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Thursday, December 30, 2010

2010 Wrap up!

Mustard Cords (My new favorite pants!)
Green Coat that has no pockets, what a horrible thing to forget.
Seersucker in the freezing cold?
Winter florals and the start of a style challenge.

Neon snake print and ruffles -the outfit everyone voted for!
V-day cuteness.
Out playing in the snow!
Freezing on my little sis's Birthday.

A day that actually felt like spring, so more florals were in order
In my sailor suit to go and see the play "On the Town"
The start of a capsule wardrobe challenge
An outfit styled for me by Ali of The Drawing Mannequin

A trip to Italy begins -- Rome on my Birthday!
And I pretty much live in my purple scarf...
I find a Desigual skirt that I have to add to my closet,
And when I find out I'm not going to be able to leave because of the volcano, I buy a new dress (and bag and sandals and earrings)!

Wearing a pair of shorts I made and never ever wore - I finally got over my shorts aversion.
A rushed morning produces a cute outfit.
My J.Crew steal making it's debut on Mother's Day.
My new bag and scarf from Italy refresh an old dress.

I pulled out my boots for some summer boot action.
Embraced horizontal stripes more than ever before.
Remixed some old favorites.
Put together a look inspired by Lucky Magazine (one of many).

For lack of a white top, I wore pjs out.
Lots of white layers always feel like summer.
Got the white top, and a fun pair of shorts that look like a skirt!
Some bright poppies make for a wonderful summer dress.

Ahhh summer, days spent at the beach...
I got my amazing fabulous Jeffery Campbell Splendid sandals after stalking Nordstroms website for a week.
I made a new skirt.
Actually, two new skirts.

September came and things started to get a little bit cooler, I pulled my red bag out of it's slumber.
And made a red skirt (which I can't seem to get enough of).

I tried out my first monochrome look, piling on layers of navy.
Stretching the potential of the LBD, as always...
Enjoying an unusually warm fall day, and playing in the leaves.
Finally realizing I should just add a belt to a huge shawl to make it a perfect piece of outerwear.

A surprise pop of turquoise makes a statement outfit.
Keeping warm and cozy in the dropping temps.
A Thanksgiving outfit probably better for an evening out...
My thrifted fur collar starting to make an appearance on every coat I own.

Turning office wear in to polished party apparel.
Transforming a summer dress into winter wear.
Leopard and red - is there a better combo?
Well, maybe leopard and pink?

Well, that is it!! My roundup post for the year. This took me four hours to put together, which is insane, so please enjoy it, and spend a very long time looking at these photos. 
I've decided if I do a collage post next December 31st, I'm going to have to make the collage at the end of each month rather than waiting and doing them all in one evening. 

I've been loving everyone else's end of year round ups - it has been a very stylish year ladies - and I'm sure we will only be more fabulous in 2011. 
Hope you all have a wonderful time bringing in the new year!


Ali said...

Wahhhhhh, I love all these outfits, but you know that. <333 I love your all blue monochrome look and of course the outfit I styled you, aweee! 8D

You are my favorite bloggger for a reason. <3

Dr. Da said...

So glad the leopard pencil skirt made it into the recap twice! It is one of my favorite pieces in your closet, I daresay I covet it!

Courtney Erin said...

Great recap - you've had a very fashionable year indeed (and I'm drooling over many of the things in your closet)!

xoxo ~ Courtney

Vanessa said...

Wow!you are so consistently stylish! I can't even pick a top 5 because I love all the looks. Ok, I'll mention a few: the Valentine's Day look, the military inspired blue trench with gold broach and the belted cape are all tops for sure!
this is an amazing post and it's so cool to see all your highlights in one spot! Good job!

❥ ќʀɨsтɨиɑ said...

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kris said...

You've really inspired me to care more about my style. Give me a couple months, and you'll see a complete transformation (I hope!). Thank you, and have a wonderful New Year.

Chic 'n Cheap Living said...

Great color and new additions (I want Jeffrey Campbell next year!) Happy New Year dear!

❥ ќʀɨsтɨиɑ said...

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Toni Tralala said...

I never thought of mustard pants. It actually looks great. :)

Your September happens to by my favorite one. I love every single article of clothing in it!

Eli said...

soooooo many inspirational and fun outfits! have a great NYE!

eek said...

I love your collages - fabulous!
Happy 2011!

Meek said...

I absolutely adore your blogs, it is one of my favorites. I hope you have a wonderful New Year and I cant wait to see your style in 2011 :)

Pam @ over50feeling40 said...

seeing all of your looks together really shows your styling talents! I so look forward to 2011 and what you will bring!!
Happy New Year!

Closet Fashionista said...

YAYYY!! Such a great recap, and such a great year in fashion hehe :D

tallgirlblogging said...

What a great recap! Looks like it has been a stylish year indeed. You do a great job of wearing colour. It really pops in the collage. Happy new year!

Iris said...

The time spend was totally worth it I love your collages... you picked some great outfits!

Kimberly said...

Great recap and I love the collages! Here's to another stylish year ahead!

Kara said...

I love all your printed pieces. Have a great New Year and a fabulous 2011!!
Sprinkles in Springs

A.Co said...

I love this!!! But 4 hours?! Lydia, you are dedicated. :)

Thanks for sharing. It's so cool how you 'cut out' the photos of yourself - how'd you do that?! I like!!

HAPPY NEW YEAR LYDIA!!!! (it's been so great 'meeting' you in 2010~ :)

A.Co @ A.Co est. 1984

PS - I looooove the blazer from December with the fur collar - I'm immediately going to attached a fur collar I have to one of my blazers! WOOT!

Jodi said...

great wrap up.. I bet it took a long time to put together!! we bloggers are kindof crazy arent we ?? LOL... love this post and all your outfits and cant wait to see what you come up with for 2011!!

Happy New Year Beautiful!! xoxo J

Amber Blue Bird said...

i think the month of September is my fave, have a wonderful NYE

Lexy @ Quirky Explosion said...

AH, I love end of the year wrap ups too. Yours is NO EXCEPTION. It's so fabulous. I love seeing how much your style changes and evolves. SO FIERCE.

Happy New Year! Keep being such an awesome blogger with a whole party of awesome posts and outfits!

Sarah Dee said...

Happy new year dear! It was so exciting to see these photos are realize Ive read every post! Hope your 2011 rocks! (cant wait to read about it =)

<3 Sarah

Tashrin said...

I just realized there are many things in your closet that I would love to wear. I am so glad I met you this year Lyddie. :)

Really excited to see what 2011 brings us.

Have a wonderful New Year :)

Look forward to hearing from you


Tashrin from Toronto, Canada

The Fancy Teacup said...

What a great roundup of your outfit posts. My most favorite months of yours were May and September, but of course you look so pretty and chic in all of your outfits :)

Have a wonderful new year!

The Fancy Teacup
much love.

agnes said...

super montage, et j'aime beaucoup tous ces looks.
Bonne année 2011

monica said...

u've had a quite a well dressed year my dear

hope 2011 is even better

virgo08 said...

Wow, what a wrap-up! I love your Rome looks - especially the last green dress. So glad I found your blog this year!!

Lydia x

Lisa Lisa Lisa said...

I kept scrolling through and going "Ooh, I like that month the best, no wait, the next one, No wait!..."
I hope you had a lovely New Year and I can't wait to follow along to see what else is in store for you! I've enjoyed getting to know you through your blog over the past several months :)

cococricketsmama said...

what a fun 12 months collage-y fun!
Happy 2011 friend, I wish all things wonderful to come you way!

Fleur said...

the summeroutfits are my favourite :)
but i really am in loveeee with the green coat on the first (january) picture! looks so good on you!
i wish you a magical 2011!

p.s. i like your blog :)

Lady Lipstick said...

Hey girl!! THank you so much for stopping by!!! I am loving your blog. And there are so many amazing outfits on this post it's hard to pick the best!!! You have fabulous style!
Happy New Year to You!!!


Everyone Loves Lipstick Style Blog

Ashley said...

Wow--all of these are great outfits! I love them. You wear scarves so fantastically and all of your leopard print is to die for! I think June is my favorite month!

I can't believe I haven't been to your blog before...it's seriously inspiring. I'm your newest follower!

Sally said...

Sooo many great looks!
Happy New Year lady :)

Camille said...

I had fun looking, Thanks for spending the 4 hours !

closet365 said...

What a cool review. You have worn some fabulous looks this year, lady! Well done and Happy New Year!

Eli said...

hope you had a great nye and New years day!! what a cute recap, you have amazing style so I cant wait to see what you have in store for 2011!

CC said...

Amazing outfits! Love the green coat from the January outfits. :)

Marloes. said...

Oh my, I love your style!
The mustard pants are perfect!!

Henar said...

Cool compilation, I loved this!! :)


Henar said...

Cool compilation, I loved this!! :)


Artfully Awear said...

Oh, I love all of your colorful outfits! My favorite is the aqua dress with pink flowers. Lovely roundup. Happy New Year! ps--I'm following your blog!

Sabina said...

Love all the bold prints and color you wear.


Jessica said...

Such a stylish year for you! The green dress from Italy is one of my favorites.

Thrive on Novelty said...

wow great post! you have such amazing style! xx

Diana Mieczan said...

Wow! Whan an amazing post:) I loved reading your posts for the past year and I cant wait to read it this year
Happy New Year, sweetie

A La Mode et Plus! said...

Great wrap-up post!! I love Feb, March and September the most but you looked fabulous all year :)

gina said...

What an awesome collection of outfits!