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Thursday, June 2, 2011

Tied off

It seems I've adopted a new summer styling technique - the tied off button down. Of course there is absolutely nothing new about tying off a button down, except for the fact that I'd never actually done it before this spring. For real.

I guess the images from Lucky Mag and Anthropologie made an impression on my very impressionable mind, and I was quite delighted with the results. The ruffles and the pencil skirt say office, but that little knot screams beach party.
Tied off
I was super happy with my photos today, so excuse the abundance.
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The Rundown
Ruffled Button Down Gap - Pencil Skirt Iisli New York - Sandals Seychelles Gypsy - Bag Charm and Luck - Starfish Ring c/o LuShae Jewelry - Necklace Taken for Granite

Saved the best for last:
Charm and Luck

45 comments:

Kavery said...

I'm a sucker for a pretty blouse and yours ranks up there with them! You know re: flats,I went through the same thing. Most outfits look so much better with heels but my heels feel so much better in flats! Dilemma.

Beckerman Girls said...

LOVE that blue bag! It's soooo vibrant and stunning! Great hair too!!! What a wonderful spring look babe!
kisses
xoThe Beckerman Girls

www.BeckermanBitePlate.com

eek said...

Stunning photos and girl :)

Gracey said...

I don't blame you for loving these photos. You look amazing in these. Love the orange heels and turquoise bag with the neutral outfit.

Courtney Erin said...

You know I'm going to just run out and try this right? Seriously. You look amazing in these shots and I am very impressionable.

xoxo ~ Courtney
http://sartorialsidelines.blogspot.com

Meanz said...

I adore those shoes and that top! :)



Meanz (Koi Story)

Shulamit said...

ok so after reading this comment I need you to chck your inbox. there you will find my home address so that you can mail me those sexy over the top hotness orange shoes. thanks. yes I know we do not wear the same size but just think of me as one of your evil step sisters.. :D

LikeSpinningPlates said...

aw your ring is adorable and I LOVE the way the coral shoes and turquoise bag look together. Such cool colors here. I know I say this 9 million times, but your photos are so beautiful. I love the hazy effect in the background. Is that your lens that creates that effect or do you edit them to look like that? I wish I knew how to do that haha. It looks so professional!

Hayley said...

I am loving your colour clashing! the shoes are amazing =)

http://hayleyhour.blogspot.com/

20 York Street said...

I am in looove with your orange shoes! Boy, I haven't been here for awhile as I was away for a month!

Glad to see you again - you look fantastic as always!

@sincerelysab Carleton IT?! I guess I might see you around Carleton then? :) @20YS

Frannie Pantz said...

Your hair looks gawgeous dawling! Very nice photos indeed!

La Fille D'or said...

So cute! I may try that out for work too. You got some great light for your photos too : )

The Fancy Teacup said...

That blouse is so pretty on you! Loving the ruffled detail. The bag is darling, such a vivid, beautiful color. And your hair looks totally gorgeous windswept.

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WendyB said...

OMG, I haven't tied a shirt since the '80s. I used to tie and retie to get it perfect!

this free bird said...

You know you're absolutely right. That one simple knot tied in front takes the office right out of this look. I love it. The swirly ruffles down front + turquoise bag make this such an Anthro/Ruche look. Really pretty.

xo,
C

Josie said...

I ADORE those bright heels -- seriously, can I please have your wardrobe?
xo Josie
www.winksmilestyle.com

Vanessa, Take only Memories said...

So pretty! I love your shoes!

jamie-lee said...

wooo girl loving those detail shots!! you look absolutely gorgeous in all of these love the outfit xx

Dorota said...

I love the colour of that bag,you look lovely!
have a great weekend!
jewellerybijou.com

Nikki said...

waow, awesome zipper ^^ and i LOVE your sandals, they have such a pretty color! aren't it the ones from your sidebar? ^^ x

QueenDiva said...

You look great as always. Love that bag!!!

Closet Fashionista said...

Love this!! The accessories are so great :D
http://www.closet-fashionista.com/

Sil said...

Your hair looks so good today! I also liked the spin on your button down specially because it is not the typical shirt you would do that with.

jess said...

I love how you added a pop of color with the purse.

Bad Joan said...

Great outfit! Love the pop of color with the heels and purse.

http://badjoan.blogspot.com/

Lorena said...

It took me a looong time to get the button down tied look - I have done it only once ....
I like yours and specially like the necklace it's a beautiful accent to the outfit.

Carrie at In the Hammock Blog said...

those sandals are too cute!

Melina said...

Loove these photos! So sunny and summery! I agree, I like how tying the shirt gives the whole look a bit of a more laidback feel. Though the gorgeous colors in your bag and adorable shoes helps too!

xx Melina

P.S. Don't you just want to live inside that Anthropologie picture??

kileen said...

i love these photos and the turquoise bag is so pretty against the neutrals of the outfit (minus the red shoes). i absolutely love it!

cute & little

Jodi said...

very cute and I like your color combo for the shoes and bag.. will have to borrow this idea!!
xo have a great weekend xox J

Rebecca said...

I like how you paired the bright accessories with the neutral outfit.

indie.electronic.alternative. said...

this is what color blocking should look like. well done. btw, 1. can't wait to see what you buy with your june budget! and 2. i can't believe you're only 5'1'', you little nugget! :) you photograph like you're statuesque!

rach. said...

thanks for the lovely comment!

ps: has anyone ever told you that your hair is beautiful!

Claire said...

love the neutral outfit with the colorful accessories. those shoes are seriously my faves!

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Marella said...

Looove your shoes! <3

sarahs laundry said...

the pop of red is perfect :) great blog!


sarah
www.sarahslaundry.com

Maria V said...

Love how you incorporated turquoise and red colors to spice up the calm 'office' look... and just read in another post about your new found love for heels! Contrarily I had to switch to flats as heels make me too tall...:)
xoxo
MV
http://crashingred.com

Alex Elizabeth said...

I like the tied off look! Your bright bag and shoes are the perfect complement to the neutrals!

Julie said...

I love the beautiful color pops your purse and heels give this outfit! They are great pictures!

Emily said...

Yes! I love tied-off button-downs! And I love how professional this outfit looks with the neutrals and the pops of color.

Kristin said...

That bag looks gorgeous with those sandals!

Shea said...

Yes, those photos ARE gorgeous! You always manage to get the most beautiful detail shots! I'm loving the knotted button up shirt look too--it does add some fun to any look!

Ramona said...

You look so pretty in these lovely photos darling!

xoxo Ra

Mochachocolata Rita said...

LOVE the color combo. I've been wanting a decent cream/white top but haven't found the perfect one...

DaniellaBella said...

I think the tied shirt shows that you are fun and that you look good with your waist accentuated!