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Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Trendy tribal

I don't wear very much black. For me, it's one of the hardest neutrals to mix color with because of the often extreme contrast. So I like to stick with white, throw in a great print and a statement necklace.
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The Rundown
Tribal Print Top TJMaxx - Zipper Pencil Skirt H&M - Sandals Onex Nile - Necklace Kohls - Sunnies Aldo - Nail Color Essie's Turquoise & Caicos

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40 comments:

  1. you nailed it, even if you don't normally wear much black. i wear too much black :)

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  2. Oooh love it! Such a great monochrome look! :D

    (and yea, the price/wear doesn't work for some things, but for others it works really well. ;) )
    http://www.closet-fashionista.com/

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  3. That's a great skirt Lyddie, I also tend to stay away from black, funny thing a few years ago black ruled over my closet.

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  4. You pulled off the black and white look, thanks to that fun print!

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  5. Lovely. I really like this look. The skirt is awesome!

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  6. First off I have to say your hair looks fab-all shiny and glossy. And yes I have too much black in my wardrobe too but it's sort of under control. I think!

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  7. Great outfit!

    I actually wear black too much. Most days I'm too lazy to coordinate colours and black is easy.

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  8. Love the blouse and I think you've styled it perfectly. I've been looking for something tribal but haven't quite found the right piece, but I think this is great. You look lovely.

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  9. Fantastic top! And that necklace is perfect!

    www.cashmereandcandy.com

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  10. I'm completely the opposite, I can't ever stop wearing black. You look beautiful in it! The tribal print top is lovely.

    www.TheFancyTeacup.com

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  11. You may not wear much black but black looks fabulous on you.

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  12. Another stunning look! Love the top and the side zipper on the skirt.

    http://badjoan.blogspot.com/

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  13. I'm really digging on the tribal print aesthetic.

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  14. I usually stay away from all black as well, but I would definitely wear this outfit. You already know how much I love your skirt and the tribal print top gets extra points too. Super cute outfit!

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  15. i love the print of this top! i got a romper from target with a similar print which i love! looks great with that statement necklace.

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  16. This is a total win. I love the zip up front and tribal accents. Yes, I do.

    xo,
    C

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  17. Totally love this one! Of course, classic chic: black and white + geomterycal print!
    On a separate note... how do you manage to do posts almost everyday?
    Amazing productivity!
    Love,
    MV
    http://crashingred.com

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  18. Such beautiful pictures! The printed top is amazing.

    CLASSY & FABULOUS

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  19. Such beautiful pictures! The printed top is amazing.

    CLASSY & FABULOUS

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  20. That skirt is awesome! I stopped by H&M the other day and got the blue skirt I was stalking, I'll look for this one too!

    xoxo,

    Chic 'n Cheap Living

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  21. What a fun outfit! I am definitely adoring the tribal print lately!

    xo

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  22. killing this tribal look! i love the top! x

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  23. I am so loving that tribal print top - this outfit is fantastic! :)

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  24. I think this is a great way to style a bold print with some black - it looks perfect!

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

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  25. This works so nicely. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  26. I like black and color because it's such a contrast! But black and white is always a wonderful combination. So classic.

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  27. What a sassssssy little pencil skirt! Love the front zipper, so cute. It's great against the horizontal tribal pattern of the top!

    -Marie
    So What If I Like Pretty Things

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  28. I like the unexpected zipper detail of your skirt and it works well with the tribal print top.:D

    Have a happy June, Lydia!:D

    ***** Marie *****
    allthingsmarie.com

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  29. I LOVE that top! The zipper detail on the front of the skirt is super cute as well. xx

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  30. I didn't use to wear black either until I realized how quick, easy and polished you can look in it.

    On a side note, the print on the top is really unique and interesting!

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  31. Tribal prints are my favorite for summer. Add a wooden bangle and you're good to go! Or, you know, a pair of fab sandals like yours.

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  32. i have the opposite problem, I wear too much black especially to work since I can just grab a pair of black pants and any ole top and be done with it. Thats why I like your blog so much, it always provides me with inspiration especially for work outfits that are colorful and of course cute.

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  33. I love black and white, the most striking combination. The print on this top is great.

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  34. You are rocking the black like a pro! I love how the print and necklace add great texture and interest to this look. Basic black this is definitely NOT!

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  35. I love that necklace! Black's doing pretty well for you!

    Sincerely,
    Sabrina

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  36. omg this is creepy, I just bought a slowy indian inspired printed top on the weekend. I think we have very similar taste :)

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  37. Stunning, simple outfit! Love it.

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  38. Love the zippered pencil skirt and your tribal inspired top. You find the cutest items at TJ Maxx.

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