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Friday, March 23, 2012

Neon + Neutral

These bright pink pants usually get me a few comments throughout the day; note that I said comments and not compliments, because the reaction is more along the lines of "Wow, those are some very pink pants you are wearing."

Which probably translates to: "I think you are nuts."

I love them though, and my sequined stripes, and my new white Cynthia Rowely Blazer from TJ Maxx that Christine tracked down for me.

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The Rundown
 Pink Capris Old Navy - Sequined Striped Shirt The Limited - White Blazer Cynthia Rowely via TJ Maxx - Sandals Onex - Sunnies Aldo - Ring Home D'Jour Consignement - Bracelet Taken for Granite - Nail Color Avon Loving Lavender


Gray Skies said...

Ooh, I love those pants! I still wish I had bought them from Old Navy last year.

I love when people state the obvious about my clothes - I get a lot of "That's a bright sweater" whenever I wear my neon yellow sweater. And like you said, it usually means the speaker thinks I'm crazy for wearing it :)

Courtney Erin said...

I love this on you - the pink pants are so cute and you wear them so well with the stripes and the great blazer (I am so happy you got that, BTW).

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Jessica Gitler said...

I love me some bright pink pants too, love the way you styled yours!! i just got myself a white blazer too and I am in love with it! have a great weekend!

Amber said...

hehe I get the same reaction when I wear my pink pants but who cares, I love them and you totally rock yours.

Despina T. said...

i adore bright coloured pants.great choice!lovely jacket too :) you look great.

dreaming en francais said...

Love the bright + neutral combination, you pull it off perfectly! xo


Lorena said...

I know the feel.
A comment without any adjectives- other than a color.
Well, I like them and i think you did a great job with that white blazer. It's starting to look like summer.
Today we received our first raindrops - raining season is approaching.

silvergirl said...

love the pink pants
sad i recently had to take a pair back for stretching out 2 times bigger than when i put them on

Alex Elizabeth said...

Ah yes, comments. I know them well. I still want to find pink pants... and red pants, and blue pants. I just really want some colorful pants, but I feel as if it is just not meant to be. The collar on this blazer is so sharp! White is my absolute favorite color for a blazer. The first blazer I ever had was white, and I wore it until it was more grey. I might actually still have the thing. I should look.

Rebecca said...

I should find some pink pants for summer. I have some pink cords, but they are too hot during the summer.


love your look
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have a beautiful day!

Frannie Pantz said...

Ugh. Even when people mean well, but give me comments like that, I'm like "really? Is that all you have to say? And what exactly do you mean by that?"

At any rate, these ARE pink pants but also fabulous and fabulous with the striped top!

Laura Go said...

I LOVE the pink pants! they're soooo adorable!
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One Girl said...

perfect pink if you ask me! I am looking for a top or dress in that color. BAM!!! I'll pop people's eyeballs out!! hahaha

Closet Fashionista said...

Loove the outfit! Especially the pants! I have a feeling that I will be getting a lot of comments like that when I wear mine too ;)

TaraMixandMatch said...

Well, of course you know I love the pants...love em with the sequin stripes!!

CessOviedo said...

Oh what do people know about great pink pants? Here's a compliment; I adore the look! Love the nautical vibe here but instead of red going for pink is awesome!

Cess O. <3 The Outfit Diaries

christine said...

Lyddie - Just lovely as always. I love the whole look - the blazer just adds so much sophistication to the outfit. It looks great on you. I get the same thing when I wear my blue pants...comments.. Don't care though because I plan on getting other colored pants very soon!

Clara Turbay said...

It´s great to see what you are doing in this blog.

Meredith said...

Love those pants. In my experience too, it's so funny how many adults have a hard time filtering their reactions to things I wear...it's not offensive, just interesting. I love color and usually can't go one day without wearing something bright.

Shey said...

They are bright pants but I think you did a great job toning down the colors with the classic cut of the blazer and classic striped shirt. Everything works well together.=)

Ali said...

very pink
you are so nuts
~~craAAazzYyy gurl~~

no, not really, I think they're way supa cool and not that in your face at all. Such a pretty shade! And I like how you paired them with that jacket that fits you super perfectly.

Shabby, Chic, & Cheap said...

I always love when you wear those pink capri's! The jacket balances and pulls the whole outfit together! So glad someone was able to track it down for you!

Megha Varshini said...

loooveee the pant... perfect

Kim (A Very Sweet Blog) said...

Those pink pants are fab! So uplifting.

Natasha xoxo said...

I spot hot pink pants! ;)~ I wear mine all the time.

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JewishGirlBlog said...

I love your description of "comments not compliments." whenever anyone says something like that to me I always think, "gee, could you be any more obvious??"

Style Journey said...

You and Tara from Mix and Match Fashion inspired me to hunt down a pair of bright pink pants of my own! You always style them perfectly :) Heather

Chrysta @ LiveAndLoveWork.com said...

I wore an outfit that was very bold and I got the most interesting comments from, "wow, look at you!" to "that's one helluva an outfit!" hahahaha. I wasn't quite sure what to make of it.


Marie McGrath (The Joy of Fashion) said...

Uhhhh I LOVE your bright pink pants!! So bold and fun.


The Fashionable ESQ said...

Beautiful sunset and gorgeous pants.

The Fashionable ESQ

daisymay aka Chantele said...

They are indeed very bright, but you pull them off
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chocolatefashioncoffee said...

love the color of the pants!

Bre said...

People! Those pants are great and love great on you! I like your white blazer too!

Kristin said...

I think the punchy pink is color perfection!

Sabrina said...

that fabulous blazer
I loved the photos
Sunset is always a spectacle blessed
: D

Cortnie Elizabeth said...

Love the bright pop of color against the neutral!


TheGirlAtFirstAvenue said...

I have a similar shade too.. but its always nice to turn some heads! ;)
You look great!

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Chic 'n Cheap Living said...

There is no such thing as too pink, especially in spring and summer!

Chic 'n Cheap Living

Little Tree Vintage said...

love those pants!

Mimi said...

i love how pink those pants are! what a gorgeous color! :D

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Shawna said...

You keep working the brights, they look good on you! I love these pants and I am still regreting not scooping them up last year. Great pairing with the striped T.


Caitlin said...

gorgeous outfit! love the nautical top half with the bright pink bottom half. i NEED to invest in some bright pants for spring.