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Thursday, July 19, 2012

Sequined ikat

Having air conditioning at home and air conditioning at work gave me the false sense that I could actually wear jeans.
It was far too hot and humid for something crazy like that.
But this color combo, and my new sequined ikat top, I adore.

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The Rundown
Sequined Ikat Top J.Crew
Mint Skinny Jeans LC for Khols similar at Target, Gap, and Urban Outfitters
Mint Sandals Frye
Yellow Belt TJ Maxx
Necklace Kohls
Ring Home D'Jour Consignment
Bracelet The Cavernous Jewelry Box
Nail Color Essie Aruba Blue
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Ali Hval said...

Adding to your ikat print collection, I see. ;) But they look so good on you, I can't see why you wouldn't! And especially with the yellow belt and mint jeans. So very colorful you are!

Yeah, it is still too humid for jeans. I take a summer class and our building is freezing, but then I'm instantly hit with humidity once I walk outside. Just can't win. NO VICTORIES.

eek said...

This is a fantastic color combination. And I have decided that I probably won't be wearing jeans until October...

TaraMixandMatch said...

That tank is so you...I love it!

Jessica Gitler said...

this shirt and pant combo is awesome .. love the yellow belt a lot too!!


We are both talking about jeans.
Connections??? You wear them with panache, my friend.

Closet Fashionista said...

Woohoo love this!! And I miss jeans so much, but it is just too darn hot... *cries* ha ha

Gray Skies said...

Sequins AND ikat?! I want this top so badly now. And you still looked super cute even though you were too hot :)

I have to say, air conditioning in offices is usually pretty ridiculous in the summer. At my college in California, and at my old job here in Portland, the air conditioning would be so bad that I'd have to dress for winter in 90-degree weather, just so I'd be warm enough inside.

Courtney Erin said...

OMG, I adore that top! And it looks amazing paired with the mint jeans, even if it turned out to be a little too warm of an outfit.

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Lena's Blend said...

Pretty color combo, this outfit silhouette is also very flattering on you.


Amber said...

Girl you be crazy! Jeans are a no no this time of year. Oh well you live and learn. But you do look cute even though you are probably sweating bullets in these shots. I know I would have been.

Shey said...

I also like the color combination, how do you keep your hair from getting all frizzed even in high humidity?

Nic said...

LOL i feel the same way today. like what was i thinking??? jeans in this weather?? smh...anywho, you look great and i love the color of the denim.

stay cool ;-)


Rebecca said...

I like the sequins. I normally wear jeans a lot, but it has been too hot for them lately!

rlutz said...

It is so freezing inside with the air that I had on pants too today and was dying when I stepped outside! That top is fantastic!!

Gracey at Fashion for Giants said...

Sequins and ikat might just be a match made in heaven. Love your sandals too!

Frannie Pantz said...

Girl I feel ya. I wore a blazer today thinking the same thing. Foolish decision on my part. Love your sparkly Ikat tank though!

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

Hahahaha I totally know what you're talking about. Sometimes I think I can wear tights in Panama's hot weather (and sometimes it actually IS bearable) and then BAM: hottest day ever!!! Hsahahahah. I DO love your jeans though. The colors of this outfit are just divine.


chocolatefashioncoffee said...

great colors :)


Izumi Bogen said...

you look beautiful!

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Fashion Tales said...

Even though I have many jeans I seem to only wear one style, haha! because I wear dresses mostly. I love that sparkling purple top with the aqua coloured jeans. You look lovely! :)xx

Chic 'n Cheap Living said...

I have similar pants and need to pull them out soon!

Chic 'n Cheap Living

hannah said...

Ikat AND sequins! Ah-mah-zing! Given that I am a major proponent of sequins for day, this makes me so happy. Add to that mint jeans and you have ticked all my Summer 12 loves! You look gorgeous x

christine said...

I commend you for being brave by wearing jeans during the heat wave. Still, it looks cute!!

CessOviedo said...

Cute combo! Totally cheerful and sweet, love the sequins!

Cess O. <3 The Outfit Diaries

Natasha xoxo said...

Love the mint skinnies! I haven't been able to find a pair that fits me yet ;)

<3, natasha @ twenty-something blog

Lorena said...

There you have it... the story of my life!
I think the colors look spectacular together :)

JC Leonids said...

I know what you mean about A/C... my office is always freezing but when I step outside, the 110 degree heat is all the more unbearable!

Anyway, that sequin top is gorgeous & I love the colors you paired it with!


Daniela said...

looks great! I love an ikat print!

Iqra said...

I love the jeans, I can see why it couldn't be helped despite the nasty humid weather. Love the ikat top, it looks great !

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compradora anonima said...

love the jeans, the color is fab

"coy" colleen said...

love the sequins! such a subtle statement piece

a coy perspective

Punctuation Mark said...

Jeans in the summer are tough to wear... Great color though!

Kendra Alexandra said...

Gorgeous outfit girl!
Love your blog by the way, about to go back through your old posts :)
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Longuette said...

you've been able to match colours in a really nice way, brava!!

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Alex Elizabeth said...

OMG, that's like... brave, wearing jeans this week. Since I don't have central air, I was not deluded. In fact, the air conditioner at work barely works. It's been 85 degrees in the office. Wear this shirt more often!! I love the sequins.

geetabix said...

Love everything about that tank! The fit, the colour, goes so well with the jeans!

georgescastle said...

You look stunning! That's a really gorgeous shirt, I love it! You always look great in such vibrant colours, I'm jealous : ).

Heather said...

Love the shoes with the pants,Frya makes the best shoes

Lynne DeVenny said...

Mint skinny jeans are on my list - when I remove my self-imposed shopping ban.

I love this outfit. It's a color and texture treat.