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Thursday, August 16, 2012

The copy

I was trying to think of a way to style this little red skirt I made which I hadn't done before, and thought I would be clever and see how Shea has been wearing hers - which is the actual skirt from J.Crew that I was copying when I made mine.

When I saw her knotted gingham top, I thought, perfect - it's just what I'll wear. It wasn't until later when I remembered I'd already done this combo last fall.
Oh well. I have a hat this time. It's not like I have some rule against repeating anyway.

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The Rundown
Gingham Button Down J.Crew
Red Skirt Made by Me
Sandals Onex
Panama Hat Gap similar 
Bag Coach City Bag Thrifted
Elephant Bracelet Ebay 
Black Bracelet Thrifted
Gold Cuff Avon
Ring Thrifted

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43 comments:

Annie said...

So cute - love the gingham shirt tied like that, and love love love that hat!

TaraMixandMatch said...

You always rock hats, I need to take a lesson from you...and I think this combo is so cute!

Closet Fashionista said...

Haha, well it is a good combo ;) And all your accessories are changed, so it's totally different :p
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Shea Sayers said...

Hey, thanks for the shout out lady! It's funny how if we didn't have blogs, we would (most likely) never remember what we wore a season or two ago. Sometimes I forget even within the month, so I find myself searching the blog to see if I've already worn something, haha! But I think your accessories change this up enough, it's not a complete repeat of last fall. (But even if it were, that would be totally okay--it's a cute look, if I do say so myself!)

Style Journey said...

You always look so good in hats. I feel like an idiot wearing one. I think my head is huge, lol. Love the gingham and red paired together! Heather

Francesca said...

so cute! i have a hat just like that. looks great on u

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Alissa said...

You are such a major fashionista. Plus your hat is freaking fantastic!

Amy said...

Love the knotted Gingham!

Perfection!

Amy
Leopard and Lillies

Courtney Erin said...

Really good and classic outfits bear repeating I think...and the hat i a good addition.

Courtney ~ http://sartorialsidelines.com

Fashion Meets Food said...

What a gorgeous outfit! You always look so chic in hats! xo

The Small Fabric Of My Life said...

I love gingham shirts. My favourite are in the Gap Boys' section. Looks great with the red skirt.

Jessica Gitler said...

it really is a perfect match ... love it with the hat too!
Jess
JESS CAUSE BLOG

Whitney James said...

super cute! love the shirt and the tied knot.

Frannie Pantz said...

Wait a minute--you MADE this skirt??? Too cute! Well done! As you might remember I am a huge gingham fan, so naturally I love your outfit. And the hat does make a difference anyway, says I. Great look Lydia!

Amber said...

repeats are sometimes necessary especially when they are this cute

Ali Hval said...

You added a hat, so it's totally different. Totally! ;) And I wouldn't have even remembered this outfit, so no worries. You look so fresh n' fierce gurl. Plus you've got that awesome animal head bracelet to work with it now~ yeep yeep.

This makes me want to recreate some of your outfits with my clothes. Should be fun enough!

Little-Hat said...

So pretty! The hat really does make the outfit, so I don't think it qualifies as a repeat. ;)
And I'm super-impressed that you made the skirt! Wow!

xoxox
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Lynne DeVenny said...

I think we real girls with limited budgets are happy to see repeat outfits on our fave style bloggers. And I'm pretty sure most of us don't remember the first time 'round either :)

Shey said...

Lyddie you look so beautiful in the first picture, well in all but the first picture is my favorite.

Elaine said...

Very cute :) I actually made a similar skirt a little bigger for my pregnancy that I've had difficulty styling. It's just a weird fit so I might just scrap it... but your copy of Shea's gave me an idea!

Juneli said...

If you look this fab, why not repeat as many times as you want? Love it!
Love
Juneli from Fashionably Yours

Eli said...

You made that skirt? That's so awesome! I love the rich color.

Bravoe Runway said...

This looks great, I have a tomato red skirt which I can't figure out any other way to style! You've just given me some inspiration :)

Lisa - respect the shoes said...

Oh gingham never goes out of style!

April said...

You did a great job at styling that skirt! & i'm obsessed with that elephant bracelet! Its adorable!

XO

jess said...

The knotted gingham top looks cool. It makes this outfit feel effortless.

Shabby, Chic, & Cheap said...

hat and different purse = different outfit! I love the combo!

Well... said...

This is such a cute outfit! I adore the knotted gingham shirt and your hat. Plus, you made that skirt? Awesome job! :)

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t said...

I like the gingham shirt worn this way!

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Fashion babel said...

love it!you're pretty.
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wardrobeexperience said...

cute outfit!!! this time i'm so in love for everything gingham!

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Creando mi armario said...

Amazing outfit!, i follow you now :), kisses.

Chic 'n Cheap Living said...

The combination definitely still works and the hat sets it off perfectly for summer!

xoxo,
Chic 'n Cheap Living

A Stylized Hysteria said...

You know, before blogging i didn't care if I repeated an outfit. Now I try so hard to not do so, even if I'm not doing outfit photos.

I'd be cool repeating an outfit as cute as yours, though.

Kathleen Lisson said...

Great hat!

Shawna said...

When an outfit works why fix it. I love both looks, with and with out the hat. But if I had to choose this would be my favorite.

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Inez said...

Repetition is the mother of skill. :) cute look.

Alex Elizabeth said...

This combo is super cute, even if you have done it before. It looks like you're ready for an outdoor picnic!

Mrs. J said...

You both look super cute and I really like the addition of your hat. Great job on the skirt I need hop back on our (hubby sews better then me) sewing machine.

Amy Higg said...

such a cute outfit! to red skirt goes so lovely with that top.

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Lorena said...

You have the gift of always making things work - nicely done.
Now I want your animal bracelet too...

Zuley Blue said...

Nothing wrong with repeating for sure! I can't wait to "repeat" some of my fave outfits.