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Friday, November 9, 2012

Wine and olives

Here is the maxi in the alternate color, 'winter wine' which is definitely the color of this fall.
I am all about being comfy and cozy on these cold, grey days - so that is what this outfit is.

The one aspect I dislike of this maxi skirt is the really wide yoke, which you can't see because I've taken care to conceal it. It certainly won't be hard to layer things over it, though I really would like to have the option to tuck things. Perhaps I can just hide the yolk under a wide belt...

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The Rundown
Maxi Skirt Old Navy
Top Gap
Sweatshirt Blazer Olive & Oak via TJMaxx similar
Boots Madden Girl
Willis Bag Coach Thrifted
Bauble Necklace JewelIQ
Earrings Thrifted similar 
Ring Thrifted similar
Bracelet Thrifted
 

52 comments:

  1. Great color combo and I agree with the wide yoke dilemma.. I am not a fan of those either and am more of a 'tuck it in' kinda girl with the ultimate accessory of a wide belt!!
    I love this outfit on you and you have concealed the waistline well!

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  2. I hate that issue that I often have with maxi skirts. The yoke can be so awkward and adds bulk in my opinion! Two things that you never want!

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  3. Okay, I like all your maxi skirts but this one is hands down my favorite! That color! And it's gorgeous with that olive green top.

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  4. LOVE the color combination! such great colors to transition into fall - and your outfit looks so comfy, which is such a major plus in the cold temperatures
    tiffany
    www.hydrangeasandhandbags.com

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  5. So many great colours! And I love you much you're rocking maxis these days. We got 31 cm of snow here yesterday so my maxi wearing days are over a bit I think but it's nice that I can live vicariously through you.

    Courtney ~ http://sartorialsidelines.com

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  6. LYDDIE this is such a beautiful outfit oh my goodness. Grey and olive are seriously the most stunning colors on you~ that necklace against the green is seriously picture perfect. Gonna stick you on my tumblr now (with credit of course ;D).

    And I love that bracelet!

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  7. You've done well at concealing the wide yoke. I think this is a beautifull maxi skirt. Definitely love the wine and olive colours together. Happy weekend. xx/Madison

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  8. LOVE that wine maxi skirt. Gorgeous color.

    xo,
    Terry

    http://terrys-two-cents.blogspot.com

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  9. I love this color combination. And LOVE your necklace. Cute outfit!

    Amy

    Fashion and Beauty Finds

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  10. I wouldn't have thought to wear those two colors together, but the combination looks really nice.

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  11. amazing colors :)




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  12. loving the colors here! have a great weekend.

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  13. Awesome look, dear! Perfect style! And very cute blog!

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    xxx

    Tatiana

    http://www.bonnie23blog.blogspot.com/

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  14. Loving this!! And that necklace is so fun! I love it :D Very J Crew :)
    http://www.closet-fashionista.com/

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  15. Absolutely lovely combination. Wine and Olive, I'd never have thought of that.

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  16. I love this outfit :) The olive top pairs very well with the maroon skirt! I would have never thoght of this combo :) x

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  17. I just looove that skirt, such a pretty color! It looks great paired with olive too.

    Also, I don't know if it will work, but one of my maxi skirts is like that and when I want to tuck in a shirt I sort of fold the yoke down (in half) and then put a belt over that. If that makes sense?

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  18. I went and looked at these skirts and I just couldn't figure out how to get past the yoke problem. (Why do they even put those on skirts? So unflattering!) I can't even see the yoke on your skirts and after seeing you style both, I think I might have to go back and see if I can make them work.
    I love that soft blazer, it looks so cozy and warm, perfect for the colder weather!

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  19. love the skirt, I just ordered two myself and hope I love them as much as you do!
    Jess
    JESS CAUSE BLOG

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  20. great color combo and i love that you added the touches of gray to it
    brett

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  21. you always get the best breezy wind photos. Whenever the wind hits me I look like I'm being mauled by a freezing cold tiger.

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  22. Oh, what a gorgeous color combination. I love the color of the skirt and that blazer is fabulous.

    Have a great weekend!

    Gracey

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  23. I am loving your color combo in this outfit. And that jacket looks so soft and comfy!

    ~Whitney
    www.whitneynicjames.com

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  24. love the maxi skirt!!! ;)
    kisses
    http://blogcashmeremafia.blogspot.com

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  25. Beautiful outfit. It looks comfortable and chic. I love the color of the maxi skirt and I would love to have the sweatshirt blazer!

    Jessica @ Sunny Days and Starry Nights

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  26. I love this colour combination! I have very few maxi dresses and trying to remix them? I haven't tried...lol

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  27. Love the wine and olive together, and the blazer is a nice touch too :)

    AwayFromTheBlue.blogspot.com.au

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  28. i like how you paired the wine and olive together. i always worry i'm gonna look like christmas but you've managed to pull this off without that at all! i think maybe i can try it now too! great necklace too!

    http://spinning-threads.blogspot.com

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  29. very pretty blazer, you sure do look comfy !

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  30. well, you definitely hid it well, cos I can't see what the problem is! Love the color of the skirt!
    ♥ laura
    the blog of worldly delights
    the shop of worldly delights

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  31. Maxi skirts are definitely your thing, they look so good on you, I didn't think they were so versatile but you've proved me wrong because they look good in any season.

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  32. Lovely outfit! You look stunning :)
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    Xox, isa
    www.amazinglybe-au-tiful.blogspot.com

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  33. Your skirt is gorgeous! Wow I absolutely love the colour of it! I really like your blog! It would be nice if you could stop by my blog sometime too (I'm from England) as I post my outfits, likes and more. Also, if you wanted to follow each other on FB, just let me know and I would be happy to! :) :)

    www.raindropsofsapphire.com

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  34. wow, what an absolutely gorgeous color combo! would have never paired them. great inspiration!

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  35. SO MUCH to love in this post! The color combo here is gorgeous, I love your sweatshirt blazer, and even I love the neon piping on the "similar" sweatshirt blazer too. Awesome post :)

    AllMouthAndTrousers

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  36. It's a beautiful color and style! Love the green with it. Looks good!
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  37. wow ı loved the autumn colors!
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    kisses
    http://styleglaze.blogspot.com

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  38. absolutely LOVE this color combo! so fresh and rich :) thanks for visiting my blog xo jess
    www.stylizedluxe.blogspot.com

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  39. Great color combination! Maxi skirts always look so good on you, I wish I could pull them off :(

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  40. I would never have thought to pair olive green with this dark fuschia wine shade, but the combination is lovely! However, I am distracted by your blazer, which I absolutely adore. The black piping on the gray is an amazing detail.
    xox,
    Cee

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  41. Oh my goodness - these colors are gorgeous together! Love love love this look :)

    Annie
    The Other Side of Gray

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  42. You look beautiful, love this outfit!

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

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  43. Wow! You have taste, girl. The colors looks good together. That's for sure. I so love the maxi skirt.
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  44. I just got a purple maxi, though not exactly this color. Wonder if it would look good with olive? I think I'm going to have to try it!

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