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Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Stopping traffic

Literally. I stepped out to the edge of the road and the cars stopped to let me jaywalk. I did it three times just to be sure, and one time it was a cop. I'm not sure if that counts less or more. Either way, this is by far the brightest, most neon, most traffic stopping blazer in existence and for once I'm grateful that I'm single, because I know if I had a boyfriend he'd be full of backhanded comments about looking I should be directing traffic or working on the side of the road.

No, I can revel in the obscene brightness of the blazer in peace.

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The Rundown
Graphic Print Dress c/o London Times
Neon Notch Collar Blazer JCPenney
Long Sleeve Tee Gap
Boots Madden Girl similar
Willis Bag Coach Thrifted
Bracelets Kohls, Thrifted
Earrings Market in Italy similar
Hammered Ring Thrifted similar
Sunglasses Ray-Ban Emma
Nail Color Sally Hansen Nail Strips Kitty Kitty

42 comments:

  1. I love that we are both wearing neon in our posts. Also, boyfriends do NOT get the neon thing so you are super lucky that there wasn't one there to make snarky comments.

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  2. OH my goodness - I LOVE that neon blazer! So fun and so awesome that it helped you stop traffic :)

    Annie
    The Other Side of Gray

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  3. Definitely a traffic stopper my dear! And I loooooove it, it's fun, sophisticated and youthful too! Great pieces in deed!

    Cee. ♥

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  4. Wow, this blazer is such a show stopper, literally! I love it! You paired it with such a lovely dress!

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  5. Whoah! This blazer is awesome. No wonder you stopped traffic!

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  6. I haven't had the chance to sport neon, but this is definitely traffic stopping neon! :)

    Chandra
    More Modern Modesty

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  7. No wonder cars stopped - you are such a beautiful woman and look great in this outfit!

    Annette
    Lady of Style

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  8. Holy crap - I adore this!!!! I'm not at all surprised that you're stopping traffic. Wow.

    Courtney ~ http://sartorialsidelines.com

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  9. Stopping a cop car is like, ten people. So you totally stopped traffic 12 times, Lyddie. That blazer does seem like quite the traffic stopper, though, and I love how you didn't stop with the neon with it alone--the way your blazer follows the lines of the neon on your skirt is just perfect, planned or not!

    Keep on doin' your thing. Just don't get run over. :)

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  10. You are traffic stopping today for sure! Love the dress!

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  11. I love that dress - such a unique pattern...or combo of patterns I should say :D

    2ndhand Knowledge: A Style Blog

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  12. Beautiful blazer... but I am all for the dress !
    Amazing pattern and i just realized it's actually a short sleeve dress and that you layered it with a long sleeve top underneath. I can only tell because you the list of garments worn.
    AND i think you would still stop traffic sans the jacket:)

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  13. WOAH BABY! That is one bright blazer, ha ha. I'd never be brave enough for it, ha ha
    http://www.closet-fashionista.com/

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  14. Wow, I love your dress and blazer. I think you can definitely stop traffic and turn a few heads. Neon is at the top of my radar right now.

    Tracy @ Sunny Days and Starry Nights

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  15. I love that you embraced the neon in the winter! Definitely a bright pop for dreary days!

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  16. Lydia , you are SO funny. This post made me laugh so much. I'm all for the brightness. I'm over the darkness of winter!

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  17. That jacket is suck a killer piece...definitely a "traffic stopper". I think I am going to have to get that dress...love the pattern!

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  18. Love that blazer! I saw one on super sale at JC Penney, but passed on it and now I'm regretting it!!!!!! Super flattering dress too :) XOXO

    jrebeccastyle.blogspot.com

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  19. The blazer is gorgeous...even if you literally did stop traffic!

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  20. Stop! In the name of neon fashion!
    That's definitely a traffic stopper ...definitely can't miss you in a crowd!! I joke. It is a great color and modern cut...goes so well with the LT dress that looks very comfy.

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  21. Highlighter yellow has got to be my favorite neon! Even trumping pink which is huge for me! I love it. I saw this at jcp a few days ago. I got some neon coral pants for 14 bucks! Holla! LOVE JCP! wish i had one in the city!
    HOTPINKstyle

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  22. LOVE the neon blazer - I'd love to add something that bold to my closet!

    elle [wonderfelle world]

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  23. That dress is gorgeous! I love the graphic print & the neon accents! So pretty!

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  24. I love the color of your blazer! In this case, I think it's ok that you stopped traffic.

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  25. No this is exactly how to stop traffic the right way. You look fantastic!

    www.living-thesuite-life.blogspot.com

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  26. great dress & jacket lydia! wtg!
    http://www.averysweetblog.com/

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  27. Love that graphic print dress on you and the neon paired with it is just perfect! x, Kat

    Love and Ace

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  28. neon is always so fun to wear
    ~andrea
    www.wearitbetter.com

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  29. Aside from the fact that it's really cute, there are obvious benefits to have a traffic stopping blazer - you should just keep it in your car in case you're ever running late and don't have time to get to a crosswalk! Absolutely love your dress, it's not a print I would normally expect to be attracted to but it pulled me in right away - you wear it beautifully :)
    xox,
    Cee

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  30. Wow - your jacket is all sorts of awesome. And I adore the dress on you. Perfection!

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  31. Such an awesome neon blazer! I really like it with the printed dress too :)

    Away From The Blue

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  32. I love the print on that dress! And def the jacket is a great topper.

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  33. That Neon blaze is waw!!!
    www.simplementbouchra.blogspot.com

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  34. I love this outfit. So cool, and a bit Proenza. Although these days everything seems to look like PS or Prabal Gurung to me!

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  35. a very fun color to rock this spring.
    I love all your accessories.

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  36. This is totally my style! I love neons.Target has a very similar blazer, that's where I thought it was from at first glance. How much was it? A neon blazer has been on my spring wish list, I just might have to get one from jcp.

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  37. Loooove the blazer! And that dress is fabulous - I love the slight drop-waist on it.

    There are so many things in my closet that Josh gives me grief about, but I bet he would never let me hear the end of it if I bought a blazer like this one :)

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