by - Monday, March 12, 2012

I usually buy new items with styling ideas in mind and how they would fit with my current wardrobe. Rarely do I buy new pieces together for a complete outfit. Many weeks ago, I did just this. I had pictured this white sleeveless blazer/vest over a cute LBD with pointy-toed shoes. The shoes were a success, the LBD not so much, and the vest I had to think over. I kept putting off the thinking until the return deadline passed, so now what do I do with a lab coat-like vest? I turned to my trusty gingham shirt for a preppy look. I also see potential with the vest paired with a floaty sundress, or with my white linen pants (just have to make sure I infuse some colors or I'll end up looking like Kobe).

How would you style a white sleeveless blazer?

sunglasses: Walmart aviator (similar)
vest: Forever 21 sleeveless blazer (sold here)
belt: J.Crew skinny leather (similar)
ring: Forever 21 faceted faux gemstone (sold here)
tights: Forever 21 plain knit (similar
bag: agnes b (similar) - gift from cousin

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  1. I have no clue how I would style a white blazer because I know I won't be able to pull off the look like you! I have the same J.Crew skirt...Can I ask, is this really dry clean only or have you tried washing it?

    1. I'm ashamed to say I haven't washed the skirt, lol. When the time comes I plan on taking it to the cleaners. Let me know if you do wash yours and how it ends up though!

  2. It's totally cute! Love how it adds extra dimension to your outfit :)

  3. You always seem to make it work! I likey! :)

  4. Great pairings! I love the size of the gingham checks on that shirt!

    The white vest would also be really cute with a spring-colored dress and some edgy shoes!

    1. I think I'll have to add edgy shoes to my spring wishlist ;)

  5. lovely outfit! Love the gingham shirt on you and the skirt! Great pairings! - xo

  6. I love your skirt!!
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