Wednesday, May 1, 2013

The Case for Lace

I remember being iffy about this lace top because I felt the high neckline gave off a mature vibe. In the subsequent outfits since purchasing, I thought I did a pretty good job styling the top for a modern look (ie: with a turtleneck, for business casual). Then there's today's outfit. Pulling my hair back doesn't help. Neither does a short (and big) necklace which draws attention to a spot that I wanted to downplay. It seems so obvious now after the fact, but wasn't something I gave much thought to before.

Have a good Wednesday, everyone!
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sunglasses: Walmart aviator (similar)
lips: Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick in wink for pink (sold here)
necklace: Ann Taylor (similar)
tee: Uniqlo heattech (similar)
bracelet: Madewell knot cuff (similar)
pants: LOFT Julie linen trousers (this season's sold here)
clutch: Jenny Yuen Cleo (similar)
nail polish on toes: OPI South Beach Paint My Moji-toes Red
shoes: LOFT Vaughn t-strap sandals (sold here)

10 comments:

  1. I love this look! The navy and white combo is so crisp and fresh. I have the same top and I was also iffy about the neckline (but I got it on super clearance at JCrew so I knew I couldn't pass it up). I wore mine yesterday with a chunky necklace, too. Have you tried wearing it without a long sleeve underneath? Just a heads up -it is a little itchy.

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    1. YES the lace is extremely itchy! I've only worn it with long sleeves so far, but will be trying it with the cami it came with soon. Hopefully I can get through an entire day without scratching like crazy!

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  2. love your necklace!!!you always look so chic!
    kisses from Milano
    http://sienastyle.blogspot.it/

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  3. that lace top is fab on you! xo

    http://allthingsprettyandlittle.blogspot.com/

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  4. I think you did a nice job with the whites and that really pretty pop of rosy metallic from your bag.

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  5. I think it's a beautiful top and I love that you step out of your comfort zone & challenge yourself to style a piece that may be challenging.

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  6. Gorgeous outfit Cee! Jewelries are our best friend haha! They just make everything so much better! :) Love the navy+white combo too!!

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  7. i like this!! it isn't as bad as you think! the combo here is quite lovely!

    xo P

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  8. I really love this top, it's so pretty and pairing it with white looks gorgeous on you :)


    YURI
    www.twhothousandthings.com

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