Tuesday, 19 April 2011

Nice Pair - outfit post

Of shoes? Or Cherries? Or the clips that you can see on the top of my bonce? I don't know what else you would have thought I was referring to?  

Yep. My feet are still there. Phew.

I have been trying to think of things to wear my navy skirt with -  which wavers between fun and frustrating. But -  I have finally hit upon a combo that I like. I once read / saw / was told / had a dream about - that you should not wear more than 3 colours at once when co-ordinating. I am not too sure I believe it, but I do keep it in mind when I am standing forlornly at the wardrobe door of an evening. Yes - that's right -  for work, I get my outfit ready the night before.

Skirt - Bon Marche ... Jumper  - M&S... Shoes -  Clarks
All via charity for a stonking £15.

So I went with red, green and navy. And, do you know what? I rather like it. I especially like the knitted cherries which I hunted down and bought from Josie-Mary in her Folksy shop.

Definitely one of my go-to outfits for work now. 5 mins outfit planning can pay dividends. Hurrahs!

Pip! Pip!   


20 comments:

  1. Love the outfit the cherries really make it a bit special dont they. I have a new pencil skirt which I need to get taken in you have inspired me to get right on it!

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  2. Oh, you can still see your feet?? Well done, ha ha!

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  3. I love the cherries, such an adorable accessory!
    From Carys of La Ville Inconnue

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  4. Luverley! The cherry brooch is great. xx

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  5. I like it. Yep, definitely tricky to mix more than 3 colours (unless they are part of a print/pattern).

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  6. I love it! This outfit is so cute, i love the belt and skirt together! =) And I've never heard about the "3 Colors Only" Rule, so that means I should just ignore it, right? Haha, I also need to start picking outfits out at night, would save so much time in the a.m. xoxo

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  7. Aw, cutie. That pin is absolutely wonderful.
    I've been trying to tame my own outfit-construction woes lately, and that three-color thing sounds like a good tip--gives some focus to the whole process, at least (I like colors too much...). Thanks for it!

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  8. 3 colours only? Eek, why was I not told before?
    Excellent accessorising makes the outfit 'pop' or some such fashion mag bollocks ;-) Your nails look rather fabulous also x

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  9. Isn't it funny how something small like a brooch can bring an outfit together, love this look! X

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  10. You look lovely! I have to bend over like that to see my feet too ;o)

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  11. Thanks for sharing my cherries :) I've been wearing them in my hair! Love the look x

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  12. Hmmmm, 3 colours you say? (I would do well to stick to 3 prints!)
    After #1 son told me I looked a bit like a crazy lady when I picked him up last week (took it as a compliment - don't think it was meant as such) I've been addressing the whole stipes with spots and florals thing I've had going on for a while.

    LOVING this outift...and what a steal.
    fee x

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  13. Ooh yes, very nice indeed. I think you need a pair of red gloves to go with your shoes and cherries ;) x

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  14. Darling,the pair of cherries are fabulous,as are your booboids!Magnificant even!
    I'm rather fancying navy at the mo,that skirt is lovely,and yYOU look lovely in it!
    I must say that I find it hard sometimes to wear 3 colours at once,but I'm getting better at it. But sometimes I think as many as possible at once is fun!
    x

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  15. Well hello Miss Hourglass!

    Such a cute outfit teamed with those cherries and don't those colours go well together?

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  16. Oh how cute are those cherries please? They go perfectly and the whole thing is definitely a go-to outfit.

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  17. I have to move my boobs to see my feet, you look cute as a button, love the cherries.

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  18. Those cherries are adorable!

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