Wednesday, February 6, 2013

What I Wore: Mad for Plaid

I've been trying to step out of my basic/solid top & pants everyday uniform.
Every so often I've tried to squeeze in a print or stripe just to keep things interesting.
Lately I've had a bit more success as spring is just around the corner and the 'fun' tops are coming out to play.
I spied this perfectly plaid top while out cruising the stores last week. I knew I had to make it mine as it was the perfect shade of cobalt blue with just a hint of pinkish/purple weaving it's way through.

Yes, I realize it's plaid and not really a print per se but it's more than a v-neck or solid tee!

Immediately I thought of at least three ways I could wear it and that was reason enough for me to purchase!

***Confession: I have a huge thing for plaid. Always have. I went through a bit of an obnoxious 'school girl' phase when I wore nothing but a variety of plaid pleated skirts with plain tees and sweaters. (thank you Clueless for the fashion cue) and also a myriad of plaid bodysuits and flannels to even out the look. (yes, it was the 90's) ***

I loved pairing such a structured shirt with the more relaxed fitting boyfriend jeans. The juxtaposition was perfect for a Saturday afternoon shopping trip around our neighborhood shoppes!

Of course I had to punch it up with some hot pink footwear!

the details:
Boyfriend Jeans: David Kahn (similar)
Flats: Sole Society
Top: H&M

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  1. That look is so cute! I love the way it seems relaxed, yet put together. I am so very much CRAVING warmer weather, and this post reminded me of that very much. :)

  2. I also have a soft spot for plaid. I LOVE the pink shoes with your outfit.

  3. Cute! I've been looking for the perfect plaid top, I think may have to go look for this one.

    Now following from WIWW :)


  4. Why can't i wear boyfriend jeans & look as cute as you?!!! Swear im like a fluffy farmer in them :(

  5. Very cute! Love plaid and that's a great pop of colour with the flats!
    Visiting from WIWW.

  6. Super cute, especially with the tie-in to the pink shoes! You look awesome.


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