Monday, June 27, 2011

Sunny Sunday Afternoon

So, yesterday it was surprisingly cool and rained almost ALL DAY.  Went to brunch with friends, shopped, ran some errands - it poured down rain.  I thought - what can I do to cheer myself up in this rain?? 

Brightly-colored mani/pedi?  Check
Comfortable outfit with shorts and lighweight summer blazer?  Check
Fun, bright floral print scarf? Check.   

Then, just as I was about to give up on any chance of sunshine.... it started to peek through the clouds a bit.  Just in time for some outfit pics :)

F21 blazer and tee, AT Loft shorts, NY &Co scarf and earrings, Target wedges (old), Michael Kors watch, D&G aviators, OPI 'Tasmanian devil made me do it" polish  

I love pairing basics (like these plain white chino shorts and lightweight linen blazer) with mixed prints. I think this striped tee and bright patterned scarf are the perfect compliment to each other. I've found that as long as I stick with the same color family and layer on pieces as I go, this look really works.  I also try to keep accessories minimal for this look as there is already quite a bit going on here :)



  1. so perfectly nautical and polished! love it!

  2. Loving this look! I've got a creative job interview tomorrow, and this look is perfect inspiration! Especially loving the scarf - so gorgeous.

    chloe **

  3. Love that scarf and blazer- so cute!

  4. cute outfit! love your scarf. xx

  5. I love your style - so preppy and chic, you look fantastic today! :)

  6. It's raining right now and I think a bright mani + scarf is the perfect way to combat a gloomy summer day! :)

  7. So chic and polished! Great shorts and jacket! Love your blog and now following! Maybe you'll have time to visit my blog:)


  8. Cute outfit, cute blog! New follower, found you through your link on WIW.

  9. gorgeous casual look!

    XO Sahra


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