12.29.2010

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I can't express my delight more when outfits come together in a flash. Some days can be pure torture getting dressed, especially when nothing looks good (and all your fool-proof pieces are nowhere to be found). But other days are surprising -- and it's even better when a look is created from something that inspired you. I liked this picture (below) from the Jak and Jil Blog, and thought it was quite charming. Never had I thought pairing polka dots with leopard would be a complimentary combo, but I rather like it, and I rather like my own spin on it. What do you guys think?


{H&M sweater and dress; Anthropologie belt; Coach boots; UO bracelet (gift); Hue tights}

53 comments:

  1. I couldn't agree more and also LOVE when that happens. I also adore how you took an inspiration photo and made it your own!

    Well done!

    xx

    November Grey

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  2. I love you have an inspiration for this outfit. :) I'm such a sucker for polkadots! <3 I like how you put together this outfit. It looks so chic!

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  3. Love this combination of dots and leo print:D it looks great:D

    xxx

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  4. i love your little turtle belt!! and the leopard and polkadots look seriously good together, may have to try this sometime!! =D

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  5. Gorgeous pairings! I like your spin on it.. very cute :)

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  6. I love days like that, when everything seems to come together! Great follow up from an inspirational photo, the leopard and polka dot combo looks fab on you (especially with the snow), I never would think to pair those two together.
    Btw, I adore that belt, it's so cute!
    xxx

    theothersideofthepondmydear

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  7. loving this chunky polka dot knit with a splash of leopard

    http://elenavasilieva.blogspot.com/
    x

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  8. Oh definitely! But more than anything, I continue to love all the cute little animals that make it into your wardrobe!

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  9. Oh I love it when that happens, and yeah the spots and leopard print do look really good together although I would have never thought of it myself!

    xXx

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  10. Insta wardrobe days are the best, and I must say your spin on this look is absolutely divine!!! I've often thought about doing the polkadot/leopard combo, but always get nervous with print mixing.

    Alyssa

    http://beautysimplistic.blogspot.com

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  11. You look absolutely adorable in everything you wear as I have looked at tons of your outfits....how do you do it? Thanks for the inspiration...Dawn Suitcase Vignettes

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  12. I love how leopard peeks out of polka dots.

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  13. Ooooh, I adore the print mixing! These pictures are fantastic too, you look so gorgeous in the one of you behind the fence:)

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  14. this cardigan is too cute! plus is look super warm!

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  15. I LOVE that cardigan and how your belt has a turtle on it, and how you also mixed prints! :)

    http://annawalker1992.blogspot.com/

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  16. I've been experimenting with mixing prints too. Love the polka dots with leopard!

    Hope you're having an amazing holidays!

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  17. I love your look at the inspiration! The polka dots are darling, and I love the difference in the sizes of the prints - I think they pair more nicely that way. And your boots are soooo gorgeous!

    - Halie

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  18. Beautiful and you look stunning as always!

    www.audrinajulia.blogspot.com

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  19. great outfit and your hair is amazing!

    xx

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  20. Hi there!
    Happy I found your blog!.. It'r lovely! Nice pictures and good inspiration, thanks for sharing darling! Keep it up!
    Wanna be followers? Let me know!

    Love from Stockholm.. xoxo!

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  21. Gorgeous photos!! Love the look and inspiration photo, you made it your own. Adorable!! Thanks for visiting me, loving your blog, now following!

    velvet cupcakes

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  22. ah, thanks!
    I love your blog, you're really fashionable (:
    xoxo

    ps: i follow you.

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  23. Great outfit!! :)


    Ciao ciao from Rome
    BExCLUSIVE MAGAZINE

    http://bexclusivemagazine.blogspot.com/

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  24. I love your turtle belt! soo adorable. I hope you visit me again soon!

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  25. I love the gate picture and the turtle belt I adore!!!!! And I love your inspiration but making it your own instead of copying it exact of what you saw..love it !
    xoxo asiahlynn

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  26. You had wonderful inspiration! And indeed, although unexpected, these two prints work great together!


    Fashezine

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  27. Thank u dear! Following ur blog now back in return on google and bloglovin :D

    Dutch hugs from
    www.thefashionwritress.com

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  28. I love your blog, have started following it and looking forward to more posts. I love everything about this outfit! The polka dots, leopard print and the turtle, so cute.

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  29. Your belt is really funny!

    With love, Samm
    @ www.afterstylecomesfashion.blogspot.com

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  30. Love that turtle belt!! So cute.

    Following your blog now
    www.baublesandbangles.blogspot.com

    -Stephanie

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  31. The turtle belt is adorable! And i love the bold print on the cardigan!
    Great blog - now following! Hope you can do the same!

    http://londonscloset.blogspot.com

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  32. love the polka dot cardigan!

    thestyle-child.blogspot.com

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  33. cute blog! you are absolutely beautiful :)

    i will follow you on blog loving, hopefully you follow and like mine too :)

    http://www.bloglovin.com/en/blog/2182430/dirty-pretty-things

    http://www.dirtyprettythingsblog.blogspot.com/

    HAPPY NEW YEAR XX

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  34. Love the inspiration! You look adorable in the polka dots.

    Stay warm, girl :)

    XOXO,
    Erika
    www.styleactivist.com

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  35. aaa! just wonderful outfit!
    I really like it!

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  36. Lovely cardi, I like the polka dots!

    Happy New Year :)

    Christine http://fancifulvision.blogspot.com

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  37. I love this look, the turtle belt is sooo cute!!!! Happy New Year!

    http://viralthreads.blogspot.com/

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  38. what a lovely cute polka :)nice cardigan.and you look so pretty
    HAPPY NEW YEAR btw.

    wanna do exchange link/follo.feel free

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  39. Happy New Year!!

    Great outfit!!!

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  40. I came across your blog a while ago, but then lost it somehow, and just RE-stumbled upon it tonight! I love this outfit, the polkadots & leopard look adorable together! That first photo is so pretty! Following you now through bloglovin!

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  41. I love your turtle belt! I just stumbled upon your blog and am so glad I did!

    http://fashioncuriouscait.blogspot.com

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  42. I adore this look! I need to hit up H&M to find that sweater. SO pretty! EEEK!

    XO,
    Jenna

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  43. Love this outfit. Polka dots with leopard! I also love stripes with leopard. You look fab.

    Tracy

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  44. Love love love the outfit. i know the boots are coach whats the name of the style?

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thank you!! :)

xo -- Diana