Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Remix: Round Four

This is not quite a full remix, more a tribute to the power of accessories.
This is one of my favorite outfits.  I'm obsessed with horizontal stripes lately, and I think this is a lovely, classic, slightly Parisian look that I am in very real danger of overdoing.  Usually, I pair this emsemble with a red cardigan and call it good, this time I decided to work in an accessory that I've had for a while but haven't worn yet.

Fabulous blue tights!
Every damn morning I go for a run and I see Brown University and RISD students walking around in kick-ass bright tights.  I've had these blue tights for a while, but could just not figure out how to make them work.  I'd try them on with various outfits, but it always ended up looking silly.  Then I worried that I'm too old for bright tights and that this trend has passed me by!  Then I calm down, and try to figure something else out (it's a process)  I'm pretty pleased with the way this turned out, I have to say.

Once I get to work, I'll need to cover up since it's always cold there, so I jettisoned my bright red cardigan for a more subdued gunmetal and added a kicky scarf:


What do you think?  Also, anyone have any other ideas for the bright blue tights, or am I just completely overthinking things?

4 comments:

  1. Never too old to live life out loud!!!!

    Cute outfit.

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  2. Bright tights go with everything. Seriously. As long as your outfit is pretty basic (i.e. no other brights to compete) I really like the look of black and white and a bright colour. Bright tights are my FAVOURITE! And also I covet your skirt. Cute nautical-type buttons up front.

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  3. Looks great! Love the scarf...I think I said this in a different comment, but I am obsessed with scarves right now.

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