Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Wednesday's Wardrobe: Playing with Collars


I may be late on this, but recently I've been loving wearing different types of collars.
and I love the idea of popping a patterned collar with a solid top.
Here's what I came up with!

This outfit is one of those outfits that perfectly describes myself.
I've always been told I have an old soul, and to be honest, I think I was born in the wrong decade!
Take me back to the 20's or the 50's!
These decades are both my favorites fashion wise.
Ahh, the beading and the A-line dresses...
I felt so feminine and classy in this outfit.
I think the pink heels added just the right amount of color, and the mixed laces added back the daintiness I wanted.


Lace Top: Kohls clearance ($5)
Lace skirt: loft via Goodwill ($5)
wedges: target ($14)
headband:f21($2)



Next, I dove into a patterned collar:
I had the polka dotted sleeveless top and knew it would wear perfectly underneath a sweater.
It all came together to be a really comfortable, but classic outfit (in my humble opinion)

Sweater: loft outlet ($20)
Polka dotted top: No tag! via garage sale ($1)
jeans: LC for Kohls via goodwill ($6)
Wedges: target (same as above, different color) ($14)

necklace: made by me
earrings: white house black market via goodwill ($2)

So how do you think I did with the collar trend?
If you could go back to any decade, which one would you choose?
Leave a comment telling me below!

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17 comments:

  1. That black and white dress with the little collar is so adorable! It looks great on you and I love that you went with a bright pop of color for the shoes. So fun!

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  2. Really cute outfits! I'm a sucker for peter pan collars. I'm pretty sure I was meant for another decade also.

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    1. Glad to hear I'm not alone! Hehe :)

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  3. I really need a peter pan collar in my life!! The pop of pink in your outfit is so cute!

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    1. Thank you! If I could wear one everyday and get away with it I would! I love them!

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  4. Love the skirt + pop of pink! Stopping by from the pleated poppy!

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  5. That peter pan collar is so cute! I can't believe you found that polka dot top at a garage sale - good job!

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    1. Thanks! It's one of my favorite finds!

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  6. Love both looks, and double love how inexpensive everything is. My kind of shopper. I would totally love to go shopping with you. WE have allot in common. I'm stopping by from the pleated poppy. I'm a new follower of yours.

    Please stop by my blog @ www.crafteamom.blogspot.com


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    1. We do! This is crazy! Thanks for following, I am following you back :)

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  7. Both outfits are awesome! I, too, feel like I belong in a different decade...actually century! I love the victorian england styles! <3
    You are so beautiful AC!!!!

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    1. Ooooh! I love that time period!

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  8. You have an awesome fashion sense! And you're super cute! ;) Don't you just love the femininity of lace?

    I would love it if you linked up on my Fashion Friday post! www.makesupmylife.blogspot.com

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