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WEAR IT // I Hate All My Clothes {Mixing Patterns}

Sunday, January 29, 2012

This is week 2 in my attempt to re-vamp my wardrobe. I'm trying to create new outfits - using the clothes and accessories I already have.

Last week, I designed an outfit around a new necklace that I didn't know how to wear. This week, I'm working with the Loft broach (turned hairpiece) that I wore at my wedding reception (please excuse my crazy hair in the photo below):

I love the muted pink color of the broach - and that it's covered in sequins. And, it definitely matches with a lot of my clothes... I just forget to wear it.

So, for the outfit below, I paired it with with a retro style shirt, polka dot skirt, and slouchy black boots. And yes, I broke the rules by mixing patterns. Generally, I try to stay away from this taboo (because it's hard to do it well.) Here though, I think it works:

Sometimes it's nice to break all the rules. :)

{wedding photo by bryan rupp. other photos by me. shirt = nordstrom, skirt = anthropologie, boots = cathy jean}


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