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Outfitting Me *002* Graphic Brights & Stripes

Graphic Brights & Stripes

You know... I've been in the market for bright blue pants for a while, and it took some time, but I finally managed to track down a pair at Old Navy. I'm pretty sure they're these... not the regular Pixie Ankle pants, and it was sheer luck that I even spotted them. They were hiding in the middle of a pile of black pants. And they were my size. That never happens.

Also something that never happens... finding a shirt in the store, on clearance, in your size, that you've pinned and passed over online. I have a thing for ampersands.

My blazer is a little different that the one picture, but also by Cynthia Rowley. I found it at TJ Maxx for $29.99, and because I am the biggest sucker for everything black and white striped... It found its way into my cart. I couldn't find it online, but you probably can still find it in the store!

I planned originally to wear my ankle moto boots, but opted for my ancient black suede wedges instead. It was cooooold here on Monday. In the 30s cold. Move it on out, Old Man Winter!

Last, but most certainly not least, I rounded my outfit out with my trusty tan leather bag on my shoulder, standard arm candy on the wrist, and Yana by Zoya on my nails.

I took a couple of pictures of the exact items I wore, but the lighting was really off. Not exactly blogworthy stuff. But I'm working on it... promise, promise!


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