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3.18.2012

Teal Turned Down...


Yes I know, Graphic Pairings are to die for.  If I could, I would wear the following clothing combinations every single day: all-black, all-white, or black and white.  As tempting as it was for me to pair this classic black and white blazer with black jeggings, or a black dress, I decided to pair it with this dress you have seen before here.
I think I am in love with Dorothy Perkins dresses, although I am unsure of the sizing. I am usually a 16 in her clothing, but I purchased this exact same dress (different color) in a 14 and it fits much better.  Although I need to get the waist nipped in a bit.  But the pleats allow for some forgiveness.  And the fitted waist of the blazer while buttoned gave the illusion of a good fit.
Paired with classic black tights (I own over 30 pair, I counted...smdh) and my patent leather oxford school marm shoes, this blazer remains trendy but has become classicized (real word?) at the same time.
Blazer: Nordstrom Rack, Dress: Dorothy Perkins, Tights: Hue, Shoes: Nine West (years ago!)
All these pleats!!!  I couldn't even imagine ironing this.  Black wood bracelets mimic the stripes in the jacket.

I live for a nipped-in waist moment...

I'm having a love affair with these shoes lately. Don't know why.



Please don't hate on the 1988 hand on the wall pic.  You know you love it!


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