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Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Achieving Balance

Day Eleven

Striped Cardi- Joe Fresh
Turtle Neck- Rickis
Knit Skirt- Suzy Shier
Necklace- Gift from Corrine
Boots- Spring

I am going to explain this outfit from the ground up....

these boots are casual,
coloured tights dress things up.
 a great balance of dressy and casual.
add in the knit skirt, the knit makes it casual, the shape makes it dressy...
a turtle neck can be used to dress things up or keep things casual...balanced.
the striped cardi is casual,
must add something dressy,
bring on the statement necklace.
the perfect balance of dressy and casual!

Am I the only one who thinks like this?

Guess who turns 25 tomorrow!! 
I'll give you a hint...she LOVES shoes, and wouldn't complain if you dropped some off on her doorstep tomorrow!  If that's not possible she will be accepting cheesecake, apple pie, white chocolate, a Nikon D3100, back massages, warm weather, a visit from Brianna, a break from poopy diapers and lunch with her new friends.


Lisa Fergus said...

Great outfit! you look beautiful! Love the mixing of color and textures!

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Alessandra said...

I love balance and you definitely achieved it! Love your look from head to toe, looking gorgeous as always.

Sophie said...

love the outfit and awesom photos! happy birthday for tomorrow :) how exciting x

Elizabeth said...

This outfit is lovely! I was going to start naming pieces that I like, but I would have to mention everything in it. I love the way you styled the knit skirt; those can be unflattering if you don't do it right, and you nailed it! Also if I weren't on a shopping freeze right now I might try to find boots like those immediately.


Gina said...

Love the boots!


Such fun pictures! We have a train station close to where I live, and I love taking pictures there.

Lovey your outfit! Such a lovely mix of colours and that necklace is so fab -love it's vintage inspired feel. xx veronika

PS Hope you get your new camera, fingers crossed! AND HAPPY BIRTHDAY. :-D

Kelly said...

I love the mix of color, texture and pattern. A perfect balance :)

Happy almost Birthday!!!!

Linda said...

You love shoes, right? Is it your birthday? I'll feel lame if you really meant your Aunt Suzie or something...Happy Birthday!
I LOVE those purple tights!

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Kristy said...

Happy early birthday!(In case I forgot to drop by tomorrow :p) I love how you played with gem colors in this outfit. And that skirt looks warm! Is it made from wool?

Elizabeth said...

haha I don't think you're the only one who thinks like that. But I know that I do not have that kind of brain power to offer my closet in the morning. It's a miracle I get out of the house with clothes on some days!



Daphne said...

Loving the colors especially the tights. Such pretty close-ups.

Laura said...

LOVE the boots and that necklace is awesome! Hope you get all your birthday wishes :)

Collette Osuna said...

Happy early Birthday stripes...and the photoshoot location...ROCKS:)

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Emma at Daily Clothes Fix said...

You look amazing, as always. Loving the dress up/ dress down mixing here.

Happy early birthday. Hope you get all the things on your list.

Caro said...

I ADORE those boots! And happy birthday!

Jacinta @ modelmumma said...

Definitely love this outfit!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TOO!!! Hope it was an awesome day and you got some good things. :)

erin said...

Ahhh! Where can i get those boots??