Monday, April 1, 2013

Double Whammy

Purple Haze
 

I've been very inspired lately, so I decided to do two design sets instead of one this week! The first set focuses on the gorgeous tie-died kimono from Top Shop. When dressing pieces that are so colorful (colorful to me at least) I like to keep the colors of whatever else I'm wearing very neutral. I usually go with black of course, but sometimes I'll do camel, white, or olive tones, depending on what I'm wearing. I recently bought the Zara leather sandals pictured above and I'm in love with them. They've most definitely become the most versatile pair of shoes I own. You'll see these babies along with a couple other of my new Spring shoes in a feature post later on this week.
High Contrast
 
 
This is inspired by not only the obvious high contrast Spring trend, but the 'futuristic' trend as well. At first I thought dressing 'futuristic' was an oxymoron, if not a little corny, but then I started researching what dressing in such a manner actually entailed. Metallic colors, sharp lines, and cut-outs? I think I could actually do this. The b&w Topshop sweater and Oasis faux leather skirt are my simple centerpieces. When your clothing is simple, you can be super creative with your shoes and accessories. I think the retro 1/2 black, 1/2 white glasses look like so much fun! They may look better off than on, but who knows? I think they're worth a try.
When I see snakes I automatically think seductive. I think it has something to do with the way they move, hence the reason I also added the fake gauge striking snake earrings to this outfit. They add a sense of danger. Yum.
 
oxo

24 comments:

  1. That tie dyed kimono from topshop is incredible! I love it! Great outfits :)

    Hannahsfashionblog.com

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  2. Lovely outfits,wish I cud have them all to myself.lol
    http://trendyrammy.blogspot.co.uk

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  3. The first set is perfection, and you would amazing! The tie dye kimono is definitely eye catching, and gorgeous!

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  4. I love both of these sets! I haven't been to Top Shop yet - I clearly need to get over there and take a look!

    xox Lara www.weheartbeautyblog.com

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  5. Oh both are amazing! But the second one....I LOVE IT! Those high heel sandals are AWESOME! I want them! Oh and the glasses are so original! Kisses & Hugs

    Lucía,

    http://bymedidri.blogspot.com/

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  6. great sets ;) would you like to follow each other? ;)

    www.charmeusee.blogspot.com

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  7. i love the 2 sets! this leather skater skirt is just amawzing like those heels on the 2 sets!
    i like your blog, so i followed you! Check mine if your're interested :)
    xo
    Dear Inès

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  8. I am loving the tie died kimono from top shop. Just love the colours!

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  9. Soooo adorable,babe!;-)
    xx
    B.
    http://www.beeswonderland.com/

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  10. Love your blog, followed you now :)
    Hope you will follow back.

    www.kajalmaharaj.blogspot.com

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  11. The kimono is to die for!
    http://namelessfashionblog.blogspot.it/
    http://www.facebook.com/NamelessFashionBlog

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  12. Loving kimono's right now too! And those two toned glasses.

    www.aisforashleigh.com

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  13. love this looks and also your blog! It's so nice!!! I follow you!
    Pass to my blog and if it likes you follow me too, I will be so glad :D
    Kisses
    http://francescagiusti.blogspot.it/

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  14. Love your blog! Maybe we could follow each other on bloglovin or GFC? Please leave me a comment or follow me and I will follow you =)

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    http://lepetitplastique.blogspot.com/

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  15. Love the first look, it's kind of a more modern bohemian.
    Chic on the Cheap

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  16. Stunning shoes!!! pretty pretty!!

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