Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Intimidated


Top: Target (shop)
Pants: Ann Taylor, thrifted
Belt: Forever 21
Cuff: Farmer's Market
Wedges: Target (shop)
Bag: Target (for $7.50!)

I had thought about putting these pieces together early on in the 30 for 30, but I felt intimidated because the colors were so bright and I hadn't done color blocking before.  The idea of color blocking with such bright colors freaked me out a little.  However, as the 30 for 30 progressed and as summer finally began to show itself in San Diego I found myself craving more color!  But I was still a little freaked out by the idea of color blocking with such bright colors.  BUT THEN...Kendi wore this outfit with the same color scheme, and I felt a kick in the butt to stop being intimidated and just do it.  So, I did.  And here it is.  

I'm proud to say I finally tried color blocking--I even added a touch of green!


pleated poppy

14 comments:

  1. I would have to be in a daring mood for that too... but it looks fabulous! Love it with the nude wedges.

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  2. ComplexCardigansWednesday, July 27, 2011

    I felt the same way about color blocking with bright colors.  But then I saw Kendi and another blogger do it and I felt convinced that I could do it too.  You outfit worked out beautifully.  Those colors work very well together and it's a perfect mix for summer. 

    Complex Cardigans

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  3. Gorgeous!! I am totally inspired :)

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  4. You look amazing! I love the bright colors!!
    -Val

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  5. I love bright, citrus-y colors. You're rockin' this color blocking (unintentional rhyme).

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  6. These colors look great together. I'm glad you got bold enough to do this, bc it looks awesome!

    asktheduplex

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  7. I love it! Every outfit you put together is perfection!

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  8. LOVE this whole outfit! This is major perfection and glad you tried color blocking.  I was scared at first, and then when I did it, I couldn't be stopped :)

    Heather
    http://www.hkstylejourney.blogspot.com/

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  9. This is among the best color blocking I have seen, great job and such an inspiration!

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  11. Adorable outfit. That burnt orange and bright yellow look OH-SO-GOOD next to each other. You look like a refreshing cup of Lemon & Pomegranate Sorbet. =)

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