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Monday, July 25, 2011

A Zoo-Worthy Scarf


Top: Old Navy
Scarf: H&M
Jeans: Lucky via Nordstrom Rack
Yellow Flats: DSW

When: over the weekend
Where: band rehearsal at church & San Diego Night Zoo (sooooo fun!)

I saw a magazine picture of Hillary Duff wearing almost this exact outfit (with a cooler scarf) and was amazed and inspired.  I had all these pieces but would never have put them together.  I wouldn't have wanted to wear a tank top with jeans because I'd feel like I was ready to help someone with manual labor.  But this is a great example of how much one accessory like a scarf can change an outfit.  Without the scarf, this is just a $3 tank top and jeans, but roll the jeans and throw on a pretty scarf and voila!  You can look cute going to the zoo.

(Umm, and by the way, I really, really, really, really love going to the San Diego Zoo in the summer when it's open until 9pm.  Just thought you should know.)

16 comments:

  1. This is such a true statement -- there's really no outfit that can't be made a little more chic and a little more fabulous with the addition of a stylish accessory. And the zoo at night? My most favorite activity.

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  2. Night zoo? That sounds like fun! :) Love the scarf!

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  3. Amazing idea! I am going to go by that idea. How an accessory can change up a plain-jane outfit! Really cute!

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  4. The look is really tied together well by the scarf (which is fabulous, may I add?) and your shoes, I'd argue. You look cute!

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  5. It's great how an accessory can spice up an outfit! I don't know what Hillary Duff had as a scarf, but I think this one is pretty cool!!

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  6. You love the zoo at night?  Can we please be good friends and go all the time?

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  7. I love scarves that make an outfit! I did something like this with a multi-colored scarf. I took the scarves three prominent colors (red, blue, and purple) and picked solid color pieces from my closet in those colors (red flats, blue shirt, purple skinny jeans). I rolled up the jeans, threw on the scarf and the outfit looked a million times better! 

    I've never been to the zoo at night but it seems awesome!
    :) 
    - Steph from http://chocolatelaced.blogspot.com/

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  8. haha! Oh my gosh, I totally laughed at your manual labor comment. I completely understand that feeling. I just started thinking about wearing scarves, but always feel like I do them wrong. Your's looks so great, I'll have to try it myself :)

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  9. scarfs are one of the best accessories! they can completely transform an outfit and add just a touch of elegance.

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  10. monica and whitneyMonday, July 25, 2011

    You are wearing that scarf so well! I've been wanting to try a look like this but I haven't worked up the courage yet.
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  11. Scarves add so much versatility to outfits!  I love the way you styled the one you're wearing.  The colors work so nicely together.

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  12. the red colour it's amazing for you

    LaVoguette

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  13. Very cute! Love the way you draped the scarf - I'm always looking for new ideas in that realm...

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  14. I love the San Diego Zoo! Almost as much as I love that scarf!  

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  15. Adore that scarf and your whole look here. Thank you so much! Your outfit sans scarf is my mom wardrobe ... nice to know I can take it up a notch so easily and still be comfortable :)

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