Wednesday, April 2, 2014

"Clashy chic"

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Hudson jacket, thrifted tee, James jeans, Splendid boots, Francesca's necklace
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I like to mix up my themes when dressing, meaning I like to mix high end pieces with bargain finds, dressy pieces with casual pieces, girly pieces with edgy pieces, etc.  It keeps your look from looking too monotonous and adds a little interest.  Plus, it's a great way to create a great deal of outfits from pieces you may already have!

For this outfit, I took a grungy band tee (yay, Sheryl Crow!) and added a glam statement necklace.  The two pieces don't naturally fall in the same category, but I like the clash that results.  "Clashy chic," if you will. ;)

Don't feel limited -- mix a pretty cocktail dress with a denim jacket and flats for a new way to wear the dress you probably only pull out once a year.  Or, try to put a pair of flashy pumps with jeans a basic tee. 

Have you tried this?  What are some of your favorite clashy combinations?

5 comments:

  1. I love the idea of pairing a girly necklace with a graphic tee. So cool!

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  2. This is such a cute casual look! I love an unexpected pairing like a graphic tee with a pretty necklace!

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  3. Ha! Thanks. :)

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  4. Thanks :) You do a great job of mixing it up too!!!

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  5. Thanks! :)

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