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Wednesday, March 2, 2011

The Return of Brights + Giveaway Winner!





Cardigan: Target Mustard Cardigan - XS / $16 (similar)
Pin: Flower Pin - gifted by Annie
Skirt: J. Crew Double Serge Skirt in Bright Dahlia - 00P / $84.87 (similar)
Belt: Express Black Skinny Belt (borrowed from dress) (similar)
Shoes: Bebe Zahara Pumps - 5 / gifted from Adrian (buy)
Purse: Louis Vuitton Bellevue - gifted from parents (similar)
messy bun - tutorial

First off, thank you so much for your comments yesterday!  I rebelled against the Color Brigade and decided to wear something a little more monochromatic.  It felt good.  :)

For today I'm back to some brights!  I took some inspiration from the Color Brigade and paired some pink and yellow together.  (Bonus points if you find the the inspiration outfit!)  I ended up throwing in some polka-dots too to round it out.  We all know that you can never go wrong with polka-dots. 
I know you guys have been all been anxious about the Vintage Scarf giveaway.  Well, the winner is Hanna of http://banhannas.blogspot.com.  Congratulations!!  Please contact me at kileen@gmail.com within 48 hours to claim your prize.  
If you didn't win, don't worry.  You can take 10% off your order with The Vintage Scarf using discount code CUTE10!

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P.S. In case you missed it:
  • Color Brigade Vol 8 - 41 amazing looks so far!  Did you catch the outfit with the red pants?

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65 comments:

Kristen said... [Reply]

That flower pin is precious! It definitely makes the ensemble. And I'm glad colorful Kileen is back. :)

iamchibee said... [Reply]

Congatulations to the winner! :)

Cassandra Igo said... [Reply]

Yay for colors! Love the combination of brights and polka dots.

Oh! And you are adorable. :)

Vanessa said... [Reply]

I love this color combo, and the polka dots. It's so fun, and super cute. I really like the color of our skirt, it reminds me of the lady gaga pink lipstick.
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Girl and Closet said... [Reply]

Beautiful! I adore those two colours together and my fave thing is polka dots, so this outfit is an absolute dream in my books, you look gorgeous. xx

Michelle said... [Reply]

Yay! Congrats to Hanna! :)

Somehow I missed your post from yesterday...loving that scarf. Also loving todays colors! :) The flower pin is such a great touch!!

Amy Z. said... [Reply]

bright colors are always the best! and i think you got the inspiration from eclectic flair's umbrella + cardigan?

Kileen Cheng said... [Reply]

yay, you are correct!! :D

kimmie said... [Reply]

Yellow and pink are my new favorite color combo, I just wore it today, too! :) It reminds me of strawberry and mango sorbet :) YUM.

Kileen Cheng said... [Reply]

oh how true! now you're making me want some sorbet... :)

Boglarka said... [Reply]

Love the pink and yellow together, so unique!

Samantha said... [Reply]

Cute look! I wish my parents would get me an LV bag!! :o)

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alessandra said... [Reply]

You are bright color queen and look beautiful!

Leena1021 said... [Reply]

you look adorable kileen!

colletteosuna said... [Reply]

LOVE your brights!!! I cant wait to get done with this 30x30 so I can wear my brights again, lol

Em4182 said... [Reply]

I LOVE today's outfit...the polka dot top and the flower pin on the cardi are just perfection!!! and I have adored that skirt since I first saw it on your blog :)

Jillian said... [Reply]

love your outfit! the polka dot is too cute.
btw i like the discus.. but not digging the super long word verification :( is there anyway to change that?

JenHaHA said... [Reply]

I can shop (purchase) again, so I'm gonna be on the hunt for a colored pencil skirt! This one is fabulous! I shall call this outfit pink lemonade. Or, how about just lemonade? Whichever way, it's sweet!
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H Rija said... [Reply]

Warmer weather means brighter colours - love the outfit and feeling jealous cause I am still stuck with snow outside!

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Curls and Pearls said... [Reply]

What a pretty colour combo! yay Hanna!

Elle said... [Reply]

Your outfit is too cute!

And congrats to Hanna! :)

Kileen Cheng said... [Reply]

oh yes, I will look into removing the word verification. thanks for letting
me know!

Kileen Cheng said... [Reply]

hm, actually it looks like the word verification is only there is you leave
a link in the comment... and i don't think there's any way i can change
that behavior unfortunately. :(

eclecticflair said... [Reply]

Oooh, oooh, is it me?!!

And I love this outfit, specially that blouse! I love how you paired the brights with the neutrals in the blouse, so pretty!

Lidi @ Eclectic Flair

Goodframeofmind said... [Reply]

I love the mustard/black/white color combo and the flower pin adds just the right touch!
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Lei said... [Reply]

i never thought mustard and bright pink would go well together! You pulled it off perfectly fine! :)

Really Petite said... [Reply]

Congrats to Banhannas!!! And love all the bright colors- you have inspired so many people to not be afraid of color Kileen!! I got my Jcrew ochre skirt and I think I may spend the money tailoring it-needs to be taken in at waist, hips and hem...yikes! But oh so pretty!

Kileen Cheng said... [Reply]

eek! i wish the skirt fit you gals better but i guess i'm just a little more bottom-heavy. the ochre color is so pretty though and i can't wait to see you wear it!

katypbrooks said... [Reply]

omg you look so freakin cute! love it!

Jen said... [Reply]

I LOVE this look on you!! :) I see a little pinup, a little city girl... I love the blending of looks. You're fab :) And yay for the winner!!! :)

Melissa said... [Reply]

Yellow and pink is a favorite combination! Throw in the polka dots and the belted cardigan and I'm officially in love with this outfit. You look fantastic!

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katou said... [Reply]

Ohhh those colours are amazing absolutely love the outfit and the little black touch is just perfect love love this outfit!!
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Lyddiegal said... [Reply]

I love the brights! that skirt is one of my favorite items, bold but classy.

Sophie said... [Reply]

love your look, especially the polka dot blouse!
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Hanna said... [Reply]

OooOOo I like this new commenting thing! I don't have to scroll all the way down for the comment box. Is this new? =0D First of all, I'm SO EXCITED that I won wahooooo.
I got the JCrew double serge in the mail and I'm in love with the fabric. Too bad all of the colorful skirts are out of stock or not in 00p. =0(

Kileen Cheng said... [Reply]

i just installed Disqus for my commenting thing yesterday and have been seeing whether or not i like it. it's not perfect, but it's nice to respond to people's comments via email and see them threaded in the post. i'm glad you like it!

and yes, congratulations!

Angga Heinrich said... [Reply]

Icant believe the cardigan is from target, I really love the color and agree fuchsia and yellow work so well together loving the whole look
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Kileen Cheng said... [Reply]

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Laura said... [Reply]

Love the brights! Pink/purple with yellow is one of my absolute favorite color combos. And I love the addition of the dots, too :)

Rinny said... [Reply]

Only you can wear a bright fuschia skirt and still have it look so work appropriate :)

Itsjtn said... [Reply]

love the bright colors

May said... [Reply]

Yay polka dots! And my soon to be fav skirt! Color combination is fabulous.

PetiteLittleGirl said... [Reply]

I am loving your mustard cardigan Kileen. This is such a great color combination. I am so jealous of your JC skirt :) and congrats to Hanna for winning the giveaway

Jen Smith said... [Reply]

cute outfit...LOVE the bright colors..I really need to figure out how to add the blogger button to my blog....I will try to tackle it this weekend. I'm sure your are just an email away if I need help...

jen
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hurricanekerrie said... [Reply]

Now, there's a bright and sunny outfit! You even look brighter and sunnier. :) Perfect combo of the saturated colors. I also love that your "neutral" is a polka dot black and white top. :) Super cute.

Kileen Cheng said... [Reply]

for sure! let me know if you have any questions!

Sewpetite Gal said... [Reply]

LOVE! This is my new favorite outfit on you and there have been many!

Kileen Cheng said... [Reply]

aww thank you!

11rachel11 said... [Reply]

CUTE. the polka dot shirt is a nice touch.

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Sara said... [Reply]

Oh, very chic! Like your blouse :)

Bekah said... [Reply]

I LOVE your styled polka dots. You always look cute, Kileen!


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Jeanofalltrades said... [Reply]

I really like the bold color combination paired with polka dots and black accents. It's a great look - polished, but it'll get you noticed!

Linda said... [Reply]

Oh, man. That skirt. I love that skirt.

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classicnoise said... [Reply]

love love love this outfit; the colour is so beautiful and refreshing I love how well the pink and yellow and pink go to together and how the polka dots just fit oh so well with them!

Tasia said... [Reply]

LOVE how you styled the pencil skirt. I have two of the same one (in ochre and vintage westeria) and they are seriously the most fabulous skirts I have ever bought. I love them to death and I love seeing them on other people so I can get more inspiration on how to style them :) Thanks for sharing!

Gabby / Gypsy*Diaries said... [Reply]

SPOT ON! :D Lovely look!
xxx

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P.S: I'm giving away a $500 FOLEY + CORINNA bag for my blog's Birthday! Would love to see you joining the fun! :D

MissRockwell said... [Reply]

This is brilliant and such a cute color combination!

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