Thursday, November 10, 2011

Skull Scarf

urban outfitters cooperative teal silk camp shirt, happy scarf mcqueen skulls scarf, h&m mustard trousers, ann taylor gold skinny belt, yesstyle beige quilted flap purse

urban outfitters cooperative teal silk camp shirt, happy scarf mcqueen skulls scarf, h&m mustard trousers, ann taylor gold skinny belt, yesstyle beige quilted flap purse

urban outfitters cooperative teal silk camp shirt, happy scarf mcqueen skulls scarf, h&m mustard trousers, ann taylor gold skinny belt, yesstyle beige quilted flap purse

urban outfitters cooperative teal silk camp shirt, happy scarf mcqueen skulls scarf, h&m mustard trousers, ann taylor gold skinny belt, yesstyle beige quilted flap purse

urban outfitters cooperative teal silk camp shirt, happy scarf mcqueen skulls scarf, h&m mustard trousers, ann taylor gold skinny belt, yesstyle beige quilted flap purse
Shirt: Urban Outfitters Cooperative Loose Button-Up Shirt - XS / $20 in stores! (similar)
Scarf: Happy Scarf Black and White Skull Scarf (c/o) - $20 (buy) (real McQueen scarf)
 Belt: Ann Taylor Perfect Skinny - XS / $15 ($10 option 
Pants: H&M Mustard Trousers - 2 / $12 (similar from Topshop) 
Watch: Michael Kors "Small Runway" (MK5430) - $127 (buy
Shoes: Marco Santi Dash Nude Pumps via Sole Society - 5 / $50 (so similar and lovely!)  
 Purse: YesStyle Sarah Quilted Bag - $93 (similar + 4% rebate)  

I have to admit, the first time I laid eyes on the popular Alexander McQueen skull scarf, it didn't appeal to me.  Being the girly girl that I am, skulls just don't really fit in there anywhere.  But, the more I saw of this scarf, the more I grew to love it.  And before I knew it, I wanted it.  Awesome how trends work that way right?

So here I am,  sporting my own skull scarf.  I never thought I'd see the day.  Meanwhile, I gotta figure out a way to tie it so it's not so long.  A scarf probably isn't supposed to go down to your knees...

To close out, I'll leave you with some pictures that convinced inspired me to add a skull scarf to my wardrobe.  Let me know what you guys think of the skull scarf trend!

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52 comments:

  1. I've never really been a fan of "the skull" pint, but I'm loving this scarf and the whole look!  Those mustard pants are just perfect :)

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  2. Kileen, I love the teal and mustard color combo. Have to copy exactly!
    Skull scarf is on my list of things to get. Yes, I'm totally buying this trend. :)
    How does the acrylic feel? 

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  3. Skull scarves are fun, and this one looks great with your outfit! Why not triple wrap it around your neck so it creates a collar look? McQueen makes a gorgeous pale green one - the print is very subtle, and I love it! But until I can actually spent $300 on a scarf, it's a fashion dream. :)

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  4. im not a skull scarf fan, but it looks fine on others. i also hate to spend so much on designer scarves, it seems like such a waste!! im still obsessed with plaid/ burberry prints!

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  5. The acrylic in the scarf? I'm not sure what material the scarf is made out...but it's very soft and warm!

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  6. oh great idea on triple wrapping it! will have to try that next time!

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  7. Ah haaa, there's that smile again! :P

    The picture I saw with the scarf Realy caught me off-guard. I didn't think any lady would sport the "SKULLSS!" haha, but like you said, it begins to grow on you and, initially, the more you see it on others, the more you wanna give it a shot for yourself...as you said :P

    It works. And take it from a guy, it definitely works~

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  8. I actually love this trend. Probably because my style is a little more funkier than girly. I think you rock this look. For ideas on tying your scarf - try Wendyslookbook video on tying scarves! She has great ideas.
     
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  9. cute I like skulls and it think it's good to mix it up every now and again

    Miranda
    www.indcfashion.com

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  10. oh i didn't know it was mcqueen! you're so sweet looking in contrast, should take some fierce faced pictures too haha. i like your top and pants even more!

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  11. I love the color combo you're wearing! The scarf added a nice touch to your outfit!

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  12. MintgreensubmarineblogNovember 10, 2011 at 9:44 PM

    So chic! I love the color play of the mustard pants and teal top :)

    xx,
    Ellen
    http://www.mintgreensubmarine.com/

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  13. I don't usually go for skulls, but I love that McQueen scarf, too. The first time I saw it I didn't even realize it had skulls on it because it's more subtle when tied. 

    You just reminded me of how much I want mustard pants. Why did I ever stop looking for them? Must start the search again right away. 

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  14. loooove the scarf!!!! the pattern totally rocks!!! 

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  15. The skulls don't look a bit scary on you :) I agree that sometimes your eyes need to get used to a certain fashion trend, but I actually think the skull scarf looks pretty darn cute on you!

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  16. Love the shot of you on the bench! You look so amazing. So so great. I love the scarf! Very eye catching, of course, but who doesn't love that?

    Courtney
    I Can Be Many Things

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  17. I knew I've seen that scarf somewhere. Good thing you had all the celeb pics at the bottom. I'm in between with the design, but i like the contrast of it to girly outfits :)

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  18. Totally into this scarf!  Glad you pulled the trigger!  It is so rock n roll, yet in a delicate scarf!  You look great!  Good call!

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  19. I'm with old Kileen on the skull scarf front, though I totally understand how you can hate something but start to see it everywhere and eventually you think "eh, maybe I do like this after all" and then the thing is your new bestie.

    But skulls aside, I love the mustard pants and adore the teal pairing.

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  20. Omg! I can't believe my eyes, I never thought I'd see you wearing a skulls print! But  totally love it, cause I'm a big fan of skulls! I have a pink one!

    Cess O. <3 The Outfit Diaries

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  21. Oh how awesome!! I'll have to see how you style yours!

    Kileen

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  22. Ah, not only is it the mustard pants, but it's with that lovely blue top! One of my favorite color combos ever! I gotta admit I still feel too girly for a skull scarf, maybe someday though :)
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  23. I think you wear it well. :) It is funny how trends work...but I have to say, I'm totally loving the skull scarf and how you paired with with pretty colors. 

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  24. teal + mustard is probably my overall favorite color combo of this fall...you look perfect!
    -Marie
    So What If I Like Pretty Things

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  25. I also want one skull scarf. But till now I have not found a place in China where to buy. You are so beautiful.

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  26. Love the scarf! I've rescently bought a scull scarf too, but it's pink and black))

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  27. Eeek!! I love skull prints! I have a skull bandana and a purple sheer long sleeved shirt with skulls. I want this scarf. LOL.

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  28. I love skull prints!  I have a few of these myself.  Just love it.  :)  My kids get a kick out of it.  :)

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  29. I love that color combination! Teal and mustard go surprisingly well together. I personally don't think I could pull off the scull scarf, but it looks great on you - I like how you styled it with a fairly basic outfit so it would pop.

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  30. I have to be honest- I don't get the whole "skull" thing....but w/that being said- I think you can pull off anything. I love the color combo and I'm looking forward to seeing it on other outfits : )

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  31. I love the way you've worn that skull scarf! Teal & mustard is one of my fav color combinations of all times!!! :)

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  32. I love the scarf, but I think I love the pants even more!  The colors in this outfit are great.

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  33. love the pants and blouse!

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  34. such a contradiction.. you are so sweet and innocent looking and the scarf is edgy :)

    rawr!!
    xox J

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  35. ok here's my advice. 

    I think the scarf would be styled better if the ensemble was a tiny bit more edgier OR more casual.  How about pairing it with ripped skinnies, or arm party bracelets that have some rocker chic to it like studs & pyramids, or pair them w/sunglasses.  Doesn't have to be a loud statement, but something else (addt'l jewelry, hairstyle, shoes) to bring out the edgy essence of the scarf.

    also, to shorten the scarf, don't wrap it so tightly around your neck.  Let it loosely drape on your chest.  This way, it will also bring the eyes towards your face, instead of blocking off your neck.

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  36. ah, great advice!  thanks so much Aubs!  will definitely have to try this next time!

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  37. gorgeous outfit!!! love the scarf and mustard pants! I´m a big skull fan as well :D
    xx

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  38. gr8 look n yaaa i dun think i wud hav ever bought such a scarf but now after seeing how gud it looks now u i mite jus try it...i love ur style n im so following ur blog do drop by my blog n follow me back if u like what u read
    xoxo
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  39. I like the way you paired the scarf with colorblocking!  It's still feminine but edgy.

    Being a fellow girly girl, the scarf didn't appeal to me either.  However, the same thing that happened to you happened to me.  I don't own one yet, but I keep looking at the skull rings???? (What the...??)  

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  40. i love scull scarves!! I wear mine (also McQueen inspired) all the time but I love how you styled yours! i usually stick to black/greytones but your colorful outfit is like a breath of fresh air :)
    Xox <3 An

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  41. I'm still  not a fan of anything with skull prints on myself, but the scarf looks great on you. I love the color blocking in this outfit too. You always pair such bold colors together and make it look so good Kileen!

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  42. You look so beautiful.
    ♥ the scarf, and I am skull scarf lover!

    Visit my skull scarf blog.

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