cute & little | Dallas Fashion Blog: A Tuesday Trot

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

A Tuesday Trot

forever 21 horse print shirt cardigan, bakers karen wp tan suede pumps, banana republic camel wool mini skirt, forever 21 dual tone leatherette belt, melie bianco madison purse, michael kors rose gold small runway watch mk5430, amrita singh sunset ruby earrings

forever 21 horse print shirt cardigan, bakers karen wp tan suede pumps, banana republic camel wool mini skirt, forever 21 dual tone leatherette belt, melie bianco madison purse, michael kors rose gold small runway watch mk5430, amrita singh sunset ruby earrings

forever 21 horse print shirt cardigan, bakers karen wp tan suede pumps, banana republic camel wool mini skirt, forever 21 dual tone leatherette belt, melie bianco madison purse, michael kors rose gold small runway watch mk5430, amrita singh sunset ruby earrings

forever 21 horse print shirt cardigan, bakers karen wp tan suede pumps, banana republic camel wool mini skirt, forever 21 dual tone leatherette belt, melie bianco madison purse, michael kors rose gold small runway watch mk5430, amrita singh sunset ruby earrings

forever 21 horse print shirt cardigan, bakers karen wp tan suede pumps, banana republic camel wool mini skirt, forever 21 dual tone leatherette belt, melie bianco madison purse, michael kors rose gold small runway watch mk5430, amrita singh sunset ruby earrings
Top: Forever 21 Horse Print Blazer/Cardigan - $17.80 (kinda similar horse print shirt)
Belt: Forever 21 Dual-Tone Leatherette Belt (recent) - S / $7.80 (buy) (similar and < $10)
Skirt: Banana Republic Wool Mini (waist + hips slimmed, length shortened, super old) - 0P (super cute option, on sale $27) (love this style, although pricey
Watch: Michael Kors "Small Runway" (MK5430) - $127 (buy
Earrings: Amrita Singh Sunset Earrings via Hautelook - $28 (buy) (similar and gorgeous style
 Shoes: Bakers Wild Pair Karen WP - 5.5 / $70 (buy) (Pour la Victoire ones)
Purse: Melie Bianco Madison - $50 (buy)   

I decided to break out my horse print top again for a fun way to "trot" through my busy Tuesday.  Instead of wearing it like a kimono top like last time, I just styled it like a normal blouse {but still had it carefully pinned with a safety pin as this shirt lacks any sort of buttons!}.  I stuck with neutrals for the majority of the outfit, combining a simple camel mini and tan pumps so that nothing would detract from the awesome-ness of the horsies.  But, for that last pop of color, I added in these new Amrita Singh earrings.  I love the beautiful red color and they're just large enough to be that perfect statement piece while still keeping the outfit classy enough for the office.  And just when I thought I had enough statement jewelry in my collection...  ;) 


kileen

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33 comments:

Vicky said... [Reply]

Gorgeous outfit, Kileen. The colors are so pretty together. I really enjoying looking at pictures with statement earrings, but find it too cumbersome to wear. Same thing with statement necklaces. But I remember my son's comment the other day on dangly earrings I got for my daughter - "I like these better (compared to the studs), because I can see them.)

Juily Q said... [Reply]

Good outfit. The colors are perfect. Love the top shirt with animal patterns. Very cute.

Amber said... [Reply]

wow, when i realized the connection between "trot" in the title and the horses, i felt like a genius. i need sleep, lol.  i love the neutrals!! what? kileen? neutrals?

Alex Elizabeth said... [Reply]

Neutrals are always so classy and elegant. I love the red earrings! 

Kileen said... [Reply]

lol, i know right?! every now and then i gotta mix in some neutrals. :)

Muchloveilly said... [Reply]

love that shirt so much! 

Frannie Pantz said... [Reply]

I continue to love the great horse print on this blouse!  Your camel skirt is such a pretty match for it too!  You look great Kileen!

SkippySays said... [Reply]

Love this look Kileen! I'm loving that horse print top- have been searching for one of my own :)
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sewpetitegal said... [Reply]

Yay for the horse print again - it's such a fun top and so great that you converted it from a blazer!

Stylishlyme said... [Reply]

That top is so pretty I love the print!! Your outfit is so stylish and professional I have many of those.

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ki said... [Reply]

Gorgeous outfit! And I love your earrings! :)

jugglingchic said... [Reply]

I have the exact same top! I wore it here http://jugglingchic.tumblr.com
I never thought of pinning it!

Thejoyoffashion said... [Reply]

You look stunning as usual Kileen! I swear, you just have the BEST sense of style I've ever seen! You always look so polished and sophisticated. Love the pop of red from the earrings btw!

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JustPatience said... [Reply]

Love the horse print blouse. I wore mine styled like that on this post here: http://justpatience.com/lookbook-horses-on-stripes

Patience
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Kileen said... [Reply]

oh i love the way you styled it! great pattern mixing with stripes!

Kileen said... [Reply]

i like how you actually layered it like a blazer! it's great with the burgundy top!

Really Petite said... [Reply]

Cute outfit Kileen. I am eyeballing your watch! I am so happy you have the 33 mm. It looks great on your wrist! I ended up getting a dupe seiko for $50 - coming on Sunday...hope it works out :)

Kileen said... [Reply]

oh nice!! i can't wait to see how it looks on you!

Chris L said... [Reply]

A-Plus outfit~
Hope you had a good day~

Kileen said... [Reply]

thanks! you too!

JJ said... [Reply]

I took a page out of your book and did this yesterday, too! I have a drapey cardigan that works perfectly when pinned together at the top and tucked into my skirt...great styling idea!

Jordan Michaels said... [Reply]

LOVE everything about this ensemble!  So feminine.  So sophisticated.

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Tara said... [Reply]

Love how you are rocking this horse print!

Good Girl Gone Blog said... [Reply]

How cute! You always find the most fun stuff at F21!

Kim Vinh said... [Reply]

I like the earrings and the way you swept your bangs to the side.

Kileen said... [Reply]

Thanks! Trying something different with the hair... :)

Kileen

dotty said... [Reply]

the mix of neutral tones here is FANTASTIC!  

dash dot dotty

Halielandry said... [Reply]

Cute title. The pop of red is of course stunning. Love the top!
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My Dressy Ways said... [Reply]

I love this outfit!

Samantha said... [Reply]

I have my horse print shirt on my blog today too!  I'm not sure if it's the colors, but I've been wearing it a lot lately!  I love the way you paired it with neutrals and made it office appropriate!  :)

Shai said... [Reply]

Very pretty!

Josie Chen said... [Reply]

Wow! I love the styling of this outfit, it's perfect!
and the shirt is absolutely gorgeous :)

Cheers from the other side of the world!
Josie from Fashion on the Road
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