March 21, 2012

Stripe on Stripe

Skirt and Belt: Forever21; Shirt: BCBG (On sale at Macys); Shoes: Vince Camutto (On Sale at Dillards); Clutch: Aldo; Necklace: Stella & Dot
Felt a little daring to attempt my stripe on stripe look today.  I absolutely adored Atlantic Pacific's take on the original look.  Obviously, my budget and style know-hows are nowhere compared to hers, but she supplies some great inspiration.  I snagged this little striped pencil skirt at Forever21 for $11.00.  A couple days later, I found this BCBG top on sale at Macys and thought it was simple enough to offset the skirt.  To keep the look more sophisticated, I opted for nude peep toe heels and clutch, and brought in the red lips and belt to add a subtle touch playfulness.  What do you think, is stripe on stripe a look you're daring to try?

62 comments:

Krystin Lee said...

Love this mix and the price :) So cute!
Krystin
Suburban Faux Pas

Lindsay said...

I love the stripe-on-stripe idea! I think your take on it looks great! Love the subtle pops of red!

Mere and the Mister said...

I almost bought that skirt!! This is a beautiful look.
http://mereandthemr.blogspot.com/

Laces and Shades said...

This is a beautiful look :). I would love to be able find the pieces to pull off a similar look.

Shandrese/Natalia said...

love it!!

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Rubidawg said...

Vertical stripes around my hips and butt would not do me justice. Looks cute on you tho! LOVE the belt!!!

CALLIE said...

Love, Love, Love!! I think I say that every time... but it's the truth :)

Ashley said...

Love this look!

WearAbouts said...

i'd love to try it! You've done it wonderfully, here, Katie...i think your look is even better than hers (and I'm not just trying to flatter you...i really mean it!)
:)
Rory
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Lace And Tulle said...

you look stunning!!!

Eloquent English said...

I dare to try it! LOVE IT! xoxo A-

Marija.R.P. said...

You look great!

Mehak said...

Love the look!!

Kimberly said...

Absolutely love this outfit - the mix of colors with that red belt is just perfect! Would love to try mixing stripes, but haven't found the right pieces for it yet...will keep searching though! :)

http://www.pennypincherfashion.com

Neris / Fashion Fractions said...

love it Katie! the belt is adorable :)

xoxo,

Fashion Fractions

Wil Harris said...

This is a bold look and I love it! You pull it off well. I liked that you kept the accessories neutral.

L said...

It seems funny to call it daring when you are rocking it so comfortably. It looks great!

Style Tutor said...

I am a HUGE fan of pattern mixing. Your look is a stunning example of how mixing stripes can work!

Daisy said...

I love the outfit! Stripes on stripes, what a good idea!
I've got my very own love affair with stripes at the moment (bought two tops earlier).
Loving your skirt by the way :)

Maria said...

I love your boots so much! I actually tried that skirt on the other day, but it looks so much better on you! Needless to say, I didn't buy it.

Tereza said...

I'm loving stripes right now and this outfit is adorable. I've been looking for a nice stripe shirt so hopefully I find one soon!

Blair said...

Awe thank you so much for the kind words and link back! Love, love, love your twist on mixing stripes :). Hope you are having a great week...
xo
BEE

jenny winstead said...

it's really cute! i don't see the necklace though! ?

Kelly said...

I am in LOVE with this idea!!!!!!!

Meg Arnold said...

oh my heck, i love this outfit! i would have been way to scared to try stripes together, but now...thanks :) and the price is awesome
meg
http://biglifeblogspot.blogspot.com/

SIENA.STYLE said...

so pretty!!!
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Grace said...

You pull off the stripe on stripe trend so well! Love the pop of red!

xo
http://hautecouture3.blogspot.com

Perpetuity said...

I got the same skirt in black and white. I might have to try this look!

~Heather

Michaela said...

This is darling. I love the two pieces together! You look beautiful! I adore the pop of red.

mary said...

Gorgeous! Your hair, You, the stripeys. Beautiful. xox!

Felecia Ward said...

Great look for less. You look pretty.

Styleropa
http://stylerop.blogspot.com

TaraMixandMatch said...

I love pairing stripes together...you've pulled it off beautifully!

Mix and Match Fashion

Anonymous said...

love this look and your ombre hair! gorgeous! :)

http://saramadebeth.wordpress.com

Justyn Lord said...

Love this mix! Definitely a look I'd be willing to try - although I'm not sure I could pull it off as well as you!
xx
justyn
thoughtsbyapetitebrunette.com

Ewa Prokopczuk said...

I love the price, the fun of this, and how you looped your belt.

:) Ewa

http://ewalooksattheworld.blogspot.com/

Frannie Pantz said...

I'm stripe on stripe-ing today too! Thanks for answering my question about what kind of law you are in. Family law is definitely different. Very emotional indeed. Take care!

Char said...

You look great! Love stripes on stripes.
Char xo
www.itsacharmlife.blogspot.com

Laura B. said...

Love it! Great look and you look stunning!

A "cheery" disposition said...

I love this look. I think it's daring and fun!

Amor said...

I love this outfit!


Xo,
Amor
glamoroza.blogspot.com

Christi Lynn said...

that outfit is amazing!!

Christi Lynn said...

that outfit is amazing!!

Chic Coastal Living said...

Cute striped outift! I just wish we had a Dillards near us!

CessOviedo said...

Greast job with the look, definitely worth daring! You look gorgeous!

Cess O. <3 The Outfit Diaries

sophistifunk said...

you're so gorgeous! i love this stripe on stripe look :)

SideSmile Style said...

what an amazing outfit and on a budget! love thrifty style ;)

xo SideSmile,
Ashley

christine donee said...

my heart can't handle this.

i. love. stripes.

Allie Ruth Morris said...

I want to try this!! LOVE IT

Allie Ruth Morris

Becoming Refined said...

Love your take on the look, a daring move but you rocked it!

Michelle's Style File said...

Loving this stipey combo!

x
Michelle
www.michellesstylefile.blogspot.com

Miss Samantha said...

love this look... you look amazing and i'd definitely be brave enough to try after seeing these pitures :) xx

Miss Samantha said...

pictures*

Chloë said...

Gorgeous outfit! Loving stripes on stripes. I have to try it! :)


LikeLoveStyle
xxChloe

DelbaMé said...

I've always loved the stripe on stripe action. And adore F21 pencil/bandage skirts. Great look!
Delaney
xx

Anya said...
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Anya said...

Love!

Ms. Smiley said...

Loving this entire look, but I also missed the Stella & Dot necklace. As a stylist, I love to see our accessories on real women. :)

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