Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Mustard Yellow + Polka Dots (Day 1)

I'm so excited 30 for 30 is here! To start it off, I decided to wear two of my favorite trends at the moment—polka dots and mustard yellow. I’m glad the two different polka dot patterns in my shirt and skirt actually went well together. I almost convinced myself that the shoes were too matchy-matchy, and maybe they are. But I got so many compliments today on this outfit that I’m pretty sure it doesn’t matter. :)

However, the weatherman lied. I dressed in preparation for sunny mild weather today and walked outside to find myself obviously not in tune with Mother Nature.

Embarrassing story time: I mindless flipped off my shoes while sitting class today, and when I put them back on, I walked halfway down a crowded hallway before I looked down and realized that shoes felt weird for a reason. I may or may not have been wearing them backwards. Awkward...hopefully no one noticed.

Top: Charlotte Russe, thrifted, $3.50
Skirt: NY & Co, thrifted, $3.50
Belt: thrifted, $1
Shoes: Smashion.com, $10
Total Spent: $18

One last note: Sorry about these awful pictures! Ran a little short on time today.

23 comments:

  1. Great outfit! I love the polka dots and you look so cute! =) Good luck on the 30 for 30!

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  2. i love mustard anything and polka dot anything! so this outfit is lovely to me! very cute.

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  3. that skirt is so cute!!! it looks really adorable with the yellow...and i can't believe it was all so cheap! :)

    thelibertybelleblog.blogspot.com

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  4. I absolutely love mustard yellow and polkadots together! Happy remixing!

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  5. I too am in search of a more interesting background. Your pics aren't that bad though. Love love love your outfit! Mustard and polka dots . . . awesome!

    Hugs,
    http://achameleonscloset.blogspot.com/

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  6. my day 1 pics are terrible, don't worry! we'll improve with time. :) and i LOVE your outfit!!!

    www.yogaandpencilskirts.blogspot.com

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  7. Mustard is a color I recently discovered for myself, and absolutely love it on you! Cute skirt too! :) Happy remixing day Nr. 2!

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  8. I love this outfit! What a great start to your 30! I found your blog from Kendi's links page. I am participating too! Should be fun to see what everyone comes up with...

    http://lindsayliving.com

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  9. I love that shade of yellow! One of my favorites.

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  10. Hello.....I found you through the remix list:) 1. yellow/mustard are totally my fav colors...2. polka dots are my fav pattern!! You look so cute wearing both!!! Looking forward to following your 30x30 journey!! Nice to meet you:)

    Stop by and say Hello:)
    Check out my 30x30 Remix….Let’s do this!♥

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  11. Love this outfit, the polka dot skirt is so cute, I can't wait to see how you remix it again!

    http://fashioncuriouscait.blogspot.com

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  12. hey, my name is bri too! awesome. also, i love polka dots. hah, lovin this outfit. :)

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  13. Adorable. This makes me actually kind of like yellow.

    Melanie@Unravelled Threads
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  14. Found you through the remix list on Kendi's blog. I have a black and white polka dot skirt in my 30 items too, great minds think alike and cannot wait to see how else you style it!

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  15. I love your combined polka dots and I have totally done that with my shoes, except that I haven't walked down a hall that way. Whoops.

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  16. i love the yellow and how your outfit matches your blog's layout haha :)

    good luck with the 30! here's to a sunny winter haha.

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  17. i'm so in love with mustard yellow right now. and i totally dig that most of your clothing is thrifted...mine is too :)

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  18. Thank you guys for the comments! I reading them all. :)

    @mk and LaToya, I'm so glad to know I'm not the only one, we'll get better at this, I know it. :)

    I don't know what it is about mustard yellow and certain polka dot patterns...I find myself picking at a rack with my eyes to find them nowadays. @woodycakes, I realized my shirt matches the background just as I was posting it!

    And to all of you who are also doing 30 by 30, good luck to you too! And I can't wait to check out all of your amazing outfits!

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  19. Love this outfit, so cute!
    I included you in my top picks for day 1 and 2!

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  20. What a cute outfit this is, and the little cameo necklace in the outfit above is way too cute!

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