Sunday, February 5, 2012

Orange & Stripes!

Since it's finally been dry and sunny here recently, I have been considering wearing my orange skinnies from H&M. Honestly, I wasn't sure I had the guts to do it! Anyway, one of my daily reads is Color Me Blue. I came upon this post the other day that inspired me and gave me the final push I needed to wear those babies!! Mandy styled them perfectly!! I didn't go for her exact look, as you can see, but here's what I came up with.

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I chose short sleeves because J and I were heading to a {really fun} Superbowl party after church, and I knew it would be warm and crowded. It ended up being perfect!


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all ready to go!

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THE OUTFIT:
top: Old Navy
skinnies: H & M
stilettos: Jessica Simpson Collection
leather jacket: Cole Haan


What do you think about this look?? 


I got lots of stares at church. Haha. But at the Superbowl party a few friends told me they never would have paired these pieces together, however they liked the look. I also have been playing with my eye shadows more. This board on my Pinterest has some eye make-up inspiration I've been using as a guide. Unfortunately I took the make up photo at the end of the day, so you couldn't see the colors as well. Sorry about that!




The middle is a greenish color and the outside is a deep purple with a little smoky black powder to line the top and bottom.

Update on my Auntie: I stayed last night in the ICU with her. She's still very ill but today my mom said she was alert, which is a huge step!! She still has a long way to go, but every bit of progress is FABULOUS!! Thank you for the kind comments and tweets!!

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7 comments:

  1. Orange skinnies = LOVELOVELOVE.  I need more colored pants in my wardrobe.

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  2. yaaay! for the orange jeans! you know I love color, and I think you WORKED IT OUT!! LOL!!

    Your aunt is in my prayers, Krystle. I am praying for a full recovery for her.

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  3. The orange pants are really fun and you rock them!!! Sorry that your aunts in icu, but good to hear she is soon better.

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  4. I love this outfit! The orange pants with the striped top and leather jacket ROCK! You know I love color and I seriously need some bright skinny pants! Stat!!
    I hope your auntie gets better soon. She is fortunate to have the support of family nearby. 

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  5. Thank you, Eboni!! This means a lot coming from you!! :)

    Thank you for the prayers. Her surgery got bumped to tomorrow, and then a LOOONG recovery {8 weeks} to make sure she makes it through... Miss you, thanks for coming by!

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  6. Ahhh, this makes me feel so good! Thanks for the compliment! 

    And yes, we love Auntie very much!!!

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  7. Love this look!  It looks fab with that jacket!
    Hope your aunt gets better soon. 

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