June 25, 2013

East vs. West: Metallics

This week's East vs. West style challenge is all about metallics. There are so many ways to incorporate a little shine into any summer look... of course, I went with shoes: 


{zara blazer - similar here // j. crew  tissue vneck // kova & t jeans // j. crew 'tabbie' sandals - on sale! // missguided triangle necklace // asos spike bracelet}

How do you feel about mixing gold and silver? Secret: I used to be SO anti-mixing but I've grown to embrace it. When we decided on this week's theme I knew it was a great excuse to pick up my fave J. Crew sandals in a different color. If you're pursuing a go-to sandal for the next couple months, Tabbie is the winner. Plus she comes in tons of fab colors!

Looking for a simple summer piece that works from desk to drinks? A white blazer is a no-brainer! And if you need more summer outfit inspo,  check out 6 ways to style denim cutoffs and nautical stripes. 

11 comments:

  1. I LOVE those sandals!!! I was the same way, completely opposed to mixing metals and now I feel like I do it everyday!! Love that you added a white blazer, I have one and never know what to wear it with! Love how all of our looks this week were totally different!

    xo Jackie
    Living After Midnite

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  2. Love metallics, as as a matter of fact I am rocking my owns today ;). Everyone looks amazing and I love your look!

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  3. Super cute outfit! Love the simplicity of it.

    Megan
    budgetfashion101.blogspot.ca

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  4. I love mixing now too. Loving these sandals and that necklace is so cute!

    xo Jessica
    www.mystylevita.com

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  5. you are so cute!! and you give me tons of ideas to re-work my wardrobe!!
    oh and lol the ladies up top are totally east coast....could tell just by glancing at the photos!

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  6. yes, i used to be so against mixing metals, unless the piece itself had both silver and gold!! great sandals...will check them out!

    rockoomph.blogspot.com
    COACH Bag Giveaway!

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  7. See...now I'm sad that I've missed out on THIS Zara blazer! I love the strong shoulders...I haven't found another one like it!

    Veloria in Velvet
    www.veloriainvelvet.wordpress.com

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  8. I'm weird about mixing metals, but I'm trying to get myself over that! You look super cute here!
    -Kodi
    grey et al

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  9. yay for representing the west coast! I love your classic, laid back vibe :) The metallic pop with your sandals is perfect touch.

    xo,
    Danielle
    www.envisionpretty.blogspot.com

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  10. ooo I love these sandals. How much are they in stores? I saw that they were on sale online but I know sometimes the store prices are different.
    Thanks!

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  11. Hi Lizzie! I believe they are the same price... and typically J. Crew will accommodate the online price if it's cheaper. - Ash

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Thank you for your lovely comments... Keep pursuing shoes!