[dropcap]L[/dropcap]ast week we did the pattern and neutral look: we had so many awesome options!
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I actually took these pictures on the day that Abbie and I met to take her photos for last week. I don't typically take my red pants into my spring/summer rotation because they just seem like that perfect thing to pair with freshly fallen snow. And while (cross my fingers, knock on wood) it's looking more and more like spring right now, this is likely the last time I will wear them for the year.
I can't remember where I got my inspiration- it was a blogger and I should of wrote it down. Ah well. But I wanted to do the black, white and red and decided to try the look out with a striped shirt. Normally, I would gravitate to a graphic tee or just black with red.....update- I remembered where I saw the colours together...it was a post that Laura did on I do deClaire. I started the look with just the striped shirt and jeans, but then I didn't feel like it was dressed up enough for my classroom, so I added a blazer. Here is my version of black, red and white:
I went with my Halogen tuxedo blazer from Nordstrom - that was one of my favourite finds on our last girls' trip to Calgary. Also, these shoes are the shoes that get the most compliments from my students. Maybe because they're a bit strange? The shoes, that is. They're a black and white tweed bootie loafer...boafer? lootie? by Dirty Laundry. These also get retired to storage in the spring and summer because they are so very wintery.
A word about the red pants, if I may? The brand is Celebrity pink and they are the comfiest denim I own and the price point is awesome too, under 50$. I found them in store at Simons (duh) and I just found them online here (I had to do a super close up on her butt to see the tag- oh the butts we study for research) but after some super-sleathing on the webs, I found them at Macy's on sale here , but they are junior, so I'm not sure how sizes would be. I love these pants sooo much, that I had a pair 4 years ago and gave them to my cousin, Renée and then could never find a pair that was the same, so I bought them again, but in a different size- yay! So that's that on my celebrity pink love....I may or may not be putting some more spring/summer friendly colours in my panier chez Simons...
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