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Styling a plaid look

Last week of the Style Perspectives was my favourite week of all weeks. I may be biased because it was my prompt, but whatevs.



Now moving on to our plaid look.

You see, the problem with me being on the ball in March and taking the pictures for the prompts ahead of time is now I have to look at pictures with the remnants of snow. Yuck.  For the record the cursed snow has left, although it did try earlier this week to make an apparition, but I gave it the evil eye and so it left. Or something like that.

So a plaid look today.  I had a mild panic attack because apparently all my plaid is winter plaid and I had put it all away.  Then I remembered this top that I was slightly obsessed with last year, stemmed from seeing a Rails plaid shirt on Possessionista, but I didn't want to spend 80 billion on a top, so I found one on Simons for 20$. Win, win.  The outfit was perfect for a day of adventuring on the acreage and I felt neither schlubby nor too dressed up.  I even ventured into town and felt like a farm girl, but I loved it.







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ONCE UPON A TIME & HAPPILY EVER AFTER : Library-Lovin’-Lady


DAILY STYLE FINDS: The Personal Stylist



FOXY’S DOMESTIC SIDE: The Crafty Engineer



SIMPLY SHAUNACEY: Reformed Frumpy Mommy



TWO TEENS AND THEIR MAMA: Stylish Midlife Mama



RSQUARED: The Not So Nerdy Accountant



SHOES TO SHIRAZ: The Shoe Hoarding French Teacher



PUPPIES AND PRETTIES: Cube Dwelling Fashionista



MISHAPS AND MAYHEM OF SOLITARY LIFE: Single Girl, Simple Style



A LOVELY LITTLE WARDROBE: A Casual Petite



MAKING THE MOST OF EVERYDAY Classic Yet Current Over Forty



NICKANDNIK: Mama with Curves



LIVING ON CLOUD NINE: Blissful Fashionista

WHITNEY À LA MODE: A book-loving French Teacher





Comments

  1. This is a chic Deena farm girl look for sure. Love how you styled your hair with this look as well.

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  2. Living on Cloud Nine26 April, 2016 21:37

    Aww look at your pigtail braids, you look sweet as pie!! I love that this top is short sleeved and such a cute plaid! I want some olive Hunters, so versatile. And I just took another look at these pictures, um, you look like you are 25!!!! Fantastic!

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  3. This is a cute and chic farm girl look! Love the short sleeved plaid and your braids!

    Jill
    Doused In Pink

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  4. Love the braids!!!!! Super cute top too and perfectly paired with military jacket and grey jeans!
    ~Sheila

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  5. Cute-E-Pie! Sassy, farm girl meets plaid. This look beckons a romp in the hay. Darling.

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  6. you are adorable. I love this look. I'm so badly want a pair of Hunters but they won't fit :( Your braids are the perfect touch to your plaid. It really is a cute spring look. Have I ever told you I love your nerd goggles? cause I do.

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  7. Looks like we will both be shopping for spring plaid since I had the same problem.... Also interesting we are both sporting Hunter's in our photos this week.

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  8. Oooh, love this top. Does it zip up? This whole look is adorable.

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  9. I love that it's an unconventional short sleeved plaid! Cute!

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  10. You look so cute with your braids! I had the same issue a few weeks ago with leftover snow, but luckily was able to crop it out of photos. When seasons change it is hard to try and work ahead! Love the short sleeve aspect of the blouse! It makes it wearable year round!

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  11. Super cute look, but I must say that those braids are my absolute favorite part of the look! I want to braid my hair now! It looks great on you!

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  12. I really like the plaid shirt! I love the colors! Great look & hair!

    Andrea
    Andrea’s Wellness Notes

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  13. Aren't you cute! I was with you on plaid - all of mine is flannel/winter/fall. I like your cap sleeve spring plaid.

    Lisa
    Daily Style Finds

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  14. Cutest farmer ever. I love this whole look!!

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  15. Ohh! Short-sleeved plaid?! I feel like you don't see that very often. You look super cute with your outdoors gear and your pigtails!

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  16. Katie Mitchell27 April, 2016 13:04

    OMG how cute are you!! And love that this is cap sleeve!! Love the hunters too!! Great look Deena...I need to wear my gray jeans

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  17. Could you be any cuter? Plaid, pigtails and Hunters. Adorable.

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  18. That is a lovely plaid shirt on you! I like the colour combo with the khaki green jacket too :)

    Away From The Blue Blog

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  19. Short-sleeved plaid is a great way to rock the trend through spring!

    -Ashley
    Le Stylo Rouge

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  20. Oh short sleeved plaid, super cute, and you did your hair! :) Hunters are so adorable...but I would definitely get the side eye if I wore them here! haha.

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  21. That short sleeve is super cute!! Don't you love your hunters for our Canadian weather--- I wear mine even in the winter!

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  22. I'm so jealous of your Hunter boots! They have been on my wish list forever. Super cute look!

    Shauna

    www.lipglossandlace.net

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  23. Carrie @ Curly Crafty Mom28 April, 2016 05:22

    This is such a great look and those Hunters are the perfect color! I have a pair of red ones and I think they would have looked good with this outfit, too!!

    Carrie
    curlycraftymom.com

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  24. Deena, you found the perfect plaid for the season!! Like you, I've packed away my fall/winter wardrobe... always fun to remember clothing items we've forgotten about and wear them again, isn't it!?


    Amber
    All the Cute 🎀
    Today's Post: White + Blue

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  25. I need to do the braids more often!

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  26. I WANT TO HUG YOU!!!!!!!!!! 25 was my favourite age.

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  27. I don't have any rose bushes to hide in, so hay bails it will have to be.

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  28. You have appeared to have solved said problem already ;)

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  29. My hunters aren't comfortable because of my thickass calves, so I kinda hear ya. And thanks for the goggle love...I get made fun of on the daily by the husband.

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  30. Especially when the 4 seasons are so drastic and temperamental. Ugh. Like me, I guess :)

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  31. Thanks- that was my favourite part

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  32. buttons all the way (which I dislike because boobgap)

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  33. And the shirt is super cozy too. So win win.

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  34. lol. You need to come out for a visit.

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  35. I need to find more less heavy plaid!

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  36. Lol. But super sassy and sarcastic.

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  37. They get worn WAY too often with our crazyass weather! Perfect for those almost summer snow storms.

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  38. Me too- with the warm fuzzy socks that fold over!

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  39. I thought of you whilst I braided. Why oh why would you get side eye? What if you were wearing Hunters AND eating Ketchup chips....

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  40. Definitely. It's like finding treasure.

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  41. I agree! i have had my eyes on a pair of coloured Hunters

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  42. Is there a way for me to see the prompts? While I'm not a huge fan of fashion posts (I don't do well with full body selfies - I always look awkward), I'd love to join from time to time.

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  43. Yay- voila and I hear you on the full body thing....I felt so weird at the beginning but then, in a weird way...it helped me become more confidant.

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  44. I love your farm girl look, especially the cute piggy braids. Good ridence snow and hello sunshine, patios, BBQ's and cute summer clothes.

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  45. Loving your farm girl-esque look. Also, will we be able to visit one of these magical Simons next year?

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