Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Monotone

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Although I enjoy adding a splash of color to almost any outfit, some days, I just want to wear something simple and unpretentious. To give this outfit an interesting depth, I mixed just enough different textures and neutral shades. I know what you’re thinking – Isn't it a bit cold for bare legs =)? Growing up in the Midwest, I am used to the cold. As long as the sun is shining, it’s not too bad.

 

What I am wearing:
Skirt: H&M *old* (buy similar - available in 00)
Sweater: GAP (buy this year's version - 35% off)
Pumps: Steve Madden (buy similar in nude or navy)
Jacket: Espirit *old* (buy similar - on sale)


14 comments:

elizabethashleyphoto

Love this combo so much - saving to inspiration folder! :)

lisacng @ expandng.com

Lovely textures! I think it adds just as much interest as color. And you are brave in bare legs!!!!

Always Maylee

I love that sweater on you and the jacket is perfect. You look beautiful!

xo, Yi-chia
Always Maylee

Sheila

I love your jacket!! Classy looking. :)

xo - Sheila
www.sheislovelyblog.com

newpetite

Love the sweater on you!

Ping

Sydney, I am totally the opposite! I consider it "hella" cold in SF when it's in the high 40s even if the sun is out. I was in Socal yesterday and love their 65 degree weather so much better. this is such a lovely neutral outfit. I'm with you when it comes to wearing colors.

TaraMixandMatch

That sweater is perfect with the snow! I personally usually go bare legged too...I really don't think tights add much warmth anyway!

Beautygirl24

I agree, I will always be a neutral lover at heart! Pops of color keep things looking fresh and fun, but nothing is more chic (in my opinion) than a neutral outfit. You look great!

Michelle

Always like a good chunky cowl neck. The scenery in your photos are gorgeous. Wish I had your same tolerance to the cold as you do!

Carol Li

I love the jumper & skirt combination. Elegant & classic.


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SS

I love simple monotone outfit! I cannot believe you can have bare legs in January... Impressive!

Jen @ redsolesandredwine

Great neutrals Sydney! I can't believe you walking in the snow with the heels :)

Red Soles and Red Wine

Elaine A (TOBeautyReviews)

LOL Sydney, first thing I though - wow isn't she cold!?! I grew up in Toronto and I'm still not used to the cold :P

Mark B

When a woman has legs as fabulous as yours I think she pretty much has a duty to keep them bare - snow is no excuse for covering up :-)

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