Monday, August 13, 2012

Wardrobe Diaries: Beige and Black

I love wearing simple ensembles in interesting textures. Textures play a big part in my personal aesthetics and it reaches into all aspects of my life, from household decor to architectural design to fashion. It's just such a great way to add interest to an outfit without attracting too much attention. Whenever I see a simple piece made in an interesting texture I can pretty much guarantee that it will end up in my wardrobe. For instance, this blazer. I love how it takes the classic two-toned blazer and gives it a completely different feel in chiffon. To contrast the delicate nature of the jacket, I paired it with these coated black skinnies. The ankle zips add just the right amount of edge to the overall outfit. To keep things from looking too matchy matchy, I finished off the outfit with a tweed and sequin bag.

Now if you break this outfit down once more, it just comes apart as a simple ensemble of jeans, t-shirt, and blazer.




{ LC for khols blazer no longer available other great chiffon blazers herehere and here . target t-shirt . zara pants similar here and here . coach crossbody bag . nine west pumps }

61 comments:

Isabelle said...

great outfit! love the colour of the blazer on you.

xx
isabelle

Diana said...

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Marella said...

Amazing outfit dear!

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audrinajulia said...

Love the simplicity.Blazer is a must have in my closet right now. Nice outfit dear.

Amy said...

Loving the blazer and those pants are just perfect! Great outfit!

xx Amy

Leopard and Lillies

Tara said...

Gorgeous heels, and outfit alltogether :)
xx

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ivette said...

I guess I was born in heels too.. I do wear them everyday... loving that blazer btw.. great look

.sabo skirt. said...

Nice classy outfit. The blazer looks cute on you. :) We love it!

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Anoushka said...

Beautiful outfit!

scribbledthoughtsandcoffee said...

This is a really beautiful simplistic look - you always look so pretty and feminine

xx

s said...

love it, the color combo is perfection, and you also- just gorgeous!!!! xO!
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La Dolce Vita said...

Beautiful heels and blazer. I started wearing heels since I was in college and I have discovered that my walk has become more graceful ever since I have started walking in heels.
You are looking beautiful.
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Always Maylee said...

You are really rockin those skinnies, love the ankle zippers. The blazer is amazing, you look gorgeous! :)

xo, Yi-chia
Always Maylee

Floor said...

Amazing outfit!

XO
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Jenny Lauren said...

What a super chic outfit! You look so stylish. Really love that blush blazer. . .the colour is so pretty!

xo Jenny
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Well... said...

Omgsh, those coated black skinnies...love them! That's exactly the kind of pair needed for the upcoming fall. You definitely mixed textures wonderfully. I love the chicness yet subtle edge of this outfit ♥

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Chocolate, Cookies & Candies said...

Black & beige are good neutrals and go hand in hand. Great outfit! Wish I'm as confident as you are in heels. I've just learned to walk properly in 1.7 inch heels.

alongobucco said...

This is such a gorgeous outfit--that blazer is fantastic! I have so many things from my closet in mind that it would go great with!

-Alyssa
The Glossy Life

Stills said...

Cute outfit! Love that blazer!

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Invitation To Inspiration said...

Dear Jenee, your style is always IMPECCABLE!!!
p.s - that two-toned chiffon blazer is AMAZING! :-))
Have a great week ahead!!!
xoxo

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Hanna & Christel said...

you look gorgeous and you rock the pants!
and darling you don't need to be tall to wear palazzo pants, I'm only 1.67 meters long :)

<3

Caitie Schlisserman said...

LOVE that blazer!

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Jeans and a Teacup said...

Love it! I'm just starting to think about incorporating more texture into my wardrobe.
~Jessica
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Elle Johns said...

I love the tan, black, and white combo-I heart neutrals!!! :) Your blog is awesome-just became a member/follower of your blog. I hope you'll follow me back and we can keep in touch. Happy Blogging!!! 



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rae said...

wow i am so in love with that blazer! looking great, darling!

xx rae

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hope in high heels said...

this entire outfit is all sorts of fabulous. the blazer is to die for - what a great find!

Bravoe Runway said...

I love this whole outfit and what an awesome blazer! I have those jeans from Zara too :) I got them for $29.99 you??

TheAvenueVee said...

It is true that simple is often better! In the end it always comes down to the elements of art. Once you know these fundamentals, you can never go wrong! Fashion = art :)

xx - Vee
The Avenue Vee

Trinnah said...

Amazing pants!! :) And I absolutely adore your bag. Great look! :)

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Sabrilett said...

I agree with the textures, it can change a simple ensemble like this one <3 the chiffon blazer is gorgeous and love the skinnies

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Piia said...

Love your bag! Tweed is such a classic and perfect for everything!
-P.
Bowtie Diary

Heather said...

I'm in love with this from head to toe! The soft colors with black are stunning... I am obsessed with those pants... you knocked this one outta the park girl! You look fabulous :)

XO
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Teresa said...

classy/chic/neutral.. just how I like it! that's why I'm a big fan of Audrey<3 love your outfit and words :)

xx
Teresa
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jasmintriestoblog said...

great look! i love your blazer and shoes <3 btw, i left you a little something on my blog hope you'll check it out ;)

Understated Classics Clare said...

What lovely photos. That blazer is fantastic!

Clare
Understated Classics

woreout said...

I totally agree with you. I love buying basic pieces in unusual or interesting textures and fabrics because it really elevates a look. I must admit though that I am loving your jeans and will be buying a pair promptly!

Ashley said...

Wish I could fit into those pants! Only a few more months of preggo legs:) Thanks for the tip about photoshop! I will look into this. Hope your having a good week:)

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Mauro E. said...

Chic and stylish outfit :)


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LaJune16 said...

Amaazing blog and I really love it.

Very nice photos :))



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Evoke LA said...

Love this outfit - LC has some great pieces in her Kohl's line :) We are now following you - would love for you to follow us back and checkout our latest posts when you have a minute.

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Allison said...

I love this look on you!! You look so gorgeous!!!! I seriously want your pants :/ I'm always on the hunt for the perfect black pants and always think I find them until I was them and they fade. :(
AND thanks for the DIY idea. I'll totally do it. Don't know if it will be this week though because I already bought the materials to do my DIY, but hopefully next week I can find some cute shoes. What color should I do the glitter? Silver?!!??? :)
:)
Allison
A's Fashion Files

Raspberry Blonde said...

cool look!

Dolly said...

i absolutely love your blazer period. in love with it!
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beckspick.com said...

wow, i love your blazer!!

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Tian said...

I love the bag and blazer!
Thanks so much for following me. I think you have an amazing blog and I've followed back. :)

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Rachel @ Making Life Fabulous said...

That blazer is amazing! So pretty and unusual. I love the way you styled it, the outfit is just perfect!

Katherine / Of Corgis and Cocktails said...

oh my gosh! i agree! textures are SO important - i design all black bags for a living (this is weird...but it's for business men....) and texture is so key. all the textures in this make it so individual - i love it

<3 katherine
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Meganne said...

Love it, can't wait to see what you do next! Come check out my blog, maybe we can follow each other!
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Naseem Delan said...

Really?!?! Your pictures are so great and outfits are well put together, I literally thought you would have thousands of followers, you totally deserve it girl! Very inspirational blog and look forward to more of your posts. Hope we can follow each other!

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t said...

Nice blazer!

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SHOP STYLE CONQUER said...

omg love this outfit! you look super chic!

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Alice said...

You look so pretty!:>

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- Alice

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Julie D. said...

Great outfit! I love your coated denim & Coach bag.

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Laura said...

I love this combination of nudes in such interesting textures, and I agree that textures can completely elevate a simple outfit!

Rebecca said...

Love that versatile blazer so much....& you definitely look good in skinnies!!

Rebecca
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The Fashion Milkshake said...


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Rose Mode said...

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Sydney Estill said...

I just died a little.. this outfit is STUNNING! You have such good taste, girlie!
Love the blog, too!

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WE INSPIRE US said...

wow! girl! u r so pretty!! love this look so much!

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