Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Wardrobe Diaries: A Pop of Neon

I am not much of a neon person and have sucessfully steered clear from the trend all year... that was until I came across this colourblock knit from J.Crew. The bright yellow paired with the muted grey was just too pretty to pass up. Being a knit fabric, it really softened up the neon and eliminated any hints of safety wear that I usually associate with it.

These studded shorts, thanks to Sugarlips were the perfect bottoms to pair with the knit. I actually think these shorts and top were made for each other, don't you? I love how the pop of yellow brings out the subtle brass studs. To finish off the look, I threw on a denim jacket and an oversized tote in a similar tone to vertically tie the outfit together. 

{ j.crew knit top no longer available similar here and here . j.crew factory jacket similar here also loving the vest version . shorts thanks to sugarlips . cole hann tote . david yurman chevron cat-eye sunglasses . michael shannon pumps . bracelets by j.crew, jgood, ariel gordon, amrita singh, tiffany & co } 


Anonymous said...

Chic! Super!


Anonymous said...

So pretty! Love the outfit.



omg love the knit!


♥ Ellen

annchica said...

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audrinajulia said...

You're blooming dear! Love your knit top as I love brights. I just noticed the pink lip color you have, pretty good on you too.

Amy said...

Loving the pop of neon, picture perfect!

Leopard and Lillies

Floor said...

Amazing outfit love!


fabulouspetite said...

I love the sweater and the shorts are amazing. So edgy and yet feminine. You look good.


Alissa said...

I really like how this is a pop of neon instead of full neon!

Maria DaintyandDecadent said...

I love this sweater and the studded shorts!

Dainty and Decadent

Lacee Swan said...

how cute are those shorts!!

Unknown said...

Wow, you look so chic! Yes, it definitely looks like that top and shorts were made to be worn together! Love this!

xo Jenny

Ewe said...

i'm in love with this knitwear <3 lovely look! E, http://letsdothecatwalkladies.blogspot.com

Unknown said...

I'm not bold enough to wear neon, so props to you. it looks great!


Alyssa said...

Those shorts! Oh my goodness, too cute! I love the sweet/tough combo they have--and of course, the pop of neon!

The Glossy Life

Anonymous said...

I love love that top!! x

Unknown said...

perfect! love it!


Street Fashion Paris said...

Wow...so fancy!!! xxx

Unknown said...

Love this! You look great!


Jeans and a Teacup said...

I've never really been a fan of neon. It kind of scares me! haha... But the sweater looks great! It doesn't burn my eyes at all! :-)
And those studded shorts are super cute.

Stacy said...

It's not so much neon so it looks really great!!!


Unknown said...

What fun shorts! The pairing is awesome.

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The Avenue Vee said...

I love this JCREW knit top and the oversized Cole Hann tote!

xx - Vee
The Avenue Vee & @TheAvenueVee

Vivian said...

Lovely outfit! Those shorts are gorgeous!
Love your blog! Would you like to follow each other? I would love to keep in touch. :)
Have a fabulous day!

xo Vivian
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Gracey the Giant said...

You look lovely - those micro-studded shorts are great. And I think you wear neon very well.

Fashion Lookbook said...

Love your shorts.

The Dragonfruit said...

That is such an awesome sweater! Love the bold neon color it adds ♥

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Allison said...

OK, I'm obsessed with this entire outfit. The colorblocked sweater, the jean jacket, those gorgeous shorts- everything is just perfect! And then you threw in the Picasso quote!! Perfect, perfect, perfect.
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Unknown said...

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Anonymous said...

Wow. A perfect Outfit. Love your Style and your Blog

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Diana Marks said...

I love this look! Amazing top! and the shoes are to die for!
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Unknown said...

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Unknown said...

the shorts are amazing :D and love how you put it together with the neon top! I now follow you on GFC, hope you visit my blog and follow me back if you like :D


Unknown said...

Love your blog! Your style is amazing!!

You've a new follower:)! Hope you will visit/follow back!



Miss Twiggy said...

beautiful outfit :)

Veronica Delarge said...

Great! I realy love it :o)

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Heather said...

Your subtle pattern mixing is just fabulous here - and the pale heels and denim jacket are the PERFECT finishing touches... this is a great summer look!


Petra said...

Really love your pants, awesome outfit! :)


from prosecco to plaid said...

I absolutely love a pop of neon, and those shorts could not be cuter! Thanks for stopping by the blog! xo, Julie


woow! amazing look! I love shorts with sweater! <3

erika sorocco said...

That knit top is beyond incredible on you - I LOVE it!! :)

Rose Mode said...

I love your sweater. I wish I could buy one, but I live in FL it is kind of useless lol

Always Maylee said...

You look GORGEOUS! I love the sweater with those shorts. You are so chic!

xo, Yi-chia
Always Maylee

iammademoiselle said...

Love this look!


Unknown said...

Jenee, your look is so beautiful! Love the studded shorts with that sweater and glad you gave neon a try, it suits you! Love how you paired it with the soft nudes, just lovely! I don't have the nerve to wear shorts and heels (also it would put me over 6 ft tall, haha) but it looks great on you!

xo Mary Jo

Angela said...

You look so stylish. This pop of neon is the perfect balance for your outfit.

Marisa @ Broke with Designer Taste said...

Love this outfit! Perfect combination of femininity, style and comfort!


LIGIA from ELCOFRE said...

great blouse and shoes!!

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Vanessa said...

Thank you so much for the follow,dear.<3
Follow you back on gfc. Do you also follow me on bloglovin???
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Rachel @ Making Life Fabulous said...

Neon is so much fun to wear! And your pictures are so amazing!

Nitika Bhatia said...

that blouse is really pretty !! And the pictures have come out amazing <3
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Katharina said...

so first of all i´d like to thank you for your very kind and sweet comment, it was the first thing i saw this morning and i love waking up to such nice compliments like that! your blog is very beautiful and so are you, following you back now!


Sootjeelina said...

Gorgeous sweater!

xo Sootjeelina

Katharina said...

oh and about my font - i downloaded it on some site, the name is "simply*glamorous".

lidavinnikova said...

Nice sweater!)

Love your blog!Hope you'll like mine and follow me back! <3

Lolita in the Mix said...

You look great girl!! Love those shorts and the pictures!! Thnx for your closet envy compiment ;-) You're so sweet!!

xoxo lorena


Jajka said...

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Piia Õ. said...

Amazing sweater and cool shorts and overall, a perfect outfit :)
Also, thank you so much for the lovely comment on my blog:)
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Antonella Leone said...

ps: I follow you too <3

Anonymous said...

i love your sweater ;)


Chocolate Cookies & Candies said...

I really like your JCrew Color blocking top. I normally stay away from yellow but this is just the perfect summer top.

Anonymous said...

love those shorts! :)


Ali Berger said...

love this look-- and your blog! You have fabulous style! Can't wait to check back for more inspiration xoxo

Ali B.


Unknown said...

Great outfit, love the sweater!


A Fashion Moment said...

Nice outfit, your short & jewelry are amazing!
Have a nice day xoxo

Kristina Djuric said...

wow love ur top and shorts <3 lovely

Trudy Danso said...

Amazing shots! U look absolutely amazing!


Unknown said...

Love this outfit! Great pics!



Claudina said...

Nice outfit!
Would you like follow each other?

The Simply Kelly said...

love this outfit !!!!!!

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