Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Tomboy with a Twist

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Jacket: JJ Basics c/o Macy's; Jeans: Indigo Rein c/o Macy's; Tee: Pink Rose c/o Macy's; Necklace (borrowed) via Macy's; Heels: Alfani via Macy's

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As promised, here is the long-awaited post of my Fall Fashion outfit from the Macy's event. I was assigned "Tomboy with a Twist" -- think Emily Fields, a-la-PLL. As you know, when it comes to fashion, I am pretty feminine. I love dresses and long maxis, so "tomboy" isn't normally a look you see from me very often. But, if you've followed my blog for a while, you will also remember that despite my girly-girl tendencies, I am no stranger to borrowing from the boys. Whether it's their comfy flannels or oversized tees, if it looks like something I need in my closet, I'll take it. So, when I received my trend, I was excited to see what I could come up with. The result? Masculine-inspired, but polished and pretty.

When most people think "tomboy," they think jeans, a tee, and sneakers. But, just because you're wearing jeans and a tee doesn't mean you can't spice things up. So, I picked a pair of boyfriend jeans with a bit of personality (hello, destroyed denim!). Next, I found a great military-esque cargo jacket with faux-leather sleeves (Rag and Bone, anyone?). I neutralized things with a plain white tee -- and ladies, if you're looking for a good one, seriously try this one! I finished off the look with a pop of color  and print. You know leopard goes with everything, right? So, what do you all think of my look? I have to be honest, each of these pieces has been in HEAVY rotation since my event, haha!

And, before I end this post, here's a photo (albeit blurry) with me and Miss Mandi Line! 
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6 Comments:

Anonymous Chris L said...

'Tomboy with a Twist'...
Pretty freakin' awesome combo, I must say!~
The heels definitely look like they fit in with the feel & 'tude of the outfit successfully~

October 16, 2012 at 5:00 PM  
Anonymous Melissa said...

Looks like fun, and that jacket is so versatile! I can see it being worn over a maxi dress as well. Love the heels too!

October 16, 2012 at 5:01 PM  
Anonymous tania said...

you look great, your outfit is adorable!!! love the jacket and BF jeans


xo


www.freshfizzle.com

October 16, 2012 at 11:41 PM  
Anonymous Dale Steliga said...

I wish I would have been able to attend this event, it would have been fun to see all of you. You nailed the Tomboy with a Twist look and it still looks feminine with the leopard heels. :) Hehe, Great meeting you at the Goorin Bros event, loved the video they posted today
xoDale
www.savvyspice.com

October 22, 2012 at 12:37 AM  
Anonymous Angela Celio said...

I love this look. The leopard heels are great (I just may run out the door right now and get a pair). The whole outfit looks girly casual.
Angela
www.embraceenchanted.com

October 26, 2012 at 10:16 AM  
Anonymous Christine Yun said...

aw how fun, If i knew about this beforehand I totally would have gone to support you. Love the jacket girl! Hope to run into you in SF soon!

Christine

www.trendenvy.com

November 12, 2012 at 5:21 PM  

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