Performancing Metrics

5.25.2011

Sunshine on My Shoulders Makes Me Happy


After all of my recent grumbling and yammering, spring finally decided to give into my bellyaching and arrive! I left my apartment today with neither jacket, nor tights - it was divine. While I was buzzing around town, the sun warming my shoulders and freckling my nose, I found myself thinking "this is more like it"!


With that new found verve, I tackled my day, which was swamped. I was literally running between meetings when I saw a nice spot, just off the path, so I quickly planted my tripod and went to work snapping a few photos. Public outfit photos are always an interesting endeavor; I find myself trying to grab a couple decent shots, whilst ignoring the weird looks I get from passerby...but on a beautiful day, nobody seemed to question it!

I actually really love this outfit. The dress was a birthday gift from my Mom and I love the way it flows around my legs when I walk. The green of the cardigan and the pink and purple frock seemed to give a nod to the blooming leaves and flowers...


Dress: Ann Taylor (Thanks, Mom!)
Sweater: J. Crew (consigned from Second Time Around)
Shoes: Target
Sunglasses: Tilly's
Watch: Michael Kors
Aires necklace: Mint Julep
K letterblock necklace: Urban Outfitters
Earrings: Ku De Ta via Stylefixx



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21 comments :

  1. Once again a bold pairing of patterns which leaves me both in love and inspired!

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  2. @Mrs. G Thanks Mrs. G! I really liked these two pieces together, too - they seem like natural companions. How go your adventures in pattern mixing??

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  3. Another lovely outfit.
    Love the dress - it looks like it was made for you!

    xoxo

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  4. The necklaces are my favorite part. So cute!

    http://www.stylish3.com/marylane

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  5. Anonymous5/25/2011

    You have such a knack for mixing patters. I'm always surprised at the combos, but they work so well. I have to try this more often. The dress is so cute and with the cardi it seems very fresh.

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  6. I'm so glad you're getting some sun in Boston! I hope it's sunny when I get back!

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  7. @jeanofalltrades Thanks, Jean! I can't believe I managed to not put some mustard yellow into this outfit somewhere... I think this sweater would look great with your yellow pants!

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  8. @Michele Bring some of that Cali with you, please!!!

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  9. lovely outfit, i love the mix of patterns! glad spring finally decided to descend upon boston!

    also i agree it is really hard for me to do public photos shoots too, ignoring is the key!

    --brittany--

    http://prettylittlevintage.blogspot.com

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  10. oh gorgeous dress! love your blog!
    alexa
    www.theshortandthesweetofit.com

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  11. Pretty dress! It looks so lovely on you. I'm so happy for this warm weather!!

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  12. Beautiful pattern! You have such lovely dresses.
    Lydia

    www.styleindependent.com

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  13. Ann Taylor's dresses are so pretty. Sunshine makes everything look and feel good.

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  14. The weather has completely changed my mood! So much happier! Your dress looks great!!

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  15. I love your dress oh so much!! Your cardigan is so pretty!! Great pics as always

    Kisses,
    Marina
    http://fashionmakeuplifestyle.blogspot.com/

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  16. Hmm that is one of the best feeling in the world.. Crisp day with the sun touching your skin.. Haha cute outfit.. Especially the sweater.. WERK!

    All the best, Angel

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  17. oh how i love that j crew cardigan! i almost bought it last year but unfortunately the store didn't carry my size. the mix of prints looks great!

    -j
    sorelle in style

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  18. Thanks so much for your comment back to my blog! Glad you liked the post :)
    Lydia

    www.styleindependent.com

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  19. yay for Spring arriving in Boston! I love the fit, pattern, colors...basically everything about this dress!

    Shasie
    Enter My Vintage Scarf Giveaway

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  20. Nice print mixing, I love it! The mustard-y shade of that cardigan is dreamy. Thanks for the nice comment :)

    cheers,
    --Megan//The Martian Tide

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  21. Thanks, everyone! The sun is finally out in Boston and it.is.amazing! I am so looking forward to a long weekend - I hope you all have something fun planned!!

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