Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Pink and Red

 Pink top - FXXI, thrifted
Shorts - Express Blues, thrifted
Vest - All Saints
Shoes - Fly London
Bag - Ecko red, thrifted

When I was doing my informal Red Week, Wendy asked me to post a picture of what I would have worn if I paired pink and red. Normally, I'm all over the challenge of color blocking, but I seriously have only a few pink pieces. I was already dressed, but couldn't decide what shoes would go well. My Fly London pumps have been sort of neglected lately, so I figured I'd still take the challenge of pairing pink and red.

Things have been a bit tense today, but I'm still shooting for positivity and getting things done. I finally found and ordered my fall jacket. I've started slowly putting summer things away. It's really too early to do so, but there's some stuff that I know I probably won't wear again before the temperatures drop. You may have noticed that I've really turned towards a lot of denim lately. I'm ready for skinny jeans and boots. And layers, glorious layers.

Stuck in that end of summer rut? Ready for fall as much as I am? Join Keely and I in our latest Fashion Challenge.

9 comments:

  1. Those are some fly shoes :)

    I am looking forward to fall too but it's not happenin' until at least October!

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  2. That fall jacket is so perfect and so you! Love it! Red and pink look great together, although I don't think I have ever done it myself. The red shoes look great with the rest of the outfit! Good call on the shoes :-)

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  3. I adore the Fall jacket you chose!!!

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  4. I think that those red shoes would look great with just about anything.

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  5. Normally, I don't like pink and red, but for some reason, this really works for me! The only way I can describe it is: "I think it's because the pink is more of a light red", which is, of course, is not the same as: "I think it's because the pink is more of a pink", even though light red is technically pink. You can feel free to ignore me at this point, I am blathering.

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  6. Love this! The shoes are a great way to get red in.

    As for me, I would prefer summer go on forever!

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  7. I love this. But I LOVE your fall jacket! Love!

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  8. It might be getting older, but every year I gravitate more and more toward fall. It's just so hot! I am so anxious that I pulled out my skinny jeans today!

    I hope you have a better day tomorrow! It sucks being stressed.

    It is so hard to pair pink and red because that stupid February holiday just ruined it! But you do it well here. I love the heels!

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  9. this vest is so fabulous! it really pulls together this entire outfit. and those red shoes are pretty darn amazing too!

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