Apparently I just can’t help myself! I was waiting to pick up the boy the other day from work – he works downtown, so the people watching can be fun. I was admiring the perfectly-pulled together Banana Republic-style workplace casual look that a springy blonde was sporting. Black flats, pencil skirt, fitted white button up shirt. YOU know the outfit. When I pulled out things to wear to work yesterday, my intention was to put together something similarly low-key and classic. But why go with a white tshirt when I have polka dots, right? And the black skirt felt sort of like a server uniform. May I take your order please? And with the shirt and skirt such neutrals, I REALLY needed a coral cardigan, right? And it still looked pretty boring, so I added my new favorite vintage necklace find.
In the end, I magaged to keep the black flats. But even these have big, giant bows on them….
oh my goodness, i love your style. Don’t ever go banana republic on us! your style, as well as your amazing sewing skills, are totally inspirational! I love how fun this outfit is.
Tee hee, this is what happens when I try to be all neutral, casual,smart. I love some colour!
You look great.
See what happens when we try to go all neutral. The colour just creeps right on in 🙂 That’s a fab necklace too!
You’re cracking me up! Love it. Personally, I find the “classic white button down shirt” to be boring (on me, anyway) in addition to being completely incompatible with eating good food or parenting a toddler. Don’t get me wrong, I love a lot of Banana styles, and that black/white thing looks amazing on some folks, it’s just not my thing.
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