Spring Style: Mint & Yellow

On my recent trip to NYC, I tried to pack items that could easily mix and match just in case my wardrobe demands exceeded the outfits I packed.  I knew I wanted to take my mint blazer, but I only had one outfit that would pair well with it, or so I thought.  I accidentally set my blazer down next to my J.Crew city mini skirt and it was a perfect match!

Today’s look shares that newly discovered combination—mint and yellow.  Of course, since it’s spring and all, might as well toss in a splash of magenta and some dots.

Top—LOFT (similar Loft shell)
Blazer—Forever 21
Skirt—J.Crew (City mini in other colors)
Belt—Uniqlo
Shoes—SE Boutique via DSW (similar)
Bag—MICHAEL Michael Kors

Bargain Alert:  Have y’all seen the cool Nicole by OPI 2-packs in Marshalls and TJ Maxx lately?  Often, the nail colors that end up in Marshalls and TJ Maxx aren’t the most desirable.  But, the 2-packs I picked up recently are totally haute!

Nicole by OPI polish sets.  $6.99/duo in Marshalls/TJ Maxx


Dove Giveaway Winner


Please join me in congratulating Ashley of A Sassy Woman.  She was lucky number 5 in our drawing and shall receive the following Dove products.

  • Skin Renew Invisible Solid – Light floral notes of violet, lilac and rose with vanilla musk
  • Clinical Protection Renew – Offers prescription strength wetness protection with the maximum level of active ingredients (20%) available without a prescription.

Congratulations, Ashley!!!

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18 Comments

  1. May 8, 2012 / 4:36 pm

    THese are very nice colors mixed together, looks good on ya.

  2. May 8, 2012 / 5:04 pm

    I love your color mix!! Woot Woot I won 🙂

    XoXo,
    Ashley
    ASassyWoman.Com

  3. May 8, 2012 / 5:50 pm

    I love this color combination and the polka blouse makes it that more special 🙂

    • May 9, 2012 / 3:38 pm

      Yes, it's like color me crazy 🙂

      I totally understand not feeling bold enough to rock some combinations. I was a much more conservative dresser in the my last work environment. I took baby steps, playing here and there with colors and prints, and now I'm willing to step way outside of the box I used to be in.

    • May 9, 2012 / 3:33 pm

      I hope you can find one. I purchased this one about a month ago in Forever21 and it was in limited availability at that time. F21 did have three blazer styles in mint, though, so you may have some luck.

  4. May 9, 2012 / 2:46 am

    Don't you just love it when you "accidentally" create a genius outfit?! I love all of these pieces together!

  5. May 9, 2012 / 10:51 pm

    Love this look on you! Gotta love accidental looks, they are always the best!

    Ps. I nominated you for the Versatile Blogger Award on my blog 🙂

    Chioma
    CsEvolutionofStyle.com