Thursday, December 20, 2012

Candy Cane




 

Skirt: ASOS (Similar)
Top: Zara
Shoes: Christian Louboutin
Sunglasses: Gucci
Belt: Forever 21
 
 
Last weekend, I was invited to a super cool candy-cane themed Christmas party. Since I dislike the red and white candy canes, I decided to go to the party dressed as the traditional candy-cane's multicolored counterpart. To put this look together, I paired a multicolored flared mini skirt from ASOS with one of my peplum work tops.
 
 
This outfit is a great illustration of what I mean when I talk about "double-duty" dressing. Though this peplum top is definitely an integral part of my workdrobe, it  translates pretty easily into my after hours work life. If a top can take me from a work meeting to a silly candy-cane party, I'm definitely winning as far as return on investment is concerned. So, when buying a work wear clothing item, I always ask myself - "what other events can I wear this item to?" If at least two non-work events come to mind, then I know that piece is a winner. The more expensive the piece, the more events I require to justify my purchase.

Love,
Jillian



23 comments:

  1. Gorgeous colors!

    Amberly
    www.asliceofglam.com

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  2. amazing outfit you never disappoint and awesome pictures ;)

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    1. That is an amazingly sweet thing to say Jeimy! Thank you so much!

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  3. Stunning! Love the skirt and heels!

    P.S. I re-created one of your looks on my blog today :-) Thanks for the inspiration!!! XOXO

    www.styleandpoise.blogspot.com

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    1. Hey Missy!

      I checked out your look and it's pretty fab! I'm definitely taking notes :)

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  4. Amazeballs!!!! and these pics are awesome

    Shella
    www.theeverydaycatwalk.com

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  5. Looks amazing :)


    xo
    Maggie
    http://magz725.blogspot.com

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  6. Your legs don't even makes sense. Like, seriously. Are you a runner? Is it just from heels? I'm so jealous! And you look awesome in the pictures :)

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    1. LOL. Thank you so much!! I run - reluctantly :(. I hate doing it, but it's one of the few workouts that work for me.

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  7. I love how you show different ways to style pieces from your wardrobe, and this skirt is SO cute! Beautiful pictures :-)

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    1. Thanks love! Good to hear that you like it.

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  8. Loves this outfit! Great pictures. The background really makes the look pop.

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    1. I've been eye-ing this mural for weeks - it's amazing!

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  9. OK, so you've convinced me to go ahead and buy that skirt. I keep putting it in my cart and not buying it. What's wrong with me? Lol!

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    1. Too funny! I had the same back and forth experience with this skirt. Can't wait to see how you style it!

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