outfit du jour: waiting for the end of the world

This week, for Two Birds' Inspiration Monday we were asked to take inspiration from a menswear inspired look. I scoured my grandfather's collection of '40s and '50s ties (no, sadly, he doesn't wear them anymore-though I've encouraged it) but I couldn't find one that matched my look. And to be honest, after wearing way too may ties over my band t-shirts in high school, I've kind of shied away from that look for the past several years. Anyway, I have been waiting for the right time to pull this light yellow, short-sleeved dress shirt from my closet. It was handed down to me in the fall, and I just had a feeling that with crop pants it would make a great '50s look. So, today I pulled it out. I threw on some heels (okay...to me, Betseys are not just 'some heels;' they were carefully chosen) and figured it worked...kinda...for menswear? It does to me, anyway. Next time I wear this, I'm definitely pairing it with black Chucks (one item for my high school days that I'm still not over wearing yet.)

I also want to take a minute to thank Claire from Spinning Threads for passing on an awesome blog award to me. It always makes my day when someone lets me know they enjoy my blog-whether it's through an award, following or leaving a comment. Thanks Claire!


Crop Pants: City Streets, $20., Yellow Shirt: Secondhand, Gift.






Vintage Belt: Secondhand, Gift.



Gold Glitter Headband: from Rugged Wearhouse, package of 5 for $3.


Sunglasses: Charlotte Russe, apx. $5.


Earrings: Carole, Inc., set of three for $4.



Bracelet: from Rugged Wearhouse, $4.


Owl Ring: Charlotte Russe, $4.



Love Ring: Urban Outfitters, $10.


Vintage Ring: Secondhand, Gift.


Shoes: Betsey Johnson, $20.

30 comments:

  1. love your hair that way and the shoes ,they look vintage :)
    kisses <3
    caramellitsa

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  2. Cute outfit! I love your vintage style :)

    xo

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  3. you seriously have the best collection of (somehow inexpensively fabulous) shoes. i need to know where you shop!!

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  4. Cute outfit! Love your heels! I love anything sparkly! :)

    http://style-love.blogspot.com/

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  5. I love oversized shirts so this is a fab outfit in my opinion!! <3

    What are Chucks?!

    And that belt looks really unusual!

    Sadie xx
    http://whatsadiedid.blogspot.com/

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  6. I can't get over how amazing those shoes are! :)

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  7. FANTASTIC outfit, lady! Love the gold/yellow tones in this... and those shoes! THOSE SHOES! LOVE!

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  8. Those sparkly shoes are fantastic!

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  9. I love this look, it's very chic and simple, but then the shoes... they are beyond awesome!!

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  10. Those shoes are awesome...I'm a big fan of Betsy Johnson even if I don't (yet!) own any of her stuff. I love the 50's capri shirt look and that owl ring. You always look great! Debbie http://thriftygirlvintage.blogspot.com

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  11. Love that belt and those shoes are amazing!

    xo

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  12. cute CUTE outfit. love the yellow and the shoes are fabulous! and you so deserve the award. i LOVE your blog!

    spinning-threads.blogspot.com

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  13. love those sparkly shoes! where did you find betsey johnson shoes for that cheap?!


    House of Shoes

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  14. What a cute outfit, and I really like how it's so vintage and you put the belt with that yellow top. You look really pretty, love the heels.

    xoDale
    Following you now. I have a fashion blog here in San Francisc if you have time, www.savvyspice.blogspot.com

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  15. I love your style you always have the best accessories.

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

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  16. really cute girl!


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  17. The belt is lovely. I also love how you've done your hair - it's gorgeous.

    Sarah
    x

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  18. Hi: D
    You have a beautiful blog. I joined the blog, I hope you return.
    Kiss
    Lara

    http://lara-ilmondoamodomio.blogspot.com/

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  19. AMAZING shoes :)
    xoxo

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  21. those shoes are amazing!!

    -Winnie
    http://winniereally.blogspot.com

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  22. Sooo, the princess of accessories doesn't don a tie?
    You look adorable. I have to say I'm a fan of the shoes too.

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  23. Cute summer outfit, I love your style!

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  24. I so adore that belt and owl ring! You got great taste!

    love~mongs
    mythriftycloset.blogspot.com

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  25. love how vintage those sunglasses look xx

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  26. OMg I love those shoes, where can I get these?

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  27. I love those shoes!!! I also love that you've taken a simpler outfit and added your own flair to it with all the accessories!

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