Tuesday, March 15, 2011

J. Crew + Cee-Inspired OOTD

This OOTD is purely Cee-inspired.  Have you checked out her super-stylish blog?  Be sure to take a gander at her 30 for 30 challenge because this gal does amazing things even when her options are limited.

Anyhoo, how exactly is this Cee-inspired?
  • Crewcuts gingham button down?  Check.
  • Blazer?  Check.
  • Necklace under the collar?  Check.

  
Shirt:  Crewcuts Boys' Button-Down in Large Gingham, Sz 14 (buy here)
Blazer:  J. Crew Twill Blazer, Navy, Sz 0
Necklace:  DIY Triple Strand Pearls (buy here)
Skirt:  J. Crew Canvas Military Skirt, Sz 0 (buy here)
Shoes:  Frye Joy Vintage Slide (buy here)

This post also doubles as this week's entry into Kileen of Cute and Little's Color Brigade.  Today, I'm pairing Navy, Gingham, Olive, and Brown - wild, I know :)

20 comments:

  1. ooh your hair looks so nice!!!

    This is definitely a Cee inspired outfit.

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  2. Oh wow, totally Cee inspired and you look absolutely fabulous! I love, love, love how you're wearing your pearls and that blazer is awesome!

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  3. ohh yes, i 2nd that aubrey! i love hair.
    loving the shirt, blazer and necklace...i like the combo together.

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  4. The pearls with the gingham look so sophisticated!

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  5. I really really like this outfit!....and how gorgeous is your hair?!!

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  6. Ah!! I am so in love with everything!! This is one of my favorite outfits I have seen you post!! I love Cee's gingham shirt everytime I see her style it, and you did an equally great job! It is so tempting to buy!!

    And your shoes! I did not know Frye made heeled sandals!

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  7. OMG, you nailed it on this Cee-inspired outfit! I was scanning through posts via google blogger, and thought this one was from ToBrightenMyDay!!! You got me there!

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  8. SPG, I LOVE THIS OUTFIT! (no surprise there, hehe). In fact, I think you'll be my inspiration one day as I've never worn the gingham with a skirt before :) Your hair and the pearls are absolutely perfect! Love!

    Just curious, how does the crewcuts shirt in size 14 fit you?

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  9. Love your outfit! You did a great job with Cee-inspired outfit. Your hair is so gorgeous. I love it :)

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  10. I like her style and I like your take on her style!

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  11. You are quite possibly the cutest thing ever. I want a gingham shirt!!!

    I love her 30 for 30s too!!

    P.s. Echoing everyone else, your hair looks fantastic.

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  12. Oooo is that the same pearl necklace you sell in your store? If so, I'm totally buying one. Send me a message!

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  13. Ah, duh, the link! It's 3am girl, I should be sleeping. LOL. Buying!! Are you wearing the cream colour in this photo?

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  14. Best outfit on you so far.. I am a fan of boyish blazer & button down combination. You wear this outfit well. A pair of skinny khaki capri or toothpick ankle jean with Converse sneaker will be nice on you as well. Can you give me a few fitting pointers on the gingham shirt?

    Really appreciate it...

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  15. So cute! I love the plaid peeking out of the blazer! I also love your hair, SPG!! How do it do like that?

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  16. So cute! Love the necklace over the collar look:D

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  17. AubreyOhDang - Thank you! I'm usually too lazy to curl my hair but I got inspired by PAG :)

    Elaine, Hurricanekerrie - Thank you! I can't take credit - it's really all Cee :) I love all the inspiration I get from you gals!

    Ping - Thanks so much! I figured I could get my act together and do my hair once in a while LOL.

    Callandra - Aw, that's so sweet - thank you!!

    Michelle - Thank you! The gingham shirt is such a great buy bc of its versatility and great price (+ free shipping) - you should try it (here's me with my enabling LOL)! This is my 2nd pair of Frye sandals. Despite the height, they are actually pretty walkable / comfy! I got mine on super sale during one of Endless.com's crazy promos - I'll msg you next time it happens!!

    Vicky - Thank you! So funny that you thought the post was Cee's :D

    Cee - Aw thank you! You are totally my inspiration and I hope you take this post as a compliment to your great style :) The Crewcuts 14 actually fits better than the ON Lg - the sleeves are less poofy and the torso is much slimmer. This will not be my last time visiting Crewcuts :)

    Sydney, Annie - Thanks so much for the kind words!

    Aki - Thanks so much! Cee is an awesome source of inspiration :)

    Aubrey - You are too freaking sweet - I love it! Yeppers, same necklace as in Etsy - the one I'm wearing is in Dove Gray. I'll msg you too :)

    Anonymous - Thank you for reading, commenting, and for your suggestions! I'll have to try those! The gingham shirt (though it's in a boy size) actually fits pretty well. The sleeves and torso are relatively slim where I was expecting poofier / boxier fits. I normally wear a sz 0/XSP for reference - hope this helps!

    Hi Jen! Thanks so much! I used a 1.25" (maybe 1.5", I need to double check) curling iron and curled in a vertical orientation rather than horizontal - it makes nice, loose curls in a relatively short period of time. Let me know if you need more details!

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  18. love the outfit!
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  19. hehe it is indeed Cee inspired! I love it and while you took some elements from Cee's style I think you infused enough of you in there so that it's still completely unique! :)

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  20. Lol... I can totally see Cee in this outfit!! You totally nailed her look :)

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