Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Preppy Layers OOTD

DIY posts are slowing down a little bit since my hands are now literally full with DD and DS so bear with me as I inundate you with reviews and closet remixes instead :)  While I'm on the kiddo topic, I'm behind on comments and responses but if you have a question, please feel free to email or find me on Twitter.  I'm much more "reachable" for things I can respond to using my phone rather than my laptop.

Now back to the OOTD.  As soon as I bought the ON plaid shirt, I wanted to do a preppy layered look with a blazer.  To make it a little less run of the mill, I layered on the wrist wear.  I can't even begin to tell you how much I love the colors in this plaid!

What kinds of ensembles would you put together with this plaid shirt?

 
Blazer:  J. Crew Twill Blazer, Sz 0
Shirt:  Old Navy Plaid Flannel, Purple / Teal, Sz S (buy here)
Sweater:  Gray Cashmere V-Neck, Dillards, Sz S
Denim:  LOFT Bootcut Jeans, Sz 4
Shoes:  Ann Taylor Perfect Suede Pumps
Watch:  Timex + J. Crew Strap
Necklace:  Ann Taylor Pearls and Chain
Bracelets:  DIY Leather Wrap Bracelet (tutorial here), DIY Pearl Bracelet, Tiffany & Co. RTT Heart Lock 

20 comments:

  1. Very cute!! I love the pearls with this look! So dainty but they stand out!

    I love the look of plaid with skinny jeans and boots!

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  2. I love the plaid shirt! I want one too! You styled it very well!

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  3. Ohhh - plaid and pearls, you wouldn't think they can go together because one is so elegant and one is so simple but it looks great on you here. I love the preppy look - you can look smart and chic at the same time!

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  4. You styled this plaid shirt perfectly. Love the preppy look. How is your little girl doing at night? Is she still waking up every 3 hours. Take care =)

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  5. I love your new blog layout :) Im not sure how new it is as I have to catch up on reading blogs :) Great styling :)

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  6. i love that plaid shirt! the colors are very nice and vibrant. it such a nice layering piece. i really like this outfit!

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  7. So cute! Love all the layers and did you get that necklace at the AT outlet? My sister has the exact same one- I love it!

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  8. Great outfit, SPG! Love the preppy look + the flared jeans (hahaha, all my jeans are flared). Re: your question @ the end, I would also try wearing the shirt buttoned and belted over a dress or skirt w/ tights + boots. ;D

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  9. Love the layering!! Cant wait to see how you pair the other yellow shirt :)

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  10. Nice is awesome, I love the blazer and vest with the exposed plaid shirt! It looks awesome on you! Thanksgiving in Chicago is a toss-up, it's usually really nice or really crummy... Hope you'll be nice when you visit!

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  11. This is very university-chic, which means I can rock it too :) The east coast weather hasn't stabilized yet; it's freezing in the morning and mid-60s in the afternoon with a daily variation of up to 10 degrees from day to day. I like that this look has many layers that can be removed and put back on depending on the changes in temperatures. Can you tell I'm about to steal your flair? :P

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  12. I love the colors of that top! You styled it perfectly with the blazer and accessories too. ^_^

    Have a fabulous weekend,
    Nikell

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  13. Preppy indeed! I love layering clothes especially as a way to be warm for winter!

    P.S. Hoarding is so bad, but I do it sometimes lol.

    Lots of love, B
    http://vivalabreee.blogspot.com/
    Tweet me: Viva_La_Breee

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  14. I am loving the plaid underneath! and the subtle but very elegant pearls! great outfit!

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  15. Hi, there! nice to meet you! Thanks for visiting my blog - it also gave me a chance to visit yours, and it's great! Thanks so much for commenting and following! I am following you on Twitter and Blovlovin'. :)

    Jasmine

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  16. HI SPG! Hope you are doing well with the baby and DS. :)

    I really like this look and the way you accessorized def adds a nice feminine touch! :)

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  17. I love love how you layered this look. For some reason, I can never do my layers right. I am getting good inspirations though.

    XO,
    Patience
    www.justpatience.com

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  18. the colors in the on top are so vibrant. i ended up w.3 of them. i wore the yellow plaid w/a navy blazer and have also worn the yellow w.a cobalt cardi.

    hope things are coming in the sleep dept

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  19. Kat - Thanks! The layout is new - my blog needed to be freshened up a bit :)

    Sydney / Gigi - She had a few weeks of horrible sleeping, but, dare I say it, she's been doing better :)

    Everyone - Thank you so much! I so love preppy looks and layering is just perfect for cooler weather!

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