Thursday, January 13, 2011

Double Belt It








Occasion:

This chambray shirt was one of the best fall-into-winter-definitely-into-spring-and-beyond purchases that I have ever made. My only complaint is that since I've lost so much weight, its kinda big and either has to be worn belted or with something over it to reign it in...but that's the best kinda complaint, right?! When I first got it I didn't think that I could wear it "Southern Tuxedo" style...you know, denim on denim (totally not ok usually...) but I have since changed my mind. I think it has to do with the washes of the denim. The skirt's dark wash is a good balance for the medium-light wash of the chambray. Anyways, I think it works...thoughts?

So...back to the belting. I saw this double belting look in one of the J.CREW fall catalogues and immediatley LOVED it. It looks complicated but it's actually really easy. I twisted the belts in the back and belted the pink end into the green buckle and vice versa. My pink beret matched the pink belt perfectly and you know me...I love matchy matchy! Hmm, maybe I love it too much...I think that I need to work on that for the new year, breaking out of my matchy matchy shell and mixing it up a bit more.

Outfit:

Button-down: J.CREW

Skirt: J.CREW

Hat: H&M

Belts: J.CREW

Tights: Century 21 (Hue)

Shoes: UGG

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

this is super cute- wish i could pull it off!
Congrats on the weight loss!

à la Modest said...

I did watch on What Not to Wear about "denim on denim" being a no-no, and it convinced me not to do that for a while. Since I've moved away from trends and watching shows like that, I think it's totally okay to pair two pieces of denim together as long as they look good. What you did looks totally fine to me! :)

Modestly Fashioned said...

@anon - you totally can!!! just be confident:)

@alamodest - i saw that what not to wear also! i totally turned me off from denim on denim...but now that i have evolved in my personal style, i too have decided that i dont necessariy have to follow "fashion rules"