Friday, January 18, 2013

Can I Wear That?

Hi loves!

Today I'm taking a half day so I can get to my parents' house at a reasonable time (read: before 8pm).

But, before I go, I want to go over a couple things.

One, there's a new link-up in town compliments of Kelly and Lindsey and I felt the need to join in, especially after my brave fashion statement on Wednesday.

You see, I like fashion. Almost a lot. But there are a lot of things I just won't give in to (white after labor day), or there are things I like but just don't have a clue how to style them. Even with the help of Pinterest.

So, here's the trend I want to try but am just not ready to take the plunge.

To Try or Not To Try

I adore polka dots. But I really haven't worn them since I was a kid. I tried in 2005, but clearly I was ahead of my time then.

I love the color orange and I really like dolmen sleeve shirts. And orange and blue are complimentary right?

Someone tell me this doesn't only look good in my head. I hear it's ok to wear spots and stripes together now. But I just don't know.... And this is why I have yet to jump on the polka dot train!


As for the second thing I have to go over....

It's been a long time coming but it's finally here...


Even better, I have some help from a few special ladies. 

Before we get to the goodies I want to take a moment to tell all of you how much I love an appreciate every comment. I started this crazy little blog over a year ago. Unsure of where it would go, unsure if it would even become something.
And it has. Thanks to all of you. 

Now, on to the real reason you're all here!
Up for grabs to 1 lucky winner are:

And from moi...

That would be an Almond Oil Hand Cures Minis set from The Body Shop
A clutch from Francesca's
Blank Notecards
A black woven beaded statement necklace

Now get to entering!

*Open to U.S. residents only*

a Rafflecopter giveaway


  1. I'm so bad at looks like it works to me?

  2. Woohoo! I entered! :)

    And yes, the mixing of patterns is one of those things I can't quite convince myself I can do.

  3. Dots and stripes totally go together, but my recommendation is to go small on one print. Tiny dots on the pants or thin stripes on the shirt. I love pattern mixing, however, I do get strange looks from people sometimes that just don't understand.
    Penniless Socialite
    Massive Group Giveaway!

  4. I love polka dots! They are so cute! And orange and blue definitively work!

    Thanks for stopping by Fearless Fashion Fridays!!

  5. Well I'm a Brit so I can't jump in on this one, but I don't think I really have much of a need for a clutch bag or $15 to spend at Starbucks. That's, what, 1 cup of coffee?

    No, wait, they don't call it coffee.

    Anyway I hope the giveaway goes well :) Also you should try that style, I think it would look alright. But I don't know too much about fashion. My general rule is "If it's black, I'll put it on my back."

  6. looks cute!!

    i just posted a new outfit of the day. I would really love it if you check it out and tell me what you think!

    i would also appreciate it if you follow my blog too!

  7. I'm scared to mix patterns too! I love pokadots! I totally forgot your giveaway started today!! So exciting!! Thank you SO much for linking up!!! You're the best & seriously time to post on your amazing scarf shirt!! Happy Friday! :)

  8. I mix everything :) I havent been here in awhile and your blog looks great!


  9. Yes, yes, yes!!! You must try this outfit. I love the mixed patterns and colors.

  10. Ive been afraid to mix patterns but I do like polka dots. I think polka dots look better on the top rather than the bottom. But that could be because Im a little bootylicious. lol

  11. I participated in Fearless Fashion Friday too! So fun!