Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Dressed in Berry Creme & Wine

berry pink cream love takes many forms shapes and curvature budding love to olympian heights
H&M pink blazer w/ side ruffles (Euro 4) // H&M light pink lace shoulder top (S) //
Forever 21 lace/tulle scallop hem skirt (S) // Forever 21 burgundy leggings //
H&M small black purse // Xhilaration cognac oxford flats/wingtips (5.5) //
Charming Charlie pink bauble and gold chain statement necklace // 
Taiwanese brand red frame glasses // Urban Outfitters double face watch //
Wet n Wild lipstick in Wine Room //

Photography: self-timer/remote & tripod

CONFECTION CONFESSIONS. My last-minute holiday mall-hunting outfit (12/22) coloured in ROMANTIC PINK + BERRY, taken the day after because it gets dark so fast. Don't let the warm temperature and palm trees fool you - it is still the dead of December. This colour palette was inspired by burgundy, which goes well with pink and cream, satin and lace textures. Burgundy is like a fine wine - complements well, not ostentatious. Been wanting a pair of these in my cold weather wardrobe for a while and their fuzzy lining will ensure lots of wear to come.

This lace/chiffon skirt is a perfect length and I got it for $4.75 from easypetitelooks' blogsale. It's a very tiny small and the wide elastic band makes it fit like an XS so I folded it in to prevent unsightly bunching. With raised floral patterns embroidered onto the tulle and a thick opaque underskirt, it's ladylike and girly at the same time. My favourite thing about this light pink top is that it balances out the skirt with a tinge of lace modestly placed at the shoulders. It's sexy in a subdued and elegant way. With my trusty H&M pink blazer over the bunch and my favourite pair of shoes (honest to God, wear them almost every day), mix in a heavy bauble and gold necklace in a matching rose pink shade and my med school interview purse - utilitarian, unobtrusive, and still fashionable.

At the mall, I did some major damage perusing the racks at H&M in their convenient pre-Christmas sales. All the best fall/winter items are leftover in sunny San Diego, where there is never much need for major Midwest cold weather staples. Forever 21 was also very well-stocked but as per usual, I tired of the long lines and visual overload and run clawing at my eye sockets and screaming. Meanwhile, the rest of my break thus far has been spent marathoning Psych and reading countless ebooks on my Nook Tablet (read my picture-filled review here).

Day 11 of the 12 Days of Fabulous (almost done!)

open purse nuuu take me to king's cross thoughtless awkward sunny patch standard no. 2 silk dots surprised librarian lace and lace why does my hair look blue/grey?
Readers - what's your favourite colour/pattern of tights?
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Bicente Jones December 28, 2011 at 3:08 PM   said...

Damn.. classy watch!

Like the color combination on your outfit too :)

Elisa ♥ December 28, 2011 at 4:00 PM   said...

totally love this outfit :D love the lace ^^ !!

Nelah December 28, 2011 at 5:55 PM   said...

I love, love, love this color combinations. I mean what not to love about it? Pink, cream, lace and burgundy. I think a burgundy color does add a sense of sophistication and richness to an outfit. You did so good with self photography, wish my camera had a remote.

Thanks Angie for your help clicking on my post :)

Phoebe Limanta December 28, 2011 at 9:28 PM   said...

That dress and that jacket is to die for!! :)

lucia m December 29, 2011 at 2:52 AM   said...


Anonymous December 29, 2011 at 4:30 AM   said...

Looks nice! All the different colours go together really well; I went to the mall today, but didn't have time to stop by H& time though :D Have a good end to the week!

Sue Lyn December 29, 2011 at 7:13 AM   said...

haha your too cute! i wish i had a remote too. easy excess to self-pics! x

noone December 29, 2011 at 9:44 AM   said...

that watch you got is so cool, and I love how you paired the lace dress with the pink cardigan- the colors are just adorable together!

Unknown January 1, 2012 at 7:34 PM   said...

LOVE the color combo, Angie! This outfit is so well put together. I love it!

Midwest Muse September 15, 2013 at 12:09 PM   said...

I saw this in the archive-y thing and omg, this is the PERFECT outfit. Head-to-toe perfect.

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