Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Like a Blockwork Orange

coy drapery sitting downtown little dancer bows and polka dots pink lips and gold light on face
Ralph Lauren purple turtleneck sweater (gift from Aunt) // H&M orange pleated midi skirt //
H&M plaid tweed coat // H&M faux leather leggings // Rue21 woven wide belt //
H&M polka dot socks // H&M black bow ballet flats //
H&M gold segmented chain necklace // Silver metal cuff (gift from Alice) //

Photography: JJ (2nd photo edited by Thomas Roach)

SUMMER TO WINTER: COLORBLOCK YEAR-ROUND. Remember this summer colorblock outfit? I reused most of the pieces and color scheme but made it cold weather-appropriate because spring has sprung back into winter. By throwing on a purple sweater and black faux leather tights underneath, this pairing has become more cozy and a bit more interesting. The leather leggings are more matte in person but they photograph all liquidy. Cool-like. JJ and I explored around the neighborhood for interesting photo locations and we found someone's house that had a cool archway. Hahaha by now I've used all sorts of neighbor's architecture as backgrounds xD Don't tell anyone, but this outfit was from late February (2/28) ... talk about needing to get rid of this backlog of posts!

Dude. My hair was sooo different back then.
teacups and arch friends are silver and gold archways and mainstays woven +coat golden snake skip, hop, butterscotch my new fave spot scarecrow coat arms horizon
Readers - how do you make your summer pairings warm for winter?
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Elanor April 24, 2012 at 6:55 PM   said...

old photos or not, this is a cute outfit! i really love the pleated skirt the best. :)

lot of layering is necessary for turning a summer dress into a suitable winter dress, that's all i can say on the matter!!

~Jeimy~ April 24, 2012 at 8:37 PM   said...

beautiful pictures love your blog thanks for stopping by !!!

~KawaiiParadise~ April 24, 2012 at 10:33 PM   said...

I love your fashion sense, the color blocking is amazing =D.
~XOXO Charlotte

lisacng April 24, 2012 at 10:59 PM   said...

Cute colorblock remix for a colder season! Great exchange of the sweater and leggings! I'd probably do the same :)

Now That's Chic April 24, 2012 at 11:11 PM   said...

This is cute!


paanie April 24, 2012 at 11:41 PM   said...

hi angie, thanks so much for visiting! by taking a look at your blog i see that you have quite a knack for putting colors and textures together . . . it's very inspiring. i'm sure to visit again, hope you will too ;)

Unknown April 25, 2012 at 3:25 AM   said...

Yay for cool borrowed backdrops.

Color blocking looks awesome. As for the real Clockwork Orange, that book is insanity. I still can't wrap my mind around it and probably never will.

Along Abbey Road

Irene and Demetra Tsitirides April 25, 2012 at 3:50 AM   said...

I love your outfit and the combination of purple-orange! I follow you! Please follow me back too! :)



Bridget April 25, 2012 at 1:58 PM   said...

Just stumbled upon your blog! Very cute!


trendecho April 25, 2012 at 2:49 PM   said...

Great colour blocking :)))
You dress like a pro (or maybe you are hehe)
I started following you my Darling!
You are just great!
Kisses and hugs from Europe :*

trendecho April 25, 2012 at 2:54 PM   said...

Great colour blocking :)))
You dress like a pro (or maybe you are hehe)
I started following you my Darling!
You are just great!
Kisses and hugs from Europe :*

Oreleona April 26, 2012 at 1:08 PM   said...

omg angie i wanna raid ur closet!!! these are amamzing pieces i love everything especially the coat!! and u did a good job putting them together! i really love this outfit!!

Angie J. April 26, 2012 at 1:33 PM   said...

so bold but so cool! love the pun haha. blockwork orange. genius. :)


Jamie Anthony April 27, 2012 at 5:15 AM   said...

red and purple are such an unexpected combination, but they work really well on you! great outfit!


Fash Boulevard April 27, 2012 at 5:37 AM   said...

hey love. first, you look beyond stunning. love this outfit. and second, as a thank you to everyone for helping me win Lauren Conrad's favorite blogger contest, I'm having a fabulous giveaway I'd love for you to enter. Swing by for all the details. xo


Megan | Freckled Italian April 27, 2012 at 11:53 PM   said...

What a pretty skirt!

Stephanie Hjelmeseth April 28, 2012 at 12:11 AM   said...

Love this look! I love the pleats in the skirt. Thanks for the super sweet comment on my blog <3 I adore yours :)


i r l i n April 28, 2012 at 4:55 PM   said...

omg girl ! I love your style! Nice blog by the way! :D Cheers from Norway!

Izzy April 28, 2012 at 8:52 PM   said...

love the matte black leggings! and as for summer -> winter outfits...I would pair up a summery dress with stockings + a thick coat over the top :)


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