Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Kelly Green + Stripes

oh madonna kelly green and gold jewelry cute st. patty's outfit 90s knotted what to wear on a hot summer day
Pitaya kelly green satin tie top // Black lace cami (underneath) // 
H&M pleated black and white striped skirt (similar) // Poshlocket gold and silver striped bracelet (c/o)

Photography: Cassandra (I miss you!)

From a similarly windy hot summer day summer (8/16/12), a lightweight unique top and mini skirt (with biker shorts underneath because Marilyn'ing doesn't quite work for the caught-off-guard/elegance-challenged/short skirts) make for an easy, breezy, casual look. This is a would-be St. Patricks' Day outfit if the holiday were worth celebrating after you've hit twenty one: 1) you're still a child at heart and refuse to be pinched 2) you're Irish 3) you like to drink lots of watered down light beer. On scorching breezy days like this, I wish for a beachcruiser to ride around the park in and a pool on my rooftop.

My thighs don't lie - though they've atrophied after a year of sitting in a chair all day, working on that flat butt while hunched over Powerpoint notes, my "Marion Joneses" are still loud and proud. This mini skirt length is too short to hide them even with their A-line shape, but that's okay. Beefcake and SWOLE are the new thigh gap, haven't you heard?

modern mod veiny hands twist and shout and let it all out green satin tie top, striped pleated mini skirt kimono dragon fit and flare skirt A line striped skirt it's all a blur you are the wind
Readers - what do you wear on a hot summer day?


Jen Lavenders May 15, 2013 at 7:34 PM   said...

You look so cute Angie! :D I love that green. It's very flattering. Nothing wrong with your thighs, just sayin'!! ^_^

I can't wait to wear shorts this summer!

Pop Champagne May 15, 2013 at 8:09 PM   said...

ohhh I want your skirt!! this is an adorable outfit, the turquoise pops so well!

IchigoBunnie May 15, 2013 at 10:17 PM   said...

looking good! i like the outfit! :) the turquoise looks amazing. totally pops out!

Abigail May 16, 2013 at 12:58 AM   said...

Love this outfit! The skirt is so cute :)

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Mikka Mori May 16, 2013 at 1:31 AM   said...

Hi Kelly, it's me from Chictopia! :)
Loved your space here!

And the colors of this look makes me want to buy something strapped right nowww!
I love how you combine the pieces of your closet! So unique!

xoxo Mikka

careless monday May 16, 2013 at 4:32 AM   said...

You're so adorable and I'm so glad you found my blog because I am in LOVE with yours now c:

Snow Calico May 16, 2013 at 11:22 AM   said...

You are super adorable! I love your necklace and that beautiful blue blouse.

I love your blog! :)

Carmen May 17, 2013 at 2:44 PM   said...

Such a lovely skirt :)

Olga Choi May 18, 2013 at 7:43 AM   said...

so adorable look ~)

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inĂªs silva May 19, 2013 at 4:22 PM   said...

You look so pretty! Great photos! Would you like to follow each other via GFC, bloglovin' and facebook?

Tiffany Ima May 20, 2013 at 8:41 AM   said...

Hey there! Talked about you in my Favorite Blogs yesterday!

TIffany Ima

Regine Karpel May 20, 2013 at 9:14 AM   said...

Love the green!

lisacng @ May 20, 2013 at 3:53 PM   said...

Great pairing, the green and black/white. Love a summery dress for the warm weather.

Aney Mei May 20, 2013 at 5:14 PM   said...

Cute summer outfit! Love how versatile each of these pieces are.

Dark Blue Stripes May 21, 2013 at 1:04 AM   said...

Cute striped pleated skirt.

Christie x

Dark Blue Stripes

michelle May 21, 2013 at 8:32 AM   said...

angie ur striped skirt is soo cute!!! u look gorgeous as per usual :)

xx Michelle

Anthea Lau May 21, 2013 at 9:01 AM   said...

ohh your striped skirt looks super cute! love the green cardi/outerwear!
would you like to follow each other on bloglovin'?

The Photogramps May 21, 2013 at 1:25 PM   said...

Love your top! It looks vintage! And girl, your thighs aren't SWOLE, but that word choice is hilarious, I'll give you that ;)

Jennifer May 21, 2013 at 6:45 PM   said...

So lovely!

xo Jennifer

Miss Aa May 22, 2013 at 12:45 AM   said...

nice top :)

warmest regards,
Miss Aa

Christina Chen May 25, 2013 at 12:23 AM   said...

This is such a lovely outfit! I love the skirt :) Hope you're having fun in medical school!

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charmeuse May 25, 2013 at 5:42 AM   said...

I loove your look ;)

Sivi May 26, 2013 at 3:41 PM   said...

So cute!!! lovely your skirt!! :)


Rinny May 26, 2013 at 7:21 PM   said...

You look great Angie! I love the striped skirt on you. I have to look into getting some biker shorts - too short skirts always make me very paranoid :)

Sakuranko May 28, 2013 at 10:02 AM   said...

Oh really beautiful outfit sweetie! Lovely skirt!
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Alissa May 28, 2013 at 10:43 AM   said...

Yes, yes, yes and yes to this outfit! So freaking cute!

Lily May 30, 2013 at 3:16 PM   said...

Aww, love the fun photos! You look so pretty. The green is the perfect pop of color. And don't kid yourself, your legs look fine! I know what you mean though--I've had to sit a lot the past week to type papers for finals, and I think I can see the effects too haha. It doesn't help that I'm on my two weeks off from running after track season...
As for a hot summer day, I love skirts and flowy tops to keep the crazy Ohio heat away!

Shamelessly Overdressed May 31, 2013 at 2:50 AM   said...

Love this pleated striped skirt... so much fun for summer! :)

Love, S from Shamelessly Overdressed May 31, 2013 at 2:39 PM   said...


So happy I stumbled up on your blog! I am officially on all your social media outlets! Your photos are great! Such quality to accompany fantastic style! Wouldn't have paired the colors you did myself but I must try it out now!


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NaNa June 4, 2013 at 8:51 AM   said...

cute skirt! goes swell the green ^^

krystal ♥ June 4, 2013 at 5:27 PM   said...

So pretty skirt you have there ! ^_^

Gail J June 9, 2013 at 3:23 AM   said...

u look so pretty dear, love the colors in this look :)

Tanya October 21, 2014 at 8:18 PM   said...

This is so cute!

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