Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Summer Work Uniform: Lace Colorblock

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H&M cobalt blue lace detail top // Forever 21 burgundy lace pencil skirt //
Pitaya yellow faux patent leather skinny belt // Merona faux calf hair leopard print flats //

Photography: self; tripod and remote

Happy Tuesday! Though I was a public school kid growing up, I quite admired the look of uniforms. Since college, I've developed my own personal formula for a no-brainer uniform. By now you know my year-round go-to is a top+skirt combo, always tucked in and usually belted, often mistaken for a dress. It'd be nice to have this many dresses, eh? This morning I grabbed two lace pieces and added a yellow belt to make it into a primary color palette for clinic. Props to the women who can strut in clinic for 10 hours in 5 inch heels and not complain a peep, but a few inches of vertical help aren't worth the toe-squishing for me (and my patients are kiddos so I'm usually taller ... usually).

New concept: take < 10 pictures and magically blogging the way out of my outfit backlog become less of a dreaded, harrowing task. Apparently everyone has figured this out years ago but obstinately, I keep snapping away for different poses to fulfill my OCDish-ness. From now on I hope to streamline this process so that even during my busiest weeks I can still update. Last week: swooned by crooning Bruno Mars in concert, painting a night skyline while munching on cupcakes, chasing giant butterflies through the conservatory greenhouse, attempting to birdwatch, spontaneous dinosaur origami making, getting lost in a 32-room bookstore, David Sedaris, Pacific Rim, buffalo chicken grilled cheese. Have a great rest of the week and stay cool in this heat!

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Readers - do you have a "uniform" that you fall back on when getting dressed in a hurry?


Unknown July 16, 2013 at 7:38 PM   said...

I LOVE it! You look super chic! I think the yellow belt makes everything work so well togehter :D

Alice Gu July 16, 2013 at 11:02 PM   said...

I love that color combo! I also liked pacific rim more than I expected. Thanks for the tip in getting posts out faster!

ChocolateFashionCoffee July 17, 2013 at 6:00 AM   said...

love the colours you combined :)


phiphis blog July 17, 2013 at 11:03 AM   said...

i don't have a uniform per se when i'm in a hurry. just grab something and hope it works! lol.

i love the colours in this outfit. looking fab! xo

Angie J. July 19, 2013 at 9:30 AM   said...

This is so cute :) I love your flats as well!

haha I have to take at least 50 pictures because I get sooo derpy!

Lauren July 19, 2013 at 7:17 PM   said...

Oh my gosh I am freaking out about the colors in this outfit because they are so perfect!!

Alissa July 20, 2013 at 6:31 PM   said...

I LOVE this color combination! So cute!

lisacng July 22, 2013 at 10:22 PM   said...

Love the double lace!!

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