Wednesday, April 1, 2015

three four one

1. When Whitney announced that she and Carrie would be hosting Create28: Lovely Spring Looks, I decided I would hop on board. It's been a while since I've done a month long challenge, so we'll see how this goes. The prompt for today was "pop of pink". It's hard to know when a pop is no longer a pop, but I decided that it would mean one pink item.


2. When Sarah announced that she would be hosting the Top Ten Remix Challenge, I wanted to jump on board. But then I realized I had already jumped on board for Create28. Can I be on two boards at once? Only time will tell. But for today, yes. [One of my ten is my grey piped blazer. Other nine TBA.]


3. This outfit was inspired by this pin {via Fizz and Frosting}. While I appreciate her additional touches, I felt like keeping it simple and forgoing a belt and necklace. In hindsight, I should have worn earrings. 




Blazer: via Target | similar, option
Top: The Limited | option
Skirt: The Limited | similar
Heels: via Payless | exact


[linking up with Lindsey, Shanna, and Liz]

15 comments:

  1. okay, I really love this look. And I hope you are successful playing both challenges in April! I somehow missed Whitney's announcement, and my delayed post schedule makes that tricky anyway. It sounds like a fun one, though! Oh, and bad news - the shoes that I ordered from Target arrived today, and only 1 of the 3 worked out! So I will be returning the sandals and the striped flats. No idea why the sandals didn't work, since I have the exact same style/size in cognac from last year.

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  2. I love this look!! Also, you're the best at pulling inspiration from a ton of different sources!

    Jackie
    Something About That

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  3. This look is definitely a winner! I really love that piped blazer.

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  4. You did an amazing job balancing the pop of pink with that blazer and blouse! So polished, I love it :)

    Roxi - www.persianfrenchie.blogspot.com

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  5. I love this with the polka dot blouse. Good luck with these challenges, I am horrible at restricting my wardrobe since I just want to wear what I am not suppose to wear.

    Alice
    www.happinessatmidlife.com

    Hope to see you Thursday for TBT Fashion link up.

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  6. I kind of sort of want to do both themes/challenges also. Plus I got my own challenge coming up Fridays this month. Oh Man. For my pops of Pink today I chose a Hot Pink Blazer and I am also styling a Pencil Skirt. I think you\d like the outfits. =)

    You look great for the first day of the challenge. I adore your blazer, Kate.

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  7. I seriously love this look. To me it looks professional and fun all in one outfit :) And I actually like that you kept it minimal without accessories, but that's just me!

    Rachel Lately | Austin Style Blog

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  8. This is such a chic outfit. I like your blouse a lot! The challenges sound good and I am curious to see all the outfits to come :)
    Have a wonderful Easter weekend with lots of yummy things and sunshine :)
    xx
    http://cenestquedelachance.blogspot.de/

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  9. Good luck on your challenges this month! I bet you could do them both, at least most days. Don't you just feel partly naked without earrings? If I'm not picking out a necklace from my jewelry hanger, I tend to forget earrings. Nothing too special about empty holey ears!

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  10. I'm so behind on blogs right now that I totally am out of the loop of the Create28 challenge that Whitney and Carrie are doing - however, I may borrow some of the prompts for future reference and outfit planning :) I did, however, come up with my 10 items for the Top 10 Remix on Sarah's blog, and I'm eager to get that going. I really like this outfit on you, by the way. That pink/coral skirt is so pretty!

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  11. I think I like it more without the belt and necklace too. With the color and pattern there is enough interest already. It turned out really cute on you! I love the way that top looks with your skirt!

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  12. Love a good piped blazer! I've been thinking I want a white one with black piping but now I'm thinking maybe gray because it is super cute and, let's face it, way more practical for klutzy me.

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  13. Love a good piped blazer! I've been thinking I want a white one with black piping but now I'm thinking maybe gray because it is super cute and, let's face it, way more practical for klutzy me.

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  14. Broken record over here is going to say it one more time: you rock a pencil skirt so well.

    I was hoping you'd hop on the 10 things challenge. Woot woot.

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  15. love this! i don't think you need a necklace or belt at all since there is already so much visual interest with the polka dots and contrasting piping on the blazer. you look great, kate! and i admire you for jumping into two challenges at once!

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