On the Prowl

9.20.10dI had no idea what to wear this morning. If you could see my closet right now, you, my mother and the producers of Hoarders would be disappointed in me. I even took a picture of it to show you guys, but my pride stopped me. That’s how messy my closet is right now, my pride is even disappointed in me.
So per my usual Monday morning fuzziness, I wandered into my closet pulled out this skirt because it was the only thing still hanging and thought, “hey you look like someone I know.” Then this image popped into my brain.
streetstyle2869{photo cred}Bingo.
I grabbed my blazer, a white tank and heels. How easy is that? That might have been the easiest part of my day, but I forgive you Monday. I’d be cranky if I were you too.

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  1. Mandy says:

    Adorable work outfit! You definitely nailed that look!

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  2. I LOVE what you've done with this outfit. It's so fantastically trendy and perfect!

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  3. I love that you paired a daring and funky skirt with an all-business blazer. The look is perfect!

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  4. Justine says:

    This is such a perfect outfit! <3

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  5. I have got to get a leopard print skirt. I have seen them on many a stylish blogger, and still haven't found one to call my own. You look wonderful today.

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  6. Shelby says:

    this is pure perfection

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  7. I do like your post and it is fashionable

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  8. Madeline says:

    I love this skirt!

    And loving the newish header + layout!

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  9. Jeanna says:

    I love this look! It's definitely something I could wear to work, which is slightly unusual to find on a style blog. Also, on a side note, I like the site redesign!

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  10. Love your outfit Kendi…you look fabulous in the animal print:)

    Have a Fantastic Day!!!
    Statements in Fashion Blog

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  11. This is a fabulous look! I've had my eye on an animal print pencil skirt for quite some time. This made me want to get it even more!

    (The Pretty Pauper)
    Check out my giveaway!

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  12. pilar says:

    i love this outfit! it looks great!

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  13. Brookelyn says:

    I adore that skirt. I might have to copy you and go hunt it down in my Loft. Love love love it!

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  14. Meghan says:

    that skirt (and outfit, and header!) is so so great!

    Today I posted an outfit titled Howl (rhymes with Prowl!) but involved wolves, not cheetahs.

    Happy Tuesday!

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  15. omg SO cute!!! Love it!

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  16. I love it when that happens! Just when you get frustrated and give up on your closet, the perfect outfit pops out. Looks great πŸ™‚

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  17. So polished! You'd never know your closet was a shambles.

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  18. Very put together.

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  19. Super adorable!!

    <a href="http://www.lindseysoup.blogspot.com>Lindsey Soup</a>

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  20. love this outfit. the skirt is perfect for breaking up the solids.

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  21. KDot says:

    I love it and must copy it. πŸ™‚ You always inspire me!

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  22. Julie says:

    I love this outfit! Bravo, darling.

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  23. Melissa says:

    LOVE it. The nude pumps are a great addition, too.

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  24. eek says:

    Fabulous styling. I love to see how you got your inspiration too. Now I am regretting not buying that skirt when I had the chance!

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  25. Elaine says:

    SO classic, chic and modern. I love this. Thanks for the inspiration to recreate my own version!
    Don't feel bad about your closet. All of us have 1 or 2 or 7 of those messes in our homes πŸ™‚

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  26. amber says:

    very cute outfit! i think i need to hop on over to the loft, you seem to have the best skirts from there!

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  27. Len David says:

    Hi Kendi! I just wanted to let you know that I love your style because it is very corporate friendly! My fashion sense has improved drastically since I saw your blog πŸ™‚ Thanks for always being an inspiration πŸ™‚

    You're giving me bright ideas again on what to wear next week! πŸ™‚

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  28. I love that leopard skirt! I actually tried it on at Loft a few weekends ago, but pencil skirts can look very odd on me. I'm jealous that you have the body for pencil skirts and poofy skirts!

    I may have to recreate the look for myself, minus the leopard pencil skirt, because I don't have one (sad!)

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  29. Beautiful and simple!

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  30. Lauren says:

    Love this look – I love that skirt!! So chic and easy…

    I have a feeling that if the producers of Hoarders saw my room right now, they would be cackling in glee as well πŸ™‚

    Small Time Style

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  31. Love that skirt, and you rocked that look. Well done.


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  32. Classic, sophisticated, flawless. Not bad for a Monday!

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  33. I love the skirt!! You look beautiful…

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  34. Love your version of this look.

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  35. Stef says:

    Great blazer!! This outfit makes me wish I had a skirt like that.

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  36. Apple says:

    Wow, I love that outfit, and I LOVE the original that you got the idea from. If I had an animal print pencil skirt, I'd totally copy it too.


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  37. Christina says:

    One of my favorite outfits (but I'm a pushover when it comes to animal prints).

    Yay for Monday throwing you a bone.

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  38. BethAnn says:

    You're so cute, Kendi. I'm seriously in love with your blog. I love your sarcasm, it's so fresh. I look forward to your posts everyday. Keep it up!

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  39. Great outfit – the pieces look great together. Classic with just the right touch of edge!

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  40. Oh you always make it look so easy!! Great outfit!! πŸ™‚


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  41. Kate says:

    hi kendi! I just stumbled upon your sweet little blog and couldn't help but hit the follow button! I look forward to following your adventures in the future! xo, Kate

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  42. I just found your blog. You are too cute!


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  43. Perfect way to wear animal print to work!

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  44. Elle Sees says:

    love it. and speaking of outfit inspiration, you're mine on the ole blog today. hope i did you some justice!

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  45. I love the skirt! I really like it with the flats, also. I think it keeps it looking do-able and approachable. Very cute!
    The Elegant Bohemian

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  46. Jinah says:

    I love it, Kendi! When my closet is a super Hoarder mess disaster (as it often is), I can rarely make it out of there alive. Or well put together!

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  47. That is so funny, I saw the same photo and did the look on Saturday, no photo, sorry. Bingo wins every time.
    Note to Miss Vinyl Ahoy: (weird cuz I'm on Kendi's blog) are you sad I bought your leopard print skirt? I can return it, slightly worn. That is all.

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  48. I love this outfit, and the outfit that inspired it! I think both might need to make it into my inspiration folder. And then I need to go out and purchase a eopard print skirt, cause I'm smitten. xx

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  49. LOVE IT! Very classy and not over the top with the leopard print πŸ™‚

    I may have to go and get that skirt

    09.23.10 · Reply
  50. amanda says:

    i saved that same photo and copied (sorta) that same outfit for my hot date tonight with my hot husband. so funny and so awesome. i didn't get any photos of it tonight so i may cheat and recreate it tomorrow. such a great inspiration, no?

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  51. Charles says:

    I love your outfit! that skirt is gorgeous πŸ™‚ xx

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