Criminal

posted on: 12/28/2010

How the weather forced me to wear this outfit:

12.28.10a
12.28.10b

How I wanted to wear this outfit:
12.28.10d
12.28.10c
12.28.10e


Alright so yes, I might be wearing the same shirt I wore yesterday. It's just so pretty and I was still feeling romantic, so I put it back on this morning. If wearing a shirt twice in one week is a crime, then lock me up. My one call will be to Loft. To bring me more shirts to wear over and over again.

I also wanted to wear just this shirt with my skirt but Texas has apparently decided that it's winter and I couldn't go without a jacket. One day the weather will do what I say and coordinate with my closet, until then I must comply.

Also, as you can tell my shirt has MAJOR static cling. Even after taping multiple dryer sheets to my body, it still clings. Seriously, nothing worked. What can I say? Cute clothes love me. I just can't keep them off of me.

90 comments:

  1. Purrtty colors - love that skirt!

    Laura

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  2. I adore this! I love pink but rarely wear it so this makes me smile.

    I hope you had an amazing Christmas!

    Melissa

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  3. oh, I have that same blouse in a dusty blue! I wore it Christmas Eve to a family thing and got so many compliments. My 2 year old cousin gave me the best compliment, though, when she rubbed her chocolatey hands all over it...

    I have a date with a stain stick sometime soon.

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  4. oh my gosh I have that same skirt and I'm wearing it on NYE! I also paid $7 for it (one of the 2 things I caved in and bought during the 30x30 challenge)...I say it was worth the elimination :)

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  5. I fall more and more in love with these shoes every time you wear it.

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  6. Static cling's the worst! :) I can't wait until the weather warms up here in Minnesota so I can wear my cotton dresses again. Perhaps I should just let the static at the hem just travel all the way up my leg, modesty be damned? I'll be wearing tights, promise! Hmmm. Perhaps not. :)

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  7. There is mutual love between you and that static-clingy shirt then ;) The colour is so cute! x

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  8. @Ashley -- the ol' toddle chocolate stain. These are the things that keep me up at night when I think about having kids. I

    @Andrea -- My sister gave me this skirt but it was super cheap as well! I was with her when I forced her -- er, I mean she bought it for me. ;)

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  9. i love this outfit, kendi. particularly the belt.

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  10. Hey girl!! i absolutely love it! AND I have that same skirt from the Loft!!!!
    Love the tights too!

    XX

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  11. You look gorgeous. I love this entire outfit. especially those tights, that's one of my favorite colors!

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  12. LOVE that shirt..and skirt. too cute. xoxo jcd
    http://cornflakedreams.blogspot.com/

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  13. The shirt and skirt alone with the tights is a genius combo and the jacket does make it different. The static cling is a little strange but it adds a different, interesting texture at the same time. Is that weird?

    http://one-girl-vs-world.blogspot.com

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  14. love the colors in this outfit. so gorgeous on you!

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  15. Which color are those tights? It's always so hard for me to picture We Love Colors' tights in real world applications.

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  16. I got this shirt yesterday at LOFT! I love it! The color is perfect. I bought a cute, sequined belt from their too to wear it with. I was SO EXCITED to see you wear it two different ways! Now I have tons of inspiration for it! Love your blog, Kendi!

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  17. I love the combination of maroon and dusty pink with the champagne skirt, and every time you wear those shoes I click over to the site like I'm going to buy them.

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  18. The top with the blazer looks great! I am in love with the color of your tights.

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  19. this is a gorgeous color combo! and your hair looks lovely!

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  20. I love your tights! Do you mind letting me know how good the quality is? I wear black/grey/brown tights almost everyday to work in the winter. I get them at walmart or target and they seem to tear/get runs in them after only a few wears! I'm looking for a better brand that's still affordable. Thanks!!

    Emily

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  21. I agree, I had to put on layers today in New Mexico...batton down the hatches for the big storm late this week.

    Oh, and yes...love the pink/maroon together.

    Take a peek at my baby blog;
    http://missingfromacademia.blogspot.com/

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  22. definitely better than ugly clothes loving you! and if wearing the same shirt twice IS a crime, then i should've been locked up a long time ago.. wait, that sounds really bad.. meh

    www.ThePantryDrawer.com

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  23. I'm loving the side chignon. When I wear my hair like that it ends up in a bun about mid-day. I haven't quite yet perfected the "messy" do.

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  24. its almost annoying how photogenic you are! good god. when i crinkle my nose in photos and laugh i look like a donkey. you look adoreballs.

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  25. I like it with blazer. And look on the bright side: at least you didn't have to wear a down coat past your knees and layer two pairs of tights (both of which I had to do this morning after our big snowstorm in NYC).

    Kendra
    http://closetconfections.com

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  26. Once again you look absolutely great! I love the colours!
    I also realised that I really like it when you wear your hair like that. Therefore it would be super-duper-great of you if you could do a close up shoot of your hairstyle or even a little tutorial :)

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  27. Love the tights, which color are they?

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  28. So cute, have you tried Static Guard, it always works for me.

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  29. Cute outfit! I love how you combine different tones of the same color (your shirt and tights) with a gold skirt and make it look so cute! I love metallics right now and I am getting more adventurous with the colors of my tights thanks to you!

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  30. My tights are Maroon from We Love Colors. And I like the quality of WLC -- they are pretty tough and very thick. I also like Hue, you can find this brand at Macy's or Anthro.

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  31. I just bought that blazer on clearance from Target. I haven't figured out how to wear it without feeling like I'm livin' in the 80s, British, or a 40-year-old teacher. I think it may be a little too long for me.

    On a more upbeat note, I've been following your blog for a few months, and I think every day I show my friend your outfits with an "Ooh, I love this!"

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  32. Fashion can forgive you dear! Cause your outfit it's so cute! ... I've been looking for tights on that color, but no luck! Love the shade on you!

    http://blog.cessoviedo.com

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  33. The colors look awesome together.

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  34. Super Cute Outfit.

    http://amyfashionblog52.blogspot.com/

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  35. I have that same top and haven't figured out how to get rid of the static cling either! I'll have to give that Static Guard product a try if I can find it...

    I love the color on you! I hope I can wear mine soon! :)

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  36. You look absolutely gorgeous! I really love the colors you're wearing and your smile is so bright & vibrant :)

    Leia

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  37. For static cling, try pinning a few of those little safety pins to the inside seam of your shirt. Works for skirts too!

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  38. I'm really loving this color palette. It's a really lovely play on the red/pink family.

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  39. Loving this outfit!
    I almost bought the same blazer yesterday at Target (it looks the same at least), it was on sale for $15. It looked funny on me so I had to pass, sadly. It fits you really well :)

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  40. I absolutely love this outfit!! So well put together, and I'm loving the color of the tights with it all! Gorrrgeous, lady!

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  41. Beautiful! I tend to shy away from colored tights because I never know how to wear them but this outfit makes me want to go buy some!

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  42. I love the colours in this outfit! The skirt and top are so cute!

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  43. I love the baby pink and cranberry together! I'm gonna have to pair the two myself. :)
    Glad you had a great holiday!

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  44. i just bought that top too! i found it on sale (two times over) and got it for $11! Looks super pretty on you. :) xo

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  45. Well I like this outfit both ways! And I think the static-y-ness of the shirt actually looks kind of cool. I have very similar plum-colored tights of my own that I have yet to break out this season. Better get on that!

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  46. You're lucky that you just had to add a blazer! We just got 20 inches of snow in New York, which is really putting a damper on my ability to wear cute shoes. :( I love this outfit though!

    http://nofindersfee.wordpress.com/

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  47. I love the color of that blouse. That really is to bad about the static cling. Have you tried hairspray before putting on the shirt?
    No Guilt Fashion

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  48. I don't know if it would help but you could always try a cami under your shirt for a little less cling. That shirt is so worth wearing twice in a week.
    My Heart Blogged

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  49. love the look! who cares if you wear the same thing 2 days in a row! :)

    i wander, i wonder

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  50. I bought this shirt at the Loft a couple of weeks ago (amazing sales they've been having lately, yes please!). I'm glad you're wearing it as often as I am. It just makes me feel so pretty. Minus the constant static cling, I'm in love.

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  51. yeah..
    it's really so pretty =)

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  52. totally loving how your tights go with the colors of your top and skirt!!! you look so beautiful sweetie!!

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  53. I actually love the addition of the jacket, so thank you weather patterns?

    I'll be in the cell with you, I rewear the same shirt/jeans two days in a row with a little more frequency than I should be admitting in "public"

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  54. Two words: STATIC GUARD. I never needed it until this holiday season, when I purchased the cutest dress that loved me back...a bit too much. Static Guard smells all chemically (?) at first, but that goes away after a couple of minutes. It really does the trick. Good luck, lady!

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  55. I think I might be obsessed with this outfit. One of my favorites ever!

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  56. you always look wonderful! I really love all of these colors together, and the tights pull everything together!

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  57. I absolutely LOVE this mixture of colors. So lovely!

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  58. I love the colors of your outfit! The red tights are a perfect choice!

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  59. love the cranberry tights with the baby pink shirt :]]

    Charlotte xxx

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  60. Awesomest colors Kendi! You pulled this outfit brilliantly!
    I am this boring black tights only person, but now I am inspired!! Pretty Pretty!

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  61. Oh, I adore your wispy, romantic looking hair:)

    xx

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  62. Such a cute outfit! Love that Loft shirt :)

    http://bowsandbrownies.blogspot.com/

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  63. I wore the same shirt I wore yesterday today too, haha.. Mines black and it's a boat neck 3/4 length sleeve. I wore it both times under a sweater, so It's not that noticeable. I'm more worried about my skirt. I wore a black skirt yesterday and a black skirt today, but they're different. haha.. Oh the things we worry about...

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  64. Loving that shirt just as much as I did last time! And those tights! We might be tights twins, but I;m no sure if we have the same shade or not. You're perfectly colorful.

    If you're looking to combat static I totally recommend hair spray, specially for the inside of the clothing. It works wonders!!

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  65. That shirt is definitely worthy of multiple wears. The cut and color are spectacular. I love your blog. You always make me giggle!

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  66. Please!! I've been looking for a shirt like that but I haven't found it yet, so please tell me where can I find it? I mean, on internet because I live in Spain.

    Love your blog Kendi!

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  67. Please!! I've been looking for a shirt like that but I haven't found it yet, so please tell me where can I find it? I mean, on internet because I live in Spain.

    Love your blog Kendi!

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  68. This is definitely a romantic look, and I have to say that the static cling kinda works. Roll with it! :)

    Santina
    http://stylebysantina.blogspot.com/

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  69. The rose and cranberry is such an unexpected color combo, but it really pops!

    xx

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  70. That shade of pink is just gorgeous on you, and I love it paired with burgundy and gold. You look lovely!

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  71. this is a great outfit and love the color combos!

    boyhowdydaily.blogspot.com

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  72. I really like your hair like this Kendi. Effortless and very chic girl!

    http://hauteherapy.com

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  73. I love the original outfit but, your cmoprimise is pretty cute too. A blazer never hurt anyone :)

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  74. girl. i have the same shirt, same color in tank top form. and to be honest, two more colors. bought one on super sale and couldnt control myself from RUNNING back for more.

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  75. this outfit is gorg! love how rich the tights look.

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  76. OMG what a pretty outfit!
    I really love the colors especially that shirt...

    Happy New Years!

    vanilla with sprinkles

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  77. hey, i just got that blazer at target! it was only like $7, so quite the steal. i'm assuming you got it in the sale, too?

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  78. slips are your friend.

    I wear a slip under skirts and dresses 95% of the time, even if they already have a lining.
    Cures : static cling, any type of lines, movement issues, accidental sneak peeks, etc.

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  79. Wha color are your tights?

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  80. I'm wearing this skirt and blazer today!! How funny!

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  81. I hate that about winter... so much static from all that dry air!

    The color palette of this outfit is to die for. I like it better without the jacket too... silly weather don't you know when we don't feel like putting a jacket over a beautiful outfit!

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  82. I love this with the tights. That color is awesome and ties everything together.

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