Killin’ It

I found this tee when we were in Zurich this past spring. We were wandering the streets and it started pouring rain so we ran into the closest shelter we could find, which just happened to be a cute boutique. (Lucky me, poor Bryan) Happenstance, I’d say. As we were waiting out the rain, I found these cute tee and loved it but felt a little sad that I found a new store I liked that was thousands of miles away from me. I later googled the shop to realize that it’s actually an American company. I would travel half way around the world to find something I could just buy in the states. True world traveler right here, folks. Let me plan your next vacation, I’ll take you to all of the off-the-beaten path places. 
Also may I just say that if you find yourself in an alley way near sundown it is best to dress a little bit tough. And believe me nothing is tougher than a polka dotted full skirt. I’m just so street it hurts. (But wouldn’t really hurt anyone or anything. It’s just my girly skirt that makes me look so tough, I promise.) 
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  1. Q says:

    love the texture of the skirt…. super cute crop top.x
    http://www.myclayexperience.com/

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  2. Well I need this shirt, so cute!

    xo Jessica
    http://www.mystylevita.com

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  3. Kimberly says:

    Obsessed with this look – it's the perfect balance of ladylike & edgy…my favorite!!

    http://www.pennypincherfashion.com

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  4. Sasa Zoe says:

    The tee is so cool! Love it<3

    http://www.shallwesasa.com

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  5. arantxa says:

    Super cute look ! I like so much your dress
    kisses a lot !
    http://www.normcoregirl.com

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  6. What's not to love here-girly meets edgy! This has me wanting fall to come to LA now!
    xo Adri
    http://www.adrilately.blogspot.com

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  7. Anita says:

    Don't worry– I first discovered Zara while in Prague… *sigh*

    I love the leather jacket! I'm saving up for the perfect one. The hunt begins. 🙂

    Always, Anita

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  8. Shoshana says:

    Really cute look. I love the full circle midi skirt & the texture. Pairing the skirt with the leather moto jacket, this look is giving me modern day Grease (Olivia Newton-John). The best.
    http://www.stylegonerogue.com (new post today)
    Instagram: koshercoco

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  9. gorgeous gorgeous gorgeous!
    that jacket is perfect 🙂

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  10. Rach says:

    Love this look! That skirt is gorgeous!

    http://www.rdosbsessions.com

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  11. i absolutely love the way you styled this outfit! definitely going to try something similar!

    http://www.footnotesandfinds.com

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  12. Rose says:

    Cute shirt, but….I'm definitely more obsessed with your skirt here 🙂

    Blonde in this City

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  13. Kendi Lea says:

    this is just right up your alley, right?! 🙂

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  14. Erica says:

    This outfit is gorgeous — you look terrific.

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  15. Great outfit. This had to be one of my favorites so far! And that fun, flirty skirt is everything!

    http://www.bluelabelsboutique.com

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  16. Kendi! You are seriously killing it in this outfit! ( I laughed a little too hard when I read your "I'm so street it hurts" line.) I love finding cute clothes when traveling, but I agree it can be sad knowing someplace you love is really far away. Lucky for you that you can get their stuff online. On a side note: I love that we both have that Kate Spade bag! I just received mine as a birthday gift recently, but I have not yet posted a look with it on my blog yet. But yay! Twinsies! ;D Hope you have an amazing day!

    willbakeforshoes.com

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  17. Nathalie Van Hauwe says:

    love that skirt, it's so unique!

    Nathalie | THE COVETING
    thecoveting.blogspot.com

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  18. Jessica says:

    Haha love this little story. I normally just window shop when I travel and then have serious non-buyers remorse when I can't stop thinking about whatever it was that I DIDN'T buy.

    26 and Not Counting

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  19. Style Bee says:

    This is such a great look! I always love reading your witty little anecdotes and I'm totally inspired to try a little fall look like this one. Best, Lee xoxo

    http://www.stylebee.ca

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  20. ellen says:

    Kendi looking so badass! cute

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  21. Natali says:

    Such a beautiful outfit! Very chic and great mix of feminine and more "rough" looks.

    http://lartoffashion.blogspot.com

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  22. Paige Cassandra Flamm says:

    You're "killin' it" in that skirt 😉

    Paige

    http://thehappyflammily.com

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  23. Great ladylike like skirt meets edgy jacket. Cool look!

    http://www.eyelikefashion.com

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  24. Elizabeth Hawn says:
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  26. lavieenliz says:

    love that shirt

    http://hashtagliz.com

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  27. Kelsey Wilburn says:

    love this skirt! it's fall perfection!
    http://www.ladiesinnavy.com

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  28. Love love love that tee.

    xo Jenny
    Tsangtastic.com

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  29. Great combination!

    Liz @ ShoppingMyCloset.com

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  30. You're nailing the midriff tops at the moment.. !

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  31. Virginia Fay says:

    Brandy is probably my favorite place in the world, and fun surprise, it's actually an Italian company! They have stores in America and are based off LA and NY style, but their clothes are designed and manufactured just outside of Florence, Italy. So you got some European style after all 🙂

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  32. Mads | Its a Mads Mads World says:

    Loving the midi skirt, this one is gorgeous !

    Madeline | Its a Mads Mads World

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  33. Haha I totally have been there about thinking I'm discovering a new store and then realizing it was actually in the states! Lucky us though! I LOVE that full skirt!! I don't tend to wear full skirts but this one might be changing my mind it's so cute!

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  34. that skirt is adorable and love how you toughened it up… for your alley shots 🙂 x

    http://www.chevronsandeclairs.com/blog

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  35. Monic says:

    THis Skirt Is Gorgeous !!!!
    M♥

    Simply Sutter

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  36. Dana Mannarino says:

    Literally killing it. That skirt is unbelievable! And I love how you paired it with the crop top.

    Pink Champagne Problems

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  37. Sarah H. says:

    Well the shirt is totally appropriate because killin' it is exactly what you're doing.

    ~Sarah of Sarah's Real Life

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  38. María Jesús EmerJa says:

    Perfect midi skirt with this perfecto!! 🙂

    http://www.emerjadesign.com

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  39. Kendi Lea says:

    Okay then! That makes me feel better!

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  40. Kayla says:

    Kendi dear, I've been dying to ask but just now getting around to it. Any chance you will do another 30 for 30 ever? =) Love your ability to mix it up.

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  41. Jackie says:

    Yes, this outfit is totally perfect!!! The tee and the skirt are awesome as it is, but that leather jacket is just totally badass and I love it.

    xo Jackie

    Something About That

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  42. Nidhi says:

    You're definitely killing it with this look, I love the texture on the skirt!

    Nidhi
    An Unblurred Lady

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  43. Natasha Atkerson says:

    Love, love, love that skirt!
    Natasha
    http://www.natashaatkerson.blogspot.com

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  45. Britan Mills | The Paper Doll says:

    Absolutely killed it today!

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  46. This look is so edgy and fun! xo, Hayley http://www.dailydoseofdarling.com

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  47. Perfect outfit! I always love a good crop top and midi skirt combination

    XO Greta | flourish-blog.blogspot.com

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  48. Naty says:

    Killing it the dotted skirt. Tee with true travel story. Chic outfit 🙂

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  49. Such a sweet look! That skirt is perfect for the transition into fall!

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  50. Monika Jones says:

    The top and the heels totally rock! Love your styling!

    Carpet cleaning Hammersmith

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  51. nikki says:

    what a fab skirt!

    xxoo,
    nikki

    http://www.dream-in-neon.com

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  52. I love cheeky graphic tees like this! Such a cute look… I'm loving the midi and moto jacket combo!!

    http://chelseascollection.com

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  53. Joules says:

    Great skirt! I had that on my list. Might just have to purchase it for fall.

    Style by Joules

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  54. …and now I'm trying to figure out how to explain to my husband that I NEED this skirt. Not that I have to get his permission, but I prefer to skip the dirty looks when it shows up on our doorstep. 😉

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  55. Kendi Lea says:

    You are on your own there girl. 😉

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