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Tuesday, April 23, 2013

venturing out

Top: Express: Skirt: Banana Republic: Shoes: Zara, Handbag: Coach

Summer time in San Francisco is the best time of the year! It starts to get "hot"and a little less windy.  Today I ventured out of my typical spot and headed to Presidio area in San Francisco.  The housing and landscape in this area is breathtaking.  I can only imagine the view of the Golden Gate Bridge from the houses.  

The last few weeks I've been doing a lot of evaluting of my closet.  I sell a lot of clothes on Poshmark and I thought with the move to NY in a few months, it would be a great time to "spring clean".  During my cleaning I noticed a few trends, I love peplums and I need more colorful tops. This being my top shopping initiative, I found this beatiful peplum at Express.  They have several other colors, as well as white and black.  I think I'll have to purchase a few more to make it though spring.  The top is wonderful becuase it can be worn with a skirt or pants.  When working in an office, you always have to consider clothes that will convert between skirts and pants and to everyday outfits.  

What do you think about black and white for spring? Are you as excited as me!!! Yippee!

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  1. You pretty girl.. Love to death the stripes with the bright blouse! You look amazing !!!

    Killer heels by the way :)


    1. Thanks Rosita! Those heels are my new crush!

  2. A great mix of colors. I love your top !!

    1. Thanks Jane. It was a great find from Express.

  3. I love peplum! for the bag, I might use a bight blue bag if I were you, so to keep the colors of the outfit more consistent :) Or using a statement necklace that matches with the bag color ;)

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  4. I love this look. You put it together nicely ;)



    1. Natasha, thank you. I really love stripes right now. Looks so great with any color.

  5. Hello there,Ciao Olivia...first time here and Wow ...Great Blog!
    I'm impressed by Your Style...so Unique,Creative and Fabolous:You're an Artist of Style!
    Your Outfit is perfet for sSpring time...the Skirt is Great on You and the mix of colours are very lovely!Congrats
    Ciao from Italy

  6. Fabulous look, very beautiful! You have a great blog!
    Would you like to follow each other via GFC and bloglovin?

  7. Love the peplum! I have been looking for one in this exact color, I think I need to check out Express!




Thank you for your comments! Olivia