Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Mad for Plaid

My Threads: Shirt: Aeropostale, Blazer: H&M, Jeans: Hollister, Pumps: Calvin Klein, Clutch, Belt, & Necklace: Forever 21, Bracelets: Charming Charlie, Watch: Michael Kors

It's highly possible that I will have a silly rhyming title for ever post that features a plaid shirt. Or plaid anything. There are just so many words that rhyme with it! I can't resist. 

Anyway, my sister totally questioned my decision to wear (fake) pearls with a plaid shirt last weekend. A year ago, I might have thought that was a weird combination. And maybe it is. But I've kind of decided when it comes to getting dressed, going with your instinct usually works out. My plaid shirt looked boring alone, so why not throw on some pearls? 

The thing I love about blogging is that it forces you to be creative. Not like it twists your arm and yells at you until you have the perfect outfit. It just makes you look at your clothes differently so you don't end up in leggings and Uggs every day. Which totally happens to me all the time by the way, I just try not to document it.

Happy Hump Day!


  1. Love this outfit! Next time we get a cooler day, this is how I'm going to wear my (new favourite) plaid shirt! Thanks for the inspiration :)

    Life etc

  2. I wouldn't have thought of putting pearls and plaid together but it works. I like how it looks.

  3. Ok i love this outfit but you have possibly the prettiest hair ever. you rocked this look. Found you via Shannas link up and now following!

  4. Very cute.


  5. Blogging does force us to be creative and I love it! The pearls go so well with the plaid - I love the way you styled it!

  6. I love the pearls with the plaid! The blazer and pearls make the plaid look sophisticated and dressed up!
    Jeans and a Teacup

  7. I love the plaid and camel pairing. So cute!

    The Glossy Life

  8. You are such a natural beauty!!! So fresh and fun! I love the simplicity of this look...super girly, yet classic. And blogging has really helped me with styling too. It's so fun getting inspired by so many out there!! Thanks for linking up!

  9. I love the pearls and plaid together, I think it totally works! I love that blogging helps me be more creative with my wardrobe too!
    Bon Chic Bon Gastronomique

  10. Love your outfit, and what a pretty blog. Love this! Sending love from New York City, hope you are well. Please follow me! & like me on Facebook! If you have bloglovin, we should follow each other!

  11. I love plaid too! I mean... I'm MAD for plaid too :) Somehow plaid goes with everything!

    I agree - blogging makes me way more creative with my clothing too - I feel like my style has changed and developed so much since blogging!

  12. LOOOOOOOVE this emily! and i totally agree - blogging totally makes you stretch your comfort zone of fashion :)

  13. It's like you climbed down into my brain and wrote this post from there. I second it all! I can't wait to have my full closet back at the end of the month so I can steal the heck out of this outfit :)

    Samantha @ Sam ipsa loquitur

  14. love the plaid under the blazer. so cute!

  15. You are a doll! Love the plaid with the blazer.

  16. you look awesome and I agree blogging does force you not to always be in uggs and trackies. Thanks for joining up with Wardrobe Wednesday :o)

  17. Oh girl, you have finally convinced me that I need a plaid shirt! I've seen them everywhere, but I really like this one in red. And how totally cool it looks under a blazer. Plus, those pearls, totally acceptable with plaid! I've definitely learned to push my creative boundaries more often since I started blogging. You always look so cute and refreshing, Emily!


  18. I am mad for plaid too! Your look adorable.

  19. love the plaid, and the title, since i'm "born to be plaid" :)


  20. I love this look! I'm mad for plaid also - and I love the pearls. It's a perfect pair!


  21. Cute look!
    Just discovered your blog on Lucky - totally following.
    Hope you can check out my blog too!
    ♥ xoxo Cori

  22. I love everything about this look. I love how you dressed up a casual plaid shirt. Super cute!

  23. Emily, I love how you give your plaid shirt a feminine touch with the beige blazer, such a great colour combo for the fall. So glad we are together on the it list, I am the girl with the black and blue in the uper left ;-). Looking forward what you will come up in the next edition, def following you via GFC and Bloglovin :-)


  24. really lovely outfit :-) how about following each other? would mean a lot :-) xxxxx

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