Butterflies & Literature

Friday, April 12, 2019

          Hello, fashionistas!  I know many brands are embracing the neutral hues, pastels, and rolling out beautiful white pieces for spring and summer, but this gal is embracing the piercing bright colors.  I saw these striking magenta velvet pants at T.J. Maxx and I instantly became inspired to put together this fun colorful outfit complete with emerald, lemon, and purple accessories.  I just kinda went for it and I love the way it turned out!

           As I've mentioned before on my blog, I love pairing hot pink with lime green.  It's a color combo that always puts a smile on my face.  Not to be cliche, but I decided to pair these bright raspberry pants with a neon green sweater.  Everyone could definitely see me loud and clear from miles away!  

          Besides the neon green and magenta, I added a yellow accented chain belt and amethyst bracelets into the mix.  This look is like a big melting pot of colors, but with a dash of sparkle!  To complement my silver accessories, I wore an equally show-stopping vintage-inspired beaded bag.  

          And no outfit of mine would be complete without a pair of heels.  For this ootd, I went for a pair of elegant velvet Manolo Blahnik heels.  I've been keeping this pair hostage in the box since I purchased them to keep them pristine, but I finally decided to take them out for a spin!

         Last but not least, I popped on a pair of statement earrings and slipped on a pair of silver shades.  I also carried one of my favorite motivational books, The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck, because reading is chic.  Personally, I love it because it's not your typical self-help book and I really love the author's voice and anecdotes.  And who knew it would match the butterfly background so perfectly?  
         Well, I hope you enjoyed reading this post!  If not, I hope you walk away with a new book to add to your list of books to read.  Trust me, The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck is a great one that you're not gonna wanna miss.  As always, I am sending you lots of love from my heart to yours!        

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Sweater: H&M (Similar Here)
Pants: Free People (Similar Here)
Heels: Manolo Blahnik (Similar Here)
Purse: Prezzo (Similar Here)
Belt: Vintage (Similar Here)
Sunglasses: Dolce & Gabbana (Similar Here)
Earrings: Baublebar (Similar Here)
Bracelets: Vintage (Similar Here)



"Literature and butterflies are the two sweetest passions known to man." -Vladimir Nabokov

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  1. Questionable name of that book aside... this is a most interesting outfit, especially because of the color combination. I wouldn't know of any fashionista pairing a neon sweater with velvet pants and also some velvet pumps. You somehow bring it all together with truly chic looks. So great job styling here!


    1. Thank you so much, John! I took a risk in pairing neon green, magenta, emerald green, and purple together. I'm happy that you like it!



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