Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Subtle Salute

Top: Thrifted, $2 // Sweater: Forever 21, $23 // Pants: Savers, $5 // Earrings: Target, $5 // Shoes: Payless

Hello all! I've been having some serious camera woes, so that's why it's been quiet this week. Last night I was going to do an explanatory post with a Photobooth shot of me and Igby looking sad. Those pictures weren't turning out, so I decided the technology gods were against me and went to bed. The winds have shifted slightly today. My camera is still pissed at me, but I was miraculously able to import a few photos including the one above of Saturday's outfit.

I haven't really done much with this spring's military trend, but I picked up these army green pants (the picture didn't capture the true color) in hopes of making a small reference to that aesthetic. I kind of wish they had some cargo pockets. How do you guys feel about the cargo comeback or the military look in general? 

34 comments:

Chelsea said...

Great outfit. Wish i could see the color better in the pants, but the overall fit/style i love. Sorry about your camera woes.

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M. said...

I love this, those shoes are amazing I can't believe they are from Payless!

lovelove, M.
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Lions, Tigers and Fashion OH MY! said...

I love the cardigan and really like that your pants are army! I thought they were black until I read everything, hate when that happens. xoxo

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Kimberellie said...

I'm not really into the military look. Yet it keeps coming back! Khaki is no good for my complexion. And mostly I find it dull and ugly. I feel about the military look the same way I feel about crocs.

You though, look great in this outfit. Lovin' the hair so much! And the cardi with those pants-lovely. I would definitely wear those (despite their military reference). I suppose it could be done well (like you are doing here). But overall I find it such a blah style.

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Eli said...

oh no, I hate when the camera gets all weird. good luck.

Mitzi Loves Opshops said...

Those shoes are GORGEOUS! Why can't we have Payless in Barcelona..... Jealous.

Emma Clark said...

Personally I love military detailing and wear it whether it's in or not (but it is usually in). Loving this outfit. You seem to have this wonderful skill for doing pared-back style and still keeping it interesting.

Hope the camera can be resuscitated.

Kathryn said...

I'm really liking the military look that is coming back into style. Unfortunately I have not yet been able to thrift a jacket. I had two in high school that I got rid of that I am now dreaming about. I love those shoes. There are very similar ones at Old Navy that I have been eyeing for a while.

Clare said...

I just love this outfit, and I love how a new haircut can totally change the aesthetic of a look.

I'm on the fence about the military thing. I love, LOVE olive as a neutral, but I resist camo with my life and am pretty ambivalent about all things cargo. I'm down with khaki, though.

Marie said...

I love this outfit.. I have a similar cardigan from express that I use all the time. I am enjoying the military trend.. But not so much the cargo pockets.

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tastymoog said...

I'm not really into outright military themes like camo print or cargo pockets, but I like olive green, drab browns, cadet blue, etc., mixed with pastels, brights, and girly prints.

A Shopaholic is loose said...

Nice outfit! ;-)

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Fabulocity in Amish Country said...

Love this look on you!! And I am REALLY loving this hair!! :)

Elaine said...

Love the black and white animal print cardi with the yellow shoes!

Emily Kennedy said...

For some reason, I really love this look with your new haircut. Very nice mix!

jinks said...

Been reading your blog for awhile, and I think that this look, especially with your current haircut, is uber chic. Very sixties, very modern, and suits you very well.
Just wanted to give a well deserved comment.

Mo said...

Looking good! I love the yellow shoes!!

Grace M said...

I've always enjoyed the military look, personally. It's actually something that's a large part of my wardrobe whether in or out of trend. I'm not really drawn to a khaki color military piece, but I often find myself drawn to navy and olive green. There's something so tough-girl and structured about it, yet one can make it feminine, too.

Francesca said...

i love that look! those shoes give a pop to your ouftit!


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Em-Jae said...

Hi! Found your uh-mah-zing blog via Greedy Girl -- and she's totally right: you rock.

Love this 'fit!

Krystal said...

I'm in love with you and your blog. I'm so happy I found it through another one...I love your style!

patticakes said...

I'm a fan of the military look. Of course, one must be choosy with military pieces. I think it's best done in a non-literal way(so no camo). I have a green, military-style trench and I love throwing it on top of jeans and a white or navy-striped tee.

jamie said...

I love the military look. I bought this great olive green military inspired blazer thing when military was all over the place a few years ago, and now I feel the need to use it! The winter coat I got also is a bit military inspired, with epaulets and shiny buttons. I like how the military look makes girly prints more edgy. You have now inspired tomorrow's outfit! Haha!

Also, I pretty much fell in love with your outfit.

shealennon said...

First of all, your hair looks great! I love everything about this look, but I think I may have dreams about those shoes tonight. I LOVE them!

Nichole said...

cargos are a slippery slope.

alamocitystyle said...

i love your outfit, those shoes are awesome! i never find anything that good at payless. and i love the military trend, i love the look of pairing girly, lace things with edgy military inspired pieces.

Moda de Colores said...

love sandals!!
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Lekha said...

I hate cargo pants, but do otherwise like the military look. I love it, actually. Once again, fabulous shoes. I'm shocked that Payless has such nice shoes.

Threads:and:Vino said...

such a great outfit!

sweet said...

Amazing! I love every piece!

Did you get those shoes at Payless recently? Were they a special edition or something? I scour Payless relentlessly, but I haven't seen them.

Kansas Couture said...

sweet -

Sorry, the Payless shoes are from a couple of years ago...

inday_adin said...

I love this outfit! :)

Lily said...

love your style! you look stunning!

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