Happy Monday, everyone! Hope you all had a great weekend. Mine was good. I did some work, did some play, did some housework, did some reading (currently reading Storm of Swords, book 3 in the Song of Ice and Fire series - otherwise known as the "Game of Thrones" series), and just otherwise enjoyed myself.
Happy days. ^_^
So, today's OOTD was inspired by this outfit from the blog Keiko Lynn. I love the colors she used and sought to recreate it with things I already owned. The silhouette isn't quite the same, but I still liked the way this outfit turned out.
Top: d a c e Iris Blouse
Necklace: Pearl Station Necklace, Nordstrom (similar here and here)
I've been on Pinterest for quite a while, but am not always active there. Lately, though, I've been getting better at pinning images of "outfit inspirations" when I see them online. I find it pretty helpful to keep track of and remember styles that I found intriguing or that caught my eye, when I'm putting together outfits - it's nice to be able to run my eye over all of them at once, and think, "Oh, that's a good one - that'll fit the bill today!" when I'm feeling a little low on creativity. It's also interesting, I think, as a way to document how my tastes are shifting and changing. Will something I found ravishing a year ago be something I'd care to wear today? And why or why not? It's an interesting exercise in understanding the influence of trends and marketing and impulse on my style sensibilities. How much of it is really me and how much of it has to do with other social and environmental factors? I'll let you know a few months from now, how my choices are faring, over the long run. What about you? Are you on Pinterest?