Blouse: Lucky via the Goodwill $14, Skirt: via the swap, Heels: Bandalino previously owned for 4 years, Scarf: purchased in Prague 4 years ago, Clutch: MyPatternedMind on sale for $28.50
This little red number was actually my first pick at the clothing swap a couple of weeks ago. It’s such a bold color that I could easily imagine it with black tops and stripes, both of which I have in abundance. But I decided to try and challenge myself a wee bit for the first wear and see if I could somehow soften it up too.
I’ve always been intrigued by the color combo of pink and red, so I knew that’s something that I wanted to see in the mix. Then I decided to include multiple patterns, anchored by the simplicity of the skirt and the heels to balance the whole operation. The patterns are small, therefore not to overwhelming, and everything plays together nicely.
Total cost of the outfit = $42.50
Remaining budget for 2012 = $558
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