Sunday, 23 July 2017

Effortless Chic

casual chic over 50

I bought this top a couple of months ago, on a whim. Nothing unusual about that. In fact, that's how I buy most of my clothes: I see something I like, try it on, and get it. But I usually have at least some sort of an idea how to make the item in question work with my existing wardrobe.

Whereas this top... Well, I saw it and sort of liked it. And I thought I should buy something a bit different for change. You know, instead of what I usually get (= another t-shirt). Of course, I had no idea what to wear it with, or if I had anything that would match the colours. Not exactly the smartest shopping strategy, I know...

Anyway, I thought it was about time to give it a go, and since denim goes with anything, why not team the top with a denim skirt?

Not very creative or innovative dressing, but that's how I roll. I have neither the time nor the interest to play with my wardrobe. I just want to get dressed and get on with my life. Of course, I want my outfits to look good. I just don't want to put any effort into them. Because if I have to think about how to put together an outfit, it sort of takes all the fun out of it, and dressing becomes a chore. Anything that requires planning and thinking is a chore. And that's the antithesis of fun. Or maybe my brain is just overloaded...

Does that make sense?

As far as dressing is concerned, I just want to grab something in my wardrobe, put it on and look fabulous. Is that too much to ask?

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Outfit details:
top: Zara / skirt: KappAhl / bag: Adolfo Dominguez / 
sandals: Clarks / sunglasses: Marc Jacobs

Do you ever buy something on a whim?

Tiina

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12 comments

  1. Love this denim skirt and I need to get one in my wardrobe, a great look with your pretty floral blouse. x Jacqui
    www.mummabstylish.com

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    1. Thanks, Jacqui. A denim skirt is one of the most versatile pieces I have in my wardrobe, I wear it year round (and in my climate that's not very usual). And it goes with anything, literally.

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  2. Your pretty blouse is lovely , I can see it with many different options. The denim skirt always a good idea.

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  3. I really need to put my denim skirt back in circulation. Don't forget to come link up on A Labour of Fashion. Would love to have you join us

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    1. A denim skirt is just such a versatile piece! And you can wear it year round, too! Thanks, Linda.

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  4. I love how you styled the skirt. And, of course, your signature umbrella. Thanks for linking up to Top of the World Style.

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    1. Yes, me and my sun umbrella, never leave home without it. I prefer it to sun screen, that's why...

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  5. Very pretty top.. a tropical vibe! I had been looking for a denim skirt for awhile and finally found one! Looks great
    thanks for linking!
    jess xx
    www.elegantlydressedandstylish.com

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    1. Yes! I fell for the tropical vibe, though it makes no sense (as I hate hot weather). I have two denim skirts: this pencil skirt and an a-line skirt. I only ever wear this one, simply because it fits better.

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  6. I think the blouse is perfect with the casual denim skirt, and the overall look is relaxed and pulled together. Thanks for linking up! xo

    -Patti
    http://notdeadyetstyle.com

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