Monday, May 22, 2017

Rainbow Bright



Sunnies: c/o HERE| Earrings: HERE| Top: c/o HERE|  Skirt: HERE| Apple purse: c/o HERE| Red sandals: Older, similar options HERE & HERE

How was your weekend Loves?! Mine was pretty good- I mean just that fact that it was a W E E K E N D makes it GOOD right?!

Today’s style story revolves around this rainbow-like beauty (actually called Vibrant by the retailer) that I spotted HERE a few weeks back. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the rainbow color combination and the full/midi length design. I was skeptical about ordering it because I wasn’t sure how voluminous it would be or if its design would prove to be bulky on me… I read through the reviews and decided to throw my apprehensions to the wind- if it didn’t work out I’d simply send it back! Well it arrived and wouldn't you know that it totally met my best expectations. Don’t you love it when that happens?! 
Sidebar: Reading reviews are super helpful for me when ordering clothing online. I especially love it when I can see pictures of an item on actual customers versus the brand/retailer's model.
Back to the story: I already had an idea in mind to pair this skirt with red (my childhood favorite color – stories of which I’ve bored you with several times) and this OTS top was a perfect companion.
Actually, I have an ample selection of OTS (off the shoulder) tops right now, the thought has crossed my mind of what will I do when I’m tired of this effect (I'm a chronic planner)… The obvious conclusion is that a few favorites will make the cut- while others will be donated during my monthly purge cycle(s). Even still, have you noticed that it is a challenge to find/purchase a top nowadays that isn’t off the shoulder? Hopefully when the times comes, designers/brands/retailers will step up and get back to the business of providing regular old fashioned shirts- LOL! Until then: Long live shoulders!!!!
Ciao for now,
Xx

64 comments:

  1. You look gorgeous! I especially luv the top.
    www.ubetterwork.blogspot.com

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    1. Thank you much!! I really like the top too, the ruffle/frill is the perfect length :)

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  2. This brightened my day! You look great!

    xx,
    Leslie / @hautemommie / www.thehautemommie.com

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  3. This outfit is so bright and fun! you look fantastic!!!

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    1. Thank you Stephanie!!! I thought what better name for it than 'rainbow bright'-LOL!

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  4. these colors....perfect!


    xoxo Ally
    [ allyshiny.blogspot.de ]

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  5. Great look, so feminine and fun 😍

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  6. Still eyeing your apple bag love the look

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    1. Haha, thanks! I just scooped up the orange one too :)

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  7. What a fun bright look for Summer/Spring! That skirt makes a bold statement and you can totally pull it off!

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  8. I love this look so much! That skirt is all kinds of fabulous!

    Emma xxx
    www.style-splash.com

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    1. Isn't it funners?! I can't wait to restyle it- thank you!!

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  9. I can not state how stunning you look in this look. You have truly stolen my heart.

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    1. THANK YOU LOVE!!!!! I pulled in the entire rainbow for this look, LOL!

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  10. Really beautiful dress, and this is perfect for your active modeling. I'm a photo editor and I like to edit your modeling photos. let's check our photo editing service, give us 2 photos 1st for free edit and judge the quality: http://www.clippingpathassociate.com/free-trial/

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    1. Thanks! At this time I am not interested in editing my photos.

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  11. Absolutely love these colors and how you wear this look - marvellous.

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  12. I agree, I would love to see more ordinary shirts being sold! But off the shoulder tops are cute! Love your colorful look especially your rainbow skirt.

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    1. It's something to think about isn't it!? LOL! Thank you very much Lanae!
      xx

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  13. Ok, two things: 1) I LOVE everything about this outfit! All the colors just make me grin with happiness! You SHINE girl! 2) YES!!! to noticing that it is, in fact, hard to find any tops that are NOT an OTS top! I mean...I like showing my shoulders but it's still cold where I live and I can't exactly wear them to work!

    Virginia
    More to Mrs. E

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    1. It is so hard to find a traditional top nowadays! And if you live it a multi season climate it's so unpractical!
      Thank you very much for the kind compliments Ginny!!!!

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  14. I love your fabulous color!
    So bright and happy!
    Great photos and you look fabulous!

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  15. I am absolutley in LOVE with your blog! I adore the personality and brightness of it all. You're wonderful.
    xoxo,
    Kaitlyn <3

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    1. Aw, you totally made me smile Kaitlyn!! Thank you very much!!!
      XO

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  16. This made me smile even before reading the post. LOVE THIS! Bold and Bright.

    xo. SN

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  17. This is the most fun, colorful outfit EVER! It put a smile on my face

    michellespaige.com

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    1. Color is totally the name of this game :) Thank you Michelle!!

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  18. This is such a happy outfit! I love the skirt.
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  19. This is SO nice, love that skirt, looks perfect on you Joi. x Jacqui
    www.mummabstylish.com

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  20. WOW! You look amazing Joy! These colors look so gorgeous on you, and you have such a beautiful shape! Love the skirt! So fun!

    Edwige | http://www.hypnozglam.com

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  21. This striped skirt is such a head turner! Thanks for joining the Top of the World Style linkup party.

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  22. This skirt is such a great statement piece, and you look amazing in it!

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    http://www.bloglovin.com/avecamber

    I hope you are having a great weekend!

    Amber

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  23. Gorgeous colorful look and I love the OTS top on yoU!
    Thanks for linking
    jess xx
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    1. Thanks so much Jess!! I love the design of this top, the frill is the perfect length :)

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  24. Everything about this is amazing! The skirt, your sunnies, earrings, the background... just beautiful!

    xx, Elise
    www.sparkleandslippers.blogspot.com

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    1. Thank you so much Elise!!! I feel like this skirt and top do all the work- all I have to do is step into them :)

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  25. In love with your whole outfit! The striped skirt is gorgeous and made even better with that fabulous OTS red top! Really beautiful look!

    Mary
    http://marymurnane.com

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    1. Thank you very much Mary!! I realized that I didn't have not one red solid shirt- this OTS number suited me perfectly and totally complimented this skirt!

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  26. That bold color is gorgeous on your lovely complexion. Your link-up images really pops among the others. Beautiful, bright color.

    Thank you for linking-up for Fabulous Friday!

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  27. Such a gorgeous look. Literally makes me smile. So nice to see some colourful brights. Great outfit 😘

    Kat
    https://www.kittyandb.com

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  28. This is so beautiful! You can feel the happiness pouring out of the photos! Perfect styling as well, brava, beauty. xx

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  29. This skirt is adorable. What a great find. Super look. Thanks for linking up to Top of the World Style.

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  30. Your style is on point. You look gorgeous in this outfit. Thank you for brightening my day!!!

    Xx
    Nikki
    www.nikkilivinglife.com

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    1. Aw, thank you Nikki!!!! This was such a fun fit to wear :)

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  31. this look is so gorgeous! The colors are great! We love your style! Come share your next outfit on To Wear With or find style inspo for your next outfit post!

    Whitney, To Wear With
    #dailytww

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    1. Thank you much Whitney- I'd be happy to stop by ;)

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