Friday, December 30, 2011
Outfit Details: Pearls: Gifts; Vest: St. John's Bay (JC Penney); Cardi:
Forever 21; Button-down: Vintage, Thrifted (Husband's); Tights: Lands'
End Canvas; Boots: Charlotte Russe; Belt: Gap
Much to my husband's dismay, I absolutely love borrowing clothing from his wardrobe and incorporating it into my outfits. This vintage plaid button-down is the latest in the long list of items I've borrowed. I've had my eyes on this shirt for awhile now, but I was a little stumped about how to style it: it's a good deal too big for me, and it looks rather shapeless and boyish on my body, which is obviously not at all flattering. However, I was determined to make it work, so I accessorized to try to accomplish a more feminine aesthetic. I added a belt around my waist for shape and a set of pearls to add a hint of girlishness to an otherwise tomboyish outfit. I also opted for leggings rather than pants to give the shirt more of a tunic vibe. I'm happy with the way it turned out, and I can't wait to get creative with other items in B's closet.
Can you think of any other ways I could style this button-down?