Over thanksgiving break (yes thanksgiving break, that's how far behind I am on blog posts) my family took a road trip to Arizona to explore. One of the days we ended up in Sedona, which is where these photos were taken.
I got quite the comments about this outfit from my brother. He had a mouthful to say about a few of my outfits actually. This one in particular he was convinced I looked amish. My mom also questioned that this outfit was too retro. "I think I wore that skirt in the 80's" was her exact comment. Regardless of their push back, I confidently wore this outfit because I genuinely liked it. I know it might not be everyones cup of tea, but I enjoy mixing patterns.
Break the rules.
Who cares if you've been told to not mix stripes with plaid, do it anyways.
Who cares if your brother say's you look amish, wear it anyways.
But if you want to mix patterns, find a common thread in the two patterns to make it work. In this outfit, the colors are the same, just reverse in their dominant color.
I loved this outfit paired with my mustard yellow beret, vintage bag and wrap up heels.
I've included links to similar items at the bottom of this blog if you're interested in recreating this look with your own spin off.
The top is from Madewell, my skirt and bag were a thrift find, my shoes are from TJ Maxx and I bought this beret on Amazon!
plaid skirt options:
here, here, here
Madewell turtleneck options:
here, here, here
lace up heels:
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Jill is an Interior Designer with a passion for fashion, photography and beautiful, functional spaces.