Thursday, March 31, 2016

Saving Face

This post isn't so much about saving face as it is about saving a little money. The shirt I am wearing below with the adorable face silhouettes and carefully manicured hands as a collar is inspired by a more expensive version that retails for over $300, but my version from was only around $22 from SheIn. I love the quirky details of this shirt and that it can be worn with almost anything from jeans to this graphic print skirt that I picked up a couple of years ago from Banana Republic's collaboration with Marimekko. (By the way, I am really looking forward to the upcoming Target collaboration with Marimekko!) My husband actually picked out the clutch I am wearing today as a complement to my ensemble. He thought the vintage car on my clutch would enhance the face silhouette insofar as (at least he and I would like to think) it may be an homage to the original cover of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, featuring visage of (presumably) the character Daisy looking out over a bright skyline.










Shirt: SheIn here
Skirt: Banana Republic  similar here
Shoes: Kate Spade similar here
Bag: Prada
Sunglasses: Steve Madden similar here


13 comments:

  1. How adorable is that blouse! I love the look and the hint of red adds a nice pop! Happy weekend!
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  2. I LOVE that shirt! What fun!

    bisous
    Suzanne

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  3. Oh, I love this outfit! That skirt and bag are so fun! Love the pop of red too!

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  4. I have always loved that face/portrait blouse and I am thinking of picking it up. Also, thanks for letting us know about these great collaborations. I need to check out the Banana Republic one. BTW, your husband did a great job choosing the car clutch. It gives the entire outfit a fun, whimsical retro feel, beautiful Katie!

    I would love for you to enter this outfit and any latest looks on my new linkup, currently live. Thank you and Happy April!

    http://eleganceandmommyhood.blogspot.com/2016/03/thursday-moda-5-and-colorful-striped.html



    Ada. =)

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  5. You know I love a good deal and that shirt is a steal! You've made it look like a million bucks, quite frankly! I love the whole outfit, you look fab Katie. Hope you have an amazing weekend my gorgeous friend! XO -Kim

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  6. That shirt is too fun, and I think the way you styled it is perfect! The skirt adds to the whimsy but also adds polish, and I think your husband did well with the bag pick! I just love this!
    Shea | www.shealennon.com

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  7. OMG ... super adorable, Katie! Thanks so much for sharing with Fun Fashion Friday!

    OXOX
    Dawn Lucy
    http://fashionshouldbefun.blogspot.com

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  8. Hubby did very well with the clutch selection. I love the blouse...very Great Gatsby, indeed. Don't you love when you find a "steal" after seeing the "splurge"? Oh, I would be remiss if I didn't tell you how gorgeous those shoes are. Beautiful, Katie!

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  9. That shirt is sooo adorable, and affordable!

    Sincerely, Jennie

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  10. Your outfits always have that element of fun and art combined like this one. Congratulations, I featured you on my blog again today Katie. I just love how you dress and would love to own what is in your closet.

    Happy Hump Day!!

    And BTW this week’s current, brand-new linkup is live (a day early). I would love for you to join it again. Thank you. Ada. =)

    http://eleganceandmommyhood.blogspot.com/2016/04/thursday-moda-6-and-floral-pixie-pants.html

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  11. Great blog! I love SheIn and when my hubby picks out an amazing item for me. Such a cute outfit. Coming from Elegance and Mommyhood feature.
    xo, Lee
    www.wineandcouture.com

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  12. I absolutely love this top! I fell in love with the expensive one but just couldn't pull the plug! Thank you for sharing this fantastic affordable option! =)

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