Thursday, November 18, 2010

This One Goes Up to Eleven

Day 11 of the 30 for 30 Challenge!  I don't expect many people to get that movie reference.  Kudos to you if you know the movie my title came from! I'm pushing myself to wear my pieces in new ways.  Today, I'm wearing a dress as a top.  It's a bit too chilly for this this silk dress, but layering a skirt over it makes it wearable.  The ruffled top is my favorite part of this dress anyway!
Top: LOFT (Actually a dress)
Skirt: Merona
Blazer: H&M
Shoes: Jessica Simpson
Belt: Anne Klein
Ring; Street vendor in Hawaii




It was super windy this morning when I was taking my pictures.  My hair got wind blown really quickly.  Eh, wind and curled hair never go well together.  Wind, rain, fog... The perils of outdoor photos when you're living in Seattle!

17 comments:

Fashion Momma said...

We were both layering queens today. Sneaky ones, at that! I kind of like the wind blowing in your hair! It's a really pretty last picture. And you can't ever go wrong with black and white and a splash of red!

angie said...

Your hair looks great and red color suits you well!Nice outfit!

archives said...

dress as a top - LOVE! what a great idea.

Jodi said...

Youre rockin the outfits girlfriend.. love the skirt and the whole combo and the last few days outfits too.. I havent been by to say hi but just saw your outfits now.. way to go!! looking good cutie pie :)

From Suns To Moons said...

I just found your blog through Joann of Sidewalk Chalk and am just in awe of your use of color! I find you very inspirational - consider me your newest fan.

ClosetConfections said...

Very cute! I love the pop of red with the top/dress. And the pattern on that skirt if great!

Kendra
http://closetconfections.com

Liz said...

I believe I said I loved this skirt when you first remixed it, and guess what!? I still love it! In fact I want it, baaaddd.

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Sidewalk Chalk said...

OMG, I was going to use that title for my 11th outfit -- I hope you don't mind!? Great minds think alike! I love that movie so much.

You look very much like a rock star in this outfit!

- JoAnn

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Linley said...

this outfit looks amazing! the belt brings it all together and that red makes it stand out! love it!

Dwelling&Telling

S + Y said...

I recently discovered this trick too (wearing dresses as tops under skirts), and I'm amazed by all the possibilities... you did such a great job here, if you hadn't mentioned it, I wouldn't have known it was a dress! Yay for double duty items!!

xo
Sands

Ashley J said...

I love how you layered the dress as a shirt today, very creative! You are doing great so far with the challenge!

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20 York Street said...

Now that skirt is an absolute grrrrowl! Love it and love the title!

besos,

ML
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Molly said...

Your pics are beautiful and I'm loving your outfit.
You look fantastic - wind blown hair and all!!

Mimi said...

Great job with wearing the dress as a top, it looks great with the skirt. This challenge definitely must help fuel creativity:)
Fantastic job so far Kinsey!!

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Anonymous said...

very lovely outfit! : )

Liz said...

You could fool me into thinking it was a top! I heard it's going to snow this weekend :(
We should do a seattle blogger meet-up sometime btw!

Tiffany said...

all I need to say here is that this is completely chic and epitomizes class. Awesome work.