Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Playing with Colors: Neon Orange Against a Warm Pink

Peace to all, and happy Tuesday!

As I was breaking my shopping hiatus with an online order from the J.Crew sale section, I was already plotting to pair this orange sweater with this pink pencil skirt.  The sweater was a lot more orange in person, and even more neon orange in photos, but I enjoyed the contrast against the warm, pink tone of the skirt.  I also love how deeply, evenly brown I look while wearing such a vibrant, orange color.

The Tippi sweater, aptly named neon flame, is a sweater I already can't wait to wear again!  It's lightweight but warm and the cut is amazing.  I kinda want another one...

The double serge pencil skirt in heather sorbet will be even more fun once I get the waist taken in and I can wear it as a high-waist pencil skirt.

The boots are Matisse via DSW.

The black and cream polka dot bracelet is vintage and the cloth leopard one is A Gypsy's Junk.

The necklace is from H&M.  I decided to wear neutral accessories in warm tones to bring the outfit together.  Brown leather boots on the bottom, and shades of gray-brown up top as well.  Oh, and the glasses are Warby Parker (ordered some new frames that I'll be debuting very soon!)

For makeup, I'm wearing Exhibit A blush by NARS.  It's a super-pigmented red blush, that I love.  Check out its dopeness (and how red it is) here.  I'm also wearing M.A.C. eyeshadow in mulch.  I haven't worn eyeshadow for a long while, but this one is inspiring me right now.  On my lips, I'm wearing stone with a Viva Glam lipgloss over it.

I just finished this book, A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier, by Ishmael Beah and wow.  The story is very powerful, especially considering the fact that he survived not just with his body either, but he was also able to reclaim his mind.  It is definitely a testament to the resilience of the human spirit.

On that note, I'm off to work.

Today's affirmation: I embrace my light.  I allow my light to shine fully.


  1. Cute eyewear :)
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    Maria V.

  2. Thank you Maria:) And thanks for reading Learning Style!