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June 17, 2010

Ever since seeing a belted scarf display in the Vancouver Hermès window, I’ve absolutely loved the idea of it. Aside from adding colour and another element of texture to an outfit, it also adds a really lovely draping effect.

This look works really well in the winter too….for the cold, a thicker cashmere or wool scarf belted and layered under a cardigan looks great. But who’s thinking about winter right now anyway? Summer all the way!







Wearing:

Club Monaco blue cashmere scarf
Wilfred white bustier camisole
H&M cream sequin mini-skirt

Vintage brown leather belt with gold hardware
Aldo black rope and black/gold chain necklace
Vintage chain purse (also seen in Stay Golden and The Chain Gang )

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38 Comments

  • Reply Lindsey June 17, 2010 at 8:41 pm

    So cute and original! Love the colors and wow, the scarf makes it a whole new outfit! Fabulous work.

  • Reply Jennifer - Stylish Clin d'Oeil June 17, 2010 at 10:03 pm

    I love the blue for summer, it is so fresh!

  • Reply Danielle June 18, 2010 at 1:22 am

    Wow you're gorgeous! And this outfit is stunning.

  • Reply Widanastri Nawastika June 18, 2010 at 2:25 am

    nice outfit. I love the scarf! 😉

  • Reply Jessy June 18, 2010 at 2:42 am

    i love the belt+scarf idea! I'll have to try it sometime!

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  • Reply Anonymous June 18, 2010 at 4:20 am

    I love this idea as well, but have found that it can make any girl look a bit heavier depending on the fabric of the scarf.

  • Reply Lisa June 18, 2010 at 4:32 am

    I love this look too but I think it looks beautiful. I think it's really flattering actually 🙂

  • Reply PersonalShop June 18, 2010 at 8:39 am

    You are so beautiful^^
    U look like a princess, blue color fits you so well

  • Reply Rae June 18, 2010 at 12:55 pm

    I just stumbled across your blog, and you look absolutely beautiful in these photos! Love your blog. Please feel free to stop by and leave a comment on mine!!

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  • Reply THESTREETFASHION5XPRO June 18, 2010 at 2:04 pm

    Love the colors…great style! Gorgeous photo.

  • Reply Lore. June 18, 2010 at 2:24 pm

    lovely look

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  • Reply Glamour Bbey. June 18, 2010 at 6:40 pm

    Hay dear blogger!
    How are you? I'm glad that I've visited this blog! She's lovely.
    Please, check mine too & maybe we can follow eachother!
    Love, Cindy.

  • Reply brookemeagan June 19, 2010 at 5:31 pm

    This is such a great idea!! I've never thought of doing this before but you pull it off beautifully. The blue colour looks perfect on you and I like how you chose a two-toned scarf to give your look a little something extra. You look gorgeous and I love the use of light in these shots. xx

  • Reply claulovesfashion♥ June 19, 2010 at 6:06 pm

    Ohhh… I love your blog, your style! You've got a sweet look!*

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  • Reply Away with the fairy's June 19, 2010 at 6:20 pm

    This looks amazing! will have to try it 🙂

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  • Reply blow8 June 19, 2010 at 6:34 pm

    love that blue cashmere scarf! great find, love the blog babe.

  • Reply Lynzy June 19, 2010 at 10:20 pm

    Just found your blog<3 definitely going to have to follow you, you look gorgeous!

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  • Reply Nadine2point0 June 19, 2010 at 10:49 pm

    Love this look – I am sure you won't be offended when I take and run with it!
    Great blog!

  • Reply Jennifer Fabulous June 20, 2010 at 12:16 am

    You are so beautiful and this outfit is GENIUS! Actually when I first came across this post, I thought the photos were from a Vogue editorial or something. Lol.

    You look lovely in blue. 🙂

  • Reply WildFlower June 20, 2010 at 12:51 am

    Belted scarf! Thats awesome, most def gonna try it out. It looks great with your scarf with the two tones. You look stunning! Just found your blog x

  • Reply Yaary June 20, 2010 at 2:43 am

    ohh girl i love this outfi!
    i cant believe how a scarf can work succesfully at this time like on your look!

  • Reply ari June 20, 2010 at 5:41 am

    hello hun 😉
    love your outfit, you look beautiful, and that color looks great on you. I love how you belted the scarf, I will need to try this one, but first I need a brown vintage looking belt.
    have a great weekend

    ari

  • Reply NobodyKnowsMarc June 20, 2010 at 2:06 pm

    you look great!
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  • Reply TorontoVerve.: June 20, 2010 at 2:35 pm

    Very colourful. Great use of sunlight.

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  • Reply commodestyle June 20, 2010 at 2:50 pm

    Good idea,you looks gorgeous!!

  • Reply Dress Apple June 20, 2010 at 5:44 pm

    Nice Outfit! 😉
    Take a look at mine!

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  • Reply Elena S. June 20, 2010 at 9:46 pm

    wow you styled that scarf so lovely! looks great!
    great blog btw ! lovely pics
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  • Reply Dounia June 21, 2010 at 12:09 am

    I love the color of your scarf and how you wear it!

    xoxo

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  • Reply Jony June 22, 2010 at 7:47 am

    You are beautiful!

  • Reply Alex Grant June 22, 2010 at 5:55 pm

    Thank you everyone for your incredibly sweet comments, they mean a lot to me!

  • Reply Vintage Eclectico June 22, 2010 at 9:06 pm

    This is beautiful! You are beautiful and your blog is great 🙂

  • Reply em June 23, 2010 at 8:24 am

    really nice 🙂

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  • Reply Aahna June 24, 2010 at 12:00 am

    This is a nice outfit, you are so pretty!
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  • Reply Money In My Closet June 26, 2010 at 1:57 am

    I love the belted scarf idea!
    I walk by Hermes everyday on the way to work, but I don't think I noticed it. I'm deffinatly going to try this out!

    http://moneyinmycloset.blogspot.com/

  • Reply KMart June 26, 2010 at 4:32 am

    Absolutely fab!! Love everything about this look – from the unexpected styling of the scarf to the knotted belt and mix of modern and vintage. You look stunning too.

    Our team of designers is all about "breaking the rules" and mix-and-matching things in different ways.

  • Reply KMart June 26, 2010 at 4:33 am

    Absolutely fab. Love everything about this outfit – from the unexpected styling of the scarf to the mixing of vintage and modern pieces.

    Our design team is all about "breaking the rules" in fashion too, which means mix-and-matching things in different ways.

  • Reply MARISA July 6, 2010 at 2:14 pm

    love
    love
    LOVE the way you styled this scarf and that colour really suits you

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