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Majestic Magenta

June 25, 2012

Wilfred blouse, Gap pants, Club Monaco bracelet, Birks bracelet, Erin Templeton bracelet, 
H&M necklace & wedges, ring c/o Social Experiment

You may not be able to smell this through your computer screen, but in these pics I absolutely reek of oil of oregano. Matt was sick all last week and as it often happens with couples, I ended up getting his nasty bug too. I’ve been getting little drops of oil of oregano put down my throat every few hours by my roomie (I just sit like a bird with my mouth open and she drops them into the back of my throat and then I gag violently and try not to vomit…if that’s not a testament to how good a friend she is, I don’t know what is). It is hands down the most disgusting thing I’ve ever tasted and it stinks forever but despite still feeling like poop today, I think it’s speeding along the cold’s run (it’s day 3 and I’m already in extreme cough mode). It better work at any rate, because I am a miserable person to be around when I’m sick. I generally just cough pathetically while taking up the whole couch and whine “Whyyyy did this happen to meeeee?!” again and again. And again.

Oh PS just wanted to share this lovely feature A&H Magazine did on me – thanks again to the team there for the feature!

Hope you all had a lovely (and hopefully cold-free) weekend!

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70 Comments

  • Reply Petra June 25, 2012 at 12:22 pm

    lovely style. Like the colors and Love that pink pants.
    xo, Petra

    http://www.sweetsoflife86.blogspot.com

  • Reply Tinacious Me June 25, 2012 at 12:31 pm

    gorgeous accessories!
    ~ http://www.Tinacious.Me ~

  • Reply Sarah Stright June 25, 2012 at 12:57 pm

    I'm the same way when I'm sick- it's like the end of the world. Hope you feel better soon! And I love the color of your belt!

  • Reply Shandrese/ Natalia June 25, 2012 at 12:59 pm

    lovely outfit ๐Ÿ™‚

    ~Shandrese
    http://sincerelyrenay.blogspot.com/

  • Reply Lyndzie June 25, 2012 at 1:15 pm

    awww – I wish you a speedy recovery! Love those pink pants, I am still searching for the perfect pair!

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  • Reply Katie- Hems for Her June 25, 2012 at 1:23 pm

    I loved that visual of your roommate giving you your medicine. It's awesome to have finds like that! I am very similar when I get sick- it's no fun to feel so bad. I hope you get to feeling better soon!

    Loved you in the magenta pants and your accessories were spot-on (and I love the manicure!) Details on the necklace? Where did you get it?

  • Reply Leah June 25, 2012 at 1:31 pm

    Hope you feel better soon! Love the mix of pinks you did here, and your hair looks just lovely!

  • Reply Lynzy June 25, 2012 at 1:35 pm

    Your hair looks gorgeous and I love the pink/neutral color palette – gorgeous for summer!

    Hope you are feeling better soon!!

    xx Lynzy

  • Reply Emilie June 25, 2012 at 1:51 pm

    Poor you!! I hope you feel better already ๐Ÿ™‚ Can I just say you look absolutely stunning in these pictures, the colours suit you very very well ๐Ÿ™‚

    xxx

    lifeisroyalty.blogspot.com

  • Reply Megan June 25, 2012 at 1:57 pm

    Being sick in the summer is the worst! I'm getting over a cold myself right now. What a good friend to help out ๐Ÿ™‚

    I think this is my favorite post from you to date. You look beautiful (love your hair!) and the colors are so fun together. Perfection!

  • Reply claude June 25, 2012 at 1:59 pm

    wow you look really pretty for being sick! Love your hair this way:)
    xx claude

  • Reply sbl June 25, 2012 at 2:02 pm

    love this look~ so sorry that you are not feeling well and hope you feel better soon. To make you feel better (not just to say) but in honesty you always look so beautiful!
    http://www.thehautecookie.com

  • Reply Mehak June 25, 2012 at 2:03 pm

    Ohh!! Hope you get better soon!!! Seems like ur roomate Is a great friend!! ๐Ÿ™‚ love the outfit especially the colored bottoms!!

    Thanks for visiting my place and for the lovely comment…

    Lets follow each other!!:) ๐Ÿ™‚

    Love
    Mehak
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  • Reply Heather June 25, 2012 at 2:05 pm

    You look great for being sick!! Love your hair!!! And the pinks together are perfect.
    Hope you feel better!

    http://fashionistanygirl.blogspot.com/

  • Reply Erin June 25, 2012 at 2:06 pm

    Great feature! And this look is ABSOLUTELY gorgeous on you! I love the curly hair and how you mixed a pale blush pink with the hotter pink pants. Such great colors!

    -Erin-
    http://onetwosummer.blogspot.com/

  • Reply The Guilt Letter June 25, 2012 at 2:09 pm

    You don't even look sick! Love those pants. And those wedges!

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  • Reply Marie L. June 25, 2012 at 2:11 pm

    Beautiful pictures! i hope you get better soon!
    xo

  • Reply Pins, Needles & Fashion June 25, 2012 at 2:27 pm

    Even sick you look beautiful as always, and I love this outfit. The colors are perfect together. Hope you feel better!

    http://www.pinsneedlesfashion.blogspot.com

  • Reply Mrs C โ™ฅ June 25, 2012 at 2:39 pm

    Love these colors together. Those pants are awesome! My mom used to make me take oil of oregano when I was a kid. It totally works! I used it for cold sores too – dab a couple drops & it goes away in no time! Amazing stuff, that oregano, but suuuper gross that's for sure!

  • Reply Small Town Gal June 25, 2012 at 2:40 pm

    Poor you! Nothing worse than being sick, in the summer especially! Hugs to you. Hope you will feel better soon and enjoy the long weekend ahead!

  • Reply walkinginprettyshoes.com June 25, 2012 at 3:32 pm

    You must have created this posting well before you go sick because you look healthy and great in it. I hope you feel better soon.

    P.S. Love the soft curls in your hair.

    Tammy

  • Reply Asher June 25, 2012 at 3:34 pm

    Love your hair. Love the photos. And love your outfit. The pink on pink looks so beautiful!

  • Reply Judy June 25, 2012 at 3:54 pm

    Sorry to hear that you're sick. Lots of tea always helps me ๐Ÿ™‚ & watching old cartoons.

    You look great in this! I like the color combo here. I usually get stumped with what to wear with some color bottoms and wear a neutral white, black, etc but this is a great idea!

    Judy
    SecondGlimpses.blogspot.com

  • Reply Maria June 25, 2012 at 3:59 pm

    Oh no! I hope you feel better, lovely!

    http://www.peppermintsandpixiedust.blogspot.com

  • Reply Cee June 25, 2012 at 4:06 pm

    Oh no pally – not oil of oregano! That stuff is the worst! Hope at least that it helps you feel better, because it's pretty much torture either way ๐Ÿ™ At least you are looking as lovely as ever in spite of feeling under the weather. I love all of the pink shades in this look (although I'd be much too afraid to wear them all myself – especially together!) and! Your hair! It's curly! I've been searching for a decent curling iron for ages, and yours obviously works miracles ๐Ÿ˜‰ Do tell.

    Miss you tons!
    xox,
    Cee

  • Reply brookemeagan June 25, 2012 at 4:15 pm

    You would never know you're sick in these pictures. You look totally gorgeous (like always). I'm in love with this colour combination. The pants are perfecto! XO

  • Reply Catherine June 25, 2012 at 4:33 pm

    I hope you feel better soon. You look gorgeous in your photos! I love your pink pants.

  • Reply Robynadine... June 25, 2012 at 4:46 pm

    I love the pink pants!!!
    And the article in A&H is great too!

    Robynadine…
    http://www.styleonabudgetca.blogspot.com

  • Reply Erin @ Currently Coveting June 25, 2012 at 5:03 pm

    You look really gorgeous. Love the pink pants. I love anything pink really!

    xx,
    Erin
    http://erinscurrentlycoveting.blogspot.com/

  • Reply jules June 25, 2012 at 5:11 pm

    are those gap legging jeans? they look great!

    i hope you feel better soon!

    xo julesinflats.blogspot.com

  • Reply Carmen June 25, 2012 at 5:16 pm

    This colour combination is gorgeous and you look really lovely in this outfit ๐Ÿ™‚
    xx
    http://www.clothesandcamera.blogspot.com

  • Reply Anna (South Molton St Style) June 25, 2012 at 5:45 pm

    I have the same trousers, I love them so much I got them in all the colours.So comfy! You look gorgeous xx

    South Molton St Style

  • Reply Bonnie June 25, 2012 at 5:47 pm

    Your legs look miles long in these pants. If I were to wear them, would the same thing happen to me??? My 25-inch inseam could use some help.

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  • Reply Jen June 25, 2012 at 5:58 pm

    Judging by these photos, I would have no idea that you were feeling under the weather- you still look as beautiful as ever! I probably wouldn't have the guts to wear pink on pink, but you made it look amazing with the touches of tan and it pairs so well with your hair colour & tan!

    Hope you have a great week, and that everything is going well in Toronto!!
    Xo
    Jen

    P.s. I'm giving away a clutch with gorjana on the blog this week & I think you'd like it- would love if you swung by to enter!

  • Reply JennaStevie June 25, 2012 at 6:30 pm

    Oil of Oregano is the wooorst, sooo smelly and gagworthy. I was sick ALL weekend with a throat infection and am still feeling crappy. Its the absolute worst hey? I hope you feel better soon.
    I loove this outfit, soo gorgeous!!! That button up blouse is amazing, and looks so perfect with those pink pants ๐Ÿ™‚
    xJennaD

  • Reply Kacie June 25, 2012 at 7:29 pm

    Those jeans look great on you and I love the color!

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    http://www.kacieskloset.blogspot.com

  • Reply Femke. June 25, 2012 at 7:35 pm

    love this outfit! :),
    great colorcombination!!

    xofemke.
    http://www.myfashion-expression.blogspot.com

  • Reply sharon lei June 25, 2012 at 7:39 pm

    Love the hair, girl!! And those pink pants look fabulous on you! ๐Ÿ™‚

    xx Love & Aloha
    http://elisharon.blogspot.com

  • Reply Jamie June 25, 2012 at 7:58 pm

    I really like this look. I'm really enjoying the different shades/monochrome style right now and these two compliment each other so well. Casual, yet classy!

    The Blue Hour

  • Reply Petite Adventures June 25, 2012 at 10:29 pm

    You do not look sick at all – you look fabulous! Love the colour of the pants!
    Feel better soon

  • Reply alison*elle June 25, 2012 at 10:44 pm

    Alex, your curled hair looks so gorgeous. Hope you feel better soon! <3

    xo, alison*elle

  • Reply Bruna FloralToday June 25, 2012 at 10:46 pm

    Love the outfit and you are so gorgeous, love your blog! Hope you feel better!

  • Reply Shannon June 25, 2012 at 11:06 pm

    This is the prettiest outfit ever! Love the magenta pants, they look perfect with your blouse. And I love how you styled your hair. Truly stunning!

    http://shannonhearts.blogspot.com

  • Reply Faith June 25, 2012 at 11:28 pm

    Feel Better!

    You look incredible! Love your outfit!

  • Reply Hattitude June 25, 2012 at 11:56 pm

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    ooo alex i love this outfit! it's gonna go perfect with the necklace ๐Ÿ™‚ shipping tomorrow!

    talk soon wild child
    -Hattie
    Hattitude Style Blog

  • Reply pinkandplum June 26, 2012 at 12:06 am

    THOSE JEANS! Love them. Your hair looks perfect in these photos also! Hope you feel better xx Pam

  • Reply Marcella June 26, 2012 at 2:36 am

    I love this ultra feminine hairstyle on you Alex! Looks so stunning with the neutral makeup combination.

    I would never think to wear pink on magenta but it looks brilliant – very cohesive, and the tan accessories are the perfect finishing touch!

    xo Marcella

  • Reply Leonie June 26, 2012 at 5:10 am

    Woa Alex, you look stunning! Love your hair. And these shades of pink – so pretty! A really lovely outfit.

    Hope you'll feel better soon girl! xo

    http://www.thesignaturebow.com

  • Reply Marisa June 26, 2012 at 5:36 am

    I'm so in love with this entire outfit! You paired my two favourite colours together and the pieces are absolutely divine, as is your hair. Such a romantic look. Hope you feel better soon! Your roomie really is a great friend ๐Ÿ™‚

    Marisa
    http://style-rhapsody.blogspot.com

  • Reply Melanie Marie June 26, 2012 at 6:48 am

    Love that color combo! What an interesting pairing. And the brown of the belt looks great with both of the pinks.

    Melanie
    Style to Stage

  • Reply Melanie Marie June 26, 2012 at 6:48 am

    Love the color combo! And that belt looks great with both pinks!

    Melanie
    Style to Stage

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  • Reply Lexxie` June 26, 2012 at 8:47 am

    you're so beautiful!
    love this outfit very much.

    x

  • Reply Annie June 26, 2012 at 10:52 am

    LOVE the pale pink top with those magenta pants – so cute! And your hair looks awesome! Hope you're feeling better ๐Ÿ™‚

    Annie
    The Other Side of Gray

  • Reply fluff and fripperies June 26, 2012 at 1:24 pm

    Hello lovely – hope you're feeling better!

    Emma xo
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  • Reply Squared June 26, 2012 at 4:34 pm

    wow! Beautiful! Loved your blog. Interesting posts and style! Come by and let's follow each other ;)! Stay in touch!

  • Reply Elisabeth June 26, 2012 at 5:05 pm

    What an amazing feature they did on you! Well done! And no wonder, I agree in their praises!
    This outfit is beautiful, feminine, definately something I would wear!
    Hope you're feeling better already! Get well soon!
    Thank you for your sweet comment on my blog!

    xxx
    E from Helsinki
    http://dragonflyelisabeth.blogspot.fi/

  • Reply A Fine Balance June 26, 2012 at 6:41 pm

    I swear by oil of oregano lol!

    Cute wilfred top and I think something's going around because i am sick too!

  • Reply beckspick.com June 26, 2012 at 10:00 pm

    stunning!! love your outfit x
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  • Reply Shes Dressing Up June 26, 2012 at 10:28 pm

    Gorgeous outfit! Get well soon <3

  • Reply Alison June 26, 2012 at 11:08 pm

    I love the all-pink and that blouse is just too gorgeous. Wilfred is really making the best stuff lately ๐Ÿ™‚

    http://www.stylingmylife.com

  • Reply Taylor Morgan June 26, 2012 at 11:29 pm

    I love your pink pants! You whole outfit is great but I am obsessed with your pants! ๐Ÿ™‚ so cute

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  • Reply Whatwouldkarldo.com June 27, 2012 at 5:55 am

    So beautiful I love this colour mix xoxo

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  • Reply Andrea June 27, 2012 at 6:25 am

    This is such a cute and girlie look! Loving it!

    xo Andrea
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  • Reply Treasure Tromp June 27, 2012 at 7:25 am

    oh no, feel better love!
    Nicole

  • Reply Suzi Maynard June 27, 2012 at 9:10 am

    Sorry to hear you're unwell. I had a stint in hospital a couple of weeks back, which was really horrible. There's nothing worse than being ill. So I hope you get better soon.
    Suzi x
    For the Love of Audrey

  • Reply Lynn {hearted girl} June 27, 2012 at 7:10 pm

    you're hilarious girl! i could almost catch a whiff – baha! well, it's good you two are finally feeling better. not surprising though, i think big life changes like yours take their toll on the body and mind in all sorts of ways, one being getting sick. boo hiss to that!

    you look beautiful Alex, love seeing you strolling along those city streets with brick townhouses in the background. fab shots! adore the magenta jeans, they're rad! xo โ™ฅ

  • Reply Rea July 2, 2012 at 7:38 pm

    amazing color pants!
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