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August 23, 2012

 Shoppalu pieces: heels (c/o), silk blouse (sold out but similar pieces on sale at STYLE/STALK!)

Other pieces: vintage denim shorts and bag

Poshlocket pieces: Maci Silver Scratch Drop earrings ($24 US), Acadia Greaves ring ($25 US)
This is the second to last out of my lookbook posts! This orange silk top from Shoppalu (which was on sale at STYLE/STALK but appears to be sold out – don’t worry though, tons of other great blouses still on sale!) was such a perfect piece for the point in the summer that I shot it. It had been absolutely steamy hot outside and every day was basically a challenge to figure out how to dress in a way that wouldn’t melt you down by noon. This top’s light weave and punchy colour made it perfect for that. I’ve always been someone who prefers heat over cold, but I think I really acclimatized to the ridiculous summer heat here way too much because since it’s started cooling down, I find I wake up in the middle of the night shaking almost every other night (and then I throw a cashmere sweater on). Freakyyyy.
Also wearing these two sleek and modern pieces from my Poshlocket lookbook – the lovely Sarah of Lipstick and Ruffles (who was a guest blogger here while I was away in Maui!) is their next lookbook star, so be sure to check it out!
Hope you all have a happy Thursday!

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28 Comments

  • Reply Katie- Hems for Her August 23, 2012 at 1:44 pm

    I love that top. That's a great color on you! Definitely punchy 🙂

  • Reply pretty little things August 23, 2012 at 2:26 pm

    that color is really pretty on you! xo

    http://allthingsprettyandlittle.blogspot.com/

  • Reply Neris / Fashion Fractions August 23, 2012 at 2:37 pm

    stunning look! orange looks great on you!

    xoxo,

    Fashion Fractions

  • Reply Gabriele August 23, 2012 at 2:52 pm

    That coral top is so so pretty, I love it!! 🙂

    xx
    http://totallyvogue.blogspot.com

  • Reply Petra August 23, 2012 at 3:09 pm

    pretty top with the lace.
    xo, Petra

    http://www.sweetsoflife86.blospot.com

  • Reply shopandtwirl.com August 23, 2012 at 3:25 pm

    I love the lace on that top and the color is so pretty!

  • Reply Courtney Erin August 23, 2012 at 3:26 pm

    I'm so sad that blouse is sold out – it's so pretty!

    Courtney ~ http://sartorialsidelines.com

  • Reply Erin August 23, 2012 at 4:06 pm

    I love the shade of orange on you! And the lace detail in the top is so pretty!

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

  • Reply Cee August 23, 2012 at 4:17 pm

    What a gorgeous colour, pally! It looks lovely on you but I can absolutely promise that I will never features something similar no my blog. It takes a brave, brave woman to rock that shade of orange but you do it with style. Miss you!
    xox,
    Cee

  • Reply Kacie August 23, 2012 at 5:26 pm

    That top is such a pretty color! It looks great on you!

    http://www.daisyraeboutique.com
    http://www.kacieskloset.blogspot.com

  • Reply sweet harvest moon August 23, 2012 at 5:48 pm

    Orange looks great on you!

  • Reply alison*elle August 23, 2012 at 6:07 pm

    Love this, Alex! That shade of orange is just perfect.

    xo, alison*elle

  • Reply Jessica Gitler August 23, 2012 at 6:42 pm

    such a great color and the sheerness of the blouse is great too!
    Jess
    JESS CAUSE BLOG

  • Reply jess August 23, 2012 at 8:23 pm

    I love the ring.

  • Reply Shannon August 23, 2012 at 9:01 pm

    Orange is your color! YOu look amazing!

    http://shannonhearts.blogspot.com/

  • Reply Mehak August 23, 2012 at 9:26 pm

    M loving the top.. Such a perfect color on u!!

    Love
    Mehak
    http://Www.thedoublemlife.blogspot.com

  • Reply Naomi at The Occasional Indulgence August 23, 2012 at 10:29 pm

    That top is like a sunset! So pretty!

    http://theoccasionalindulgence.blogspot.com

  • Reply jules August 24, 2012 at 12:21 am

    this colour is perfect for summer! you look lovely 🙂

    xo julesinflats.com

  • Reply Just Another Shopaholic August 24, 2012 at 1:44 am

    Such a pretty top.

  • Reply Gillian @ Money After Graduation August 24, 2012 at 6:19 pm

    Love the colour, and the hair and makeup is perfect for summer!

  • Reply TheUrbanUmbrella August 24, 2012 at 8:45 pm

    Wow you look beautiful! Gorgeous top <3 Love the summery hair and make up too – really beautiful.

    xoxo Bree
    The Urban Umbrella

    http://www.theurbanumbrella.com/

  • Reply Fashion Tales August 25, 2012 at 5:16 pm

    What a charming outfit, I love the colour of your blouse. Great sleeve detail, it really looks like one piece. -xx Have a great weekend. /Madison

  • Reply Marisa August 26, 2012 at 4:21 am

    The blouse is gorgeous, I'm sad it's sold out! The sherbet orange hue with the embroidered hem is so lovely. I really enjoyed all your lookbooks!

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

  • Reply Midwest Muse August 26, 2012 at 5:20 pm

    This top is so pretty on you!

  • Reply The Key To Chic August 27, 2012 at 4:23 am

    That color is so amazing on you! And your hair looks phenomenal, especially in the first photo. Do share your hair secrets!

  • Reply Courtney Starr August 27, 2012 at 12:55 pm

    I love this color on you! You look gorgeous!

    girlavantgarde.com

  • Reply thefortyexpress August 27, 2012 at 1:32 pm

    Very "Hot Donna" from That 70's Show

  • Reply Leonie August 27, 2012 at 4:21 pm

    This peachy orange color looks stunning on you – you should wear more pieces like that! Hope you're having a good time at the cabin with the fam and Bailey 🙂 We should definitely meet up when you're back!

    xo Leonie

    http://www.thesignaturebow.com/

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