It's Gettin' Hot In Here

July 20, 2011





top- JC Penney
chinos- New York & Company
 jewelry- Ettika, David Yurman
Shoes: Michael Antonio

At my current internship, there are times where I may have to be outside for 3+ hours. And unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know it is abnormally hot in the South this summer, especially in Texas. Luckily, I was forewarned that I’d be outside for a lot of the day today, so I decided to put together a light (but still business professional) look. This is sometimes a challenge for me. My range of appropriate work clothing is wide, but what I consider “light and airy” is a pair of cut off shorts and a flowy top with wedges. Not exactly something I could waltz through my office sporting. Yes, I could have chosen a dress and been done with it, but for some reason I’m always drawn to the styling of multiple pieces. Don’t get me wrong- there are definitely times when a throw on dress is necessary, but for day-to-day dressing, I live for the challenge of pairing pieces. That could be because of my love of trying a zillion things on to find the perfect pairing… (is it me or is this when you re-discover the BEST things you forgot you owned?)

Anyway, I came up with the pairing of my new New York & Company chinos (that are light, I  must mention) and a ruffle-y green top from JC Penney. These sandals I’m wearing are surprisingly super comfortable, too. In the end, I successfully made it through my hot day. I can’t say the same for my make-up, I’m afraid. But that is a whole different story.

Have a fashionable day.

Xo, Devon  

12 comments:

  1. Love that top, it is such a gorgeous color on you!

    GTBB,
    http://www.badjoan.com
    http://www.badjoan.blogspot.com

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  2. And you look totally hot in that look! Love the blouse, yellow is such an eye catching color!
    xx,K.

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  3. Nice chic outfit, Dev! Love you in yellow AND love your hair with nice body. fullness, and waves! :)

    P.S. LOVE those shoes!

    xx
    Jen

    http://belledecouture.com

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  4. This is such a darling outfit, love the look!

    *following your blog*

    Eda ♥

    www.candyflosscurlscupcakesandcouture.blogspot.com

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  5. Wow loving the color of your top! Trendy and still professional look..love it! I would definitely wear this at work!

    XOXO
    Shels
    http://followyourbliss4ever.blogspot.com

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  6. such a cute outfit! I love the pop of color with the shirt!

    love from San Francisco,
    Britt+Whit

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  7. Your hair is beautiful here! I love the volume. The outfit is great as well... I've always loved the gray/yellow color combination, especially for work.

    http://www.stylish3.com/marylane

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  8. Loving the colour combination, totally unexpected!

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  9. This outfit is so simple - I love it! Your top is gorgeous, the color is perfect for the summer :)
    http://cupcakesandtreacle.blogspot.com/

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  10. that color looks amazing on you! i received the pants and love them! thanks again. working on putting a post together soon...i'll keep you updated!


    X

    hannah
    http://www.thefashionhash.com/

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  11. Beautiful outfit! I completely love your blouse and pants, and the colors are amazing together! Love your blog and now following! Maybe you'll have time to visit my blog:)

    Kisses,
    Annabelle
    http://vivaluxury.blogspot.com

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  12. I ADORE yellow and grey together...love love love this outfit. So simple yet the color pairing makes it unique and chic!
    C

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