Polka Dottie

date 08-24-2011
outfit
blazer: Nordstrom Rack
blouse: H&M
shorts: Old Navy
booties: DSW

I just purchased this blouse from H&M, and there was some trepidation at first due to all the volume. Which I often find makes me look hippy-er than I am, but the sheerness of the fabric along with a contrasting cami underneath helps to show off my shape (thanks for the tip mom!). I am really excited to style this top tucked into everything!

Short suits are in style this fall and this was my take on the look. I found that a cheap way to stay on-trend is to pair a blazer and shorts that you already own in dark solids. No one has to know that you bought them from different places!

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2 thoughts on “Polka Dottie

  1. Breckenridge Clare says:

    First of all, I love your top! 🙂 This outfit is perf!

    I’m a richmond blogger too, and would LOVE to be able to meet some others around here, first year at VCU.

    check out my blog!

    http://www.breckenridgeclare.com

    love always,
    Breckenridge Clare

    • Carissa says:

      Thanks so much for the kind words!

      I love your blog! I wish I’d started style blogging in college, my photos would have been much less unfortunate. If you’re serious about meeting, drop me a line.

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