"" FutureLint (I have nothing to wear!): Black and tan... and brown

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Black and tan... and brown

When I thrifted this sweater, I immediately knew I wanted to wear it with this dress and really hoped they would look as good together in real life as they did in my mind...
Glasses - Prada
Cardigan - thrifted Liz Claiborne
Dress - Rodarte for Target 
Tights - TJ Maxx
Shoes - Zigi Soho (DSW clearance)

Some pattern mixing detail and my $10 clogs (they were on super-clearance and I had a $20 off coupon!) The sweater is dark brown and tan and the dress is black and tan, the tights are dark brown and the shoes are black, FYI.

I had a relaxing day off yesterday, I spent most of it cleaning and organizing and I always feel much better after a good sprucing up... I also stopped by an Arc's Value Village since it was 50% off day (which was where I found today's cardigan, some vintage Pyrex bowls, and an original 1976 printing of...
for eighty cents! Shel Silverstein is the cutest!

Psst... everything in my etsy is still 25% off until Friday, so tell your friends, your readers, and your mama. Just follow the instructions at the end of this post! And thanks to everyone who's browsed and ordered, I'm slowly inching closer to a new Macbook!

11 comments:

CAITLIN said...

i love this!! the black and brown and all of the wild patterns but still similar enough to look impeccably coordinated :) well played.

also, i totally had that edition of the missing piece when i was a kid. i am totally going to make my children read those books--no "hannah montana bats her underage eyelashes" for them!

Alison said...

Oh, this is a great mix of neutrals and pattern. I really like them together and those clogs are really cute. Great finds!

Work With What You've Got said...

I totally gasped OUT LOUD and not just in my head at the sweater. AMAZING. And I love how you styled it.

Rebecca said...

I think the dress and sweater look amazing together. What a great outfit choice.

Allison said...

Awesome sweater!! I like how you've layered it up with a printed dress. Also, great way to wear clogs :)

Jeanne Kiur said...

I love this cardigan!

brittney said...

totally digging that sweater. the pattern's awesome. and i especially like everything paired with your clogs. i just accidentally typed "clots." wow. that would've been quite the typo. ANYways. great look.
-brittney
http://adayinlifetoo.blogspot.com
p.s. 85 cents? sweet! speaking of money in the centage-form, check out today's post on my blog. it's...bizarre.

brittney said...

i meant 80 cents. not 85. okay. i'm dont here.
-brittney

heidiluxe said...

great mix. but what i really want to know is how you walk with tights and backless clogs. i've never mastered that art.

Between Laundry Days said...

Yay for good ol' Shel, and YAY for black and brown and tan and awesome!

wardrobeexperience said...

i love this long knit cardi... beautiful patterns!

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