Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Green Acres

I saw this look in Lucky Mag~a fur stole with plaid shirt, leggings, and fuzzy boots.  I said to myself, hmmmm, looks like something I'd like to try!

The fur was a hand-me-down from my grandmother.  In the past, I have worn it with jeans or over a dress.  What I like more about this look is it is even MORE casual with the plaid shirt.

I  layered with my trusty sweat shirt vest, as when the weather warmed I would need another option.

I picked up the plaid tunic after a relatively long search--I had trouble finding one that was long enough.  It has great detail of small studs and pleating on the bodice.  The material is the perfect weight; it flows nicely over leggings.

But all day long I was singing to myselfGreen Acres is the place to be......Serene, cue the music please!

fur~given
plaid tunic~Calvin Klein, Nordstrom Rack



Thrifted~they look like little surf boards!!!
 Have I made Zsa Zsa proud?

10 comments:

  1. Zsa Zsa is LOVIN' you right now! LOL Too cute! I really do like taking something seemingly formal and mixing it up with something very casual. The dichotomy makes for great style! What a gorgeous fur! And your little thrifted earrings are so cute. I'm feelin' this look on you.....it works! I think the leggings tucked into the boots would be fabulous too.

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  2. Whoa! excellent photographs (or maybe everything looks better on this large screen computer at work!). What an unexpected combination--the fur jacket is lovely all by itself and it works so nicely with the long tunic. Where did you finally find the tunic? I had flannel maternity smocks that I wore and wore until they completely fell apart.

    Thumbs up!

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  3. I totally agree that you have made ZsaZsa proud!

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  4. I love the plaid and fur combo! What a good interpretation! I wish I could find a faux fur vest that doesn't make me look like the fake animal that it for-pretend came from. So far the ones I've tried on have been more tres moose and not enough tres chic. Your vest, and you in it, look fantastic!

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  5. As my secret boyfriend, Tim Gunn, ould say: that's a lot of look....but you pull it off pretty well. I never would have even tried it. And I love the plaid tunic.

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  6. Serene~I love the mash up look too! I will be hauling out the boots with it also--
    Terri~I got the Tunic at Nordstrom Rack. I was hoping I could find a flannel one~
    Thanks Rose
    Vanessa~I thought the plaid and the fur was very unexpected also and its given me a little more mileage out of the fur...and I haven't found a faux vest yet I like either--they are all too puffy or something!
    Still--he's MY boyfriend!!!
    Lisa~me too!

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  7. Your vintage fur jacket is beautiful :)

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  8. I like this outfit! So cool..

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  9. Thanks designedbyname~ I checked out your site also--looks pretty cool too!

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