Concrete Catwalk // Poppy

April 24, 2012

Doesn’t this skirt look a little like a bright pink poppy turned upside down?  The pleated waistband, full skirt and punchy color were all instant bonuses for me when I picked this item to style from the Delightful Dozen… I’ve been wanting to wear it for so long, and we’ve finally had a few days where it has been warm enough for bare legs here in NYC. (Happy dance!)

Because the skirt is so sugary sweet, I wanted to pair it with some unexpected extras, so I went with a sporty t-shirt from the little boys section at TJ Maxx, some patent wingtips and a tucked-under faux-bob instead of my usual long curls.

Top to Bottom:
Necklaces (in order) – Bauble Bar, J. Crew & Clyde’s Rebirth
T-shirt – TJ Maxx (similar)
Cardigan – J. Crew (similar)
Belt – J. Crew (similar)
Skirt – the Delightful Dozen, from Terra!
Nail polish – A Roll in the Hague, OPI
Handbag – Vintage, thrifted
Wingtips – Swapped from Yen!

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23 Comments

  • Reply Natasha Fatah April 24, 2012 at 1:24 pm

    You look so beautiful Jessie!
    xoxo
    ~Natasha Fatah~

  • Reply Sandy a la Mode April 24, 2012 at 1:26 pm

    awesome awesome outfit girl!!

  • Reply .Tinacious Me. April 24, 2012 at 1:26 pm

    super cute look! love the mix of colors & prints!
    http://www.Tinacious.Me

  • Reply Catherine @ Not Dressed As Lamb April 24, 2012 at 1:27 pm

    Olive and hot pink: gorgeous colours on you, Jessie! I love your quirky touches like the cool boots and detailing on the cardigan… not to mention the fabulous necklaces!! (is that a door hinge I spy? Genius!)

    Catherine x
    http://notdressedaslamb.com

    p.s. Jealous of your warm weather too, it’s so cold and wet in the UK :(

  • Reply ellen. April 24, 2012 at 1:32 pm

    Jessie- This skirt is so great- the color is so perfect! I love the olive cardigan paired- makes for a really unique color contrast. You are a such a creatI’ve dresser- everytime I stopped by I am filled with ideas and so excited to try new things. You are just so fun :)

    Thanks!
    Slidingdrawersblog.blogspot

  • Reply Greetings from Texas! April 24, 2012 at 3:31 pm

    Love it! Happy Dance indeed – make sure to photograph it next time though. =)

  • Reply Frannie Pantz April 24, 2012 at 3:36 pm

    That skirt is very sweet indeed! I love your pairing here Jessie! Just cute, cute, cute!

  • Reply Julie D. April 24, 2012 at 4:09 pm

    You almost had me fooled with that hairdo! For a second I really thought you cut your hair. I’ve tried doing the same to mine (to have a bob for a day), but could never get it to look so clean.

    Great outfit. I love those necklaces & shoes.

    <3 Hudson East
    hudsoneast.blogspot.com

  • Reply Jessica Gitler April 24, 2012 at 4:15 pm

    i love the skirt and the way you really let it shine!!
    jess
    JESS CAUSE BLOG

  • Reply Grace - Stripes and Sequins April 24, 2012 at 5:24 pm

    You’re adorable, Jessie! I love how you styled this skirt.

  • Reply Nuha April 24, 2012 at 6:34 pm

    that skirt is perfectly flirty and perfect for spring! and i love that bag too :-)

  • Reply Xenia Kuhn April 24, 2012 at 8:21 pm

    I love your cardigan…

    http://www.FaShionRoLLa.com

  • Reply NadineisthatU April 24, 2012 at 9:54 pm

    You are popping and buoyant, as well as armed and ready. Carry on.

  • Reply Audrey April 25, 2012 at 2:28 am

    adorable! Love the color of that skirt! http://www.casualglamorous.com

  • Reply Sara B April 25, 2012 at 3:40 am

    You look gorgeous!! That skirt is so fun.

  • Reply Becky April 25, 2012 at 4:17 am

    in new zealand and australia today it’s anzac day, sort of a remembrance day for the soldiers who died in WWI. everyone celebrates by wearing poppies, so quite fitting that you ended up looking like a poppy today! and you look gorgeous as always!
    becky.

  • Reply TiffanySquared April 25, 2012 at 4:43 am

    This entire outfit seems so true to your personality. Lolita love the pink and olive combination. Will be imitating soon :)
    http://TiffanySquared.com

  • Reply Ballet Pumps And Roses April 25, 2012 at 10:34 am

    I love your unique and beautiful style – this, I could never come up with – it looks amazing on you !

    Joanne

    http://www.balletpumpsandroses.com

    xx

  • Reply Window Shopper April 25, 2012 at 11:47 pm

    love love love your outfit! your style is beautiful!

    http://howtowindowshop.blogspot.com/

  • Reply Gloria Quiroga April 26, 2012 at 12:31 am

    OMG! that skirt!!! In love with your blog :)
    http://www.theguayabaproject.com/

  • Reply Annie April 26, 2012 at 10:51 am

    That pleated skirt is SO cute, and I love the way you styled it with the stripes and those awesome shoes! Very fabulous :)

    Annie
    The Other Side of Gray

  • Reply agi905 April 26, 2012 at 11:43 am

    love your hair! ;)

  • Reply Consider Me Lovely April 27, 2012 at 5:54 pm

    Aren’t you as cute as can be?! I love the olive paired with the poppy pink; oh and this shoes are fabulous!

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