Concrete Catwalk // Maxi in the Morning

July 11, 2012

G and I took these photos one morning last week on our way to work, and I love the soft light that such a different time of day provided us.  Keep reading for more photos, outfit details + a blast from the past… all included below!

My casual morning of appointments had me dressed a little more laid-back than I typically am, and I especially remember thinking that it was quite a change from the last time I wore this vintage maxi styled up for a wintry evening.

Which season do you like best: then for Winter or here for Summer?

Top to Bottom:
Earrings – Early Jewelry
Sunnies – c/o Ann Taylor (similar)
My favorite white tank – Gap
Denim jacket – Thrifted, DIY bleach by me (similar – only $34!)
Green & teal bracelets – c/o Ann Taylor 
Travel coffee mugAmazon
Handbag – Chloe Marcie Hobo via Bag, Borrow or Steal
Skirt – Vintage, Thrifted (similar)
Belt – Vintage, Thrifted (similar)
Sandals – c/o Miss Trish

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21 Comments

  • Reply Sallytangle July 11, 2012 at 12:01 pm

    Lovely lovely print and the little white vest is perfect too xxxx

  • Reply Melody July 11, 2012 at 12:33 pm

    It doesn’t even look like the same maxi to me! You look great in both outfits, but I have more of a laid back style so I am in love with this summer look!

  • Reply Kimberly July 11, 2012 at 12:40 pm

    Love that rope belt and the fun print of that maxi…such a great casual summer look!

    http://www.pennypincherfashion.com

  • Reply Linda July 11, 2012 at 1:04 pm

    What a beautiful skirt! You’re right– the morning light looks fantastic.

    I have a rope belt that I thrifted, too. They are my absolute favorite thing to find! My mom used to work for a belt designer in the 80’s, but she only kept two pieces for me. I wish I had more.

    Have a great day Jessie! xo

    • Reply Jessie Artigue July 13, 2012 at 7:51 pm

      Oh man, that’s awesome, Linda! I bet they’re total GEMS! :)

  • Reply Samantha Tananbaum July 11, 2012 at 1:26 pm

    Love how you paired a simple white tank with a vibrant skirt! It’s casual, yet chic!

    xo
    Sam
    Le Petite Pear

  • Reply jenn~the stylish housewife July 11, 2012 at 2:10 pm

    YAY! i am wearing a paisley skirt today too…although i think i want yours instead! what a great find!!! and i have the same coffee mug…ha ha! i use it EVERY day. =)

    xoxo, jenn
    the stylish housewife

  • Reply Consider Me Lovely July 11, 2012 at 2:23 pm

    That skirt is too lovely!!

  • Reply Andrea Fernandez Concha July 11, 2012 at 2:49 pm

    Loooove this outfit!!

    http://andreafcn.blogspot.com/

  • Reply livefreeandfashionable July 11, 2012 at 2:49 pm

    Very boho chic! I love it!

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  • Reply hillarychristine July 11, 2012 at 3:57 pm

    This is my perfect summer outfit! You have styled the skirt in two completley different ways, but they both look great.

    http://hillarychristine.wordpress.com

  • Reply Natasha Fatah July 11, 2012 at 5:28 pm

    Awesome skirt! And I especially love all the jewels on your wrists and your shoes. :)

    xoxo
    ~Natasha Fatah~
    ~Natasha Fatah~

  • Reply Kristin and Lindsay: Passport To Style July 11, 2012 at 5:30 pm

    LOVE this skirt!!

    -Passport to Style Team

  • Reply MizzBerlyn July 11, 2012 at 9:37 pm

    Love how this is casual but can always dress it up. Looks lovely on you :)

  • Reply ellen. July 11, 2012 at 10:04 pm

    so pretty!

  • Reply Berty Morales July 12, 2012 at 3:05 am

    You look fabulous and what a great skirt….Very inspirational outfit…xoxoxoxo

  • Reply Sara B July 12, 2012 at 4:59 am

    love love love that skirt and this outfit! and give me your hairrrrrr please!!!

  • Reply Sense and Sequins July 12, 2012 at 7:40 pm

    Great skirt! You are adorable! http://www.senseandsequins.com

  • Reply Style My Way July 12, 2012 at 8:49 pm

    I love the summer look! You look so comfortable and chic! Definitely my favorite!!
    http://akstylemyway.blogspot.com/

  • Reply Large Cup Bras July 24, 2012 at 5:07 am

    My best season is of course summer as I can wear which ever dress I feel like. During winter we are stuck with loads and loads of layers but all so dull. I can’t tell you how much I liked your floral skirt. I think the white top has helped in accentuating the beauty of the skirt. I think it would look without the denim jacket. I checked the site you provided for maxi skirt. But I think the one you are wearing is more stylish. Your earring is just ok but the bangles are really cool and it goes well with the skirt. Altogether you look really stylish and chic.

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