A Most Favorite Color Scheme by Kristine

Friday, January 27, 2012
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scarf from Japan; Tulle blouse; Urban Outfitters jeans (similar); Seychelles shoes (similar)

I love color. Every now and then, I try to do the chic dark-neutrals look...and I like how easy it is to look put together in those colors...but it just feels wrong to me. I need color in my outfit to make me feel bright and happy! 

This outfit has one of my favorite color schemes in it:  purple and red. Occasionally, I go crazy with colorblocking, but I decided to separate the two colors with jeans for a more subdued look. These red heels have been with me for the past few years or so; somehow they add a fun pop of color to almost every outfit. I think every girl should have a pair of red or red-orange shoes to spice up any blah outfit! The head scarf was added for a bit of an unexpected color. I always think it's interesting to add an element that doesn't quite match... (But then again, sometimes I remind myself of that crazy art teacher we all probably had in elementary school...)

11 comments :

  1. Jolene Carrillo-AllenJanuary 27, 2012 at 6:58 AM

    A very nice streamlined look!  Love those bright shoes!

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  2. LOVE the floral headband with the purple top and coral shoes. Great combo!

    http://fashionistanygirl.blogspot.com 

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  3. I am a huge fan of pink/purple and red too!!!

    http://www.mythriftychic.com/

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  4. I totally know how you feel!  Since moving to NYC, I've tried to dress more chic and neutral and it makes me not as happy.  I'm all about color!  Love the purple + orange combo! 

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  5. Supa cute! I still love those shoes. I saw a gold pair on Smashion that I'm itching to get!

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  6. Love this look! Super cute!

    xo Jennifer

    http://seekingstyleblog.wordpress.com

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  7. Love the "not quite matching!" it looks fabulous :)

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  8. Love this! My blog post today also features my two favourite colours: purple and red: www.natashafatah.blogspot.com

    xoxo
    Natasha

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  9. Great idea to separate the brights. I think I need a pair of red shoes now ... :)

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  10. I love that purple blouse!  And I love little pops of color...cause I am not brave enough to do big splashes of bright color, but I am working on it.
    Modern Modest Beauty

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  11. I just love that your style is so daring! Whenever I see your outfits Im always like, why didn't I think of that??
    So cute!!
    Kirsten
    travandkirk.blogspot.com

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