Neon Investments by Melissa

Saturday, March 24, 2012
J.Crew blouse (similar); Victoria's Secret skirt; Marshall's booties (similar); necklace with charms (similar); Coach purse (similar)
If you're tired of slits up the back of your pencil skirt, try some pleats!
My shoes were a Christmas present that I am currently obsessed with. I love my heels, but my wedges just might become first...
I hardly wear necklaces, but I have collected quite a few over the years, so I tried to maximize all the charms I don't wear on one chain. I think I kinda like it. Maybe I will start wearing necklaces....maybe.
So I totally agree with Shannon in her post on making an investment in clothes. There aren’t many that are worth the price tag - especially when the turn-over in fashion is SO fast now. Neons are one of those I think is going to fade fast, but I love them! So, I invested in neon.

I love my new silk, neon pink blouse from J.Crew. I have never had a more perfect fit with a button-down. I am SO long waisted that the majority of button-downs I try on all stop too short and the waist sits where my rib cage is. This problem has been hidden with high-waisted pencil skirts and sweaters. But, with this blouse I can feel the freedom of shirt tails flying free. (Dramatic? Maybe, but wouldn't I be when I've spent most of my life searching for a button-up that isn't too short?) Price tag totally worth it. I would buy this blouse in every color. With such a bright color, I got nervous and kept everything neutral. So, what do you think? Are neons going to stick around?

9 comments :

  1. I really really need that jcrew top! It looks so good and its the perfect shade of pink!!

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  2. I know it's supposed to be about that beautiful blouse, but I love those booties and that skirt. Very nice pieces.

    xoxo
    www.natashafatah.blogspot.com

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  3. SOOOO loving that neon top. I'm such a sucker for neon pieces!

    http://fashionistanygirl.blogspot.com/

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  4. The shirt is fantastic! Looks great on you! What is even more fantastic about this outfit is that gorgeous skirt!

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  5. Neon suits you amazingly!
    http://haderablog.blogspot.co.uk/ 

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  6. wedges are the best! so much easier than most heels- and those are lovely.
    Marie @ 
    Lemondrop ViNtAge 

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  7. i am wearing neon yellow with a cute khaki trench vest from old navy clearance.  i don't care if it stays around or not.  neon probably won't stick around, but they always come back.  they are fun.

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  8. LOVE the neon pink with the neutrals! That shirt is bomb.

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  9. loving the neon with the neutral!

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