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Stripes & Florals

I've mentioned before that I greatly enjoy fashion and stalking daily outfit blogs. But with three small kids, a husband, and an old house, I don't have the time or energy to do my own daily posts - I do weekly summaries on Saturdays instead.  This has been a nice compromise for me and my family. However when I saw that Elaine's fashion-rule-to-break this week was mixing patterns, specifically stripes and florals, I decided to bend my own rule a little bit so I could participate.  Stripes and flowers have become one of my favorite combinations.  I first saw the mix on my uber fashionable friend/sister-in-law Heather and loved it, but wasn't sure I could pull it off. Once I worked up the nerve to try, I haven't stopped.  I actually think I'm probably a little obsessed - I wear this combination almost weekly.  This is one of my favorites:

Earrings: Target, Shirt: Target, Belt: From Anthropologie Dress,  Skirt: Anthropologie, Shoes: Florentine
If you are interested in seeing some of the other ways I've mixed stripes and florals feel free to click here.

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