Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Pattern Mixing - Stripes and Argyle

"Thank you, me!"
Princess Sparkles really appreciates herself.
Especially when she makes chocolate banana pudding.
At least she's polite.

STRIPED HIGH-LOW SKIRT - Target, $7.50
CREAM FLOWER SHIRT - CaBi
ARGYLE CARDIGAN - Old Navy, $15
WEDGES - Payless, $20


I have a new obsession... high-low skirts (I know, I have a lot of obsessions).  Not only are they comfortable, but work well with my nursing tanks and cardigans.  I bought this striped one on clearance from target.com for $7.50!  I thought I'd try "pattern mixing" so I wore it with the argyle cardigan.  The purse is my sister's LV knock off.  But Polka Dots wasn't using it so she lent it to me.

Princess Sparkles eats the dessert she made for everyone.
"Thank you, me!"

I recently ordered three high-low skirts from target.com, this striped one, an ikat one and a coral one.  I figured I'd just keep the one I liked best.  I ended up liking them all... a lot.  So I'm keeping them.  "Thank you, me!!!"


40 comments:

Teddi said...

princess sparkles' pudding looks tasty. claire, i like your pattern mixing nautical vibe outfit too! :) looking forward to how you style your new skirts.

two birds said...

$7.50? i would keep them all, too!!

Frannie Pantz said...

LOL! Well played on both you and Princess Sparkles' self gratification! I LOVE high low skirts and this striped one is so fun! It will be great to remix! I can't wait to see the rest and to go to Target to see if I can snag one too. ;-)

The Suburb Experiment said...

That is too funny. I think I might have to try that one out when I make something especially delicious. Or buy something extra flattering. :)

Jenn
The Suburb Experiment

Melissa said...

I love that skirt! Now I have to go look for some... :)

rlutz said...

I just ordered the coral skirt and I can not wait to get it!! Love how you paired the stripes with the argyle!!

Rebecca said...

Those thick stripes are cute!

christa said...

i loooove this skirt! i too am getting obsessed with the hi-low skirts. i will now be heading over to the target site. my husband doesn't thank you. ;)

Amy Fashion Blog said...

such a cute skirt

April said...

Wow, what an awesome price for those skirts! And I love the asymmetrical cut. This is a really cute outfit and you are really cute, too!

Gracey at Fashion for Giants said...

Ooh, it comes in ikat? I might just have to get me one. And then I can say "Thank you, me" to myself!

Nia Langley said...

That skirt is so cute! Your daughter is adorable as well.

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Megan, The Frugalista Diaries said...

love that skirt!

Lei said...

I think it's great to thank yourself once in a while! :)

I love this outfit, especially the skirt and the shoes! High-low skirts are pretty cool. :)

Shea said...

That is such a fun skirt--I love the stripes and the funky hemline! I haven't tried this style yet, but I think I need to!

Vang said...

What a great skirt! I have been obsessed with the hi-lo skirt too, but haven't found one I like yet. Perhaps I'll have to visit my local Target.

Vang :)

Keely said...

Fantastic skirt! So fun!

Shannon Olson said...

I love the combination of patterns and that desert looks really good!

Mimi said...

i love the nautical feel of your skirt! and i love your bag too! :)

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Mrs. J said...

You look great and pattern mixing is so much fun. I haven't found anything good in target lately. Going check tomorrow! :)

Wynne Prasetyo said...

nice, the skirt is so lovely !



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trishie said...

Love that skirt!

Maiken said...

I would also like to have a skirt like that, so you definitely did the right thing when keeping them all, hehe ;) and you look absolutely great!

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my thrifty closet said...

haha...sparkles looks like she is really enjoying the dessert! Great pattern mixing by the way. Your wardrobe is just amazing, you have great pieces at amazing prices. And you sure know how to put them nicely together. I love the skirt by the way, the dipped hem is lovely.

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Kashaya said...

Cute outfit, I really like your skirt.

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Jess said...

Oh my goodness, that skirt! Those shoes! OK, to be honest I have been trying to figure out the "mullet skirt" movement for awhile, but that one from target is adorable! Maybe it's my obsession with stripes?

Bonnie said...

My inner prep loves argyle. In the fall, I routinely rock argyle socks with some kind of edgy outfit for a "unique" look. Well, some call it unique. I think they mean weird.

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Baby Budget Blog said...

I CAN NOT believe that skirt was $7.50! LOVE it so much!! The bold stripes, the breezy fabric!! Awesomeness!

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Maria at inredningsvis.se said...

GREAT PICS:) I thank you for sweet words on my blog and I hope you come back soon for more swedish inspiration:)
I wish you a awsome weekend

LOVE Maria

xoxo Kellz* said...

great skirt my dear:)

Haylee Mae said...

I love this. Love the high-low skirt.


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Haylee

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Dear Girl Wallflower said...

Hi Claire, I was lost for almost 4 months and for some reason before, i could never post a comment in your blog...idk why...but this time i will try again, I think that skirt has a term, "Mullet". You look fab as always.

ROMA AGSALUD said...

Haha. Thank you, you indeed! I'm loving those high-low skirts on you! :)

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Terri said...

I love that last picture of Princess Sparkles indulging!

Kim said...

I love the skirt!

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Megan Mae said...

I was so-so on the hi-lo looks, but now, obsessed! How cute is that skirt. Lol chocolate banana pudding sounds incredibly delicious.

D said...

Love your look! Lucky for you
Polka Dots is so generous. Princess Sparkles looks like a little lady with her pearls and bolero top. They grow up so fast!

Nnenna said...

I love this striped high-low skirt on you! And at $7.50, it was such a steal! :)

BonBon Rose Girls Kristin said...

That skirt is super cute!