new neutrals

2nd November, 2011
olive and khaki are the more casual alternative to my beloved black and white ~ and together they recently made for an effortless outfit comprised of all my new favorite pieces!let’s start with the hat, shall we? i bought it at victor osborne, when i was in the store pulling pieces for a shoot. i’m so excited that my hair’s gotten long enough to peek out from underneath hats just in time for fall, and this one’s been getting a ton of wear already.
THIS DRESS is another much-loved piece lately. actually, i’m surprised by just how much i’ve worn it in the short time we’ve been together. it worked with flat sandals for a night-out in puerto rico, then with black tights and a blazer for a birthday party back in new york. and of course, i also wore it with my favorite fall boots on the fine afternoon when these photos were taken!
THE JACKET was a gift from white + warren ~ which i was so grateful to receive, as i’d been on the hunt for a cold-weather workhorse to fill the roll in my wardrobe that THIS VEST played all summer. speaking of white + warren, don’t forget that today is the last day to enter the giveaway i’m hosting with them!! we’ll announce a winner tomorrow.

all in all, i felt like this ensemble encapsulated where my style is right now. it was tailored but relaxed, and layered but unfussy ~ just the way i like to feel!!{ victor osborne hat, elizabeth & james sunnies, gifted white + warren jacket, E1 london dress courtesy of modcloth, michael kors watch, gifted coach clutch, alexander wang boots }

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  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/01407388004234178957 Egle

    Gorgeous pictures. I love everything you're wearing and it looks great on you.
    http://b-anana.blogspot.com/

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/16470171035560521962 Aida

    Gorgeous pics! Just found your blog and I'm already a fan!

    http://placequotehere.blogspot.com

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/09739251167444138491 Fashion Agony

    Such a classic combo of a light dress and a utility jacket! Love it!

    xoxo
    Fashion Agony blog

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/10352641791804077372 MonochromeMagpie
  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/18063515804587512718 Mom Fashion World
  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/08380054259999317695 The New Girl In Town
  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/10147568168250249943 thestyleflux

    Absolutely love that dress!

    Kaye
    http://thestyleflux.blogspot.com

  • easy and chic

    I love your parka olive!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/02641524108306861481 FashionFlirt

    Such a great outfit, love it!

    xxx Jasmin

    http://fashionflirtblog.blogspot.com/

  • http://www.phoandchips.com Bridg

    love the outfit, the jacket & dress are amazing! :)

    B xx

    http://www.phoandchips.com

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/13857254148909718348 Kimberly

    This outfit is absolutely perfect and I love those booties!!

    http://www.pennypincherfashion.com

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/14227790770455857624 The Fancy Teacup

    I would be wearing that Modcloth dress all the time, too. So darling. And you look so cute with the hat!

    http://www.TheFancyTeacup.com

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/04833874587061441389 Lisa Griffin

    This looks like a different looks for you, maybe bc of the muted colors, but i love it! especially the hat so cute!
    http://www.indramaticfashion.com

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/12583159040350224082 lateybirdy

    you look so cute with that hat ):

    http://lateybirdy.blogspot.com

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/02048764982754112659 Sheree

    In love with that dress..love the detail!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/14629448138250654429 Beauty Fashion Lounge

    Love the coat.

  • http://www.closetcravings.com Closet Cravings

    I love the mix of the girly dress with the boyish olive jacket. The juxtaposition is great. =)
    Need it? Want it? Crave it? Satisfy Your Cravings For Celebrity Style and All Things Stylish and Sweet

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/17453698873216642004 Sparks In Spring

    I love the dress too! Such a pretty lilac color, looks amazing with the boots, which I adore as well. xx

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/16263377842988295961 ThE fAsHiOn WoRsHiPeR

    Love those boots & how you tyled this entire look doll, great colors :)

    XoXo-Kelli K
    http://thefashionworshiper.blogspot.com

  • http://thenauticalwheeler.wordpress.com/ thenauticalwheeler

    Such a great outfit. Love the boots too! ~jen

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/04153634333353091612 Hayley Bustos

    I love that green! U are adorable!!

    http://clutchingurchins.blogspot.com/

  • marysia reeves

    very pretty yet casual…love the dress!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/18200704591621471005 briannelee

    I love this look. The dress and jacket are perfect.

  • Gugu

    ciao bella! this combo is just perfect! Guenda http://guendastoptoptips.blogspot.com/

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/05226243830970581304 monkeyshines ♥

    adore those heels!

    Bises,
    monkeyshines
    http://monkeyshines-monkeyshines.blogspot.com/

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/15214368376224752480 Ophelia
  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/02149680025832574287 Laureen Gazio

    The jacket is beautiful, i love the color.
    Great pics.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/06863618481920796378 Meena

    LOVEEEEEEE the AW boots!!

    http://www.dashysassy.com

  • http://hauteeyes.com Caitlin

    Love this entire ensemble! Effortlessly chic! Dress is to die for!

    xo
    Caitlin
    http://hauteeyes.com

  • http://mar-adam.com Laura_Fash

    Oh I want that Modcloth dress but it's sold out in any size closer to mine!!
    XXX

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/12416638526098323399 FidoLand

    you look lovely as always :) love your style so much!! your dress,jacket and boots are so nice :)of course your hat also :)

    http://www.fido-land.blogspot.com

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/02743070799388126410 Giada

    Perfect! There's no need to argue!

    Giada

    http://giadascarnival.blogspot.com

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/03231787161844874561 Supal

    I do love the tailored but relaxed look! I've been sorta incorporating it into my wardrobe. That dress is gorgeous on you and is the perfect fit!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/02462505490121017707 Sarah Stright

    That dress is totally amazing.
    xo,
    Sarah
    http://comingunstitched.blogspot.com

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/11690806954307433224 relish

    love love love the jacket… I am looking for one too.
    nicely styled as usual
    xx

    http://relisherr.blogspot.com

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/04783823686564686418 Bri

    I like the contrast in the pieces you're wearing today, it looks great!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/18308083396588264606 Fashion Me Wild – Style Team

    That's a really pretty dress. You look great.

    Check out today's fall look:
    Look of the Day

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/04588215135554425458 CK

    I love the coat and shoes – gorgeous color combo all around!

    xx,
    http://www.empirestilettos.com

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/11273792815781471892 Sugar with Spikes
  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/16088784976290111386 hannahstiff

    That dress is 100% great!! XO

    real girl, real body fashion:
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  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/15376356878120105071 Gina Michele

    This outfit looks great on you! I love every piece!

    ♥ Gina Michele
    CrochetClouds.com

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/09606827280456842787 Audrey

    Perfect, lady like dress! Love how you paired it with that jacket! xo http://www.casualglamorous.com

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/15037990856185460889 Yuka
  • http://www.paperdolltheory.com kat @ paper doll theory

    so amazing! the trench is the perfect length with the dress. and those a.wang booties are gorgeous on you!
    love kat
    http://www.paperdolltheory.com

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/12692391820521018259 Emy

    You look absolutely gorgeous!! And you're right this outfit does say just that ;)
    xx
    Emy

    http://emykoster.com/

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/05303221459584381122 Tariro

    This whole outfit is perfect! That dress is gorgeous, I love your shoes, and that jacket is perfect!
    xo,
    http://peppermintandivy.blogspot.com/

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/13031252021001637647 SymbioticLife

    Is it wrong to fall in love with a dress? I really love the color and those details on it.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/05709497277293395814 thankfifi

    Perfect- khaki is one of my fav colours.x

  • http://www.mstwirlyskirts.com molliee

    this whole look is fab! Those shoes are stunning!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/11911346524189487467 Andrea

    great dress and boots!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/04369603803017556565 Clara_

    Love the boots! I had planned to buy them, but were sold out and could not ind them….

    http://blackplusblue.blogspot.com/

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/02802701415981466613 Berta

    I adore your jacket! =)

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/16552471224618674532 MIRIAM

    Great look and lovely dress! I like it! Compliments for your style! Maybe you’ll have time to visit my blog :)

    Kisses,
    Miriam
    Fashion Crazy Ball and My Facebook Page

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/02952740069158374584 Opposite lipstick
  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/06196150581187801328 Ambyr

    I adore your jacket. It is the perfect piece to dress up or down. Great color scheme too!

    xoxo
    http://www.thewrittenrunway.com

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/06406070562158062335 Styleclouds

    Beautiful dress and I love the combo with the jacket and hat! You look lovely! xo, Christina

    http://www.styleclouds.de

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/00922493231790791173 La Petite Olga

    This combination is gorgeous!!!

    xx Olga
    La Petite Olga

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/05359487128946293599 SAMANTHA

    umm PERFECT! that dress is so adorable.

    http://www.dragonnfruit.com

  • Anonymous

    So cute! Look great as always!

    P.S. Saw a photo of you on Stockholm Street Style today. Check it out! Loved the outfit btw

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/10522910296107667908 jesdiep

    beautiful!

  • http://girlwithcurves.tumblr.com Tanesha Awasthi

    Love your utility jacket- I wore one in my outfit post today as well! xo http://GirlWithCurves.tumblr.com

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/02116258930954122989 Polly

    You're right – definitely a more casual alternative to black and white, yet just as classic and chic! Love.
    x
    polway.blogspot.com

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/07617887318677859522 Camille Beaudet

    great pieces!

    http://www.ingenuestyle.com

    Camille

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/09183969777521030308 Daisy

    absolutely love that dress! & stunning as always!
    http://vivaladaisy.blogspot.com

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/13536448806577783664 Daywear Dilemmas

    Love the colours combo, so fab!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/09853814408617902006 Clara Turbay

    i like so much this outfit.
    Great post.

    i hope you can check out mine!

    http://paquetevistasbien.blogspot.com

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/15157331294725300872 jas

    great outfit! love the dress and love the shoes

    http://jas-tidbits.blogspot.com/

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/09547000869782448122 Anna M.

    Love that dress!

  • http://pinkmeup-pinkmeup.blogspot.com/ pink me up

    Military meets Girl next door Love it. One of my favorite contrats rough Army green jackets with girly dresses. Supper cute.

    xo
    Pînk me up

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/16395276744465242557 6 and 2 threes

    khaki and olive are my staples too. always an easy choice!
    http://www.6and2threes.blogspot.com

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/05273649464450287874 Luciana Martins

    You look great !

    xoxo

    lifestylebylu.blogspot.com

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/14654691178100203023 Roxanna

    Great mural, gorgeous raincoat and love the Alex Wang booties–keep doing what you do!

    http://www.dissectmystyle.com/

  • http://beautyaddicted.com/ Taa

    As Beautiful As always
    Chick :)

    http://beautyaddicted.com/

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/01790961449932166497 vanessa (the gal)

    i adore this outfit! what am i saying…. i love everything you wear! huge fan of your blog.

    xo, vanessa

    http://fashiongalfireman.blogspot.com/

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/04750934444442772717 Caitie

    love this simple look. those shoes… I die!

    xxx
    http://www.ladyalamode.com

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/17001349681130438309 TheCurvyModel

    That dress looks so good on you! Ugh, and styled perfectly. You rock lady.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/05506894375105873990 Svenja
  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/12347329353442093349 Michelle Lee

    love that jacket :)

    pinklemonincrystal.blogspot.com

  • Anonymous

    you have such an amazing style! I´m a big fan! keep going!
    xx

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  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/18396920936056597144 TheStylist LA

    Such a beautiful dress…and I love the contrast of the jacket you paired it with!

    TheStylist LA
    http://www.thestylistla.com

  • http://www.riamichelle.com Ria

    That dress is so cute, definitely would wear it over and over too.

  • http://thatsaprettyhat.blogspot.com/ Thatsaprettyhat

    Oh wow, now THIS is an amazing great hat. Full of awesomeness, and you wear it so well!