Pastels in the Winter

Sunday, December 16, 2012

Oh my, it's Monday again. This has been a rough weekend for me. First Friday's event really broke my heart, as it did the rest of the world. Then, I came down with the stomach flu on Sunday, so blogging wasn't my first priority. I still have a heavy heart today, but I trust our nation will rebound and show the strength and support we have in past tragedies. I am also looking forward to going back to my hometown sometime this week to start Christmas festivities. I haven't seen my brother and sister for over a month, and my sister is pretty furious with me!

Moving on to my little outfit today, I found these mint jeans a few weeks ago and I don't have the patience to wait for Spring to wear them! Since our seasons blur together in LA, it's not a huge fashion sin to wear pastels in the winter, especially this trend cycle. These pastel jeans made their presence known last spring, and they will be back in 2013, so don't toss yours out just yet!

Total Outfit Cost:$29.97
Estimated Retail: $105.78

brand:Charlotte Russe
purchase price: $12.99
purchased from: Charlotte Russe
estimated retail:$12.99

purchase price: $3.00
purchased from: Plato's Closet
estimated retail: $10.00

brand: Mossimo
purchase price: $7.99
purchased from:The Goodwill
estimated retail: $22.99

brand: Forever 21
purchase price: $5.99
purchased from: The Goodwill
estimated retail: $19.80

brand: Qupid
purchase price: c/o South Bay Galleria
purchased from: Love D
estimated retail: $40.00

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Rebecca S. said...

I love the pastel. I'm all about color in the winter, I wore my mustard denim pants to a holiday party this weekend. We make our own rules :)

Ashley said...

Love the mint jeans with the blue stripes. So, so cute!

Niki {Glossy Blonde} said...

I love the grey against the mint! This is a fabulous color combination!

Unknown said...

I love it. And that necklace color is perfect with the jeans. You look rockin' in pastels in winter!

Happy Monday!
Understated Classics

Emily Devine said...

Love the mint jeans with the grey pumps! So cute. And I've totally worn my mint jeans this fall:)

Rachel said...

New follower! Found your blog through the blog hop, can't wait to get to know you more :)

Priscila@mommode said...

I love all the pastels! Coming from #yolomondays

Natalina said...

Love these colors and this outfit!
I'm a new follower on GFC, can't wait to read more of you :) Hope to hear form you too :)

Ashley said...

Ahhh, I love this outift! I also can appreciate a good bargain-shopper! Can't wait to read on-- new follower from the hop!

Shabby, Chic, & Cheap said...

Love this outfit! And your positive outlook on the nation rebounding!

CC said...

Love your minty look! Hope you feel better soon. :)

Sarah Hulbert Style said...

I love pastels in the winter! I think it's so feminine and romantic. I love those shoes too, Tori!!! ~Sarah

Kristin Dawn said...

Hey, new follower from the GFC blog hop. I love those jeans! The colour is amazing. :)


Stefanie said...

LOVE the shoes. I also love how show people how to save money on their outfits.

Katherine said...

I love that necklace and all the pretty pastels in your outfit!

<3 katherine
of corgis and cocktails

Anonymous said...

Blog hopping - love the outfit esp the necklace - waiting until after the holidays to make a purchase (lol)

Anonymous said...

Hi! I am so glad that I found your blog! I am your newest follower and was kinda maybe sorta hopin' that you would hop on by and follow back!


The Key To Chic said...

Tori, I hope you are feeling much better! I adore the combo of mint and blue together. Pastels for fall and winter get my vote! Got any plans for New Year's?

Nikki said...

Pastels during winter are BRILLS! :) You look super cutesy! I have a giveaway running right now & would love for you to enter it!
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