Statement Bow

18 Mar

Bow Blouse with Leather Shorts

Maybe it’s just me, but I feel like I get to a point every winter where I’m cramming in all my favorite winter pieces that I didn’t get to wear much during those freezing cold days. It’s like painfully cold for at least two months, and nobody (at least me) has looking flawless at the top of their priority list. Cue a few days before spring officially starts, and I’m realizing I didn’t wear most of the outfits I had wanted to share on my blog this winter. Exhibit A: this Ann Taylor bow blouse.

I bought this blouse way back in November, with intentions of wearing it often on here. Many outfits have been planned in my head revolving around this top, because I can never say no to bows. I’m finally styling it for my blog, and today’s outfit shows a subtle sign that spring is near: shorts! Mixing edgy with feminine is something I’ve always liked to do, and I love how these pieces complement each other.

Ann Taylor Bow Blouse

Black Leather Shorts with Bow Blouse

On a side note, I did absolutely nothing fun for St. Patrick’s Day. I had an extra stressful day at work, forgot to wear any green and my favorite Kate Spade polkadot tights ripped from my thigh to my ankle. At first I felt like I was missing out by not celebrating, but once I got home from work and plopped myself on the couch, I was very happy with my decision. Sometimes the best way to celebrate a holiday is to not do anything at all.

Black Pussybow Blouse

Bow Blouse Ann Taylor

White Blouse with Black Bow

Ann Taylor Bow Blouse | Gianni Bini Leather Shorts (similar) | Vince Camuto Callea Heels (similar) | Kate Spade All Wrapped Up Bow Earrings

10 Responses to “Statement Bow”

  1. Preeti March 18, 2015 at 8:37 am #

    love the black and white!

    xoxo, Preeti
    http://www.ninesto5.com

  2. mauro March 18, 2015 at 9:13 am #

    Cute!

  3. FashionEdible March 18, 2015 at 10:17 am #

    I love that bow top! It’s so cute and hopefully you’ll have more chances to wear it! I can’t believe you’re in shorts already! There were a few people around us in flip-flops yesterday and I just couldn’t believe how warm it had gotten!

  4. V March 18, 2015 at 10:45 am #

    I really like that blouse! And I know what you mean. Once March rolls around, I’m ready to wear anything other than the arsenal of sweaters I’ve worn for 3 months straight

  5. ~ Carmen ~ March 18, 2015 at 6:07 pm #

    I love this look. It’s just so pretty & feminine. There’s something about an oversized bow that I can’t resist.

    :] // ▲ itsCarmen.com ▲

  6. sillycrazylove March 18, 2015 at 10:37 pm #

    Super cute outfit! ❤ the shoes goes perfectly with everything!

    http://www.sillycrazylove.com

  7. rachel March 19, 2015 at 9:23 am #

    Agree! Sometimes the best way to celebrate is on the couch with a glass of wine.

  8. alissa March 19, 2015 at 9:42 am #

    Get it girl! You have divine legs so you show them off!

  9. Color Me Courtney March 21, 2015 at 4:09 pm #

    How cute are you! This look is just darling on you!!

    XO Courtney
    http://www.colormecourtney.com

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