Monday, November 14, 2011

Leopard and snakeskin

I couldn't believe my eyes when I saw this brilliant blanket of yellow leaves along the sidewalk the other day! It may not have been the best backdrop against which to showcase this outfit, but I couldn't resist. I always find something to be giddy about in every season. Winter: snow! Spring: daffodils! Summer: heat! And in fall I love scenes like this, where the world looks like it's been showered in gold.

This outfit started with the shoes. Josh and I were walking past Urban Outfitters on Saturday and saw that they were having a 50% off sale items sale, so we went inside and I found these faux snakeskin loafers for only $10! When I got home I tried them out with a bunch of different outfits, and it was tricky at first to find anything besides jeans that went with them, but then I decided to just try the weirdest combination possible and put on my leopard pants, and I kind of liked the look! And yes, some people may think it's tacky to wear two animal prints together, but I would much rather be eclectic and adventurous than classy :)

Sweater: Target
Chambray shirt (under sweater): Sears
Pants: thrifted from Salvation Army
Shoes: Urban Outfitters
Hat: from my dad, from a hat shop in York, England
Earrings: church craft sale
Bracelets: H&M, In Pink


  1. These yellow leaves are the PERFECT backdrop! I love yellow--it's my favorite color. Your new shoes are adorable and your hat too! Big fan of the pants as well!

  2. OH my goodness, look at all of those beautiful leaves! Those shoes are really fun, what a lucky $10 find!

  3. What an amazing score those shoes were! Love! And I can't WAIT to go away for Thanksgiving, so I can see beautiful leaves like that!

  4. I LOVE this outfit so much. I can't believe you scored those shoes for $10 and that those pants are thrifted. So jealous. And I agree, those leaves are a perfect backdrop and so gorgeous. Yellow is my favorite color. :)

  5. I LOVE all the patterns you have going on here. It really works! Great styling, girl! I love doing animal prints together, personally. I think it's fun. I also love animal prints and have no problem getting weird looks from strangers. :)

    I can't believe A) those leaves! So fall! So Gorgeous! B) You got those pants from the Salvation Army, and C) those shoes were only 10$. Amazing on all fronts.


  6. the colors are unbelievable! the loafers are definitely a great find.

  7. Cute look! That pic with you in the leaves is amazing!

  8. The shoes are so cute.. i love the pic of you with the leaves..

  9. Loving the combination of animal prints you did! My only critique(and this is merely personal preference) is that the pattern of the hat, and the chambray shirt feel out of place with the rest of the look.

  10. Ooh, I love how you're mixing it up! The accessories are amazing.

  11. popping over from bon bon rose girls
    how adorable is this outfit and the backdrop of leaves just lends the greatness of the whole thing
    Kudos on your mixing of pattern!

  12. A-mazing photos. What a great fall look and scenery.

  13. wow, sweet leopard pants!
    And i love the new loafers as well.
    Plus the blanket of yellow does make for one stunning backdrop!

    Chic on the Cheap

  14. these photos are soo gorgeous! what an amazing outfit to compliment fall :)

  15. Wow Stacey - saw this fabulous outfit and then went to Chictopia: OMG you're the Home Page Feature! (isn't that at least the second time...?) Well deserved, I love this look on you!

    Catherine x

  16. I was pretty excited to be on the front page again! I'm sure it's all because of those awesome yellow leaves everywhere in the photo :)


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