Polka Dots & Stripes

Shaking up the Goodwill Glamour this week, brought to you by the color BLUE apparently.
I'm joining in on my very first Everybody, Every Wear, where this month the ladies are rocking Polka Dots.  Here is my attempt with dots and mixing some flashy colors.
I actually wore this get up last week to the office.
I've worn the scarf and sweater (draped over my arm above) before HERE, with jeans.
I was terrified leaving the house.  For real, this is out of my comfort zone. 
Mixed patterns.  Bright bold color.
My mom would have told me this does NOT 'match'.  Ha!
It's hard to see in the photos but the scarf has a bit of green in it too.
Surpisingly, I received several compliments regarding the color combination.
Teal, navy and pale (lime?) green.
The outfit 411:
Green Polka dot 100% silk, Coldwater Creek blouse, Goodwill - $2.19
 This blouse feels like jammies.  Don't hate, it's not Southern Lady like.  Wink!
Scarf, Dancing Gecko (found new with tags), Goodwill - $2.02
Cardigan, Sag Harbor, Goodwill - $2.24
Black slacks, Goodwill - $4.59
Black Tony Lama, real leather, belt - Goodwill - $2.00
Not shown, my black boots, Belks, gifted.
Linking this outfit on the Color Brigade.  Stop by and see how the experts heat up sassy color combos.
Monday - Work, Spring Break week at the U and brrrr!
The weather took a dip from our recent temps in Georgia.
So I layered up today in stripes.
I couldn't even like this picture of myself today, but it's the only full shot.
It is what it is, end of the day wringled slacks and all.  Maybe it's the stripes?
Maybe it's drab.  Maybe I will mark it up to Monday.
Our pear trees are in bloom and winter isn't over.
Smiling big to make the outfit appear happier.
The horses aren't impressed.
Clothes details:
Black oh-so-fake leather jacket, Goodwill - $6.96
Black Christopher & Banks blouse, Goodwill - $1.99
Striped Croft & Barrow top, Goodwill - $4.49
Dark Grey slacks, Ross - $12.99
Black boots, Belks - gifted at Christmas
Turquoise earrings and braclet trio - Gifted at Christmas
Turqouise necklace, Cato's - $4.99 (on sale, recently)
Tuesday - Work ***edited to add
This outfit feels more like me.  Ever feel that way about your style?
My first attempt at photos in the mirror.
Wow, I appear thinner in the mirror, this might not be so bad afterall.
Need a full length, as I am standing on a step stool!
This skirt comes all the way to my ankles and it's a favorite.
Blue blouse, Lands End, Goodwill - $4.39
Black sweater, Old Navy, Goodwill - $2.24
Blue-ish LL Bean (100% Cotton & oh so soft/comfy), Goodwill - $3.99
Same black Tony Lama leather belt, Goodwill
Blue Polka Dot bead necklace, Goodwill - $3.73
Bracelet, by Mudd from Kohl's - $7.99 (sale price)
Don't mind my wrinkles, you are suppose to see the earrings.
Blue square drop earrings, Goodwill - $3.53
The diamond studs I wear everyday and they were gifted.

That's all folks!  Due to tons of rain and limited time, the outfits are a simple trio this week.
I am linking in with the Pleated Poppy for my 3rd What I Wore Wednesday.
Lindsey hosts a weekly link party to inspire women to get out of their sweats.
Although she started this to assist SAHM's, it has grown to over 100 women sharing everyday and work wear by us ~  The average amazing beautiful Women of blog world.
Join in any of these parties for wardrobe inspiration.
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I share because I am trying to become a bit more fashionable on a teeny tiny budget.
What have you thrifted lately?

17 comments:

  1. Hi Sherri, I just discovered you blog from the polka dot collaboration and I really like what I see...I have added you to my blog roll and featured you on the front page of my blog today! Come on by for a visit! I will become a follower as soon as I post this comment! Have a great day!

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  2. Love love love the Marianne Williamson quote - I have it on my blog as well :-) Love your polka dot outfitl

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  3. I especially love the polka dot necklace -- well played, madam!

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  4. Wow, 3 outfits in one post, you are quite good. Love the polka dots on that yeah is it lime or yellow color.
    Thanks for visitng my blog and your nice comments.

    https://fashiondivamommy.blogspot.com

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  5. I love that you pushed your comfort zone to mix patterns! Those bright colors look incredible on you.

    My favorite outfit is the one with the skirt. Skirts just make me happy, plus the layered tops, the belt, the long necklace - everything about that outfit is so incredibly flattering on you and SO pretty!

    You look fantastic!

    Come take a look inside A Working Mom's Closet

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  6. Congrats on getting out of your comfort zone! You did it & I love it!

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  7. Love this look! :) So cute! Greetings from a fellow polka girl from EBEV! :D
    xxx

    http://gypsy-diaries.blogspot.com/

    P.S: I'm giving away a $500 FOLEY + CORINNA bag for my blog's Birthday! Would love to see you joining the fun! :D

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  8. You look fabulous! I love the belted sweater!

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  9. I love the blue and green combo!! I think it looks great and both are very flattering colors on you!!!

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  10. i LOVE that you're not afraid of color!
    great thrifted outfits!

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  11. Love the green polka dots! Great outfit!

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  12. Thanks for stopping by today. You are seriously too cute!! I have never been to the Goodwill store...me and my sister HAVE to go and check it out. You got some great stuff!

    ~Courtney~

    love2sisters.blogspot.com

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  13. I love the oh-so-fake jacket with the outfit. And as I always say gray and black are perfect together

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  14. I love all of your outfits ,, they look great.
    (and the quote you have on your blog -- so true)

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  15. love all three outfits!
    Happy St. Patrick's Day!
    My Lyfe ; My Story

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