Gold Stripes & Coral

Happy Monday, all! If I look overly smiley in these pictures, it’s
because I was (and am) for several reasons – one being that I found a
new part of the yard that I love as a background for style pictures, and
two that I simply love this outfit. It combines my current color
combination obsession, gold and coral, and it is comfy enough to wear
while running errands but dressy enough to wear out to eat.

I’ve also been pairing that necklace with a variety of outfits lately. It picked up the coral in the shorts for this outfit, but I’ve also paired it with a mint top and white shorts and a simple white tee and denim cutoffs. It makes a statement and packs a punch of color without being too overbearing. The best part? I found it at Forever 21 for less than $5.

I’m looking forward to creating more outfits centered around this top since the gold and stripes are versatile and will work with a number of different colored bottoms.

Note: Please ignore my nails in all these photos – I completely forgot to take off my gross, chipped polish before we shot these pictures. Oops!

Links are to the exact or similar items pictured.
shorts | Old Navy
necklace | Forever 21
sandals | Target

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  1. Debra Stachelski wrote:

    That is a very cute outfit and you look great! Love that color combo on you!

    Posted 6.5.14 Reply
  2. Yes, you sure can't beat F21's jewelry selection and prices.

    Posted 6.3.14 Reply
  3. Thank you! It's definitely one of my favorite color combinations.

    Posted 6.3.14 Reply
  4. Exactly! The top wasn't cheap for only being a cotton top, but I knew it was worth the investment since it is so versatile. I basically can wear it year-round.

    Posted 6.3.14 Reply
  5. Right? Thanks!

    Posted 6.3.14 Reply
  6. Thanks, lady!

    Posted 6.3.14 Reply
  7. I agree with you! I was sad I couldn't find the same color on Old Navy's website – I got these last year, so they must not be releasing the same color.

    Posted 6.3.14 Reply
  8. Right?! Thank you F21 for your amazingly cheap jewelry.

    Posted 6.3.14 Reply
  9. Right?! I already know that top will become a basic staple for me.

    Posted 6.3.14 Reply
  10. Thanks, girl!

    Posted 6.3.14 Reply
  11. Thanks, lady! It definitely has become a favorite color combination of mine.

    Posted 6.3.14 Reply
  12. Thanks, girl! I'm glad someone thinks my hair looks good … I am so sick of it!

    Posted 6.3.14 Reply
  13. You're right! I didn't even mention that the stripes are metallic – it's all about the details.

    Posted 6.3.14 Reply
  14. I think you'd love it!

    Posted 6.3.14 Reply
  15. Thanks, girl!

    Posted 6.3.14 Reply
  16. Kelli B wrote:

    LOVE this outfit! Gold and coral look great together!

    Posted 6.3.14 Reply
  17. Maya McDonald wrote:

    That top is SO fun! I'm going to head over to JCrew Factory to check it out right now 🙂 xx

    Posted 6.3.14 Reply
  18. Nadia wrote:

    That top is amazing! I love that it's a simple style/pattern but the fact that it's metallic makes it so interesting!

    Posted 6.2.14 Reply
  19. Your hair looks so fabulous and I am loving that top!!

    Posted 6.2.14 Reply
  20. I am loving this outfit! The gold and coral is so cute together!

    xo Kylie

    Posted 6.2.14 Reply
  21. Mia- MakeMeUpMia wrote:

    LOVE the gold and coral!!

    Posted 6.2.14 Reply
  22. Britt @Perpetually Daydreaming wrote:

    Love that color combo! I must find me a gold striped top now. 🙂

    Posted 6.2.14 Reply
  23. becauseshannasaidso wrote:

    The gold metallic stripe top is adorable!! Love all the neutral pastel colors…such an easy breezy summer look! Yay for the $5 necklace!! SCORE!!

    Posted 6.2.14 Reply
  24. Aimee Rose wrote:

    Love this color combination, gold and coral look so elegant together! Can't beat a $5 statement necklace, great find!

    Posted 6.2.14 Reply
  25. The Adored Life wrote:

    Gold and blush are stunning together! Love this!

    Posted 6.2.14 Reply
  26. carly wrote:

    I am OBSESSED with that top! I love gold and love how you paired it with the coral shorts, but it would seriously go with anything!

    Posted 6.2.14 Reply
  27. Biana Perez wrote:

    Gold and blush – there cannot be a better combination!! Love it!!

    Posted 6.2.14 Reply
  28. Pamela wrote:

    Seriously love that top! And gold, white and coral is my favorite color combination! Great look girl!

    <3, Pamela

    Posted 6.2.14 Reply
  29. Becky M wrote:

    Oh I love those peach shorts! Sometimes is so hard to find a peach color that doesn't look orange! Yours are so pretty!

    Posted 6.2.14 Reply

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