Chambray & Chevron

After seeing an outfit that Aimee wore during her Fourth of July holiday vacation, I was instantly inspired. I love chambray shirts, and I love maxi skirts – so why have I never thought to pair the two together? Even more so, how come I’ve never tied my chambray shirt into a knot at my waist? This was life-changing to me. It adds a summer vibe to any outfit, and it helps define my waist and *ahem*, minimize my hips.


Whenever I want to keep my jewelry simple, I typically opt for one statement piece. The rediscovery of these hoops in my jewelry box was an exciting moment since they combine my forever-love of wishbones and current obsession with gold. I think we all need to carry around a little reminder when we can to keep wishing and dreaming big. 
Chambray shirt: Banana Republic (exact)
Maxi skirt: AB Studio, Kohl’s (similar)
Wishbone hoops: Charming Charlie (old)
Bow ring: Kate Spade (old)
Shoulder bag: Forever 21 (exact)
Sandals: Target (exact)

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14 Comments

  1. LOVE! So cute on you, and great maxi skirt! Can't go wrong with the black and white, thanks for sharing!

    Posted 10.9.14 Reply
  2. I agree – since the weather has been a bit cooler here in Wisconsin, I've been able to wear it more regularly.

    Posted 7.16.14 Reply
  3. Right?! I'm the same way!

    Posted 7.16.14 Reply
  4. The Adored Life wrote:

    This is so darling! I go through phases with my chambray. It's always in heavy rotation in the fall and spring though.
    http://www.theadoredlife.com

    Posted 7.16.14 Reply
  5. Love this outfit! My chambray top is probably my most worn piece of clothing in my closet — I have to consciously remind myself I can't wear it every single day, ha!

    Posted 7.15.14 Reply
  6. Absolutely – I've also worn this maxi skirt with a plain white tank and my jean jacket. I just love how casual and effortless both styles are!

    Posted 7.15.14 Reply
  7. Thank you! I really need to remember to wear those earrings more often. xo

    Posted 7.15.14 Reply
  8. Thanks, doll! xo

    Posted 7.15.14 Reply
  9. Thanks, girl! When I saw that this maxi skirt had a chevron on it, I knew it had to be mine. 🙂

    Posted 7.15.14 Reply
  10. Thank YOU for the inspiration. 🙂

    Posted 7.15.14 Reply
  11. I need to invest in a good chambray top! This is such a cute outfit and I'm sure you can wear both pieces with so many things!

    Posted 7.15.14 Reply
  12. Love this look! And loving those earrings! xo

    Posted 7.15.14 Reply
  13. Mia- MakeMeUpMia wrote:

    YES, big fan! I love those earrings, so delicate and cute 🙂

    Posted 7.15.14 Reply
  14. Pamela wrote:

    Eek!! Love that skirt! And those earrings are so cute!

    <3, Pamela
    sequinsandseabreezes.blogspot.com

    Posted 7.15.14 Reply

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