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Monday, August 13, 2012

Lookbook: Geometric Naturals

This was from a busy Saturday a couple weeks ago. I went to a baby shower and decided to dress up a bit, of course. The day before, I was wearing my ruffle lapel vest and a random lady complimented me. Then on this day, I received compliments about this look from three different people. Too bad I don't always remember to give them my card. Are you good about sharing your blog card?What attracted me so much to this top (which was sold as a dress, but is clearly way too short for that) was the cool geometric design on the back because it's so different from the solid orange on the front.Wearing:
♥Retro geometric print top from eBay ♥Foreign Exchange shorts (last seen in Color Me Spring♥Badgley Mischka lanah sandals from DSW (bought for 1/3 of the original price) La Mer wrap watch ♥Juicy Couture bagAfter the baby shower we went up to Oakland for dinner and drinks with some friends at Lake Chalet Seafood Bar & Grill. The restaurant is on Lake Merritt so there were so many great views and even gondola rides! But as you can see, I am wearing shorts and the weather was too cold for a gondola ride in the evening.

What do you think of this look?
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49 comments

The Dainty Dolls House said...

It's gorgeous! Not sure who could wear this as a dress, my backside would not be covered, haha. But, like this it's very pretty...you look super!! Happy Monday x

Sonshu said...

I definitely have to get on to make a card for my blog soon, going to do it!

Also, I love your hair. The colour of the top suits you really well, and I love the shoes!

<3

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Pastime Bliss said...

Pretty outfit, I love your hair! - Lola x

Courtney Erin said...

I'm not at all surprised that you're getting random compliments from strangers - you look great! And I am actually pretty bad at remembering to hand out blog cards (I actually need to get more printed soon...so thanks for the reminder).

Courtney ~ http://sartorialsidelines.com

Sara said...

Very pretty! I love your hair too! I love mixing pink in with Black & White print, it makes pink a little more edgy!

Emmy said...

Wow...the geometric back does make the top very unique. Good choice, Cheryl:) And I never remember to give out my blog cards....NEVER! :(

Kim (A Very Sweet Blog) said...

Cheryl, that's a great outfit. I can see why you received so many compliments. Blog business cards are important. I had some done when I had sassyuptownchic, but haven't done any for this blog yet. Was seeing how it would fare out and where it would go. It's definitely a good thing to keep them handy. Glad you had a great time. Have an amazing week!
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Swarnali said...

Ah that top is lovely!! That geometric printed back is so pretty and is a great contrast to the solid colored front. I love your hair!! <3

kim bim said...

love your combo,your heels re bang!
total look is lovely.
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Bonnie said...

I love how the front and back are so different. This is a gorgeous dress!

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Jenn Patt said...

Congratulations for your blog.I'll follow you.
X.O.X.O
Jenn

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Elle Sees said...

I really like that color on you

Jennifer Fabulous said...

I really, really love this outfit. You must get admired everywhere you go all the time. Sigh.

Style-Delights said...

Love this amazing top!! so unique and chic! Hope you are having a wonderful day!
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THE ALTERNATIVE WIFE said...

Can't even tell you how much I love this look! And that top is absolutely fabulous. So, so pretty :) xoxo

DimePieceOnaDime said...

super cute and creative! xoxo

Tanvi said...

That is a very special top! Love how it looks on you! :)

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Diana said...

How adorable are you!! I love the shape of the shirt!! I cant believe it was sold as a dress...for whom!!! LOL!

Rxqnaesthetics said...

I can see why you were getting so many compliments this is a beautiful outfit the prints and the bright colors balance each other out perfectly. Good job and I am so bad about carrying my blog cards.

lisacng said...

I LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOVE that top/dress. The graphic print is so unexpected yet fun with the orange/coral. No, I don't give out blog cards but then again, I'm not fashion blogger so I don't really "wear" my blog. Hehe. Unless J counts. But then lots of moms carry their babies and don't write blogs. Though I might carry a card if I'm taking pics of ppl and want them to know I'm legit, not a baby stalker.

Couture Carrie said...

Gorgeous look, darling!
I try to share my blog card as much as possible!

xoxox,
CC

Mighty B said...

In love with the pink and black of course. I love this dress. I definitely wasnt expecting the funky print on the back. It spices up your look. I don't have any cards, never thought those would work with mine, I'm no professional.

-B

Angie said...

I am the worst about giving out my blog cards...I need to remember to carry them more often. I love bright colors on you! This coral especially.

xo.

Angie
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ijinku said...

That's an awesome top-love your hair too. Didn't even tho gondola ride existed in Oakland area. ha! I learned something new today :)

Rocker Chic said...

Cheryl,

You are just so pretty I can see why you got so many compliments on this outfit!! You look great!!

Cards I def need to get some now that you mentioned it.

P.s. your hair looks amazing!! I love it!

MOSAMUSE said...

great outfit!! ur hair looks great!
xo
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CeCe said...

This outfit is so cute. I do believe it will inspire what I wear to a family friend's baby shower next month.

Clare said...

I can't decide what's cuter. Your incredible hair or this amazing outfit.

natseesstyle.com said...

Fantastic arm party! Love the watch!

xoxo,
nat

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Myveryownlookbook Sophie said...

nice print!

xoxo

Elly @ Caribbean Living said...

Wow, love this look, especially the sandals!

FASHIONISMYWAY by Cristina L and Morphine J said...

This top is great :) I love the accessories too :)

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Sam said...

I actually don't even have a blog card! I should really get one made. Its no wonder you were complimented on this look, its absolutely pretty and so eye catching. You look lovely doll!

Cafe Fashionista said...

Gah! Cheryl you look beyond fabulous - I LOVE the print on the back...it is very 'business in the front, party in the back', if you ask me. Pure glamour!! :)

Benedetta (Daddy's neatness) said...

wow that fabulous style!!!

Kisses,

Benedetta

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Borjana said...

I'm in love with that blouse!WOW!You styled it perfectly;)
xx
B.
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Popcorn, Pugs & Peonies said...

You look fantastic. I don't have blog cards, but sometimes I think I should.

The Lake Chalet is such a pretty place, but I didn't love the food so much. It is a great location though.

*Erin

the chilicool said...

Beautiful dress, darling !!!

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Fifth N Sixth Closet said...

I love your outfit especially the top, you look very cool & chic!

Nicole said...

Pretty shirt!! :)

GlamFabChameleon said...

You look so stunning Cheryl!!! Great from head to toe!!
Happy Wednesday! xoxo
Jelena

Taliah said...

really cute Cheryl!! Love your dimples and hair. The peachy color is adorable on you.

Windy City Mama said...

The top has some great design elements. The entire outfit came together nicely. You love fabulous!

Boheme.Fille said...

Great top indeed and your accessories rock!

Adam Alex said...

such a fab look, cheryl. love the combo of that coral color with the b/w print. i told you this before, buy you have a lovely smile. :)

Anonymous said...

great top/dress, i definitely dont know who could wear it as a dress tho, fabulous look!

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Mari said...

Super awesome!!! It looks like a completely different top from the back! This is one of my favorite looks from you!

Sharon said...

U r stunning babes as usual, do u ever stop looking gorgeous, love e whole outfit hun<3

Musings in Red said...

You look stunning, divine, ravishing and whatever else that is similar to that!! :))

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