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Monday, November 3, 2014

blue + tan

{What I Wore to Teach: J.Crew Factory skirt // J.Crew "schoolboy" blazer (J.Crew Factory version) // Old Navy gingham top // vintage scarf // Steve Madden boots ℅ Belk (Shop all Steve Madden boots at Belk) // RayBan sunglasses }

All Photos | Kate Davis Photo 
If you are following along with the teacher capsule wardrobe series, this outfit is a 
7 + 8 +18
(See all my outfits in this series so far, here)
Life Lessons From Jess - sometimes your outfit is asking for a scarf. 
This particular ensemble was getting a little too match-matchy, so I figured the scarf would kick up the unexpected notch a bit. Verdict? I love it. 

Also, someone mentioned that they had a hard time dressing up their gingham top for work, so I wore mine 2 times last week to prove how versatile this wardrobe classic can be. Stay tuned for outfit #2 later this week!
What do you add to your outfits when they are feeling a little too predictable?

20 comments:

  1. Such a stylish outfit! Love the colours in this look and esp. love your blouse and scarf!

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  2. Love the blue check and tan. I need more skirts in my wardrobe!
    xo, Whitney and Blaire
    Peaches In A Pod

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  3. Those colors go so amazing together! Love the outfit!

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  4. This time of year I add a jacket or a beanie since.. I get too hot when I'm wearing scarves.

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  5. Such a gorgeous color combination! I LOVE that blazer!
    The Style Storm

    <3, Christina

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  6. I love that skirt with that blazer! So cute!

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  7. GREAT color combo and accessorizing! Seems like my accessories are always an afterthought when I'm rushing out the door, but my go-to for when my outfit seems boring is some weird flea market earrings or a necklace. You look great, girl!

    ♥ perfectly Priya

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  8. love these colors together!! xxo
    Jamie
    www.candystilettos.com

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  9. love those boots!

    xx nikki
    www.dream-in-neon.com

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  10. I love everything in this outfit. You always find the cutest ways to incorporate those scarfs!

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  11. I love how classic the combination of the tan blazer and plaid shirt underneath it is! The scarf is the perfect touch, too.

    xo Jackie

    Something About That

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  12. The scarf was a genius addition. What a pro! Teaching looks good on you :)

    ~Sarah of Sarah's Real Life

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  13. This outfit is absolutely perfect! I love the tan and blue. And the skirt is so beautiful.

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