Lace and plaid

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Aghhhh I don’t even know where to start – there are so many pieces in this outfit that I want to rave about! I am always a fan of juxtaposition – essentially creating contrast with pieces that don’t necessarily at first glance complement each other. A perfect example of juxtaposition in fashion is this combo, the black lace (and decidedly dressy) shorts paired with the more laid back casual plaid button up. It’s the perfect mix for a mellow night out where you want to be dressy but not overdone. And while at first glance lace and plaid may seem like an odd pairing, they actually complement each other really nicely. Never mind the AMAZING Rebecca Minkoff crossbody in ‘Tortora’, a grayish purple leather with rose gold hardware or these stunning wedges by Alexander Wang; I’m sort of obsessed with everything single piece in this ensemble, AND it’s really super comfy which is a total bonus. What do you guys think? Would you mix lace and plaid? Happy Thursday!

TOP: Rails, similar steal here

LACE SHORTS: Aqua x Bloomingdales, steal here

JACKET: Lush x Nordstrom (old), similar style here

PURSE: Rebecca Minkoff ‘Mini Mac’, steal here

SHOES: Alexander Wang ‘Alla’ Wedge, similar style here, super steal here

 




4 Comments

  • Reply July 3, 2014

    Kate

    I love your fashion sense and how you are always putting together pieces in ways that I would never even think of! You definitely inspire me to be more adventurous with my own clothing! Muah!

    • Reply July 6, 2014

      Maya Thayer

      Awe thank you hon! Muah!

  • Reply July 3, 2014

    Danielle O'Neil

    Love the wedges! Love the cross body! Love the lace! Love the plaid! Love everything about this look!! I would have never thought to combine lace and plaid but I totally want to experiment in my own closet now. Thanks!!! Muah!

    • Reply July 6, 2014

      Maya Thayer

      Thank you my love!! I’m so glad that you love it and that it inspired you to play with your own stuff!! MUAH!

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