Friday, 16 September 2016

Chambray and Stripes: Dress and Maxi Skirt with Rebecca Minkoff Love Bag

I have two great giveaways on at the moment! Enter to win $100 for a JORD Wood watch or $50 for that baby/toddler essential, diapers!


There are some outfit combinations that are so good you just have to repeat them. Chambray and stripes is a classic however you decide to wear it! I wore a chambray dress and striped maxi cardigan one day, and a striped tee and chambray skirt another. Both with my Rebecca Minkoff Love bag.

What I wore:

purple scarf, chambray dress, striped duster winter outfit | Away From Blue

Rebecca Minkoff Love cross body bag in charcoal grey | Away From The Blue
Jacket: Kmart striped maxi cardigan
ScarfMarc by Marc Jacobs mauve square scarf
DressJeanswest Rachel Lyocell chambray dress (C/O)
ShoesRMK Chester black ankle boots (on sale!)
BagRebecca Minkoff Love cross body bag in grey (on sale in black)

Why I wore it:

At last I get to wear this dress again! I was so excited when I got it last year and I saw it being worn a lot, however the quickly growing baby bump meant it sat unworn in my wardrobe for longer than I'd like. It's been 11 months since I last wore it! I couldn't wear it right away post baby like I wanted as the buttons were impossible to fasten in the first few weeks as we established breastfeeding. Now things are a little more normal, it was so good to wear this again.

I like blue and purple together so this scarf seemed like an easy choice when I wanted an extra layer to put on with the dress and cardigan. Simple outfit to run a few errands.


Last worn: striped duster, purple Marc Jacobs scarf, chambray dress, ankle boots, Rebecca Minkoff Love bag.

Other ways to wearstriped duster and flares, purple scarf with black and grey, chambray dress and purple cardi, ankle boots and printed jeans, Rebecca Minkoff Love bag and a blue kimono.


More chambray skirts and dresses under $100:








What I wore:

red striped tee chambray maxi skirt cobalt scarf Rebecca Minkoff Love cross body bag spring outfit | AwayFromBlue

JORD Cora purpleheart and mother of pearl watch Rebecca Minkoff charcoal grey cross body bag | AwayFromTheBlue
ScarfMarc by Marc Jacobs bright blue stole
TeeAtmos&Here 3/4 sleeve stripe tee in berry white
SkirtNoisy May long denim maxi skirt (on sale!)
ShoesMarc by Marc Jacobs silver tuxedo flats (on sale!)
Bracelets: the usual plus Cora purpleheart and mother of pearl watch C/O JORD
BagRebecca Minkoff Love cross body bag in grey (on sale in pink)

Why I wore it:

This is my favourite outfit I've ever put together with this maxi skirt. I really liked the way this looked. The cobalt scarf was a bit of an after thought. I wasn't sure what scarf to pick but I'm pleased I went with this one in the end. The outfit came about when I tried to complete two style challenges at once - #springFlingStyleFile and #TRMstyle.

I wanted to wear the striped tee to meet the 'red' style challenge prompt on instagram, and I saw this skirt hanging in my wardrobe and thought the two would look great together. I picked the silver ballet flats to meet the 'sparkle and shine' theme. The only thing I didn't like about this outfit was how the chambray maxi skirt kept getting caught in the breeze. I wore it on a very windy day and it was tricky getting a photo in the morning with it flapping around! Luckily we were inside most of the day, I needed to have a super quick trim to tidy up my hair a little bit and then the in-laws came over in the afternoon.


Last worn: Ray-Ban Wayfarer, cobalt scarf, burgundy stripe tee, chambray maxi skirt, silver ballet flats, Rebecca Minkoff Love cross body bag (above).

Other ways to wearcobalt scarf and graphic tee, burgundy stripe tee and skinny jeans, chambray maxi skirt worn two ways, silver ballet flats and printed jeans, Rebecca Minkoff quilted Love bag and tweed jacket.

Linking up with Weekly Style Edit, Let It Shine, Shoe & Tell, Red Carpet, Hello Monday, Modest Monday.



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69 comments:

  1. Love the Chambray and stripes combination! Both outfits look great - I really love the denim maxi skirt!
    Julia x
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  2. I love chambray anything. Fun to see both a dress and skirt option instead of the usual top. And I love that bag! I keep thinking I might buy it in black.

    Amy Ann
    Straight A Style

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    1. It is a lovely bag and black is a classic! :)

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  3. Dear Mica, no wonder your repeat this outfit combinations as I like the combination of stripes and chambray, too! Both looks are fantastic and I love it how happy and fresh you look!
    Thanks for the giveways!
    xx from Bavaria/Germany, Rena
    www.dressedwithsoul.com

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    1. Yes stripes and chambray is a great combination to repeat! :)

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  4. Definitely a perfect combo!! I do love me some stripes! :D
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  5. Stripes are always a good idea! I love the pop of the red and white stripes with the blue maxi.
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  6. I really adore the striped top with the maxi skirt. I can see why you loved it so much. I also like the addition of the cobalt scarf. Happy weekend. x/Madison
    FASHION TALES

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  7. Both of these looks are so cute--and I totally agree that chambray + stripes is such a great go-to combo! I have a chambray dress that I love and can't wait to wear once I'm bump-less, so I'm saving your first look for future inspiration!!

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    1. Yey, glad I could give you some inspiration! :) Won't be long until you're back in your regular wardrobe!

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  8. I really love this red and white striped long-sleeved top on you, and thumbs up to the versatile Rebecca Minkoff bag!!

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  9. Such gorgeous skirt! and that Rebbeca Minkoff bag looks like a Chanel from afar!

    XoXo,

    Tamara - LoveofMode.com

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    1. It does have the Chanel Boy bag vibe if you see it from a distance :)

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  10. I love that chambray dress on you - I am kicking myself now for not buying one last weekend ($25.00! What was I thinking?). I LOVE the skirt/striped top outfit - it's fabulous. I can tell you're feeling good in it.

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    1. Oh you should have gone for it! I bet it would have looked amazing on you :)

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  11. I think both of these outfits are great! I've always wanted a chambray dress like that but that particular shape never suits me. I've never seen a chambray dress in any other silhouette, which is most disappointing. I particularly like the red stripes with that skirt, it looks cheerful yet chic!

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    1. Hope you find your perfect chambray dress too! I enjoy wearing mine. A chambray shirt is next on my list, but like you and the dress I haven't found the perfect one yet.

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  12. Both outfit are beautiful! I can't believe I don't own a chambray dress yet! I bet it's perfect for transitional weeks! I love how you styled yours.
    The second outfit is indeed gorgeous, the combination of the red stripes and that maxi skirt looks very fresh and cute! <3
    xx

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    1. A chambray dress is great for the transitional months, easy to layer up :)

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  13. I like that fun second look with the stripes- oh and of course there is the RB grey bag I wanted so much :(

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    1. It's a shame you couldn't get this bag, but you did pick up another awesome one instead :)

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  14. That second look is so cute! Love the striped top :)

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  15. The bag is what I want! I really love both of your look. But my favourite is definitely the second one! I love maxi skirts and best part is they look still trendy!
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  16. You look great in both of them, the second style is what I can most relate to.

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  17. I can see why you missed wearing that denim dress. It is such an adorable item! Sometimes wearing sth we didn't wear in a while can feel like wearing something for the first time...that's the benefit that comes with shopping our own closet. I love how you styled that first outfit. You always have the cuttest bags btw.

    The second outfit with the denim maxi skirt is just my cup of tea. I love maxi skirts...and I sure do like stripes. That stripd top is gorgeous! Plus, I really like how you coordinated colours by pairing that denim maxi with a blue scarf. Red, white and blue...is there anything more classic!!!

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    1. Thanks Ivana! Yes it's good to shop our own closets and find little worn pieces we can enjoy wearing again! :)

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  18. Stripes are so classic yet fun, I love them on you!
    Both outfits are gorgeous.

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  19. Stripes look god on you. i like both looks. I really like you bag too. :)
    xo
    Sauniya | Find Your Bliss

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  20. Loving that purple scarf on you! The jean dress is super cute, I can see it being worn for multiple seasons.

    xoxo Rina
    http://www.andshedressed.com

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    1. It definitely will get worn year-round now I'm baby bump-less and can fit into it, haha!

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  21. I have been eyeing that handbag! so cute and goes with everything!! great looks!

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    1. You should get it! It's a great bag :)

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  22. Chambray is so chic and cute, you styled it beautifully.

    xo
    www.carinavardie.com

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  23. YES red stripes with chambray is such a winning combo! it kind of has a Parisian feel to it which I love! :)

    Metallic Paws

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  24. I love the bag! And the blue skirt goes well with the stripey top!

    Darriyan xo
    www.darriyancateland.co.uk

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  25. Looove this bag! And I really like how you pull off the outfits by colorful scarfs! <3

    Rathana xoxo
    FabFashionaire

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  26. Love the colours of your outfit. I am especially in love with the bag and your shirt is beautiful too :)
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  27. I love the chambray dress, the style is perfect and I love the tie band. The striped cardigan you've paired it with is lovely :)

    Velvet Blush

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  28. The maxi striped cardigan is so pretty, I love maxi cardigans for fall and I wear them with everything!

    Yiota
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    1. They do go with so much - great layering pieces before it gets too cold (or too hot as we move further into spring here!).

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  29. Loving both outfits, especially the second one! The blue scarf goes so beautifully with the skirt, the outfit has a little bit of a marine feel to it which I absolutely love! You styled it beautifully as always, and I'm loving that elegant handbag. :) <3

    Kay
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  30. That maxi cardi is SO dang cute and you got it at Kmart?! I love it with that chambray dress. I really need to get my chambray dress out of the closet more, I am not sure why I don't wear it more.

    Carrie
    curlycraftymom.com

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    1. Yes Kmart has some really cool things! Here in Australia anyway! :)

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  31. You look so beautiful in those outfits pretty!

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  32. You are seriously rocking the stripes this week Mica!! The first dress is so gorgeous and I love it with the striped cardi

    Rachel xx
    http://www.thedailyluxe.net

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  33. You look amazing! Love the stripes and that fabulous bag!

    <3 Shannon
    Upbeat Soles

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  34. Love that denim dress!! The whole combo completely rocks. No wonder you've been hanging out to wear it again!

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  35. I absolutely love both of these outfits!! The first one looks like something I'd wear often to school when the weather gets chillier. Love the booties with it, and what a pretty cardigan! And that second- that skirt just looks dreamy. I love it with the stripes! You're right- that's a great combination.
    Emily
    http://darlingdearestblog.com

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    1. Chambray is perfect for so many occasions! :)

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  36. What gorgeous outfits, I love your maxi skirt and that dress is also so fab!

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  37. Such a cute look! Love the stripes and chambray!

    Annessa
    www.seekingsunshine.com

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  38. Beautiful looks! Love your style!

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  39. have a great start of the week!!!

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  40. Loving both these outfits Mica, although the first one is definitely my favorite - the stripes and chambray combo really is a winner! :)

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  41. Nice look! I'm obsessed with this Rebecca Minkoff bag!!

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  42. Wow LOVE the top outfit with the striped cardigan. You look amazing! Gemma x
    www.jacquardflower.uk

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  43. Chambray and stripes really do look good together Mica! It's a pairing of two beautiful things :D I love that denim dress and the striped card looks gorgeous with it. I love the maxi denim skirt, striped top and scarf together in the second outfit! Both things really bring out that skirt. Looks great!
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    1. THanks Kim! You're right, it's an awesome pairing of two beautiful things when you put stripes and chambray together.

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  44. I like the second look. This scarf is great, perfect color. I like fall just because I can wear scarf so often. Thank you for linking up with My Red Carpet.

    Anna xoxo
    www.glamadventure.com

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  45. I've also been loving chambray lately! It's such a great fabric and I love its style most of the time. :) Also, one thing I love about your posts are the fact that you wear two different outfits of the same piece or at least of the same fabric or print ♥ Hope to hear from you soon!

    Love, Airish
    Gorgeous Glance
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    1. Thanks Airish :) I do try group similar outfits together when I post them :)

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  46. Thank you all for your lovely comments! :)

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