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Monday, 21 September 2020

2 Ways To Wear Kmart Amber Tiered Midi Dress | Weekday Wear Link Up

Another new purchase from Kmart! This dress was a delayed impulse buy. I'd spotted it on the way out of Kmart with my sister after some birthday present shopping. I kept thinking about it so next time I put in a Kmart order with some things for the boys I added this dress too, as well as a marigold top I've already shared. For the start of spring it works so well with denim jackets!

What I wore:

Kmart amber tiered midi dress for spring with denim jacket and printed scarf nylon backpack | away from blue

amber dress with Rebecca Minkoff Julian nylon backpack in bright blue | awayfromtheblue

awayfromtheblue Instagram | denim jacket orange midi dress and cobalt blue backpack casual spring layers

Jacket: Jeanswest Kitty denim biker jacket
ScarfStella McCartney heart print scarf
DressKmart short sleeve tiered jersey midi dress in amber (new purchase)
ShoesNew Balance white and blue sneakers
BagRebecca Minkoff Julian nylon backpack in bright blue

Why I wore it:

I knew I wanted to wear this scarf with the dress the first time I wore it, the blue heart print works so well with the amber of the dress. It turned into such a warm day and I didn't need both the denim jacket and scarf after school drop off, but since I'd forgotten mozzie repellent for our little walk around our fave trail I decided to keep the jacket on and keep my arms safe from bites! Did end up taking off both the denim jacket and scarf for school pickup though.

As we spent most of the day out on the trail I just used the Rebecca Minkoff Julian backpack as my bag all day. It's a great bag for holding water bottles and snacks for out on the trail. It popped beautifully with the bright blue against the orange dress too.


Last wornmoto denim jacket, heart print scarf, New Balance sneakers, Rebecca Minkoff Julian backpack. First time I've worn the dress as it is a recent purchase.

Other ways to wearmoto denim jacket and florals, heart print scarf with stripes, Rebecca Minkoff Julian backpack with green jeans.



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What I wore:

Kmart amber tiered midi dress with converse denim jacket and mini mac bag | away from the blue

Rebecca Minkoff 2012 sky grey mini MAC bag with amber maxi dress | away from blue


Jacket: Bubblegum denim jacket
Necklace: Jeanswest Taryn turquoise tassel bead necklace
DressKmart short sleeve tiered jersey midi dress in amber 
ShoesConverse Chuck Taylor All Star low in white
BagRebecca Minkoff 2012 sky grey mini MAC bag

Why I wore it:

I really liked this outfit, despite the squinting from the sun 😂 Wore this for Father's Day as I was so eager to wear this dress again quite quickly! Stuck with the denim jacket topper, although picked a darker blue one this time, and I really liked this combination. As it was a warmer day I went with the tassel necklace instead of a scarf, and as there were no extra long walks required I picked Converse instead of my walking shoes. I loved the way Converse looks with this dress, I need to wear it again with Converse in the future!

Again I went with a blue bag with this, my little sky grey Rebecca Minkoff mini MAC the boys got me for Mother's Day. Did consider going matchy-matchy with a turquoise bag to match the tassel necklace, but I really liked this greyish blue against the orange dress.


How You Can Wear It:

A bright tiered midi dress is perfect for spring, especially in orange! It's easily layered with a denim jacket - and blue bags are a great accessory choice!

Weekday Wear Linkup #88


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Monday, 14 September 2020

Weekday Wear Linkup! Colourful Cardigans, Scarves and Skinny Jeans Outfits With Balenciaga Day Bag

Today's Weekday Wear Linkup has some outfits I layered up for the end of winter. Still trying to stay a little colourful with my cardigans and scarves.

What I wore:

mustard cardigan with navy and grey skinny jeans and converse outfit heart print scarf balenciaga bag | away from blue

mustard cardigan with Balenciaga giant hardware Day hobo bag in 2009 tempete | away from the blue

awayfromblue Instagram | mustard cardigan with navy tee heart print scarf grey skinny jeans and Balenciaga tempete day hobo bag

Jacket: thrifted SES Fashions mustard yellow cardigan
ScarfStella McCartney heart print scarf
Tee: Jeanswest Sophie navy v-neck tee
Jeans: Jeanswest Cecile dove grey skinny jeans
ShoesConverse Chuck Taylor All Star low in black
BagBalenciaga giant hardware Day bag in 2009 tempete

Why I wore it:

I love blue and yellow together, this mustard cardigan gets worn with blue a lot but it's the first time I've worn it with this navy tee. I added a little extra blue with the Stella McCartney heart print scarf that was a firm favourite this winter, just like last winter.

The neutral grey skinny jeans were an easy choice with the colourful pieces and the tempete Balenciaga day bag was a great mix of blue and grey to tie it all together. Didn't need such a big bag as it was a quiet day: the school run, a little opshopping and then sports in the evening after school pickup, but it just went with my outfit so well.





What I wore:



layered navy cardigan green scarf olive skinny jeans outfit with Bal day bag | away from blue

navy cardigan with Balenciaga giant hardware Day bag in 2009 tempete | awayfromtheblue

awayfromtheblue Instagram mum life school run outfit winter navy cardigan olive skinny jeans


Jacket: Jeanswest waterfall drape cardigan in navy night sky marle
ScarfFashion Scarf Girl colourful print scarf in green
TeeAtmos&Here charcoal grey v neck tee
Jeans: Jeanswest Vicki skinny pant in moss green
ShoesNew Balance white and blue sneakers
BagBalenciaga giant hardware Day bag in 2009 tempete

Why I wore it:

More muted colours, but still a little bit of mustard and navy! I felt this outfit was very similar to one I've worn before, wearing this dark grey tee with this green printed scarf, green skinny jeans, a cardigan and a blue bag. Slightly different colours this time around with the olive jeans and navy cardigan though.

While I did like the colours in this outfit, it was much too warm! The day was warmer than expected and while I did need the scarf and cardigan on our way home from our evening appointment it was a bit too warm for most of the day. Ended up taking the scarf off while working from home after the school run.

Had to wear these daggy shoes instead of my Converse, I've been trying out a few local trails with the kids and found a nice one but it was a bit uneven which hurt my knee, so I needed these comfortable shoes to support my knee as it was hurting a little from the trail a few days before.



How You Can Wear It:

Winter layers can be colourful! Stick with a neutral like navy and then add other brighter colours like yellow or green with a cardigan or scarf.



Weekday Wear Linkup #87


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Thursday, 10 September 2020

Printed Maxi Dresses With Colourful Scarves, Denim Jackets and Balenciaga Bags

Layering up some maxi dresses for a windy winter weekend last month where we attended two different birthday parties. Added ankle boots, denim jackets and some big colourful scarves to keep me cosy outdoors in the wind, and my Balenciaga bags for a bit of colour. Wore some statement earrings for the first time in a while too to feel a little more dressed up!

What I wore:

floral maxi dress for kids birthday party in winter with denim jacket louis vuitton shawl Balenciaga day bag | awayfromblue

Balenciaga giant hardware Day bag in 2009 tempete with louis vuitton shawl and denim jacket | awayfromtheblue

awayfromblue Instagram layering kmart floral maxi dress for winter brithday party with denim jacket louis vuitton shawl scarf balenciaga bag


Earrings: Colette Joanne teal and gold multi drop disk earrings
Jacket: Jeanswest Kitty denim biker jacket
ScarfLouis Vuitton monogram shawl in bleu
TeeAtmos&Here charcoal grey v neck tee
Dress: Kmart Tropicana sleeveless tiered maxi dress
Shoes: RMK Chester black ankle boots
BagBalenciaga giant hardware Day bag in 2009 tempete

Why I wore it:

Knowing how windy it was going to be I added a grey tee over this floral maxi dress to keep me a little warmer. It was nice in the sun, but we spent the birthday party in the shade so we felt the worst of the wind and I was grateful I'd added the tee! The denim jacket wasn't as warm as I'd have liked but the big Louis Vuitton shawl is a wool blend and so was perfect for the breeze. The kids had a great time at the party, although there were definitely too much chocolate and lollies consumed 😂 Sign of a successful party though if you eat too much good food! Plenty of cake to go around too, even though the re-introduced COVID restrictions of 10 people gatherings announced the day before meant it was cut in half, to save some for the other guests who were coming in the afternoon!

I wasn't sure if the tempete blue Balenciaga day bag would be too much blue with this outfit, with the light wash of the denim jacket and the cobalt blue of the scarf, but I think all the blues went really nicely with the blue in the floral print of the dress. Even if the dress was picked up quite a lot in the wind and probably not the best choice for the day!





What I wore:

navy printed maxi dress with denim jacket pink scarf Balenciaga sorbet pink city bag 2010 birthday party outfit | away from the blue

Balenciaga RH classic city in 2010 sorbet | away from the blue

awayfromtheblue Instagram | navy printed maxi dress with denim jacket pink accessories scarf and balenciaga day bag

Earrings: Kmart navy tassel earrings
Jacket
: Bubblegum denim jacket
ScarfFashion Scarf Girl plain crinkle scarf in hot pink (c/o)
Dress: Jeanswest 'Chantelle' crochet detail blue printed maxi dress
Shoes: RMK Chester black ankle boots
BagBalenciaga RH classic city in 2010 sorbet (more affordable preloved)

Why I wore it:

This was a really fun party! Our last one before the 10 people gathering restriction came into place, as we didn't know until after the party that the restriction had just been put in place that morning with immediate effect! The kids had a blast at a playground we hadn't been to before, running around with their friends and again eating lots of party food. It was nice to meet some of the parents of my kids friends I hadn't spoken too before too, as you can't really talk during the school run when you're trying to keep your distance.

With the blue maxi dress, navy statement earrings and indigo denim jacket this felt a bit too monochrome, so I added some pink accessories to brighten it up a bit! It's not the first time I've worn this hot pink scarf and pink Balenciaga sorbet city bag together before, I really like the combination and pink always works so well with blue.

Despite another windy day I was pretty warm as there was plenty of running around after the kids in the playground, and helping the little one with some things he was just a bit too small for. He gave it a good go though. By the end of the party I was wishing I'd picked different shoes! These ankle boots have the tiniest heel but it was hard work with my injured knee.


How You Can Wear It:

A maxi dress can easily be layered up for a cooler day with ankle boots, a denim jacket and a cosy scarf. For an event like a birthday party you can keep it colourful by picking bright layers, either complimenting the colours in the print of the dress like the first outfit, or a contrasting colour like in the second outfit.


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Monday, 7 September 2020

Weekday Wear Link Up: Grey Tees and Plain Maxi Skirts With Mini MAC Bag

Enjoying the spring like weather right at the end of winter last month I wore some simple maxi skirt and tee outfits with a couple of my grey tees and my blue Rebecca Minkoff mini MAC bag.

What I wore:

awayfromblue ochre amber maxi skirt with grey tee and blue mini mac bag spring style

awayfromtheblue rebecca minkoff sky grey blue mini mac bag with ochre amber maxi skirt



Necklace: Happiness Boutique turquoise and coral pendant necklace (C/O)
TeeAtmos&Here charcoal grey v neck tee
Skirt: thrifted Tree of Life ochre maxi skirt
ShoesNew Balance white and blue sneakers
BagRebecca Minkoff 2012 sky grey mini MAC bag

Why I wore it:

Wore this for a beautifully sunny public holiday. Since the Ekka (our Queensland state show) was cancelled they moved the Wednesday public holiday to Friday instead to give everyone a long weekend. The weather was so nice we headed out with the kids around our favourite trail. I wasn't expecting it to be quite so busy though! It's usually so quiet we can go the entire time without seeing more than 2 people, but I guess with the public holiday everyone wanted to enjoy the spot. Thankfully the outdoors is a great place to keep our distance, and the kids showed their Dad some of their "hidden" paths off the trail we have taken before where we didn't see anyone for a while.

Since it was such a warm day I just wore a simple outfit, I liked the last time I wore a grey tee with this ochre maxi skirt, and this darker grey tee was even better than the last one I tried. Since hubby was there to carry the baby bag I just wore my Rebecca Minkoff mini MAC for keeping my essentials with me - I often use the camera on my phone to take pics as we walk around here. I thought the blue was nice with the ochre skirt.






What I wore:

awayfromblue black maxi skirt grey tee converse with pink striped scarf and blue mini mac bag

awayfromtheblue black maxi skirt with blue rebecca minkoff mini mac bag



Scarf: Fashion Scarf Girl zesty stripe tassel scarf in pink
Tee: Jeanswest 'Lucy' colour block tee in grey marle/rosebud
Skirt: thrifted Crossroads black ruffle hem maxi skirt
ShoesConverse Chuck Taylor All Star low in black
BagRebecca Minkoff 2012 sky grey mini MAC bag

Why I wore it:

This day was even warmer than the one above, although it was pretty windy too! I decided to add this fun pink striped scarf to my outfit, as the grey tee and the black maxi skirt were a little plain together. Even though the grey tee has a contrasting pink panel on the back it looked a little monochrome from the front. I thought the scarf complimented the pink on the tee nicely, even if it did keep blowing around a bit when I tried to get photos!

Again I wore my little blue Rebecca Minkoff mini MAC bag, it goes well with pink and grey.

This was a nice outfit for a busy day with the school run, working from home and an appointment for my son in the afternoon.


How You Can Wear It:

A simple grey tee and maxi skirt outfit is a great option to keep you cool on a warm day. You can keep it monochromatic like I have in the second outfit and add some colour with accessories, or let the skirt be the pop of colour like I have in the first outfit with the ochre skirt.


Weekday Wear Linkup #86


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Thursday, 27 August 2020

Layering Over Maxi Dresses With Cosy Scarves and Rebecca Minkoff Small Darren Bag

After a little bit of warm weather, the Ekka winds arrived in Brisbane and it started to get chilly again for the end of winter. I decided to add a few extra layers to my maxi dresses to combat the cold winds.

What I wore:

Kmart floral maxi dress layered with cobalt long sleeve tee turquoise scarf ankle boots Darren bag | awayfromblue

Floral maxi dress with Rebecca Minkoff small darren messenger bag in peony pink | awayfromtheblue

awayfromtheblue Instagram | layering a kmart floral maxi dress with cobalt tee and turquoise scarf pastel pink rebecca minkoff darren bag ankle boots winter

Scarf: Cotton On turquoise pashmina
Tee: thrifted cobalt blue long sleeve tee
Dress: Kmart Tropicana sleeveless tiered maxi dress
Shoes: RMK Chester black ankle boots
BagRebecca Minkoff small Darren messenger bag in peony (more affordable preowned!)

Why I wore it:

This was a big day for my eldest boy, as we all gathered to watch him compete for the first time. It was nice restrictions were relaxed so they were able to host a big sporting event, his first one after the restrictions had prevented any this year.

Wanted to be bright and colourful as I sat on the sidelines to support him, and so I wore my fave floral maxi dress, this tiered coral one from Kmart. Added the blue long sleeved tee over the top as I thought it looked better than underneath, and as it was still a little chilly I wore my cosy turquoise pashmina. I thought it matched nicely with the print on the dress and I loved how it popped with the blue tee.

The pastel pink Rebecca Minkoff small Darren messenger bag was picked as it was big enough for my camera and because I hadn't worn it with this coral dress before. It was a nice combo, I'm pleased I gave it a try!






What I wore:

layering a navy printed maxi dress with white ribbed knit jumper LV shawl and pink crossbody darren bag | away from blue

blue maxi dress with Rebecca Minkoff small Darren messenger bag in peony | away from the blue

awayfromtheblue Instagram | layering blue printed maxi dress with white ribbed skiny, cobalt louis vuitton scarf and pink crossbody bag

ScarfLouis Vuitton monogram shawl in bleu
Knit: white vintage knit jumper from my mum's wardrobe
Dress: Jeanswest 'Chantelle' crochet detail blue printed maxi dress
ShoesConverse Chuck Taylor All Star low in white
BagRebecca Minkoff small Darren messenger bag in peony (more affordable preowned!)

Why I wore it:

I didn't like this outfit as much, I felt a little overdressed in this, but also under-dressed for the cold! Unlike the first outfit this was a fairly normal day with the school run and a regular sports class in the evening. By the evening though I was so cold I'd added a coat over this - it was a really chilly day!

Even with the white jumper over this blue printed maxi dress it felt a little too dressed up for such a quiet day, especially as I spent as little time outside in the wind as possible and most of it at home 😂

I did like the colour combo here with the blush pink Darren messenger bag against the blue and white, and I think the white knit broke up the navy printed maxi dress enough that the cobalt Louis Vuitton shawl worked well with it. Just not one of my favourite outfits.


How You Can Wear It:

A maxi dress can work in cooler weather with some extra layers. Try adding a knit or long sleeve tee over the top, and don't forget a big cosy blanket scarf!


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Thursday, 20 August 2020

Blue Knits, Black Jeans, Magenta Edie Bag, and Face Masks

Two very similar outfits with blue knits, black skinny jeans and my magenta Rebecca Minkoff Edie crossbody bag. Oh and some face masks too!

Queensland had a bit of a shock in July when some people lied about where they had been when they returned to the state (to avoid mandatory quarantine) and brought the virus with them from an outbreak in another state. It resulted in our first community cases in months. Previously the cases in Queensland had been contained to people returning to the state and doing their mandatory quarantine and not interacting with the public.

Since our suburb was then made a "restricted area" due to the higher than usual chance of catching the virus, one of our big supermarket brands requested that people wear a face mask in store. Not requiring, just requesting. As I already bought a few masks I decided I'd wear them when I shopped. I usually do all my grocery shopping online now, but with the cases rising in Victoria and the fear of more cases locally, not everything has been in stock and so I've had to go to the supermarket more than I'd like.

I took some pics while wearing the masks as although it may be controversial in some places I think there is no harm in putting on an extra piece of pretty fabric for a quick 15 minute shop to pick up essentials, if it makes the staff and other shoppers feel better. It makes me feel like I'm doing my bit too, although hopefully cases continue to stay low here and I won't be needing to wear masks outside the grocery store!

What I wore:

blue mossman knit with black nobody denim skinny jeans converse Rebecca Minkoff edie magenta bag purple scarf | awayfromblue

ribbed blue knit jumper with Rebecca Minkoff Edie small crossbody bag in magenta | awayfromtheblue

awayfromblue Instagram | blue knit, black skinny jeans, purple scarf magenta crossbody bag and matching face mask

Earrings: Ana Luisa 'Olivia' tassel earrings in pink
ScarfFashion Scarf Girl lush forest scarf
Sweater: thrifted blue Mossman knit jumper
JeansNobody Denim Siren skinny super high-rise jeans in power black denim (c/o)
ShoesConverse Chuck Taylor All Star low in black
BagRebecca Minkoff Edie small crossbody bag in magenta

Why I wore it:

This was a bit of a mixed day! I'd got my online grocery order earlier in the week but it didn't have everything I needed. One of the things missing was a snack I'd planned to take as a "bring a plate" to socially distant drinks later that evening, so I had to go out to the grocery store that morning when I realised I otherwise had nothing to bring! My baking skills aren't quite good enough to inflict them on non family members yet!

Didn't want to get dressed up just for the evening so wore the same thing all day - this great bright blue cropped knit that works so well with these high waisted Nobody Denim skinny jeans. It's not so good with low waisted jeans! Added a little extra interest with the printed Fashion Scarf Girl scarf and my pink and gold statement earrings. The earrings made my first mask wearing a littler trickier than expected but I got there in the end.

I'd wanted to wear the magenta Rebecca Minkoff Edie bag as it is such a fun pop with the blue knit, and I was pleased when I realised that this mask almost matched it!





What I wore:

sass and bide playman printed skinny jeans with cobalt marle knit magenta edie crossbody bag | awayfromblue

cobalt marle knit with Rebecca Minkoff Edie small crossbody bag in magenta | away from the blue


Necklace: Colette marble and gold pendant drop long necklace
Top: thrifted Valleygirl blue knit jumper
JeansSass & Bide Playman skinny jeans
ShoesConverse Chuck Taylor All Star low in black
BagRebecca Minkoff Edie small crossbody bag in magenta

Why I wore it:

A very similar outfit to the one above with the blue knit and black jean combo, although with a warmer morning I didn't need a scarf as I wore this a week later. I wore this pretty gold and marble pendant necklace instead of a scarf, the pinks and purples went nicely with the Rebecca Minkoff Edie crossbody bag even though the necklace is gold and the hardware on the bag is silver.

As I wasn't wearing a scarf I thought I'd wear these printed skinny jeans to add an extra touch of interest - they are really fun but sometimes can be tricky to wear if I try add other prints with them. They work better, like here, as the statement print in the outfit. I did wish I'd worn a scarf in the afternoon when the wild weather blew in, but it was a much warmer morning than expected.

Stopped by my favourite photo taking spot after the school drop off before yet another Woolies trip, so I wore this pretty floral mask. Thankfully even though things have been out of stock when I've made online orders I've been able to get the things I needed in stores when I visit.


How You Can Wear It:

Black and blue look great together! Try a blue knit with black skinny jeans. For an extra pop of colour, try pink accessories too - they go so well with blue and stand out against black jeans.


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Monday, 17 August 2020

Yellow, Aqua and Navy: Dresses and Leather Jackets | Weekday Wear Link Up

Two incredibly similar outfits for today's Weekday Wear Link Up! Printed navy dresses, yellow scarves, leather jackets, leggings and Converse with my Rebecca Minkoff aqua mini MAC bag.

What I wore:

navy stripe tee dress layered up for winter leggings converse leather jacket mustard yellow scarf aqua bag | away from blue

navy striped tee dress, leather jacket with Rebecca Minkoff mini MAC in aquamarine with python embossed leather | awayfromtheblue

awayfromtheblue Instagram | mustard scarf, navy stripe tee dress leather jacket and aqua mini mac bag winter colourful accessories

JacketAsos Black by Markus Lupfer printed leather jacket
Scarf: Fashion Scarf Girl plain crinkle scarf in mustard
DressAtmos&Here navy stripe tee dress with leggings
ShoesConverse Chuck Taylor All Star low in black
BagRebecca Minkoff mini MAC in aquamarine with python embossed leather

Why I wore it:

Wore this for a fun Monday! After the school run I headed out to the local opshops with my youngest boy. Since I'd noticed the big one near us had reopened (it was one of the last to reopen after the virus restrictions) I was eager to go check it out, and a cold Monday sounded like the perfect opportunity. It is the best opshop locally for books, they have a huge range and we spent a lot of time picking our favourites to take home. Hubby and I had an appointment later that day and I was hoping some new books would keep the little one entertained for a bit during that! Of course I picked a few interesting looking ones up for myself too, since my neighbour started a virtual book club over Iso I've gotten back into the habit of reading and I'm always looking for new books to read!

I felt this navy striped tee dress with the black printed leather jacket was a bit dark, the mustard scarf and the aquamarine mini MAC bag were the perfect touches of colour with it to lighten it up! It warmed up much more than I expected and I ended up taking the leather jacket off for most of the day after the school drop off in the morning.


ShoesConverse Chuck Taylor All Star low in black
BagRebecca Minkoff mini MAC in aquamarine with python embossed leather

Why I wore it:

Again the same outfit formula with a navy dress, leather jacket, and aqua mini MAC bag and yellow scarf. I loved the colours of this outfit but it felt a little more impractical than the first outfit above. It was a very cold day, so cold that I ended up working from home after the school run with a big fluffy blanket over my legs to keep me warm. I realised when I went to go pick up my son and take him to his appointment in the afternoon that it has just resulted in a very wrinkled dress being covered up all day with a thick blanket! It is a very light dress, just viscose, so it wrinkles a bit more than I'd like sometimes.

I think if I'd have worn this on another day I would have liked it more - it was a fun colour combination, and I really liked all of the pieces together, but it was so cold jeans and a big cosy knit might have been better (and less likely to wrinkle!).



How You Can Wear It:

Yellow and navy go so well together! If you're layering up a navy dress for colder weather with a leather jacket and leggings, why not add a bright yellow scarf for a pop of colour? You can try introduce another bright shade with a handbag too.



Weekday Wear Linkup #83


Welcome to the Weekday Wear linkup! A linkup for you to share your weekday outfits - whether that is office wear or stay at home mum wear - if you wore it on a weekday, you can link it up!

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2. Link back to this post so others can find the link up.
3. Follow your host Away From The Blue on BloglovinInstagramTwitterFacebook or YouTube.
4. Add up to two posts and be sure to visit and comment on as many other posts as possible to get some weekday outfit inspiration!
Optional: tweet the post you linked up with the hashtag #weekdayWearLinkUp so I can retweet!


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