pop of paisley

Up until relatively recently, I never wore scarves as accessories–they were strictly reserved for outerwear in my mind. Just another weird fashion fear, I guess?

I’ve come to appreciate scarves as of late, however. As a girl who doesn’t wear a lot of jewelry, I’ve discovered their usefulness as a way to complete an outfit or add a pop of color.

I recently bought this pop of paisley scarf from Forever 21:

I really love all the colors up against the ivory background. So pretty! I wore it for the first time today with a pretty neutral outfit.

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(contrary to appearances, I’m not pregnant–my pants are just a little big in the waist!)

Ivory and dark brown was the theme for the rest of the ensemble. My ubiquitous tortoise watch made yet another appearance 🙂

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I tried to pick up one of the colors in the scarf with my shoes–I think it ended up being a pretty close match! I always struggle with what color shoes to wear with these pants for some reason. Brights always work in my book!

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ivory cowl neck top {New York and Company}, old similar

paisley scarf {Forever 21}, $10

brown dress pants {Banana Republic Factory}, $47 similar

red-orange ballet flats {Enzo Angiolini via Macy’s}, $15

tortoise watch {Fossil via Amazon}, $20

pearl stud earrings, gift similar

How often do you wear scarves as accessories?

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11 thoughts on “pop of paisley

  1. that scarf is gorgeous! i may have to check it out myself. i love how you kept the rest of the outfit neutral but added in one of the colors in your shoes, that’s definitely what i would have done as well. 🙂 so pretty!

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  2. Yep, that really is a beautiful scarf, Caroline! I love it! I’m a huge fan of scarves as a way to bring a little extra interest to an outfit, and I wear them year-round 🙂

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