thoughts on orange

DSC_6824Orange is one of those colors that I just don’t wear very often. I think it’s due to a combination of two things: 1) I’m convinced it would look terrible on me, and 2) I’m concerned that I’ll end up looking like a jack-o-lantern. So when I found this blazer in a lovely shade of orange-y red (or perhaps reddish orange?), I thought it might be a nice way to compromise and add something orange-ish to my wardrobe.

DSC_6809So as to avoid the whole Halloween-y vibe, I first tried wearing it in a way that was nearly identical to a look I saw on Pinterest.

DSC_6814I also added my new leopard clutch, just because it came in the mail that day (it was a belated birthday present from Seth).

I think I like the end result of this outfit–I could get into this orange thing. How would you wear the color orange?

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orange-ish blazer: J.Crew via Poshmark, similar, similar // striped tee: Old Navy, similar, similar // boyfriend jeans: Loft, exact, similar // black wedges: Jessica Simpson via Amazon, exact, similar // leopard clutch: MimiC Designs via Etsy, exact, similar, similar

Linking up with Laura for Confident Twosday!

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3 thoughts on “thoughts on orange

  1. I think this outfit is super cute! I share your fears about wearing orange. I find I wear it more in the summer and pair it with navy and tan to tone it down.

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