Wednesday, July 4, 2012

PUSSYBOWS

Here is why I dislike staying on top of trends: Too much shows, too much collections, too much editorials.. In the end, I am rarely able to remember who certain pieces are by and when they're launched (thank you for saving my brain style.com). For example today, I tried recalling Chloe's fall collection where a lot of pussybow blouses were on the runway. I thought it was 2007 but it was actually 2009.
As I turn to Google for answers like I always do and searched.. turns out most pussybow pieces came from 2011 (not 2012 like I recalled.. memory failure again). Well, it didn't bother me that I'm not the trendy bunch though.. Instead, I came to finding lots of great inspirations for my next attempt in wearing these bow adorned pieces (which I have also included as part of this post!) So yes, I'm done with one of my reasons why I refuse to wear every single trend per season.. I read & see.. I am likely to forget and eventually, I simply wear I like. // photos by Christy
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clockwise from top left : from the 70s, caroline issa adding a pop of purple to her otherwise monochrome outfit, philosophy di albertta feretti fall 2011 - so retro girly, keeping it casual with denim micros
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my steamer broke 3 weeks ago and I haven't been bothered to buy a new one. For now I'll just pretend that I've sat in the car for too long that my clothes wrinkled even when I've just walked out of the door
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L-R : Chloe Fall 2009 - One of my favorite collections ever, Jason Wu SS11 - supersized versions, alexa chung proves that a little goes a long way, denim and leather can never go wrong
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I've had this scarfs for awhile. Now mcqueen has many variations of the skull illustrations.. This peachy-pink version is my favorite. you can get the high street bargain version at ASOS here
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collage sources. hippie-couture, elle, vanessa-jackman, tumblr, style.com
forever21 blouse (similar here), vintage skirt, alexander mcqueen scarf (similar here), chanel bag, lanvin shoes


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33 comments:

TheMadTwins said...

I love the spirit: wear what I like :)
Love that vintage skirt so much! It has the perfect color! Really adore it!

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Jeline said...

This look is soo adorable!

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g.ta said...

very cute scarf!! love it!! <3

Shinly Fransisca said...

i love your wedge <3

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Heather said...

Love this whole look. I have the same scarf :)
I'm the same way I can never remember what collections had what trends and I always turn to style.com for the answer.

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Karina Dinda R. said...

Love your bow and skirt ^^ You look gorgeous as always! :)

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sajuki said...

love this skirt !

Tannya Aditya said...

kinda romantic look you got here. love it! and your skirt is to die for sobs

dongala (wanderer) said...

such a lovely look..and the color is too cute ..baby pink! (:

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Reinhardt Kenneth said...

the pussy bow is to die for, the pastel colors are super dreamy. LOVE<3

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Vonny said...

really cute outfit :D i like your skirt!

Lucca Yoga said...

You looks so pretty.

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Andrea said...

Omg so pretty I love this! The layered bow is so feminine

.brigittamonique. said...

omg! love the whole look <3
love the mcqueen scarf :D

Adeline Yang said...

in the end it's the style that suits you the best that will complement yourself... so yes, i wear what i like :D
and i love that picture of alexa chung!

Estherina said...

Absolutely obsessed with this outfit!

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Julie Mitzie said...

WOW this is amazing!!!!

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Paper Doll said...

nice romantic pastels!
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Miss Roxy said...

i love your outfit!!! u look amazing

Vani Sagita said...

You look so fresh, michelle! <3

Caroline Susanto said...

pretty as always :D I also dress what I want to wear and never really pay attention to trends, even though i do know them haha!

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Bella Francisca said...

ribbon collar is so lovely! I love your skorts ;) anw, thank you for your comments on my blog ci Mich!

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fashion provocateur said...

gorgeous outfit! i just picked up a jason wu bow shirt
love the heels and the skirt!


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Sesilia Anastasia said...

cute outfit!! :3 pretty as well!

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Delia Salsabila said...

cute outfit, you're amazing

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Anaivilo said...

I love the pink skirt, so soft and girlie and the bow from the top is a great effect on the whole look! :D

Michelle said...

Pretty! looking so sweet!

HERDIANA SURACHMAN said...

ohh such a sweet and sof color, and i just read your comment on my Balenciaga post ;p LOL

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eggtartbox said...

Have to agree, even though I enjoy looking through the collections and editorials, after awhile, it does feel like my mind if being inundated and that's how collection years get muddled, etc. That being said, I like this combination of pussy bow and subtle skull print and then, of course, all the inspirational photographs. Hope you've had a lovely week! xx

Jatinda Kang said...

lush gorgeous outfit, love the skirt and blouse.

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Mitha Komala said...

omg your scarf, rad! =) xx

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Sylvia from Dare to DIY said...

Super cute, I absolutely love this outfit!

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Sandra said...

You look just stunning here!! :))