1.14.2013

Opposing Forces



Blazer (Kohls); Shirt (Loft); Jeans (Silver - Macy's); Shoes (Naturalizer);
Sunglasses (Charming Charlie)
Belkis Cruz Photography

A blazer is a great wardrobe staple that has transformative powers. It can give a flowy dress some structure, dress up a pair of jeans, make a playful pair of shorts more serious, and turn a pencil skirt into a power suit. And blazers are like shoes - you definitely need at least one in black, a few colored options, and the right one can make you feel confident and powerful. This casual Friday look is making me crave the weekend... are we there yet?

73 comments:

Rakhshanda Rizvi said...

Love your outfit <3

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Amy said...

love that top! reminds me of the jcrew one!

xx amy
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Ana said...

Nice outfit!I love snow..send me some,haha!
Hugs

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Ms. Dainty Doll said...

Love the trousers, so pretty xx

Rachel Lynne said...

LOVE your blazer and sparkly top, so pretty! Happy Monday dear :)

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tiny dancer said...

Super cute outfit! I love the bit of sparkle on your shirt - really makes it all come together :)

Tasia

Sam said...

Hi dear, this is definitely my type of style, stripes and blazers and I am in love! The colour of your blazer is so pretty, i haven't seen that shade in stores here.

Joy Shana said...

Love the jeans, the top is super cute, you look gorgeous
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RedTagChicLosAngeles said...

A blazer is truly one of the most versatile stuff any woman could own...& you surely are rocking it here!!! I'm also wearing one right now in my post. That snow is the best backdrop!!!

REBECCA
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Bravoe Runway said...

That top is super cute, I was looking for it around the holidays at my local loft but it sold out.

Juju said...

I love your striped tee and with that trousers, your outfit is so cute!!

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Daniella said...

You are very right about how important it is to own a good blazer. I love yours, the colour and fit is beautiful and I love the classic and yet casual way you've styled it! :)

Take care,
Daniella xox

classicgirl said...

Oh I love your shirt, it reminds me of a JCrew top which sold out really too fast! That's a lovely alternative you have there!
xo

Citrus - Refreshing Fashion said...

I have that shirt too and absolutely love it :) love how u style it with the soft pink blazer! so chic!

XO Meghan
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Helene said...

this is gorgeous, love the top and the snow in the background!

TheTinyHeart said...

Love the hint of sparkle! I need to get myself a colored blazer stat!

-Sharon
The Tiny Heart
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Dorota said...

nice outfit ! :>

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Amy said...

I LOVE the color of this blazer. Looks great paired with the sequin top!

xoxxo
Amy
urbanfrill

Michael Z said...

Love this whole outfit! Something I'd wear all the time. A colorfull blazer is on my to-buy list for spring/summer. I'm thinking... coral... or green =]

Little Rus said...

One of my favourite outfits of yours. Love the blazer and stripes very much and the colours are beautiful! x

Monika Lis said...

nice look :)

Monika Lis said...

nice look :)

Bethie The Boo said...

I love this! I agree that a blazer is a like a good pair of shoes - which also means you cannot have too many!! And yes, is it the weekend yet? :)

Alissa said...

You have such long legs! Gosh girl you are gorgeous!

Terry S said...

LOVE this, Heather. Those jeans and heels make you look SO TALL!

xo,
Terry

http://terrys-two-cents.blogspot.com

Toni May said...

Love your blazer!

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Agnes Mayer said...

I think this is one of my favorite outfit posts of yours. You look great. Absolutely love the sparkly top. YOu look fabulous.

Agi:)

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Catherine said...

Hope you had a great weekend! Love that blazer - and I really love that Loft shirt!

Holly Foxen Wells of Glamour Mash said...

Def agree on the blazer staple piece! That shirt should also be a staple- LOVE!

xx
Holly Foxen Wells
GlamourMash

Ivana said...

OMG that top! One word: obsessed! I love it, and want it immediately :) You look so lovely Heather!

xx Ivana
Macarons and Pearls

Kim (A Very Sweet Blog) said...

I have that top! It's awesome girl. I had to scrap for it, because they were running out of sizes. HAHAHA I'll try and wear it in a post soon.
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Always Maylee said...

I love how your striped top has a bit of sparkle, so cute and fun! Love the blazer too, what a pretty color.

xo, Yi-chia
Always Maylee

Renae at simple sequins said...

hello Heather! Thank you for your fun and nice words. It has been so cold here lately that when it gets near 33° I will run around like it is 50°. Nice SEQUINS on your shirt. Of course, I LOVE IT!!!

Allyssa said...

Your blazer is such a gorgeous color! I love your top too! Great look!

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Sandy a la Mode said...

love the detail on the top of your shirt!!

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Sandy a la Mode

Babes in Thriftland said...

Love the color of this blazer on you! Such a cute but simple outfit! I'm now in the market for a colored blazer!

Outside Looking In said...

I love the blazer and I love the shirt too! You look great no matter what you wear! Four days to go...we can do this!!!!!

Whitney Cosgrave said...

cute look, i love the color of your blazer!

Amor said...

You look gorgeous, Heather! Can I live in your endless closet? :)

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the Queen City Style said...

Good Lord girl your legs are endless! These jeans are awesome and look terrific on you! PS--You really also do have an endless closet ;)
Whitley
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Sandra Leiva said...

That shirt is so cute! :)))

newpetite said...

Those jeans look fab on you and make your legs seem like they go on and on...

Mery Arbi said...

oo wao you look absolutley amazing!!

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Jeans and a Teacup said...

Love the striped shirt with the sequins...so cute!
~Jessica
Jeans and a Teacup

Jacy said...

I love this look!! The color of your blazer is lovely, and it looks fantastic with stripes and flared jeans.

~Jacy

www.laviedelenore.blogspot.com

Nike Onile said...

Oh the blazer is effortless! Love it!!! Wish I could see the shoes

xoxo
Nike O.
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rlutz said...

Love the color of that blazer. Looks so fresh paired with your sparkly stripes against the cold snow!!

Cravingforbarneys said...

You look gorgeous! Love your blazer!

Ashley of Southern (California) Belle said...

I love the subtle sparkle on your striped shirt... So super cute!

xo

Ashley

Southern (California) Belle

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love your blazer btw :)

silvergirl said...

I have this shirt and am always looking for new ways to style it
Will be stealing this look very soon
:) Brett

The Style Mogul said...

I love that sweater! It's adorable and the sequin detailing adds just that extra ummph! Love it! XO

Christina
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Franziska said...

I HAVE BOTH OF THOSE TOPS. I can't wait to recreate. Thank you for the inspiration lady.

navy and orange said...

that top is perfect for all year around!

xoxo navy & orange

Sara Strauss {Sincerely, Sara} said...

Cute outfit! That striped sparkly shirt is so cute!
~Sara

LyddieGal said...

yes, blazers are a must! and i love your striped sequin top! sequins make everything better.
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Julie (Little Pink Rain Boots) said...

This look couldn't be any cuter! I love it. I really need to learn how to style blazers more casually, this is great inspiration.

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Julie, from prosecco to plaid said...

I absolutely love this look! Thank you so much for the sweet birthday wishes! xo, Julie

geelongfashionista said...

Love your jumper Heather!
And yes totally agree about blazers, this one os a great fit and colour!
Looking beautiful as always. :)
x Kirsty

Count To Four said...

great look! love those pants on you, and love the colour of the blazer!

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Mrs C said...

Can't get over on how long these pants make your legs look! Perfect pair and definite keeper!

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Niki Caron said...

I am in love with that top! And I agree, blazers are a fabulous all-around piece!

Akinyi Ragwar said...

What a nice look! Love the blazer it really brings the outfit together, so cute!

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Sarah said...

LOVE this!! I have a few blazers that I need to wear more- you've inspired me!

Amy Fashion Blog said...

love this whole outfit

Kat asecondglance said...

I love the sequins sprinkled around the top of your striped shirt. What a great detail!

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