Summer Tweed and Polka-Dots


I hope everyone had a wonderful 4th of July (and Canada Day for Canadian readers)! With the holiday resting smack dab on a Wednesday this year, I took a bit of a week-long vacation from pretty much everything. This blouse did not get a vacation, as I wore it non-stop all week.


Being a popover, this blouse is meant to fit roomy (too fitted and you can’t easily take it off), but it was a little too roomy for my taste. Luckily it had many more features that I loved and deemed worth altering. Jacquard and navy blue dots mix to make an interesting take on polka-dots, cuffed sleeves make it great for layering under blazers and sweaters, and a stand point collar is my favorite type of collar. Here’s what I had done:




:: photo credits – Mr. AN ::

Outfit DetailsJ.Crew shirt :: Banana Republic Factory shorts (similar) :Ann Taylor belt :: Chanel handbag :: Manolo Blahnik shoes :: J.Crew necklace ( similar here) :: Kate Spade watch (customized) ::  Stella & Dot bracelet (c/0) (in silver) :: Essie “Turquoise and Caicos” nail color

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  1. says: Serena Hartwell

    I love the shoes, such a pretty color on you. Great alteration job on the shirt; looks just right!

  2. says: Lisa Ng

    Girl you look tall!!! Love the easy but chic top! So the summer tweed referred to the shorts? I’m still learning fashion vocabulary ;)

  3. says: Jo

    I have a romper that has been recently handed down. Its quite loose but I would hate to get rid of it. Any tips on how to make it slimmer? It has sewn in pockets on the shorts

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