Monday, February 25, 2013

My New Uniform



I must admit, I have a new uniform.  I am always trying to find an easy outfit to throw on that looks put together. This is it- jeans and a starched oxford.  I was inspired while flipping through the J. Crew "Style Guide". I was doing some research on a formula for layering (I haven't figured that out yet), and I noticed that they put oxfords with everything!  I have always loved a good oxford. At one time in my life I wore one everyday and so I have lots.  Well, they are seeing a new life lately.  I love that I have some that are light-weight (here) and some that are a heavier weight.

I like to tuck the shirt in and semi-pop (not a full pop but a partial pop- ha!) the collar when I'm going to be out and about. 

Outfit Links: 
Top Shirt- J.Crew for similar, Bottom Shirt- J.Crew for similar, Jeans- Citizens of Humanity, Shoes- Converse, Purse- Marc Jacobs, Sunglasses- Ray-Ban, Watch- Michael Kors

But, when I'm at home the shirt gets untucked!  A reader shared with me that she was looking for inspiration for her bedroom, and I'm always looking for convenient places to take pictures- so here's my favorite place in the world, my bed(room)!  It's still a work in progress.  My sister is an interior designer so I'm constantly asking her for advice, which she happily gives!  

I don't have an office so I decided to make a desk next to my bed.  If you're looking for a great looking but inexpensive chair, my sister posted on this one (here).  








14 comments:

  1. Yay!! Love the bedroom shots-it looks beautiful!! Thanks so much for sharing:-)

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  2. Ok please share paint colors...love love!

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  3. Love this outfit! Chucks are on my list as well as more oxfords! Have several but I love how nice you look and easy it was to throw together!

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  4. Ditto what Melissa Terryah said. We MUST know more about this bed! :)

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  5. You look adorable...and the fact that you look amazing in those jeans doesn't hurt the whole look! I'm a big fan of the popped collar...I guess it's my inner molly ringwald. And now I need to go bleach my converse, bc they look nothing like yours!

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  6. Cute uniform! What color is your bedroom painted?

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  7. Thank you all for your comments! I'm so honored you all are asking! The paint color is Pratt and Lambert "Rubidoux" and my bed is from Garnett Hill!

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  8. Love your bedroom! Mine is painted almost the exact same color! Ben Moore's Soho Loft

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  9. I love uniforms! Yours is great - I've been hunting around for a pale pink oxford recently and haven't found what I want. Either TOO stuffy/matronly or too trendy with elbow sleeves and odd tucks or collars.
    I have a winter uniform and I'm afraid my sweater is getting shabby - good thing winter is fading.

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  10. Your picture in front of the bed needs to be in a magazine. Seriously.

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  11. Greetings! Beautiful bedroom! ...your bed from Garnet Hill...is it the color "Antique Rust?" That's the only color listed on the GH website but I just wanted to be sure I wasn't missing another color that is sold out.

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  12. Love the legs on your nightstand/desk! From where was it purchased?

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  13. Love the legs on your nightstand/desk! From where was it purchased?

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