Monday, November 19, 2018

Tonal Dressing Teal Blue


The Challenge
My challenge was styling these light colored pants for a cooler temperature look. 
We finally got some fall-like weather here!  One of my favorite combinations is teal and olive, but since I just wore my olive cardi in recent post, I decided another tone on tone outfit was a good way to go.  

The Details
This is a cabi-heavy outfit.  I'm wearing Tidal skinny jeans, a rhubarb Cinch belt and Ever cardigan.  The jeans and belt were found on Zulily, the cardigan on a resale site.  Desigual scarf was purchased on eBay for a Seattle trip.  The Eileen Fisher tank is from Nordstrom on clearance, it has a longer shirttail that hangs below the back of the cardigan.  After my last whiney-pants post, I find it rather humorous that 100% of this outfit was ordered online (Earth booties, too)!  Another fun option would be adding bright green jewelry to bring out that color in the scarf.  I have a bright green bracelet (surprise, surprise), but was feeling the reds today.  You will notice that the blues in the scarf aren't exact to the blues in the the pants and cardigan, or the green of tank for that matter, but blend well together.  

The Takeaway
A lot of the time we look for scarves to pull out colors that are already in our outfits, but they can work just as well if they blend.  It took me several attempts to get this outfit looking the way I wanted it to.  Most (or all) of you fashionistas know that putting outfits together can take some trial and error.  Some days more error than others--LOL! 
Leather Bracelet Snow Pine Design | Tiffany T Wire Bracelet




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10 comments

  1. I love what you did with your teal pants - that scarf is fantastic! I have never paired olive with teal before but what a great combo! Hope you are having a marvelous Monday my friend!
    xo,
    Kellyann

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    1. Thank you--it was really challenging and I'm not usually that challenged! :P

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  2. I love throwing in all kinds of "unexpected" colors for every season!!
    That scarf is so perfect to tie it all together!!
    XOXO
    Jodie
    www.jtouchofstyle.com

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    1. You do a great job of "throwing" colors together, Jodie!

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  3. How good blue combines with brown. And another name for this look:tone on tone! Those trousers are fabulous!

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  4. Oh those pants are so much fun! The color is so bright yet you made it work for fall with the olive top!

    http://www.mylittlenest.org

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    1. Thanks, Ruth! For some reason, they gave me styling problems this time...

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  5. Love the colour teal blue and how you styled this look Kim :)

    Thanks for sharing at Creative Mondays. Hope you can join us today.

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    1. Thank you, Claire. I always love coming over and drooling at your blog--ha!

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