Monthly Archives: July 2016
This summer there are a few firsts for me and this outfit includes two of them – wearing bright neon colors and shorts. I have excluded them previously for one reason or another, including lack of confidence. I have not conciously made a decision to wear this or that but I stopped overanalyzing and I realized no one is as critical of my outfits as I am.
Brights and whites are pretty simple pairing and I do it often (like here) but still quite striking. I first paired the top with my white linen shorts but I needed something more crisp and structured. The fabrics were just not flowing well together. These Michael Kors shorts were my next choice and I think they complimented the embelishment on the top perfectly. Some of my favorite bloggers have paired neon with black and stripes like Wendy here and here and Annabelle here. Black was not the first pairing that came to mind but after seeing their styling it is growing on me.
What do you think of neon colors? Do you have them in your closet or is it something you would sport only in the gym?
If you are not ready to try on off-the-shoulder trend yet, here is an option that will make you feel as chic and beautiful. Tops with lace detail are more conservative but as feminine and trendy as their off-the-shoulder sibling. For this toddler mommy who is constantly in motion, lace/crochet tops are more comfortable and functional. Add to this a relaxed fit and light fabric and you have an instant favorite. Here are some of my favorite lace top: