Pin-spired Paris Street Style :: Chiffon midi skirt & Navy brogues

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Happy Wednesday everyone! So today is it! The last day working at Crossroads, I feel so many emotions I can’t even begin to describe what’s going on in my head. One thing is for sure, I am super excited/nervous for what’s to come for the rest of the year. Time can only tell I suppose!

If you follow me on InstaGram (which you totally should p.s. ;)) then you’ll know I’ve been engulfed in this fashion book Paris Street Style that I picked up at Anthropologie. For me, like most people – especially the fashionable set, Paris has always held this stylish allure. One of the best compliments I’ve ever received from someone about my style was from a customer who said I reminded them of how the French girls dressed in Paris. Whaaaa?! Did we just become best friends? Yup! (Please note, we didn’t really, cause that would’ve been weird, but I did seriously think it over in my head, haha!)

Back to my main point, I love this book! It breaks down the Parisian ‘je ne sais quoi’ quite magically and I find it interesting how many of their fashion do’s and don’ts were already a part of my style doctrine. Maybe I was Parisian in another life? :) If you like reading fashion books or just want something you can casually pick up and put down without losing the story, this is perfect. Especially for beach or poolside perusing.

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hm-blouse-midi-skirt-justfab-brogues-midtown-handbag-pinspiredH&M blouse + skirt (old) / JustFab ‘Payton’ brogues + ‘Midtown’ tote / Thrifted belt + rings / Michael Kors tortoise watch / Elizabeth + James sunnies

Of course reading this book along with frequent trips to my holy grail of social media – Pinterest, has lead to me attempting to dress more “french“. I found the street style shot above and immediately fell in love. A perfect outfit for a steamy day, the neutral color palette helps you look (and feel!) cool and fresh. She managed to find the perfect balance between dressy and casual, I love the feminine blouse and skirt paired with a more masculine shoe and belt. Finally that clutch! *dying*

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For my take, I definitely wanted to keep with the neutral color palette, but of course I had to add my own pops of color with a peachy-orange lip and a pop of neon pink in my shoes. All in all, I think a pretty good interpretation with touches of my own tastes in style.

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How do you all feel about the allure that is Parisian style?

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4 Responses to Pin-spired Paris Street Style :: Chiffon midi skirt & Navy brogues

  1. Hi! I just found your blog because I was looking for outfits with these exact shoes. I love this outfit and I was wondering if you could post other outfits with these shoes so I could get some more ideas. Thanks a bunch!

    • Thank you Caroline! I will admit these shoes have been quite neglected since I did this post. I’d love to help you out though, so I’ll see what I can put together :) Thanks for stopping by!!