look book: oxfords and stripes

June 16, 2010


It's after Memorial Day so it's officially legal to bring out the white shorts and dresses! I loved the idea of wearing whites with greys and browns. I thought it was a little menswear inspired but still had a girly touch.





shirt and necklace Forever 21, shorts Madewell, shoes Steven by Steve Madden Melin, wooden bangles thrifted, sunglasses Persol, purse Urban

I got a hair cut last week and while it was really just a trim I notice it so much. It's a lot lighter and welp it looks so much shorter too! I added some long layers too. I'm hoping my hair will grow longer and healthier though.

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80 comments:

  1. OOo loving the necklace!!! :) I always feel like even when I cut my hair, a tiny tiny bit, it seems like sooo much... cause were used to feeling it all the time! yours looks great! I need to trim mine to keep it healthier.

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  2. I would have *never* guessed that your necklace was from Forever 21--you put outfits together so well! Please send me some of your good style vibes :) Your hair looks fantastic, too!

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  3. You always look super pretty!

    I LOVE this outfit! I've been looking for shoes like those and I can never find them in my size! I'll have to try Steve Madden.

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  4. You look so gorgeous! I love the haircut, and these oxfords are absolutely to DIE for. Love that you paired them with those pretty white shorts!
    xo Josie
    http://winksmilestyle.blogspot.com

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  5. oxfords are the perfect shoe, they really are. and that necklace is so pretty!

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  6. I'm loving the brown accents. It really breaks up the stripes. Cute!

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  7. I love the colour palette in this outfit - such a soft but pretty mixture of shades and patterns.

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  8. your eyes look amazing in that last picture!

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  9. I love your outfit, it looks so stylish yet comfy.

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  10. You look great! Your hair is still uber long, i bet it feels so much better!

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  11. Love the necklace...and the shoes! Steve Madden!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Woohoo. :D

    Love your hair Mara. Wish mine was as nice!!!

    xoxo

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  12. You look beautiful! Great outfit!

    <3
    www.kasiabelhadri.blogspot.com

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  13. I think the new haircut looks great! Fun photoshoot :) I really like the Forever 21 necklace.

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  14. You look so cute. I love the stripes and the necklace makes it a little girlier.

    Your hair looks great! I love that feeling of weight less hair :) I need a haircut as well. xx

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  15. I noticed your shorter hair right away ! It looks great :)
    You look adorable, as usual !

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  16. Your necklace is awesome! I love it! And your outfit is great, as always! :).

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  17. Very cute and fun outfit! Love those shoes!

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  18. This look is PERFECT for you. So sweet!

    (And yes, I noticed your hair, too! It looks fabulous :)

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  19. Fun! I love the feminine touch of the necklace and the pop of colour in the nails. Great bag, too!

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  20. Ha, your hair shorter is still longer than my hair now!

    Love your necklace ;-)

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  21. I love your shoes and that necklace...and the whole outfit! Your hair looks so great, too! xo

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  22. You have the best fashion sense! I love this outfit! Clean, crisp and summery! Love it :)

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  23. Such a cute outfit and your hair looks great! The necklace is a nice, girly touch to the otherwise tomboy-ish outfit!

    www.sarabbentley.blogspot.com

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  24. you are gorgeous! i love this outfit alot. and i really want those shoes!

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  25. Love this look Mara! :) The white shorts and oxfords are too cute on you.

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  26. Why are you not a professional model? (Or are you? haha)

    Great outfit! Love the backdrop of the first pic too!

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  27. Great outfit! I love love that necklace!

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  28. gimmie those shoes!!! you look amazing, I love this outfit

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  29. this is menswear done right! you (and your hair!) look amazing.

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  30. I adore this look on you:) White shorts are so cute and the tee is amazing:)
    Muah darling and have a great Thursday:)
    Ps: your hair look great!

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  31. this is my favorite outfit you have EVER WORN! soooo dang cute! :) i am lovin it.

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  32. Okay, favorite outfit so far!
    I love that it looks comfy but in an adorable way. And your hair is cute! I noticed the little layers looking extra good before I saw you said anything, so...it's all good. Don't worry it will grow back somehow even more beautiful!

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  33. Hi Mara,

    I love the color combination! I don't wear a lot of brown because I always seem to have trouble picking out colors to match with it but I love how you mixed the whites, and grey with it!

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  34. I love everything about this outfit!! Now I want to run out and get a pair of oxfords. And your hair looks gorgeous!!

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  35. Your hair looks amazing! I love it!

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  36. I totally noticed your hair cut before you reminded everyone. It looks cute? Do you love it? I adore your shoes. I've had my eyes on them for a while, but they're pretty spendy. ;(

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  37. love the outfit!! I always notice how much shorter my hair is when I get trims, I hate it...though I need one bad!!

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  38. I am desperate for some oxfords!
    I love yours with the white shorts. Very cute!

    xx
    Nikki

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  39. LOVE everything about this... might be my fave look.

    i might want to be you.

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  40. I love how you have paired that gorgeous necklace with a casual shirt.

    Please come join my *Cupcake Challenge*, I promise it will be loads of fun!!

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  41. Your hair looks great! And those oxfords are super cute.

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  42. You're especially gorgeous here! The stripes + necklace combo is great, and I love the white shorts and brown accents!

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  43. i love this look!! i am all about stripes. freakishly obsessed actually. the last four shirts i've bought -- all horizontal stripes. great minds think alike! xo, h

    ps. rad shoes dude.

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  44. I think your should post your skincare routine! Your skin always looks so peachy perfect!

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  45. Love your shoes! I'm looking for a black pair of these to wear to work. I used to wear them as my school shoes as a kid, so it's awesome to see them back in fashion.

    Your hair looks great! I need a hair cut desperately.

    x Jasmine

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  46. i love your bag and sunglasses.

    you're so gorgeous

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  47. Stunning! There are so many things I love here, so here we go. White shorts are red hot this summer, I love stripped shirts and the necklace is a perfect accessory. The brick background is so urban-chic!

    One of my fav. posts, Mara!

    Marcie

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  48. You got a really fresh face! Stunning!

    xxx

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  49. I love the classic stripe blazer and the shoes are beautiful.

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  50. I've come to you from Sara B bentley's site. So glad to have met you! Love your blog!

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  51. love the outfit! the shorts and brogues are so great together!

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  52. You're so adorable. I can't standd it!

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  53. Sara B Bentley introduced you as being a modern day Audrey Hepburn. She couldn't be more correct! Love your blog!(And the interview!)

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  54. Love this look. one of my favorites. super casual but still trendy. totally me!

    xx Kirby

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  55. i've come to you from your interview at Sara B bentley's blog.

    absolutely love the story you posted in "about."

    i can see why sara interviewed you!

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  56. wish there was an F21 in the uk x

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  57. love it all! you are so pretty!!

    the stripes are so cute!

    xoxo

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  58. Cute as always my dear! Oh how I miss Forever! There aren't any around here now that we've moved. Online shopping from Forever for me now.

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  59. Love the oxfords. You look so cute and casual here!

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  60. I love those shoes sweetie! They look awesome with that belt, such a cute style. And while it is legal now to wear the white, be careful not to sit in anything disgusting. That seems to be my problem :(

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  61. You new haircut looks wonderful!! I love your outfit!! The necklace and the shorts are so chic!! xoxoxoxxo

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  62. you looks so cute!!! love stripes and oxfords!
    ps. you will find yourself wearing oxfords a lot when you start teaching. they're so comfy to wear all day and walking and standing but still cute so we don't have to look like frumpy teachers :)

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  63. What an amazing look. And you look sooo beautiful! Ö

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  64. i really love this outfit! it's perfect.

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  65. this look is so cute on you!
    I love your shoes ;)

    xoxo
    Olivia

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  66. i love this outfit! you look fab, like you're right off the cover of j.crew!

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  67. i LOVELOVELOVE this outfit you gorgeous thing.<3

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  68. i was thinking your hair looked great before i read that you had cut it. love those sunglasses on you!

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  69. Damn girl, you look amazing!! The hair, the outfit... you really have a great sense of style!

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  70. Cette tenue est très sympa! Fraîche et classe!

    http://enarasblog.blogspot.com/

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  71. What a lovely casual outfit!

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