CLASSY | STRIPES

June 5, 2016

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Funny story – I had an awards ceremony for my youngest child this week and I walked out of my closet with this off the shoulder flouncy top and this tight black skirt. My husband takes one look at me and says, “You look hot, but maybe you should change.” Hint taken. Insert striped blouse and chic black shorts instead. Still trendy, but won’t get me dirty looks from the mommies and questionable glances from the daddies in the class.

The thing I love about this blouse is that it has stripes as we all love, but it switches between vertical and horizontal stripes and gives it a more updated look. A thin, flowy shirt like this needs to be paired with something a little tighter on the bottom, like these fitted shorts or skinny jeans. I usually have a hard time finding shorts that fit my petite frame but these are perfect in every way. These shorts are a high rise style and made with a stretch material (that is super sleek and soft) that makes it easy to pull on and off. A classic look like this needs an equally classic trench that is lightweight and drapey to layer over this ensemble.

// Key Pieces (shop below for full details) //

Statement Piece | Shirt and Shoes
Investment Piece | Classic Trench
Style Tip | Avoid looking frumpy by mixing a loose, flowy top with something fitted on the bottom

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Shirt | Topshop
Shorts | Aritzia (on sale now!!)
Jacket | Trouve
Necklace | The Two Hand Exchange
Watch | Daniel Wellington
Shoes | Marc Fisher
Rings | Glamerella Jewelry, X ring and Wave ring (use code: kong20 for 20% off)
Sunglasses | Mui Mui (use code: DAILYKONGFIDENCE at DITTO for a month of FREE sunnies)

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14 comments

Richel V. June 5, 2016 at 6:48 am

Love your over-all outfit. But i love the striped top the best!

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dailykongfidence June 5, 2016 at 5:28 pm

Thank you! I think you always need a good blouse to wear with jeans, shorts and even skirts. This one is light and fun, isn’t it?

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Carina June 5, 2016 at 4:28 pm

Those shades are stunning! Beautiful look!

xo
http://www.carinavardie.com

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dailykongfidence June 5, 2016 at 5:28 pm

Thank you Carina. They’re by Mui Mui but I get them through Ditto. Use my code of DAILYKONGFIDENCE to get a free month of designer sunnies for free!

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Radi June 5, 2016 at 9:17 pm

Super chic look! I love the striped blouse!

http://fashionradi.blogspot.com/

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dailykongfidence June 6, 2016 at 2:59 am

Thank you so much. I don’t usually wear too much stripe, or color for that matter, but I like this blouse and it totally fits into my monochrome closet doesn’t it?

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Pauline June 6, 2016 at 12:12 am

You are still hot! He needs to hid you and throw away the key!

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dailykongfidence June 6, 2016 at 2:57 am

Hi Pauline! You are too sweet as always, but you know he was right for once. The first outfit would’ve definitely gotten me stares, and not good ones that’s for sure!

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Sharon Wu of Style Lullaby June 6, 2016 at 1:02 am

Omg, I am literally head over heels about your espadrille wedges! Can I have them please?! Ahhhh! You are looking stunning as always, and really making me think about adding more stripes to my closet soon! xo, sharon | http://www.stylelullaby.com

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dailykongfidence June 6, 2016 at 2:56 am

Stripes is about as colorful as I get hehe. These wedges are so comfy and so much more affordable than the Chloe version. I couldn’t resist adding them to my shoe closet even though I usually opt for heels.

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Lauren June 7, 2016 at 8:20 am

I am so obsessed with stripes right now and I love that you paired our arrowhead necklace with this chic outfit! Done right…every time!

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dailykongfidence June 7, 2016 at 3:37 pm

Thank you Lauren. I still love this necklace and wear it all the time! xoxo =)

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Sarah-Allegra June 7, 2016 at 7:40 pm

Woooow, what a stunning look! Love everything!

xx Sarah-Allegra
http://www.fashionequalsscience.com

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dailykongfidence June 8, 2016 at 5:49 am

Thank you Sarah!

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