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) //
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)