Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Back To Basics


Blouse: J. Crew "Blythe" / Blazer: Envy / Pants: Joe Fresh / Shoes: Nine West / Satchel: Thrifted / Watch: Guess / Glasses: Elizabeth & James

Sometimes, somedays... there are fashion miracles. If you follow me on Twitter, you would have seen me rhapsodize about scoring this J. Crew Blythe blouse for under $20. Normally well over the $100 mark, I managed to pick this up via sale + gift card for a fraction of the price, which was happily welcomed as I've wanted one of these babies for quite some time now. I have heard nothing but great things about the Blythe. Seeing that it's as basic as can be, but 100% silk, oh-so well made, and beautifully fitting, it's a wardrobe no-brainer. 

These reviews were spot on. I've worn this 4 times since it's arrival last week, and expect to stock up on just about every colour I can as similar sales come down the line. Paired with basic black separates & a dark burgundy lip for a work day look & I'm right as rain (and rain today it did...).

It's autumn y'all - back to basics. 

8 comments:

Sophie said...

I might have to stock up on one of these when we get J Crew in London!
Sophie
x

Lauren said...

Kristin that blouse does look lovely on you! I bet it is so comfy too. $20 is definitely a steal too. Love this work appropriate look. Fabulous for fall! xo

kate said...

Would you mind revealing what lipstick you used in these shots? Great color!

Adventures in Fashion said...

Love this, the black and white makes for such an elegant pairing! Looking good, lady! xx

danni said...

tehe fashion miracles are pretty rad, and sales and giftcards for that matter!

cute cute as always xo

Rebecca Jane said...

With basics as fabulous as this, you can't go wrong.

Breagh Potter said...

Love love love this whole outfit! You look just lovely!

Short Presents said...

love these photos!!
xx
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