Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Ode to Zooey

Dear Fashion Diary,






My "thewind'sdryingoutmycontacts" face...





This day was a glorious day. Husbandman asked me on an official date
and so we got all dressed up, went out to a Delicious dinner
at a steakhouse, then walked along the river in Downtown Idaho Falls. 
This river looks awesome in the winter when it's
frozen solid! It was the perfect day. There's no one I love dating more
than my husbandman :)

As for my outfit, I couldn't decide what to wear {shocker}. So I thought something I often do while standing in front of my closet:
"what would Zooey Deschanel wear?" 
While this isn't Exactly her style, I took her nautical look she often wears
and made it my own with what I had, and alas this outfit was born.
Thank you, Zooey for providing fashion inspiration
to girls everywhere! 

Striped top: Old Navy
Military Cardi: Forever 21 {old}
Skinnies: Walmart
Wedges: Charlotte Russe online
Belt: Thrifted
Necklace: JC Penney/ Purse: Dillards {Fossil}
Sunnies: Rue 21






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54 comments:

Rachel Sayumi. said...

SOOOOOO CUTE! I loveee this outfit!! (:


and about my shop my closet.. I just charge about 3 for shipping,depending on where they live and how much the item they purchased weighs!! Sometimes it is closer to 4 or 5. Sorry it took me forever to get back to you!

Maiken said...

another perfectly layered outfit from you. that cardi looks so good together with the striped top. and how pretty are the wedges!
too bad my boyfriend haven't thought of awesome dates like that lately :P

Maiken,
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Chococcuro said...

oh I love the way you're wearing the blazer with a belt! I've tried that look a few times and it never seems to look right on me! xD

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Katie @ My Darling Days said...

I might just hop on over to Idaho and snatch this look right out of your closet; I LOVE it!! Well done!!! Zoey is an excellent source for inspiration, she can do no wrong ;)

Valeria said...

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beckaboots said...

Very cute! I don't think you can ever go wrong with the nautical look. And very pretty scenery. Love it!

Bekah

Chelsea said...

You are flawless. This outfit is dynamite. Can I just have all your clothes, please?

ylenia said...

Niiice pics Sara! I still don't know which item is my favourite here between the bag and the shoes ;)
Yes the M of the logo is also the scorpio symbol (my sign too!) and actually there are several meanings in that logo...maybe I'm going to explain them all in a post!
XOXO
Ylenia

Emma Farnsworth said...

You look GREAT!!!! Can't wait to see you next month. Can we party?

Melodee said...

so darling!! love the red!!

April Cheung said...

cuteee! love the wedges and your bag!

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Emma Frances said...

I absolutely ADORE everything about this outfit! I love that you asked what Zooey would wear! Such a smart question! And you pulled off a look she would be proud of I'm sure! :]

Mesmerize said...

I love your sweter! great outfit:)

Ewelina said...

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Irene Buffa said...

sooo stunning! rly love it

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Teddi said...

sara jane, i actually like your look better than the zooey inspiration. you look radiant! sounds like a fun date with your husbandman. i've been searching, but have yet to find the leopard shoes i want.

Nikki said...

You are killing me with all your cuteness! The cropped pants and red feel so incredibly retro. Just WOW! x

Kat said...

you look soooo fabulous! such a chic look!!!! :D

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Sam said...

Hi dear, this outfit just made me smile, loved it from top to heel! Its very much like my own style, the stripes of course and your styling of accessories is perfect. So pretty!

Alexandra said...

Great outfit! You look amazing!
I see those lace necklaces popping up everywhere but I'm not sure I could personally pull it off... It looks wonderful on you though!

❤❤Habanero❤❤ said...

beautiful outfit

Imogen said...

I love the combination of your top and jacket together. It is fabulous.

Bonnie said...

This outfit totally works on you. I love everything about it. YOU are my new inspiration.

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Fashion Lookbook said...

This outfit is so cute. I love the red and white stripes top. You completed the look with the red wedges. It's perfect!

Johanna said...

Gorgeous outfit! I love the military feel of your jacket here, and the red stripes of the top :) Hope you're having a lovely weekend! xoxo ♥

his little lady said...

this nautical look is fabulous, girl! yay for official date nights with husbands.
xo TJ

Katie said...

what an adorable outfit - I love the belt and shoes!!

Tiffany said...

you look great! aw that sounds like such a nice day.
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Wonder Woman said...

I love everything about this outfit! Well put together! :)

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Krysten @ Why Girls Are Weird said...

SO CUTE! I love your take on Zooey's style.

Dale Janeé said...

OOh I love this nautical outfit near the river. It's perfect and these photos of you are gorgeous. You definitely went with the right shoes. I hope you have a great weekend and those jeans are hot on you.


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Maria Flicka said...

Beautiful photos! You pose like a professional model! Amazing look! Love it :)
Thank you so much for stopping by<3

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aki! said...

Once again, you look great. I love your style in that it's not super obnoxiously fashionable. It's just put together really well.

Carolyna said...

Love your outfit. I love this collar and shoes. The mix colours is great.
Nice blog. I am your new follower :-)

hello, Friday said...

I know I say it every time, but you really do look super cute! xoxo
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Annie said...

Love Zooey's style, and yours too! This is such a cute outfit, and love your necklace :)

Annie
The Other Side of Gray

PRIYANKA DHIR said...

u look so cute love ur wedges!!
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Megan said...

Love the nautical vibe to this outfit! So fun for an 'official date' with your husband :) I love those!

Definitely what Zooey would have chosen ;)

M.L. @ The House of Whimsy said...

Hi baby girl. I just got all caught up over here. This outfit is completely amazing!!! And you're right...so Zooey!!!! I clicked over to see her little sailor dress...to die for!
I also LOOOOOVE your MTM red jacket below. Yep...You're going to make it afterall! Hee-hee!
I know I tell you all the time, but you're ADORABLE!
My finished slipcover is up over at my place, including my new highlight job on my hair.
Love you tons,
Mom

Kultur und Stil said...

I also love the nautical look, and it looks great on you! I love the top together with the cardi - and the belt really rounds up the whole look!

xxx Anita

Sandra Leiva said...

Lovely outfit!
I love your shoes!

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Joana Sá said...

Hi dear
Thanks for your comment some weeks ago on my blog
So sweet outfit

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Baby Budget Blog said...

Something about the stripes in this outfit that I just LOVE!!! Great photos!

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koko mo said...

ahh this is such an adorable outfit!!! i loveee your jacket, and the necklace is soo cute!!

shooting star said...

looking real nice....love everything about this look...and isnt it great when the husband treats you to a nice date :)

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Lauryn Clemmer said...

wow!!! i absolutely love your style!! i am going to browse around your site, i can't wait to see what else you create outfit related. beautiful beautiful!!

if you are interested,
i'd love for you to come link this post or anything else you want up to my weekend link party http://www.lovenotesbylauryn.blogspot.com/2012/06/spread-love-link-party-14.html have a great weekend!
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Kultur und Stil said...

I just looked at your pinterest account - that's sooo sweet that you pinned some of my photos to it! Feel free to take every photo you like and thanks so much for having been so honest to link back!
I hope you have a great saturday, and i can't wait for your next inspiring post!


xxx Anita

Mary Ann said...

This is such an awesome outfit - I love the layered stripes...and the red and gray! Also, did you check out my latest giveaway? Everyone who enters wins a $15 virtual gift card to Inpink jewelry!

Jessi said...

Cute outfit! Love the stripes and that necklace! I absolutely LOVE Zooey and often look to her for inspiration too.

-Jessi
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The Students Wife said...

Love this look

Love Sparkle Pretty said...

Love the little mix of nautical and chic :)

MissRockwell said...

Date nights are so great-almost as great as this 'fit. I love it!

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SittinPrettyWithSarahG said...

LOVE love lOVE this post! AND zoey d. Shes an inspiration. This outfit is amazing! The jacket and the stripes go so well. Also, that statement necklace looks so different with all your dfferent outfits. love it!

MissRockwell said...

SWOON!! I'm digging everything about this. I don't know which part I like more-the top or the bottom.

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