Monday, April 26, 2010

Forever Your Girl









It's the last week of the ModCloth Spring Fever Blogger Challenge! It has been a lot of fun (and quite the challenge!) participating and seeing our different takes on the looks. This week we were asked to style the Composition VII Hat. Did I wear it backwards? Is the bow supposed to go in the front? I'm not sure, but it's cute either way. I like that it has a vintage feel, but with a modern pattern. Be sure to check out how all three of the other gals styled it...I think this is our most diverse challenge yet! I decided to take it a little over the top, with the intense makeup, brightly hued top and a new Postlapsaria skirt. Sometimes it's fun to be over the top and break some rules. Dark eyes and lips...garish, but fun!

It has been inspiring to see how four different girls style each piece we were given. I'm sad it's over! When Turi asked me to participate, I was really excited - I love anything that forces me to get creative. It really helped me get out of my rut (and think outside of the suitcase), having a fun little challenge every week. Maybe I'll start doing something like this more often, only with items already existing in my closet. It will be a fun way to make sure I utilize all of my neglected garments.

Be sure to click on any of the pictures and vote for your favorite look:)

Outfit Details:
Composition VII hat - courtesy of ModCloth
skirt - Postlapsaria
belt - thrifted
shoes - courtesy of Seychelles
shirt - thrifted
tights - Target
gloves - vintage, Hourglass Consignment (available on postlapsaria right now)

Love love,
Keiko Lynn

56 comments:

  1. Maybe it's with the help of the song title, but I'm definitely getting a strong 80s inspirational vibe from this outfit! and in a good bright shiny way, not in a horrendously hairsprayed hair way.

    I like a little over-the-top make-up. I know they say you should only keep one or the other dark so not to overpower the other, but I like a little vampy look every once in awhile, y'know? I think you're totally rocking this look. :)

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  2. Dip-tea: yay! thanks!

    Charmalade: thank you! And yes, there was a definite 80s inspiration here...when I was wearing this outfit, I had this song stuck in my head:)

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  3. there is definitely an 80s vibe here, but this also reminds me of old hollywood glamour. just gorgeous, keiko!

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  4. u look so freaking pretty jeeze love dat hat!!

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  5. You look fantastic, and I love that you incorporated one of your own pieces into the look. You manage to look both ladylike and punky-- how is that possible?

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  6. that skirt is awesome, the shape is beautiful. looks great with the bright top.
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  7. You look so stunninng! What an amazing outfit!

    Yours has to be my fave. It's crazy how different the styling is though. It's bizarre cos when you have an challenging item you will always wear it in the same way and I love how this highlights the different ways!

    xx

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  8. little hats like that suit you. i love how you just went for the all-out girlie factor. its really cool.

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  9. That skirt is so unbelievably amazing. I love the scalloped ends. And that pop of color from your top works so well with the outfit.

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  10. I feel like the gloves take the outfit from Old Hollywood glam to 80's punk-esque..It's amazing what a small accessory like gloves can do for a look! You look fabulous!
    -Kelsey

    www.isabellebazaar.blogspot.com

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  11. This outfit is stunning. I love how you've mixed the hat pattern with the shirt. This ensemble really has a vintage feel. So fresh!

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  12. So classic, the colors are amazing. That skirt is a dream. So lovely.

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  13. Love this color combination! I love the way you styled that hat. I don't think the makeup is too much either.

    -rina
    www.thelatesttoughs.blogspot.com

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  14. Well done! :) The skirts you make are amazing!

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  15. You look VERY pretty!!!

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  16. This ones my fave of all the Modcloth looks!

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  17. even if the hat was backwards, lol its the best backwards looking hat I've seen haha. You look great girly :)

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  18. love this! you have a gift, putting outfits together =)

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  19. So cute! And I dont care if the hat is backwards...I like it better the way you wore it :)

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  20. that hat is lovely! i love that the bow is at back, actually!


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  21. what a daring outfit! I love the bow in the back.

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  22. wow!! what a gorgeous look! pink looks great on you.
    (:

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  23. I could never wear that color pink OR that skirt but they both look fantastic on you! Great look.

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  24. hello doll!!! looking fantastic as always! :D

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  25. just discovered your blog and gosh! you have great style.

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  26. I never fell comfortable with heavier makup myself - don't think it looks good on my complexion and with my "style" . But I'm allways jealous of how it looks on you. and your skin looks perfect.

    Beautiful outfit. Love how you matched everything here - pink and shape of skirt gives 80'ie look, but rich fabrics, black details and your styling keeps it very elegant.

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  27. Pretty!! Love everything in this outfit..

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  28. very pretty! i definitely like the bow in the back.

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  29. so gorgeous. And I have to compliment your on your always impeccable eyebrows. : )

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  30. really special and amazing skirt!! love pink with white and black!! gorgeous

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  31. imagine that bow staring at you when you're in line at the cashier. would at least make my day a bit better, so lovely. and you look lovely, too.

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  32. That skirt is killer! I love the black & white high contrast on the sort of tulip shape.

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  33. I love how you styled the hat and that skirt is FANTASTIC.

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  34. Hay darling!
    It's my first time on your blog! He's so lovely! And your style is also great.

    Can your please check mine too? Maybe we can follow eachother? Please let me know!

    Love, Cindy

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  35. Your skirt is so hawt! Love the coloring!

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  36. what does the back of the skirt look like??

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  37. You look amazing! I love that skirt and all the colors in this outfit.

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  38. WOW! keiko sometimes you truly are breathtaking ..

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  39. I think I'm in love with your shoes!

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  40. Over the top looks good on you! Gorgeous.

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  41. SO FLIPPIN CUTE!!! i love how the skirt looks like petals :)

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  42. I love your skirt! Will you make another one or is it a one-of-a-kind thing and my loss? The fact that Postlaparia has no tulip skirts for sale right now makes me sad. =(

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  43. What a FABULOUS hat.

    ♥Sarah
    Bad Penny

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  44. I LOVE this outfit. It looks so classy.
    You always put such unique outfits together, you definetly (excuse my bad spelling...) have a style of your own.

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  45. Sofia (nibblah)May 8, 2010 at 2:42 AM

    Love this outfit! Especially the skirt, it's so adorable! I even dreamt about it the other night, haha. And as usual - LOVELY makeup!

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  46. I love your look! stylish and very chic!xD
    I also love your photos! what camera do you use?

    xoxo

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  47. Your make-up. Where do I begin? Your outfit is also lovely- that hat!- but... oh, but... Your make-up is stunning and it kills me that I don't know where I would even begin to make my eyes look like that. Help? Please?
    Cee
    PS: Way to introduce myself, I know :)

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  48. best skirt everrrrrrrr! :)

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