Thursday, November 18, 2010

Girls join up





Outfit Details:
vintage sweater - thrifted
cashmere sweater - courtesy of bebe
bow tie - borrowed from Bobby
bb dakota skirt - courtesy of ModCloth
tights - we love colors
Hawk wedges - courtesy of Seychelles
Ginger leather satchel - courtesy of Coach

True story: I watched a youtube video on how to tie a bow tie. I wanted to wear Bobby's but didn't know how to tie it. I still don't, because it looks wonky. I am impatient.

Bebe sent me this cashmere sweater and asked me to style it. I had about five minutes to come up with something and send it to them, and this is what I did - a little mix of schoolgirl and schoolboy. I'm actually allergic to wool (it's only a slight allergy), so I decided to layer it. But guess what? I layered it over a wool sweater. Needless to say, I shouldn't be allowed to make decisions at seven in the morning. I had the itchies afterward.

If you are feeling generous, please take a moment to like my selection (only if you actually like it, obviously) on bebe's page and check out the other gals! One of us will win a little prize (a flip cam and a gift card). While you're at it, please add me on facebook so we can keep in touch!

67 comments:

  1. Very cute! I really like the bow tie :)

    I "voted" for you.

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  2. Love this outfit you look totally adorable.
    I've tried but I still don't understand how to tie a bow tie either XD

    xoxo

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  3. I totally did the same thing when I learned to tie a bowtie. I learned how to tie a tie through the 'Beakman and Jaxx' comic many, many moons ago.

    Love love the outfit! I wear stuff like this all the time! ^_^

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  4. Ah you're so precious. Love the bag, skirt, tights and shoes!

    ♥ Kristina,
    Pretty Shiny Sparkly
    tweet tweet: @prttyshnysprkly

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  5. this bow-tie is too cute! i love the beautiful color of this sweater and the look does have a charming schoolgirl appeal to it. <3!

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  6. the bow tie is adorable! i adore the layers. such a cute outfit you put together in 5 min. hope you win the bebe contest! :)

    www.TheFancyTeacup.com

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  7. Love this outfit, the bow tie is adorable! :)

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  8. this is definitely one of my favorite outfits of yours! Tying bowties is not easy and I think you did a great job!

    xx,
    Sonia

    http://RunwayHippie.com

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  9. My sister and mother have the same "allergy" as you have. Luckily for me I don't and they sometimes "forget" about the allergy and I end up with a nice new sweater (hahhaa diabolic laugh !)

    I liked you on bebe...(already liked you before on FB). Me , a stalker , no ! (remember the diabolic laugh ?)

    Caro xxx

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  10. This outfit is so cute!
    I like the bright blue sweater!
    Yay!

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  11. Lovely :)

    When I've worn a tie in the past I always get my husband to do the honours. Like a little girl getting her shoe laces tied.. but then I CAN tie a tie (tie a tie?) just the back end always ends up longer than the business end.. :D Maybe I should buy him an "ulterior motivation" bowtie for Christmas?

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  12. Super cute. I love bow ties on guys and you just made me want one too:) The shoes are FAB as well.

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  13. This outfit is adorable! Bow ties on girl?..Love it!

    xo,
    Cassie
    (Moon Face)

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  14. You're way too cute :)
    I wish I could meet you in person! I'd love to chat about fashion and chit chat about girl stuff. LOL

    Cheers from Turkey,

    Begüm
    www.pinkbubu.com

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  15. i like the bowie touch, really complete ur look.
    <3

    xoxo

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  16. I love, love, love bowties. If I ran this world, we'd all be wearing bowties!

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  17. cute outfit...I love that you layered the sweaters.

    jen
    http://blankwhiteframes.blogspot.com

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  18. super cute!!! :D you look like a school girl! :D preppy chic!

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  19. i've srsly been sportin' the bow ties! i love them. i just make them and add a pin in the back. ;)

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  20. İ adore ur style!!!

    we have a lot of fashion stuff who are waiting you,for find those brand...please help us...

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  21. oh, you look beautiful :)
    I just want to give you a veryveryVERY nice music tip:
    "toothpaste kisses" by the Maccabees
    hugs

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  22. I love the bow tie xxx
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  23. Love the look, and the bowttie looks lovely on girls. I voted on facebook!!!

    Love,
    Mikel.

    www.absolutamenteposh.com

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  24. CUTE pics! Love that outfit and the colours!

    From Munich with love

    Angie Aquarius -> http://munichstylelover.blogspot.com

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  25. This is definately my favorite. What do you do to have such fantastic skin? Let me know at http://www.findthemissingpieces.blogspot.com/

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  26. i WISH that's what my 5-minute outfits looked like...

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  27. Awesome quick outfit Keiko.....you look adorable:)

    Stop by and say Hello ♥
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  28. Vill du bli Dagens Blogg?
    Anmäl dig hos mig.

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  29. Cute styling. How sweet of them to send you the sweater! Wicked!

    Love that skirt, K.

    A.Co @ A.Co est. 1984

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  30. I love bow ties! I have a cute yellow and white seersucker one. I like how the shape of the bag plays up the preppy vibe!

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  31. i love looks with bowties! :-)

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  32. This is truly genius - I love the mix of girly with the bow tie! I'm so impressed it's a real one - I just buy the vintage clip-ons but maybe I'll buy a real one and try it!e

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  33. This outfit is lovely! I love how the blue sweater adds a pop of colour to the all-black outfit, and the bow-tie is such an unexpected touch - yet somehow it works so well and makes so much sense. Amazing!

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  34. What lip color are you wearing with this outfit? I love love love it!

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  35. i definitely like your outfit the most, it's super cute. you're even giving bobby a run for his money with the bowtie look. i'm not feeling the wedges though, i think some modest flat/semi-flat/mary janes would round off the schoolboy look.

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  36. Adorable adorable bow tie!!

    I notice you have a lot of bags, what do you do to keep track of moving everything you need between purses? I get so scatter brained and never know how to manage my things between purses!

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  37. You look so cute.
    I love how you are always dressed up no matter what! It's amazing!
    xxx

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  38. Who says only school girls and slutty teens should dress like school girls? This is the way it is DONE, KEIKO! Bravo.

    SO DARN CUTE!

    XX.
    Mae Lu, @ thereafterish.

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  39. very nice, I like the outfit you're wearing today

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  40. in LOVE with this! awesome collared sweater.

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  41. Can I just say that you look absolutely adorable? :D I've always loved your blog & I've never really commented on it. But I think you're so pretty & inspiring & like I said, adorable!

    Voted for you! :]

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  42. http://www.lulus.com/products/sweet-as-pie-one-shoulder-purple-dress/29615.html

    So fun for a holiday party!

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  43. You are so stunning! I have never seen a more beautifully exotic looking person! You have an amazing look!

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  44. forget like. Love love love this look!

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  45. Pure loveliness! I wouldn't be able to put this together in 5 minutes early in the morning, so kudos to you ;)

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  46. :D cute! I love the bow tie!!

    Stay happy & Live.Laugh.Love.
    http://www.style1509.blogspot.com

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  47. Speaking of youtube videos, have you seen the panda cheese ones? If you haven't I am sure you will enjoy! :)

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  48. Great Look! I voted for you. Good Luck!

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  49. super cute bow and skirt
    feel free to follow xoxo
    twitter: @FASHION_ICE

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  50. What an adorable outfit!! i don't know how to tie a bowtie so I should watch a video too! Very cute!!

    Melanie's Randomness

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  51. fabuloussss (I sang that out loud.) Love how you turned a cashmere sweater from Bebe into something totally you. You look great per usual!

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  52. I've been following your blog for a while, and you always look great! You are so cute!! That's a great bag, BTW.

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  53. That turquoise color is gorgeous on you!

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  54. What a lovely outfit! So pretty!! <3

    ~ Katie

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  55. youre so beautiful! :) adds an erxtra oomph to your beautiful outfit! yahoo! :)



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  56. That is a super cute outfit, Keiko! I've been wanting to borrow my brother's bow tie for a while and this look has confirmed for me that it will work... Love it!

    :)

    Shoe

    thingsididmyself.blogspot.com

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  57. Love your look :)

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    Come to visit my blog :)

    Rene

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