Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Winter Garden

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Photos: Katie Derus| Cardigan: Arden B. | Shirt: Abercrombie (last seen here) | Skirt: Express (similar here) | Booties: Charles David (last seen here and here)| Sunglasses: Van Heusen | Bag: Rebecca Minkoff | Necklace: Ann Taylor | Bracelets: Ann Taylor, Nordstrom

I love that lace, flowers, and everything ladylike is so on-trend right now. Longer skirts, nipped-in waists, and feminine detailing help a petite girl like me look more grown-up and sophisticated--something I strive to do so that I'm perceived as a competent, professional woman (who just happens to be small) instead of a high school student who shouldn't be taken seriously. The ladylike silhouettes we're seeing everywhere are so flattering on pracetically every size and body type--from the very curvy to the very boyish--that there's no reason not to embrace it. To add a little interest when I wear this trend, I like to add something that has a little menswear vibe to it, like the grandpa-style shawl cardigan I'm wearing in these photos.


  1. I love the skiort and the beautiful lace detail :)

  2. This outfit is perfection! I love everything about it, Tam. It was so creative of you to pair the nude cardigan with this feminine, almost summer-like skirt. It all works magnificently, especially because it's all brought together and super fitted. This reminds me that I need to get to the mall and purchase a button up shirt that actually buttons up ALL the way. For years I have wanted to button it up all the way because I love the ladylike appeal, but since it wasn't trendy I could not find a female shirt that did! haha so now that it's trendy to do so, I can find them. Love love love the ladylike look and so glad there are beautiful ambassadors like you to showcase how amazing it can look!


  3. I love the romantic feel to this look! So cute :) The skirt and shoes are probably my favorite and they compliment each other very well!

  4. I love the little print of this skirt - so feminine and lovely with how you paired it!


  5. Love your jewelry and those hot shoes! I also admire you for going bare legged when there's snow on the ground :)

  6. What a beautiful skirt! I think that cardigan looks great with it too!

    So glad you found me on Twitter. I love your blog, and it's fun to discover this network of fashion bloggers/lawyers. I just finished my first semester of law school myself.


  7. Love it! go the androgynous look! :) xo

  8. I agree. The skirt is adorable! Love the flower print. Love the lace! Cute blog :)
    Luvv, Leigh B

  9. I really love this skirt, but I think I am even more in love with those shoes.
    Twitter: @GlamKitten88

  10. Great look! I love the skirt

    Following you darling

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  11. I love all the items as a separates, however the way they were put together looks old-fashioned and dowdy.


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