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Plaid Scarf (Pin 2 Post)

My interpretation of this ensemble (original here) is certainly quite different in the details than the inspiration (I had to Winterize mine) but the part that I really liked about it -- the grey plaid scarf -- was the keystone.


It still sometimes amazes me how one little accessory can change to whole look of an outfit. Nothing groundbreaking about a black jumper and a white blouse, but add the scarf (in plaid, which is kind of a big deal this season) and it takes on a whole new life. 

To go over how I changed it up... I wore a white blouse instead of the light blue, because I like to keep it monochromatic, and I added heels because I'm not a huge fan of flats with dresses on these pins of mine. Also, her jumper is a really fun A-line, whereas mine is a legit sheath.

I have had this dress (from Addition Elle) for probably about 9 years. Its a classic, and until it falls to shreds (or I size myself out of it... and maybe even after that) it will have a place of honor in my closet.

So, the scarf, I gotta ask, do you prefer the looser tie of the original look? Or the tighter tie of mine?




On Me:
Dress (Addition Elle); Blouse (Old Navy); Scarf (Ebay); Shoes (Aldo); Tights (Ricki's); Earrings (unknown)

These pieces in action in past OOTD posts:
Dress  | Blouse  | Shoes




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