Summer Outfit (5): A little bit of my Favorites

In my last post, I wrote down my approach to build a perfect wardrobe. Besides quality over quantity, what has helped me most is trying to buy only my personal favorites. This post is about some of them. ;-)

The black sweater top/dress has a funny name: the square dress. It is basically just like a square tube when laying flat, but with a pair of interesting asymmetric short sleeves. Unfortunately I don’t have an action shot to show you, but here is an online picture, so you can see how it looks like in person. I’ve worn the dress in various ways and it never failed to wow me.

The bag, belt and necklace have become my wardrobe staples ever since I took them home. Couldn’t be more happy with these purchases.

Last come the skirt and these flat sandals, being a lover for modern abstract prints and geometric shapes. They are things to spice up an outfit and help me form my personal, dare I say: style? Other than that, the bright colors always cheer me up. :-D So what’s your wardrobe favorites?

Top: Knott Galerie Vie, skirt & flat sandals: Marni, necklace: COS, bag & belt: Hermès.



17 Comments

  1. purseaddict
    Posted August 1, 2011 at 3:56 pm | Permalink

    Truly love your personal style – it’s so elegant and edgy. I wish I could determine my own “style”. Reading your posts reminds me to stick with quality not quantity! And then seeing your wonderful outfits help inspire me! Unfortunately, my closet is at the “quantity” stage and my favorites are always changing. I guess I would say that my current favorite is an H&M belt that is the perfect caramel. (Like I said, if you were in the US, I would hire you as my stylist! We would have to organize the closet first!)

  2. 逍遥迷糊兔
    Posted August 1, 2011 at 8:08 pm | Permalink

    紫色!!!!!!!!超级无比滴心水哇~~~厚厚。。。穿衣也能介么滴哲,实在是太强咯~~~~

    介果黑色大方块儿,实在是太好玩儿咯~~俺稀饭。。。

  3. jibjab
    Posted August 2, 2011 at 6:36 am | Permalink

    You do bring personal style to the bag, I think. Instead of relying on the pieces, you put them together with a touch of fun– look at the bag picking up the iris color in the beautiful skirt! I don’t often see the bag having a personality like this.

  4. Elysium
    Posted August 2, 2011 at 4:29 pm | Permalink

    The print on the skirt has a 3D effect, very beautiful!

  5. strawbear
    Posted August 2, 2011 at 6:31 pm | Permalink

    我被這個紫色的kelly秒殺了。

  6. streetwithnoname
    Posted August 2, 2011 at 11:52 pm | Permalink

    这个葡萄紫美得没话说了. 实物也这样饱和是吗?

  7. Posted August 3, 2011 at 9:16 am | Permalink

    purseaddict, thank you my dear. I adore your style too, always classy but with a modern twist.<3 Congrats on your H&M find. I have couple belts from them and they are all wonderful. If I was in the US, you don't need to hire me at all. lol~~ I would be more than happy to go shopping with you, and I am sure we'd have a lot fun playing with your fab wardrobe. ;-D

    jibjab, thank you for brighten up my day with such a sweet compliment. Hugs~~~~ :-)

    Elysium, I wore the skirt yesterday, totally in love with it. xixi~~

  8. Posted August 3, 2011 at 9:20 am | Permalink

    逍遥迷糊兔,谢谢小妞儿~~ 知道嫩心水紫色,一直在帮嫩留意着丝巾呢。<3

    strawbear,我是在店里一看到就被秒杀了。现在每周都用还是会时不时地被秒一两小下哈。;-)

    streetwithnoname,是的。纯纯正正,饱和大气的鸢尾花紫。咔咔~~

  9. Fay
    Posted August 3, 2011 at 8:08 pm | Permalink

    同被秒~~~ 太幸福了!! 这个大小的kelly好cute

  10. www.chocolatecookiesandcandies.com
    Posted August 3, 2011 at 9:32 pm | Permalink

    That’s a lovely ensemble! I agree about buying quality over quantity. There’s nothing worse than realizing how much money you’ve spent for ill-fitting, trendy clothes that never get worn.

  11. bellring
    Posted August 3, 2011 at 11:58 pm | Permalink

    这个紫色真迷人呀,每次见到都会惊叹

  12. miss sophie: http://lesantimodernes.blogspot.com/
    Posted August 5, 2011 at 12:36 am | Permalink

    i really love your marni sandals – they are so chic yet have an added edge in the details. and, of course, your kelly is divine! what a luscious color year-round. i need something purple in my life! :)

  13. Posted August 5, 2011 at 9:13 am | Permalink

    Fay,来来,俺的幸福分嫩一半吧~~ 这个大小其实还挺合适,我平时所有随身带的东西都能装下呢。

    bellring,谢谢女王,嘻嘻~~

  14. Posted August 5, 2011 at 9:13 am | Permalink

    CCC, totally agree and I love your well-edited wardrobe.

    miss sophie, thank you for your sweet comment. I adore these sandals too. BTW, you need something purple or you want something purple? ^_*

  15. Linda
    Posted August 13, 2011 at 12:06 pm | Permalink

    What a lovely outfit and the Kelly is beyond gorgeous. May I ask you what size it is? Hugs, Linda

  16. Posted August 15, 2011 at 9:21 am | Permalink

    Thank you Linda, it’s a size 28.

  17. Keylon
    Posted April 2, 2017 at 11:47 pm | Permalink

    I see, I supspoe that would have to be the case.

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