jive talkin’

jive talkin'

jive talkin'

jive talkin'

jive talkin'

jive talkin'

jive talkin'

jive talkin'

jive talkin'

jive talkin'

in my book, it’s always a good day when casual meets formal, and clicks. that’s just what today’s ootd is all about. some of you may ask, velvet paired with flannel? that would be yes. and we have sharon stone to thank. remember the year she showed up at the academy awards wearing a simple white button-down blouse from the Gap, and a gorgeous lilac skirt by Vera Wang? that outfit ushered in the high meets low fashion era that’s still going strong. for a little holiday party inspiration (christmas is 38 days away!) i pulled on a red flannel buffalo check shirt from Old Navy and mixed it with a tailor-made velvet pencil skirt. i accessorized with a pair of red pumps, draped several strands of pearls around my neck, and reached for a glitzy clutch. voila. i’m ready for just about any holiday soiree that’s penciled in on my calendar.

labels: skirt tailor-made (similar here and here); shirt Old Navy (similar here and here); belt Talbots (similar here and here); handbag c/o Talbots;  shoes Zara (similar here and here) necklace (similar here and here) bracelet JCrew (similar here and here)

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  • Une femme
    November 16, 2015 at 5:41 am

    Such a great look! The velvet and plaid flannel balance each other out nicely.

    • beth djalali
      November 16, 2015 at 9:22 am

      great minds think alike – we both have velvet on the brain today! always love to hear from you, sue.
      xxoo beth

  • Andrea@WellnessNotes
    November 16, 2015 at 5:59 am

    I love this look. The classic pieces combined in a new way make for a festive, modern look.

    • beth djalali
      November 16, 2015 at 9:23 am

      don’t you just love the festive mood velvet puts you in?
      xxoo beth

  • Eva Pastor
    November 16, 2015 at 8:08 am

    You look good on Red!!!!! I love Plaid

    • beth djalali
      November 16, 2015 at 9:24 am

      plaid is one of my favorite patterns. it’s so darn cozy!
      xxoo beth

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