May 17, 2012

Summer Whites

With the summer weather hitting our sun-deprived city, I've found myself increasingly drawn to lighter and brighter colour palettes. Admittedly, white pants still cause me much concern due to their "easily visible spills" potential (in fact, the last time I wore these was in my blatant rip-off of Zara's lookbook), yet I do love how crisp they can make an outfit look. Now if only I could figure out some way to not get them dirty!

Bustier Top: Wilfred (Aritzia) / Blazer: Rachel Roy (similar) / Jeans: gift (similar)
Belt: Club Monaco / Heels: Steve Madden (similar)

34 comments:

  1. yea I definitely know how you feel. I've finally gotten a consistent week of sunshine...so exciting :)
    and I've definitely been wearing lighter hues.
    Love this look on you, it's light...airy and nothing short of sophisticated!

    <3Amanda
    feast.fashion.faves

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  2. I love white too, but I can't keep anything white clean either! It's so frustrating!

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  3. This looks great! I can never seem to pull white off very well so I'm always envious of those who can...

    Courtney ~ http://sartorialsidelines.com

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  4. This look is gorgeous! I love that tan belt with the white pants!
    the-creationofbeauty.blogspot.com

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  5. omgosh that tweed blazer is AMAZING!! LOVE LOVE IT!!

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  6. I want that blazer! It's a must-have!

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  7. Loving this light colour palette. I still have yet to wear my white jeans that I got last year!

    http://initialed.blogspot.com

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  8. Lovin how you interpreted the Zara look. That jacket looks fab on you!

    I am #66 on your bloglovin!! :)

    xx
    Amanda
    Giveaway at MyCowlick.blogspot.com

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  9. Love the white-on-white. Aren't we all so glad the rain finally stopped?
    Hope you feel better and that we can finally catch up on that cup of coffee...

    Style Lounge

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  10. Great combo! I love the blazer! Have a great weekend!xoxo

    FASHION CAT
    www.myfashioncat.com

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  11. Gorgeous look! You pull off all white so wonderfully!

    x Stace

    PS. I've got a giveaway happening to win a House of Harlow ring! I'd love for you to enter!

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  12. Your blazer is so beautiful! I love the colour and the texture, reminding my of springtime <3
    would you like to follow each other?
    A
    xx
    http://epiquemoi.blogspot.com

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  13. Gorgeous! White is a great color on you! :)


    -Lisa
    The Lovely Memoir

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  14. Girl, you are ready for summer! I love this look. It's so crisp, clean, and chic. Love love love. I've been wanting to sport more white, but I'm so clumsy that I may spill something on myself before I even leave the house. True story. tee hee. I hope you're doing fabulously. Have a great weekend. :)

    xx Love & Aloha
    http://elisharon.blogspot.com

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  15. I really love your blazer! So chic :)

    - Victoria
    www.Vickkitas.blogspot.se

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  16. Love the all white look, especially that blazer! Thanks for sharing. P.S.- I'm also hosting a giveaway at the moment and invite you to enter if you'd like :) Check It Out Here.

    xo Lindsey
    Complacency Kills 

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  17. Yeah I could never wear white jeans...I have nightmares over getting it dirty in the wrong areas. O.o

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  18. You look so classy! Great outfit. I could never wear white pants like this - even just thinking about it, I'm like to spill ketchup on something.

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  19. Great pictures!! I love it!!!

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  20. I've been drawn to pastels & whites this whole season! I just can't get enough of these color palettes :) You look great!

    Stop by sometime, Natalie xo
    http://lavagabonddame.blogspot.com/

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  21. This is very pretty!

    xoxo
    http://glamd0lll.blogspot.com/

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  22. I am loving the whites together! That jacket is amazing, and you look so beautiful!

    :)
    Allison
    afashionfiles.blogspot.com

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  23. I love your blazer! This is such a clean look, love it! Your blog and style are so lovely =)

    xoxo,
    Suzie Q
    www.StyleCueBySuzieQ.com

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  24. Thanks for dropping by my blog and leaving such sweet comment
    i seriously love your blazer and heels...
    your blog is lovely!!

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  25. What a beautiful pictures!

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  26. I love your blazer it looks like Chanel! Your blog is so fun :)

    XO,
    Erin
    http://erinscurrentlycoveting.blogspot.com/

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  27. Pretty! I love the all-white colour palette and especially love the Rachel Roy blazer. I definitely am on the hunt for well-fitting white denim or trousers but it's so hard to find for my petite frame!

    Hope you had a lovely weekend!

    Xo Chelle
    discoveringelegance.com

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  28. Girl, you ROCK white pants so well! I've been way too intimidated to try, but seriously loving them on you. This whole summer white colour scheme is working for you, too bad we're back to wind and wet in raincouver! oh well, it was fun while it lasted ;)

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  29. I'm a huge fan white jeans and especially an all-white/neutral colour palette like you're wearing! My tip: keep a Tide-to-go pen in your bag to erase any marks that might appear on your white jeans during the day. You were definitely brave to sit down on those steps in them!

    Marisa
    http://style-rhapsody.blogspot.com

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  30. I definitely share your feelings about white pants. Although I love, love, love the way they look - case in point, this outfit. Amazing! - I have a natural tendency to spill, especially on light coloured clothes, so I've always avoid them. I think you may have just inspired me to rethink that!
    xox,
    Cee

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  31. I'm lovin' these summer whites Alison!

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  32. hey alison! i am loving the texture on your blazer! :) what is up with this rain, i want summer!!! :)

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  33. Nothing says summer more than a white ensemble.

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  34. You look very chic with cropped trousers - I can't pull them off to save myself :P

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