Totally Turquoise

I don’t think I’ve ever worn this much color at once in my entire life! I love bright colors, but I usually pair them with neutrals. When I was putting this outfit together in my head (obvi started with the shoes), I was thinking I would just wear a white tee to tone-down all of the turquoise. But when I started putting the pieces on, the white tee shirt was like a puzzle piece that just didn’t fit. I was really surprised and kind of stuck. I remembered I had this J.Crew sweater from a few years ago that matched the shorts to a T. I put it on and fell in love with what I saw — oodles of color! 🙂

I’ve been saying that I need to break out of my neutral and black mold for a while now. I knew I had found the pair of shoes to help me do just that when I saw the Lori’s-exclusive Jeffrey Campbell “Shy City” wedges. They aren’t exactly the most comfortable pair of shoes I own, but they are definitely among my favorites!!

I debated between the pink and the blue for quite some time, but ended up going with my new favorite color. Ever since I decorated my room in shades of turquoise, I’ve been obsessed with the color. I’m such a pink girl so I’m still amazed that I bought the blue color.

Can you believe these shorts are from Loft? I absolutely love them! I wandered into Loft during a lunch break and did a double take when I saw them. They are so edgy compared to the merchandise Loft usually has.

My Kate Spade “Date Night” ring is so fun! It’s like a little pom-pom flower. Adorable! I also threw on my J.Crew bracelet (seen here), my Jewel Mint ring (seen here) and some of my silver Tiffany jewelry.

Sweater: J.Crew
Shorts: Loft
Shoes: Jeffrey Campbell (Lori’s)
Rings: Kate Spade and Jewel Mint
Bracelets: J.Crew and Tiffany & Co
Earrings: Tiffany & Co.

(Photog: Megan H)

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15 Comments

  1. 7.15.11
    Ally commented:

    Great mix of the colors even down to the nail polish. I am in love with blue this season so you get an A++ in my eyes.

  2. 7.15.11

    I LOVE this mix of colors…what a pretty color! You look gorgeous. XO

    http://simplicityisultimatesophistication.wordpress.com/

  3. 7.15.11
    Marissa commented:

    I absolutely diee over those shoes! LOVE them, and they look fabulous on you.
    xx
    Marissa

    • 7.15.11
      Jessica commented:

      Thanks! I love them too 🙂

  4. 7.15.11
    Real Girl Glam commented:

    I am in love with those shoes and the whole outfit looks great. My first instict would be to wear neutrals with the blue shoes, but all of the color really is a good look!

    • 7.16.11
      Jessica commented:

      Thanks 🙂

      They now have the shoes in orange too, but I still think I like blue the best!

  5. 7.16.11
    Mae commented:

    I hope I’m not leaving this comment twice! I hardly wear color either, but it looks fantastic on you! I just recently discovered your blog. I lived in Chicago (the loop) for 6 years and I absolutely loved it. I miss it a lot, so it’s been fun to see your apt & your experiences as you begin your new life there. I just entered the blogging world a few weeks ago…I would love for you to check it out and let me know what you think! xx

    • 7.16.11
      Jessica commented:

      I just checked out your blog and you’ve got yourself a new follower! I’m intrigued that you were a lawyer. I planned to go to law school my entire life, then I took the LSAT in June of ’10. I hated the whole process and was getting burnt out with school so I decided law school wasn’t the best option during my senior year of undergrad. Now I’m just trying to figure out what I want to do… (Not easy!)

      • 7.17.11
        mae commented:

        Yes, you should make sure you love the practice of law and being a lawyer before you go to law school. I wish someone would have told me that! I enjoyed parts of it, but not all. I feel like I’m in a constant state of trying to figure out what I want to do next so I understand! I’m happy to discuss anytime if you like! And, thanks so much for checking out my blog! xx

        • 7.17.12
          Judi commented:

          Wow!! I am ‘amazed’ (not really) how much we have in common. I will definitely plan to ‘follow’ your blog to keep up with all of your exciting experiences. Thanks for sharing.

  6. 7.22.11
    Ashleigh Nicole commented:

    I have eyed those shoes for a while now, they look great.

    xo Ashleigh

    http://www.thedaileigh.blogspot.com

    • 7.25.11
      Jessica commented:

      Thank you! They’re so fun!

  7. 7.23.11
    dad-cowdr1 commented:

    Outlook looks beau-turq- ful on you. No homerism included (at least admitted).