I Love You like a Love Song Baby

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Color blocking is not a look I wear too often, but I absolutely love it!  I actually own a few pieces that have “color blocking” incorporated right into them with different sized stripes and bright colors (does that make me fashion lazy? yeah probably does).  A bright pink with a bright red is so vibrant and gorgeous, whether the top is red or the skirt is red and vice versa, I just love the look.

For the Everybody, Everywear assignment, I paired a short-sleeve silk pink blouse with a  red mini pencil skirt… I often wear the pink blouse with work ensembles and typically only wear the red skirt during the summer.  Since these two colors are such a statement, I paired the outfit with a white pair of pumps and pearl necklace and stud earrings.  I feel so girly in this ensemble, which makes it perfect for Valentine’s Day.  And with that said… I love theming for the holidays and already had a Valentine’s work ensemble and date night outfit picked out before I knew what the EBEW challenge would be, so tomorrow I will be wearing my official Valentine’s Day inspired outfit (which may or may not involve some hearts)!

Silk Bow Blouse – Express (Old)

Skirt – F21 (Similar here)

Pumps – Rack Room Shoes (Old)

Pearl Necklace – Vintage 

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15 Comments

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    Jen@redsolesandredwine
    February 13, 2012 at 10:04 PM

    Super cute and love that you posted with festive Vday balloons!!

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    Rach
    February 13, 2012 at 10:24 PM

    love your valentines day outfit! super cute!
    http://www.sugarfilledcloset.com

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    Linda
    February 13, 2012 at 10:49 PM

    Lovely post!! <3

    xoxo

    Linda from http://www.moonon.com

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    Samantha
    February 14, 2012 at 12:26 AM

    Rachel!! LOVE this outfit on you – red and pink is one of my favorite combos! And you did it right!!! Happy Valentine’s day {and love your balloons too}! :)

    xo, sam

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    Ashleigh Nicole
    February 14, 2012 at 1:36 AM

    Cute look!

    xo Ashleigh

    http://www.thedaileigh.com

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    Natasha
    February 14, 2012 at 4:36 PM

    So cute….I love your blouse…the bow is the perfect touch :)

    Natasha ~ TashaDelrae.com

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    Annie
    February 14, 2012 at 5:02 PM

    Loving the pink & red together, and that blouse is so cute :)

    Annie
    The Other Side of Gray

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    Fashion By Alicia
    February 14, 2012 at 5:03 PM

    Love your pink and red together! So cute.

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    brittney
    February 14, 2012 at 6:52 PM

    that blouse is absolutely beautiful–love the neckline with the tie. and v-day balloons? so festive!
    -brittney
    http://adayinlifetoo.blogspot.com

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    Tanvi
    February 14, 2012 at 10:06 PM

    You look so good. Love the blouse and the balloons! :o)

    This color combination is rocking the blogger-land today and I have never worn it ‘coz I don’t seem to have these shades in my closet.

    ♡ from © tanvii.com

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    alicatstrut
    February 15, 2012 at 1:08 AM

    I agree: so vibrant! Your pairing is perfect. Love the different textures.

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    Imogen
    February 15, 2012 at 12:14 PM

    You look stunning. This is one of the most perfect outfits I’ve ever seen. The top and skirt are beautiful and the white accessories are just right. Love the balloons. I’m recently starting to love red and pink together.

    tia-cherie.blogspot.com

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    2befab
    February 16, 2012 at 9:07 AM

    Hi dear!!!!!
    wow..your blog is amazing..
    thanks for your comment..i’m your new follower by now..
    the S.Valentine pictures are fabulous… 😉
    xoxo2befab

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    Valentine’s Day Outfit Ideas | Rachel's Look Book
    February 7, 2013 at 6:01 AM

    […] Colorblock: Simply pair a pink top with red bottom or red top with pink bottom (could be skirt or pants). So simple, so fun and really vibrant for Valentine’s Day! Add a pearl strand to make it classy and chic! See the full post here. […]

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    Fierce & Fashionable
    February 7, 2013 at 9:26 PM

    This outfit looks great on you!! Love the color blocking!

    xx Michelle

    Fierce & Fashionable

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