Olive You

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Anytime I’ve worn this sweater in the past, it has always been with jeans and boots. So I wanted to mix it up a bit and make it more girly, which is why I paired it with this blush-colored maxi. I think it gave it a more feminine touch, and with a belt and pair of oxfords, I was set for a day at work  (I was wearing the same belt and oxfords in an outfit post here). Even though this skirt is more of a blush color than pink, I LOVE the idea of olive/military green with pink ever since seeing someone wear the combination when I was traveling in London (see the inspiration in a street style post here) and always wanted to give it a try.

My wonderful photographer is taking engagement photos for my sister this weekend and we are excited to see her along with my parents and future brother-in-law! Should be a great weekend! Do you have any plans this weekend?! Hope it is wonderful regardless of what you’re up to!

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Sweater, Abercrombie & Fitch (Similar here) :: Belt, Vintage (Last seen here, Similar here) :: Maxi, LC Lauren Conrad via Kohls (Similar here) :: Oxfords, Primark (Last seen here, Similar here) :: Necklace, Lia Sophia (Available here)

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    Rachel
    January 18, 2013 at 7:08 AM

    I love the color Olive, but I don’t have that many pieces in that shade sadly. Sounds like a fun weekend you’ll be having! I’m going to NYC to celebrate a friend’s birthday so that will be fun for me!

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    Ashleigh
    January 18, 2013 at 7:14 AM

    I like the olive and blush! I saw Oprah wear Chocolate brown and baby pink once and really loved it, so I tried it out.
    I also love that you had seen the inspiration in London! I love London, I named my daughter London.
    Have fun over the weekend!

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    Heiress
    January 18, 2013 at 7:39 AM

    You look so serene in this color. and your necklace is just perfect for the sweater !

    Much Love
    The Heiress Blog

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    Rebecca
    January 18, 2013 at 8:03 AM

    It looks great the skirt. Olive really does go with everything.

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    Alyssa
    January 18, 2013 at 8:39 AM

    Olive is such a pretty shade on you! Hope you have a fun weekend! :)

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    ashley
    January 18, 2013 at 8:45 AM

    Green is your color! Happy Friday!!

    xo Ashley
    http://www.ashnfashn.com

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    Bethie the Boo
    January 18, 2013 at 9:27 AM

    What a pretty color combination! I may have to try it sometime! I like!

    Have a great weekend! I plan on hibernating because it’s going to be getting so cold!

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    Always Maylee
    January 18, 2013 at 11:08 AM

    I love the color olive, I practically consider it to be a neutral. You look beautiful!

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

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    The Dainty Dolls House
    January 18, 2013 at 11:19 AM

    Gorgeous colour combination…you look darling!! Thank you for visiting…do come again doll :) Have a wonderful weekend xx

    The Dainty Dolls House

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    thehautecookie
    January 18, 2013 at 12:14 PM

    so pretty! xO!
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    lucia
    January 18, 2013 at 12:51 PM

    loving the skirt!

    xx

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    Kim Elizabeth
    January 18, 2013 at 7:32 PM

    I love the color olive and it looks great with that skirt. happy weekend!

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    Kim A Very Sweet Blog
    January 18, 2013 at 1:32 PM

    i love the color olive and it looks great paired with that skirt! happy weekend!
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    Jessica
    January 18, 2013 at 1:54 PM

    You just reminded me that I need more olive in my life! Love the color.
    ~Jessica
    Jeans and a Teacup

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    Rocio Otero
    January 18, 2013 at 7:59 PM

    un look precioso!

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    vicky
    January 18, 2013 at 2:16 PM

    Hi. I just saw your comment in Lauren’s forum. So I thought I’d check your blog out and I actually really like it! Maybe you’d like to check mine out as well :) it’s http://vickynspiration.blogspot.com . We bloggers have to stick together!

    xx

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      Rachel
      January 18, 2013 at 2:19 PM

      Awww you’re so sweet Vicky! :) Glad you like it, would love to check out your blog! Definitely, a great community of supporting one another :)

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    Meredith
    January 18, 2013 at 2:31 PM

    I love your skirt Rachel. It’s such a pretty color. It looks great with the olive sweater.
    Meredith
    createthatoutfit.com

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    Raindrops of Sapphire
    January 18, 2013 at 2:53 PM

    I love the snow scenery as well as your cardigan! I really like your blog! I’m glad that I found it! It would be nice if you could stop by my blog sometime too (I’m from England) as I post my outfits, personal style, likes and much more :) :)

    http://www.raindropsofsapphire.com

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    Annie
    January 18, 2013 at 3:07 PM

    So pretty! Love that skirt and olive is the best color.
    xo Annie
    newenglandromance.blogspot.com

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    Diana Marks
    January 18, 2013 at 6:53 PM

    What a lovely color combination! I love your skirt!
    Have a fabulous weekend!

    LA By Diana Live Magazine

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    Kimmie
    January 18, 2013 at 7:33 PM

    I love the olive and the blush pink color together! looks so pretty :)

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    respect the shoes
    January 18, 2013 at 8:51 PM

    Olive green and browns is such a great combo – and that necklace is fantastic on you!

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    Fierce & Fashionable
    January 18, 2013 at 11:49 PM

    Those colors look great on you!! Love that skirt.

    xx Michelle

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    Antonella C'est moi
    January 19, 2013 at 3:29 AM

    lovely look, i love olive color!! kisses

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    LittleRus
    January 19, 2013 at 6:36 AM

    Beautiful combination of colours! x

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    Dani
    January 19, 2013 at 6:40 AM

    You look fabulous here! Love the skirt and cardigan combo! <3 Anddd it's snowing! Jealous! xx

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    stylishbynature
    January 19, 2013 at 9:54 AM

    Marvelous, love the whole outfit girl, you look gorgeous xx

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    elle sees
    January 19, 2013 at 1:53 PM

    i’m totally in my pjs watching Sons of Anarchy. So far, not productive 😉

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    fra
    January 19, 2013 at 2:08 PM

    love this sweater and also your blog! It’s so nice!!! I follow you!
    Pass to my blog and if it likes you follow me too, I will be so glad 😀
    kisses
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    amy
    January 19, 2013 at 9:09 PM

    such a pretty color combo

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    sassi
    January 20, 2013 at 3:08 AM

    cute look!
    X

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    Donato D'Aprile
    January 20, 2013 at 5:57 AM

    Bellissime queste foto! <3 ti aspetto da me per un nuovo post dedicato ai capelli su http://www.thefashionfordonny.com !! xoxo Donny

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    Asia
    January 20, 2013 at 7:16 AM

    I love this look!! The sweater especially. You always do a great job with proportions. The maxi with this sweater is a great combination.

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    Tasia of Ruffles & Sequins
    January 20, 2013 at 12:33 PM

    Love this skirt! Such a great neutral color :)

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    Alison
    January 20, 2013 at 6:55 PM

    I love this colour combo! And the skirt is so adorable :)

    xoxo Alison
    http://www.stylingmylife.com

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    Bree
    January 20, 2013 at 8:00 PM

    Gorgeous outfit!! Loving the skirt with that top, very feminine/dainty combo <3

    xoxo Bree
    The Urban Umbrella
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    Jessica
    January 20, 2013 at 8:20 PM

    I love this color combo on you so much, pretty lady! And pairing a sweater with a longer skirt is unexpected, but I really really like it!
    xx
    Here&Now

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    Megan, The Frugalista Diaries
    January 20, 2013 at 10:15 PM

    so freaking cute Xo Megan, http://www.TfDiaries.com

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    Julie
    January 21, 2013 at 8:58 AM

    Love this color! Great look. xo, Julie

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    Megan
    January 21, 2013 at 9:13 AM

    Love this color on you! That necklace is adorable and those oxfords are perfect with this outfit :)

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    lyddiegal
    January 21, 2013 at 9:41 AM

    olive is a great shade, olive it paired with the peach!

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      Rachel
      January 21, 2013 at 9:48 AM

      LOL! Yes :) That just made my day haha!

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    elle sees
    January 21, 2013 at 10:00 AM

    i love how this turned out!

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    Rachel @ The Redhead Fashionista
    January 21, 2013 at 10:01 AM

    SO pretty! Love this look on you!

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    Shanna Schneider
    January 21, 2013 at 10:38 AM

    Thanks for stopping by today! So happy to be following along on Bloglovin’ and Facebook. I love finding other fashion bloggers to get inspired by! Love how you mixed this with the maxi. Super fun and girly!!

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    Sandy a la Mode
    January 21, 2013 at 10:46 AM

    LOVE olive green and pink! you look soo darling!!

    xo,
    Sandy
    Sandy a la Mode

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    Ginny
    January 21, 2013 at 10:58 AM

    Love the title today :) I think this is a fun way to style to sweater too, I always get excited when I realize a piece of clothing is more versatile than I first thought :)
    Ginny
    mynewfavoriteoutfit.blogspot.com

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    Sharon
    January 21, 2013 at 12:02 PM

    The olive and pink are so unexpected but is such a pretty combination!

    -Sharon
    The Tiny Heart
    JCrew Giveaway!

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    Inna
    January 21, 2013 at 12:06 PM

    I love that skirt. So pretty!
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    V
    January 21, 2013 at 12:53 PM

    The sweater does look more feminine with the skirt! Love the colors together.

    -V
    http://stylishlyme.com

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    Jen@redsolesandredwine
    January 21, 2013 at 2:11 PM

    Too cute! Hope your staying warm :)
    Red Soles and Red Wine

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    Amy
    January 21, 2013 at 2:39 PM

    I LOVE this skirt paired with the oxfords. Adorable, as usual :)

    xoxo Amy
    urbanfrill

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    nuha
    January 21, 2013 at 2:55 PM

    love these two colors together!

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    Jenny
    January 21, 2013 at 3:34 PM

    What a fabulous colour combination! I don’t think I would have ever thought of that, but I love it! Thanks for the inspiration!

    xo Jenny
    http://www.crazystylelove.com

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    Tara
    January 21, 2013 at 3:40 PM

    Love the sweater with the long skirt!

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    Chioma
    January 21, 2013 at 5:20 PM

    i love this look! that skirt is so cute :)

    Chioma
    C’s Evolution of Style

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    Tiana
    January 21, 2013 at 5:50 PM

    I definitely love that you mixed things up and decided to go with the blush skirt. it looks amazing. i love soft color palettes like that especially for the transition from winter to spring :)

    xoxo,
    tiana of l’esthetique

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    Dora
    January 22, 2013 at 7:01 AM

    Gorgeous color combination, my dear Rachel, I think this earth tones look wonderful on you!!

    I wish you a wonderful week ahead!

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    JrJoan Gallegos Tungul
    January 22, 2013 at 5:41 PM

    hi rachel, love your blog! u look so chic in your looks.
    BTW, thanks for dropping by in my blog.
    iam your new follower now, hope u follow me back.

    xoxo from Dubai,
    http://www.streetblush.com

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    Tatiana Bezgodova
    January 22, 2013 at 6:30 PM

    Amazing look!

    Have a good day!
    xxx

    Tatiana

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    Amy
    January 22, 2013 at 1:24 PM

    love the colors together here, you look so pretty! :)
    xoamy
    http://www.cupcakesncouture.com

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    Jenmarie
    January 22, 2013 at 2:49 PM

    These colors are just lovely together! What a pretty outfit. It’s always fun to mix up pieces we’re used to wearing with certain things with others we wouldn’t normally pair with it :)

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    nancy @ adore to adorn
    January 22, 2013 at 3:39 PM

    love the color combination. =) Great skirt!
    xo,
    nancy

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    Girlie Blogger
    January 22, 2013 at 10:34 PM

    Thank you for your kind comment on my blog. I followed you through twitter via my other blog’s avi “Girlie Blog Seattle.” Looking forward to more from your lookbook.

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    Rachael
    January 22, 2013 at 10:53 PM

    Your skirt is just elegant! :)

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    Rita
    January 22, 2013 at 11:27 PM

    The olive and blush look soo pretty together…and these colors really compliment you! I love your skirt! Great look darlin:)!

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    Fabrizia
    January 23, 2013 at 4:13 AM

    I really liked this post of yours!! Happy Wednesday!
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    classycareergirl
    January 23, 2013 at 4:53 AM

    Love how you mix and match your outfit! Never tried pairing olive green with blush, a must try! :)

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    vittoria
    January 23, 2013 at 9:41 AM

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    My Vintage Curves
    January 23, 2013 at 11:54 AM

    I really like the colors of this outfit and its vintage allure, so inspiring!

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    Atam Kaur
    January 24, 2013 at 9:16 AM

    I love this!!! I love how to wore the sweater with the maxi skirt….looks great on you!

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    Chelsea Diamond
    January 25, 2013 at 1:48 AM

    I absolutely love the combination here! I'm a huge fan of twisted belts and long skirts! it looks great!

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