Red, White & Blue Coming Through!

- Career, Outfits

So maybe it is a little bit early for nautical inspired work wear, but who doesn’t love a good red, white and blue pairing? I bought this openwork sweater from Forever 21 just a couple weeks ago and when I was hanging it in my closet, I saw my light blue work blouse.  Instantly I knew how I was going to wear this new piece to work! I also know that the taupe color will be extremely versatile for me whether I wear it to work again layered over a blouse or for fun, casual looks! Happy Wednesday!

Don’t forget to stop by and link up for “Work It Wednesday” over at A Little Bit of Lacquer!

Openwork Sweater from Forever 21 available here

Similar Striped Wallet available here

Similar Collared Shirt available here

Similar Pencil Skirt available here

Similar Red Pumps available here

 

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39 Comments

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    sahar
    April 11, 2012 at 9:00 AM

    I love this look!
    So simple and classic :)
    xx

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      Rachel
      April 11, 2012 at 1:38 PM

      Thanks Sahar! :) :) :)

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    Annie
    April 11, 2012 at 10:53 AM

    LOVE that sweater – so perfect for Spring! ANd those red heels look fabulous :)

    Annie
    The Other Side of Gray

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      Rachel
      April 11, 2012 at 1:37 PM

      Thanks Annie!!!! I love this sweater and have already worn it for work and casually! It’s a great buy for less than $20!

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    Tasia of Ruffles & Sequins
    April 11, 2012 at 11:32 AM

    What are you talking about Rachel?! It’s NEVER too early for nautical themes 😉 I adore this outfit, that white pencil skirt is especially lovely. Loving your take!

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      Rachel
      April 11, 2012 at 1:37 PM

      Haha! So true, I love nautical… and we should be able to wear it whenever 😉 Thanks so much dear! :) I seriously don’t know why I lived without a white pencil skirt for so long!

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    Sharon
    April 11, 2012 at 1:59 PM

    So cute! I love how the blue peeks through the eyelets in the sweater! And the red heels were the perfect shoes to compliment the outfit.

    -Sharon
    The Tiny Heart

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    Virna Ívinna
    April 11, 2012 at 2:28 PM

    Lovely all the look! Your style is great!
    We can follow each other? xx

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    Fashion By Alicia
    April 11, 2012 at 4:10 PM

    Really love that openwork sweater! It is so cute with the blue popping out. Great look Rachel!

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    Nic
    April 11, 2012 at 4:37 PM

    this is such a great look! love the nautical inspired theme…its never to early for that! great layering :-)

    ~nic
    http://www.nics-picks.com

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    Giovanna
    April 11, 2012 at 5:02 PM

    Super cute look! Loving the red pump!

    xx
    Giovanna
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    Grace @ Wrinkled Chiffon
    April 11, 2012 at 5:35 PM

    Thanks for stopping by Wrinkled Chiffon! Just love your patriotic look today! Have a wonderful Wednesday and I hope to see you back at Wrinkled Chiffon soon.

    xo Grace
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    fashionhypnotised
    April 11, 2012 at 6:37 PM

    Please contact asap sweetie, you are the WINNER of my GIVEAWAY:)

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    Jyoti (Style-Delights)
    April 11, 2012 at 8:35 PM

    So elegant and beautiful!!! Love this sweater!! Hope you are having a wonderful day!
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    FashionBlends
    April 11, 2012 at 9:27 PM

    love how you put this outfit together

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    ANTONELLA C'EST MOI
    April 11, 2012 at 11:10 PM

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    Catherine @ Not Dressed As Lamb
    April 11, 2012 at 11:40 PM

    Hi, found your blog via a comment you left on The Other Side of Gray… nice to meet you! I love the blue showing through the sweater – it’s such an unusual piece, I love it!! Really great office chic with the pops of red :)

    Catherine x
    notdressedaslamb.com

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    Virna Ívinna
    April 12, 2012 at 12:14 AM

    Following too, dear! =)

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    Virna Ívinna
    April 12, 2012 at 12:15 AM

    Oh, you do not have GFC?

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    Heather
    April 12, 2012 at 12:51 AM

    This is so chic! Love the blue under this sweater – you look gorgeous :)

    XO
    http://www.pearlsandpaws.blogspot.com

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    Samantha
    April 12, 2012 at 3:21 AM

    This is so cute!! I love the blue under the sweater! {And we are red, white, and blue twins today! YAY!}

    xo, sam

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    ellen
    April 12, 2012 at 3:52 AM

    cute outfit! i love the shoes!
    x

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    Megan, The Frugalista Diaries
    April 12, 2012 at 4:36 AM

    that sweater is amazing.

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    elle
    April 12, 2012 at 5:05 AM

    So so so darling, Rach <3 your pencil skirt is perfect with that layered look on top!
    xo, Elle from Living in Color.

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    Tara
    April 12, 2012 at 5:29 AM

    That sweater is so cute and perfect for layering!
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    Anna
    April 12, 2012 at 2:53 PM

    OMG. soooo cute. You look AMAZING. I love the color and how you layered. stunning. fabulous post, love. And thank you so much for your comment the other day. I always love reading them. If you get a sec, I’d love to hear your thoughts on my latest. xo

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    blue roses
    April 12, 2012 at 3:39 PM

    awesome look!

    i recently bought nearly identical pumps, love them!

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    antonella c'est moi
    April 12, 2012 at 4:32 PM

    I’m in love whit your style..so amazing

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    vigilant lense
    April 12, 2012 at 4:45 PM

    nice outfit!!!

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    Fabiana
    April 12, 2012 at 8:14 PM

    lovely look!
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    Fabrizia
    April 13, 2012 at 8:33 AM

    I like your post so much! These pictures are really gorgeous!
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    classycareergirl
    April 13, 2012 at 8:40 AM

    You look stunning! I love how you mix and match your wardrobe to create a corporate chic ensemble, fabulous outfit!

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    The Rubber Doll by PEPA
    April 13, 2012 at 11:00 AM

    love it!
    u look great, my dear :)

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    stylishbynature
    April 13, 2012 at 1:15 PM

    WOW !! You look amazing :) Love it !!

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    Rach
    April 14, 2012 at 3:24 AM

    great outfit!! never wouldve thought to style a nautical look using this kind of sweater! i really love it all
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