Style Inspiration: Become a Nautical Ballerina

Style Inspiration

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Ah, I love the way this girl has combined textures and prints and how it all works in such a lovely feminine and whimsical way. She looks like she’s equally ready to dance across a stage or fight pirates. Plus, the way she’s layered her look means it’s absolutely perfect for fall. I love it!

If you’re inspired by this outfit, try combining these pieces to get a similar look: the Double Feature Tunic, the Little Sweetie Skirt, The Nina Cardigan in Moon, the Corsage Clip, the How the West Was Cute Belt, and Rose’s Tights.


About Turi

When Turi isn’t blogging, you can find her nose behind a book. But reading isn’t her only pastime. She loves running (cue jogging stroller), taste-testing pizza and burgers, and working on the next great American novel. Her latest homage to all things literary? Her son is named after writer Dashiell Hammett. How apropos.

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    Lilly 08/25/2009 at 11:07 am #

    ooh I love this shirt/skirt combo!

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    Hannah 08/25/2009 at 11:10 am #

    Ahhhhh-mazing outfit. Nice choice Turi!

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    Anna H. 08/25/2009 at 11:11 am #

    I’m not sure about the tights. They kind of make her look like she has leprosy. Sorry.

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    Crystal 08/25/2009 at 11:19 am #

    wow- i so wish i could put something together that looked that amazing!!

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    Amy 08/25/2009 at 12:38 pm #

    Hahah, leprosy statement. I don’t think it is that severe, but I think mustard or crimson tights would look better. Everything else is gorgeous though.

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    roxanne rosenbaum 08/25/2009 at 3:26 pm #

    I love this… I think the stripes and the tulle are my favorite.

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    Amy 08/25/2009 at 4:02 pm #

    I love this too! She is gorgeous, and I think the tights just add to the quirky-ness of the ensemble!

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    Lulu 08/25/2009 at 6:01 pm #

    I adore this!
    And I recently made a skirt kinda like this, so now I think I know what I’ll be pairing it with soon!

    (Also, hooray for being back at college! =] )

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    Anna H. 08/25/2009 at 8:23 pm #

    Lulu, I’m not sure where exactly your hooray for being back at college came from, in the context of this thread… but let me tell you, I can TOTALLY relate. My family laughs at me and everyone else stares at me if I wear anything other than jeans/cargo pants and tanks/t-shirts at home (small-town America, *sigh*). >.<

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    Sydney 08/25/2009 at 9:08 pm #

    I adore the skirt 100%!

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    Jen Erickson 08/26/2009 at 1:23 am #

    WOw, this really is an inspiration haha im SOO impressed lol =D I wish i could pull that look off.. haha =D <33

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    Lindsay 08/26/2009 at 12:58 pm #

    modcloth actually carried those tights a long time ago. trust me, they’re great given the right outfit.

    that being said, i think this is the right outfit, haha

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    Shannon 08/26/2009 at 6:26 pm #

    I have a white skirt and black and white top that look almost exactly like the ones in this outfit that I wear together. That’s so interesting that someone else has an outfit similar to one that I wear. I don’t have the details of the belt and flower, but some of my own, but of course I love this.

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    Egypt 08/27/2009 at 2:14 pm #

    iLove the creativity really from the STRIPE shirt to the FLORAL tights!!!
    its genius really!

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