OOTD :: of Day 15 and my favorite color

october 14

october 14

october 14

Asking for my favorite color is asking the impossible.

I think I must overthink it: I mean, favorite color how? To wear? To look at? To decorate my house with?


Clearly, the answer varies depending on the circumstance, and even when you specify the circumstance – in this case, to wear – sometimes there are subcategories within. My favorite color to wear depends on the weather, the genre, my mood, whether it’s a waxing or waning moon…

Okay, so I’m being cheeky. Can you tell this question bothers me? I’m just not that decisive of a person. Nor do I have strong convictions about much of anything. I just can’t commit to a single favorite color.

In the spirit of cheekiness, then, I give you my favorite color: plaid.

The foundation of this outfit are the Washborn trousers. I’d found them on sale when I was jonesing for plaid pants one day, and these were the only ones within my price point that didn’t make me look like a golfer. From here, it was simple to put the ensemble together – red shirt and camel blazer to pick up these colors in the plaid.

Note: Initially, the third layer was a camel cardi, but the button up I’ve got is of sterner stuff, and I don’t know about you but I don’t like the look of bunchy fabric under thin cotton. The blazer’s structure helps tame the stiffness of the shirt.

I could’ve left well enough alone, or thrown a necklace on for that added oomph, but I was feeling audacious and decided to play with plaid on plaid. It may not be as cold as it should to warrant the scarf, but it sure does look fun.

:: Just the facts, ma’am ::
Top – Converse @ Target (similar)
Blazer  – Banana Republic @ eBay
Pants – Washborn @ Karmaloop
Boots – Hive & Honey (similar)
Scarf – Burberry (similar)

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3 thoughts on “OOTD :: of Day 15 and my favorite color

  1. jenortega says:

    Very cute outfit today!

  2. Vildy says:

    [claps hands in delight] I feel the same as you about favorite colors and loved your answer. Love the plaid and plaid, too. The blazer looks to have wonderful texture. What’s it made of? What brand is it?

    Been enjoying your blog. Glad you look to be feeling better.

    • mtsedwards says:

      Oops! Forgot to put the blazer info. Will rectify that now. It’s wool, btw, which is also another silly wardrobe choice on a warm day like this. Thank goodness for a/c.

      Thanks for reading my blog. I was actually planning on doing a weekend post on loyal readership. And yes, I’m feeling much better! 🙂

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