Blogging Besties is a weekly series featuring Whitney of Whitney à la mode, Alex of The Cheerful Closet, Maricel of ::My Closet Catelogue:: and Selah of A Bibliophile’s Style. Each week, one of the bloggers will choose one component from the previous week’s outfit to pass on in a brand new look. This “take one, pass it on” challenge is an inspiration to stretch your closet and your imagination!
Last week Alex looked so boho-chic in her embroidered kimono and hat! She gave me the following elements to pass-on in my own look this week: a kimono, maroon, a hat or something with a fun trim.
I thought about featuring a football Saturday look with a Michigan State hat but ultimately decided to pass-on a kimono.
The few instances that I’ve tried a boho look, I didn’t feel like it was “me” so I paired my kimono with more classic pieces: straight-legged, cropped trousers and a pair of loafers.
I was super pleased with the way that this ensemble turned-out as a summer to fall transitional outfit. It has been unseasonably warm around here but I was able to incorporate layers without the weight of a cardigan or jacket. Plus, velvet is also going to be a big trend again this fall and I got to break in my new, velvet loafers!
So Selah, for next week you can choose from a summer-to-fall transition, velvet, or floral for fall!