A Pattern mixing classic: polkadots and stripes

I am wearing a Forever 21 t-shirt • H&M cardigan • Gap skirt and Teva Sandals

On Sunday, K, me and my family ventured out to Haspengouw, Belgium to go on an amazing walk through fields and fields of blooming fruit trees. I have a post full of pictures ready for Thursday, but I wanted to share my outfit for that day first as it’s been a while since my last outfit post. I went for a safe combination, that has proven it’s success on many blogs before. You can’t go wrong with some kind of black and white pattern on top and a bright colored bottom. For comfort I wore my trusty Teva sandals. So classy. I scored this cobalt blue skirt online in the Gap sales back in January, but only wore it for the first time this weekend. I absolutely love it. Bright blue hues, like cobalt, royal and electric are some of my favorite colors to wear, yet are barely present in my current wardrobe. I am still looking for that perfect cobalt dress to wear year-round. I spotted my dream dress in the Kate Spade Saturday collection, but it’s waaaay out of my price range so I’m checking my local Zara for a look-a-like more often than is good. I might bend soon though. I am weak when it come to pretty dresses. And my oh my, does Kate Spade know what girls like.

Come back Thursday to see a little of all the beauty I got to enjoy this weekend.

Hope your weeks are off to a good start!

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46 Comments

  1. 6 May 2013 / 15:55

    Great print mixing. I never really do that, though I really like how it looks. 🙂 Loving the blooms!

  2. 6 May 2013 / 16:10

    One of my favorite print combos! I love that you picked simple black and white and added a pop of blue – it looks so cute for spring!

  3. 6 May 2013 / 17:19

    Mooie omgeving, dringend eens Haspengouw ontdekken! Felblauw is inderdaad zo'n mooie kleur, staat je goed 😉
    Naomi, x

  4. 6 May 2013 / 20:27

    Leuke outfit. Haspengouw ziet er mooi uit, ik ben er zelf nog nooit niet geweest.

    X Audrey
    Fashionhightea.blogspot.com

  5. 6 May 2013 / 20:29

    I looove polka dots and I adore stripes. So this is the perfect outfit 🙂
    Sounds like a great outing that you had!

  6. 7 May 2013 / 02:00

    Your dream dress is pretty and would suit you very well, but your skirt is already rather like it. How fun!

    Also, this pattern mixing is so fun 🙂

  7. 7 May 2013 / 02:12

    I love the pop of color from your skirt! It's so pretty!! And I really like the mix of prints!

  8. 7 May 2013 / 03:08

    I love Kate Spade but yes, it's way out of my price range too! Btw you chose such a great backdrop for your photo! Love the blossoms in the trees and the field of dandelions! Make some dandelion wine!

  9. 7 May 2013 / 11:02

    I have a blue skirt just like that and no idea what to wear with it, besides a white t. Have any more ideas for it?

  10. 7 May 2013 / 12:59

    This outfit is amazing! Loving it.
    p.s. the weather there looks gorgeous! Great photos! I can't wait to see the rest.

    Nicole
    settleinn.blogspot.com

  11. 7 May 2013 / 15:55

    Leuke outfit! En Haspengouw ziet er prachtig uit 🙂

  12. 7 May 2013 / 16:06

    Love this sweet little outfit and you are adorable! 🙂

    xo Ashley
    thetiniestfirecracker.com

  13. 7 May 2013 / 16:46

    So cute! It looks great! Alex

    tobebeautifulingodseyes.blogspot.com

  14. 7 May 2013 / 19:07

    You are so darling! Thanks for the kind comment on my invitations post.
    I followed your lovely blog : )

  15. 7 May 2013 / 22:05

    i love everything about your outfit: the bright skirt, the polka dot shirt, and your fun striped cardi!! 🙂

  16. 8 May 2013 / 02:49

    What a cute look! Mixing patterns can be quite tricky but you did a great job. I love how there is a sense of delicateness to this 🙂

    I'd love it if you can drop by mine and check out my latest post: http://www.fashchronicles.blogspot.com

  17. 8 May 2013 / 05:53

    Mooie foto's, mooie outfits en zeker een hele mooie locatie ook!

    xoxo
    Grietje

  18. 8 May 2013 / 10:16

    Mooooooie foto's Nikki! Erg leuk zo, die gemixte printjes 😉 ! Ik krijg altijd hartpijn van het zien van Kate Spade dingetjes 🙁 ZO mooi maar ZO duur 🙁 !

  19. 8 May 2013 / 16:28

    Lovely outfits. But you're always lovely, so there's no surprise in that.

  20. 9 May 2013 / 11:13

    Such a cute outfit! I like the stripes and polka dots together, and the bright blue skirt looks great with the black and white 🙂 Lovely location for photos too!

    Away From Blue

  21. 10 May 2013 / 13:00

    So grote fan van polka dots! 😀

  22. 15 May 2013 / 01:25

    You look so adorable in these spring-y pictures! The print mixing in your outfit is wonderful!

  23. 18 May 2013 / 19:26

    Mooie foto's, de locatie (zie mijn vorige comment haha) en leuke outfit! Stripes mixen met andere prints, I say a loud YES

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