Wardrobe | “New” Fall Color Combinations

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This season I’m challenging myself to maybe try some color combinations I wouldn’t normally wear. Grey is a neutral I usually steer away from because of its cool tone. But I never thought to wear it with brown until recently. And believe it or not, this shirt is actually bright red and white chevron, but it appears pink from afar. We’ll just call it pink. Mashing all these colors together? Makes for a feminine, vintage-inspired color combination just perfect for fall!

Oh, and guess what? I found a new setting lotion for my hair, and can finally achieve the Rita Hayworth locks I’ve been aching to wear. Well, almost Ms. Hayworth. I’m not about to grow out my bangs or grow out all of my layers. But! Close enough, eh? I’ll share more about it another day when I can take photos.

O U T F I T   D E T A I L S :

blouse: thrifted | skirt: ASOS | vest: thrifted | necklace: vintage | shoes: ASOS
photos by Phil outside of our Canton, Ohio apartment

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25 Responses

  1. Jennifer says:

    A sweet combination for fall. Love the shape of the skirt and the blouse!

  2. Rae Veda says:

    I LOVE that grey skirt. It looks so cute with that brown vest. Definitely a win for me. xo, rv
    http://aneclecticheap.blogspot.com/

  3. dena miller says:

    Amanda,
    You look absolutely Beautiful?
    ~~Dena

  4. larissa says:

    I love this!! You look AMAZING!

  5. kelly ann says:

    You look SO pretty! What a gorgeous outfit, I love your shoes. :)

  6. skunkboy says:

    So pretty, Mandi! That vest is making me drool.

  7. Cheryl says:

    Can I just say that I think you look like a movie star in these pictures? Gorgeous. Seriously.

  8. liz says:

    i love the color combination. perfect for fall. and the slight curl to your hair….beautiful.

  9. Emily Keen says:

    I love the colors combined in this outfit, plus that vest is a great addition to the whole look. It pulls it together really well:)

  10. Jaclyn T says:

    I am adoring this outfit and your hair looks divine!
    –Jaclyn T

  11. wow. this is really pretty! i love how your hair looks too. There is so much emotion in each shot!

  12. Trude says:

    I think this outfit is one of my all-time faves to date! The color combo, the red shoes, and your hair looks so pretty! :) Love.

  13. you look positively stunning. :-D
    I am actually a big fan of grey, maybe it’s the Brit in me that is drawn to it.

  14. Oh wow, this is such a perfect outfit! I especially love your shoes. The colors are wonderful and the length of the skirt is just fabulous.
    xo,
    Em

  15. steffy says:

    gorgeous color combo, and the shoes are so darling!
    Steffys Pros and Cons

  16. Amanda says:

    Wow, you are stunning! Especially in the last picture! Gorgeous!!!

  17. That’s some true Hollywood glam. You look fantastic!

  18. Vanessa says:

    You look gorgeous! I love that skirt!

  19. Kat says:

    Cute, I love it! I wish I could wear long skirts like that, but since I’m so short, they just look frumpy.
    -Kat
    http://certainsomethingvtg.etsy.com

  20. Lindsey says:

    Wow. I could not love this outfit any more!
    Lindsey
    http://myialife.blogspot.com

  21. Katie says:

    What a lovely outfit! It reminds me of an outfit from the Edwardian Era. <3 Lovely job@

  22. Amanda G says:

    That is such a beautiful outfit! That skirt is very flattering.

  23. anna couzens says:

    Lovely combination, you look beautiful.

  24. Mara says:

    This outfit is gorgeous on you! I love how vintage it looks, and the colors are perfect for fall!