Navy Blazer Denim Jacket Striped Shirt White Jeans Leopard Pumps Summer 2016 NYC Style Blogger

Summer Finale

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Summer Finale

Happy Monday y’all! Did you miss me?

It’s been a while since I’ve posted on the blog and for that I apologize. The move and the new job have been keeping me very busy and on top of that I wasn’t feeling well for a bit. I think I was just exhausted from burning the candle at both ends and just needed a break. But I’m back just in time for one last summer post…yay!

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One of my favorite styling techniques is layering.  It’s a great way to add color and texture to neutral outfits in my opinion.  I opt for lighter fabrics and softer colors in the summer to try to stay cool while looking chic at the office.  If you remember my Navy: The Other Neutral post, you’ve seen me layer this blazer and denim jacket before.  But this time, I decided to use a striped button-up shirt as the base instead of a plain white t-shirt.  Striped shirts (tees and button-ups) are definitely wardrobe essentials.  I tend to gravitate towards more subtle stripes for button-up shirts though as it looks more clean and crisp to me.  But the most important thing you should look for in a button-up shirt is fit.  Although you can’t really tell, this particular shirt is tapered in the torso for a more flattering silhouette.  I have a shorter torso so anything that defines my waist is a go for me.  And I opted to pop all three of the collars because, well, I can.  And I think it looks fab.

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Don’t you just love white jeans? I know I do.  And even though summer is over and we’re well past Labor Day at this point, I will continue rocking my white jeans every chance I get.  I’ll just make sure I don’t wear them on days where it’s rainy and muddy out and try my hardest not to spill tea on them at the office.  Fingers crossed on that last one.  If you’re not too keen on white jeans (before or after Labor Day), a medium wash blue jean or colored denim (red, mustard, hunter green, or oxblood) would be great with this look too.

navy blazer denim jacket striped shirt white jeans summer 2016 fashion

One of my favorite accessory purchases this summer was my “love” necklace from Audaviv.  It layers perfectly with my silver Tiffany heart necklace for everyday wear.  Plus, we could all use a little self-love.

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…and y’all have seen these shoes on the blog a million times already.  They’re my favorite so I wear them. A lot.

Have a great start to your week!

xoxo, CCB

Photography: Roman Vail

Outfit Details: H&M blazer (similar here), BP cropped denim jacket (old), H&M striped button-up shirt (sold out), Zara jeggings (here), Kurt Geiger “Britton” leopard pumps (sold out), Celine sunglasses

This Post Has 9 Comments

  1. Gracie Parish

    Love this look for fall!

  2. Jalisa

    You look SO stylish, girlie; I love this whole pairing! The blue blazer looks so good paired with the white denim jeans. I, too, intend on wearing my white pieces all year long because that whole “rule” is so lame, isn’t it!? Thanks so much for sharing, beauty, and I hope you have a great weekend ahead!



  3. Molly Clifton

    What a perfect outfit to end the summer! I love that blazer. Super chic!

    Keep smiling!
    Molly |

  4. Linh

    I love the layering. It is so on point! Love it babe!

  5. Julia (The Velvet Runway)

    Welcome back! I love everything about this outfit – you look amazing in white jeans and I love the blazer and those leopard pumps!
    Awesome style!
    Julia x

  6. Thomas Falkenstedt

    I love how you combine high with low (I mean the price range, not the garments, haha). You look so incredibly smart, yet casual. I do have to say I love your style sweetie! 🙂


  7. Cristina

    Layering done right!

    Welcome back, babe! Happy to see you’re feeling better.

    Loving the post and the look and especially your “because I can” statement.

    As you know, I adore those pumps. I keep saying that on Instagram 🙂

  8. jackie

    Welcome back girl! You look sharp and chic as always and your layering is on point.
    I’m glad you’re feeling better and back at it. Moving and starting a new job all at the same time is enough to burn out anyone. Hope you have a great week!

    xo, jackie

  9. Stephanie

    Your layering skills are absolutely top notch! Love how you paired everything with those perfect leopard pumps. Totally fierce look and you’re rocking it!

    Stephanie //

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