Picnic Plaid Skirt

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One color combo that’s so cute together but that I rarely wear is turquoise and cobalt.  The colors really play well together. They especially look cute when paired with hot pink!

Top: J. Crew Factory c/o The Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass (also super cute and very similar) Skirt: J. Crew Factory c/o The Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass (other patterns) // Earrings: Sugarfix via Target (other colors here) // Tote: Tory Burch // Sandals: Target // Necklace: Kate Spade // Bracelets: Sugarfix via Target (other colors) // Watch: c/o Daniel Wellington
The sidewalk skirt from J. Crew Factory is probably my all-time favorite skirt. I own five at this point.  The cinched top that ruffles at your waist is so feminine and insures a tailored fit. I have my skirt pulled down a little so you can see more of my flamingo tee, but this skirt also sits well at your natural waist. Both of these were outlet finds from when What Nicole Wore and I hit up the Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass for a girls day before our event last month!
When it comes to my handbags and purses, I try to pick pieces that I can get lots of wear out of–I styled this exact tote and sandal combo in yesterday’s post for a completely different look.  To mix it up, I added a couple of my favorite of my favorite Sugarfix pieces.  Sugarfix is the name for the jewelry line that’s a collaboration between Baublebar (my fav!) and Target. Their pieces are mostly under $15 and they really draw the attention when you wear them.
Daniel Wellington sent me a couple of watches, and I’ve been obsessing over this Classic Petite style in rose gold with a black watch face. Their leather watches are also super cute, with classic lines. Their watches would make a perfect Mother’s Day gift, and right now, you can get a complimentary heart charm that says “love” for your watch when you purchase a leather watch.  You can save 15% off of your purchase when you use code BRIGHTONABUDGET.
What are you planning on gift-wise for Mother’s Day???

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  1. 5.2.17

    Love this combo! Such a cute tee!!

  2. 5.2.17
    Dara said:

    I have a flamingo product round up on my blog today! Your shirt goes with it perfectly! 🙂

  3. 5.2.17

    I can’t wait to wear my skirt like this soon. love the flamingo tee!

  4. 5.2.17
    Jess @ Just Jess said:

    I love the J.Crew sidewalk skirt as well! I’m glad the temperatures are warming up so I can start wearing skirts non-stop. Jess at Just Jess

  5. 5.2.17
    Rrush A Nikci said:

    I love the blue and white with the pops of pink. So darn cute!

    Life is just Rosie

  6. 5.2.17

    You are too cute, Tif! Love this entire look!

  7. 5.3.17

    Love the bright pops with your tassel bracelet and earrings! {You know I love some Sugarfix!}

  8. 5.3.17
    Della Preston said:

    This is such a gorgeous look for Spring and Summer. I’m loving all the hot pink and that skirt is so pretty!

  9. 5.3.17
    Mica said:

    That is a really cute outfit! I love pink and blue together, so I’m really enjoying all the different pinks you heave here – working perfectly with your adorable skirt 🙂

    Hope you are having a fantastic week 🙂

    Away From The Blue Blog

  10. 5.6.17

    What a fun outfit! Love this color combo.

  11. 5.7.17
    Laura Tough said:

    That skirt is gorgeous!!! I love the shirt you paired it with too, so cute!!

    Laura || http://www.thelifeoflaura.com.au xx

  12. 5.8.17
    Marisa said:

    This outfit is gorgeous! I love your flamingo tee too x

  13. 5.8.17
    .:Sybil Street STYLe said:

    This is so Fab – I LOOOVE flamingos and pink! This skirt is the perfect contrast and compliment!

    Saintly Style Blog

  14. 5.8.17
    mummabstylish said:

    You look fab, I love your skirt and your hair is wow! Nice to link up with you. Jacqui

  15. 5.8.17

    Love the colors here! J.Crew Factory has so many cute things right now!

    More to Mrs. E

  16. 5.8.17

    Such a cute skirt!!! And I am seriously obsessed with your pink sandals!! Thank you for linking up with us!

    Trendy & Tidy

  17. 5.9.17
    Perdita said:

    LOVE the flamingo top. I wouldn’t have thought to pair it with that cobalt blue, it works so well. A definite must-try combination.

  18. 5.9.17
    CelebratingthisLife said:

    Just love this outfit, especially the earrings! Too cute! For Mother’s Day I asked my kids to give me the gift of time, they are going to carpool to their after school activities and that way I get 3 hours to myself during the week! Best gift ever! 😀 xx Rox-Anne Celebrating This Life

  19. 5.12.17

    Cute outfit and that flamingo t-shirt is something I need in my life.

    Michelle Morchella

  20. 6.11.17

    Love everything about this! Such a fun outfit from head to toe!!