Happy Accidents

The best kind of outfits seem to be happy accidents. They pull together pieces from different shops, were bought years apart, and yet seem meant to be worn all together. It can take me forever to dress, because I just start pulling things instinctively. It is rare for me to have an exact picture in mind, which often leads to a pile of discarded extras and accessories on the floor. The end result though, can feel as nicely composed as this outfit...

Outfit details: blazer- H&M, scarf- YarnOverMovement, dress- Betsey Johnson via Gilt, tights- Walmart, shoes- Seychelles via Weardrobe Conference

CONVERSATION

134 comments:

  1. love the outfit!
    you are amazing.

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  2. this is by far one of my favorite outfits! You look so lovely and chic! the dress is beautiful.

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  3. Lovely, gorgeous, amazing, beautiful...I just know a few adjetives in english to express I think something is too nice!!and they all are for you in this look!!I love the dress!
    xoxo

    www.meencantamiropa.blogspot.com

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  4. The scenery and the outfit are so nice. I really love that blazer too.
    You remind me of Alyson Hannigan
    btw!

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  5. It really fits you so nice Rebecca!
    Perfection!!!

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  6. I love this outfit, it has to be one of my favourites of yours. It just goes so nicely! I love how you always have a different scenery in your pictures :)

    I know this sounds like a stupid thing to ask but how do you get all your pictures the same size without them looking pulled or anything? It never works for me :)

    xxxx

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  7. I'm jealousy is also a great form of compliments.... I'm sooo jealouse right but in this case it's a very very very good thing!

    AWSOME! ;)

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  8. That outfit is perfect and adorable together. Love the mixture of the thick knitted scarf with the pretty printed dress, such contrasting textures that work so well together, well done for the accidental look!!

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  9. I looooooooooove that scarf!!

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  10. Beatiful pics, beautiful outfit, beautiful you!

    Peace and love!

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  11. Lovely outfit. And the autumnal photos are great too.

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  12. Gorgeous accident!!

    Adore your jacket with that dress!

    lululetty.blogspot.com

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  13. haaha this outfits really fun and fresh. i esp love the oxfords with the floral dress. supa cute!

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  14. Well, you are totally right...this outfit is pretty close to perfect. I love that big chunky circle scarf, and totally want one for my own...knitting project perhaps. Just lovely.

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  15. Just lovely that coat and dress are adorable! I completely agree btw, some of my fav combos happen to be next to each other in a laundry pile..voila.. unexpected perfection!

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  16. Love this outfit, dear Rebecca! :-)

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  17. gorgeous!
    The shoes, the jacket, the dress. everything look perfect.
    I have a question. How do you made the last image?

    Kisses!

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  18. Great outfit! The popcorn-textured circle scarf and floral dress add so much personality and character.

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  19. Brilliant outfit! Brilliant setting! Adore the blazer and shoes.

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  20. Love the knitted scarf and the floral dress.

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  21. P.S. I just realized you are not on my blog roll so I am adding you, do the same for me if you like but no worries if you don't want to.

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  22. What a gorgeous skirt!! I love that the scarf doesn't overpower your outfit and it just adds so much elegance to the entire outfit! xoxoxxoxo

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  23. Wow this has to be one of my favorite outfits of yours! That dress is so,so pretty on you!

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  24. Wow!!I love your outfit....well, I love all your outfits but this is my favorite of them all...

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  25. perfectly matched together! the dress is so beautiful. love the scarf too <3

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  26. i.love.this.look.
    the scarf is so cozy looking! and i really love the bold floral print on your dress.
    great look!

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  27. That skirt is just gorgeous!!! If this is the result of accidents I hope you have a few more :)

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  28. lovely print on the dress!

    /www.jemappelleisabelle.blogg.se

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  29. I love that scarf, it just looks so comfortable. And the gif is adorable.

    http://unsystematicstyle.blogspot.com/

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  30. I like this white scarf ;-) sweet

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  31. You could be wearing a potato sack, and I would still love it because of that little animation at the end. They make my day!
    (not saying that your outfit is bad, of course. Actually, your outfit is amazing. You rock.)

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  32. i love your animations! they're so neat!

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  33. I looove this outfit!!!Just so cute and lovely!!
    http://littlevintageprincess.blogspot.com/

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  34. The skirt and the shoes are to die for.
    In the words of rachel zoe, "I Die"

    Haha, very cute blog I'm so glad I found this.

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  35. that dress may well be the most beautiful thing i have ever seen.
    love your blog :)

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  36. Absolutely LOVE your outfit and scarf! :)
    xx

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  37. perfect outfit! the little film you made is so cute!

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  38. i love this dress, the shape is perfect

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  39. wow I love the dress, so ladylike and old fashioned but the way you wear it is rather youthful. I love these photos too, the setting makes me miss home, there is nothing like this in DC unfortunately

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  40. you are so right about this outfit, meant to be!

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  41. i love this outfit it looks really cute on you. Also I know what you mean about pairing things that you bought sometimes years apart. I almost got rid of a couple of shirts recently but hesitated then a few weeks later I got a skirt which looked amazing with two of them. it was exciting

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  42. Great outfit, you look amazing!

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  43. Lovely look, especially with the hair up. I love the scarf.

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  44. These are beautiful pictures!

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  45. I just love the print of that dress!

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  46. I am in love with the print on that dress! You look so chic and perfect for fall!

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  47. this is such a perfect outfit! that dress is so wonderful.

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  48. That's a damn chic accident.

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  49. OH MY! The scarf is so gorgeous on you. you are so inspirational.

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  50. Wow I love your outfit, especially that dress! The scarf makes it look so warm and cozy!

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  51. I agree completely, sometimes the best outfits come from a happy collision of all the right things. I adore that scarf by the way.

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  52. Lovely outfit, amazing way to dress up for fall! Love the blazer, am thinking of changing my blazer buttons to cute golden ones like yours! YarnOverMovement has such an amazing talent!

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  53. I'm the same way with my outfits which always seems to surprise people that ask me how I dress.

    PS: I'm glad to see your are making use of Gilt too ;) lovely dress!

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  54. Amazing outfit!So warm and cosy!I love the shoes and the scarf!and also the contrast between the floral dress and the black tights!

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  55. your hair is super cute that way! and the outfit is great too.

    ps. I gave you an award-thingy on my blog. check it out if you wanna! :o)
    http://bedroomocean.blogspot.com/2009/10/beautiful-bloggers.html

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  56. cute outfit for sure, i especially like the floral dress!

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  57. I couldn't agree more! This outfit might be my favorite of yours, ever, and that's saying a lot. That Betsey Johnson dress is to die for!

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  58. lovely outfit :) i love outfits like that :) the kind that make you think why did i not think of putting this together before? and then you realize that your have just expanded the potential of your wordrobe...
    your lovely
    xxx

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  59. This is a very well put together outfit! I love how it was a result of a happy accident:)

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  60. *sigh* those lovely shoes look gorgeous against the greenery!

    I never seem to get bored of your location shots....

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  61. Hi, I love your blog, and the pictures! ^^
    now following you via rss ;)

    Link me, follow me
    @ MaisonChaplin.blogspot.com

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  62. I am exactly the same way about choosing my clothes in the morning. My family makes fun of me for it, but that's just how I roll. Love you and your style! -Kaila

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  63. These colours look amazing together & I love the animation.
    Honestly, Pink & Green is an unstoppable combo & you wear it fabulously! :)

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  64. I love how you wear the cowl, it looks so good! I'm pretty much permanently attached to my AA circle scarf.

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  65. LOVE the scarf
    GORGEOUS darling, thanks for sharing as always

    -cma
    check out my blog @
    cosmicaroline.blogspot.com

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  66. I love ur floral dress and that scarf, amazing! :)

    xoxo

    natalieoffduty.blogspot.com

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  67. this post made me smile so much. you look like you're having ridiculous amounts of fun.

    i adore that jacket and that comfy looking scarf!

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  68. I completely agree. Some of my all time favorite outfits have formed when I just threw something together. your outfit is absolutely fantastic. It's so regal, girly and down to earth. Perfect!

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  69. This outfit is so cute and girly! I love it. I take ages to put on an outfit and hate being rushed because I end up wearing something that really doesnt go well together!

    The last little photo of you is adorable!

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  70. love the slight victorian feel of this outfit - you look so poised and elegant.

    xo.
    princesspolitico

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  71. This outfit is gorgeous, and composed of so many beautiful separates! I do the exact same thing....every night I have to hang back up everything that I tried on and discarded on the floor!

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  72. happy accident indeed! you look lovely.
    -indigo

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  73. This outfit literally took my breath away, pretty lady. Wow. I was afraid to try the circle/infinity scarf myself, but you wear it insanely well.

    And I agree with B- you are amazing, darling. So amazing! Love your outfits, your charming way with words, and (of course!) your gif's.

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  74. adorable photos and outfit - especially the shoes and scarf.

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  75. Beautiful pieces matched together and I've always wanted to own a Betsey Johnson dress ! Ahhhhhh

    I must really save now for one adore your heels as well,its really so gorgeous <3 <3

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  76. I know what you mean about clothes coming from all over the place and from years apart yet fit together so perfectly, this seems to be the case for all my outfits. Cute outfit and I loooove your blog, It's been one of my inspirations for awhile now so thankyou for that. :)

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  77. your dress is darling darling and your face is so pretty. I think of the words norwegian wood when I see these photos. much love xx

    p.s. what does your bedroom floor look like?? I am forever pulling out clothes trying to find the perfect outfit and my bedroom really does suffer!

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  78. Amazing outfit you have put together. You look great! I always love your gif. Its so cute!

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  79. your outfit's really nice
    i love the scarf, looks so warm

    leen

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  80. you and your outfits are always so charming. i could just pick you two up and put in my right pocket!

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  81. You look so cute in your little gif!
    I know what you mean when you're talking about those 'happy accidents'. Those happen to me all the time :)

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  82. love your outfit ! It is so fresh so cute !
    That is such a great idea to put a little video at the end !

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  83. Love the bottom part of that dress. I am itching to sew something with a similar "balloon" characteristics. :)

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  84. You look adorable! Such a pretty outfit.

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  86. that outfit is so beautiful ! you look so lovely . i adore the dress :D and also love the beautiful photos !

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  87. lovely outfit as always!and I'm oficially in love with you dress!!

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  88. One of the nicest looks I've seen over these past few weeks :)

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  89. well the outfit came together beautifully! very swedish blogger girl haha

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  90. beautiful pictures, R. love that gif animation!

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  91. This is really a lovely look :).

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  92. oh my god WOW .. this is one of my favorite looks so far ... i love everytihng about it you are so right about the bedst looks come from happy mistakes .. they are throw to gether in like minutes and i never achieve the same chic in 30 minutes of trying

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  93. Love love love. Your dresses are always so cute, and I MUST get a scarf like that. It looks SO cozyy

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  94. beautiful! your dress is so lovely, and adds just the right amount of color to your outfit =)

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  95. I love this! This may be one of my favorite outfits of yours... every little piece is so "wow"!

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  96. Wow, what a gorgeous outfit! I love your shoes, and the colors are marvelous. You always have the most lovely locations too.

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  97. I do love this outfit. The printed dress is lovely! And it looks fab with that blazer and scarf

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  98. Your dress is so lovely, the print is really pretty! Loving the scarf too.

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  99. These pieces go so well together! Love the scarf.

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  100. really love the shoes and the scarf
    they also match perfectly the dress
    lovely!

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  101. I know exactly what you mean. Sometimes I plan an outfit, but the ones that come out at-the-moment and in which the pieces have nothing in common.. they just fit.

    And this fits perrfectly :)

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  102. happy accident outfits turn out to be some of the best :) i love the look of the blazer over the dress.

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  103. I don't often have happy accident outfits, but I have happy accidents in life and at school. Your outfit was more like a jubilant accident :) Love everything about it.

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  104. My best outfits always tend to be accidents too :) You look great!

    http://inbugsdrawers.blogspot.com

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  105. Love this! I adore the pairing of the big wool scarf with the delicate flower dress.

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  106. i just discovered yuor blog...i looooove it. so happy to find something different!!
    xo,
    stephanie
    www.iheartcitypop.com

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  107. I like the addition of the gifs to your posts :)

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  108. That little video is so cute! I love seeing how you put things together. Also, I LOVE YOUR SHOES. I'm looking for a pair like that...they seem like they would just work with everything!

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  109. This is great! I love the way that scarf, especially over the blazer, becomes a dramatic sort of neck ruff.

    And I often get dressed in a similar way... and it sometimes makes me late... haha ;)

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  110. probably one of my favourite outfits of yours thus far. Yarn Over Movement is totally awesome. :) :)

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  111. I'm too lazy to read through everyone else's comments at this point, but I wonder...did this remind anyone of Alice in Wonderland?! Because I saw your outfit and immediately check the photos for the Cheshire Cat and the White Rabbit.

    Great outfit! Whimsical and lovely.

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  112. So pretty! I'm glad that you chanced upon this combination :DD

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  113. So pretty! I'm glad that you chanced upon this combination :DD

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  114. i'm in love with this scarf and am totally thinking about making one for myself!

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  115. So smart and lovely. Really love the shoes! Been looking for a pair like these. Seychelles makes gorgeous shoes.

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  116. That sounds like pretty much how I dress, too. Lovely dress :)

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  117. wow your outfit is very gorgeous! I like the dress

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  118. Well don't you just look fantastic! way to wear the florals in Fall :)and I love the scarf with the bun on your head.

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  119. J'adore la photo qui bouge.

    Séréna

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