Nothing To Wear But Clothes, To Keep One From Going Nude

I really don't own a lot of nude/blush tone clothing, but I absolutely love this blouse I received from Nina of Family Affairs when I visited her in September. It's the perfect layering piece and so neutral it goes with absolutely everything. When I put together this outfit I couldn't help wondering what the blouse would look like with a similarly toned skirt. I'll have to stay on the look-out for something suitable. Head-to-toe nude tones would be a total departure for me, but I do like to experiment a bit style-wise.

This outfit came together slowly, even laboriously, but ultimately I'm happy with the outcome. Every time I force myself into a skirt and shirt combination I convince myself I'm going to wear more separates...then laziness ensues and I merely reach for the nearest dress...
Outfit details:
secondhand hat
OPI nail polish

CONVERSATION

43 comments:

  1. I love how the rich colors make this look very fall, even with bare legs!

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  2. Such a chic, 60's contrast against the lush background.

    It may be fall, but you seem so chic and timeless here.

    I love the hat.

    I hope your legs weren't freezing!

    XX.
    Mae Lu, @ thereafterish.

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  3. You look great as always sweet-looking girl :)

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  4. can't see the blouse, just your hair!

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  5. Love this whole outfit! The nude blouse and the detailed print of the skirt make a beautiful combo!

    xx Vivian @ http://diamondsandtulle.blogspot.com

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  6. This screams southern to me. The backdrop, the colors, the hat. Love it.

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  7. nice outfit! cute blouse!
    kisses

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  8. Your blouse is absolutely gorgeous, it looks really delicate in a good way. I absolutely love your printed skirt too!

    :)

    xxxx

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  9. I love wearing dresses too because they are so simple, but skirts are so pretty and the combination's are endless that it's hard not to! you look fantastic!

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  10. I love the girly chic of this and the autumny colours! Very lovely outfit!

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  11. I absolutely love those shoes. I think the nudes really make your hair pop! Looks beautiful!

    Shy

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  12. Such an adorable look! Really enjoy that hat with the skirt!

    http://stilettosanddiaperbags.blogspot.com/

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  13. i love the print on that skirt! and your hat really pulls the whole outfit together. i am seriously lusting after those seychelles wedges.

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  14. Stop being so chic! Just stop it! It's not fair.

    That hat is fantastic; it makes me think of - oh what's the name of that movie - it's from the same director as Sunset Blvd...hmm. Oh well. Sorry. My comparison sucked, but anyways, I love the hat and I love the blouse!

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  15. Bare legs! I am wearing mitts, hats, wool coats and boots! You look lovely, though, I love this skirt and those shooooes are gorgeous!

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  16. such a cute outfit! I love the shirt/skirt combination.

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  17. I absolutely adore this outfit. The colours, the silhouette :) You look amazing!

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  18. I really like this "nude" colour on you (and the same goes for the similar coloured dress you have as well). I think that the nude tones you've chosen are more peach than beige, so instead of washing you out, they actually add a bit of colour.

    I would LOVE to see a head to toe peach-nude outfit. I think it would make your hair POP!

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  19. i dont really wear nude either. becuase i feel its too naked. but i love this blouse and the print of your skirt.

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  20. perfect look! Nude tones usually scare me, but once you throw some rich tones in there, it looks great. Love the red hat and that skirt is so cute.

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  21. this is lovely.. you should definitely wear more nudes! :D

    Animated Confessions

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  22. Love this!!! So chic :)

    commonsenseandstilettos.blogspot.com

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  23. i love everything about this outfit! i think nude colors are so lovely but i hardly ever wear them. i am so envious of your gorgeous red hat and how well you pull them off- i could only wish to even try!

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  24. I love your back tattoos peeking from the blouse :) lovely outfit, Rebecca!! Sorry it was laborious to pick - it looks stunning! So, worth the work, eh? I want to try to search my closet for a similar look! Eee! I'll do that now...

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  25. What a cute fall outfit! Love the colours!

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  26. The hat is the perfect touch! I think you always do a really great job with separates, but I always do think of dresses as "your thing." Either way, you always look beautiful :)

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  27. cute. i like short skirts.... but can't wear them. my legs are not so beautiful! Lol

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  28. Did you know that you have made me love photographing again? Thanks. :)

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  29. Jeebus, your hair is getting so long!

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  30. i love your skirt. that's such a cool print. your hat looks lovely on you. and those illustrations from the earlier post are wonderful too.

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  31. very classy with the hat and everything:X..love it:X

    xoxo sere

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  32. You look gorgeous!

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  33. I love the little detail of your tattoos showing up through the blouse. Beautiful

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  34. This is an incredibly beautiful outfit, with equally-mesmerizing photos. That last one is quite endearing.

    And can I just say, I'm kind of in love with the paleness of your legs. But maybe I'm crazy.

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  35. Gorgeous outfit I love your skirt and you have beautiful hair ♥ x


    http://gingerecstasy.blogspot.com/

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  36. What a gorgeous color scheme on you! I love the 70's vintage feel of this.

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