Thursday, February 24, 2011

Rhinestone Cowboy

Ariat Boots (c/o Langston's), Forever 21 skirt and blouse, Ray-Ban sunglasses, DIY clear studded clutch

These Ariat Cowboy boots have quickly become a wardrobe favorite of mine, making me temporarily abandon all other boots in my closet.  I love mixing and matching different looks to create a "balanced" outfit and these boots are perfect for that.  I've been pairing them with feminine pieces (such as lace and florals) as well as edgier items like this clear studded clutch.  What's your go-to item to create an interesting dynamic to an outfit?


Anonymous said...

The boots look so great with everything!

minnja said...

looks stunning :))


Danielle (elleinadspir) said...

Love the mix of floral/girlie and the boots. Perfect balance!

Joanna said...

If I had those boots I would abandon all my other ones too:) I love the color and pattern of that skirt.. is it from this season? I'll have to stop in and see if I can snatch a similar one!

Krystal said...

this outfit is a fabulous mix of things!!! very cute :)

Lindsay said...

So cute! I have that same top and I LOVE it :)

jayme said...

awesome outfit! there's nothing better than the fact that ANYTHING goes with cowboy boots!!

plus, i always love the diy clutch! probably one of my favorites pieces i've seen!

hope ya have a great day val!


Brenna said...

I love the mix you have going on! if only is were warm enough to wear that in France...

Sam {} said...

LOVE my cowboy boots too. yours look so good with this outfit!

Jamie said...

Val, you know that clear studded clutch is my all time favorite thing on the planet. I am still waiting for mine! (hint hint!) lol I am seriously so not crafty but I really do need to give this a go because everytime I see if I die.

Marcie said...

Very cool, Val! Love the look and I love even more that you are going bare legged in February! Nor Cal has really cooled down.

I don't know of a great hydrating mask, but am due for my next dermatologist appointment. I will ask.

xo Marcie

Alicia said...

That clutch you made is still just too amazing!

this free bird said...

Valerieeeee you pulled out the clutch!! I love it! And the boots, and the top and the skirt. So many good things happening here and you brought it all together swimmingly. Yay!


Josie said...

I'm just so obsessed with that sweet little DIY clutch, my dear. It's so fun and edgy with your boots, and I love how you've mixed it with the lace top and floral skirt! Super chic.
xo Josie

Laura said...

I agree that the boots are the perfect compliment to girly counterparts like lace and floral skirts. So, basically I love your outfit :)

Torrie said...

Very cute =).

I have a brown leather belt (wide & distressed, with cool patterns) that I got years ago at Abercrombie. Still love it for mixing up an outfit. Added it last night to an otherwise feminine outfit... the perfect touch.

Alicia@ eco friendly homemaking said...

This is such a cute outfit and I love the boots!! I can see how they just go with pretty much any type of outfit.

BlueVanilla said...

Love the clutch great idea!! Super cute!

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Danielle said...

love lovee!!

PursuitOfLLT said...

I am loving these boots!! Now I'm second guessing my choice, haha!

I got the boots the other day and they're gorgeous! I have a post scheduled for tomorrow. Now you've inspired me to mix and match.

Also, totally digging that lace top. Go F21!

Anonymous said...

Loving that skirt! So cute and I do love the dynamics in the outfit. Great job!

Megan @ Lovely Happenings said...

Love the shirt. I want it now.

Fashion Meets Food said...

loving your boots! You honestly look fabulous everytime you wear them!


Elle Sees said...

i'm still bummed I didn't win them! they rock!

Marie said...

I want your clutch, so chic and edgy.:D

Love those boots on you, just perfect!

***** Marie *****

vintagewithatwist said...

I just looooove this lace top! and the boots are a nice touch!

Annie said...

I'm so in love with those boots.. glad you're getting so much use of out them! And glad to see the clutch made an appearance again :)

Ashley said...

You are so so cute!

Kathryn {Sweet Tea and Champagne} said...

Those boots are perfect! I always feel so confident whenever I've got my cowboy boots on- ha I don't know what it is! The lace top with the sleeves is also too cute! xo


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