Neutrals, And A Pop Of Color. My closet is full of neutrals, even though I think of myself as a vibrant, sometimes loud, person 😄. Neutrals make mix-and-matching simple. And there are always accessories to add texture and color.
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It’s simply gorgeous in Florida in March. The days are in the 70’s and the nights get cool, and you can wear pretty much whatever you want. Today I chose a sheer knit top (thrifted) and black harem pants. The top obviously needs an under-thing, and I chose a simple black tank. A colorful tank would work too.
This is an outfit I can wear anywhere. Today it’s lunch downtown with my sweetie. The glass pendant was found at the gift shop of the Dali Museum in St. Petersburg. And these Cydwoq booties (via eBay six years ago) are probably making their 100th appearance on the blog. That’s how cool I think they are.
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what a great outfit, love this look on you
I love having a set of neutral basics that can be dressed up with pops of color, like you did here. Neutrals never go out of style!
I hope you are having a great week so far!
Thank you dear Amber! Your shots of Australia are so lovely, xox.
I’m a big fan of neutrals, this is cute. Thanks for hosting the #linkup. Jacqui Mummabstylish
Thanks for coming by, Jacqui! Your Ted Baker jacket is beautiful! xox
What a cute top! Neutrals have been my jam lately, which is so weird considering how much I like color.
Hi Daenel and happy Tuesday! Thanks for coming over, and I love your embroidered, tiered blouse. xox
I love your sheer top Patti – and the blush one you’ve picked out with the silk scarf – gorgeous xx
Thank you, Maria. Your Spring looks – and the pussy willows – are lovely to see! xox
I am neutral today, and most days!
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Thanks, Cheryl! I love your Kate Moss inspired look today. xox
I think you must be one of the chicest ladies walking around that little town.
Aww thanks, Suzanne. Our little town is dominated by surf-wear, so I don’t have a high bar to reach : > Thanks for linking up, great post about online reviews. xox
Looking both elegant and casual in your neutrals, Patti. I’m swooning over that necklace! Oh, to be able to see the ocean from one’s balcony! I’ve just published a post about my third year of blogging, and looking at my photos from the archives, there’s a rainbow of colour and hardly any neutrals. But I’ve linked my most neutral outfit! xxx
You are a lovely rainbow, Ann! Thanks for coming by, and have a great week ahead. xox
So pretty Patti! I love the sheerness of your top and the neutrals look wonderful together. I am looking at more neutrals for summer this year, as to do that more mixing and matching.LOVE the gorgeous blue necklace!
thank you, Jess. Your floral silk blouse is just beautiful, and you look gorgeous wearing it. xox
Love this sheer top. It looks fabulous on you. The combination with the harem pants are genius <3
Thanks Rama! It was fun to get to know you a little better on your Sunshine Award post today! xox
Cute outfit, Patti! I normally wear colorful outfits but I love to wear neutrals from time to time.
Thank you Cristina! I liked your sneaker round-up. I wear them most days of the week. xox
I do love neutrals, yet I tend to gravitate towards more and more color lately!!
Hi Jodie! You look wonderful in color. And Charlotte is the bomb today in her cool Western wear. xox
Such a chic, classic look and those boots are quite fabulous! Being a northerner, I might be sweating in 65 degrees after the frigid winter we have been having!
I thought about you, Shelbee. You might be just in the mood for a quick dip in the sea : > thanks for coming by and stay fabulous, xox.
I really love neutrals. They are so versatile to mix and match with either dark or light colours. I also like a sheerness top with a little vest underneath – it’s a lovely casual look. Have a great week Patti! – the weather sounds heavenly to me.
Thank you, Alison, and I hope your week is wonderful too! xox
Ahhh…the 70’s are my sweet spot in regard to temperature…lucky you! This is such a cool look and those boots deserve a hundred more posts. xo
Thanks Debbie! We are lucky weather-wise in March, but don’t ask about August! : > Loved your post today, it’s a must-read. xox
Liking the sound of your plans for today, Patti!
That glass pendant is beautiful and nothing you wear could ever be described as neutral.
Oh to be able to see the see from our house, what a dream! xxx
thanks dear Vix. Your post today is marvelous; I adore your new riding jacket. And I just picked up a pair of Mjus booties on eBay! xox
Yay to the Mjus boots! I hope you love them as much as I do.xxx
As hot as it has been I know the water is still way too cold for me! But I do laugh when I see all the tourists flocking to the beach and water parks, I’m sure it feels great to them but I’d be shivering!
Love the sheer top, great way to be cool without too much exposure.
Thanks Kellyann! I really enjoyed getting to know you better through your “favorite things”! xox
I have a sheer tunic that I love for late spring. I never was a fan of sheer before, but now I find it to be just the thing–it covers and reveals at the same time, when I don’t want to do too much of either.
Your booties are works of art.
Speaking of art, there’s a Dalí museum near me, in Figueras, Spain, where he lived. It’s a trippy place.
Oh I’d love to visit the Dali museum in Spain! Love the word “trippy” wrt Dali. Thanks for your kind words and have a wonderful week ahead, xox.
Neutrals with a pop of colour look good on you Patti. I do love the neckline on your top. Those boots are always a winner.
Thank you Jill! Your bright coral jacket is just beautiful. xox
Looking fabulous, Patti! I love those Cydwoq booties every time you wear them (I remember when you bought them!).
Thank you so much for hosting!
We have been friends for a long time! Thanks for the kind words and for linking up, xox.
Love the neutrals with the bit of sheerness and the turquoise pendant. Today, I am part neutral and part almost bright !
So glad the weather is great!
Thank you Elle! You’re lovely as always, and enjoy your New York day, xox
Neutrals live me neutral. And twitchy. Color all the way for this gal!
that is you, Anne! You always look colorful and vibrant. xox
I’m loving the sleeves on that top, Patti! Beautiful on you xx
thank you, Lisa. Your colorful clothes and jewelry are stunning! xox
I love how versatile neutral pieces can be. They can dress up or down any outfit 🙂
Thanks Heather. You showed some gorgeous camera bags today in your post! xox
We’ve had some ups and downs with temps here in Tampa Bay. This week it’s getting hot, again. P.S. My neutrals *are* colors!
Right you are, neutrals are colors too! Loved your pics of decor, and the apartment looks very cool. It is almost baseball season and we’ll be coming over to St Pete to watch the Rays – hope to get a chance to meet up with you! xox
That is a fine outfit, Patti! It’s casual but elegant and really could take you anywhere. I love the airiness of the top.
Hmm. I guess I have been mostly neutral this week, using pops of color to enliven what I wore-mostly greys with some deep, royal purple or dark blue with green tea/matcha colored accents.
Enjoy those lovely temperatures. 🙂
Your colors sound lovely, Cee. I love deep blue with green tea. Thanks for coming over! xox
I think I’m more a neutral this week judging by my posts linked up. Have a good week dear Patti
Thank you Anna. I think your gray cardi-coat is fab! xox