Visible Monday: Casual and Cheeky

Welcome to Visible Monday #8! If you want to participate, it’s so easy: just go to the bottom of this post for the simple how-to.

Today I’m combining my Visibility with Inspiration from Two Birds‘ site. They host Inspiration Monday and invite us to interpret a certain celeb look, with our own personal touches. (Your own contribution to Visible Monday does not have to relate to this Inspiration).

I love my white jeans, and I don’t wear them enough. I think they are perfect for summer evenings, and, in Florida I can wear them most of the year with sweaters, blazers and short boots. I added a funky button down shirt that I thrifted about a year ago. I had to cut off most of the collar; it was huge, like 70’s huge, and overwhelmed my upper body! But I fell in love with the back: Cowboys and Angels. I have no idea what that means, but I like it.

I just bought the flats yesterday at Goodwill. They are lovely – Bandolinos that look never-worn, in a classic nude shade. I think I’ll give them a good workout this fall. The whole look is funkier than I usually wear, but that’s the idea behind Visible Monday – to be happy to be seen.

Inspiration:

Now I would love to see what you’re wearing. Have a wonderful day.

The guidelines to participate in Visible Monday are so simple!

  1. Any Monday, whoever wants to can join in! Just compose a post that includes any outfit, accessory, piece of jewelry, hairstyle, cosmetic or other adornment that makes you feel more confident, alive and visible that day.
  2. Include a link to Not Dead Yet Style somewhere in your post.
  3. Go to the bottom of this post and click on this cute little link:

In the “Next Step”, you crop the pic (easy tool) you want to display, and you’re done!

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27 Comments

  1. indeed, research is having to pay off. sure, study is having to pay off. My personal web surfing seem total.. thank you. I appreciate you showing your point of view..

  2. Your style is really unique compared to other people I ave read stuff from. Thanks for posting when you have the opportunity, Guess I all just bookmark this blog.

  3. Rachael – great point about white jeans – they let you go a little crazy elsewhere  : >  And I agree – who made up that shirt??? Thanks for coming by!

  4. Paula, thank you. These are my (today's) new favorite shoes. That could change tomorrow  : >  Love your pictures from Rockport today.

  5. what a great outfit! i think white jeans help tone down anything you try to pair them with, that shirt is so interesting ! love how it looks but… i wonder who thought of that

  6. Patti~this looks so freaking great on you!! so chic!  LOVE those shoes!  And bandolinos to boot!  And I love that you stepped out of your comfort zone on the shirt.  I'm not a white jeans person–but you are!

  7. Thank you Pam. It is a little odd, but I am trying to be more daring!

  8. I love your shirt so cool! You look all ready to go dancing. Love the shoes too. So chic as always!

    love,mongsmythriftycloset.blogspot.com

  9. I really like your outfit for today. The shoes are really cute. Well done!
    Thank you for hosting VM! I know it is a lot of work for you, but it is sure fun for the rest of us.

  10. This is a cute look…I would not have put the shoes and the top together without your inspiration…it looks good!!

  11. Patti, this looks so great on you!  I LOVE that shirt…the whole look just works!  Great job on those shoes….those are complete elegance!  Hugs!  ~Serene

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