Monday, October 22, 2012

Out of this Galaxy

It's Marisa from Shades of Monet Chronicles here.  Oh where do I begin...this skirt, yes this skirt.  Let me just tell you that this galaxy skirt made my heart skip one ginormous beat when I first saw Jessica of Midwest Muse don it so dashingly on her blog.  It's just one of those pieces that is eye catching-ly, out of this galaxy...ok ok, pun intended.  Naturally I was pleased as punch when I saw Jessica put the piece up for swaps.

She styled it up pretty darn awesome-sauce if you ask me - the bow, the red shoes - yes, the whole darn ensemble had me from hello - so much that I pinned it on my Pinterest board right away.  Now how in the world could I ever do this little beauty justice like she so perfectly did?




I kind of adored how the print & colors lent themselves so perfectly to the season.  As in true fall fashion, the weather was rainy and chilly, so layers were the way to go.  A blazer with structured shoulders and velvety green shoes dressed it up a tad - but the striped t-shirt, floral crown & mustard tights made it a little more playful and a lot more comfortable for me to wear out.

Thanks so much for reading along with me here on this Monday morning.  See you around soon!

Love Bunches,





Outfit Details:
Skirt: Jessica, The Midwest Muse
Floral Crown - Little Honey Pies
Blazer: UO
Brooch: Local Antique Mall
Top (sale) & Shoes: Modcloth
Tights: Target

27 comments:

  1. I adore that skirt - it is out of this world, love your orange (pumpkiny) tights with it too, the colours compliment each other perfectly. I love your witchy shoes too. I can see a hint of halloween in your outfit! xxx

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  2. it's really crazy cute on you. i totally peeked at this before you posted it!

    <3 katherine
    of corgis and cocktails // current giveaway

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  3. This skirt is SO amazing, seriously one of the most gorgeous pieces ever. I love the way you styled it with the orange tights and blazer. So cute!
    xJennaD

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  4. Good job remixing that skirt. I really like it with the mustard leggings. I've never been a fan of skirts with the uneven length hem- but I really like this one!

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  5. I love how you styled this! It's so perfect with those tights.

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  6. Oh darling, you look beautiful! Dreamy, even! :)

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  7. That skirt is phenomenal! Two trends in one: galaxy and high low skirt. Love the mustard tights too!

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  8. This skirt looks amazing on you! I, like Katherine, peaked at this post before too and was so excited to see it with these tights. This will be such a fun one to see how a few of the bloggers style it!

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  9. I love how you styled it, so perfectly you!

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  10. Absolutely stunning photographs! Just adore the colors.

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  11. It's amazing how many colors you can pull out of this skirt, you styled it so well! I am LOVING seeing even just two ladies versions and its making me excited about so many future remixes!

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  12. You look so darling. I love how different (yet great) it looks on you two- such fun, distinct styles shining through. The blazer and colored tights though, give it such a different vibe.

    So fun to have our first swapped item up!


    PS Did you mean to have everything capitalized? (if so, cool- just checking!) :)

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    1. I was wondering that too. Some of the bios are like that...

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  13. This outfit is cool and a half!! That skirt: OH MY! Remixing Heaven.

    I hope you have a good week, must be so exciting to prepare for your sister's wedding :)

    Virginie xo

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  14. Awe, Marisa, you've done an excellent job! ;D It's amazing how differently you girls have styled this skirt; love it both ways ;).

    Hope your week's off to a great start! And yay for your sister's wedding!

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  15. OH MY GAWD that skirt is so incredible! And you look amazing in it! Hats off m'dear!

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  16. Love how your styled it! The floral headpiece and tights are my fave pieces!

    xx
    Giovanna
    www.oliveandanarrow.com

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  17. "oh of this galaxy" oh how I love silly puns! AAh this skirt is amazing and I'm so excited to get it next... although gee I must say a bit nervous after how stunning you two look! I absolutely love how you made two completely separate, super cute, both very "you" looks! & it kind of looks like the space dust is going to fly off in that shot of the skirt and your tights- super cool!
    http://dusanabotswana.com

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  18. oh my gosh! you girls both look so cute.
    i looove how you styled the skirt. you style
    in general is just so fun and feminine!

    erica | sweets + hearts

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  19. I think we all kind of peeked at this one before it was posted :). I love that skirt and both these looks!

    xo

    Ashley

    Southern (California) Belle

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  20. Wow- this skirt is amazing! You both had totally different spins on it, which is what is awesome about this collective, and both look stunning! I really wish this was in my closet... :)

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  21. love this skirt and also your blog! It's so nice!!! I follow you!
    Pass to my blog and if it likes you follow me too, I will be so glad :D
    kisses
    http://francescagiusti.blogspot.com/

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  22. That skirt is amazing and beautiful!

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  23. What a gorgeous and interesting skirt! I love how you have both styled it.

    Loulou

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  24. What a fun blog, very artsy photos. Thanks for the comment on my blog, I am following on gfc, would be awesome if you follow me back :)
    www.abi-asaturdaymorning.blogspot.com

    Abi K

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  25. What an awesome skirt!!! Looks so amazing!
    +Victoria+

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