Food Fashion and Flow: Clashing plaids and stripes   

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Clashing plaids and stripes

 Now that the holidays are over, I have been working hard on getting my sweet tooth in check. My green smoothies made with my nutribullet have just about erased my obsession with all things sugary. I hung out with a friend in Little Tokyo and passed up the Green Tea Mochi Ice Cream that I usually can't resist. Little Tokyo has so many great restaurants if you love all varieties of Asian food, which I do! This is such a great spot to grab some tea or have a great lunch or dinner. I will be posting about some of my favorite dining spots in this area soon:-)

I have some very subtle pattern mixing going on with with my stripes and plaids. It is a clash of sorts, but I think it works. I am participating in a link party with DC Style. Join us by clicking here

Do you have any holiday eating to undo? LOL
 Holiday Hips: courtesy of Thanksgiving dinner, Christmas dinner and all of those boxes of candy, cookies, and cakes that kept magically arriving on my doorstep during the holidays

Plaid shirt: thrifted, handbag: Sharif, Striped tank: H&M, Boots: Macys

These boots are so comfortable. I have been wearing them quite a bit. Don't you love a comfortable pair of boots?

Checking out the scene
Are you a fan of mixing patterns?


Beauty Fashion Skin Care Blog - Girlie Blog Seattle said...

Great pattern-mix. How very forward of you. This is such a stylish casual outfit. Very real, and good idea for those of us who don't like dressing up.
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K. Elizabeth @ YUMMommy said...

I definitely have some holiday eating to undo. We had full dinners for Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day! I'm transforming into a crunching machine. Love the pattern mixing.

Emmylou said...

I love that plaid top on you, LV:) And I so need boots like yours.

Whitney James said...

Love the plaid! Great outfit and send prayers my way as I try to cut back from eating post-holiday sweets myself, lol!


Tomes Edition said...

Those rings really compliment your fingers. I tend to go back to normal eating since i over do it during the holidays.

~Jeimy~ said...

Love this combo I wouldnt have put them together myself but I really do like it on you, you did a great job!!

Pilar Bernal Maya said...

I like mixing! good look
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LV said...

@Beauty Fashion Skin Care Blog
Thanks sweetie! Some days I just like to be casual and this fits the bill:-)

@ K Elizabeth at yummymummu, Thank you dear and me too! crunch crunch crunch

Thanks hun and the boots are super comfortable

Sending prayers your way doll and I understand, LOL

@Tomas Edition
Thank you dear! I have always loved wearing rings. Yep, I go back to regular eating too. I definitely overindulged

Thanks Haute Mommy to be! I wasn't planning on putting this together, but it worked!

thanks dear, I mix a little hear and there:-)

Dolce Vita said...

I love mixing patterns! Especially with flannels, they're so comfy but they look so effortlessly chic. By the way, you look stunning in these photos and I totally love your boots. Great look!

I'm so glad I found your blog! If you'd like to follow each other, I'd be happy to keep in touch! Just let me know on my blog :)


Frannie Pantz said...

I love the mix of prints! I also love juicing. We got a juicer a year ago and it is amazing how wonderful it is. Totally a worthwhile investment!

Happiness at Mid Life said...

i have been having a green smoothie daily for about 2 years now and love them. I had a total sugar overload as well over the holidays and I am doing a detox to try and get rid of the sweet tooth cravings.

Love this plaid shirt and I am a huge fan of plaid & stripe together. Great casual outfit!


Nicolene Richards said...

Great minds think alike! Thanks for dropping by and commenting on my blog, I love the stripes and plaid combined in your outfit, will have to stop by here regularly-I enjoy the vibrancy of your style, great colours!

anoddgirl said...

great outfit!
love your plaid shirt

Natalia | Fashioned by Love said...

Great outfit! You look wonderful! x

Marta said...

Great look, I have the same shirt :)
I follow you, would you like to follow each other?
kisses :)

Carsedra McKoy said...

Loving this look, really like the pattern mixing!!

Carsedra McKoy:

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Janae Holmes said...

Loving the mix of patterns! Looking FAB!!! Happy New Year!

Mollie Bylett said...

red looks beautiful on you!!!

would love you to pop over and check mine toooo :)

Mollie xoxo

Mollie Bylett said...

red looks beautiful on you!!!

would love you to pop over and check mine toooo :)

Mollie xoxo

Dora said...

nice ring collection!

t said...

Nice rings!

Tallia said...

Those rings are divine! I have always wanted to have a collection of rings as such

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Tallia said...

Those rings are divine! I have always wanted to have a collection of rings as such

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Emilie said...

I am a big fan of matching patterns but you know how to do it so much better than me haha:) You look great! I absolutely love that shirt, the colours go you so well! xx

Jeeda said...

Love the plaid and stripes LV!!

Joy Shana said...

Lovely, am inlove with your bag

Kat asecondglance said...

I love how you've put these patterns together. The black and white stripes are a terrific base for the plaid. I just thrifted my first plaid shirt over the holidays and I'm loving the inspiration this post provides!

CEO(angie stone) said...

That's interesting combination. I thought it would be to busy to mist plaids and strips. The way you display kool.

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