Sunday, September 4, 2011

Yellow obsession

Bright colors at my office is too much for my colleagues but I bought a yellow button down anyway. I kept pairing it with things in my closet for the few minutes that I could before my little one found me and required my full attention. My closet wore it for four years. Last fall, I finally included it - unworn with tag attached - in the give-away pile for the local hospice thrift store. A mistake. By spring, yellow was a definite trend.

Now, I decided to add it back to my wardrobe in smaller scale: a belt.
Belt - thrifted $3
Dress - new but lost label $10
Watch - Avon, tortoise $13

And a cardigan:
H&M Divided yellow cardigan (thrifted $6)
H&M Belted short sleeve dress $39

I thought about getting a yellow pair of shoes but could not find one (no size, no shipping to Canada, or too pricey). Yesterday, I spotted a yellow purse by CNKW. Hubby reminded me that it probably won't get much use in the fall and winter seasons. I think he's right so I left it behind.

Now that fall is here, I plan to wear darker, more muted shades of yellow like mustard.

Do you gravitate towards a particular color?


  1. I like the yellow cardigan with the dress. It's like a fun pop of color... perfect for the summer. I think your dress would look great with mustard too. I just ordered a mustard colored turtleneck from Esprit. I think mustard looks great on brunettes.

  2. @ Javacurls: thanks Tylene for visiting my blog. I wore mustard anything in my early twenties and then saw a pic of me -- bleh! My skin tone must have changed over the years cause I'm loving mustards again!

  3. I'm liking that dress! And I think the yellow cardigan is awesome for spring and summer :)

  4. @gillybeancandyjar: Thanks! Actually, they are two different dresses. The one with the cardigan was from H&M.