WIW 07.07 Mirjana copycat!

Totally loved Mirjana's recent light blue/soft gray/black outfit and wanted to copy right away. I knew I had the gray cardigan, black ballet flats and light blue jeans so figured it would be easy... Then realized I don't have any non-printed black tops, nor navy or even any other solid dark color which would work with the cardigan (this is what happens with preference for light/colorful, I guess!). This black and gold crane tee was as close as I could get, which then lead to the loafers over ballet flats because I liked the vibe.

Don't think this outfit has the lovely elegance of Mirjana's but hey it turned out fun, at least :) Certainly more casual which worked nicely for a weekend day of errand running. Thanks for the inspiration Mirjana!

Comments, critiques, thoughts and questions welcome.

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  • Angie replied 3 years ago

    Mirjana's outfit is fab, and so is yours. A neutral-Aida-day :)

  • Aida replied 3 years ago

    Thanks Angie! That's pretty much how I felt about running those errands ;)

  • Suz replied 3 years ago

    Your closet is a treasure trove! And wow, so interesting that you don't have a black solid (or navy) top! You seem to do very well without it, though, and somehow manage to put fantastic outfits together day after day! :) Miraculous. 

  • Mirjana replied 3 years ago

    Wow, wonderful outfit Aida. I like printed top with that outfit . You look amazing as usual, you are so sweet that you can wear everything with style, your own. I am honored that I inspired so stylish Lady for the outfit.

  • Becky replied 3 years ago

    This looks great! I love that you can put together a look you like from what you already have in your closet.

  • 3style replied 3 years ago

    This is one of those outfits where all of the elements are familiar yet the combination feels totally fresh and unexpected. I think it’s the repetition of the black elements throughout that help make it cohesive. I think you could also do a blush compliment: shoes bag and sunglasses and have it work too. It would still be coherent as long as the color saturation matched that of the sweater and jeans.

  • Aida replied 3 years ago

    Thanks ladies!

    Suz, I know right!? I do have a couple solid bits in F/W weights and while there is one lone S/S solid navy blouse it's sooooo voluminous already that it's pretty impossible to layer over. Everything else is patterned! And I definitely don't feel like those are holes, either. Still possible to get dressed every day ^^

    Mirjana, yay I'm glad you caught this. Loved your look :D

    Becky, thank you!

    3style, hah actually what you described with the lighter/blush compliment is how I would wear this outfit if I were just putting it together myself. Using black shoes/bag is definitely not my default go-to!

  • Joy replied 3 years ago

    wonderful outfit.  so fun that the inspiration came from Mirjana

  • Jenn replied 3 years ago

    I really, really like this! I have a soft spot for lightweight, long cardigans, and the fluid fit of that tee is wonderful.

  • Stagiaire Fash replied 3 years ago

    You and she both look great in this ensemble, each in your own way. I’m trying to figure that out. It’s very cool.

  • jussie replied 3 years ago

    What I like about your outfits is that you use warm toned jewelry with cool toned clothing and hair. I think it provides a lot of visual interest :)

  • Katerina replied 3 years ago

    LOVE it! So interesting. The printed top with the black loafers really make the outfit.

  • Mainelady replied 3 years ago

    Your outfit is great and I think it is fabulous that you were inspired by mirjana and able to copy the outfit from what you have in your closet! The crane t shirt is so fun!

  • Brooklyn replied 3 years ago

    Fabulous. Just like Mirjana. And I am coming to get that top.

  • Aida replied 3 years ago

    Thanks very much, ladies :D

    FashIntern, it's always fun how that works! Having similar, but not the same, kinds of pieces coming from my wardrobe probably goes a good long way there.

    Jussie, I looove warming up my cool neutrals! Don't really do the opposite, though. Having mostly warm coloring helps (it's a little neutral but I like warm more so I roll with that).

    Brooklyn, sounds good! Leave behind that lovely cream tweedy moto, please ^^

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