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a classic piece






Striped button down: J.Crew (similar here on sale) (also here, herehere, here)
Jeans: 7FAM - they run a little big (similar for under $55,  for under $28 here and here)
Shoes: Sole Society -tts
Belt: Target
Bag: Coach (fab options for less here, here, here)
Watch: MK (old) (similar on sale)



For someone who hardly owned any button ups or downs, button front, whatever you call them, I have accumulated a few.  Some still look awkward on me, as much as I'd like to think otherwise. 

I know that some of you completely understand what I'm talking about. 
Example - I can't button it up all the way to the top and wear a cute necklace around the collar - yea that cute look.  A seriously-awkward-almost-considered-a-crime-look on me. 

But one thing is for sure - classic button ups/downs/front never go out of style. A timeless must-have.
You just have to find one that fits your body type right and most importantly feel comfortable in. 

Thanks for reading!

xox


21 comments

  1. I used to hate button ups and now I have about 10. I have learned that they are definitely not always right for people with larger chests, the gap entirely too much! It's always about finding the right fit!

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  2. This is so cute! I really want to buy a few button ups for school. I feel you on not all of them looking good. Oh the button up struggle. Have a fab day!
    xxx

    www.glamorousgirl2014.blogspot.com

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  3. Love this outfit. Those heels are fabulous. Too bad they're sold out of my size.

    Dont' forget to link up tomorrow for my weekly tres-chic fashion thursday link up.

    Agi:)

    vodkainfusedlemonade.com

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    1. Check nordstrom, they sell them there are well :)

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  4. I love this button-up on you but I know what you mean. I have the hardest time with t-shirts on myself... something about them is just wrong! You look gorgeous though and those rockstud shoes are so fun.

    xoxo,
    Chelsea & The City

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  5. Love those jeans! Very flattering on your figure!!

    Luba

    www.lubalovely.com

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  6. The shoes! I need those :)

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  7. hahaha i can't button my shirts all the way to the top either! it looks so stupid on me. you look adorable!

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  8. I can relate to the button up all the way being a no go. I also really like this look on you-- when I try to do it myself, I end up looking frumpy. Maybe it's because I don't have those rockstar shoes. Or I just need your long lean legs :)

    Kate @ A Journey in Style

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  9. There's nothing better than a well-fitting button-up...and nothing worse than one that is too boxy or doesn't sit right LOL!

    Your shirt looks perfect on you - and I'm drooling over those heels!

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  10. Anonymous8/15/2013

    I'm always up for a good classic button up. Great outfit!

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  11. I think I might need that bag in my life. :)

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  12. I bet you look fab with the button up/necklace combo you mentioned! Then again, I've tried it and feel dumb as well. Love the pink and nude!

    -AJ
    FitTravelerAJ.com

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  13. I have a closet full of button ups I don't wear! They fit fine in the dressing room (where you don't move much) but in the real world they feel so awkward! Lol womp womp!

    Www.pinkmargaritapearl.blogspot.com

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  14. I completely understand the button up and necklace thing. I often have to use a necklace extender in order for the necklace to lay in the right spot without feeling like its choking you!

    Julia
    Glitterandjuls.com

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  15. I just love this look! those shoes are adorable.

    The Casual Classic

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  16. Love this pretty casual look.

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  17. Anonymous8/22/2013

    Simple but chic. Love this look!

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