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How Sydney Wears It: 3 Easy Style Risks
Non-scary ways to break out of your fashion comfort zone.
By Sydney Poulton
Comments () | Published May 29, 2012

Moving out of your fashion comfort zone can seem intimidating at first, but there are ways to make the process less scary. By pairing one “risk” with other articles of clothing you feel completely comfortable in, you’ll get an outfit that’s a nice mix of understated and fashion-forward style. Here are three slightly out-there looks I plan on rocking in the upcoming weeks—what will you be trying?

Monochrome

The one-color look is best pulled off in clothing that fits well. If you dare to wear one shade, it’s important that all the pieces flatter your body.

Forever 21 pants (similar), Jessica Simpson pumps (similar), and Windsor tunic, necklace, and sunglasses.

Feminine Androgyny

Keep your ensemble tailored and simple here. A bow tie feels less masculine when paired with my favorite curve-enhancing denim flares.

Gap jeans (similar), Luce bowtie, Forever 21 button-down (similar), and Windsor sunglasses.

Incorporate the ’80s

This high-waisted denim skirt could have probably come straight from my mom’s closet. Wear it with a work T-shirt, a faux-leather jacket, and some cool wedge sandals for a look that’s more modern than retro.

Madewell skirt, H&M leather jacket (similar), Charlotte Russe heels, Old Navy T-shirt (similar), and Windsor sunglasses.

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  • Mcvargas90

    Super cute & chic! You always look great=)

    xo, adropofbliss.blogspot.com

  • Kcwareham

    Love the outfits! How about outfit ideas for nursing mommas? Convenient yet chic ideas.

  • Elise Dear

    Monochrome is one of my favorite "risks". I love weaonf my blush colored pants with matching top and shoes, sometimes even jewelry. I don't know why but it feels so chic!

    Elise
    Ourdearestfamily.blogspot.com

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