Skip to main content

Color Combo Series #2

Today's color combination is PURPLE & ORANGE! I know that a couple of months ago I said the whole tangerine fiasco wasn't my thing, but it's really growing on me. I seriously need to order some orange something because I only have a couple things. I've created a few outfits to give you some inspiration on this trend...
Purple & Orange

Outfit #1- I love this look. You can wear it to dinner, on a date, even to the office as long as you keep the blazer on. There are some touches of turquoise in the jewelry and the handbag to compliment those AWESOME beaded heels. You could also dress this down by adding a rocker tee and combat/moto boots.

Outfit #2- A loose top is comfortable (especially on hot days) and when paired with high waist pleated shorts it ups the style factor. One thing I hate is seeing a woman in all over loose fitting clothes. You can avoid looking frumpy by keeping either the top or bottom more fitted. These shorts will still be a tad loose but the cut fits closer to the body, that's why this works. To balance it out I kept the accessories on the chunky side. 

Outfit #3- Doesn't this make you want to go to a music festival, or any outdoorsy festival? This look is totally boho from the palazzo pants to the jewelry, to the handbag, and the denim bolero. 

I am definitely trying this color combination out in the near future. 1 thing I've realized while doing this post...I need to get those beaded heels! 


  1. Love all these outfits. Very cute

    The Urban Umbrella

  2. love those colors together, nice picks!


Post a Comment

Thanks for the comment, I read each one. Don't forget to subscribe to Polka Dot Life!

Popular posts from this blog

Post Baby Body...Planning Ahead

I'm over half way to meeting our new little princess! At this stage in the pregnancy I'm also thinking about anything and everything having to do with a 3rd child and all the changes that will be happening in my house. Quite honestly, I'm freaking out a little. Of course I'm doing all the typical things parents do when prepping for a new arrival, but I've also decided to take the time to focus on myself while I still can. 

   27 weeks pregnant, which means in 13 weeks or less I will be meeting our new tiny princess. One of the things women typically worry about with pregnancy is the ever so dreaded weight gain that comes with the territory. I can happily say that I've done extremely well with this pregnancy and so far only had a 12 pound gain. But as we all know, the 3rd trimester tends to have the largest weight gain. Since I probably won't have a ton of extra down time once the baby arrives, I've decided to go ahead and start planning to lose the ba…

IPSY: December Glam Bag Review

I will be reviewing the products I received in my December Ipsy bag since I've had the chance to test them out for about a month now. If you don't know already here's the spill. Instead of doing an "unboxing" type of post, I review the products over the course of a month and then let you know what I thought and all the product details. If you didn't see my November bag review you can check it out HERE.

   This post is a bit late, but we'll be getting back on track for February.
   Here's what I received in my December Ipsy Bag...

1). December's Glam Bag- Not going to lie, this month's bag was a disappointment for sure; it felt cheap, was flimsy, and the zipper was in a weird spot. I will probably end up giving it to my daughter to keep her play makeup in.

2). NYX Butter Lip Balm in Red Velvet- Retails for $4.00 (this is the full size)
   I'm not a big tinted lip balm fan, I'd rather just wear a lipstick. This is the first NYX balm I…

Warming The Soul

The weather has been viciously cold in many parts of the United States this winter. If you are anything like me, that means hot delicious soup to warm the mind, body and soul. Soup is a comfort food staple and I feel like people are more drawn to it between October and March, that's especially true for my family. With Florida weather it's just almost too hot for soup any other time of year unless is storming and chilly out.

   Pinterest is my absolute favorite place to find new recipes, so I wanted to share a few of my soup pins with you. I've made all of these except one, which I'll make a note of below, and they've all turned out delicious.

1). Crab & Corn Chowder- This soup is absolutely delicious and hearty. For me, it was something different and unexpected. Growing up in Kentucky we didn't make soups like this, mom always served chili, potato, or broccoli cheddar soup because those are the southern specialties. If you make any of these soups, please …