I was surprised by how much I liked this top and skirt together when I first tried them on. It doesn't seem like this outfit would work, right? But it kind of does in a weird way. I think maybe it's because the color of the stripes matches the base color of the top, plus of course, the blues go together, and the pattern of the top isn't so overwhelming. I don't know. I can't really pinpoint why I like this so much! It gave me a good excuse to pull out this top, since surprisingly it hadn't made an appearance here yet until now.

If you've been following along on Instagram, you probably noticed that I am currently on a road trip! Head on over there to check out the shenanigans. I'll try to respond to comments here ASAP (depending on my wifi situation, which is a personal hotspot courtesy of my phone at the moment I'm writing this), but I won't be around the blogosphere much in general for the next week.

P.S. I'm honored to have been selected by Roxi of Golden Polka Dots for a guest post! Head on over to her blog to check it out. :) Thank you SO much for having me, Roxi!


ModCloth top (old; similar from Macy's) / Madewell skirt (old; similar from Shopbop; last seen here) and sandals / Kate Spade necklace via Nordstrom / LOFT sunglasses