Tuesday, March 8, 2011

...with a pop of blue

EBEW dots

Happy Everybody EverWear! I love polka dots! Its actually the reason that I bought this top two sizes too big at Unique (it's masterfully pinned in the back and covered by the sweater)! I had three different polka dot outfits planned for today too, just in case I needed options. I was about to name this post like a librarian, but decided to promote some blue instead.

I try to keep this blog very focused on fashion and style. But when I got the email about light it up blue from Autism Speaks today, on a day I am wearing blue shoes, it reminded me that it is always in style to promote great causes. I used to work hands on, both privately and in a public school system, with autistic kids. It was a wonderful experience, and I am still close with the families of the kids that I worked with. I am going to use my style blog to help raise autism awareness over the next month leading up to World Autism Awareness Day on April 2nd. Don't worry, I'm still going to stay fashion focused, I've just added a button to the blog and will be trying to incorporate something blue into my outfit from now through April 2nd. Grab a button and join me, will you?

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When and Where:
  • Tuesday, March 8th, 2011
  • to work
What I'm Wearing:
  • pearls - borrowed from my roommate (via Nordstrom Rack)
  • sweater - Gap
  • top - thrifted Banana Republic via Unique
  • pants - Banana Republic
  • shoes - Jessica Simpson via Loehmann's (to light it up blue)
  • watch - lou lou's 

Polka Dots | Everybody, Everywear


  1. Love the blue shoes - a pop of color to a cute outfit, and with such a great message. I don't own much blue but wearing for autism awareness inspires me to consider more in my wardrobe!

  2. Lovely dots and the shoes are a great pop of color, while promoting a wonderful cause!

  3. You look great! Love the dots and that you're sharing a fabulous cause with us.

    Thanks for sharing this with us at EBEW.

  4. The blues is wonderful and the cause if fantastic!!

    Thanks for joining us at EBEW today!
    The Auspicious Life

  5. I love the pop of color with your shoes! And I've totally bought clothes that weren't my size just b/c they were too cute to pass up!


  6. SPOT ON! :D Lovely look! Greetings from a fellow polka girl from EBEV!


    P.S: I'm giving away a $500 FOLEY + CORINNA bag for my blog's Birthday! Would love to see you joining the fun! :D

  7. Those pants are fab on you (said jealously)

  8. Thanks for pointing out the Light It Up Blue event :-) I will participate and made a rather long post about it on my blog. When something is important to me, I just can't seem to shut up ;-) http://relatablestyle.blogspot.com/2011/03/i-signed-up-for-light-it-up-blue-shine.html


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