Pretty In Pink :: blush peacoat + girlfriend jeans + metallic oxfords

Thursday, March 10, 2016

New York fashion
You guys - how many people are PUMPED that spring is finally in the air? This girl sure is! The week has been beyond gorgeous so far, which means I obviously couldn't help breaking out some fun, new springtime pieces that I've been dying to share. After all, similar to autumn, spring is a great season for fashion experimentation and inspiration. The combos and possibilities are endless!
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Let's start with this to-die-for peacoat. Blush is my new jam and I've been collecting all sorts of pieces in this same hue (as you can see), but to snag such a statement piece in this delicate shade was a true find! It's the ULTIMATE springtime jacket and I've literally been wearing it everywhere. It's so fun to dress up or down and it's just so feminine and delicious - I can't get enough! 
pink coat jacket
Surprise - more tones of blush! My mom picked out this tee for me and right away I couldn't wait to pair it with my coat. The two pieces are from different brands but they match perfectly, which I just love! The golden stripes prevent the look from appearing too matchy-matchy. And better yet? Stripes are on FIRE this season. I have this same stripped tee in three different colors...but it's not like I have an obsession or anything ;)
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I had to bring the blush theme full circle by incorporating a killer, matching accessory into my look. This clutch is a perfect copy! Seriously, blush is such an amazing color for spring. Get on that! 
Pink blush outfit
You are going to be seeing a lot of these jeans this season - and not just on me! Girlfriend jeans are the denim style to know now and let me be the first to warn you, you will fall in LOVE with these babies so buy them in pairs! There's never been a more no-brainer weekend look. 
Blush accessories
boyfriend jeans
Cluster necklaces are yet another up-and-coming trend. I love how this one has hints of pink in it - it helps tie my whole look together. A cluster necklace will also give your outfit a whimsical vibe, which is SO spring! ...Do you sense a pattern here?
J.Crew cluster necklace
Since my necklace is a bit on the busy side, I went with super simple yet super complimentary stud earrings. These rose gold beauties by Alexis Bittar are totally minimal yet totally gorgeous. 
Metallic shoes, baby! I absolutely love these old-school oxfords with a modern flair. I wear them with everything and they always look chic. Plus, I see metallic oxfords similar to these almost every day on the streets of NYC. The trend is HUGE...and comfy...and practical.
Metallic oxfords
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I was very tempted to go with a nude lip for this look. However, I opted for a bright pink shade in the end, which is totally the opposite of subtle. I made the snap decision because springtime is all about color and energy and I wanted to really emulate that optimism. On my eyelids I dusted moody shades of pink using Naked 3
Stripped shirt J.Crew
pink peacoat
 Photos by Antonio Owens
[coat: Ann Taylor // tee: J.Crew // girlfriend jeans: Gap // oxfords: Clark's (similar here) // clutch: Ann Taylor (similar here) // necklace: J.Crew (also liked this one) // earrings: Alexis Bittar // watch: Fossil // eyeshadow palette: Naked 3 // lipstick: Bite Beauty]

 Not to give away my secrets or anything, but these photos were actually taken on an iPhone 6! I thought it'd be interesting to switch up my aesthetic a little bit and try something new. It was basically just an experiment because I've only ever worked with DSLRs, but in the end, I deemed the results good enough to publish. 

My lovely boyfriend is also making his photography debut with these pics - pretty good for his first time, right? I'd love to hear from you guys though: what do you think about using a phone to take blog pictures? Do you have any tips? 
 SHOP :: 


  1. Lovely look, dear!

  2. You can never go wrong with stripe tee and boyfriend jeans!
    And I love your oxford shoes!

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  3. Wow! You look simply stunning darling! Love the coat and the brogues are to die for! <3 xxx
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  4. You look so chic and ready for spring! I love all of the blush colors mixed with the mettalic oxfords! Flawless.

  5. Metallic oxfords are my dream shoes! :)
    Great outfit!

  6. ur so chic! i love ur coat, i love that color and you look so adorable!

  7. awesome look!!! amazin coat!!! xoxo <3

  8. Cute look, i love it! Great blog you have, stay inspired!


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  9. You look lovely. I love those shoes!

  10. Such great spring pieces! I love the bf jeans with the striped top and oxfords. Your jacket goes perfectly. I'm on the hunt for a good pair of oxfords.

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  11. I am a fan of blush lately, what a lovely color and those shoes really do make a statement. Cute look Kathleen!
    Rachel xo

  12. This color is fantastic.... one of your best look girl!!!!
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  13. This is such a pretty outfit, Kathleen! I love the blush pink mixed whit the silver oxfords! I'm so glad that it's starting to feel more like spring around here as well! Thanks so much for sharing and I hope you're having a great day so far!



  14. Oh yes it is! I felt so good I popped in to The Gap and did some damage, they were having a %40 off everything, I got 3 striped shirts!

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  15. Such a pretty pink coat :)

  16. wow damn great look

  17. You look very stylish, love the entire outfit specially the striped shirt and amazing shoes. xoxo

  18. I love your style!

    In particular the oxfords, I keep meaning to invest in some but haven't got round to doing it yet.

  19. Love your coat and the color of your stripes!

  20. Love the overall look. The colours are so fresh perfect for Spring x

  21. I love your whole look! pretty!

  22. This sweater and coat look great together!

  23. Looking GORG, Kat! that coat is indeed to die for and believe me, I'm getting obsessed with blush too, haha. Love your metallic oxfords, they are beyond cool!

  24. Hi Kat, your coat looks so romantic on you.
    I really love it
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  25. The peachy beige is definitely your color. :*

  26. Great look, its been so nice all week in the city! I hope we can say spring is here to stay!

  27. Blush pink is one of my favourites, so I really, really love that coat! Such a great find and definitely the perfect piece for spring!

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  28. this <3 love it :)


  29. Blush pink is the definition of love, your coat is love and your earrings are so dainty :3

  30. like it as ususal!

  31. After these past couple of weeks, I am definitely ready for Spring! It has been raining non-stop and your are making me so jealous of your gorgeous weather!

  32. The colours are truly amazing on you and the fact that you are using an iPhone 6 shows how much better the photography has gotten on phones...who needs DSLRs!! lol...Your mom surely has amazing taste! Would love if you can link up to

  33. I love your coat! Amazing color.

  34. I love how effortlessly chic this look is - it's the perfect combination of menswear and womenswear!

  35. Nice coat :)
    Maria V.

  36. So gorgeous! I absolutely love the trench and oxfords. The metallic color makes them look so current and chic!


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  38. Kill it girl! Blush is definitely the new jam and I'm obsessed with it overplayed the horizontal stripe! 😍😍