“Simple things”

 

“I don’t think people change. I think they definitely mature. But I think the essence of what I am today is the same as when I was five years old. It’s just maturity. I’ve become a healthier, fuller expression of that essence.” – Ricky Williams

Black crop top + pastel midi skirt (3)

 

Black crop top + pastel midi skirt (2)
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Outfit details: Topshop skirt – love this & this // Necessary Clothing crop top // Boutique9 pumps // MK Selma bag

I have started to notice a change in my style – actually I want to call it an evolution rather because this change is happening with just a tweaking in the styling of items that I already owned. I haven’t shopped in what feels like ages but lately, I’ve been gravitating towards softer color palettes and more classic looks rather than the more trendy outfits. I’ve noticed also that you, my lovely readers respond so much more to anything that screams simplicity! I’m assuming it’s because you can actually picture yourself wearing some of these things (like my latest casual weekend look) – which is great.

With age you do learn that the best things in life are the simple ones that still somehow manage to leave a lasting impression. I think that’s the vibe I was going for with this look. A pop of color with a pastel colored skirt, paired with a black crop top long enough to show just a hint of skin, classic black court shoes and my new favorite black Michael Kors Selma bag. I love it!

But this change, could it be part of the whole growing up thing? *cringe* Oh oh! Someone’s getting old… but let’s just call it maturity! 🙂 Black crop top + pastel midi skirt (1) http---signatures.mylivesignature.com-54492-96-F86652743765DCDA19D42DB018CBB120

 

Photo credit: Maliny Collections

4 Comments

  1. 06/18/2014 / 8:25 AM

    you look gorgeous oldie (jokes hahaha) I love the skirt and pastel colours look great on you. x

    carol
    reginalondon.com

  2. cheri406
    06/18/2014 / 3:03 AM

    Hold on here Sis, … Puleeze! You aren’t Decrepit! We do grow and eventually age physically (if we’re lucky) beats the alternative! True I no longer add the half year when discussing my age! Stopped doing that when I was … well ah, ah … no need to go there! 😉 lol

    Sure we’re more mature than our high school/college days … the Point is we ain’t Nowhere close to a senior discount! Dang I kept stepping into quicksand … just sinking, my Huge mouth! o_O ha ha

    Okay now I’m on solid ground … As we become less Adolescent it’s Imperative to prioritize and invest in timeless fundamental pieces to build our wardrobe! Yep we evolve … Edwina I Reiterate your outfits are Beautiful, Classic and look Tailored, Fresh (never wrinkled) and can be worn to any Occasion! Lately your colors have been seasonal and you are Beautiful in n out!

    Looking back at your last four posts … open back top/body hugging pencil skirt, shorts/studded top, shorts/casual and today crop top and lace skirt. Boo, you aren’t dressing like the golden girls … yet! 🙂 tee hee

    Keep the Faith Edwina and Celebrate your Youth Today and the next 20yrs! =D

    • 06/17/2014 / 1:39 PM

      That word makes me feel better about this aging thing. Lol
      Thanks beautiful 🙂

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