A Short Story

The Rubell Family Collection in Wynwood
{ZARA Blouse & Pink Shorts – BCBGMAXAZRIA Clutch – Bebe Studded Wedges
Henri Bendel & Forever 21 Bracelets – Lola Sunnies}

You first got a peek at this look in Microsoft Aims for Style in Miami. Funny thing is, this outfit almost didn’t happen. Let me explain… When I heard that ZARAone of my favorite places to shop, had just completely overhauled their Dadeland Mall store I was conflicted about whether or not to check it out. Fellow bloggers & friends warned of the major amounts of cash I would drop just by walking through the shiny glass doors. Some even likened it to the devil- but I went anyway! (They were right.) I loved these amazing pink tweed shorts at first glance, but my shopaholic guilt started to cloud my judgement. Are pink shorts a good investment? Will I get enough wear out of them? Good thing I shut off that little voice because I took them home and have been wearing them with everything! Here I paired them with an awesome floral silk blouse that I purchased during the same fateful shopping trip. Other options for pink shorts? A chambray shirt, sleeveless white button down, sheer blush tank… Moral of the story: If you’re second guessing investing in a piece that seems risky, think again! A bright basic like pastel shorts or printed pants can be the breath of fresh air your wardrobe needs. Shake things up and try something new this summer- you may end up loving the unexpected.

Coffee break at Lester’s. {Zara Pink Shorts, Similar here}
Seeing double at the De la Cruz Collection in Wynwood
Flower Power – De la Cruz Collection, 2nd Floor

Joan. Rivers. At the Rubell Family Collection

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10 Comments

    • June 22, 2012 / 4:59 pm

      Thanks girl! See you next week #FBDIB2 xx

  1. June 21, 2012 / 12:42 pm

    Love the look 😉 I may need to swing by my Zara and look for that top…..luvs!

    • June 22, 2012 / 5:00 pm

      Thanks! They still had it when I passed by last week. x

  2. June 21, 2012 / 3:22 pm

    Love that outfit Kelly and the shoes are fabulous!

    • June 22, 2012 / 4:59 pm

      Thank you! Glad I got these wedges before they sold out. They remind me of the Valentino rock studs (dream shoes!) 🙂

  3. June 26, 2012 / 4:14 pm

    I know you were referring to my tweet I made about Zara being the devil's work!! Lol

    Love the pink shorts, they have the perfect shade of pink!

    Xo,

    Ana

    • July 3, 2012 / 12:25 am

      Haha totes was! Funny because you weren't the only one to make the reference. xo

  4. June 29, 2012 / 7:35 pm

    Hello! I just found out about your blog today! Excited to know you are from my area :)I am loving this outfit so much. The bright pink shorts are fantastic and paired up with the gold heels are perfection!

    • July 3, 2012 / 12:26 am

      Hi Sue! Great to hear from another Miami gal! Did you attend Fashion Bloggers Do It Better? Thanks for stopping by. x

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