Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Catalog Girl

Yes, I copied the idea of this outfit from last year's spring J. Crew catalog. I admit it. However, imitation is the sincerest form of flattery and if something is good, why not copy it and make it your own? Originally, I styled this skirt for spring/summer in a post entitled I'll Take a Rain Check. Last week I decided to take a page out of the J. Crew catalog and pair the skirt with a smaller scale pink gingham shirt. Even though I'm a copy cat, I did add some of my own touches. In other words, I like to think that I've put my own signature "Hello Katie Girl" stamp on the look. I tried to accomplish this with the leopard accent of my belt and shoes, not to mention what I like to think have become my signature pair of teal sunglasses. Have you ever copied something straight from the pages of a catalog or I am the only one caught red handed plagiarizing a look?

Shirt: Ralph Lauren similar
Skirt: J. Crew
Clutch: H&M similar
Belt: Target similar
Sunglasses: Stella McCartney here
Bracelet: J. Crew
Watch: Kate Spade similar bow style


  1. I knew I can trust on you for fun and vibrant outfits. Love the double plaid!!

    Abby of Life in the Fash Lane

  2. Such a pretty combo! Love love love it!



  3. Love this look! the little and bog check combo is so great and the colors are gorge!

    xx, Elise

  4. You're seriously a pattern mixing queen! I do try and copy from magazines and Pinterest inspiration, and it usually helps push me a little outside of my comfort zone, which is good!

  5. This all looks really great together. I love getting ideas for magazines etc. Nice to link up with you. Jacqui

  6. Love your color choices.

  7. You can definitely rock a pink outfit! I really like the leopard print with the pink! It really makes the whole outfit pop and brings in a different color/pattern without it being bold!

  8. This is such a gorgeous look. Gemma x

  9. Oh, I absolutely copy outfits directly from catalogs, pins, and tv shows! This is a great look, I love how colorful and bold it is.

  10. So cute and hey we ALL copy! We call it inspiration! ;)

    Thanks so much for sharing with Fun Fashion Friday!

    Dawn Lucy

  11. This is definitely worth, copying. I love the two different scales of the gingham print together, especially since they are on the same color family. That clutch, shoes and your bracelets/watch are so beautiful.

    As a matter of fact, I featured this outfit below. Take a peak, beautiful. ;-)

    Happy Weekend!

  12. Inspired by this look!! I can always count on you for the ideas!


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