Thursday, June 27, 2019

A Kaleidoscope of Prints

Obviously, I love a good, colorful print (my closet is full of them!) and I think no one does these better than J. Crew's line of Ratti prints.  Ratti is a print design house that has been in operation since 1945 and they sure do make some amazing prints! In fact, I've been collecting them since I first started shopping regularly at J. Crew years ago. So, imagine my delight when this "Kaleidoscope" print came out this spring. I knew I had to get one piece with this print but there was a dress, a button-down shirt, ahalter top, shorts and a skirt from which to choose, so it was a difficult decision! Ultimately, I decided on the skirt version in this Kaleidoscope print because it seemed the most practical but now that most of these items are on sale, I'm tempted to get something else!

As I wrote above, the skirt seemed like the best option from all of the pieces available because you can dress it up or down and wear it for work or fun on the weekends. Too often, I think I buy pieces because they look amazing even though they really have no practical purpose in my everyday life, so I'm trying to be better about being more pragmatic with my wardrobe purchases! This skirt is definitely something that I will have and love for a while, so it was a great purchase in my book! Here I am wearing the skirt for a fun lunch out and some shopping in Orange County and, apparently, a game of hopscotch!

Skirt: J. Crew here
Shirt: J. Crew similar here
Shoes: J. Crew similar gold sandals here
Bag: Louis Vuitton
Sunglasses: Gucci

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  1. I'm totally loving the bright colors and bold pattern of that skirt! Also how amazing is that bag! Your whole look is gorgeous!

  2. I love love this look and the pop of pink. I didn’t know Louis Vuitton made pink bags where was I living under a rock. The skirt is absolutely gorgeous I was going to buy the dress yesterday but opted for the yellow pleated skirt instead the price girl .. whoa But you look amazing Have a great weekend!

  3. This looks so cute but comfy for summer. Love the print!
    Sincerely, Jennie

  4. That is such a beautiful skirt and I really like the magenta bag with it! I can see why you had to have this print in a skirt too, so wearable as you could pair it with almost any coloured top! :)

    Thank you so much for joining the #weekdayWearLinkUp :)

    Away From Blue

  5. I love this print, Katie! It is so totally you, so I can see why you may want to add more pieces of it to your wardrobe. And it is the perfect outfit for a game of hopscotch! This post will be featured on this week’s #SpreadTheKindness Link Up....if ever I can get the post completed! Lol.


  6. Aww that skirt is stunning! I love the vibrant colors! This is perfect for summer! I hope your summer is treating you well!

  7. What a stunning skirt! But you always look fantastic! Hope to see you on my Fancy Friday linkup party!


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