Thursday, June 10, 2010

Noir Summer

So lately, as I've said before, I've found my little fashion-bipolar self waking up some days and drifting immediately to floral sundresses and cream colored gauzey blouses, while others I feel like taking on a more somber persona with a a simple black cotton dress, heels with black satin ribbons, or lots of black lace! My first inspirations for these dark summer days were from these two images:

The Clothes Horse

Which then, led me to dream up some ideal "Noir Summer" pieces....

Clockwise from top right:

Loren Lattice Dress from Nasty Gal
Drape Pocket Shorts from Nasty Gal
Van Tassel Necklace from Modcloth
Jeffrey Campbell Charli Clogs from Nasty Gal
Straw Boater Hat by Marc Jacobs

While there are is a mile long list of other "essential" black pieces I wanted to add to my little collage, I narrowed it down to these few! My favorites are definitely the clogs and the drapey shorts, which are only $38!

How do you all feel about wearing black during the summer? Am I crazy? (Especially in this Tennessee heat?!)


Chloe, Butterfly Cupcakes said...

Black does sound odd for summer but then I love both of those looks.

rebecca said...

Yes, yes you are crazy :p
I love the looks but I'd boil!

Heather Taylor said...

I love, love, love the first one!