Orange Crush

Rebecca Minkoff bag, dress c/o StylePiques, blazer c/o Spank Clothing,
Sam Edelman booties, ring c/o Social Experiment,
ring c/o Anjolee, Club Monaco bracelet

As far as colours go, there is no happier colour than orange. Given that it was a happy, sun-filled day, it seemed like the perfect opportunity to break out a happy, orange-hued outfit! I slept for 14 hours the night before (I guess I’ve been really tired??), went to Burgoo with Matt for the most amazing grilled cheese sandwiches ever and walked around the docks of Lonsdale Quay. All in all, a great day and a very-needed relief from the school grind.


Since the lovely people at Anjolee sent me these beautiful petal stud earrings, I’ve been wearing them nearly every day. Anjolee is pretty unique in that customers can customize pieces (such as their other earring offers, including but not limited to stud earrings, diamond earrings and hoop earrings) to their own taste and price level.
I am embarking on my last week of duty before getting my break next week! Can’t wait to go to my cabin and just relax the entire time. Hope you all have a wonderful Monday (if such a thing is possible)!

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  1. 2.6.12
    Violetta said:

    So lovely my dear! perfect outfit!

  2. 2.6.12
    two birds said:

    you look stunning! the orange works so well with your skin tone and eye color! beautiful!!

  3. 2.6.12

    Love those SE booties, I have been trying to find them on e-bay all winter!

    XO,
    Erin
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  4. 2.6.12
    Shannon said:

    Orange is such a pretty color on you. And I love your earrings too.

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  5. 2.6.12

    Looovely post i love the look!

    love, http://www.lettherebelightbitch.blogspot.com

  6. 2.6.12

    Gah I want 14 hours of sleep!!! That sounds amazing. This orange shade is the perfect colour on you, I absolutly love it with your dress and jacket. Such gorgeous shades together! And your earrings are super cute, I only ever wear studs so I love these. I cannot wait for reading week! So close yet so far
    xJennaD

  7. 2.6.12
    Simona said:

    Cute color and love your dress.
    You look great as always!:)
    Simona
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  8. 2.6.12
    Cara said:

    Love the orange! The earrings are so pretty too-they are the perfect amount of sparkle!
    xo Cara
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  9. 2.6.12
    Wren said:

    I love the colour of your purse with the orange. It's perfect.

  10. 2.6.12
    lisa said:

    14 hours of sleep in one night sounds heavenly. Glad you had a weekend to unwind!

  11. 2.6.12

    a great outfit, I love these colors!
    xxx Anita

  12. 2.6.12

    love love love the dress!! and they way you pulled it all together is just fabulous!!
    jess
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  13. 2.6.12
    Faith said:

    you are beautiful! love your eyes!

  14. 2.6.12

    You look so good in that outfit. Colors like autmn

  15. 2.6.12

    I love, love, love, love, LOVE this! What a gorgeous color palette! You styled this perfectly. Love the layered scarves!

  16. 2.6.12
    Jules said:

    love the color scheme! i def want to get some orange stuff for the spring. that bag is too cute too.

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  17. 2.6.12
    Bonnie said:

    I am glad to see that I am not the only one obsessing over orange lately. It seems to be my favorite burst of color!

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  18. 2.6.12
    Paula said:

    The layering is absolutely superb! You always look so great with the shades of orange/ tan! xx

  19. 2.6.12
    Heather said:

    I think it's orange that should have a crush on you! Loving the scarf and that contrast with the bag!

    XO
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  20. 2.6.12

    So gorgeous, Alex! Burgoo is one of my fave places for comfort food… I always get the gooey cheese grillers and South Western corn soup… so yummy!

    xo, alison*elle

  21. 2.7.12

    The colors look great on you
    Lovely outfit

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  22. 2.7.12
    Well... said:

    Oh wow, you look absolutely gorgeous here! <3
    That shade of orange mixed with rusty brown is just beautiful. I saved this look to my fashion inspiration folder 🙂
    Love all the lovely details too. Like the lace top, earrings, and elbow patch cardi!

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  23. 2.7.12
    jamie said:

    this monday really stunk but im happy now that its over 🙂 you look lovely in orange! and now im craving for grilled cheese 🙂

  24. 2.7.12
    Cee said:

    Oh lovely, you are the only girl I know who could dress in head-to-toe orange and still look so stylish! Apart from our shared CM skirt, I don't own a single piece of orange and don't anticipate I'm likey to anytime soon. But the colour suits you just perfectly! Such a lovely outfit for a date at Burgoo… You have me craving their mac & cheese now 🙂 Hope you week is off to a better start than the last one!
    xox,
    Cee

  25. 2.7.12
    Anca said:

    14 hours of sleep and grilled cheese sandwiches, that sounds like a dreamy way of starting the day…or even the week!

    You look lovely, I really love the way you style your bangs, is there any secret to it or are you just a natural beauty?

    Anca
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  26. 2.7.12

    Great outfit. I love this shade of orange. Definitely subtle and not overpowering.

  27. 2.7.12

    I love all these gorgeous shades together, the green is such a nice highlight!
    xx
    Jessica
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  28. 2.7.12
    !♥ MIMI said:

    You are definitely Vogue-ing. Love the monochrome orange look and then the green bag. Perfect.

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  29. 2.7.12
    Bad Joan said:

    Fantastic outfit! Love the orange scarf!

    GTBB,
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  30. 2.7.12

    orange and beige are wonderful together!
    yor earrings are very cute too.
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  31. 2.7.12

    Love the colors in this look! the orange is so beautiful on you xo

  32. 2.7.12
    Kelly said:

    you look stunning! andddd orange is my favorite color!

    xoxo
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  33. 2.7.12
    Leonie said:

    Ah orange! The national color of the Netherlands 😉 Usually not a big fan of this color because of that (Dutch orange overload), but this outfit you're wearing definitely changed my mind. The orange looks great on you, especially with the neutrals and the pop of green.

    xo Leonie

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  34. 2.7.12
    NaNa said:

    Wow so beautiful. Love the colours and layering. It has such an autumn feeling. 🙂

    Love from the NaNa girls x

  35. 2.7.12
    Marisa said:

    I'm on an orange kick and you've made me want to add even more orange pieces into my wardrobe after this post. Your scarf and belt match perfectly! Beautiful earrings too, lucky you 🙂
    PS: my co-worker Sophia told me she used to work with you at Ishara. Small world!

    Marisa
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  36. 2.7.12

    i love this look!!!so cool!!!

    xoxo from rome
    K.
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  37. 2.7.12

    Hi!
    I just stumbled over your blog and fell in love with your style. I love all of your outfits, you have a great way of combining shapes and textures, so I started following you!
    xx from Italy
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    p.s. you're very pretty too!

  38. 2.7.12
    MRSKA said:

    Love it! So pretty.

  39. 2.7.12
    Sam said:

    I am not usually a fan of orange, but love how you've mixed it up with these earthy shades. Gorgeous look hun!

  40. 2.7.12

    Love the colours you've put together! Weather continues to be miserable here, so I'm still wearing grey (like my mood, LOL!)

    That belt is fab, it works with so many different outfits!

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  41. 2.7.12

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  42. 2.7.12

    so beautiful doll!! love your jewels! X

  43. 2.7.12
    Dora said:

    Beautiful look! XX

  44. 2.7.12
    Mica said:

    Love your orange outfit! 😀

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  45. 2.7.12

    Beautiful orange hues Alexandra! Loving your green bag!
    Suzi x
    For the Love of Audrey

  46. 2.7.12
    Viv said:

    love the mixture of orange that you used to create this outfit.. the turquoise bag is a great accent too! you have beautiful style!

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  47. 2.7.12
    Heather said:

    Love this look. I like how the browns are mixed and that you threw in a bit of orange. Also loving the bag. It's a great green that goes very well with the brown.
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  48. 2.7.12
    Sunkissed said:

    I love the belt knot that you do – It looks nice 😀 And I have the same diamond studs which I wear everyday 😀

  49. 2.7.12
    mymy said:

    Nice look! Love the dress and bracelets ! <3 Very cute!

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  50. 2.7.12
    Karys M said:

    Beautiful colours, really sets off the green bag 🙂

    Karys x
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  51. 2.7.12
    Katya said:

    I am so smitten with this look! I love the orange, neutral color palette. You look stunning!

    xx
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  52. 2.7.12
    Megan said:

    Such cute earrings 🙂 And you are a vision in orange! What a lovely color with your complexion.

  53. 2.7.12

    has anyone ever told you that you look like jessica biel!? gorgeous! you pull off orange so well

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  54. 2.7.12

    Love the color of your scarf!

  55. 2.7.12

    love the neutral tones. you look great woman!

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  56. 2.7.12
    Loreleid said:

    Gorgeous! Love the mustard combined with brown, brilliant! x

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  57. 2.7.12
    Stacy said:

    I love your lipstick shade!! Would you mind sharing what brand/color it is? Also, what is your secret to having your bangs look that great?!?! Any info on that or a tutorial would be awesome!

  58. 2.7.12
    M said:

    you looks so amazingly stunning, wow!
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  59. 2.7.12
    Gabriele said:

    yes youre right! orange is a very happy colour! in fact, today at school we were studying colour psychology, and orange is a colour that stimulates optimism and happiness. 🙂 your outfit is fabb love the green bag as well. perfect combo! xx

  60. 2.7.12

    I don't know how I could love this outfit more. It's perfect!

    xo Jennifer

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  61. 2.7.12

    enjoy all the tiny details of this outfit, especially the pop of orange and the earrings. beautiful!
    xo TJ

  62. 2.8.12
    Victoria said:

    The colours in this look made me feel warm! your face is just stunning dear 🙂

  63. 2.8.12

    all these colors are wonderful together and the pop of green is the perfect touch !

  64. 2.8.12

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  65. 2.8.12

    LOVE, those earrings they are the prettiest on you. I too would be wearing them daily! And agreed, orange is such a fabulous & happy colour. And your outfit?! Absolutely gorgeous, love those hues, and that dress is perfection. Hope your week is super. xo veronika

  66. 2.8.12

    I have an orange crush on your outfit! So amazing, I love everything about it! You've got a really great eye for colour. And I agree, the grilled cheese at Burgoo is to die for. Did you get the soup too? One of my favourite comfort meals 🙂 Hope your week is going well so far, friend xo

  67. 2.8.12
    kathygko said:

    This outfit is amazing! Love, love, love the Rebecca Minkoff bag. I'm trying to look for a clutch or purse with a tassel as well. Very chic!

  68. 2.8.12
    Chloe said:

    I absolutely love the color palette of this outfit–and the Rebecca Minkoff clutch is perfect. So pretty!

  69. 2.8.12

    lovely!

  70. 2.8.12
    yiqin; said:

    the scarf and the whole outfit goes well together!

  71. 2.8.12
    BEBE said:

    OMG!! Lovely look! I love it!! especially the accessories! 😀

  72. 2.8.12

    I love the colors! I love how those pieces came up with a beautiful outfit. Oh, such love!

    XOXO
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  73. 2.8.12
    Melody said:

    I like how you paired the green/turquoise with orange. 🙂

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  74. 2.10.12

    what a gorgeous color palette!

  75. 2.10.12

    Very nice look ! I LOVE your sense of style !
    follow you !

  76. 2.10.12
    Annie said:

    L-O-V-E all the orangey hues – such a great color on you! And that green bag is the PERFECT contrasting color. You look gorgeous 🙂

    Annie
    The Other Side of Gray

  77. 2.10.12

    mmmm, Burgoo'dness – you are speaking to a fellow lover of all things they create. isn't that sandy decadent, i think they use like 3 different cheeses or something, delightful! and so are you in these warm tones, i adore orange anything so it's one appealing thing after another here today. yah! glad you caught some well deserved zzz's. enjoy another weekend of bliss love, thinking of you chillin' out and feeling the benefits of less pressure. xo ♥

  78. 2.13.12
    True said:

    this is such a classic beautiful look! Nice!

    – True

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  79. 2.13.12
    Nic said:

    I love all the colors in this outfit, they look very flattering on you! loving your blog so far, good work! totally following you to see some new posts

    x

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