Friday, October 21, 2016

A Good Eye For Cacti: ootd

Art Print, Watch, Coaster Set available on etsy.com
     For the last few months it seems that everywhere I look cactus prints keep popping up.  I've never been a fan of cactus anything, probably because I once loved those adorable mini cactus arrangements, begged my mom to buy me one, within five minutes of bringing it home I was bleeding and one year and a thousand drops of blood later, I let it die of neglect.  But, maybe it's not just that this plant has hurt me so many times, maybe I just saw this style over used in every retro kitschy home I've ever been in and burned out on it.
    Regardless of its origin, I'm not a fashion fan of our friend (or mortal enemy) the cactus.  Buuuuuut, as with so many things, if I see it enough times I get curious enough to try it.  So, when I was picking out my Mermaid Top from a few posts ago, I noticed a cactus top.  I was pleased enough with the fit of the blouse that I went back and decided to give this print a try.  OK, I gotta say, it's pretty cute with a yellow sweater or jacket, and for only $11 I'm glad I tried it.

    No review for this top; it's the same fit, fabric and price as the mermaid top, just a different print.  If you'd like to read that review, click here.  In the mean time, here are some other cactus things I dig:
Miss Patina Dress L, ModCloth Dress Center, Urban Outfitters Tee R



Shop the Look:


Skirt From Thred Up  (<--Use this link to save $20 off your first order)

Charter School Cardi in Honey from ModCloth (<-- Use this link to save $15 off your first order

Shoes are old

2 comments:

  1. Just wanted to say thanks for the coupon code for Modcloth! I got their Jaunty Appleseed Bag and a gray beret. I love your fashion blog! Your style reminds me of Mary Margaret from the show Once Upon a Time! xoxo

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    1. That's awesome! And thank you for the lovely compliment :)

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