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​Get the look: Anchor and lace

Chelsey & Christina (aka C2 "cee-squared"). BFFs. Bloggers. Moms. We love fitness. We love Fashion. We love cooking. Posh Pair was born to share these parts of our lives with YOU!

Casual with the perfect touch of girly.

Two of my favorite trends right now, besides the beloved floral, are anchors and lace, so naturally when I locked eyes with this shirt it found a home in my closet.

The outfit

My husband was on a mission for shoes so we ended up in Zumiez, and to be honest, I don’t typically shop for my clothes at skate shops. Being the shopaholic that I am I also don’t discriminate, so I let my eyes explore wherever I see fabric on hangers. I spotted this shirt and thought of all the possibilities: jeans, lace shorts, even a maxi skirt. Believe it or not, the inspiration for this outfit was actually the necklace. Yes, that simple little gold bar around my neck. I went with jeans to keep it casual like the necklace, and then paired it with my favorite heels to give it a bit of femininity and style. I love jeans and a T-shirt with simple heels. It’s the perfect shoe choice to add a little extra girly to the casual.

I’ll let you in on a little secret about me: Mismatching my belt and shoes is way out of my comfort zone. Don’t get me wrong, I am all about taking fashion risks and thinking outside the box, but that is just one of those things I’m a bit old fashioned about; however, I’m starting to embrace it and I actually really liked this pink belt with the nude shoes. Do you have a fashion "rule" like that? For example, not wearing white after Labor Day, matching your shoes to your belt or handbag, etc. If so, I challenge you to step outside your comfort zone.

Where to wear it

This was a Sunday afternoon outfit for me. I ran errands all day in it and might have even had a little lunch date with my better half. This could easily be transitioned into a cute evening outfit with the girls by swapping the jeans for cream lace shorts and adding a chunky statement necklace. There isn’t much in life that excites me more than a super-easy day-to-night transition.

  • Sunglasses (Forever 21, $6, available in the store; similar here)
  • Necklace (Brave Sunday, $20)
  • Shirt (Zumiez, $20)
  • Jeans (Dillard’s, $51)
  • Shoes (Kohl’s, $37)
  • Belt (Express, $25, no longer available; similar here)
  • Clutch (Steve Madden, $60, no longer available; similar here)
  • Watch (Amazon, $157)
  • Mint Link Bracelet (Simple Addiction, $5, no longer available; similar here)
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