Yellow & Pink

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Sometimes I dress like a pack of highlighters. In law school (that place I go in my spare time), it’s common to use a color-coded system of highlighting when you read cases – you use a different color to highlight the key points in each part of the opinion. That way it’s easier to find what you need to know quickly if you get called on (if you’ve seen Legally Blonde, you know how important it is to be prepared).

Under the color key I use, in this outfit I’m wearing a reasoning top and holding shoes. And my jeans are the smart and sometimes sarcastic notes I write in the margin in blue pen.

My goal today was to bore as many blog readers as possible. If you’ve actually read this far, color highlight me impressed.

similar Top (on sale) // similar Shoes (also available in dissent blue) // Bracelet // Sunglasses // similar Earrings

Matchy Matchy

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It might seem nerdy that my belt and shoes match, but it was an accident so I feel like that makes it OK. See watch:

Nerdy: “Look you guys! [pushes glasses up nose] I matched my belt and my shoes!”

Not nerdy: “Oh, do my belt and my shoes match? I hadn’t noticed. I just threw this on.”

See how that works?

Anyway, I’m happy to report that the first week of my Take One, Pass it On outfit remix challenge is on the books! Tomorrow I’ll post a recap of the first 7 outfits, along with links to other blogs who have already started the challenge. I already know about a few of you, but if you want your links included, be sure to link back to me somehow – You can post a link to this post on your blog (which should give me a trackback notification), on your Facebook page (tagging Sarah’s Real Life), or on Twitter (with the hashtag #TakeOne).

Shirt: Bar III

Puffer vest: Forever 21 (similar)

Jeans: American Eagle

Belt: Ann Taylor (similar)

Shoes: Sole Society

Bracelet: J. Crew

Lips: YSL Glossy Stain in Pourpre Preview

Polka Dot Layers

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Ann Taylor is a tricksy bitch. She lures me into the store with the promise of an extra 50% off sale items, but then she puts this (full price) amazingly cute polka dot top right in front of me. What’s a girl to do? Buy the amazingly cute polka dot top, obviously. On the plus side, Ann Taylor gives college students 20% off full price items! (They don’t really advertise it, but it’s true. Just show your student ID.)

It’s clearly more of a spring item, and I’m excited to wear it on its own, but I’m not about to wait until April. So layering it is!

Oh, and don’t forget about the Take One, Pass it On Outfit Remix challenge! Check back tomorrow to see my first outfit. Take a look at the details and join in any time you want!

Top: Ann Taylor

Jeans: American Eagle

Necklace: Tiffany & Co. (similar cheaper)

Jacket: Andrew Marc (similar in other colors)

Shoes: Sperry Top Sider

Bracelet: Madewell