January 6, 2012


Coat: Old Navy (last season); Shirt: JCrew; Pants: JBrand; Shoes and Sunglasses: BCBG; Clutch: Francesca's Collections; Necklace: c/o JewelMint; Watch: Juicy Couture
Whoa, it's my first post of 2012 and I come in on a Friday night looking like a box of crayons.  Maybe you remember.  When you were just a little kid, you had the opportunity to submit names to Crayola to be chosen as a crayon color's featured name?  Oh man.  I filled that out.  After thinking long and hard about it, of course.  Now, I don't want to blow your mind or anything, but I'm going to.  Pizzamataz
Just let that sink in for a few seconds.  Right?  Right? 
"Pizzamataz" for the color red sounded brilliant to my seven year old self.  To my 27 year old self too.  But.  As history goes, my claim to fame was never naming crayons.  Crayola never caught on to the catchiness of that name.  And besides, they already had a color ending in "-mataz."  So. Maybe I wasn't so brilliant afterall.  (That's my 7-year-old-ego deflating.)
On another note, I guess you could say, my outfit matches my mood for what I hope is to come.  And that is, I hope 2012 is absolutely colorful.  So coloful that I want it to be a - cotton candy -  dandelion - fuzzy wuzzy -  gold - magic mint - mango tango - mauvelous -  outer space - purple mountain majesty's - razmatazz - tickle me pink - wild strawberry type of a year.  Yes, those are actual crayon colors.  Wishing you one as well.


Supal said...

Ah!! Gorgeous!! Love the Haute pants :) Happy new year to youuuu!


Cassie @ Live.Laugh.L0ve. said...

Love this outfit! You look like a model!!! =D

Jenna // The Life of the Wife said...

Haha why didn't they pick that name?! Silly Crayola..they don't know what they're missing!

I love that you look like a crayon box! Only you could pull that off :)


Ashlee @ They Lived Happily Ever After... said...

Love that lipstick!!!

Chloe Innvaer said...

You look gorgeous! That is a fantastic outfit!

Mrs. Darcy said...

II adore the red pants! There is something about wearing red that just makes a girl perk up:)


It's A Love Story said...

I love your blog!

Rory said...

you're hilarious :) i would've totally picked that for a red crayon... <3


Shabby, Chic, & Cheap said...

Love that clutch, and if it makes you feel any better they never used one of my submitted crayon names either!


Marissa said...

love your colorful look!!


Shabana Feroze said...

Absolutely love the look! Suits you and your personality so well! Hope 2012 is amazing for you!


Anonymous said...

love it! and love the idea of a crayon-inspired year!

who is your lipstick by?

Gentri said...

I love it. :) I hope we all have a crayola year! And that outfit is so cute!

Kelly said...

most definitely love this look. my favorite are the jeans. i love them. great color!


Alicia said...

Love the jacket, love the sunnies. Especially love the fourth pic. You are gorgeous.

I find joy in nail polish names... Tropical Pumpkin! ...Lightening, Blackmail, Go Chili, Tropicana, Sweet Heart, Dulce de Leche, Pink Chiffon... I might match the polish to mood, or vice versa, this year :) Great blog post. x

TaraMixandMatch said...

Leopard, stripes, and color...love it all!

Neris / Fashion Fractions said...

LOVE the colorful look Katie and those sunnies look amazing on you! My latest look is also super colorful,; great minds think alike :)


Fashion Fractions

Anna (South Molton St Style) said...

Love this, you have inspired me to do a post on denim shirts. Such an essential, and I don't have one! xx


Maria said...

What a cute post! Loving the outfit and loving the shoes more which add a nice sexy touch.

Maria xx

Siboney2046 said...

beautiful sunglasses!!

Kimberly said...

I love this look so much that I pinned it on my style board at Pinterest! It is perfect...and I too am hoping to embrace colors more this year - don't they just make you feel happy? :)


Kelly said...

This is a wonderful outfit - I love the colours you've put together. And the print-mixing!

eli said...

love the colours,



Jessica Gitler said...

i really like all the color a lot, and that clutch is super too!!

Anonymous said...

In my youth, I thought of the perfect color for brown. Wait for it...Encyclopedia. Mainly because it was the longest word I could spell. And that 'Encyclopedia Brown' series of young adult mysteries. It was simply too good to pass on to Crayola (what a color-eat-color world that is) so my genius is still unrecognized in the crayon world. Oh well.

Nikki | The Ginger Diaries said...

You look fabulous! I love that yellow coat :) x

Liz Brown said...

Ooohh! Stripes! And leopard! I dont think I've ever blended those two before, but now I'm a little inspired.

Not to mention the pink, and chambaray, and yellow. Very much awesome.

Dylana Suarez said...

You look so amazing!



Nessa @{Casa Braaflat} said...

the color combo is fantastic! bright and sunny!

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous and you had me laughing about all the crayon names! Great post, lovely outfit and I'm sure the year will bring all kinds of goodness!


Unknown said...

Love this outfit Katie! The colors are great

xo Julia

Caitlin said...

I didn't know BCBG made sunglasses! I need a pair!!

Doux Rousse

Taylor Morgan said...

love your glasses! I want those!

Liz Trost said...

Love the outfit!!! yellow jacket with the haute pants! makes it daring and casually cool. -Liz

Anonymous said...

Super bright and gorg!

I just did a blog post on how to organize bangles..check it out... its saved me from a clutter and chaos jewelry disaster I am also doing a give away today...maybe something your interested in :)


Xo Samantha

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House 54 said...

I think that's a pretty brilliant crayon name, given you were only 7 years old! And No, I do not remember those crayon contests, for if I knew, I CERTAINLY would have entered too! ;) HAHA

Hope you have a great 2012 Katie!

~ Katie, in Southern California


LuLu said...

Gorgeous pics love the outfit! The red pants are amazing on you!

LuLu from A Candid Life

Unknown said...

The pops of colors look gorgeous on you and perfect for this unusually warm weather we're experiencing here in Arizona! Also I adore that striped clutch definitely have to check out Francesca's soon!



Joy said...

Love your outfit! Super cute!

Rhode to Joy

Megan @ Tales of an HBS Wife said...

Love the bright yellow jacket! Perfect for brightining up winter!

Anceeta Martis said...

This is one GORGEOUS look. Almost all my favourite colours are in there. Happy new year!


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Julie Cottrell said...

love this outfit. love this blog.


Amber said...

I just stumbled upon your blog today and literally just wore that exact outfit (minus the yellow coat) yesterday for a birthday party. Love your look!

miouprincesslovespink said...

I love yellow and red together! the entire outfit is lovely! you look gorgeous!

Pearl said...

amazing amazing outfit - I love it. I have been pouring over your blog, I love it!


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