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Tank c/o Style Lately | Jacket: Garment District | Jeans: Lee Jeans | Shoes: TJ Maxx | Scarf: Target | Purse: Rebecca Minkoff | Ring: Nyopoly | Bracelet: Gift from Sense and Sensibility

I’m getting back into pattern mixing with polka dots (of course) and tribal prints.  I can see that this tank from Style Lately will be taking me through the Spring and Summer months.  I LOVE the longer length of it (and you can’t beat that price!) and how flowy it is too!  The cute bracelet I am wearing was given to me by Aime of Sense and Sensibility, it’s delicate but durable at the same time since it’s got double chain reinforcement to hold up against toddler pulling and tugging!

You may notice that I’ve been playing with photo editing a little bit.  A few months ago, I took a Lightroom photo editing class with Pei Ketron.  I think I may have gone a little too light/washed out/blue in these photos but I’d love to get your thoughts.  And if anyone know of any good Lightroom presets or tips/tricks for fashion photography, I’d love to hear them!  I still haven’t really refined the style or look I want to portray in my photos… it takes me FOREVER to make a decision on anything HA!

I’ll be linking up to Because Shanna Said So, The Pleated Poppy, Fashion and Beauty Finds, and Style Elixir with this post!

P.S. Winner of the Albion Fit giveaway is Tiffany Z of Just Another Shopaholic! Congrats girl!  Send me an email to sandyalamode(at)gmail(dot)com with your tank top size and mailing address! 

45 Comments ( Reply )

  1. Shira
    Apr 16, 2013 @ 8:55 pm

    Those shoes are amazing! Love the tank too.

    http://sequinsandpolkadots.blogspot.com/

  2. Emily
    Apr 16, 2013 @ 8:58 pm

    Such cute pattern mixing and THOSE SHOES! Love them.

    creamystyle.com

  3. Van
    Apr 16, 2013 @ 9:26 pm

    I love the reflection of the tree in the glass of the first picture. Very lovely yellow scarf and tee.

  4. Christine
    Apr 16, 2013 @ 9:28 pm

    I like what you’ve done with your photos. I love how the colors pop! You’re very brave to mix patterns and it looks great…as for me, I’m not so brave

  5. Fierce & Fashionable
    Apr 16, 2013 @ 10:02 pm

    Awesome shoes! What a pretty scarf.

    Michelle

    Fierce & Fashionable

  6. Aime
    Apr 16, 2013 @ 10:16 pm

    You mix patterns so well – I’m still working on getting a hang of that. And those shoes! I want. =)

  7. Lyddiegal
    Apr 16, 2013 @ 11:01 pm

    i love pattern mixing in the same color family it’s so cute and chic!

  8. Jessica Who?
    Apr 16, 2013 @ 11:45 pm

    i’m the same way with making decisions! editing photos always takes forever for me because i can’t decide which look i want! haha good luck! ;)

  9. Alissa
    Apr 17, 2013 @ 12:03 am

    Love, love, love those shoes! you look beautiful friend!

  10. joyshana
    Apr 17, 2013 @ 4:56 am

    Loveee your top, chic look
    Shana-Style

  11. Taipei Style
    Apr 17, 2013 @ 5:36 am

    I like the whole outfit, so nice! :)

    Gemma
    http://www.taipeistreetstyle.com

  12. Suzanne
    Apr 17, 2013 @ 6:07 am

    I love the mix of pattern and colours here. Very creative.

    bisous
    Suzanne

  13. Rachel
    Apr 17, 2013 @ 6:56 am

    I love all tribal prints- the dotted scarf is a fun way to pattern mix!

  14. Ashley @ Cup of Chic
    Apr 17, 2013 @ 8:52 am

    Love the way you mixed up the prints and colors. Beautiful! Have you checked out Clickin Moms? I have learned so much from them and they have awesome workshops. I took a Lightroom 4 workshop not long ago. :-)

  15. marsa
    Apr 17, 2013 @ 8:59 am

    love how you styled the tank sandy!
    and i think you did awesome with light room :)

  16. Always Maylee
    Apr 17, 2013 @ 9:00 am

    You look so pretty. I love that top and of course the polka dot scarf.

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

  17. Alyssa
    Apr 17, 2013 @ 9:05 am

    I love those shoes! And I think your photos look great–I’ve heard some awesome things about Lightroom!

  18. Sharon
    Apr 17, 2013 @ 9:41 am

    The aztec print pairs so well with the polka dots!

    -Sharon
    The Tiny Heart
    Gift Card Giveaway!

  19. Inge
    Apr 17, 2013 @ 9:41 am

    I LOVE this tank, the print is so pretty and fun!

  20. Kat
    Apr 17, 2013 @ 10:20 am

    Love all the patterns and that bracelet is so delicate and beautiful! x, Kat

    Love and Ace

  21. Catherine
    Apr 17, 2013 @ 10:22 am

    I think you did a great job with the editing! I need to get better with Photoshop. It’s just so complicated compared to Picasa. I love the patterns you mixed – that scarf looks so comfy!

  22. shannon
    Apr 17, 2013 @ 10:32 am

    I love this outfit Sandy! Your shoes and bag are especially gorgeous.
    xo,
    http://www.shannonheartsblog.com

  23. Krysten
    Apr 17, 2013 @ 10:41 am

    That’s why I let Izzy do my editing, he does such a good job! Love that scarf lady!

  24. Victoria | Oh So Pretty
    Apr 17, 2013 @ 11:30 am

    Love the mix of prints and patterns! I love the scarf and top together :) I think you did a wonderful job with your photos! Photo editing is so fun, dontcha think?!

    Have a wonderful day, Sandy!

    xoxo

  25. Sofia
    Apr 17, 2013 @ 11:36 am

    Beautiful look on you.

    If you get a sec, check out my latest post.

    Sofia

    stylishlyinlove.blogspot.com

  26. Katie
    Apr 17, 2013 @ 11:44 am

    I LOVE your top and those shoes are amazing! You are the cutest!

    xo

  27. ilene
    Apr 17, 2013 @ 12:05 pm

    love those shoes and that tribal top! look gorgeous, friend!

  28. Alison @ Get Your Pretty On
    Apr 17, 2013 @ 12:28 pm

    Beautiful pattern mixing…and shoes!!

  29. lisacng @ expandng.com
    Apr 17, 2013 @ 12:29 pm

    Love how the yellow in the scarf ties-in with the yellow in the shirt. As for LR advice, all I can say is keep playing around with it to nail-down your own style. I’m still trying to do that for myself too.

  30. Carly
    Apr 17, 2013 @ 1:27 pm

    I love that tank on you! So cute !

    Carly
    http://www.lipglossandcrayons.com

  31. Amy Shaughnessy
    Apr 17, 2013 @ 1:45 pm

    So cute! Love the mix of prints with this jacket. Love your look.

    Amy

    Fashion and Beauty Finds

  32. Ashley
    Apr 17, 2013 @ 2:13 pm

    Your photos look so good – so fun that you got to take a class! I love that tank too – I’m a sucker for a tribal print!

  33. kelsey
    Apr 17, 2013 @ 3:02 pm

    this is super gorgeous, sandy!
    kw, http://www.ladiesinnavy.com

  34. Sergio
    Apr 17, 2013 @ 3:40 pm

    really like those color mix!!
    such an amazing style!!

    http://www.malesclutch.blogspot.com
    Sergio xx

  35. Sheila
    Apr 17, 2013 @ 5:03 pm

    I love this outfit Sandy!!! And your shoes……. to die for! They’re so cute! :)

    xo – Sheila
    http://www.sheislovelyblog.com

  36. carylee
    Apr 17, 2013 @ 5:04 pm

    So in love with pattern mixing! You do it well, and those shoes are amazing!

  37. Et tu, tutu?
    Apr 17, 2013 @ 5:50 pm

    Oooh, I actually love your ring!

    -Lindsey

  38. Ginny Mossman
    Apr 17, 2013 @ 5:53 pm

    Very cute pattern mixing, this yellow is lovely on you!
    Ginny
    mynewfavoriteoutfit.blogspot.com

  39. Vodka Infused Lemonade
    Apr 17, 2013 @ 6:07 pm

    Loving the mix of different prints!!!

    Agi:)

    vodkainfusedlemonade.com

  40. Lana
    Apr 17, 2013 @ 8:44 pm

    You look amazing with this outfit! I love your shoes!
    http://www.be-youtifull.com
    jewelry giveaway on my blog
    http://www.shillcat.com ( my women’s accessories store)

  41. skippee
    Apr 18, 2013 @ 1:26 am

    you look gorgeous! love the color tones here and the pattern mixing~!

  42. Lauren
    Apr 18, 2013 @ 2:47 am

    Gorgeous outfit, I love the colours- they work really well together. I must get the shoes and scarf!

    Lauren
    xoxo

  43. Kathleen
    Apr 18, 2013 @ 8:47 am

    Very pretty outfit – I love the print of your top! Great colors!
    <3
    katsfashionfix.blogspot.com

  44. Stephanie
    Apr 18, 2013 @ 4:22 pm

    LOVE this pattern combo!

  45. Kimmie
    Apr 18, 2013 @ 7:59 pm

    I was about to say that I love the blue tones in these pics! I guess they’re *slightly* washed out but they still look good, girl. And I don’t use Lightroom so I’m no help.

    Love your jacket!

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