A Bold Mix of Dots and Florals

Top c/o Oasap | Shorts: Zara | Sandals: Target | Bracelet: Mimi’s | Watch: Target | Necklace: Forever 21

Once in awhile, it’s fun to be bold, and that is what I’m doing here with this outfit.  For the longest time, I debated back and forth with myself if I wanted to jump on the bandwagon and buy a pair of floral shorts.  I’m not a huge shorts fan in general (I much rather wear skirts) but when I saw this pair and the super pretty floral pattern and colors, I knew I had to have them.  And you already knew about my love of polka dots and as my closet started to get full of them, I knew that this little top with a fun contrast of green would be the perfect little number to spice up my wardrobe.  Mix and mash the florals and polka dots all together and you have one bold pattern mixed outfit, with shades of green as the color that ties it all together.  Not gonna lie, this took a little encouraging from my friend Nancy, thanks girl!  🙂

It’s fun to step out of your comfort zone with your style once in awhile, don’t ya think?

P.S. The winner of $50 credit to Lisa Leonard c/o The Nerd’s Wife Giveaway is Van!  Congrats!  Please send me an email and I’ll get you hooked up with Arena!


  1. June 12, 2012 / 1:12 pm

    Um, we need to talk about those sandals. I love them! So cute and goes perfectly with your outfit.

  2. June 12, 2012 / 1:14 pm

    I’m with ya, I’m not a big shorts person. These are cute though!

  3. June 12, 2012 / 2:51 pm

    I absolutely love your top and how you paired it with floral shorts, Sandy!

  4. June 12, 2012 / 3:23 pm

    That is bold! I LOVE it!

  5. June 12, 2012 / 3:55 pm

    Really love the polka dot/floral combination. I’m also loving stripes with florals right now. You look really on trend and stylish!

    <3 Jenny

  6. June 12, 2012 / 7:32 pm

    girl you pull this off fabulously.

  7. June 12, 2012 / 8:13 pm

    The polka dotty shirt!! Love it!

  8. June 12, 2012 / 9:05 pm

    Props to you momma! If I tried to pull something like this off most of my friends would just laugh at me, but you totally rock it!

  9. June 12, 2012 / 9:31 pm

    This is an amazing floral pattern, great find. I’m not a huge shorts fan either though it’s always nice to have one or two statement makers on hand.

  10. June 12, 2012 / 10:56 pm

    oooh i just bought a pair at zara. are these a recent purchase??! looking so pretty girl!

  11. June 12, 2012 / 11:43 pm

    Loving the mixed prints and the print on those floral shorts is so cute!

  12. June 13, 2012 / 1:18 am

    I’ve had my eye on those Zara shorts for a while now! I’m glad you bought them and good for you for stepping out of your comfort zone to pair florals with polka dots. I think the look is fun and still stays true to your style 🙂


  13. June 13, 2012 / 4:42 am

    Sandy, you did a fabulous job at print mixing!! 🙂 The floral shorts are super cute and you look so good in them! And those sandals… LOVE. Heading to the Target site RIGHT NOW!

    xx Love & Aloha

  14. June 13, 2012 / 9:13 am

    I love these two patterns together. You look so pretty. This outfit is super cute. Love it.

  15. June 13, 2012 / 9:53 am

    Totally love it! I’ve been tempted to try similar looks after seeing Olivia Palermo and Cheryl Cole master mix 🙂


  16. June 13, 2012 / 11:10 am

    I am not sure whether I like floral + stripes or floral + dots better. At any rate, I think it was good you took the plunge on those shorts because I’m sure you’ll style them a million classy ways. (:

  17. June 13, 2012 / 12:51 pm

    I LOVE those shorts!!!! And the combination of the two is fun! I think you did a great job stepping out of your comfort zone! Way to go Sandy!!

  18. June 13, 2012 / 1:11 pm

    LOVE the floral shorts!

  19. June 13, 2012 / 2:57 pm

    The combination of prints with the polka dots & floral is beautiful! This is very inspiring for this season, especially as we get more & more into summer colors. Keep up the great blogging!

  20. June 13, 2012 / 2:59 pm

    Love this! Amazing combo. So bold and beautiful.

  21. June 13, 2012 / 3:18 pm

    I totally adore this look! The shorts are great : )

  22. June 13, 2012 / 4:52 pm

    I am SUCH a fan of floral shorts right now and you’re rockin it Sandy!!

  23. June 15, 2012 / 1:09 pm

    I’m loving the touches of mint throughout your outfit. Polka dots and floral look so great together. You are a fun fashion girl indeed!

  24. June 20, 2012 / 1:50 am

    I love this mix of polka dots and floral. Cute look.

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