Mint and Grey

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Is anyone surprised that the word “grey” is in the title? 

Me neither.

So the lovely Bethany of J. Bella sent my sister and I these lovely tops! My sister got a taupe-y brown one, and I got a minty green one! It fits beautifully. A little on the long side (I had to tuck in the back so it didn’t hang too low beneath my vest), but otherwise perfect!

What I’ve got going on up there: Jeans {J.Crew}, Top {J. Bella Shop}, Vest {Banana Republic}, Belt {Old Navy}, Jewelry {Charming Charlies}, Lipstick {what was left after I rubbed off this stuff.}

I love a minty green in the winter. And this top is versatile! It can be thrown on with shorts and tucked in a bit in the summer, or paired with leggings, boots and a scarf! 


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Tina says · 12.22.11

Love that color on you, looks great!

Lauren Rae says · 12.22.11

I really like that pop of green. Looks great!

The Fit Flosser says · 12.22.11

Hi Kate! Grey is one of my current wardrobe staples and I love how it comes together in your outfit.

By the way, I thought I’d mention that you totally inspired me to re-finish my bedroom furniture based on one of your DIY previous posts. I really liked the way your furniture turned out! Enjoy the holidays. 🙂

Shannon says · 12.22.11

Green is my favorite color, so I may be biased, but I love it!

Mrs. Monologues says · 12.22.11

You look fabulous as always!!

Anonymous says · 12.22.11

What a beautiful pairing of pieces!

DancesWithHooves says · 12.22.11

Lovely! But, what about the SHOES?! Are they flats? Grey suede flats? I am in LOVE!!!

Melissa says · 12.22.11

Cute! This is my first time seeing your page.. I was on it all last night looking at all your hair tutorials and you have totally inspired me!

The Richards says · 12.22.11

Have a belt just like this and have been trying to figure out what to do with it. Thanks for the inspiration. By the way, no idea how I fixed my hair before finding your blog. Tried the half french twist today.

Jacky {The Sweetest Petunia} says · 12.22.11

LOVE that color. So gorgeous!

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Nicole says · 12.22.11

You look so cute! Love the belt. New follower 🙂

newbalancenicole says · 12.22.11

I LOVE that outfit! Super cute and pretty! Hope you have a great and blessed Christmas!

Sam says · 12.22.11

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Sam says · 12.22.11

I love the colour! It’s wintery and Christmassy without being red or green, you know? I’ve been reading your blog for months now (sorry, I’m a lurker) and I have tried out some of your hair styles and you have really showed me how awesome bobby pins can be – and the right way to put them in too, as I was one of those people who used to put them in the wrong way and I was SHOCKED to find out I was doing it wrong. It does make sense though, to put the zigzag side down.

Anyway, I have been lurking on pinterest for ages too and still haven’t been able to get an invite. Are you able to send them? Would you mind inviting me if you can? I can’t wait to start pinning! Thanks and Merry Christmas!

Cambron says · 12.23.11

I just read some of your older posts and I have to admit, this might be my new favorite blog. So stinkin’ cute!

Merry Christmas!

RSantschi says · 12.23.11

I just discovered your blog! Love it! Thank you so much for all the great tips!

Betsy says · 12.23.11

Kate. I just need to tell you that I found your blog via Pinterest yesterday and I LOVE it! Also..LOVE your hair. Mine is just a tad longer, but a similar cut. I bought a new 1 1/4″ Hot Tools curling iron and tried curling my hair tonight and it wasn’t quite right, but I think I’m just going to have to play around and keep working on it to get my curls consistent.
Thanks for all the great tutorials! I’m recommending you to my readers!

Dawn Regan says · 12.23.11

Just found your blog…about 2.5 hours ago, and am still on it! Love your blog–such useful stuff–and you present everything so well. Please never stop blogging.

Stephanie says · 12.23.11

I love your blog! Found you on pintest and I’m hooked on all your hair advice/styles. I noticed that your necklace is from Charming Charlie! I actually work at the there in the Chicago area. I had wondered if you know about it since your into jewelry and all. And I love that your rocking our fab accessories!

Wendy says · 12.23.11

I just wanted to say you make all your clothes look fab!

Goldylocks and the Barrows says · 12.24.11

Hey! I am so glad you like the shirt! You make it look amazing! Merry Christmas!

Anonymous says · 05.16.12

yikes. kinda frumpy,i’m sorry.

Brenda says · 11.18.12

Oh my goodness!! I need that vest in my life!! 🙂 Do you know where I can find one? I love that mint color on you! I have a dark green top exactly like that from Calvin Klein and I hope to replicate this look! 🙂