The launched a couple weekends ago on April 17th, and it’s filled with over 200 pieces in stunning prints, those unique patterns that Marimekko is known for. I initially decided not to shop the collection because I didn’t need anything, and you all know I go cuckoo for prints. I especially love the and the .
On a random trip to Target last week, I got curious and tried on the . The shorts are only $19.99, but fit well and feel luxurious. They have a pull-on style and pockets. Pockets, y’all! When I first saw the shorts on the racks, they looked so tiny that I thought they were for girls. I took a large and an extra large to the fitting room, but apparently the shorts only look deceivingly small and are actually true-to-size. They seem to be cut to accommodate curves too. For reference, I’m wearing a size small.
Top: Kate Spade Saturday (love this )
Clutch: (on sale)
Shoes: (old, , )
Earrings: (on sale)
Rings: , (on sale)
When I bought the shorts, I also bought the . I had planned to wear them together to create an afrocentric look complete with a head wrap in a clashing print. I found the combination a tad overwhelming on me, though, so I returned the top. The shorts were the keeper because they added the most value to my overall wardrobe. I have several outfits planned by pairing the shorts with tops I already own. Today’s post features the first of those outfits.
The denim trapeze top is a piece I snatched on mega sale before Kate Spade Saturday closed forever. I added an old beaded rope collar from J.Crew for its global flavor and my in pebble dot because I love how its print teased the print on the shorts.
I wore this combination out and about last Saturday to enjoy the summery weather in St. Louis. It was over 70 degrees. Shorts weather, right?
Have you shopped the ?