Houndstooth flats – Naturalizer
A little fearless mixing of stripes is the perfect foil for these simple flats. And a classic black dress with just a hint of white would be madly useful through the summer.
Striped sweater – Iris and Ink, pinstriped pants – Saint Laurent, tote bag – Jack Germain, dress – Episode,
Putting dots with the houndstooth of the shoes seemed like a fun idea, and the pleated shorts are a lot more forgiving than the super-short shorts that seem to be everywhere! The red dress is easy with the black and white shoes - and a bag in a MUCH larger houndstooth pattern keeps things amusing.
Any bright color works well with black and white - if you like yellow, give it a try. And the abstract take on checks in this blouse was irresistible...
houndstooth flats – Naturalizer
Doesn't this make a nice travel capsule wardrobe?
PS - For more in the Maximize Your ROI series, check out the following articles:
- Maximize Your ROI: Orange Boots
- Maximize Your ROI: Black and White Houndstooth Check Flats
- Maximize Your ROI: Leopard Flats
- Maximize Your ROI: Estellon Striped Handbag
- Maximize Your ROI: St. John Collection scarf