Retro shirt with BR cardigan Look ok?

Hi lovelies,
I went thrifting on Sunday (after I went to a new import place) where I met Murphy the darling Jack Russell terrier.
At the thrift store I found a number of shirts with interesting color and/or patterns. I wasn't too worried about how they would look standalone since I plan to wear them under vnecks or cardigans.
For work today I have teamed a gap green paisley button down(one of the thrifted items) with my new BR yellow cardi, Black Rafaella wide leg work pants, a pair of Ecco black booties and my faux leather gray moto jacket (I remove this when I get to work). Does this work ok?

Thanks for opinions.

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  • Polly (thunalata) replied 8 years ago


  • Transcona Shannon replied 8 years ago

    Blue and yellow is YOUR colour combo Meredith! This is lovely - and the paisley pattern on the shirt is lovely!

  • Kirti replied 8 years ago

    I like it! :)

  • Beth Ann replied 8 years ago

    I think the blouse is terrific and you look great. Buttoned-up styling is new to me and I'm still unsure of when it works. What does it look like open? Also -- do you have a striped scarf that would work for pattern mixing? Love the yellow!

  • replied 8 years ago

    The colors in the paisley shirt are beautiful on you!

  • MsMary replied 8 years ago

    So fab! And OMG the jacket is the perfect finishing touch!

  • Meredith1953 replied 8 years ago

    Thanks so much ladies! The shirt is thrifted and the sleeves were too short so I chopped them off sleeveless since I primarily wanted a few things with pattern to wear under sweaters.

    Beth Ann,
    I tried it unbuttoned a little and did NOT like it that way. The collar opened looked way to "disco" to me so I decided to just go for a prim proper look. I didn't find a scarf that I felt would work properly and honestly I wear so many scarves I thought I would try the look sans scarf. Maybe a man's tie would work?

  • ManidipaM replied 8 years ago

    Love the yellow and paisley green together --- what a way to step into spring, Meredith! And such a smart idea to scrunch up the sleeves, updating the buttoned cardi. Nifty!

  • Angie replied 8 years ago

    I like this combination!

  • Meredith1953 replied 8 years ago

    Thanks Angie and ManidipaM!

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