Fauxionable Outfit – Red, My Accent Color

Thank you to all of you who chimed in on the previous post! While I was previously leaning towards keeping the skirt and returning the dress, I think you’ve all convinced me otherwise.

Since moving to London, I’ve been living in my jeans. I also find myself constantly reaching for the same few sweaters or shirts. To remedy that, I decided to wear a skirt instead when G and I went to check out the Picture This exhibit at the British Library. However, some old habits are hard to change. Case in point: my monochrome outfit paired with red accent. (It’s one of my tried & true formula – e.g. see here, here, here, and here.) While blue was my favorite color growing up, red has taken over these days. I find red to be the perfect pop of color against my neutrals, not to mention it’s a festive color for most holidays. (Xmas, New Year’s, Chinese New Year, Valentine’s Day… you get the drift.) Over the years I’ve amassed quite a number of red accessories to accent my outfits – the perfect red bag, earrings, shoes, and the latest being my wallet. Needless to say, red is my favorite accent color. What is yours?

Fauxionable Outfit - Red, My Accent Color Red Coat, Black and White skirt, White Turtleneck Ann Taylor boots

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  • Coat: Banana Republic F/W 2008
  • Top: ZARA (similar)
  • Skirt: H&M 2011
  • Shoes: Ann Taylor Betty Riding Boots F/W 2011
  • Bag: Marc by Marc Jacobs Miss Marc S/S 2012
  • Watch: Michael Kors Mini Runway MK5384

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