05 May 2011


05 May 2011
feliz cinco de mayo! in honor of the holiday, i'm admiring fashion from mexico and linking up with the lovely jillian of cornflake dreams for a cinco de mayo blog crawl!

i love traditional mexican clothing, especially the vibrant, bold colors that typify the fashion and feel oh so festive.

images via fgr

inspired by these editorials, from the likes of vogue and marie claire, i've pulled a few bright spring-worthy pieces.

leaves of grass embroidered silk top, $680
moschino ruched linen-blend skirt, $860
isharya cascade enamel earrings, $295
j.crew adele cotton shorts, $50
splendid belted voile shirt dress, $105
lanvin Leather ballerina flats, $485
all available here

so, tell me, do you embrace brights? how do you wear them? and don't forget to stop by the cinco de mayo blog crawl today!


Things That Sparkle said...

I love all of the color and texture, such a pretty round up!

Christel @ Captivated by image said...

Can't get enough of looking at the color editorials, this one looks great. Love wearing an colored accessory or shirt. Your blogger meet-up looked like fun, you're lucky you get to meet them!

Dora said...

These colors are fantastic . I love the Moschino skirt :)

Staley Mc said...

Happy Cinco de Mayo! I am loving all these bright colors!

sugarhoneybaby said...

Amazing colors!:)

MG said...

You're killing me with the price points! I love all these.

Sarah Klassen said...

Oh, these are lovely! So fresh and fun. I would love to have that Moschino linen blend skirt and also the shirt dress. Thank you for sharing these with us :) and also, for the kind comment the other day.

Have a fabulous day, xo

Ashley {A Cat in Gloves} said...

I must have that silk top...I love it! I am super disappointed in myself today because I am wearing gray and black...not festive at all!
A Cat in Gloves

jillian :: cornflake dreams. said...

thanks for linking up!! i LOVE that yellow skirt :) xoxo jillian:: cornflake dreams

Alexa said...

I love all of those things! Ahh...that dress is super cute!

Mo Pie, Please said...

This is fantastic, I wish I could wear fun stuff like this - I just don't have anything like that in my closet!

Jocelyn Ng said...

I love bright-colored clothes. Look stunning when a person wear it.. :)

Liz said...

Love all of these fiesta fashions! It makes me want to go shopping and snatch up some pieces for Summer, and maybe a trip to Mexico. Happy Cinco de Mayo!


Ashleigh said...

Gosh this is all fabulous... I don't even know where to start!
The pink & orange block skirt - OMG!! Purple top, yellow skirt - yes & yes! I haven't been much of a pop color wearer until recently. I'm sooo excited about the colorblocking trend to incorporate a bit more bright in my life!

SC said...

You did a great job, chouchou! Not an obvious choice, Mexican items. Lovely blog you've got here.

Meet: Sarah, your newest follower!

Danielle {breakfast at toast} said...

Love it! I'll take the flats. Thanks!

Actually, tory burch has some GREAT ones that are SO comfortable. I need to write a post on them. Got them in camel last week.

Hannah {Culture Connoisseur} said...

LOVE those green shorts! These are all really pretty. I love all the colors and fabrics of Mexico too. So expressive!

StyleID said...

OMG that top left and bottom left looks are Gorgeous. I am loving this post in particular, The colors are so vibrant and vivid that my eyes go here and there thinking what item do I like better and they are all fantastic, including the ones on the top editorial pictures ....
Your item selection is Amazing, I keep the Splendid belted dress and the Lanvin flats.


Carlinn said...

all those bright colors look so stunning!

Tamra of walkswithBella said...

Thanks for visiting and following Ashley!! So happy to have found your blog as well. Happy Cinco de Mayo!

Newest Follower - Tamra

Gaby said...

Those earrings I am in love!
- Gaby
From Rags to Glam

The Now said...

Ay Ay Ay!! Love the cinco de Mayo post!! Can I please have those orange Lanvin ballet flats now?!!? XOXO E&A

la petite coquine said...

These shades are just gorgeous-I'm smitten!

As for agave, most bars will probably have a bottle on hand-it can't hurt to ask!

audrey marie said...

love all these brights - that blue splendid dress is super cute!!


I love that yellow skirt! xo

Annabelle Fleur said...

Wow, the maxi color-blocked skirt is so gorgeous!!! What a great post, darling! Thank you so much for visiting my blog and for your lovely comment:)


elledee said...

I want all those clothes! esp the purple top!

Susan said...

amazing photos + nice picks- I love summer :)

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