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happy wednesday!  every wednesday i share pictures of my weekly outfits here and call it “what i wore wednesday”.  i started this to motivate myself to get dressed everyday and it has done the same for many other women who link up with me.  if you need a little motivation to get out of yoga pants, or just want to kick your style up a notch, join us next week!

what i wore at the pleated poppy

wore this for our backyard bbq last week.  comfy and casual but still a bit of style.

chambray shirt – forever 21

navy tank – forever 21

dark coral skirt – deborah and co.


necklace – cookie + curly


an easy church outfit for weather that couldn’t decide what it was going to do.

top – forever 21

jeans – forever 21

flats – target


  ever+mi.crush sent me this adorable shirt.  at first i wasn’t sure of my choice with the bright red, but i decided it was actually really fun.  the cut is very forgiving if you happen to, say, eat a big burrito and it shows ;)

top – ever.mi.crush

jeans – forever 21

converse – nordstrom rack


 the top has a few cute details, like elastic cuffs,strings to tie in a bow in front, and this cute little v cut out in back!


 necklace – kristin noel designs


do you wanna join me?  yay!  just follow the rules:

1. link to your specific blog post, not your blog’s main page. ex: http://thepleatedpoppy.com/2011/09/what-i-wore-wednesday-fall-inspiration/ not http://thepleatedpoppy.com/blog/.
2. please only link outfit related posts. your craft project may be adorable, or that may be a great giveaway, but this linky is for outfit related posts only – thank you!
3. please please please link back here to me so all this wiww stuff makes sense to your readers. and its just nice to do ;) grab a button from my sidebar (see the code box?).
4. check out as many links as possible! i am constantly inspired by so many outfits each week! and you will definitely find some new blogs that you’ve never stumbled upon before – so fun!


  1. 1

    That peter pan collar top is SO adorable!! LOVE it! Also, it’s perfect with the leopard flats. F21 and target win every time :)


  2. 2

    I love the peter pan collar top! I would’ve never thought it was from Forever 21.

  3. 4

    I love these outfits…ALL of them! So cute!

  4. 5

    Love the lace and the polka dots! Also, got myself a pair of converse and am in love with them :) Thanks for the inspiration!!

  5. 6

    loving the lace top, it;s so adorable :-)

  6. 7

    That orange top is adorable!

  7. 8

    I LOVE that red and white polka dot shirt you are wearing! Looks super cute AND comfortable. I of course also love your red and white stripped maxi. I wore a blue and white stripped maxi this week! Thanks as always for hosting the link up!

  8. 9

    These outfits make me want to drop the yoga pants. But alas, my closet is filled with t shirts and… yoga pants?

    Maybe it’s time to get out this rut! But where to even begin?

  9. 10

    Love that boyfie jeans from F21! I rarely see one that I really like from that store ..I mean with their jeans. :)

  10. 11

    Love that lace top!

  11. 12
    Kristin M says:

    Hi Lindsey
    I follow your blog and look forward every week to your W.I.W. posts. I live in a completely different climate (NH), have a completely different body type (curvy), your style is way more colorful than mine and don’t have a Forever 21 store anywhere near me, yet I find myself saying “Tomorrow’s Wednesday” or however many days as I mentally calculate the days til Wednesday’s WIW post. This all seems very strange to me but in a way it’s sort of a time keeper for my week.
    I always loved paper dolls as a kid and in some way I think maybe your posts have a bit of that quality to me as I enjoy seeing the different combinations you come up with in your wardrobe.

    And just so I don’t sound like a stalker, I have purchased a ruffled scarf and an iPad case from your shop.

  12. 13

    Love the details on the red polka dot shirt! I have a similar one from ModCloth that I just love.

    Style of One’s Own

  13. 14

    That lace black and white top is soooo cute! That is so perfect to dress up your everyday look without too much effort. I need it!

    xo Jackie

  14. 15

    I love that striped skirt! Very cute.

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