what i wore

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if you’re new to what i wore, welcome!  i started wiww years ago as an attempt to keep myself accountable to get dressed everyday (ex: not wearing pajamas).  to do this, i took a picture of what i wore everyday, then posted those pics each wednesday.  thus “what i wore wednesday” was born!  and if you’re wondering, it worked!  i slowly began to realize that i didn’t like photographing myself in my pj’s because i didn’t like how i looked in my pj’s.  and on the days i was dressed i felt better about myself and was more productive.  amazing how that works, right?

over the years, i have become more comfortable to try new things and step out of my fashion comfort zone a little at a time.  i’ve added in accessories, color, and patterns that i wouldn’t have before.  if you are looking for a little motivation, either to simply get dressed, or to try to push yourself a little more, join us!

what i wore at the pleated poppy

i had a little bit of fun with this outfit, mixing a graphic tee with polka dots and leopard!  i wore this outfit traveling and at the getty villa with the family.

cardigan – forever 21

t-shirt – forever 21

jeans – forever 21

flats – target

bracelet – give bracelets

necklace – lisa leonard designs

what i wore at the pleated poppy

nothing like a selfie in a sea world bathroom!

shirt – target

shorts – banana republic outlet

tennies – nordstrom rack

necklace – lisa leonard designs

hat – zappos

what i wore at the pleated poppy

confession:  i wore this outfit 2 days in a row.  and i’m thinking about wearing it again!  it was so comfy!  i visited the zoe clothing company booth on saturday at the queen bee market and they gave me this adorable sweatshirt (and something for the rest of my family as well!).  i love the wide neckline!

sweatshirt – zoe clothing company

jeans – local shop

converse – nordstrom rack

what i wore at the pleated poppy

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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

    Looooove the cute little polka dot cardigan! :)


  2. 2

    I love, love that you did an outfit pic in the bathroom. That is awesome. And you totally make it work. :)

  3. 3

    The polka dotted cardigan is super cute!

  4. 4

    Love the first pairing, especially the polka cardigan..so pretty! :)

  5. 5

    The first outfit is my favorite…pattern mixing is so fun!! Also, I am loving my converse, which you inspired me to get. :)

  6. 6

    Thank you for hosting! Love the selfie at Sea World! : )


  7. 7

    I love that first outfit with the polka dot card! So cute.


  8. 8

    love the polka dot sweater and the pic at sea world. thanks for hosting!

  9. 9

    I love that sweatshirt you received, how cool!! I went out and bought that pink raglan shirt from target after you posted it last time, I thought it looked comfy to wear on a little road trip we were taking! :)

  10. 10

    you’re just gorgeously adorable!
    love the zoe sweatshirt – gonna check out her site.

    : )

  11. 11

    Love the Zoe website, definitely going to order. Wondering what size you got in the sweatshirt? They don’t have a size chart. Im a size 8 generally and usually a s/m in shirts. :)

  12. 12

    Hello, thank you for the weekly party :) and really attracted with your polkadot cardigan ^^

  13. 13

    Your polka dots are adorable! As are you! ~Ann

  14. 14

    Such great outfits! You’re so cute!

  15. 15

    Thanks for the linkup. I’m new here and loving all three of your looks and especially love the polka dot cardigan.

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