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Colorphile Series: Reader Submissions!

Needing a color pick-me-up today? Feast your eyes on the following phenomenal readers’ outfits! Thank you, my fellow color crooners, for joining in and submitting. I hope more of you will get the inspiration bug next time and join in too!

To start us off, the lovely Maigen from La Conception des Femmes submitted the following color party:

The “if…then..” Anthropologie pillow, Maigen’s Inspiration

Execution: Maigen’s Wearing-Charming Charlie scarf
Anthro turquoise drop earrings {old}
Target bracelet {old}
American Eagle straight jeans
Anthro beaded wallet {old}
Michael Kors platforms {old}

P.S. TOTALLY want that pillow now. Nicely done, Maigen! How can you not be inspired by such a color feast?!? Thank you buckets.

Next, the ever talented Rachel from Shoes and Sewing. An older favorite pair of patterned shoes….

Rachel’s Inspiration: Steve Madden “Magnolia” shoes

Execution: Rachel’s Wearing- Blouse-Handmade, Skirt- F21, Belt- Walmart, Shoes- Steve Madden “Magnolia”.

Such bright, fun color! Did you do a double-take on that blouse? She HANDMADE it, ladies. For the love… I need your genius sewing fingers, for a week or so. Please send, ASAP. Thanks so much!

Next, reader Lauren sent in her inspiration….a bottle of perfume.

Lauren’s Inspiration: Benefit Perfume “So Hooked on Carmella”

Execution: Laura’s Wearing- All Anthropologie: Little Hills Tank
Pilcro Straight Ankle Chinos in gold
Wrinkled Grandpa Cardigan in purple
Silken Petals Necklace
Belle Star Boots

Lauren, those colors are to die for. I think I was grown inside a womb swathed in those colors because they speak sweet color-love to me. Thanks so much for sharing and being inspired yourself!

Next up, the woman who burns the midnight oil every Monday night so that us Anthro-druggies get our sale fix come Tuesday morn….the fearless and fabulous Roxy from Effortless Anthropologie. Turns out I wasn’t the only one inspired by the colors green, coral and pool. So glad I’ve a color comrade!

Inspiration: Green, pool, coral, from my post here

Execution: Roxy’s Wearing: Dress: Kate Spade Solar Miriam Dress (also available here)
Belt: Anthropologie Transmissions Belt
Shoes: J.Crew Valentina Pumps
Bag: Madewell the contrast mini mailbag
Earrings: Anthropologie Imperial Posts
Sunnies: Ray-Ban New Wayfarers. Follow her super-rockin’ outfits here

This outfit just oozes summer spirit, doesn’t it? That tiny pop of color on her lobes and the piping on the bag…sweet icing on a summer cake. Thanks so much for your submission, Roxy!

Another Color Comrade finding inspiration from my green, pool, and coral pic is the ever witty and well-dressed Sara, from That Damn Green Dress.

Inspiration: Green, pool, coral

Execution: Sara’s Wearing- Top: Anthropologie Scalloped Strings tank
Skirt: Anthropologie Broken Pleats skirt
Belt: Forever 21
Clarks sandals
thrifted cardigan

Sara and I could well-have been born from the same egg when it comes to color. I always love seeing what fabulousness her eyes have put together and this outfit was no exception. Luvit. (love it).

Color Comrade Courtnee from the fashionable blog Moments of Whimsy also was stirred by the green-coral-pool trifecta. See?

Execution: Courtnee’s Wearing – Blouse- Beaming Flora blouse- Anthropologie
Jeans-Mossimo Skinny-Target
Shoes-Franco Sarto-Macy’s

Courtnee, your shoes are giving me straight-up hot flashes! This outfit is gorgemous. Thanks for joining in!

Color lover Tamara got bit by the Pinterest bug (who hasn’t, right?!) and was inspired by the following photo:

Tamara’s Inspiration: source

Execution: Tamara’s Wearing – Top- Anthropologie Bit of Pearl Blouse, Shirt- Downeast Basics, Jeans -JC Penney, Shoes-Target, Necklace and Earrings-Burlington Coat Factory (refashioned by me), Sunnies- Delia’s, and Hairclip- Whippy Cake.

I love the floral find on her feet, paying homage to the inspiration subject and the pop of fun in her hair. Well done, Tamara! Thank you ever so much for participating!

And one from yours truly. My stomach had full control of this one.

Inspiration: Roasted tomatoes and peppers

Execution. I’m Wearing: Pants-Anthropologie AG Stevie Ankle, Top-J.Crew, Cardi-BR Factory, Necklace-Anthropologie Rotary Dial, Shoes-Anthropologie

Hope you have all been carried away in color and felt inspired to go and put together some new combinations ASAP! Inspiration waits for no one.

Do me a fave, pop on the comments and show the ladies some love? Next time, I hope to see the rest of you on here too. Thanks again to all my submitters. You. Rock.

xoxo Molly


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