Darling With An Edge

 Style Guide: When wearing a look with multiple colors, try wearing two items of clothing of the same color (like I did with my boots and belt), to make the look cohesive.

Hi loves!! Lately I’ve found myself gravitating towards the pairing of feminine and masculine clothing pieces. A year ago, I never would have worn combat boots with a vintage midi skirt and blouse but my style is constantly evolving and I kinda love this marriage of trends. Do you like to add some edge to otherwise feminine looks? And how?
Blouse: Forever 21 (similar)
Belt: H&M (similar)
Midi Skirt: Vintage (similar)
Combat Boots: Delia’s (similar)
Clutch: Thrifted (similar
Tortoise Chain Link Necklace: Van Heusen (similar)
Thanks for stopping by and reading!



  1. February 27, 2013 / 6:01 AM

    Wow I really loved how you styled this – the colors look great! New follower here! Hope you can check out my blog and follow back! x, Kat

    Love and Ace

  2. February 27, 2013 / 9:28 AM

    Hi I am a new follower to your lovely blog and found you through Whatever, Whenever Wednesday. I would love it if you follow me back

    my blog: http://www.wilsontom.blogspot.com

  3. February 27, 2013 / 12:16 PM

    Seriously your outfits always make me smile! You wear bright colors so beautifully… that blouse is such a gorgeous shade!

    Pearls & Paws

  4. February 27, 2013 / 1:36 PM

    Love that skirt!!! You look lovely as usual!

  5. February 27, 2013 / 3:48 PM

    Girl, you can wear bright colors like no other!! This vintage skirt is TDF!!! You and your outfits brighten my days!!! Thanks for linking up, lady.

    • February 28, 2013 / 6:14 PM

      aww thanks Shanna! I'm getting that a lot lately lol. you're so sweet!

  6. February 27, 2013 / 4:44 PM

    I LOVE this skirt! I'm with you that it looks great with the combat boots, too. I like feminine, but sometimes, it just feels too sickly sweet for my personal taste, so I love adding a little leather or something else unexpected so it's not too conservative. Great combination!

  7. February 27, 2013 / 4:45 PM

    Blog hopping from WIWW – love the skirts and wearing them with the boots – great idea!

  8. February 27, 2013 / 4:46 PM

    I just thrifted a similar looking skirt. You rocked it!! Looks fabulous with the bright colours. Can't wait to try mine out (I have a nasty habit of thrifting things that don't quite fit in an attempt to motivate myself to lose weight)

  9. February 27, 2013 / 5:26 PM

    I'm loving you in that color, and your skirt is gorgeous!! Such a fun outfit. Also, your photos look really crisp and nice! Looks like you got a handle on the camera 🙂

  10. February 27, 2013 / 6:30 PM

    Oh… I love the bright lip! And all the color! It's great! I'm so ready for winter to be over so I can work some color in again!

    • February 28, 2013 / 6:18 PM

      thank you girl! i just love color! wear it now, maybe it'll rush spring along! haha!

  11. February 27, 2013 / 6:32 PM

    You always wear such great colors. I like the combat boots with the midi skirt! What is your go-to hair product when you do a twist out?

    • February 28, 2013 / 6:48 PM

      aww thank you Cheryl!! i just love playing in color! I would say shea moisture CES & cantu leave in mixed with good ol jojoba oil lol. ive kept it pretty simple lately 🙂

  12. February 27, 2013 / 8:44 PM

    This outfit is something I'd wear so you know I love everything from top to bottom!

  13. February 27, 2013 / 10:00 PM

    I have to admit I love boots with everything. When I was younger (ahem) I used to even wear them with my bikini! So boots to me are great no matter what you're wearing.

    Those colours just jump off the screen. Also your photos are looking great : )


    • February 28, 2013 / 6:53 PM

      i did too! boots are my all new fave! i've been trying some new things and i've loved the outcome, thanks so much!

  14. February 27, 2013 / 10:13 PM

    Your beautiful pop of color was just what I needed on this dreary day! Love it.:)

    • February 28, 2013 / 6:57 PM

      thank you so much Rebecca, it's actually too big haha, but i used a skinny belt to save the day!

  15. February 27, 2013 / 11:29 PM

    Great skirt gorge color on u

  16. February 28, 2013 / 12:38 AM

    I adore your styling! love the boots, I totally need a pair and the colors with your complexion are a winner!

  17. February 28, 2013 / 1:08 AM


    You are rocking this look! It always amazes me when I start pairing things together and think the very same thing…A year ago, I would have never worn this.


    • February 28, 2013 / 6:57 PM

      thanks Serena! i know girl, i love how style continues to change 🙂

  18. February 28, 2013 / 1:14 AM

    Bright colors are in and you are right, this is a darling outfit!! Love it! You are too cute! 🙂

    • February 28, 2013 / 6:58 PM

      they are! I'm pretty sure I'll always include a pop of color in my looks for life! lol, thanks so much Joni!

  19. February 28, 2013 / 2:13 AM

    I just love this! I feel the same- I've been gravitating toward masculine with feminine touches too! Great color!

  20. February 28, 2013 / 9:01 PM

    oh Chioma you wear colourful outfits so sooo well! this is perfect from head to toe! xx

  21. March 2, 2013 / 4:00 AM

    i ADORE this!!!! such a cute skirt.

  22. March 26, 2013 / 12:51 AM

    Oh my goodness! I'm just reading this post and I talked about the same exact thing (same color boot and belt) in one of my posts. I love doing this with my outfits because it makes me feel very put together. Great minds think alike :)!