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30 for 30 Winter, day 13. It’s almost time for my giveaway

19 Feb

One lucky winner will get an identical scarf personally knitted by me

A complete remix delight

Zipper surprise!

It’s all about the textures

I’d better start knitting because one more follower and I will be holding my first ever giveaway. I promised that when I hit fifty followers I would knit an identical infinity scarf as the one shown, which I can’t seem to stop wearing these days. Thank the ladies at the store who talked me into believe I needed three spools of yarn to knit one scarf. I didn’t even use up one spool completely. Yes, I have a lot of this yarn left over.

I meant to wear this lace dress with a sweater which had short sleeves but I found that winter is once again upon us in the Bay Area and it was too cold. Like the quick-change artist that I can be at times in the morning, I pulled on this shimmery coffee t-shirt underneath for what appeared to be a total disaster. Rescue came in the shape of a priority swap; what if the shirt was over the dress? And what if I added a mustard yellow belt? What if this outfit ended up totally rocking?

This is officially one of my favorite unexpected outfits. I can’t wait for the remix to be over so that I may wear it again and again and (gasp!) again!

Deets: Lace dress/Jeremy’s, rust tights/We Love Colors, shimmery coffee t-shirt/Michael Starts, mustard belt/Anthropologie, vegan brown suede boots/Munro, infinity scarf/yours truly.

 
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  1. Ofelia

    February 19, 2011 at 11:46 am

    Rocking the lace! I can’t wait to see more remixes. Lovely photos and I love how nicely wavy your hair looks!
    Have a great weekend!
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  2. Bella Q

    February 19, 2011 at 12:30 pm

    I want an infinity hat.
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  3. Emma at Daily Clothes Fix

    February 19, 2011 at 4:28 pm

    Love the woven belt and the mix of colours here. Congratulations on your followers. Well deserved indeed.
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  4. Mackenzie

    February 19, 2011 at 7:43 pm

    oh mah gah. i adore this outfit! it hits the “can’t it just be fall all year long?” in my heart :) very harvest-colored :)
    and oh man, put me on a list for such a scarf. or we could do a scarf swap? i’m quite an industrious crocheter/grandma on the inside.
    i just wanted to reiterated, it was so so so awesome to finally meet you! you are even cooler in person and my offer still stands. you+east coast (i will go wherever, even if it’s south carolina.)= we hang out, okay?! :)

     
    • Fabienne Jach

      February 23, 2011 at 6:49 am

      O-kay! I’ll keep you in the loop of my East Coast travels. A scarf swap could be totally cool! We’re gonna have to talk) xoxo

       
  5. Lee Oliveira

    February 20, 2011 at 2:24 am

    What a cute outfit.. Love the colours you have on
    I want your scarf
    Lee x

     
  6. THE-LOUDMOUTH

    February 20, 2011 at 7:52 am

    Oh my gosh, so much to say about this outfit! The belt. The tights. The zipper. The hair! Love it all. You’re so creative. Want that scarf :)
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  7. Franca

    February 20, 2011 at 10:43 am

    That lace skirt is so good! looking great!
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  8. brett

    February 20, 2011 at 5:46 pm

    ooo I want a scarf handmade by YOU!
    Brett

     
    • Fabienne Jach

      February 23, 2011 at 6:48 am

      With all this love, I want to make everyone a scarf! I wish I knitted fast, I would totally do that. Eeep!

       
  9. Elissa

    February 21, 2011 at 11:20 am

    Loving this outfit! I never would have thought to pair a woven belt (yours is gorgeous!) with a lace skirt, but it really works. And the colored tights are such a great touch!

    http://www.dresswithcourage.com

    P.S I’m your newest follower!
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    • Fabienne Jach

      February 23, 2011 at 6:47 am

      Elissa, thank you for visiting:) The outfit totally came together as a pleasant surprise, sometimes the unplanned works out after all!

       
  10. Fashnlvr

    February 21, 2011 at 11:41 am

    Love the belt, the sweater over the dress and the zipper surprise! Totally awesome! You know I love the scarf – very impressed you knitted it yourself. A first project that turned out great!
    Congrats on your followers!
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  11. Jill

    February 22, 2011 at 6:20 am

    What a great look, especially the lace dress with a black zipper. I love unexpected touches like that. Your blog is highly recommended by Sarah at Cloud of Secrets and Bella at The Citizen Rosebud so I’m following starting now!

     
  12. Gracey

    February 22, 2011 at 2:25 pm

    Very, very cute. I love the exposed zipper on that lace skirt and think you’ve put it all together very nicely. I especially like how the mustard belt picks up the lighter tones in the scarf. Very nice.
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  13. JTwisdom

    February 22, 2011 at 9:54 pm

    Hey Fabienne,

    You have outdone yourself with this outfit, so pretty. Wow you knitted that scarf, very talented. The color of the yarn in the scarf is so vibrant and the zipper on the back of that lace skirt is such a designer touch. This outfit is one of my favs of yours.
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  14. dotty

    February 23, 2011 at 7:36 am

    this is such a great mix of colors and textures!
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  15. Melissa

    February 23, 2011 at 7:40 am

    Isn’t it funny how the unexpected outfits end up being the ones we like the most? You look awesome!

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  16. Cloud of Secrets

    February 23, 2011 at 8:48 am

    What a yummy, textured orange! I wish orange looked better on me. I love how you’ve echoed it with the rich orange tights, and contrasted the bold c olor with the deep brown and bright white skirt. Yes, do wear the ensemble again and again!
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  17. Terri

    February 24, 2011 at 6:21 pm

    the belt is most wonderful.
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