25 February 2009 – Noisy Split

February 25th, 2009 § 2 comments


25 February 2009 – Noisy Split, originally uploaded by academichic.


  • Orange cardigan – Forever 21, remixed
  • Blue-green top – Banana Republic
  • Denim Skirt – Old Navy, remixed
  • Bella Band – gift from A. and S.
  • Red Wedges – DSW, remixed
  • Square earrings – gift from the husband, found a little stand in Austin

End Notes:

I’ve been something of a slacker for this week’s color wheel challenge, but I’m trying to make up for it today with this split complementary outfit. The combination of orange cardigan and blue-green top toes the line of a pairing that I would have made prior to our Fashion 101 series. But I would have never, ever thought to wear my red wedges with this. They’re unexpected, and I love how it makes the whole outfit a little bit quirkier. It’s a cheerful, casual — albeit a bit noisy — look, perfect for a day of a running errands and revising a paper.


Square Earrings, originally uploaded by academichic.

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§ 2 Responses to 25 February 2009 – Noisy Split"

  1. Sal says:

    Love it. And the brown tights are a fantastic, unexpected neutral choice.

  2. [...] As I was reminded when I looked at my outfits from February, split complements can be one of the boldest color mixes out there, certainly suitable for superhero [...]

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