Mixin’ It Up with Rocky

Another set of outfit photos with Rocky!

Photo by Santina of Style by Santina

Rocky loves to play, and tug of war is one of his favorite games. Sometimes he’ll try to draw me into a game with his own leash. I never let him do this, but he just looked too adorable and (full disclosure here) I thought it would make for a cute photo. (Bad doggy mommy, I know!)

Tug o' war with Rocky! Photo by Santina of Style by Santina.

Tug o' war with Rocky! Photo by Santina of Style by Santina.

Anyway, back to the outfit. :) At work, we’ve got an employee exchange rack – you know, when you work at a fashion retailer, you’ve got to clear out your closet regularly to make room for the new stuff. So somebody came up with the brilliant idea of starting an exchange rack. I’ve left things on it and scored a couple of good finds – including this awesome giraffe sweater!

Photo by Santina of Style by Santina

And after browsing some fantastic fashion blogs recently, I was inspired to step outside my comfort zone and mix up a couple prints – in this case, the animal-patterned sweater with a chevron skirt.

Mixing patterns: giraffe print and chevrons. Photo by Santina of Style by Santina.

Mixing patterns: giraffe print and chevrons. Photo by Santina of Style by Santina.

I also sprinkled in some fun bracelets. The black and white one is a bracelet I picked up when I visited a friend in Senegal a few years ago.

Rocky models his scarf

Photo by Santina of Style by Santina

Experimenting with these patterns was fun – and as you can see, Rocky definitely approved. High five!

High five!

High five! Photo by Santina of Style by Santina.

Cape: Tulle via ModCloth
Shirt: Talbots via the employee exchange rack
Skirt: V for Victory Skirt, Fabulous via ModCloth
Earrings: Senegal
Bracelets: gifted (mustard & orange bangles and silver cuff) and Senegal (black & white bangle)
Tights: Hue
Shoes: Ecco via Sierra Trading Post
Purse: Cole Haan Valise Archer leather satchel via Rue La La

Photos by Santina of Style by Santina.

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7 thoughts on “Mixin’ It Up with Rocky

  1. Pingback: Posing with Rocky
    • Me too! Seriously, I just need you to be my personal photographer always. :)

      And yeah, figured I might as well push my fashion boundaries. I did a lot of experimentation when I started working at ModCloth, but I think more recently I’d fallen into too much of a pattern again. So it’s nice to try something new (for me)!

  2. Well Well Well…. Look at your rockin’ the mixed prints.
    And seriously HIGH FIVES from you pooch is just beyond adorable….

    Thanks so much for coming by Little Miss Mama and showing some comment Love on my choices for The Good, The Bad and The Beautiful from the Golden Globes.

    Come by anytime, and if you have not already, I woulnd’t want you missing my current Giveaway, ends in a few days.

    http://www.littlemissmama.com/2012/01/new-year-calls-for-giveaway.html

    XO
    Tairalyn

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