the neon khaki


shirt: joe fresh // pants: gap // shoes: aldo // sunglasses: ray-ban // watch: michael kors 

One of many things I love about summer is the fact that neons are an acceptable colour. Maybe it's the 90's child in me, but there is just something so flattering and fun about neons. Although it can definitely be overdone, the key to pulling off the highlighter trend is to do it in moderation. 
A favourite of mine is pairing it with chambray, chambray just seems to be one of those magical items that goes with everything! 

In other news, the boyfriend and I are taking a road trip to Seattle & Vancouver starting Saturday and I cannot wait. I'm hoping I survive the very long drive, I'm horrible with long road trips mainly for my short attention span and queasy stomach. I've never been to Seattle, but I've heard amazing things. Anywhere that has amazing food and ahem.. COFFEE is great to me. I'm also looking forward to spending some quality time in Vancouver. The last time I went, I was only there for 24 hours, definitely not enough time to explore! 
If anyone has some suggestions of restaurants/things to do I'd really appreciate it! 

Happy Monday!



21 comments

  1. love those pants girl!

    xo Jessica
    www.NewlyLoved.com

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  2. The first photo is so jam packed with sass, LOVE IT. And love the neon pants with the chambray top, such a perfect combo
    I am so jealous you're heading to Van and Seattle!! What a fantastic roadtrip!! In Van Slickity Jims is soo awesome for breakfast, so is Cafe Medina in gastown, Templetons downtown, The Flying Pig in Yaletown, all great restaurants!

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  3. Love your pants, girl! They look PERFECT with that top.

    Also, just wanted to let you know, Jacqueline from Stylin' in St. Louis, and I are starting a weekly link-up and it goes live this Thursday! Our first theme is stripes, and we would LOVE to have you come participate :) take care, doll! Have a good week!

    xo, elle | Living in Color.

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  4. I love a good neon trouser! You're looking great in yours!

    Have fun on your road trip! Vancouver is a city I'm dying to visit!

    Bold Subtlety

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  5. Your hair is gorgeous! Lovely outfit too, not an easy colour to pull off but you do it so well!

    http://justaddcakeuk.blogspot.co.uk/

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  6. super cute look love this! ur hair looks gorgeous!

    XO Meghan

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  7. Neon khakis? That is such a fun twist! Love these pink pair :)

    The Dragonfruit Diaries

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  8. Loving these neon khaki's!

    XO,
    http://sororitygirlintherealworld.blogspot.com/

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  9. I loveeee this, I actually have the same Gap pants but in yellow they are my favy. Also have fun on your vacation =)

    XO, Adropofbliss.com

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  10. I love the shirt and the pop of colour. Cute casual look.

    Wardrobe Quarry

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  11. Wow those pants are amazing! such a great find! beautiful!

    http://jessielovesjake.blogspot.co.nz/

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  12. Hi pretty girl, I am so glad I discovered your blog! Your style is so effortless and classic, and I love how you paired your neon jeans with a chambray top. Can't wait to keep up with your cute style posts!

    Xo, Hannah

    sweetsweetnoir.net

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  13. love the pants! They are perfect!
    I agree with neons! =)
    Have a great road trip!
    xo,
    nancy

    http://adoretoadorn.blogspot.com

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  14. Loving the bright pink pants and the floral chambray...you look gorgeous girlfriend!

    Annie
    The Other Side of Gray

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  15. Love how you paired the bright pink with the chambray, a perfect look for summer. Gorge! xE

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  16. Oh cute! I love the patterned chambray for a little twist :) I live near Seattle & have a ton of ideas for you. You've probably heard it a million times but Pike Place Market is a must. The first Starbucks is there & this place called Piroshky, Piroshky that has the most amazing salmon perogies. The Seattle Art Museum is excellent & there's always shows at the Paramount & 5th Avenue Theater (which is also right near the shopping district). If you like seafood, the Crab Pot. Definitely. But if you're just craving a cheap, delicious, terrible-for-you burger, Dick's Drive In.

    Jeeze, I said a lot. I just love my Seattle :) Hope you have a great time.

    Flounces & Hubbub

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  17. An absolutely gorgeous outfit. I am loving that denim shirt with those pink pants! Such a good look. Now following you on Bloglovin as I really love your blog!
    Charlotte

    Website | Winston & Willow

    Bloglovin'

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  18. Love how you mixed two colors I would never have thought of mixing together! It totally works!

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  19. Lovely photos and beautiful look!

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