October 14, 2012 - Easy Outfits, Style

Red Denim + Floral Scarf

The Red Denim Diaries – Part One

This is the first post in my four-part series “The Red Denim Diaries”.  I love these jeans so much that they get a whole series of posts paying homage to their greatness.  My hubby got them for me as a birthday present.  He has great taste.  When I first saw them, I wasn’t 100% in love with them or sure that I would even wear them.  Now they’re a wardrobe staple that get put into rotation at least twice a week.  I’m surprised at just how versatile they are.  The red/burgandy color is perfect for fall.


[Beige Cardigan:  Target, Orange T-Shirt:  Old Navy, Red Denim:  Joe’s Jeans at Nordstrom, Floral Scarf:  Old Navy, Heels:  Zappos, Belt:  Target, Earrings:  Target, Watch:  New York & Co.]

This is the first time I’ve worn heels in a very long time!  I decided to get a little gussied up for church.  Couldn’t wait to get home and get those puppies off and my flats back on.

Definitely one of my favorite scarves I’ve ever owned.  I picked this up at Old Navy last year.  The colors scream fall!  Read Part Two of The Red Denim Diaries to see how I paired them with a chambray shirt and scarf.

It’s Your Turn:  Does your hubby ever buy clothes for you?  If so, do you usually love them or hate them?

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39 Comments

  • I love this combo! The pink is so pretty! I wish it was still a little warm in Minneapolis so I could sneak in a bit of summer into my Fall wardrobe!

    Blessings!!!

    Rubi
    lilyamongthornsblog.blogspot.com

    • PrettyOn

      Thanks Rubi! That’s the great thing about Texas (or maybe it isn’t), I get to transition a lot of my summer clothes and keep wearing them. Have a wonderful day!

      Alison

  • Love this whole look, and you are so right. Red jeans are definitely a closet staple! My husband doesn’t do so well in the clothing department, but he has bought me so really great boots and purses. Heather

    • PrettyOn

      Thanks Heather! Boots and purses are great gifts. Glad he does well in that department. 🙂

  • I adore my red jeans–but I think I put them away for summer. Now I need to fetch them out again. I’m also loving coated denim. Have you tried that yet?

    Nicole
    http://www.momtrends.com/2012/10/fall-boots-and-tights/

    • PrettyOn

      Hi Nicole! I have not tried coated denim yet but I’d love a pair in black. They have a leather look without being too over the top.

  • love those shoes! and pants
    Xo Megan

  • CC

    Love the scarf! I have a pair of plum skinnies that are one of my faves for fall. 😉 They are just so much more fun than blue jeans. 🙂
    And, no, my hubby doesn’t buy me clothes. Which is a very good thing. 😉 He does however, happily let me buy my own which is much better in my book. 🙂

    • PrettyOn

      LOL! You couldn’t be more right about that.

  • I love your red pants!! I need a pair myself 🙂

    http://www.mythriftychic.com

  • So cute! My husband has great taste so when he buys me things I always love them!

    • PrettyOn

      That’s awesome Katie!

  • I love the idea of doing a styling series around 1 piece.. super smart! I can’t wait to see what else you pair them with – they look super good on you!
    xoxo,
    Nikki at http://www.bedazzlesafterdark.com

    • PrettyOn

      Thanks Nikki!

  • I love coloured jeans but as of yet have not been game enough to wear them. The way you’ve styled them here looks so pretty, I might just have to give it a try! 😀

    • PrettyOn

      Yes, you should try them. I wasn’t sure about them either but am so glad my hubby made me take the plunge!

  • Alison, this is soooo cute!
    Love your color jeans…perfect scarf & heels!
    Too bad they weren’t too comfy cuz they look great!

    • PrettyOn

      Thanks Jeannie! I used to be able to wear heels all the time, the closer I get to 40, the less I can tolerate them!

  • I love these colors together. Very unique.

    Visiting from Monday MIngle.
    Daphne.
    http://fashiondivamommy.blogspot.com/2012/10/who-is-wearing-kika_15.html

  • Love these, I just bought a pair of red pants yesterday!

    Thanks for YOLOing with us,
    Carly
    http://www.lipglossandcrayons.com

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    Have a great day : )

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  • I need a pair of red jeans! Those are the perfect color too!

  • nicholl

    i loveeee red pants!

    Have a great night! Stop by nichollvincent.blogspot.com and say hello! xo

  • I just got a pair of red jeans in that color and am looking for ideas on how to mix them into my wardrobe. You’ve already showed me one I wouldn’t have thought of!

  • Love your outfit! I’m not usually the biggest fan of red but this combo is super cute.

    XOXO
    Ashley
    sistersinthenyc.blogspot.com

  • I love this look, especially the scarf. It is very well put together. Your blog is so well put together!(:

    Xoxo
    Kiki

    glammedbytarin.blogspot.com

    • PrettyOn

      Thanks Kiki!

  • Great jeans! And I love the colors you’ve paired them with in your outfit.

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  • I love the fun colors of this outfit!

    Diana
    http://www.picturesand1000words.blogspot.com

  • Nice! Talk about a husband who can pick a trend. 🙂 I’m pretty sure my boyfriend would be lost if he tried to pick out clothes for me, haha.

  • LOVE the outfit!

    ✰Transatlantic Blonde✰

    • PrettyOn

      Thanks Melaina! Hope you’re having a great week.

  • Great colors, and that scarf is so pretty! How sweet that your husband bought those colored jeans for you!

    • PrettyOn

      Thanks Stephanie! Yes, I think I’ll keep him. 🙂

  • Those red jeans look fabulous on you. Way to carry them right into fall! Gorgeous scarf.

  • LOVE red denim and that scarf is gorgeous!

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