April 3, 2014 - Easy Outfits, Style

Summer Preview | Splash of Color

It was a long, gray winter – even by Texas standards.  Now that warmer weather has finally arrived, it’s nice to add a splash of color to the sea of blah. Boden is helping me make my closet fun again with their happy colors and patterns.  I mean how can you feel bad when you’re wearing an outfit as happy as this?

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Boden Details [Top and Shorts c/o Boden]

Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Boden through their partnership with POPSUGAR. While I was compensated by POPSUGAR to write a post about Boden, all opinions are my own.

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  1. Oh my goodness! I am so in love with both your shorts and your striped shirt/sweater combo. Love! And your legs…well, they’re fabulous :).

  2. I love all shades of orange and coral, they are so flattering and immediately brighten up my skin – and mood 🙂
    You definitely look stunning in this Boden look, Alison. And your legs… OMG!

    Annette | Lady of Style

  3. Oh, I love this! I am a sucker for printed shorts and gingham. I just got their catalog in the mail yesterday. I’m afraid to look through it because I’m sure I will want everything and won’t be able to pick a “reasonable” amount of items. Your legs look fabulous by the way!

  4. WOW! the colours in this are glorious! Maybe it’ll help jumpstart Mother Nature out my way, as we are still deep in the throws of winter here. I am very jealous.

    I adore the mixture of stripes and gingham. Great outfit.


  5. Cute outfit! Just signed up for the challenge…can’t wait to see what you have in store for us.
    I only hope our weather here in Illinois cooperates and gets warmer soon! Anxious to start wearing shorts/capris, etc and put the sweaters and boots away for now!


  6. Very pretty! I love the coral cardi, too. I wish I was able to pull off shorts as well as you. My legs are nice and toned, but I fell uncomfortable in shorter shorts now because of my age. Thank you for showing me that a Mom with older children can look good in shorter than bermuda length shorts! I would love to see a post about how to incorporate shorter shorts into your wardrobe and do’s and don’t’s for wearing them. Maybe you have done a post like this? Hope you have a great week!

  7. Adore this mix of print and colors. And it calls back perfectly with your shoes. Love it. So fun and springy.

  8. I agree with all of the other posts. You look amazing and this outfit is just too adorable. I love outfits that make me happy and this is one of them. Also agree about a post on appropriate short lengths for different age groups. I’m 44 and cannot decide if I should go with 4 or 5″ short even though I’m in very good shape and petite. Any thoughts would be welcomed!

  9. You always look beautiful in bright colors, Alison. I love Blue and Coral. I am wearing Blue in my current post and my Coral cardigan will be in the next post.

    I hadn’t heard about Boden until the last year but so many bloggers own clothes from it and it has fun stuff. =)

  10. Hi, just wondering the color name and size that you took in the cardi from Target in this post? I found a couple on the website, but one seems too orange. Thanks.

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