Pink, Polka Dots and Panache
I’m all about pairing opposites, whether it’s in love, a meal (salad + cupcake, anyone?) or what I wear for work.
I recently fell in love with a daring pair of leather culottes by Raoul, a young brand doing incredible things with lines and textures. The culottes, a high-waisted number, let you move around effortlessly around the office without fuss and still remain a level of effortless chic.
To balance the strong textures of the lamb leather, I paired it with a tucked in polka dot sequined blouse and a roomy pink wool blazer. To complete the look, I grabbed an my black Smythe Panama tote and stepped into my cherished Gucci patent heels before heading out the door.
Oh, dear. We're only a little over a month into 2015 and this may already be my favorite outfit yet. I just can’t get over how playful the pink and polka dots look against a leather palette. ‘Til next time, Ambitionistas!
Chanel Mat Lumiere in 30
Nars Blush in Orgasm
YSL Touche Eclat in 1.5 and 4.5
T. LeClerc Powder in Abricot
Raoul leather culottes
Chloe pink wool blazer sold out but similar here (mid-price)& here (premium)
Alice and Olivia pussybow polka dot blouse similar here
Smythe Panama tote here
My favorite Gucci black patent heels similar here
Tory Burch FitBit gold bracelet
You’re looking great, Heidi! The leather culottes actually suits you, and the pink jacket is perfect! I love the polka-dots blouse, too!
Your black Smythe Panama tote bag is gorgeous! I’ve seen my neighbor with that tote bag and I’ve been jealous ever since. I like it so much. And yes, I agree, you do look great with your polka-dot and culotte ensemble 🙂
I never thought pink & polka dots look good together! Yes, Heidi, I can see why this could become your new favorite outfit, I actually like the combination myself 🙂
I haven’t tried wearing culottes before.. The one you’re wearing looks great! I wish I could dress as classy as you.
My, my.. You are indeed looking great and stunning, Heidi! I am a big fan of your fashion style, so chic and fab!
You’re definitely rockin’ that outfit Heidi, very nice and chic!
you know, I think this is a perfect combination (pink and polka-dots) this Valentine’s Day, especially for all the single days like me, out there 🙂
I would have to agree with the girls here, pink and polka dots look good together, and you’re looking more beautiful than ever 🙂
My dear, you’re looking pretty great and carefree with that pink outfit, I love it!
I think I’m liking that outfit combo, too. I never worn polka over pink coat so I might as well try it this weekend 🙂
you definitely look pretty in pink and polka Heidi, you have a more youthful glow 🙂
You really look great in everything Heidi, I personally like that combination on you! Love the girly mode 🙂
I’ve got a pink coat too, just like yours, but I think mine has silver/gray cuff links. Next time I wear it, I’ll pair it with one of my block and white polkadots and see if I can achieve your look 🙂
Oh Heidi, I think you wear these styles with great panache! I love the polka-dots under a pink coat, looks so feminine and classy 🙂
Polka dot blouse under a pink coat? Why not? I;ll try that combo in the office one of these days (I’m not really a fan of polkas, actually, but I’m willing to try). Your culottes, however, is a favorite of mine 🙂
I think this is going to be my favorite outfit of yours, too, Heidi! I sure want to copy that style, so thanks for sharing your style note essentials 🙂
I don’t have that many polka dot dresses but I’d gladly wear them when the time comes. I love how you paired with a pink coat, lovely!
I’m blow away, dear! I haven’t tried pairing polka dots with pink, I always felt black and white are meant for polka dots only.. But you proved me wrong. It’s gorgeous on you!
Oh I like this ensemble. Great pink and polka dots combination, looks a little girly but definitely gorgeous on you!
Your Chanel pink blazer is eye-catching! I have to have it, pink is my obsession! Yay!
You’re rocking that polka dots look! I love the combination!
Great combo! You look so sweet and demure 🙂 I like it
I love pairing polka dots with pink, too. This is by far the cutest outfit you’ve worn. I love it!
I own a hideous pink jacket, I don’t know how to match it with any of the clothes on my closet. Never thought of pairing it with polka dots though.. I think I may have something here..
I actually like the bag/tote! Looks kind of big but that’s the one I wanted to use for a long time, I just haven’t one that suits me perfectly and beautifully! It’s a gorgeous Smythson!
Great combo.. I have worn that style before and I like it, it looks really girly on me 🙂
I use this combination all the time. Truth is, I love pink and I like dots and stripes. I thought this go well together. and so I often pair them together and get a satisfied result 😉
I actually love wearing pink but not much on circles/polka dots. I think this is going to be a great pair, so I’ll try it also. Thanks for this lovely suggestion 🙂
You look quite amazing in that ensemble Heidi! Pink happens to be my favorite color too!
I love pink and sometimes I like polka dots, too, but not often. Haven’t tried mixing and matching this pair. Gotta try it later this weekend. You look great in pink, by the way, Heidi.
Stunning! Love Love Love your outfit from head to toe!
I’m gonna try this trend and see how it works for me. You look incredibly great in yours 🙂
This killer combo is awesome! Never tried wearing polka dots before but I would sure love when the time comes
Wearing polka dots right now, and I think I have a pink jacket to go with it. It looks perfect on you, hopefully on mine too.
I wore this combo (pink and polka dots) this New Year and I loved it. Made me feel good about myself. I thought it was a colorful way to greet the new year!
This will be my outfit comes Valentines Day. No need to wear red on that day because pink is definitely perfect! Love the combo outfit, Heidi!
Wow, you look great in pink and circles! This outfit makes you look younger.
I always thought pink and polka dots are perfect for summer, but not collectively. I love these outfit combo of yours Heidi, so chic!
Pink and polka dots.. hmm.. why not?
This is a great combo! Will try it later in the office. You look great Heidi!
Ahh, polka dots.. one of my favorite patterns. I’m loving the style you did here, Heidi.
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