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Even though Valentine’s Day is over that does not mean we have to stop wearing clothing with hearts on it! This post features my outfit from Valentine’s Day and how I took a feminine piece of clothing and added some edge to it!

If you know me and have been following The Poppy Skull, you will know that I do not wear a lot of super girly-girly outfits. My style has never been super girly but over the years I have found ways to incorporate more feminine pieces into my style. One of the fun parts of fashion is finding a piece of clothing you like but might not normally wear, and adding your own twist to it!

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I purchased this bright hearts sweater from Delia’s many years ago. I knew I wanted to wear it on Valentine’s Day but I wanted to add my own edge to it. To add some edge to this shrunken hearts sweater, I paired it with some leather pants and black studded boots. I also added a white tank top underneath the sweater. As for accessories, I wore a Betsey Johnson skull necklace and a brand new Betsey Johnson skull bangle that my boyfriend gave me for Valentine’s Day! I love this new bracelet so much and it is going to pair very well with many of my outfits!

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This sweater is not only great to wear during the month of February but it will also be great to wear in the spring! I was a bit chilly at times wearing this sweater since it is a shrunken sweater with three-quarter sleeves. It will be a lot more fun to style in the spring when it is warmer out!

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Do not be afraid to try and wear a new piece of clothing that might be slightly out of your comfort zone. I do not wear a lot of pink or clothing with hearts all over it. However, I really like this sweater and found a way to customize it with my own personal style. Next time you see an item in a store that might be unusual for you to wear, take a few minutes to think about how you could incorporate it into your own style before you walk away from it!

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Shrunken Sweater-Delia’s

Tank Top- Forever 21

Pants- Material Girl

Boots- Mossimo Supply Co.

Necklace and Bracelet- Betsey Johnson

-Caroline 🙂

 

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