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Wearing black and white, but feeling blue.



I wore this outfit a day before Christmas. I think I was inspired by an all white outfit that I saw Idu (from fashionably Idu) wear. I thought to myself, why not wear something white myself? I remembered this vintage skirt that used to be too big for me, but since I gained weight, it fits just perfectly. Anyhow, I came up with this (predominately) black and white look. It was a nice enough outfit, the only problem was that I was too hot. Yes, it was about 16 degrees in Mostar. In fact, that is the reason why my coat isn't buttoned up on most of these photos- I'm not the type to unbutton my coat just to show what I'm wearing underneath. My low tolerance to cold is legendary. However, the Winter has been very mild lately. I probably wouldn't have been cold even if I didn't wear a coat. I might have mentioned that I celebrated Christmas in Mostar, as I usually do.  Yesterday I went to Split but I returned to Mostar earlier today. I'm a bit tired, so I'll keep this post short.  Tomorrow I might return to my chatty self.

Ovu sam kombinaciju nosila na Badnji dan. Mislim da me nadahnula potpuno bijela kombinacija koju je nosila Idu ( sa bloga fashionably Idu). Rekla sam si, zašto ne bi i ja nosila nešto bijelo? Sjetila sam se ove vintage suknje koja mi je bila prevelika, ali otkako sam se udebljala, sasvim mi je dobra veličina. Uglavnom, tako je ispala  ova (pretežno) crno bijela kombinacija. Bila je skroz u redu, samo je problem bio što mi je bilo prevruće. Da, vruće jer je u Mostaru je bilo oko 16 stupnjeva. To je razlog zašto mi na većini fotografija nije zakopčan kaput. Nisam tip koji bi otkopčao kaput samo da se vidi što nosim ispod jer imam jako nisku toleranciju na niske temperature. No, ova zima je zasada jako blaga. Vjerojatno mi ne bi bilo hladno čak i da nisam nosila kaput.  Božić sam (kao što sam vjerojatno i napisala) slavila u Mostaru, jučer sam išla za Split, a danas sam se već vratila, tako da sam umorna i neću duljiti. Sutra se možda raspišem.




























scarf/šal: accessories
turtleneck/dolčevita: I don't remember (maybe terranova)
skirt/suknja: vintage
boots and bag/ čizme i torba: not branded, nisu markirane


Comments

  1. You look amazing :)

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  2. White skirt for winter? Good idea!

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  3. Dear Ivana, it looks like summer in Mostar! Wow, the sky is so blue and 16 degrees is really warm! Here in Bavaria it is neither very cold and fortunately often warm enough to forego socks :) You got a great inspiration through Idu, I really love the white skirt and how you combined it!
    Hopefully you had wonderful Christmas!
    xx from Bavaria/Germany, Rena
    www.dressedwithsoul.com

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  4. Happy new year..enjoy.
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  5. This is a comfy layered outfit, and your colourblocked bag looks great! I'm a fan of white I just don't wear much of it, you look lovely here. Wishing you a very Happy New Year, Ivana!
    FASHION TALES

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  6. You look pretty.

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  8. Oh very cute coordinate darling
    xx

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  9. You look gorgeous in this outfit, I love your white skirt :-) Have a great fun on NYE :-)

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  10. Nice coat and skirt:) You are so beautiful Dear:)
    kisses:*

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  11. Il B&W è sempre così chic, non si può sbagliare!
    I hope you enjoyed your holiday and you looking forward to the new year!
    Kisses, Paola.
    Expressyourself

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  12. Splendido look, il cappottino è fantastico!
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  13. Pretty outfit!
    Happy Holidays!
    Gil Zetbase
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  14. That's a cute outfit :) Hope you're already back to your chatty self!

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  15. amazing phtoos _

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  16. Black and white is always good!

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  17. Dear Ivana, I loved the outfit, black and white and a pop of color are always great colors to combine! Loved the coat, the top, the skirt and boots and the bag is lovely! You look very beautiful and full of stile! I am like you, I am not someone who opens the coat to show what's underneath if it's cold. But sometimes, when it's warmer, I do. I remember the photos I shared in February and March this year, on 2 long trips and my coats were always closed - only the scarves showed :) But that's fine, we don't want to catch a cold :) But I liked that you showed your top, cause it's lovely! I hope you have an amazing new year's eve and 2017 - may you do what you like, paint, show Mostar and Split, and share outfits - do what you love and we will love that as well! Many hugs!
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    1. yes, we don't want to catch a cold, not even in the name of style.

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  18. Baš sam pre koji minut bila kod Idu na blogu i rekla joj koliko volim belu zimi :) Definitivno ste me obe inspirisale da joj dam prednost ovih dana :) Mnogo mi se sviđa kombinacija sunkje i rolke, deluje kao da je haljina u pitanju. Baš je ušuškano, udobno, a opet elegantno :) Znači ni kod tebe nema zime. Što se mene tiče, može da potraje ovako. Samo se nadam da neće onda naglo zahladiti kad se približi proleće... Nadam se da si došla k sebi :)

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    1. ovdje je zahladilo danas, čim je okrenulo na buru, odmah se smrzavam, ali dobro mora nekad zima doći:)

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  19. You look so classy. Love the bag! xx

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  20. Love the combination of outfit! Very stylish and elegant look, Ivana!

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  21. Love that skirt.

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  22. The black & white outfit turned out super cute! :)
    LA VEINE

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  23. Mi smo ovdje isto uživali par dana na suncu, ali je jučer popodne zapuhala bura i odmah druga priča - totalno smrzavanje :) iako ću uvijek rađe birati to umjesto dosadne kiše...Ova kombinacija mi je baš prava zimsko blagdanska, super te za promjenu malo vidjeti i u bijelom, sviđa mi se suknja! :)

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    1. hvala, da bijelo je baš lijepa promjena, ne znam zašto ga ne nosim češće.

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  24. Hi Ivana! :) I wish that here, in Poland was the same sunny weather as in Mostar, here where I live, there was no snow at all, but everyday you can feel very frezzing air, so warm jackets or coat are must-haves ;) What about your post, sorry to hear that you feel a little bit tired, I think that most of us feel the same way after Christmas ;) Moreover, I love your black and white outfit, you look really stylish in this timeless combination of colors, dear :)

    I wish you an amazing NYE and happy New Year, dear Ivana!
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  25. Sviđa mi se crno bijela kombinacija, i odlična mi je bijela vintage suknja na crne čarape i kaput:)

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  26. Your dress is great - I really like the pattern on it and yes, you are right white colour is soooo pretty. One of the things which caught my attention is your handbag - it's absolutely fantasic. Kisses - Margot :)

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  27. You look lovely! I also have a low tolerance to cold and I get fed up of wearing so many layers in Winter! I prefer the warmer months :) Happy New Year Ivana! :) xx

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  28. Prelepo izgledaš! Suknja je božanstvena, veoma ženstvena i to u divnoj beloj boji. Šal je sjajan dodatak, a i torba je veoma interesantna.
    Wow, 16 stepeni, pa maltene proleće! Divota prava!
    Pusica

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  29. Amazing look! Love your white skirt. You look so pretty, dear Ivana!
    xxxxx Nadine

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  30. "Yes, it was about 16 degrees in Mostar." - i cant wait to have such temperatures in my region - i will finally wear again a skirt in public...!

    i like your black and white style a lot, specially these huge scarf is an eyecatcher.

    Jennifer
    http://jennifer-femininundmodisch.blogspot.de/2017/02/chic-auer-haus-goldenes-schmuckstuck.html

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