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HOW TO STYLE A NAVY SUIT FOR SPRING? OUTFIT PROPOSAL & TIPS

EN In my last post, I've wrote about sustainable ways to celebrate Easter and today I'll show you what I wore for Easter. Typically I like to wear dresses for Easter day, but this year I decided to suit up. You have already seen a part of my Easter outfit in my last post, mainly the white linen folklore shirt I bought a few years ago (from a nice Croatian lady who specializes in making traditional and folklore garments). I believe you know that I have a thing for traditional and folklore clothing. As for the rest of my Easter styling, I shopped my closet to pick up this navy blazer. I paired it with navy flares I originally bought to wear to work. Good thing that my personal style isn't a casual one, and I actually enjoy wearing business/ formal wear I buy for work. If you look closely, you'll see that the blazer and the pants are not the same shade of navy blue, but slightly different. This blazer isn't actually a part of a suit, but often I like to create my own 'suit' looks from non matching blazers and pants. It's one of my tricks for making the most out of my closet.  

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Ciao, tutti! Se ricordate ho scritto dei modi sostenibili per celebrare la Pasqua nel mio ultimo post e oggi vi mostrerò il mio outfit Pasqua. In genere posso dire che preferisco indossare vestiti per la Pasqua, ma quest'anno ho deciso di indossare un completo blu scuro e provare ‘il suit look’. Siete già visti una parte del mio abito pasquale nel mio ultimo post, principalmente la camicia di lino bianco che ho comprato anni fa (da una carina signora croata che fa abiti tradizionali e folcloristici). Credo che sapete che adoro i abiti tradizionali?). Che dire di resto del mio look pasquale? Ho trovato questo blazer navy nel mio armadio. L'ho abbinato con i pantaloni blu che ho comprato per indossare al lavoro. Meno male che il mio  stile personale non è molto casuale, e cosi posso sempre indossare anche i miei look da ufficio diciamo. In realita, mi piace indossare questo tipo di look business e spesso indosso capi che compro per lavoro anche durante il mio tempo libero. Se guardate da vicino, vedrete che il blazer e i pantaloni non sono della stessa tonalità del blu navy. Questo blazer non è in realtà una parte di un completo, ma spesso mi piace creare un completo nel capi diversi, per esempio un blazer e pantaloni non coordinati. È uno dei miei trucchi/modi per usare al massimo il mio armadio diciamo.



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MY FAVOURITE TIPS FOR  FINDING THE RIGHT SUIT 

First you need to figure out what kind of suit looks best on you. Besides trying on clothes, you can also find this out by observing outfits you wore in the past and understanding your body type. A good thing about having a fashion blog is that your digital closet is just a click away. However, even those who don't keep have a fashion blog probably have some photographs to consult. I would say that the best way to figure out what works for you is to shop your own closet. This applies to any style really. In case of formal wear, you probably already have a blazer or a pair of pencil trousers in your closet. Why not try these items on and see how the fit feels? Shopping our closets has many advantages. If you really don't have anything in your closet in terms of formal wear, then hit the shops and try out different suits models and keep looking until you find your thing. Another good tip is to find a celebrity who has a similar body type and style to yours, and then stalk her/him outfits online. In your defense, you can always that imitation is the most sincere form of flattery. Naturally, you don't need to copy anyone's outfit, but seeing what looks good on someone with a similar body type can be helpful. It goes beyond saying that it pays off to follow a blogger with a similar style to yours or a style you want to emulate. Not to mention that fashion bloggers typically offer useful styling and shopping tips.


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MOJI OMILJENI SAVJETI ZA PRONALAŽENJE IDEALNOG ODIJELA

Prvo trebati shvatiti kakav vam tip odijela najbolje stoji. Osim isprobavanja odjeće, možete to ustanoviti i tako što ćete pregledati odjevne kombinacije koje ste nosili u prošlosti, a također je bitno i razumijete svoj oblik tijela. Dobra stvar kod posjedovanja modnog bloga je da je vaš digitalni ormar udaljen samo jedan klik. No, čak i oni koji nemaju modni blog vjerojatno imaju neke fotografije koje mogu konzultirati. Rekla bi da je najbolji način da shvatite što vam odgovara to da kupujete iz svoga ormara. To se odnosi na bilo koji stil. U slučaju formalne odjeće vjerojatno već imate neki sako ili hlače ravnog kroja u svom ormaru. Zašto ih ne isprobati i vidjeti kako se osjećate u njima? Kupovina  u našim vlastitim ormarima ima puno prednosti. Ukoliko doista nemate ništa u svojim ormarima što spada u poslovnu odjeću ili se može iskoristiti kao odijelo, onda otiđite u trgovine i isprobajte što više modela odijela i tražite dok ne pronađete što vam odgovara. Drugi dobar savjet je pronaći poznatu osobu koja ima slični tip tijela i stil kao i vi, pa onda pregledavati njene odjevne kombinacije na netu. Naravno, ne morate kopirati ničije odjevne kombinacije, ali ako vidite što izgleda dobro na nekome sa sličnim tipom tijela to vam može pomoći. Podrazumijeva se da je dobro pratiti blogera sa sličnim stilom kao vaš, ili sa stilom koji želite usvojiti. Ne treba ni spominjati da modni blogeri obično imaju korisne savjete o stilu ili kupovini.


SUITS ARE EASY TO STYLE, ESPECIALLY IN SPRING TIME
Another thing I love about suits is that they are so easy to dress up and down, especially in spring. All you need to make a suit more elegant is a nice hairdo and shoes. Accessories are always a good way to glam up any look as well. Generally speaking, spring is a busy season in terms of social events, so opting for a suit can save you a lot of thinking. I dressed up this suit look with a nice hairdo and accessories. To accessorize this rather simple outfit, I wore a statement necklace and a scarf. Once it got hotter (later on) in the day, I took my navy blazer off. Initially, I had worn the scarf around my waist as a belt for the blazer and but later on I styled it as a regular scarf. I like how this combinations looks like as well. 

This Croatian folklore shirt looks lovely worn with pants. I sometimes pair it with jeans for a casual look. Folklore clothing, both the authentic and inspired one, always looks fresh to my eyes. Authentic folklore garments are gems, but I also like fashion inspired by folklore and traditional clothing (not all of it, but most of it). Folklore is a part of our culture and history really. We should treasure it as such. I'm happy to see there are so many folklore enthusiast in the world. Many fashion designers look to traditional garments for inspiration. Are you inspired by folklore? 




That would be all for today. Now, you can tell me what do you think about my Easter outfit. Thank you for reading. Have a lovely day! 

Finisce il post, allora potete dirmi come vi piace il mio outfit di Pasqua. Grazie  per il vostro visito e buona giornata! 

To je sve za danas. Sada mi možete reći što mislite o mojoj odjevnoj kombinaciji ua Uskrs. Hvala na posjeti i želim vam ugodan dan!

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  1. Oh I love this navy suit look! So fresh and fun for spring. You look great!

    Allie of
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  2. Love how you styled this! Looking so chic and stylish

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  3. I love your Easter outfit! The navy suit looks amazing on you and I love how you tied the scarf around your waist!

    x Kara | http://karascloset.net

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  4. Это очень элегантно выглядит! и женственно!

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  5. Suits are so perfect! I love a androgyne style with heels.

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  6. Such a classic look and navy is a must in the closet! The Croatian folklore shirt can be worn in so many ways. So perfect with the navy pants.

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  7. I love the idea of a suit 4 an occasion like this an even better is when the pieces didn't come together.
    You always do such a great job of incorporating interesting items into your outfit, Ivana just like that folklore shirt
    XOXO
    Jodie

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    1. thank you Jodie, I like to match things that don't seem to match at first.

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  8. The set was beautiful in you, I liked this disassociate of the profession :)

    XoXo
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  9. You look gorgeous in your navy suit Ivana!

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  10. Nice post. I like the way you paired the blazer with those flared pants. It looks great on you.

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  11. I love your navy suit and how you tied your scarf around it. What I love the most is your statement necklace. It really adds some depth and completes your ensemble beautifully.

    xo, Maria
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    1. Thank you Maria. Statement necklaces are a great way to jazz up any look.

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  12. What a lovely modern way to wear a traditional shirt! I like the colour the scarf adds to your outfit and you look very stylish and pulled together :)

    Hope your week is going well :)

    Away From The Blue

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  13. OMG Ivana! This is so chic! I love the suit. Great styling! :)

    xoxo, rae
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  14. Thanks a lot :D

    I really love Suits, my friend. nice tips :D

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  15. I love your navy suit - especially those flares!

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  16. Such a beautiful suit! You look very stylish and I like how you combined it with that scarf, both ideas are so cool!
    Have a wonderful day:)

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  17. Your outfit does really look good on you, dear! :-) And I aggree, to have a style blog (or at least see photos of yourself in a particular look) helps a lot!
    I hope you had happy easter days!!!
    Hugs, dearest Ivana!
    XOX Traude
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  18. Your folklore blouse is absolutely beautiful. I'm wearing a modern interpretation I found in a charity shop, I'd love to be lucky enough to find one with some heritage behind it. I love your hair like that, too!
    xxx

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  19. First of all, how cool that you are composing your posts in two languages! I struggle with just one! lol. You look lovely and I your suit is fabulous!

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    1. this one is in three languages, I typically do it just in one because it is so time consuming.

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  20. You can't go wrong with a great suit! The look is always so crisp and chic. This is a great choice as a style departure from the dresses you usually favor for Easter and you look marvelous.I like creating my own suits from separates in my closet. There is a certain satisfaction that one can take from finding new and different ways to wear pieces we already own and it also makes them feel fresh and new again.

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  21. Śliczny kostium, jesteś bardzo zgrabna! :)

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  22. what a cool outfit!!

    I really love it!!!

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  23. Wow, you look amazing! I love it how you wear the suit <3

    Happy weekend, kisses

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  24. Oh very cute outfit darling
    xx

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  25. That navy "suit" shows off your slim figure to perfection, Ivana! If you hadn't pointed it out, I'd never had guessed it wasn't actually a suit, nor the difference in colour. I also love the Croatian folklore shirt! xxx

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  26. Cute look.
    xx
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  27. Wow! You look great in a suit. Also, I´m in love with your black shoes! Nice pics, I have really enjoyed this post.
    Kisses from https://sophisticatedmeblog.blogspot.com/

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  28. You have a good eye at spotting the suit with the perfect shape and silhouette, Ivana! I'd say these pieces were a good investment since you can wear them with many other colors and different accessories such as the scarf and the bag you propose, for me those details are like the cherry on top we can always incorporate to make our OOTD's shine, don't you think? :)

    Love the first one, is stylish and elegant, with the right dose of modernity :)

    Pablo
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  29. Elegantna i uvek originalna dama! Jako mi se dopada ovaj stil, a takodje moram pohvaliti i kako si napravila kolaze.

    Veliki pozz

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