Marsala Spice | Thrift Style Thursday

February 19, 2015

Can you guess today’s Thrift Style Thursday theme??  Yup, it’s Pantone’s Color of the Year – Marsala! – chosen by Miche of Buttons and Birdcages!

Marsala Spice skirt, jacket, T-shirt, tights & booties for #ThriftStyleThursday | Delightfully Kristi

At first, I will freely admit that I was more than a little disappointed in this year’s Color of the Year, but it has grown on me.  I’ve gone for a slightly more vibrant version with this skirt, but as soon as I saw this beauty on the rack, I knew it was coming home with me!  I found it while thrift shopping for my Thrift Swap partner (more on that later, I promise!), and it was only $3!

Marsala Spice skirt, jacket, T-shirt, tights & booties for #ThriftStyleThursday | Delightfully Kristi

I just love the pattern on this thrifted skirt and the beautiful color scheme.  I decided to play up the purple by adding my purple – and marsala – pattern jacket to the mix.  Add in the polka dot tights, and it’s a lot of pattern, so I chose a simple white t-shirt for the top.  I also kept the accessories simple with two layered necklaces, stud earrings, and neutral booties.

Marsala Spice skirt, jacket, T-shirt, tights & booties for #ThriftStyleThursday | Delightfully Kristi

The teeny gold necklace is a Valentine’s Day gift from Derek.  It’s a stamped circle that says “D ♥ K” and it’s just about the cutest thing ever!  I’d love to give Derek all the credit, but I may have told him exactly what I wanted haha!  Hey, a girl who asks for what she wants, gets it!  Am I right??  ;)

Check it out!

monogram personalized stamped gold necklace

I am really glad I found this skirt just in time for this week’s theme.  I have a feeling I will be wearing this one all summer long!  When summer finally arrives, that is…  I do think this outfit makes a nice transitional look from winter to spring, though.  The layers are light, but warm enough for the lingering chill.  While the colors work equally well for both seasons.

Marsala Spice skirt, jacket, T-shirt, tights & booties for #ThriftStyleThursday | Delightfully Kristi

The details: aztec print jacket (H&M) // white t-shirt (?? old) // marsala skirt (thrifted) // polka dot tights (Target) // canvas booties (Ross) // personalized necklace (gift) // bead necklace (thrifted) // stud earrings (Forever 21)

Marsala Spice polka dot tights & booties for #ThriftStyleThursday | Delightfully Kristi

Don’t forget to check out the rest of the fabulous Thrift Style Thursday gals to see how they styled their Marsala-themed looks:




 

What’s your favorite way to wear Marsala?  Do you have any tips for transitioning between seasons??

As always, thanks for reading!  :)

Delightfully, Kristi (signature)

 

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12 Comments

  • bethietheboo

    Such a cute look! I am jealous you having warm enough weather to wear a cute skirt like that! The tights are darling as well, I love the little dots! And I can’t wait to see what you got your swap partner! Oh and the necklace is so cute and very sweet!

    February 19, 2015 at 7:14 am Reply
    • Kristi

      Thanks, Beth!! I am SO excited for our swap, I can’t wait to see what everyone got each other! And I love my necklace!! :)

      February 19, 2015 at 9:08 am Reply
  • nyrmirez

    I love how well this outfit flows together. The skirt is enough of a pop without taking away from the rest of the outfit. I love your take on the themes it’s always very unique and I also enjoy the other bloggers that partake in this as well. Happy Thursday!

    February 19, 2015 at 7:31 am Reply
    • Kristi

      Thank you so much! I was worried the outfit would look a bit haphazard, but I was going for fun haha! So glad you are enjoying Thrift Style Thursdays, Happy Thursday!! :)

      February 19, 2015 at 9:12 am Reply
  • meganarz

    Loving the color and pattern on that skirt! And those tights! Girl, they’re adorable! Nice styling all around (as usual!!).

    February 19, 2015 at 7:47 am Reply
    • Kristi

      Thank you!! These polka dot tights are my favorite, I don’t wear them nearly often enough! :)

      February 19, 2015 at 9:02 am Reply
  • Brittany

    CUTE BOOTS! I am also really impressed/in love with the colours in the skirt. It’s very cute, and I can’t wait to see it styled for spring. :)

    February 19, 2015 at 10:32 am Reply
    • Kristi

      Thank youuuuuu!! I totally fell in love with the colors in this skirt, too! I just can’t wait for spring in general haha! ;)

      February 19, 2015 at 10:40 am Reply
  • Carissa

    I would never have thought to pair such a casual jacket and boots with this cute little feminine skirt, but it looks fantastic all together! And $3? What an awesome find!

    February 20, 2015 at 5:17 am Reply
    • Kristi

      Thanks, Carissa! I was definitely going for contrast. I was a little worried it wouldn’t work out, but I think it all goes somehow haha! :)

      February 20, 2015 at 8:47 am Reply
  • The Fashion Huntress

    This is such a great look- it’s hard to pick a favorite part, but I think it’s the unexpected tights that I love the most!!

    February 23, 2015 at 9:48 am Reply
    • Kristi

      Thank you so much!! I kind of threw this outfit together, and I really only choose these tights because I love them and don’t wear them often enough haha! ;)

      February 23, 2015 at 9:56 am Reply

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