Unexpected Color and Texture Combinations

December 1, 2017

I love experimenting with my clothing in ways that don’t feel too extreme. A great way to do this is through unexpected color and texture combinations. Today I am partnering with Banana Republic to share this gorgeous velvet blazer and beautiful tie sleeve sheer blouse. I picked these two pieces with the intent of pairing them together. If you follow me on Instagram, you might notice my feed has been pretty full of various shades of blush, red, and burgundy/wine. I’m loving it lately! I’m especially loving pairing wine with pinks and blues.

This luxe velvet blazer works so well with the more delicate, sheer dotted blouse with the tie neck. It’s only $88 (was on sale when I was writing this so check!) and comes in white and navy too. The great thing about both of these pieces is that they work well together, will be great alone, are easily paired with jeans, and can be dressed up. Talk about versatility.

Hope you all have a wonderful Friday and weekend! We are having some friends over for dinner and then hopefully cheering the Sooners onto a Big 12 victory and into the playoff. Wohoo!

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Unexpected Color and Texture Combinations

Blouse and Blazer c/o Banana Republic who sponsored this post. Thank you for supporting the retailers who support Straight A Style.

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  • Reply Izabela Nair December 2, 2017 at 2:54 pm

    What a great combo. I love this Burgundy jacket.

    Her Style Hive

  • Reply Victoria-Maria December 2, 2017 at 11:37 am

    I just love your style! I want to buy that bag so desperately!
    Xx Victoria

  • Reply Sophie Lee December 2, 2017 at 9:04 am

    Nice way to style over knee boots <3

    xoxo, Cool style for men

  • Reply Mercy December 2, 2017 at 6:20 am

    This is a perfect match, the neck tie and ruffle sleeves fits perfectly with the velvet jacket. This is perfect for work too!


  • Reply Rashmi December 2, 2017 at 4:47 am

    Such a chic and stylish look! Love it!
    Wonderful post dear <3 Have a great weekend
    Beauty and Fashion Freaks

  • Reply Jessi December 1, 2017 at 11:24 pm

    Looking gorgeous babe!! Loving velvet blazers this season..they are so chic and luxe!! Perfect for the holidays too ๐Ÿ™‚

    XO, Jessi

  • Reply Shauna C December 1, 2017 at 11:23 pm

    I would never have thought to pair these two together, but it totally works! So cute for the holidays.



  • Reply Carrie @ Curly Crafty Mom December 1, 2017 at 9:38 pm

    I am just in love with this velvet blazer. That blouse is really pretty, too! Banana Republic is one of my faves (well, the outlet! lol!).


  • Reply Kathryn December 1, 2017 at 3:59 pm

    Texture and color are great ways to change up a look. This pairing here is lovely! Like you said, the fact that they can be worn well together or separately makes it that much better. Hope you have a great weekend!

    Kathryn โ€ข simplykk.com

  • Reply hena tayeb December 1, 2017 at 3:54 pm

    That blouse is beautiful. Love how you styled the outfit.


  • Reply Jalisa December 1, 2017 at 3:39 pm

    This is such a beautiful pairing, girlie! I love the velvet blazer and how it looks with that blouse, creating a nice elegant vintage vibe. Thanks for sharing and I hope you have a great weekend!




  • Reply Neha Gandhi December 1, 2017 at 3:18 pm

    OMG !!! this look. I am in love with this gorgeous look. Loving this velvet blazer. perfect for the season.


  • Reply Lydia May December 1, 2017 at 2:37 pm

    I am in love with the blue blouse, looks so gorgeous!


  • Reply Jeans and a Teacup December 1, 2017 at 2:24 pm

    We are on the same wavelength with the velvet blazers! Love the color of this one!
    Jeans and a Teacup

  • Reply Lyddiegal December 1, 2017 at 2:08 pm

    I really love the swiss dot blouse and the pale blue with burgundy really is a lovely color combination.

  • Reply Cindy Elena December 1, 2017 at 1:45 pm

    Love the ruffles on your top, Amy! It’s soooo pretty.

    xo | Cindy Elena

  • Reply Laura December 1, 2017 at 12:56 pm

    That blazer is amazing, especially paired with the blouse! I love the lux look of velvet!

  • Reply Courtney Hardy December 1, 2017 at 12:38 pm

    That outfit is so cute! I love that blue top!

  • Reply Thegfguide.com December 1, 2017 at 11:52 am

    You’re right, it’s very unexpected, but I love the combination of the blazer, the blouse and the boots! you look great!

    Marije | thegfguide.com

  • Reply Rach December 1, 2017 at 11:36 am

    Oo that blazer is gorgeous!


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