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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64 Comments

  • Reply Jackie December 4, 2017 at 2:49 pm

    Love this colour combination and the texture too. Velvet is just such a fun and luxurious trend. And your blouse is so pretty, I need to go check out Banana Republic’s sale. Hope you had a great weekend and the Sooners won their game.

    xo, Jackie
    stylemydreams.com

  • Reply Lorena Lorena December 4, 2017 at 10:29 am

    These textures and colours look fabulous together, great pairing.

  • Reply Jane Fitfabfun December 4, 2017 at 12:04 am

    This blouse is super cute! Love how you styled it!
    xo, Jane
    http://www.fitfabfunmom.com

  • Reply Neha Gandhi December 3, 2017 at 10:24 pm

    such a lovely top.. i am checking it out now. xx

    -Neha
    LovePlayingDressup

  • Reply PoseandRepeat December 3, 2017 at 6:50 pm

    These colours work so well together Amy, looking fab babe!
    x Rubi
    Pose & Repeat

  • Reply Ashon December 3, 2017 at 5:03 pm

    ooooohh love the colour combination and textures of this outfit. Love how these different pieces compliments one another so well. The blazer and boots are just stunning. Thanks for sharing this style tips..

    Regards Ashon
    http://ashonfashionary.com/how-to-look-cool-and-still-staying-warm/

  • Reply Jessica December 3, 2017 at 4:30 pm

    That top is so pretty! I love how the blazer elevates the outfit!

    Jessica | notjessfashion.com

  • Reply Mariann Yip December 3, 2017 at 3:51 pm

    Love how you played with textures and colors! You look beautiful! http://mariannyc.com/2017/12/01/own-your-sass-part-iv/

  • Reply Karly @ Miss in the Midwest December 3, 2017 at 3:42 pm

    Love this color combination! A great alternative for the fall/winter months. That blazer is just gorgeous.

  • Reply Ruth from My Little Nest December 3, 2017 at 2:58 pm

    You totally have me sold on the this color combo. I love the burgundy and light blue together! That blouse is just beautiful and I love that it could be worn so many ways!

    http://www.mylittlenest.org

  • Reply Adriele Dixon December 3, 2017 at 12:58 pm

    Amy Ann this shirt is GORGEOUS! I’m such a sucker for a tie neck blouse and love this cerulean blue color!!

    I would love for you to join our linkup on Monday!

    -Adriele
    StyleAssisted.com

  • Reply Jessica December 3, 2017 at 9:17 am

    Lovely combination of the blazer and sheer blouse dear! I love the play of the tones, really classy.

    Jessica | notjessfashion.com

  • Reply Nevena Krstic December 3, 2017 at 6:32 am

    Your outfit is really cute! You look lovely ๐Ÿ™‚ xx

    http://www.nevenakrstic.blogspot.co.uk

  • Reply Joy December 3, 2017 at 3:12 am

    Those boots are so stylish, made the whole look perfect.

    http://myeternalsymphony.com

  • Reply Jennifer December 3, 2017 at 1:21 am

    I really like your outfit! I love the color scheme and combination too. Thanks for sharing. ๐Ÿ™‚

    http://andmanymoreblog.blogspot.com

  • Reply Mica December 3, 2017 at 12:37 am

    What a beautiful blouse, I love the statement sleeves peeking from under the blazer! ๐Ÿ™‚

    It’s always fun to try new outfit combinations too ๐Ÿ™‚

    Hope you are having a lovely weekend! We’ve put our Christmas tree up and gone to a few Christmas events this weekend. So far, it’s been a good one and the predicted wild weather hasn’t hit yet which is nice!

    Away From The Blue Blog

  • Reply Shveta Sontakey December 2, 2017 at 11:21 pm

    LOVE this combination! You look gorgeous!! <3

    http://www.SHVETA.com

  • Reply Kasie December 2, 2017 at 10:52 pm

    This is such a beautiful and unexpected color combination! I never would have thought to put those two beautiful hues together, but they are stunning together!

  • Reply The Wardrobe Stylist December 2, 2017 at 9:52 pm

    I haven’T seen velvet jackets in such a long time, it’s a great revival for them. Hope your dinner and cheering went well ๐Ÿ™‚

    http://the-wardrobe-stylist.com/2017/11/27/workout-wear-gift-guide/

  • Reply Bag at You December 2, 2017 at 3:01 pm

    That jacket is absolutely gorgeous and love the boots! Hope you have a great weekend! Xx Susanne – http://bagatyou.com

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