Light blue and brown and K/R questions

After reading Angie’s blog post today and wanting feedback on some new items, I came up with today’s outfit which combines some light blue and brown ( although it looks black in photos)
The floral top and brown EF pants and rather grey/ brown loafers are new with tags and I’d love your feedback on these items and possible styling ideas. Does this outfit even work?
The light blue EF linen cardi is an old piece which works well in cool weather that warms up during the day. (Does it look dated?) The pants? Do they look ok? The floral top I picked up to wear with olive and blush. ( photo 3 is a close up of the print) Is it too much on me? It is Calvin Klein and polyester, but I liked the structure of the welted bottom, although it does not show. It can be tucked in and possibly semi-tucked.
I would also like your thoughts on the grayish loafers in the last photos. They are Ugg driving Mocs but no fleece. They stay on and even have a good arch support in the correct position for my feet... a rare thing. I bought them thinking of house shoes/slippers but most end up becoming outdoor shoes eventually. (Photos 4&5).
I welcome your thoughts and styling ideas if I keep.

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Finds Generator Outfit from my wardrobe. ETA photos

I wanted to use the " Post about This" function, so this is what I plan to wear tomorrow for DH's birthday and some appointments and errands.
I would not have put the green and dark peachy orange together on my own. I will try to add a photo or two of this outfit in action tomorrow.
ETA: Photos added in comments below.

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Maximal Striped Top: 3 Ways

This is my most maximal striped top. I wore it today to the Peach Festival with the skinny dark peach jeans.
A wildcard, it has also sparked a change in direction for my summer wardrobe. But that will depend on what you think.
I am wearing it 3 ways for hot summer, all with a tank or cami.
1/2: with a slim tube skirt
3-6: with volume on the bottom (white Gap wide crops) so volume over volume. The black and white photo (5), included to show the stripes. Aqua blue tank under the top.
7/8: over dark peach skinny jeans for lower contrast.
I don’t think this voluminous top overwhelms me, but correct me if I am wrong. I am not sure the tan wide ankle strap shoes work with this but the festival required lots of walking, so comfortable flats. I welcome your comments and suggestions. Does this type of top work on me at all? Too wild and crazy? The top is Chico’s via a consignment shop.

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WIW: Column of White

Inspired by Angie’s column of white blog topic, I offer these 3 outfits worn in the last few days. They are not strictly her examples, but I still plan a summer version of white and oatmeal.
1/2: Gap wide crops, a white tank, EF Soft white blouse over that, gifted white lace scarf, cream Cole Haan athletic flats.
3-5: I have no white dresses so this is as close as I got. EF 2-piece striped dress worn casually with AGL cream sneakers and tassel earrings. I may try again with a white denim skirt but black accessories will not bookend my hair.
6/7: AT cropped white pants, EF long bone vest over thrifted cream sheer tee over white tank. consignment casual faux pearl necklace on cognac leather, perforated leather ballet flats
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Dress version of the modern twinset

Inspired by Angie’s posts on modern twin sets and dresses, this is what I wore to a luncheon on a chilly day. I accidentally found an EF sleeved dress and thrifted scarf the same color. My happiness factor was high even though DH said I looked like a Buddist monk. The bright color warmed me on a rainy day with lots of hail.

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High volume duster outfit

Today I tried a duster outfit with 3 high volume pieces...wide crops, peasant style top untucked and denim duster. Accessories are a vintage summer bag, Merrell athletic flats in a blue and white stripe, blue stone beads on a leather strap necklace, red and blue bead dangly earrings, and purple leather bracelet. What do you think? Suggestions for improvement?
Sorry about the poor quality photos.

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Kimono duster

Inspired by Angie’s blog post and nice weather, I decided to wear my real kimono as a duster. Usually I feel it has too much volume for me. What do you think? Other styling ideas?
Somewhere I have a self belt for it but that looks more bathrobe-like.
I hope tomorrow to try my denim duster, which you have seen before.

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Another oldie floral cardigan, white jeans

Lots of oldies here. Cardigan is the oldest. Originally thrifted. Kept because the lively rose print makes me happy, has blush in the print, fun for pattern mixing with black and white gingham or stripe tops. It has some metalc silver threads and silver rhinestone buttons.
Problems: not my best red, too bluish. I keep a bit of this darker red but am thinking of getting rid of it.
The Kut Diana Skinny jeans. Old but in great condition. Kept because I love white jeans and need several pairs to prevent laundry bottlenecks. Problem; is the rise too low? Tighter on me than they once were ( thanks insulin) so some muffin top.
Pointy silver flat loafers. Very comfortable and in great condition, but do they look dated?
Top is Target but I have the same color 3/4 sleeve EF cotton tee. Belt is Fossil and a favorite.
I welcome your thoughts and ideas.

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Another oldie: floral cardie with maximal mixing

Continuing Katerina’s oldie-but-goodie challenge, today’s outfit used an old silk floral cardie and bold stripe shirt. These pieces are at least 6 years old. I am trying to modernize with navy jeans, semi tuck, pattern mixing ( cardigan, scarf and shirt) and compliment of white bag and white loafers. I could have used a white belt too, but liked a navy one better. It is cold, so the jeans are not rolled.
#1/2: semi tuck
#3-5: shirt out
The cardigan is a favorite print for spring but a petite and feeling a little small. The shirt is a button-down that is not worn as much as it once was.
I welcome your thoughts and ideas.

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Oldies: jackets with Black trousers for Angie

Angie asked if I wear black pants. I think these photos show my only black trousers. They are not as old as many things and kept because the seamstress was able to eliminate baggy bottom. EF light, all season wool. They are not as skinny as the photos suggest. Is the fit ok?
The black knit top is old, a thrift store find cashmere tee. It works well under lots of things. Some off brand (red) but I value it highly for being an essential.
1/2: trousers and tee. Shoes are my silver metallic loafer mules.
3/4: yellow! Cropped plaid jacket. An oldie that works with my ancient Halogen yellow raisin pencil skirt for a cold spring Easter. Keep or toss?
5/6: old striped cotton jacket. Kept because two lovely friends talked me into it. It is very “me” .
7/8: another oldie jacket, silky burgundy plaid with grey and black. I wear it both as an outdoor and an indoor topper, depending on the weather.
I welcome your wisdom concerning these oldies and the trousers. I like them all but love is blind sometimes.
What do you think?

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