Saturday, October 22, 2016

holly madison: love it or leave it?

Fashion is an interesting medium as it is completely open to interpretation. Two people can see the same outfit...yet have totally opposing views. One might think a look is chic and sophisticated while the other may see something that is cluttered and over the top. The interpretation aspect of fashion is the exact reason why I enjoy love it or leave it posts. They give me the opportunity to share my thoughts on a particular outfit. In return? I am able to find out what you all think of the look. Did you agree with me? Disagree? Fall somewhere in the middle? It is a pretty wonderful exchange.

With that in mind, I decided to do another love it or leave it post on my blog. Today it is all about the lovely Holly Madison. She stepped out recently wearing a casual-punk inspired outfit.

What I Love. Oh, Holly. I absolutely adore her. Last year, I binge-watched The Girls Next Door and Holly's World, before reading her books. There is something about her personality that I really love. She is bubbly yet relatable on camera - and her books were so honest and raw. I am definitely a fan of Holly Madison. When it comes to this outfit, there are many things I love. The cute white sunglasses. The gorgeous Louis Vuitton bag. The baggy band hoodie. The plaid skirt. Those adorable polka dot stockings. Everything was really cute and had tons of personality. Honestly? This is kind of how I like to dress.....grabbing random things I love and throwing them all together. Sometimes it's okay to think less about the overall look and more about the individual pieces. So, needless to say, I am definitely feeling this outfit.

What I Loathe. Like I said....I am into this look. I think it is a great combination of pretty and punk. The only downside? There is an awful lot going on. The hoodie and skirt are great together. But once you add in the stockings as well (and the bold sunglasses and statement bag) the eye doesn't know quite where to go. I think if she had worn plain stockings instead, it would have been a little more polished.

What do you think of Holly's outfit? Love it or leave it?

xo Shannon


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  2. Meh, I'm not sure. I like outfits that are more put together and a solid color scheme. Granted, my go to color scheme is usually black and white, so I don't have too much to go off of. This is also a mix of a lot of styles - grunge, girly, laid back, designer. It's definitely a lot happening!

  3. Idem! *.*

    Não achei muito legal essa composição...

    Ótimo domingo!

    Beijo! ^^

  4. so cool :) I’m in love with the black jacket:)

  5. I don't like it, honestly, it looks too random and even a little trashy. I do like these posts, though!