Fashion Friday: Cream Up Top

Two items I’ve bought in the last two weeks happen to both be cream colored tops- one a chunky sweater and the other a sleeker knit. Here’s how I plan to wear them this fall:

I picked up this Gerard Darel sweater just yesterday- what you can’t see here is the one side has a funky metal zipper up the side from the bottom hem to armpit.  It fits PERFECT- long, lean and with a not too wide, not too close to the neck collar line.  I imagine it being INSANE with my favorite skinny leather leggings and heels in a chilly evening out! Pop on a faux fur scarf, some funky jewelry and this so good I might die bag from Tory I think it’s a cozy but sexy look to go out to dinner in.

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Fun Fact: The knit of this sweater was based on a cable knit sweater owned by Marilyn Monroe- the designer, Gerard Darel, bought the actual sweater at auction and modeled this after it!

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I picked up this very simple slight peplum top from J.Crew and think it’s a nice, simple but feminine option.  I wore it the other night with slightly distressed skinny jeans and a statement necklace.  Here’s a daytime look that’s similar, paired with some sparkly Tory flats, cute leopard calfhair belt and a classic tote with monogram!

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14 Responses to “Fashion Friday: Cream Up Top”

  1. Franki says:

    This JUST ROCKED!!! franki

  2. I love the way you put outfits together! So cool that the sweater is modeled after Marilyn Monroe’s. It is so pretty, and leather leggings are the most perfect idea for what to pair it with. Sorry, I know you probably hate hearing this but-outfit posts please! :)

  3. Both looks are great, but I am leaning towards loving and wanting everything about the first look! I want to bundle up in that cozy sweater asap :)

    Kendall

    styledsnapshots.blogspot.com

  4. Love this look, I have a cream color fisherman sweater I get out every year!

  5. Mia says:

    So glad Gerard Darel is getting some blog lovin’ — I’m such a fan of all the details.

  6. smash says:

    Love both of these looks Erin! I normally shy away from cream because I’m so pale, but you are inspiring me!

  7. kate marrin says:

    Cream is my winter “white”. Love it!

  8. Andi says:

    Ooooh I love all of these pieces!

  9. A cream fisherman knit will never go out of style.

  10. Sarah says:

    I’ve been on the hunt for nice leather leggings- love these ones, and they Tory Burch shoes are to die for!

  11. Heather P. says:

    My husband seems to think I NEED a pair of leather leggings, and this look might convince me to start shopping around…and hitting the elliptical!

  12. paige says:

    Love both of these looks! Any recommendations for another fisherman sweater? That one is sold out in smaller sizes! Bummer.

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