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School Boy Blazer + Silk Shirt + Chiffon Maxi Skirt

I attended the Lucky Fabb Conference in Santa Monica yesterday. Had such an amazing time. The panel was great and definitely a wealth of information. I have to say, though, Brandon Holley (EIC of Lucky mag) made the packed room feel relaxed and not too uptight.

Generally, when you think of an Editor-in-Chief of a major magazine, Anna Wintour comes to mind. I have never met her, but she seems a bit serious, no? Well, Brandon Holley had jokes for days. She had me literally “laughing out loud” each time she stepped on that stage.

Another favorite was John Jannuzzi, a contributing digital editor at Lucky. His blogger friendly jokes were spot on.

I’m happy I went. I think more of these conferences should be laid-back, social and interactive. Like..I’d even suggest that they ask us to take 5-10 minutes to introduce ourselves to other bloggers, as opposed to hanging out with or speaking to people you are already familiar with. Just a thought.

In any case, this was what I wore. We were right on the beach, so it was cold and windy.

Navy School Boy blazer (J.Crew) you can get 15% off on this site. Found similar styles here or there. Green silk shirt (J.Crew). Came across one at Old Navy – can be purchased here. Recommended the skirt on our pinterest page last month. It’s available here.

I put together some inexpensive options for beige pumps. Style 1 | Style 2 | Style 3 | Style 4

Enjoy & have a fantastic day! xx

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23 Comments

  1. DafraStar May 1, 2012 Reply

    <3! 

  2. Vivian Inez May 1, 2012 Reply

    You are gorgeous and inspiring. This outfit gives me ideas.

  3. Mia Collins May 1, 2012 Reply

    Love the outfit, its funny because we have very similar style. I purchased this skirt not to long ago (Im debating on getting the cream colored one). I love the colors you put together! Very nice!

  4. Regina Gold May 1, 2012 Reply

     The color are insane. You look so amazing.

  5. Oh I like this!

  6. Rachel {Raw-kul} May 3, 2012 Reply

    The colors are AMAZING on you, so beautiful! 

  7. Adanma Okpara May 6, 2012 Reply

    looking at it now , let me see!!

  8. Adanma Okpara May 6, 2012 Reply

    Love it .

  9. Princess Baillergeau May 6, 2012 Reply

    Cute girly! Thanks for sharing… ^_~.

  10. Adenike Bankole-Watson May 6, 2012 Reply

    Haaaaaahaaaaaa you are making me laugh out loud too……. Yep Anna W springs to mind. I have to agree with you that there is nothing like a good old ice breaker to relax people and make meetings/confrences less formal. I must say you look soooooooo cute in that skirt. I am waiting on a similar yellow skirt from Romwe to be delivered. Keep rocking it girlfriend :))

  11. Plaxy Kathumba May 6, 2012 Reply

    God given talent….u rock Folake!!! Love the colour combination!

  12. Brittney Terrell May 6, 2012 Reply

    Where are you finding all of those gorgeous maxi skirts? I am a skirt freak!!!

  13. Eno Enoinwek-com Inwek May 6, 2012 Reply

    Cute!

  14. StylePantry.com May 6, 2012 Reply

    Thank you, ladies. Adenike Bankole-Watson, awesome! Will post a yellow version next week 😉 Plaxy Kathumba, so kind of you. Thanks a mil! Brittney Terrell I share and post links to all my finds. Read the post for where to purchase. Many thanks Eno Enoinwek-com Inwek.

  15. Deonca Pretty Brown Bailey May 6, 2012 Reply

    Love it!!!!!

  16. Regina Gold May 6, 2012 Reply

    Your style is just….I mean..I just want to see what you have on every single day of the week!

  17. Cal Derón May 6, 2012 Reply

    <3

  18. Avanti Wheatley May 6, 2012 Reply

    That skirt is amazing! I’d love to know how many yards of fabric went into that!!!

  19. Layla Abdu Wadud May 6, 2012 Reply

    Flowing and Loving! Thanks for sharing Beautiful 🙂

  20. Andrea Edmundson May 6, 2012 Reply

    you totally inspired my post on my own blog today..love the colors check it out Apo-Stylic

  21. Design By U Jewelry May 6, 2012 Reply

    We just LOVE Style Pantry 🙂

  22. shadyblack August 6, 2012 Reply

    i adore the whole ensemble casual and chic. colours on point. (first time i have ever commented on any blog and just could’nt hold my self back. keep up the fashionable look. 

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