July 23rd, 2009
Though film is a big influencer on fashion, we don’t usually dish about the crossover. But every once in awhile, we’re so bowled over that we have to share our film-driven inspiration. Our favorite film from the Sundance Film Festival, (500) Days of Summer, finally hit theaters last weekend. An offbeat coming of age story disguised as a romantic comedy, the film tracks Tom (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) and Summer (Zooey Deschanel) in non-linear fashion through 500 days of their relationship and subsequent breakup. We’re pining after Summer’s adorable but slightly offbeat look. Here’s how to get it:
1. Build your palette around the color blue. We started with an adorable cap sleeve blouse with bow detailing in a light blue, and a drapey woven skirt in a deeper shade of blue. (Yes, that’s the same skirt as in the How to Make Sophisticated Style Unstuffy post–isn’t it versatile?)
2. Cinch your waistline with a deep brown belt, to complement all of the blue in the blouse and skirt.
3. Finish off the outfit with a pair of cap-toe slingback flats (note how the bow on the flats echoes the bow on the blouse) and a long-strap purse in a gorgeous grey.
How would you get Summer’s adorable but slightly offbeat look? Share your style with us in the comments!