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Oxblood

27 Sep
I couldn’t be more excited about the Oxblood Bloggers Do It Better Challenge!  I have always had a secret love affair with the color, oxblood: dark red, with a hint of brown – it is red without the fire, and brown with a touch of sass.  And let me add that, Oxblood was my wedding color.  I’m pumped that it is THE hottest color this fall.
Since this color really captures the essence of fall, which is always associated with back to school, what better shoot location than my alma mater: The University of Texas at Austin campus!

photography by Jill Mogren McDougall
Outfit: H&M oxblood leather jeans (similar here), H&M flannel shirt (similar here), Steve Madden mustard satchel, Mossimo suede wedges, Peacock Plum pendant necklace, and Forever 21 sunglasses.
Makeup: OPI Eiffel For This Color nail polish, Estée Lauder Cyber Gold eyeshadow, Estée Lauder Cyber Copper eyeshadow, Estée Lauder Garnet eyeliner, Estée Lauder Sumptous mascara,  Nars Outlaw blush, and Chanel Rouge Noir lipstick mixed with NYC black eyeliner…it worked like a charm to get the oxblood color that I was looking for!
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6 Responses to “Oxblood”

  1. Taylor Moseley September 27, 2012 at 6:02 pm #

    These colors look fantastic on you. The mustard / oxblood makes a good color combo!

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  2. glitzgirlzglamourguide September 27, 2012 at 11:42 pm #

    Cute Outfit! 🙂
    http://www.glitzgirlzglamourguide.com

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    • Style Beacon October 16, 2012 at 10:08 pm #

      Thanks girl!! It was fun putting the look together!

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  3. jemappelleshen October 4, 2012 at 5:18 pm #

    the leather jeans are to die for! love it

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    • Style Beacon October 16, 2012 at 10:08 pm #

      Thank you! They are super comfy too!! I’m loving Oxblood right now!

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