This is one of my favorite blouses right now and it highlights some lovely trends. The saturated teal color will be perfect for spring, and bring some needed color to my wardrobe, and the smart tiny collar is very on trend. The narrow, buttoned up collar seems to be holding strong well through Spring and into Fall 2011 - almost every blouse that came down the Givenchy Fall 2011 Ready-to-Wear runway was buttoned up to the neck. At the Spring shows designers like 3.1 Phillip Lim , Proenza Schouler and Alexander Wang also buttoned their blouses up. What better, or easier, way could there be for a Modest Girl to be uber cool this Spring and Fall than to wear a tiny buttoned up collar? I think none. This blouse is vintage, but one can easily find blouses with tiny collars at Urban Outfitters and JCrew and choose to button or-not-to-button at their discretion.
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