oh oh, and you're mary tyler moore

sweater: Loft // skirt: Forever 21 (similar) // socks: Tabbisocks // scarf: Target // shoes: Forever 21 (similar) // purse: Forever 21 (similar)

Photos by Briley Noel

How much fun is this outfit? When I was pulling my new over-the-knee socks on the first time, I couldn't help but feel like Mary Tyler Moore. I think these photos really reflect that same wide-eyed, independently happy, and totally stylish persona of MTM. I wasn't lying when I said I was feeling mid-century inspired looks!  

It's no secret that I love to color-block with primary colors. There's something almost unexpected about the classic combo because it doesn't show up in fashion very often.

I was so excited about ordering these socks (I first saw them over on Skunkboy) that I didn't really think through the color options. I love this deep wine red, but I don't have much in my closet that I can wear with them. Luckily, I had primary colors to fall back on for a cozy knit look, but I'm thinking I need to buy a second pair so I can wear these babies all the time.

What color do you think I should get? Olive? Milk tea? Rose? Purple? Something else? Seriously, I need y'all's help!


  1. I love this, and I love your MTM reference!
    Your take on saturated primary colors is also really refreshing! High Five sista!

  2. This outfit is so dang cute! I love the color combo and the Weezer song reference in the title! Also, I vote Olive for your next pair of knee socks!

    Becca | Ladyface Blog

  3. ohh i love all of those color options. The only downfall is that I feel like a lot of them might be hard to pair up just like these wine colored ones. I always love a good olive anything though!

    PS- love the look of these indoor photos
    PPS- Still trying to figure out how someone can look so cute in so many different styles!

  4. Love this! I have a few different pairs of over the knee socks that I wear at home with long sweaters or men's shirts for pajamas but I've honestly never worn them out of the house before. I would go for olive, I think, although they're all great options!


  5. This outfit is all kinds of adorable!! Love it! I would go with the rose-colored socks!
    Sincerely, Sara

  6. Super cute! I would go for either the olive or rose-colored knee socks for a second pair, but I love the ones you have, too.


  7. ah. super cute. you look so comfy behind the camera! I wish I was like that!
    btw, you look great and the outfit is super sheek!


  8. This is just the cutest look! Loving the colors here and you're right, you don't often see primary colors in fashion. It looks so fresh! I'm loving those olive socks, if you're still considering buying them. There's something so 70s about them!

  9. totes adorbs. much cute. wow.

    p.s. welovecolors.com has a ton of socks in almost every color possible! I've been thinking about getting some for myself.

  10. I think my favorite thing about the wine/maroon color of your socks is that it truly does go with SO much. It's like a pseudo neutral (like olive) to me - it pairs perfectly with so many other colors, but looks awesome with neutrals, too!!


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