late adopter: neon skinnies

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Okay, so I’m a little late to the neon party. In my marketing 101 classes, they called consumers like me late adopters. Simply put: we’re not exactly the first in line to buy the next big thing. Case in point: I didn’t have an iPad until about two weeks ago, when my hip (and somehow surpassing me in technology lately?) parents surprised me with one and brought me into the 21st century.

In the case of florescent apparel, I figure I met my lifetime quota of day-glo outfits by around 1996. Once again, it took an act of major clearance to get me to jump on the trend train.

Last weekend, I was on the prowl for swimsuits for a special girl’s trip next month. {Sidebar: swimsuit shopping is just the worst kind of torture.} My hunting led me to Marshall’s, Target, and later to Kohl’s, where I’m powerless against the pull of the seductive 70% off racks. I found these soft stretch ankle skinnies in bright lime green and soft baby blue for $14.50 each and scooped up both pair.

Wearing: LOFT tee, Simply Vera Vera Wang ankle skinnies, vintage necklace (m.marie), Seychelles gold Vulture pump and Romeo & Juliet Couture bag (both via Hautelook

About Keira Lennox

I'm a small town girl from the sunshine state with an affinity for bookstores, beauty counters and unfussy style. I spend my days running my flower shop, and my nights blogging about what I love and what I wear. (Or watching Netflix and drinking wine.)

38 thoughts on “late adopter: neon skinnies

  1. I am also a bit late with my neon skinnies I discovered only a month ago. Here where I live though, I was the first to challenge them! I teamed it up with a leopard print tee and got so many compliments!

  2. I am also a bit late with my neon skinnies I discovered only a month ago. Here where I live though, I was the first to challenge them! I teamed it up with a leopard print tee and got so many compliments!

  3. You look great! I love neon pants! I have a pair from the Gap and it took a huge clearance to get me to buy a pair too! ha!

  4. Love the neon skinnies! I’m a late adopter too. I only just recently got a bright pink skinny jeans and got a lot of compliments on them already.. planning to buy blue and green ones soon!

    1. This made me laugh!! I remember when I was little, any time we went on vacation or to a theme park my family made me wear neon so they could easily spot me, “just in case.”

  5. The whole late adopter thing is definitely me! The neon skinnies look great on you, I think I’m going to have to give them a try for myself :)

    1. You’ve gotta get some leopard print in your life, at least!! ;-) Maybe start with a cute clutch, scarf or pair of shoes that you can add to a basic outfit to get comfortable with the idea of prints?

  6. We did about consumer categories and everyone started to call me a laggard in each class, meanies! Neon looks amazing on you :) x

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