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September 30th, 2010 · Print Print

Pardon the interruption, but I have a very exciting non-Fashion-Week announcement!

A few weeks ago, I agreed to work with Ralph Lauren on their Pink Pony campaign, which is a separate line of Polo shirts and other products to benefit cancer care for those who need and can’t afford it.  And what’s more fashionable than clothing with a charitable angle?

I’ve probably mentioned this before, but I grew up in Connecticut, where Polo shirts are pretty much a way of life.  So when I got my Pink Pony short from Ralph Lauren, I wanted to make sure I didn’t do something totally typical with it — no khakis and Jack Rogers sandals for me, thank you very much.  I ended up photographing two separate outfits because I wasn’t sure which I liked better — in the photo above, I paired the polo shirt with a skirt I made myself (you can see more of it here).  In the ones below, I wore it over the long dress I used for these photos, which is one of my favorite things in my closetl!  As I’m writing this, I don’t know which one the folks at Ralph Lauren chose for their Blogger slideshow — which do you guys like better?

If you want to get involved, you can do it in two ways:

  • Ralph Lauren is holding a Charity Buzz auction from October 1st to October 21st, with some serious prizes (a front row seat to the Fall 2011 show, and your kid as the star of a Ralph Lauren ad), the proceeds of which will benefit the Pink Pony Fund, or
  • Text PINKPONY to 501501 to automatically donate $10 to the Pink Pony campaign!

Read more about the Pink Pony effort here, and check out the other bloggers who participated here!

Above: Gifted Ralph Lauren polo shirt, skirt I made, $3 bangle from Los Angeles, Marc Jacobs bag, vintage necklace.

Below: Gifted Ralph Lauren polo shirt, Gypsy 05 dress, Giuseppe Zanotti heels, Ann Taylor necklace.


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  • 2 Closet Fashionista // Sep 30, 2010 at 6:25 am

    Ooh how lovely! YAY for CT, thats where I live 😉 (but no polo shirts for me)

  • 3 Kristen // Sep 30, 2010 at 6:45 am

    Love it with the skirt.  Definitely a new take on an old look for you :)

  • 4 Jess // Sep 30, 2010 at 8:19 am

    This is super cute!  Love the bracelet!  I think you may have forgotten to close italics somewhere in this post. :)

  • 5 admin // Sep 30, 2010 at 9:48 am

    Eek, got it!  Thanks Jess!

  • 6 Chiara // Sep 30, 2010 at 12:50 pm

    Love it, you are looking great as always

  • 7 Closet Confections // Sep 30, 2010 at 4:47 pm

    It was a pleasure meeting you this evening.  I just realized that I’ve been to your blog before.  It’s really great, so I shall return!


  • 8 Rachel Upshaw // Oct 1, 2010 at 10:00 am

    Both look cute (and LOVE the shoes paired with the long dress)

  • 9 Sara // Oct 1, 2010 at 11:48 am

    Every time you wear those Giuseppe Zanotti heels I salivate. They are the BEST!

    And I love fashion/clothes that benefit a good cause!

  • 10 Roses // Oct 2, 2010 at 7:19 pm

    Really do love the shoes…great investment!

  • 11 November Grey // Oct 2, 2010 at 7:53 pm

    You look adorable! What a great cause! I’m so glad i found your blog.


    November Grey

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