I have to say that this is one of my favorite looks by far. It's immeasurably striking and a bold red lip is the perfect cherry on top. While I must admit, I wasn't head over heels in love with the windowpane trend when it first resurfaced, I'd have to say it was this sweater/knit top that sold me. I came across it at Forever 21 last winter and loved how it was slightly cropped with black edging on the neckline and sleeves which I feel really add a lot of definition. I could already see how amazing it was going to be the leather pencil skirt I had at home and some gorgeous black heels. And the fact that it would keep me warm made this purchase a no-brainer.
I didn't realize how particular I was about the layout of the print and the thickness of the lines. There are windowpane prints that have clean or jagged lines, a perpendicular or diagonal layout with varying line thicknesses, and a black background with white lines or vice versa. I suppose I've decided that I only like two kinds with either color scheme. First one being the one pictured here: clean-cut slightly narrow lines that are perpendicular and the second being pencil-thin lines that are set diagonally at a 45 degree angle. I believe this particular sweater knit is reversible (bonus!) so the other side's pattern is the opposite with white lines on a black background.
Forever 21 windowpane print cropped knit top and leather pencil skirt // Rayban Wayfarer Sunglasses // Prada Saffiano Lux Tote Bag // Jeffrey Campbell Soiree Platform Sandal Clear/Black Leather // Mac Russian Red Lipstick
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