My t-shirt stack has been in heavy rotation as of late, and this one from Markus Lupfer is no exception. 

jcrew no 2, #2, j. crew
j.crew pencil skirt, no. 2, fashion t-shirts
This tee is one of the first-ever “designer” pieces I purchased for myself. It was right before my first trip to Fashion Week and I had no idea what to wear. (I ended up spilling coffee on it — that was that. Metaphor for my life!)

I love the subtle reddish tint in the lips — especially because it helps me find ways to pair it with every other bright-bottomed piece that I stockpile own. (Maybe not these chartreuse pants, though.)

Anchor the look with black pumps and it’s out the door I go.

markus lupfer lips, lips print, t-shirt, tee

A few of you have asked (via Instagram) about these shoes — they’re from and they’re actually quite comfortable.

They take a walk or two to break in, but I commuted from my apartment to work (about 20 blocks) in them and felt fine. I’ve been eyeing an identical pair from Joe’s Jeans for awhile now, so these are a wallet-happy alternative.

joe's jeans, pumps, shoes, heels, d'orsay, justfab

*Wearing: Markus Lupfer t-shirt (similar here and here; though this one is on my wishlist for fall), J. Crew pencil skirt (extra 30% off with SALE30), Tory Burch sunglasses, d’orsay pumps c/o (similar)

Photography by Lydia Hudgens

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  • I’ve been eyeing the pair of shoes from Joe’s Jeans, too! These look almost identical for a fraction of the price. Love this look, Hallie 🙂

    • Ha! Great minds think (and shop) alike… To be honest, the Joe’s version is probably a bit more structured/comfortable up-front, but these are a great alternative and once you break them in, they’re very wearable.

  • Love it! You look fannnntastic! Those shoes are great!


  • Ali

    Love that tee! You are too cute!

  • those shoes have been on my wishlist forever. so amazing!

    The Casual Classic

  • Whenever you are tired of that shirt puh-leeze send it my way!!! 😉 So cute and versatile!


  • Jen Ramos

    This is such a fun outfit!!! I LOVE that t-shirt! Perfect pairing with the skirt too– I may actually be obsessed with this whole look.


  • You make a graphic tee and a pencil skirt look work-apprporiate perfection. I love all of the colors in this outfit, looks fabulous! xo

    • Thanks, lady! I actually wore this to work, so happy to hear you say that (and my HR is too, haha) x

  • The ones from Joe’s Jeans are nearly identical! I couldn’t believe how close the two are when I found them both — and if the JustFab ones are comfortable then they’re definitely the no-brainer choice. Super cute!
    grey et al

    • Crazy, right? I’d have to try on the Joe’s for a direct comparison (and I imagine they might last a bit longer), but these babies are a great solve. Glad you approve! x

  • mm those pumps are beautiful!!

  • Totally crushing on graphic tees right now. Love that they’re fashionable and functional! See you SOOO soon 🙂


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  • Love styling a pencil skirt with a tee, you look fantastic.


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