In yesterday's WIW with the blue button down striped shirt ( Angie recommended I go to Banana Republic to try on their blue striped button down shirt. I had to go return a dress at BR today so I found this shirt (1-3)--is this the one you were thinking of Angie? This is a size 6. What do you and everyone else think--is this a better fit than the previous old shirts I posted? I certainly feel like this is more ladylike and in keeping with my style with the pink stripes and closer fit. Is it better than the Casual Corner shirt in my post above? Is this a keep or should I keep looking?

Also since I returned the Trina Turk dress, I browsed the TT section and found this bright yellow/pink/orange psychedelic print tunic (4-5). I sized down to a 4 because I wanted a slimmer fit. I have been looking for some casual but nice MOTG tops. What do you think of this on me? I know DH is going to complain it's too bright and hurts his eyes (he doesn't like 70's patterns) but what do you think--chic or clownish? I like it--it kind of reminds me of Shannon's recent bright swirly tunic (

Then I also bought a few needed summer basics--neutral sun hats and flat black sandals. (I was very proud of myself for sticking to my list of basic wardrobe holes today and not getting distracted by statement piece shopping like I usually do!). What do you think of these?
6-7. Banana Republic beige and white stripe hat
8. Big Buddha black straw hat with white ribbon from DSW
9. Bare Trap black sandals from DSW. These are size 7--I usually wear 7.5 but these seemed to fit better--are they too short? I have some more black sandals coming in the mail from Nordstrom soon so this is not the only option--will do a full comparison later.

Thanks for your help!

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