WIW: Plaid X 4

This is not very dressy but inspired by Angie's double plaid. The plaid pants are a little dark to see so I added the last photo, trying to show all the plaids.
The shirt is cotton but not flannel, the scarf has mixed 2 plaids with green. Too much?

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Holiday Capsule in Action

I posted most of my special-to-the-holidays items here: https://youlookfab.com/welookf.....ay-capsule
Here are some in action mixed with other wardrobe pieces;
1-4: "Silver bells". A rather casual day outfit of grey jeans and silver pieces. I got some compliments on the outfit. Worn out with a silvery grey puffer jacket for a topper.
5: Wassail bowl outfit based on Angie's orange pants ensemble and featured in another post.
6/7: red and green ( olive with pimento) and metallic gold ultra-casual with olive jeans and tee, red puffer best and bag, gold clutch and added gold sneakers for dog walking.
8/9: beaded skirt worn to a performance of The Messiah with black turtleneck, scarf with blues and teals, hopefully dressy kitten heeled ankle boots.
10/11: ultra-casual tee and jeans for tree trimming party, pewter booties, red bag, snowflake earrings.
I will try to add some finds from my iPad. Any suggestions are helpful. What works and what needs improvement?

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WIW: Orange top, Burgundy bottom: The Wassail Bowl festive outfit

I don't have orange pants, so reversed Angie's ensemble to try to create a casually festive outfit that I call wassail bowl, hot punch of burgundy wine (pants and other bits of deep wine color), blood oranges with juice (sweater and bag), a bit of whiskey (belt and boots) and studded with some cloves (brown of bag trim).
Does this work? Comments and suggestions are welcomed.

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My Holiday Capsule

Below are the key pieces from my winter holiday capsule. I would mix these in with neutral essentials and jewelry. I forgot to include pearls...necklaces, earrings and a ring.
Do you have any suggestions? I know that I could use some sparkly booties but don't think I would get enough wear out of them. I would like to add just a few pieces of green but have not found the right ones.

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A Quick Kitchen Sink: 2 Ways

I had to try the kitchen sink outfit. I have 2 pleated skirts... A plain black and a crazy print that represents the kitchen sink on it's own with several colors and different prints combined.
1-3 are the black skirt with black Paige Hoxton released hem jeans, the closest thing I have to leggings. Are the released hems too much?
4 is the crazy skirt with a graphic tee and Hoxtons. This version needs more work, I think. Shoes for both are Me Too black patent kitten heels. Your comments and suggestions are welcomed! I did get a hair cut after these were taken. It was getting long enough to flip up on the ends!

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Olive, Black and Cream 2 Ways

Inspired by Angie's ensemble post on Friday, here are 2 attempts:
1-3: cream top, very dark olive jeans, cream booties, olive coat, pearls, cream and olive scarf, black and white bag.
4-6: dark denim jeans, black and cream stripe shirt, pearls, olive jacket, black and white bag, black and cream oxfords. I wore a black leather coat ( not shown) over this when going out.
I enjoyed both outfits and liked the white/ cream very much to lighten up the dark colors. Comments and suggestions welcomed.

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My burgundy capsule, a work in progress

I'm not sure how to link this to Angie's blog post because it comes straight from my capsules in Finds. I often mix pieces of this capsule with grey because of grey in several of the prints. These are pieces that can work from hot fall into the coldest winter months. It is getting heavy wear right now. The jeans are new this fall replacing 2 pair with a low rise.
What should I add? Delete? Suggestions for styling are always welcomed.

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WIW: Cranberry, Pumpkin & Bordeaux

Inspired by Angie's amazing fall color combination, I have been playing with versions the last few days. About the only pink I have for fall is a pink coat.
I'm not sure about these looks, but this included all three colors. I would love to know your thoughts and suggestions.

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WIW: Skirt with tall boots

I wore this outfit s couple of times last week inspired by Angie's post but did not get a photo of the outfit. I wore sheer black stockings with it but the boots hid them. The skirt hits my lower knee. Suggestions for improvement or comments welcomed.

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Stripes, Dots, Giraffe, Plaid for Halloween

I really don't intend this to look like a costume, but wanted to play with Angie's Friday ensemble today. The pieces are mostly in my Finds below except that the tee under the orange blazer is an orange and light orange stripe. I could easily sub in leopard flats or shirt. Too much?

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