I have very few cardigans however this one is still in the closet as a valuable addition to a spring wardrobe. It is more refined than some being a silk knit. Also up for evaluation is the pair of white jeans. They have a high rise. Keep? Cardigan, keep or donate? The jeans are Madewell and, if I keep, need a waist adjustment. Striped tee is old AT. Loafers are Naturalzer. Cardigan is old Jones New York. What do you think?
Category: What I Wore
- ETA Close Ups Cardigan as pullover and K/R jeans
- Moto and dress: the cold spring sweater dress version
- Simple outfit with high rise wide pants and welted sweater
- St. Patrick Challenge: Day 4-5-6
- WIWCC-Valentines (3 days)
- WIW: CC for today and Sunday
- WIW: Black pants outfit based on #1
- WIW: Turquoise and white booties
- Skirted Combat Boot Chic
- WIW: Combat Chic #1
On a cold spring Sunday morning I brought up Angie's dress with moto jacket formula. Except for being a dress with a moto jacket, it does not actually fit any of her examples. The dress is Nordstroms BP, moto is Vince, nude mini-fishnet stockings, Aquatalia suede booties, bag is Liebeskind Berlin....all rather light dove grey neutral. Arm candy is three different friendship bracelets. Necklace is JJill leather, crystal and steel.
Would silver loafers have looked better with dress.? I felt warm and cozy even with the unlined light leather jacket .
Does the dress look too big? Suggestions and comments welcomed.
A neutrals outfit . Does this work on me? Worn to daily Mass and out shopping. Outside I put my olive jacket over all. Bag is a simple black back-saver leather bag/backpack. I used a smaller animal print cross-body for church. Bonus: bald eagle on top of church. Not a good photo with my old iPhone. Last photo is with scarf added.
I am continuing to comb the closet for green this week. Yesterday was a blizzard and I did not leave the house but did wear olive green jeans and a wooly warm faire isle sweater with olive green in it. ( see first find for jeans, last find for sweater)
Today I am wearing black jeans and a Vince olive cashmere sweater, nubby scarf with olive and turquoise and white. I wore waterproof grey hiking boots for snow and ice when I went out. Please overlook my slippers and unstyled hair in photos.
Your suggestions and comments are most welcome. I am not sure if I should even wear olive, but I like the color.
Day 5&6; scroll down
To continue the Color Challenge:
Tuesday ( 1/2): is an outfit I wore to meetings, red- orange EF dress, taupe jacket, booties and bag
Wednesday (3/4): worn to teach. Pink and white. Pink floral top under a thrifted merino pink hoodie, white EF jeans, pink socks and added my white booties.
Thursday: I started out with 5 and did not like it (red pants, red graphic sports hoodie under tweedy jacket).
I changed into a more tomato red outfit of pants, turtleneck, quilted vest, white booties. (6) I felt like too much red so added white and grey scarf not styled here. (7)
I am curious to know what you think works and what does not.
Since I don’t think I’ll be able to participate, I decided to pull from my Cold Spring capsule for a few days at least.
Sunday, cream/grey tweedy sweater dress. I wore OTK light taupe suede boots and carried a taupe bag. My topper was a white puffer. This worn to see Oscar Animated Shorts and dinner at a lovely tea house.
Today I went all out blush with an oversized blush chunky sweater, blush jeans, tan suede loafers and light tan socks as it is snowy and cold. Do these colors work together? Does the sweater overwhelm?
Last photos are an outfit last week, an early stab at the no dark neutrals. Light greys and white. Is the hat silly?
I welcome your suggestions and comments.
Based on Angies blog ideas of ways to wear black pants for business, I tried this one (#1) casually with black jeans. I used a black and white dotty scarf for the blouse, snake booties and clutch bag. Maybe not for business, but does this work?
I tried a couple of turquoise pieces together today, mostly to see if they worked together... the EF jeans and JC checked shirt. With some snow and ice still on the ground, I opted for the white booties rather than the turquoise loafers. What do you think? Too springy for early February? Do you think the colors clash? The colors in the photos are pretty true. How about the fit of the jeans? They have a 9-10 inch rise in front but still hit at least 3 inches below my navel. Too low rise?
Not sure this outfit is combat chic but I did enjoy it, inspired by the blog’s Equestrian outfit, but I did not do black. This is mostly burgundy and brown. The skirt is also not the right length or material but a burgundy leather A-line, it was cold so I wore dark brown tights for warmth. The blazer is a brown and cream glen plaid. Worn over a dark brown EF silk basic long sleeved tee.
Same burgundy quilted ankle boots as last time.
Using Angie’s blog photos and what is in my closet, this outfit was inspired by #1, Architecturial Darkness.
What do you think?
Jeans are Paige, Old Sweet Pea assymetrical Top, Michael Michael Kors coat, Flex booties, Makowsky leather bag from consignment bought to compliment the booties. Some of the Finds are similar items.
If this outfit is a success, I want to try these booties with skirts. Comments and suggestions welcomed. You have so many good ideas.