Baby it’s COLD outside . . .
Was I complaining last week about the mild, rainy weather?
Did I say I was missing the crisp, clear, cold winter days?
Can someone please SLAP me if I ever say that again?
Okay, now I’ll be honest. I really do prefer the sunshine over the gloomy, even if it is in the single digits with the wind chill factor. But this weather does not bode well for style posts. I am TOO COLD to care if the sweater is flattering or how many times I wear the same pair of boots, as you will plainly see from this week’s pictures.
You know it’s cold when I dig out the turtlenecks. I am well aware that this style does nothing for me, with my short neck and squarish shoulders, but I don’t care when it’s 20 degrees outside. It’s cozy and warm and hey, I tried to salvage the outfit with a necklace. Give me some credit for that, at least.
pink turtleneck :: Ann Taylor (old)
skinnies :: Bloomies (old)
gray boots :: UGGs (similar)
green satchel :: Zappos (sold out!)
necklace :: Silpada
I picked up this striped top at Nordstrom a few weeks ago. It just struck my fancy and I had to have it. Yes, I froze the day I wore this outfit. And yes, I forgot to wear jewelry!
red top :: Nordstrom (Olivia Moon Stripe Twist Neck Tunic)
skinnies :: Bloomingdales
gray boots :: UGGs (similar)
This is not the only day that I wore a different pair of pants; it’s just the only day that I documented it. I wore these red jeans and this black striped top to a friend’s house for the evening. And I have no idea why I look like such a dork. My husband was taking pictures and I was probably trying not to look annoyed, lol.
striped sweater :: local shop
red jeans :: local shop (similar)
boots :: you know these by now, right??
I think this was Saturday, and we went to the movies. Knowing I would be wearing a 3/4-length puffer coat in and out, and it’s dark in there, I figured no one cared if I wore my yoga pants. Plus, I figure the cute top cancels out the yoga pant factor. (I can justify almost anything, try me!)
black top :: Oakley Outlet (Marled Cowl Neck Tee)
lavender tank :: JCrew
yoga pants :: Athleta
UGGs :: Bloomies (although I changed to sneakers before going out)
necklace :: Grace Tags (unfortunately out of business)
A weak attempt to wear something other than UGGs.
drapey sweater :: Nordstrom (ages ago)
red top :: Banana Republic (Timeless Tee)
skinnies :: yep, same ones!
boots :: Dansko (for review, now at 6PM.com – Brinkley Boot)
Nothing new here, even the sweater is a copy of a previous one. I told you I don’t care about being repetitive when it’s this cold!
Let’s hope it warms up or I might put you guys to sleep with this column next week!
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