You may have noticed that I’ve stuck to a pretty neutral color palette for my trip. When traveling, I always like to pack similar colors so that I can mix and match outfits and everything goes together.
Today I’m wearing grey and black. I love this grey t shirt- it has a cool shape, I love the neckline, and it’s cute with my black bralette peeking out. For warmth, I’ll throw on a black short jacket that has a little style- a big improvement over the black North Face on the left.
This crazy Pacific Northwest weather! After what felt like spring yesterday there is frost on the ground today. It’s cold out there!
Today I’m wearing jeans again- and this time I’m showing looser fitting jeans- since not everyone wants to wear skinnys!
These are my Paige Premium denim and they fit so well. They are a dark blue wash, the waistband is high (no whale tail peeking out the back) and I like the boot cut.
On the right I’m showing just jeans and the turtleneck. Nothing wrong with this look- add a necklace and it could be really cute. However, because it is so darn cold- I decided to add a vest and a scarf.
I like the multiple layers and the contrasting patterns (quilted vest, cable knit sweater and the floral scarf). On my feet I’m wearing my wedge black shoes again! I knew I’d love these babies!
My linkup today is with Girlymama for Fashion Friday! Have fun!
I’ve read that dressing from head to toe in one color is slimming, and God knows after all the junk I’ve been eating (and drinking) lately, I could use a slimming outfit- so here I go.
Unfortunately, in my outfit on the right I look a little plain and awkward. Part of it is the bulge of my belt under the sweater. It looks like I’m packing heat! I’m not, I promise!!
Since I’m pretty much all blue- it’s important to have something different about my look- hence the necklace. I picked up this little number at Forever 21- one of my favorite places for cheap jewelry. Go often though- sometimes it’s a total miss!
Just to give the outfit a bit more shape and definition, I’ve also tucked in my sweater showing off this cool braided belt. Another simple and easy outfit using only a few items from my closet!
Last week when I wore this blouse, I had it tucked in to a pencil skirt and it looked very conservative and ladylike. (The look on the right is my BEFORE look, to see the after, click on pencil skirt).
Today is my ‘glam version’! I don’t know why, but whenever I pair anything with this faux fur, I always feel like a rock star!
This afternoon I have a work luncheon, and I thought it would be fun to dress a little festive. I paired this gorgeous silk top with my dark jeans (I know, jeans again at work? Really?! I figure they sort of look like dress pants if you don’t look close!). Then to top it all off, added the fur, necklace and heels.
I’m working from home in order to take care of my new puppy! Yes, you heard me right! I am now a proud dog owner. For those of you who know me personally, I’m sure you never thought this day would come (I sure didn’t). But then again, you never know when you’ll fall in love!
The thing with working from home is that unless I get dressed in ‘work clothes’ I don’t feel like I’m working. So, although no one will probably see me (well, I might run to Safeway), I’ll still dress somewhat professionally just to set my mind in work mode!
I’ve paired my jeans with this cute chambray shirt and then to make it more professional, I’ve layered my cream blazer. Since this jacket has 3/4 sleeves, and the shirt underneath has full sleeves- I decided to roll the shirt sleeves into the blazer sleeves- so they don’t hang out below.
I also added a belt (leopard this time!) and a necklace and then threw on my leopard heels to really add some personality. Although truth be told- since I’m at home I’ll probably be wearing slippers- (or maybe even these UGGS- but I promise I will not go out in public wearing them. They look awful! )
For anyone who is interested- here is my puppy, Sadie!