Category Archives: What I’m wearing

What I’ve been wearing.

Summer Outfits

Here’s a few outfits I’ve been wearing.

Boden Elise Skirt 

Boden Elise Skirt

I paired it with a dark jean jacket from Old Navy and a plain white tee.  I love the fabric and fit of this skirt.  It’s a soft knit and falls nicely to my knees for work.

Boden Summer Bloom Skirt

boden summer bloom skirt

I love this skirt.  The color is vibrant and the fit is nice for my shape.

Anthropologie Dress

Anthropologie dress

I can’t find this dress on their site anymore, but I love the handkerchief hem.

Anthropologie Top

anthropologie top

I like this soft and comfortable top with it’s boho print and vivid blue trim.

 

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Spring Outfits

Here’s a few pics of what I’ve been wearing this spring.

Old Navy Dress

Old Navy Dress

I think they sold out of this, but I got this striped tank dress from Old Navy in the early spring.  I paired it with a blue cardigan from Banana Republic.

Moto Style Jacket and Metallic Ballet Flats

moto jacketI got this moto jacket the day after Christmas when shopping with my cousin.  I decided to pair it with a sweater tee from Paris, my metallic pink ballet flats and layered gold jewelry.

Peach Sweater

peach sweaterThe sweater is from Target, the tee from Boden, necklace from Charming Charlie and the jeans from Ann Taylor Loft.

Black and White

white jacketBlack and white blouse from Loft, Jeans from Loft, and pop of blue with my flats from DSW.  The white jacket is from Old Navy.

Black and White Part 2

black and whiteI found these curvy capris at Kohls and was so happy!  Cute patterned pants that fit me, very rare.  The top is from Target and the necklace an old stitch fix.

Golden Tote top

white blouseThis white blouse was from one of my recent Golden Totes and I paired it with some gold jewelry from Charming Charlie and a suede moto jacket.

Anthropologie Dress

blue dressFor work I paired this with an off white linen/denim jacket.  I love this dress and the fit is right on for me.

Boden Spring Picks

I had been dog-earing the latest Boden catalogs with zeal and finally decided to break down and order some of my picks.  I had been waiting until the weather warmed up because I don’t like having new clothes that I can’t wear for many months.  I often end up forgetting about them or not being as excited when it’s finally time to wear them.  Here’s what I got:

Casual Dip Back Sweater 

boden casual dip back sweater

To me this was much more like a sweatshirt than a sweater, but I loved it.  I wore it to work the next day and it was super cozy.  The inventory is running low on this one.

Sundowner Dress

Boden Sundowner Dress

Looking at this picture now I’m sad that I returned it, but when I tried it on I found that the neckline was just too low for me to feel comfortable at work.  Because of the way the dress is made with pleats at the top it sort of bloused out when I sat down and it was very low cut.  For this reason it just didn’t feel conservative enough for work but it was cute on.  I loved the fabric and pattern and could have paired it with any color cardigan.

Pretty Pleat Skirt and The Shirt

Boden Pretty Pleat Skirt and The Shirt

I had originally wanted this skirt in the mustard and grey color and had just been waiting to buy it but it was out of stock in my size so I got the red and blue instead.  I absolutely love the colors in person.  This is a very flattering skirt and I can’t wait to wear it.  I wonder if I should have gotten the long length just to be a little more work appropriate but my husband said it looked very professional and flattering and I should keep it.

I didn’t care for the shirt though and that went back.  I found the material very stiff and un-moving and I prefer softer fabrics on button ups.  I’ll pair the skirt with a different white button down.

Pall Mall Dress

Boden Pall Mall Dress

I really like this dress from the front, but in the back there is a seam that sticks out funny at the bottom and it makes me look almost like I have a tail or something.  I’m hoping if I iron it or wear it for a while it will be less stiff and look less odd.  Overall it’s a cute dress though.

Polka Dot Printed Jersey Shirt

Boden Printed Jersey Shirt

 

I love this knit blouse.  I already have it in a dachshund print and was excited to see it in red polka dots.  It looks super cute tucked into skirts too.  I have a few more items that I ordered after this batch so I’ll do another post when those arrive.

January Outfits

Here’s what I’ve been wearing this month that I remembered to take pictures of.

Boden Sixties Mini and Lightweight Roll Neck

boden sixties mini

I love the striped top combo with the navy skirt and tights.  This is one of my favorite Boden skirts.

Boden Isla Dress

Boden Isla DressUnfortunately it looks like this dress is completely out of stock on their website.  I really love this dress for the winter and it fits very nicely.

Loft Red Skirt and Polka Dot Top

loft red skirt

This felt very “Valentines Day” to me, but I love the bright red skirt and black/white combo.  I realize I’ve been wearing those shoes a lot recently.

Leopard Pointy Toe Pumps

leopard pump

These are the selena pump from Nine West, but it looks like these are sold out online too.  I love these shoes!  I paired them with my coated skinny jeans from Loft and a sweater from Target.

Pink 80’s Shoes

pink shoes

These are the Speakup Flats from Nine West, but no longer available in this amazing color.  They always remind me of the 80’s when I wear them.  The top is from Golden Tote.

December Outfits

Looking back, I see that I wore a lot of black and Cobalt blue.  I’ve definitely made the transition to dark winter colors without even realizing it.  Here’s what I’ve been wearing.

Red JeansI got inspiration for the red jeans outfit from pinterest.  I wouldn’t have thought to pair stripes with leopard print, but it works!

Cobalt Blue Dress

I got this dress from Kohls on Black Friday.  It’s a nice soft knit and warm for the office.

Pixie Pants

These are my cobalt pixie pants from Old Navy and my beloved bomber jacket from Golden Tote.

Boden British Tweed Mini

Here I paired my Boden British Tweed Mini with a sweater I got from Target (also on Black Friday) and my Loft booties.

Chevron print blouse

The skirt is from a few years ago from Loft, and the blouse is from ModCloth or Piperlime, I can’t remember which.

Golden Tote drapey cardigan

Drapey Cardigan from Golden Tote surprise item.

Golden Tote Dress

Knit Dress from Golden Tote as a surprise item.

Golden Tote Faux Leather JacketAnd again, my bomber jacket from Golden Tote which I love wearing.  The sweater is from Target.

 

Fall Color Combos

I decided to try out some nice fall color combos using my favorite hues.  I started with mustard and eggplant.

Fall Colors

I got the dress at Anthropologie last year, the cardigan and necklace are from Old Navy, and the boots are old.

Plum and Teal

Next I tried this combo with my eggplant/plum colored jeans and a teal green sweater.  I love the color combo and it felt so appropriate for fall.

Golden Tote Swing Dress

 

Here I paired my swing dress from Golden Tote with an eggplant chevron patterned scarf from Charming Charlie (my new favorite accessory store!) and a bracelet watch from Charming Charlie.  If you have a store near you, I highly recommend it.  The store is organized by color and it is so much fun to browse there.

Kimono topLast, I wore this Kimono I got while in London from Dorothy Perkins.  I paired it with a solid black tee and black jeans.  The flats I got from DSW last year and I love the color.