The Sweater Dress

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| dress | jacket | sneakers | bag | scarf |

I don’t love wearing tons of layers. That’s why I will never survive somewhere that’s average winter temperature is in the 30’s. I can handle it on occasion but prefer the South’s mild winters.  This past weekend, my mom and I visited my brother in Chicago, and Lord have mercy!!! It was eight degrees when we landed. I had to buy a new coat because the one I brought (heaviest I own) wouldn’t suffice.

Last week in Dallas it dipped into the 30’s, and I immediately grabbed this cozy sweater dress. Call me crazy for having bare legs, but this beats the plaid skirt I wore everyday to school growing up. I layered this shearling lined denim jacket to bear the cold. This was the comfiest look for the coldest day!

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A few of my favorite things

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| blouse (others: 1, 2, 3) | skirt | boots | bag |

I’ve worn this blouse about 17 times since I got it… And that was last month. You can probably see why I like it so much. It’s different! The combination of many textures and patterns make this blouse a standout piece. I’m constantly on the hunt for something that not everyone has. Something with great detail. And I found it! See the different color ways linked above.

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Olive You

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| sweater | pants | shoes | bag | earrings |

I love adding olive pieces to my wardrobe. Olive is both a neutral without being boring and a color without being overbearing. The right olive pieces can be worn year round. Think olive jeans or a military style vest. Both of these can be worn with chunky sweaters in the fall and linen blouses in the spring.

I picked up these olive pants at a consignment store but linked a similar option above. This is another example of something that can be worn throughout the year. As we move toward summer, I’ll style these pants with an eyelet blouse and espadrilles.

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Western Inspired

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| dress: 1, 2, 3, 4 | vest | boots | bag | sunglasses |

Hi Friends! Happy Monday! I hope everyone had a wonderful weekend. I spent lots of time outside enjoying this beautiful Dallas weather.

I want to share this scarf printed dress with you guys. I purchased it about a month ago from the Zara sale, and of course it’s no longer online. I found a few similar options for you to choose from though! I was influenced by the buckles in the print to create a western inspired look. I added my favorite booties and fur vest. Go from day to night, by losing the vest and boots and adding a heel and clutch.

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Frayed

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| sweater | jeans (others: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7) | shoes | bag | sunglasses |

Frayed edges are everywhere! Sweaters, jackets, denim. You name it! They are a must-have. These jeans combine a few of my favorite denim trends: the baby bootcut, side seam detailing and the released hem with frayed edges. This jean will be the perfect piece to take into spring and summer. The colors are fresh, and you can’t go wrong with a light wash! How should I style them for spring?

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Textured Combo

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| top | similar skirts: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 | espadrilles | bag | sunnies | earrings |

My hair will continue to be on top of my head if it stays this hot. Mercy…

Skirts can be hard to style. You want the perfect top to tuck in, to leave out or to sit right at the top of your waistband. I often avoid skirts unless I know I have that perfect top to pair back. I bought this skirt as a set to the matching blouse, BUT I hadn’t figured out what else to pair it with until I felt inspired by its texture. I tucked this old eyelet blouse into the skirt for the perfect work look.

Get inspired by what you already have in your closet!

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Business Casual

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| blouse: 1, 2, 3 | bottoms: 1, 2 | bag: 1, 2 | loafer: 1, 2, 3, 4 | sunglasses |

I’m thankful I can wear most anything to work. “Athleisure Mondays” are the best because they make starting a new week a little easier. You can wear your favorite workout gear whether you’re an Adidas girl or love Lululemon. A fairly loose dress code also allows me to be creative. I can look like I have a “real” job and wear a blouse and trousers, OR I can wear my new wide-leg chambray pants and five inch platforms. I don’t think those would fly at JP Morgan.

Do you have a dress code? I’d love to hear how you get creative with your workwear.

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