Accessorize with a brooch

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| sweater | plaid coat: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 | jeans | vintage brooch: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 |

Elevate your winter coat with a vintage brooch. You can find them at consignment stores, on Etsy and in your grandmother’s jewelry box, but don’t take before asking! I received this vintage Chanel brooch for Christmas, and I’ve had a lot of fun styling it. I haven’t worn brooches much until now, but I love how they can complete any outfit.

I bought this coat at Zara last weekend in Chicago, and of course I can’t find it online. I did link some other fabulous plaid coats, so you can recreate my look. Now is a great time to buy a coat because many are on sale! The booties were a Christmas gift from last year, so I can’t find them either.

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Transitions

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| sweater | skirt | shoes | necklaces: 1, 2, 3 |

The necklaces I wear hold meaning, and rarely do I take them off. I can’t help but be a sentimental person! My parents gave me the pearl necklace when I graduated from Christ Methodist Day School in the 6th grade. Then they gave me the diamond necklace for my high school graduation. I received the gold pendant from Henry our senior year at SMU, and I don’t think I’ve taken it off once. These pieces of jewelry mark special moments in my life and times of great transition.

Speaking of transitions – grab your favorite sweater, and pair it with a pleated skirt for the perfect transitional look. It may be February, but temps have been in the 70s here. Find the perfect balance with a sweater and skirt combo.

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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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Pinky Promise

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| sweater | coat | jeans | flats: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 | bow |

How fun are these jeans? Sweet Henry gave them to me for Christmas, and of course, I couldn’t wait to wear them. I grabbed my pink sweater and coat to wear to work. Margaret gave me the velvet bow that matches the jeans perfectly. I love how fresh and light this winter look is. I definitely recommend purchasing a blush coat – you’ll be surprised how much it goes with! Let me know if you need help styling your own pink coat.

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Mad for Plaid

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| dress | jacket (2) | boots (2) | scarf | bracelets: 1, 2, 3 |

Happy Monday!! I hope you all had a great weekend. My roommates and I spent the weekend packing up our apartment in anticipation of our move this week. “Moving is fun!” said no one ever. I can’t wait to be unpacked and settled in our new place this coming week.

Now onto more exciting things: my outfit. I love a mini dress and over-the-knee boot combination. It’s a classic fall go-to that can be recreated many different ways. I picked up this plaid dress at Zara while in Chicago visiting my brother. This leather jacket is a vintage piece from my mom’s closet that I snagged while home a few weeks ago. She doesn’t wear it anymore, so now I get to! I received these suede boots last year for Christmas and what a staple they are. Wear them with jeans, tights and dresses or skirts – basically your entire winter wardrobe. I linked the exact pair plus a budget friendly option.

I hope y’all have a great week. Let me know if there is anything you would like for me to post about!

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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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Laces and Bows

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| tee | jeans (2) | sandals (2) | bag | scarf |

So many bows, so little time! Bows don’t always have to be girly. I love to mix patterns and textures to make an outfit more interesting: straw, silk, cotton, denim and leather all in one! Try mixing some of your favorite pieces to create a unique look.

Shop my look by following the links above, and don’t forget to share this post with a friend!