Hi, everyone. Happy mid-January! Today my July baby turns 6 months, which seems like such a big milestone (cue the mom-whose-last-baby-is-growing-up-too-fast tears). I hope you all had a great week.
Here’s a look at what I wore this week (and how I feel about it). Remember, my main goal is to get more comfortable with my style and looking back at what is and is not working has been a great tool to help me. I also really think looking at my capsule stats helps a lot. Each week I feel I’m getting a little more comfortable with my style.
Wow. Just wow. This outfit is not working….period. I feel like it didn’t look as bad in the mirror (or else I would NOT have worn it). 😉 You know, this cardigan was a part of my least favorite outfit last week, so I’m starting to think it just doesn’t work for me? It looks so frumpy. Or maybe I’m not styling it right? It’s interesting because a longer length camel cardigan was pretty much #1 on my wish list because I love the way they look, but either this one is not right or it’s a style that doesn’t suit me.
In all honesty, I didn’t even want to post it, but I feel like that’s kind of “cheating” because I want this to be a real blog about what I’m really wearing every single day – the good. the bad. and the frumpy, horrible, embarrassing. 😉
I got these new shoes after realizing the last time I wore tights that I didn’t have any shoes I liked to wear them. I was going to get black ankle booties, but decided to branch out a bit since I have a closet full of those and add something more interesting with these black and gray corduroy texture oxford heels. I had a gift card to Off Broadway Shoe Warehouse as a thank you for a previous post I did with them, so I chose these.
I still am in love with my Brass Dress though (and I ruined it with this sweater!!), I have now washed it twice and it comes out ready to wear, which is a huge bonus in my book.
What do you think – am I styling it wrong or is it just never going to work? Input appreciated!
I loved all of the neutrals today. I love this Baukjen sweater because it makes nursing and pumping so easy. Last time I wore it with black pants and it felt a little too “formal” and grown up, so I went with skinny jeans and lace-up flats to give it more edge.
Total random side note: I have noticed that when I wear these jeans it looks like I’m standing with my knees bent? Is it the placement of the fading? I wonder if it looks that way in real life? Just so you know, my legs are straight in these pics 🙂
Remember in my Capsule Stats post I said I wanted to make more of an effort to wear my blazer. One day later I wore it! I went with a monochromatic look pairing it with a dark gray tee (from Brass) for comfort, skinny jeans, and lace-up flats to make it a little more casual and fun.
And then there’s these Nickel and Suede earrings I was lucky enough to be sent. I have been a fan of N&S forever and they always mention that their leather earrings are lightweight and they aren’t lying. I’m wearing them as I type and I truly cannot feel a thing. I stopped wearing heavy earrings a while ago because they just drove me crazy by the end of the day! These are amazing and they just released some gorgeous new colors in their lightweight leather earrings . This Snow Leopard print is the Earring of the Month, so they’re on sale during January! I’m wearing the small size for reference.
This outfit is my jam! This sweater is so comfy and I feel good in it because it covers my trouble areas and I’ve mentioned multiple times how happy I am that bootcut jeans are popular again. And the good news is they are feeling like they’re getting a bit looser!! My hope is that soon enough I’ll have to go back to Thred Up to get a smaller size. I got these Gap ones there using credits from items I sent in – that is the way to go. You can use this link to get a $20 shop credit.
It’s plain and simple, but it felt like me.
I’m looking sideways for two reasons: 1) it’s just easier than looking at the camera and capturing a normal face 😉 and more importantly 2) THESE EARRINGS needed to be showed off. I love this color and the cool texture.
My friend, Andrea, posted last weekend about clogs making a comeback and it reminded me that I had run across these oldies but goodies that in all of my recent closet purging could never part with. I think I’ve had them for about 10 years and decided to bring them back into the closet. If Birks are back, Danskos couldn’t be far behind, am I right?!
I pulled this Broncos shirt out of my special tee shirt drawer (math tees, school spirit tees, team tees) because all of the kids had Broncos spirit days at school I thought I’d join in! I didn’t have any cardigans that went well, so I relied on my trusty chambray shirt.