Stripes on Stripes

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Yesterday was the first day that I wished I had worn thicker layers. Not only did I wish this while wearing my “cute” outfit, but I also desperately wished I had put on thicker layers later that day when I went deer hunting. The boyfriend warned me. Did I listen? I’ll let you decide. And to answer your question, no I didn’t kill anything. I’m waiting on the big one to walk out.

On another note, I would like to know your stance on Christmas decorations and when they should be put out. Personally, I feel that they shouldn’t be put out until the day after Thanksgiving but I enjoy my decorations so much that I put mine up at the beginning of November…hypocritical? I think so. However, in my defense my decorations coordinate with my existing room decor so I feel that it wouldn’t be ridiculous to remain festive year round.

I’ll let you ponder on my philosophy.

Mental note to Taylor: I really should wear this jacket more often. You guys have only ever seen it one other time!

Shirt Dillard’s {on sale!}
Jacket similar
Skirt similar
Tights Forever 21
Booties Seychelles
Purse Coach similar
Sunglasses Coach similar
Scarf similar

Black+White

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If my favorite outfit could be summed up into one, this would be it. I’m sure I’ve said that before but for real this time! Black, white, and peplum!? How can I do any better? Aside from my outfit, I wanted to inform you guys that this is my birthday weekend. My birthday is actually on Monday, April 15th, but in reality it’s a month long celebration. You all do it too. It’s inevitable.

Top Karlie
Pants Forever 21
Sandals Seychelles
Purse Vintage Coach

A sailor of some sort

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Each and every time I wear this blazer, I feel that I can be on a ship out in the middle of the ocean taking on the role of a captain. Yes, it makes me feel like a sailor. You know what else I’ve noticed? I’ve worn stripes my last three posts. You could say I’m a little obsessed.

Blazer Local Boutique
Top Local Boutique
Shorts BB Dakota
Shoes Steve Madden
Watch Coach
Purse Target
Earrings Local Boutique

Speckled book + stripes

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Target keeps impressing me. I’ve honestly never been a Target guru until the Prabal Gurung for Target line came out. After that I’ve paid it a few more visits and I have been walking out with some really cute things that I have yet to regret purchasing. These shorts were one of those purchases. The fit is just amazing. Think a pair of J.Crew shorts if they were loose and skirt-like. Yep, that’s these shorts. It makes sense in my head. The speckled book print made me love them that much more. I should get a matching book for class! I haven’t had a speckled book since elementary school…if only I had had these shorts then too.

Top Dillard’s
Shorts Target
Oxfords TJ Maxx
Purse Steve Madden
Bracelets Bauble Bar/David Yurman

Stripes and polka dots

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I originally didn’t wear this outfit today. I started out in something that was very appropriate for spring. Little did I know, we would be having winter weather today. I just had to put on one of my favorite sweaters. For argument sake, I kept on the jeans and flats that I started the day off in. I’ll just have to save my cute spring outfit for another time. I may even put it with my new leather shorts when it warms up a bit. Trust me, it’s an outfit to look forward to.

Sweater J.Crew
Jeans Forever 21
Flats Nine West
Sunglasses Ray-Ban

Staples

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Today is a day full of staples. A staple skirt and a staple shirt were just what I wanted. I didn’t want to spend a lot of time on my outfit but I still wanted it to look put together. Even though basics like a black cardigan and skinny jeans are often considered staples, in my closet, however, I consider this tribal print skirt and striped shirt to be staples. I have found that no matter what I pair with each of them, the outfit will always be a blog worthy one.

Jacket Local Boutique
Shirt Dillard’s
Skirt Chelsea and Violet
Tights Jessica Simpson
Booties Vince Camuto
Scarf Gift
Watch Michael Kors
Arrow bangle Local Boutique