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







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





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





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







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