Spring Outfits!

Well, 10 inches of snow is falling outside right now so we thought we’d daydream about what we’d wear if it were spring!

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Jessi’s:

1. Dress up any outfit with tassels!
Tassel Drop Earrings :: Saks 5th Avenue (on sale for $18!)

2. Brighten up your day instantly with this dress.
A.L.C. Thomsen Dress :: Shopbop

3. Nothing says “Spring Please!” like a little floral.
Pink Rose Hair Barrette :: ClaudiaMadeThis via Etsy

4. Cut the color with a little edge.
Lauren Merkin Snakeskin Clutch :: Shopbop

5. Purrrrfect for curing winter outfit blues.
Selima Suede Ankle Booties :: The Outnet (similar)

6. Contrast with colored tights.
Pink Tights :: Uniqlo

Marlena’s:

1. These are the perfect shape and color!
Bilko Shades :: Nasty Gal

2. A short sleeved sweater works with any coolness still lingering in the air.
3.1 Phillip Lim Sleeveless Crop Sweater :: Shopbop

3. What a cute springy pattern!
Oh My Love Floral Shorts :: Urban Outfitters

4. I love a darling flat when the weather gets nicer.
Dolce Vita Pavari Skimmers :: Anthropologie

5. The 80s really nailed the clutch.
Red Clutch :: TheVintageMistress via Etsy
Think Spring, Kitties, while you don those cute snowsuits!

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A Lil’ Cranberry Sweater for Brunch

Something I’ve really come to love is a crop top. Trust me, this is a surprise even to me, but a welcome one! Since it’s not the 90’s anymore I’ve learned there are numerous ways to style a crop, and in fact the trend goes hand in hand with my love of all things high-waisted. I’m super excited about this cranberry cropped sweater courtesy of Shopbop! While navigating their site this popped out at me right away due to the striking color. Plus it looked warm and cozy, so score! Let me tell you kitties, this sweater is soooo comfy! It’s warm and fuzzy and not itchy at all. It’s actually a little more cropped than I usually like, so instead of pairing it with a high waisted skirt I threw it over one of my favorite polka-dot dresses. This dress is normally a summer staple but works perfectly with a sweater. I pulled out another old favorite for this look, these tapestry shoes! I love these heels dearly, but since they are pretty unique they don’t get a lot of action in my every day life.

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We shot these pictures on a Sunday, before the husband and I went out to brunch. Now, if you know me at all you know I luvvv a good brunch. And since I’ve been extra busy it was the best feeling to sleep in, spend a little extra time getting ready and feeling lovely and heading to brunch with my honey. I ordered croque madame bread pudding (yummmm!) and John and I split lemon-blueberry pancakes. It was decadent and just what I needed. Maybe I’m crazy but I love getting a lil’ dressed up for brunch; is anyone else on the same page as me? If so I highly recommend checking out Shopbop for a cute little dress or darling skirt!
Outfit details: Sweater :: Shopbop | shoes :: Modcloth (similar) | dress :: Target

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The Black and White Striped Skirt Styled 4 Ways!

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This black and white striped skirt is my best fashion weapon, kitties! While I’ve only worn it on the blog twice, it’s definitely one of my go-tos, especially on days when nothing is working. This skirt always works because it has endless possibilities! I thought it would be fun to do a little tribute to it and show 4 different ways you can style this darling. The skirt shown is from Modcloth.

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1. Color Pop

This is the easiest one because it adds a beautiful contrast against the stark black and white. I love the button down with skirt, and adding little oxfords is so preppy and adorable!
Wyatt Cobalt Colorblock :: Bluefly
Cause for Collaboration Heel :: Modcloth
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2. Pattern Mixing
This option is the one I probably do the most. Plaids, cats, polka dots: have fun! This pretty fuchsia top is hitting all the right notes for me, and I love the edgy feel of it paired with the boots.
Hewitt Printed Blouse :: Francesca’s
Jeffrey Campbell St. Elmo Boots :: Urban Outfitters
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3. Casual Chic
A cute white graphic tee with red heels is a lovely match! Add a statement necklace and you’re all set.
Joie Rancher J Tee :: Shopbop (they have a million cute white graphic tees, seriously!)
Melissa Classic Heel Pumps :: Shopbop

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4. Stripe on Stripe

To make this work, I’d go either smaller stripes like this one, or introduce some color. Add a fun floral heel for a break from the Stripey-Stripe Club!
Striped Crop Top :: Forever 21
Waltz Floral Print Pumps :: Ruche

Here I am mixing mine up for a holiday party with sequins and another one with a ruffled plaid:

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See the full posts here and here!

Hope I’ve offered some inspiration today! Xoxo

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