While “shopping my closet” I was tiring to play with pieces that are quintessential fall and make them late summer appropriate. This black mini skirt has been in and out of rotation for a few years now and is just as cute in the winter (seen here) as it is in early fall styled with a denim jacket and espadrilles.
This black and white gingham blazer is my second blazer from Veronica Beard and I found both of them at Nordstrom Rack! I had always wanted a plaid timeless blazer and this fit the bill perfectly! The blazer came with me to Massachusetts earlier this Summer and was so cute with cutoffs and a flowy black tank. Transitioning into Fall (which I don’t have any business doing yet) I paired it with a tee shirt, denim and flats – this combo will be on high rotation through Fall. Then when winter comes around a cool all-black look is on docket!
#nonewclothes is making it kinda hard to have the drive to do full-blown outfit shoots anymore…sorry!! Tagging all of the products worn in these outfits from the past two weeks that I posted on instagram!
As my mom was taking these photos she was saying “your Mimi would be so disappointed that you’re wearing white jeans in the winter”!! Well, sorry Mimi it is 2018 and I love me a winter white moment. The hard thing with wearing white jeans in the winter is that most of my tops/sweaters are darker colors making it a super harsh contrast. Layering it or wearing lighter or more oversized tops seems to help!
This blazer and denim jacket layers combo is perfect if you’re in a climate that is cold but not freezing. Speaking of being cold, my fingers are semi-uncomfortable typing this because it is cold here in Houston and I am 1. cheap 2. hate artificial heat so…being cold it is.
If you are a good friend of mine or have been reading this blog when it was called Simply Southern you may have heard this theory of mine: We are prettier in the cold. When it is cold your skin gets rose-y in a cute way compared to when it’s hot outside and your skin is red from sweat which is not cute at all. We look cute when our nose is a little red after walking outside for a minute, flushed in the best way possible.
Okay, back to the outfit. Being in Houston investing in more coats is not something I think is worthy so layering lightweight jackets will have to do. In this exact situation, the only cons were that I wish I had worn a sweater over my tee shirt and had put on a coat coat over my blazer. Once entering a bar or restaurant I didn’t have a layer to automatically shed which felt a little unnatural in this weather.
I have to be that person real quick because all I see in that fur outfit is how damn plump my face is! Okay moving along, clearly I this feather skirt holds a special new years eve place in my heart. I think last years outfit was my favorite, sweater and boots made it a little less oh hot damn girl, you got on a feather skirt!
The fun sequin dress in the selfie picture I wore on New Years last year but only ended up going to an early bird dinner and a movie. So, I brought it out again for a Holiday Party last weekend and she was a hit! I have always loved looking through ebay or the outnet for designer pieces that I know the specifics of.
Sorry for being MIA around here- kinda needed a mental break and will be refreshed in the new year! Hope you all have a great new years eve!