Monday, February 9, 2015

Statement Cardigan in Action













cardigan-J.Crew, shirt-Uniqlo(similar here), cords-Gap(similar here), boots-Steve Madden(similar here), necklace-chloe + isabel via Angela B, hat-Old Navy, sunnies-Ralph Lauren(similar here)

I featured the purchase of this cardi in this post, and I'm so pleased with how well it pairs with these red cords featured most recently here and here. This patchwork shirt from Uniqlo last seen here, (with surprise, surprise, these same cords) is a great piece no matter the season and adds additional pattern without overwhelming the overall look. I'd really like to try and style this sweater for a more professional ensemble, because it's a functional warm layer with pockets, and the stripes could bring a nice amount of color to a more neutral/monotone office outfit. We shall see.  

In other news, it was almost spring-like this past weekend, and I'm hoping that the days of tights under everything and heavy duty boots are coming to an end! Of course, I probably just jinxed myself with that statement... and I believe I did with Friday's forecast showing a high of 19 burrrrr. It's not time to pack up the tights and snow boots just yet. 

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