I loved wearing this outfit. LOVED. Why? I felt like I was branching a bit with my own style, even though when I look at the bones of this outfit, it totally reflects my personal style outlook (comfy + classy + quirky).
This outfit started out with me wanting to wear my brogues in a different way, this time with tights and a skirt or dress. (Previously, I had worn my brogues with pants and jeans.) Then, it all came together when I realized I could layer my argyle sweater over my navy dress + navy tights. And if you’re a longtime reader (as always, thank you!), then you know that wearing dresses as skirts is one of my favorite style tricks. #winning
One of my favorite things about this sweater — which I’ve had for a decade and counting — is how it’s a single piece that’s pattern-mixing argyle (on the front) with stripes (on the back). Done and done! 🙂
These burgundy brogues look SO GOOD with navy, y’all. So appropriate for fall. The brogues + tights combo felt a bit ’40s retro to me, in such a good way. And soooooooo comfortable.
Can you tell I had a lot of fun taking these photos? Y’all know I love a good twirl!
And finally, super cute photos in front of our picturesque side gate. You’ve seen those stairs before in this post, and the latticed side of our fence in yesterday’s post. It felt like the perfect morning — all dewy and fresh and green — to take a few snaps in front of our “sequoia red” gate (the front of which I stained myself!).
Weather: Sunny and crisp fall day
Where: Behind-the-scenes work day
- Sweater: Smart Set, trip to PEI in 2006
- Dress: Macy’s, old
- Tights: American Apparel, old
- Brogues: Clarks, last winter
- Necklace: c/o Greg Michaels, fall 2014
very similar navy dress // similar argyle sweater // navy tights // very similar burgundy brogues // similar gold and crystal necklace
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