Weekend Round Up: Color Blocking & Pattern Mixing

Welcome to the weekend round-up!  It’s all about coloring blocks and mixed patterns this time around. Continue reading

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Weekend Round-Up: Jammies & Belts

So even though this is a weekend round-up, you’re only getting an outfit from Sunday. Because I never got dressed yesterday. 😛

We were supposed to go out – date night! We had childcare arranged and everything. Alas, my oldest was vying for the Most Mucous-Producing Child Award, and so date night was thwarted. And so: I never got dressed. 😉

I’m running through the #31days31waysremix prompts for a second time, and the Day 9 prompt was: Put a Belt On It. So I did! And I wore it to the science center with my family, where we enjoyed an adorably funny and educational IMAX documentary, Island of Lemurs: Madagascar, saw a cool science demo on Amazing Air and meandered through several fun exhibits. I love Seattle.

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(No link to last month’s outfit, because it fell on a sick-didn’t-get-outta-bed day)

I discovered this LBD + Black Braided Belt combo during the Monochromatic prompt last month, and I realllly like it. The LBD is kind of sheer (and I don’t own a slip, WHAT IS WRONG WITH MY LIFE?!) so I layered a green pencil skirt underneath. And then the tights and polka-dot scarf (which, seriously, someone might need to throw an intervention about the scarf soon you guys) bring it together.

I kind of wondered if the tights and scarf were too matchy-matchy…thoughts?

Dress: Merona (via Target clearance, similar-ish), Pencil Skirt: American Apparel (similar), Scarf: Old Navy (out of stock), Belt: Goodwill, Tights: Old Navy, Boots: Merrell.

Linking up with Style Me Sunday

Days 18 & 19: Scarves and Favorites

It’s the weekend round-up over here and Days 18 & 19 of the #31days31waysremix hosted by Greater Than Rubies.

Day 18: Scarf It Up

So the prompt was to wear a scarf in a new way.  No problem! I have several scarves, and I love wearing them!

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I actually did wear this out of the house to grocery shop – even the kick-ass vintage gray leather jacket!  I’ve had it for years, but it doesn’t get nearly enough use.

I love this red infinity scarf that I picked up at Anthropologie a few years ago.  I usually wear it double-looped, but I decided to take the prompt seriously and try wearing it a new way – so I knotted that sucker. I actually liked the look! So yay for experimentation. 🙂

Day 19: A New Look on an Old Favorite

I had to do a little soul-searching on this one. I even asked my husband, do I *have* a go-to look? He asked, “Before or after kids?” Geez, there was more than one answer? Yikes! 😉

I realized that one formula I wear pretty often is: jeans + tank + cardigan + scarf. It feels put together but casual and comfortable, which is like the mom trifecta, amirite?

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This tank and scarf are new in the past three months, where the jeans, shoes and cardigan are nearing ancient status. I liked mixing the old with the new.

This was a great outfit for the day, since we ended up walking downtown on this gorgeous (70 degree!) fall day – the layers were very useful and I ended up discarding the cardi and the scarf by time we got home! I run really warm. 😉