Friday, February 16, 2018

Transitioning Your Knits For Spring + WW Link Up

affordable knit sweater #springsweater #waffleknitsweater
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I don't know about you, but I'm ready for the warm weather to arrive.  The sad part is that it's only mid February, and for those of us living in New England, we still have a lot of winter ahead.  It's usually cold through April, and you never know if we'll get a late spring snow storm, so it's safe to say that I won't be putting away my sweaters anytime soon.  However, that doesn't mean that I can't add a little spring into my wardrobe.  By choosing lighter colors, and layering my new spring purchases, (see my post about layering here) I'm able to achieve spring-like looks that are still warm.  

One of my favorite ways to lighten up an outfit is to wear white jeans.  They have a clean, classic feel, and add a fresh touch to any top.  I paired my white jeans with this waffle knit sweater, which I can't stop wearing.  I love the turtleneck, slight bell sleeves, and the boxy fit.  I decided to finish my outfit with my leopard boots, and ChloĆ© cross body bag.  Since this sweater is a lighter weight knit, and slightly cropped, it will be perfect to wear in the spring, and I can't wait to pair it with a denim skirt and these open toed booties.

Unfortunately this sweater is currently sold out.  However, I wouldn't be surprised if it came back in stock, so I keep my eye on it, and let you know if it's restocked.  In the meantime, I found an identical option, which I linked below.

waffle knit sweater #springsweater #waffleknitsweater

turtleneck knit sweater #springsweater #waffleknitsweater

turtleneck knit sweater for women #springsweater #waffleknitsweater

Waffle knit sweater

How to style your sweaters for spring #springsweaters #waffleknitsweater

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The feature blogger is Karen from Lady in Violet.  I'm loving her coral sweater, and the high low hem.  Make sure to stop by her blog and say hello!


Friday, February 9, 2018

Valentine's Date Night Look + WW Link up

Valentines Day Dress #bodycon #Valentinesdress
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TGIF.  I've had two sick kiddos home with me this week, so let's just say it's been a long one.  On the plus side, my boys love cuddling with me when they're feeling under the weather, so I've been taking advantage of all the snuggle time while I can get it.  However, there has also been a lot of sick tears, sleepless nights, and not much time to get work done, so we'll keep this post nice and short.

If you're planning on heading out for Valentine's Day, whether on a date or to a Galentine's party, then you need this ruched long sleeved dress!  The fitted cut gives it a sexy feel, while the ruching hits in all the right places, making it extremely flattering.  You can eat all the chocolate that you please, and the ruching will hide the food baby!  It can easily be dressed up or down, really making it the perfect dress for any occasion, and it's available in four colors.  Plus, it also comes in a sleeveless option, which will be ideal for the summer.  I actually just ordered it in black!

I decided to pair this dress with my black leather jacket for extra warmth, and love how it added a little edge.  I'm not a huge fan of wearing tights with heels, but it was much too cold for bare legs, so I had no choice but to wear them.  Although I don't love how the tights looked with my studded heels, I don't hate how it looked either, but I'm thinking when I do wear this on Valentine's day, OTK boots may be a better option.  

Date night outfit #datenight #leatherjacket

Bodycon Dress #bodycon #reddress #valentiensdaydress

Bodycon Long Sleeve Dress #bodycon #longsleevedress #valentinesdress

Valentine'd Day Dress 2018 #valentinesdaydress

Studded heels #studdedheels #heels

Bodycon Dress #dress #reddress #bodycon

Nordstrom Dress #nordstrom #datenightoutfit #dress

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The feature blogger is Paula of Sweet Pea.  I'm loving this dress on her, and guess what, it's from Stitch Fix!  You all know how much I love the styling service.  Make sure to check out her blog, and see her full Stitch Fix review!


Friday, February 2, 2018

Off-The-Shoulder Sweater Two Ways + Link Up

off the shoulder sweater #offshoulder #winterstyle #rippedjeans
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You all know that I have a small (okay fairly large) obsession with off-the-shoulder tops.  So when I saw this sweater from the Treasure & Bond x Something Navy collaboration, I needed it in my closet right away.  Not only am I obsessed with the shoulder baring cut, but the slight balloon sleeves add a unique touch.  The best part about this, and most other off-the-shoulder sweaters, is that it can be worn both off-the-shoulder and as a cowl neck.  It's like getting two sweaters for one, and also the perfect item to take you from the office to after work drinks.  The bad news, is that this sweater is currently sold out.  I did, however, search high and low, and rounded up some great off-the-shoulder options, which are all linked below.

Another thing that I'm excited to share with you are these jeans.  I bought them back in May, in a size smaller than what I typically wear, since they're super stretchy.  Well, do to unhealthy snacking and overindulging during the holidays, lets just say that I haven't been able to button them for a while.  However, now that I've been following the 80 Day Obsession for the past three weeks, including the specific meal plan, not only have I lost the extra holiday weight, but my skinny jeans fit like a glove!  The program lasts for 80 days, and since I'm almost through the first phase, I'm thinking about giving a fitness update, including some information about the program and my nutrition.  Everything that I eat is clean, and my meals are simple to prepare.  Let me know if this is something that you would like me to share.  Oh yeah, and if you're looking for a great denim line that's affordable, I've been pretty impressed with this brand!

On a final note, my OTK boots, which make the perfect Stuart Weitzman dupes, are on sale!  They're currently marked down to $65, plus there is an additional 25% off, making them under $50!  But hurry, the addition 25% ends February 4th.
Black off shoulder sweater #offshoulder #winterstye

Black cowl neck sweater #cowlneck #softsweater

How to wear an off the shoulder sweater #winterstyle #sweater

Soft off the shoulder sweater

How to wear a cowl neck sweater

Off the shoulder sweater #offtheshoulder #sweater #rippedjeans

Cowl neck sweater
Sweater (currently sold out)| Jeans| Belt (splurge version here)| Bag| Boots| Sunglasses| Necklace

Shop off-the-shoulder sweaters

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The feature blogger is Brandi of Brandi K's Dose of Inspiration.  I'm loving how she styled this pom pom sweater!  Make sure to stop by her blog and say hello!