What I Wore (Leather Pleated Skirt)

In my challenge to wear more of my “work clothes” as everyday attire, I have been mixing casual and dressy pieces from my wardrobe.  Let me say, oh my- this skirt just feels so right. It’s so simple to dress up for work or dress it down for the weekend. The accordion pleats actually stay crisp while wearing it throughout the day to be perfectly in tact.  Let’s be honest, I am not a “fashionista” and picking outfits doesn’t come naturally to me. I was not sure that these pieces would play well together but in the end, I think it works pretty well.  Details: Skirt: J. Crew Top: American Apparel (similar- mine is an old style!) Button Down Shirt: Target Shoes: Audrey Brooke Hat: Target Necklace: World Market (similar) Lip Stain: J. Cat Beauty (from Birchbox)  Purse: DSW  I think this’ll be the last week I can get away with short sleeves and […]

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What I Wore (Denim Tie-Waist Skirt)

This weekend officially brought the cooler temps and we’re all looking to make the transition as smooth as possible, yes? I can’t seem to give up my skirts and bright colors. I absolutely adore this skirt I got from Madewell a few weeks back and thought I would share it before I retire it for the season. I paired it with a fall inspired top (mostly in color because it’s really a basic staple in my wardrobe) to ease the transition.  I decided to go sans a necklace. It just seemed right with this laid back look. A few leaves on the ground already!  This bag was a recent purchase and it’s the perfect size between my previous Mary Poppins size bag and my “night on the town” purse. In love.   Details: Skirt: Madewell Shirt: J. Crew Shoes: Old Navy (last year) I, personally, am so excited that it’s officially Fall and can break out […]

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