It’s been really rainy here in FL lately, which is actually kind of GREAT since we can wear all our cute wellies! I love any chance I get to wear my Hunter Tour wellingtons, they’re a closet staple. I wear them in the rain with jeans, leggings, dresses, etc. But also to the beach with the dog so I can run around in the waves. And I’ve even worn them as snow boots with big fuzzy socks. They’re kind of perfect for everything. And at the end of the day, just rinse them off with the hose and stash them back in the closet.
The Hunter Tour boot is much lighter and slimmer than the original ones. And you can wrap the leg around the base to pack them in your suitcase, too. They’ve made recent appearances on the blog here and here 🙂
Hi everyone! Welcome to part two of “how to recycle a holiday sweater”. Yesterday we took this festive green sweater and turned it into a polished everyday work outfit. Now we’re going to make it a little edgier, just by changing out the accessories. Add a pretty-freaking-realistic faux leather jacket, studded oxfords (on sale right now!), a studded bag, and my favorite Warby Parker frames, and you’ve got a great city-chic alternative. Just a few little tweaks, that’s it!
Tomorrow we’re going boho glam for part three…. So excited!
So I ordered this gorgeous sparkly green sweater from J.Crew, thinking it could be a cool option for some holiday parties. And it was. But now that it’s January, how do you take your holiday clothes and wear them with “normal” outfits for the rest of the year? I almost just folded up this beauty and shoved it in the back of the closet, where it would sit until next December. But then one night, as is typical for me at least five times per week, my sleep was interrupted by a fashion nightmare. “No, this sweater will NOT defeat me! I will make it cool for everyday outfits! There have got to be several ways to style it… I will conquer this sweater!!!”
So, here is part 1 of 3 different looks with this seemingly non-versatile sweater. This one could be called the ‘polished casual’ version. Something I could wear to work, or out shopping. I decided to actually put more jewelry over it, to layer the beading at the neckline. And I dig it. Gonna do it more often, in fact. And these loafers? O.M.G. They are soooo comfortable, so if you’ve been eyeing them on other bloggers, you should go for it!
*** And they are both 40% off right now at J.Crew.com with code TAKENOTE!!! ***
Next post will be the ‘edgy casual’ version of said sweater… Stay tuned!
And thank you again to the fabulous Kari Jenkins for helping to capture this moment of holiday-sweater-recycling coolness 😊
Happy Friday! Today is the perfect day to add a little sparkle to your basics… this is my absolute favorite look: a cozy sweater, with an unexpected statement necklace thrown over it. Makes me smile just thinking about it 🙂
You can also check out the new crop of sweaters with jewelry built in, maybe as a sparkly collar or shoulder detail. Here’s one I’ll be buying!