What I've Been Wearing


A lot of the pieces in this outfit are thrifted. One of may favorite things about thrifting is that it gives me the freedom to mix in pieces that are a little outside my comfort zone. I wouldn't of paid retail for this shirt or skirt. The print on the skirt is a little too much on the bold side for me and while some may consider plaid button-ups a staple I (for some odd reason, probably my rural roots) can find them to be a bit costume-y. When an item costs less than $5 though I'm much more willing to give it a try. This is my 1st time wearing the skirt but I've had the shirt for over a year and much to my surprise it's become one of my favorite tops. Here are some of the other ways I've worn it: 1, 2, 3, 4, & 5.

shirt + skirt + belt: thrift, boots: target, necklace: f21 

This bag is recent purchase from DSW. I had been looking for a large (in addition to my stuff i'm usually also carrying for three little people) structured cognac bag for awhile now and with a couple certificates and coupons this one only cost me $25! 

shirt: anthropologie, belt: thrift, pants: gap, purse + shoes: dsw


This was a date night outfit. We were able to score $6 tickets to see Iron & Wine at the Chicago Theatre through the date planning service How About We. The concert was amazing! Afterwards, we picked up come coffee & treats and then walked around the city a bit. Jeremy me the designer of the Crown Fountain awhile back so he was pretty pumped to get a few night pictures. 

dress: hand-me-down/fossil, shoes: dsw, necklace: f21

Want more? Check out these link parties to see lots of other ladies having fun with their clothes: Watch What I'm WearingSunday Style,  Monday MingleStyle Sessions,  and What I Wore Wednesday. 

5 comments:

  1. My writers have been loving those How About We dates. Looks like you had a spiffy night on the town.

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  2. That shot of you guys kissing is beyond cool! Looks like a fab date night. :) Hope you can join us by linking up to Monday Mingle again! :)


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  3. i totally agree -- thrifting pieces is such an awesome way to try new things. i can't believe you scored I&W tickets for 6 bucks. i need to check out howaboutwe!

    xo,
    gabby

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  4. Love how you mixed patterns in your first outfit. Very creative and trendy. Just saw your recent post too. Your kids are so adorable.
    Visiting from Monday Mingle.
    Daphne.

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  5. Love the pattern mixing!

    Thank you for linking up with Style Sessions!

    Lauren xx
    www.stylelixir.com

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