All Neutrals

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Normally, I loathe wearing white pants. I never find a pair that is flattering on me. I really wanted a pair a few months back and found these in American Eagle, I did a blog post on them here. After wanting these pants so bad I realized I still can’t wear white pants in the winter. These pants are so comfortable, and because of that I am forcing myself out of my comfort zone and making myself wear these amazing wonderful pants.. All Year Long.

What is one way you are trying to force your self out of your comfort zone?

  T-Shirt: H&M similar here and here ~ Jeans: American Eagle similar here and here ~ Cardigan: Nordstrom ~ Shoes: DSW

Leather Leggings

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I talk a lot about being comfortable. I can’t express enough how important it is to me be comfortable on my casual days. I can’t imagine myself having a relaxing day wearing something like tight jeans. Torture!

I find myself constantly on the hunt for cute yet casual clothes. Enter the faux leather leggings. They have been a staple for me on the weekends since I have purchased them. Granted I am just wearing leggings, the different texture makes the look more put together which is my goal. I actually wore these pants a few post back, see them here.

Jacket: T.J. Maxx similar here and here ~ Shirt: H&M similar here ~ Faux Leather Leggings: Express ~ Shoes: DSW

Valentine’s Day Outfit Inspiration

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A few years ago, if anyone asked me how I felt about Valentine’s Day I would have given them the side eye. Ask me how I feel about it today. Honestly, any day that allows me to get dressed up and celebrate something I am so for it. With that being said, here is my very first look for Valentine’s Day.

I found this shirt in the sale section at Express. Lately, I have been loving their items. I can find some really cute things at such a great price. The dresses fit me almost perfect — I love them. Speaking of dresses, does this dress look familiar? It is my favorite Calvin Klein Dress in black. I posted about this dress a few weeks ago, you can check out that post here.

What are your plans for Valentine’s Day? I would love to hear all about it.  Leave me a comment letting me know.

Shirt: Express similar here and here ~ Dress: Nordstrom Rack ~ Necklace: Charming Charline similar here ~ Clutch: Aldo similar here ~ Shoes: Banana Republic similar here

Blush Wrap Dress and a Blanket Scarf

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Some days I just love to throw on a simple dress and accessorize it, in this case with a scarf and booties. The simpler the outfit the more flashy I like to get with my accessories. It’s really a lot of fun. I found it hard to pair a jacket with this dress, maybe a blazer but I didn’t want the look to give off the vibe of office attire. I tend to wear this scarf with everything, so when in doubt I used it as a shawl. Being honest, I was very comfortable (and warm) which made it an A+ in my book.   

Dress: Nordstrom Rack similar here and here ~ Blanket Scarf: Nordstrom Rack similar here and here ~ Booties: TJ Maxx similar here and here

Cute and Comfy Joggers

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The first thing I do when I get home is put on a pair of sweats. I feel like I should provide that justification to you all because it will explain why I am constantly posting about comfortable clothes and lounge wear. I believe you should always strive to look your best no matter where you are. I can honestly say, I don’t own a pair of pants that I would never wear outside. It took me a while to get to this space.

I’m sure you heard of the book “The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up.” If not, I highly recommend it — it’s a quick read too. The premise of the book is to get rid of anything that does not bring you joy. For me that was having sweats that I would be embarrassed to wear out of the house. So why keep them? Exactly, I don’t. That being said, I do own quite a few pairs of sweats and lounge pants. If you choose to wear them, make sure they look good on you.

This outfit is something I would wear if I have been hanging out in the house all day, but I have to make a quick run to the store. Also, this look works when you are going to hang out over a friends house and there is no need to get all dressed up.

Shirt: Target ~ Sweats: T.J. Maxx similar here ~ Shoes: Nike

 

Bright Red Pants

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Happy Tuesday,

It’s that time of year when everything is a shade a red or pink. A fun fact about me — I am not a fan of red or pink. I think it all came from when I was a little girl and I had a pink bedroom and it hated it. It’s like I have carried it all the way into my 30’s. I do like fuchsia pink.  In my mind it is not the same.

Enough about my crazy childhood of pink hatred. Let’s talk about he outfit. When you think of Valentine’s Day most want to wear red in some way. I had these pants and thought they would go great if you want to wear the color of the season. Also, this look would be perfect if you were going on a more casual date, or if you are one of those lovely ladies who just don’t care to dress up (that’s okay too).

You can easily pair this with a pair of flats or pumps. Also, if you don’t have a leather jacket you could wear a black blazer as well.  There are many modifications for this outfit.

Sweater: Banana Republic (old) similar here ~ Pants: Old Navy ~ Jacket: TJ Maxx similar here and here ~ Scarf: Amazon similar here and here ~ Shoes: DSW (old) similar here and here

Chunky Turtleneck and Leather Leggings

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I had been looking for leather leggings for so long. Of course I didn’t want to spend too much money on a pair of leggings. So I diligently waited for a sale to come around and I found one, at Express. I have to say, I am glad I made this purchase. A good purchase is when I wear the item over and over.

I love how the leather leggings are great to dress up or even wear with sneakers. I have a trip coming up soon and I image I will be wearing them on the flight. More on that later.

Also, I love this coat too. It is not the warmest but with the weather not being freezing lately, it has been working out for me.

Coat: Old Navy ~ Sweater: T.J. Maxx similar here ~ Leggings: Express ~ Sneakers: Nike

 

A cute leopard vest

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Turtleneck: Gap similar here and here ~ Jeans: American Eagle similar here ~ Vest: Forever 21 similar here ~ Shoes: DSW

 

How to dress up lounge wear

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Comfort is everything to me. I love coming up with ways to make lounge wear look put together. Over the last couple of weekends I can’t remember if I actually put on a pair of jeans. With the weather being as cold as it has been, I haven’t really even wanted to leave my house. Nonetheless, I still had prior engagements to attend, all while still wanting to be comfortable. Today, I wanted to share with you a few tips I use when keeping it comfy but cute.

  1. Start with a great pair of leggings. Here I have on a pair of faux leather leggings from Express. Lately, I have been seeing some really cute moto leggings. I think I will be getting a pair soon.
  2. Go Monochromatic. Something about wearing the same color from head to toe makes and outfit look so chic. My favorite is wearing all black, it adds an air of elegance to a look. That is exactly what we want when wearing lounge wear to be cute.
  3. Always cover your butt. Here is a rule to live by, when you wear leggings cover you butt. I have never seen leggings look flattering when the shirt does not come past the hips. I will be honest, I don’t follow this rule at the gym, but I am not trying to be put together for the gym (I mean I am, but in a different way).
  4. Add a third piece. This works whenever you are getting dressed. You have to add a third piece. Whether it be a statement necklace, a cardigan or jacket, or something as simple as a scarf, you have to have something that will finish off your outfit.
  5. Shoes. Your shoes are an accessory, so have fun with them. They really do make your outfit. In this outfit a pair of over the knee boots would have made this look completely different than sneakers. Both would be cute, but the sneakers would be much more casual.

I hope this helped you all and gave you a little inspiration on how to look cute in your lounge wear.

Comfy Sweater

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Hi,

Does this outfit look familiar to you? If you follow me on instagram I posted it there a couple of weeks ago. I wanted to share it on here because I think it is such a simple look that can be so versatile. It would also look great with a pair of over the knee boots, sneakers, pumps. You could wear any kind of bright purse or coat and it would make the look so much fun.

I love wearing a simple outfit and adding some fun with it by adding pops of colors. I may do that with almost every outfit I wear. Most recently, I have been wearing a lot of gray and black and it fits so well with almost every event.

These jeans are so so so comfortable. If you are looking for a new pair of jeans, I highly recommend these. Plus they’re fun. Not your average black jeans that everyone has been wearing — these are like a faded gray, but still so sleek.