Thursday, December 11, 2014

December 2014 Week One Recap

We are officially into December and counting down the days until Christmas. I've been trying to dress up a little more and wear some holiday-themed outfits just for fun. Sometimes I am feeling it and sometimes I am not. I always want to have fun with my outfits though so sometimes I take risks or wear things that others might not think they can pull off. I always say that fashion is what you wear but style is how you wear it. I like to stand out but in a good way. 

Here's my recap for the week: 

Monday- I have to admit that I love this outfit. I wore this last year too and it was one of my faves! It just seems so warm and cozy to me! 



Faux Fur Vest- Banana Republic (last year)
Plaid Shirt and Sweater- Old Navy (last year)
Jeans- Eloquii (summer this year)
Boots- DSW (old)
Handbag- Jordana Paige (new- still available- click on link in blog)
Bracelets- J Crew Factory (summer this year)

Tuesday- I took a tweed skirt I got on major clearance a while back and mixed it with layers for this day's look. 



Skirt- JCPenney (old)
Sweater- Loft (old)
Shirt- J Crew Factory (summer this year)
Shoes- Kohls (last year)
Handbag- Jordana Paige ( new-still available- click on link in blog)
Bangles- Jet Chic Army Candy and Lilly and Ivory (available online)
Necklace- Viva La Jewels (available online)

Wednesday- This was a fun outfit as I am loving the faux fur trend! A warm and cozy snood from Target was the perfect accessory for this outfit! Bonus: this is the fifth way I have worn this dress this year! 



Dress- Gap (spring this year)
Shirt- Joe Fresh via JCPenney (old)
Faux fur snood- Target (recent)
Shoes- JCrew Factory (last year)
Pearl bracelet- Loft (summer this year)
Black bracelet- Style This Life (available on etsy shop)

Thursday- This was my favorite holiday look this week! My husband thought I was crazy wearing the sweater with the pants but I liked it! I wasn't sure if I would like the plaid pants, but I really do! I'm going to try to wear these a couple of more ways as well before Christmas. 



Pants- Old Navy (recent)
Sweater- Old Navy (last year)
Blouse- JCrew (last year)
Shoes- JCrew Factory (recent)
Pearl bracelet- Loft (summer this year)
Navy bracelet- JCrew Factory (summer this year)
Mug- Anthropologie (last year- but available again online this year)

Friday-I didn't take a great picture on this day but it pretty  much sums it up and shows the whole look. I love this sweater and refuse to wear it only on Wednesday just because it has a camel on it! 


Sweater and Vest-JCrew Factory (vest last year and sweater this year)
Tee- Loft (old)
Jeans- Lane Bryant (old)
Boots- Charming Charlie (old)
Purse- Jordana Paige ( this is the front of the bag that doubles as a clutch!)

Saturday- I'm wearing my typical Saturday "uniform" which is jeans, a sweater, boots and a vest. Comfortable outfit for a busy day. 


Vest- Land's End (last year)
Sweater- Ann Taylor (summer this year)
Jeans- Eloquii (summer this year)
Boots- DSW (old)
Pearl Necklace- JCrew Factory (old)
Bangles- Jet Chic Arm Candy (available online in etsy shop)

Sunday- I wrote about this look in my latest Sunday Style post. It's a great look for dressing up a little on a budget since everything is from Target! 



There's my recap for the week! Do you find that you're dressing up more festive for the holidays? I think it's a great time of year since it's acceptable to wear lots of bright colors and patterns and sequins! 

Thanks for reading and following along with me! 

Sandae

5 comments:

  1. Jealous that you found an S sweater, ON did not have my initial on black friday sad face (and it's not K) ☺
    looks so cute on you

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  2. I adore dressing up and this time of year, I love doing it. Living in a beach town, people do not dress up much and I always feel like I stick out like a sore thumb, but I really don't care. I typically go with color upon color, print upon print, baubles upon baubles. I love all your looks and that you put so much effort into your outfits. Taking risks can lead to good things! Side note: my husband has a camel hump day t shirt that he insists on wearing every Wednesday. I am not joking. He just waits to hear people's reactions. And if he does not get any, he is disappointed.

    Janeane
    www.designingfrommycloset.wordpress.com

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  3. You have worn some cute outfit so far. Also love the opening to the post.

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  4. All great looks! The fair isle with plaid is my fav!
    OXOX
    Dawn Lucy
    http://fashionshouldbefun.blogspot.com

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  5. These looks are all super cute! I'm really diggin' Friday and Saturday's vests!
    xo! J.Frost
    www.fashionablyfrost.com

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