Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Leaving the comfort zone

I have to admit that I'm stepping a bit out of my comfort zone with the outfit below. I'm still half expecting someone to come up to me and say what the heck are you wearing? But I'm hoping that I can remix this outfit with different skirts and shirts to make this a fall/winter outfit staple. And boot socks. That would be helpful, too.
Cardigan: Gap, Button down: Old Navy, Skirt: Gary Graham, Boots: Frye
I originally tried this outfit on with a different shirt this morning but decided that this one works better. I really wanted to try this with a pencil skirt but I think that this one with a bit of a fuller skirt styles easier with the Frye boots. And the best part about the Frye boots? I scored them for 80. Brand new. Yup, probably one of the best purchases I've ever made.

J Crew Desert bloom bracelet
So - here's a two part question today. What has been one of your best fashion purchases - whether it was a super deal or a spur of the moment purchase that you've used over and over? And what's the best kind of socks to wear with your Fryes (cause my feet are hurting already and it's 10:10AM!)

I also picked up this bracelet at the J Crew sale the other day and I'm in love. In love like I want to wear it every single day love.
Also... I'm so addicted to Instagram these days and would love to see your photos :) Feel free to search for me - my username is makeupandpearls (and I certainly hope you like cat photos).

Happy to be linking up to the Everybody Everywhere November 13 boot challenge!
Boots | Everybody, Everywear


  1. i don't know what you are talking about because i think this has got to be one of my FAVORITE outfits of yours ever!!!! i love that bloom bracelet too..

    my best purchase is my chanel caviar flap in jumbo.. take it with me EVERYWHERE and in the rain.. and while traveling!! and it still looks in like new condition.. even though i bang it around a lot!

  2. LOVE the desert bloom bracelet So much! It's good to step outside the box! You look great.

  3. I love this outfit Laura! Especially the boots and bracelet. I have a couple of Frye boots too. I wear thick sock with them (athletic type socks) and find that I can walk all day in them.

    I need to figure out how to use Instagram. When I do, I'll check out your photos!

  4. this is a great outfit - i hope it becomes a staple!! xox P

  5. I have that same button down from Old Navy! I love it, so versatile! Loving the outfit on you by the way!

    Just found your adorable blog through the hop! I am happy to say I am your newest follower and I am excited to get to know you! I would love for you to stop by and following along if you'd like :)


  6. You scored the Frye jane boots for $80 new?! Holy score, girl!

    I actually bought those exact same boots a few weeks back and plan on wearing them soon. I got them for full price because they were impossible to find on sale and pretty much no retailer discounts apply to Frye brand boots. You are so lucky!

  7. I think you look cute - love the boots with the pencil skirt!

    The Other Side of Gray

  8. I'm crushing hard over that cuff-- love.

    Aloha "hopping" by a little late to say "hi". I wanted to personally invite you to to join An Aloha Affair. It's a sweet gathering of creative souls. We'll mingle and grow and share our work so that we can get to know each other in meaningful ways. I'd love it if you'd join us, 'save ya a spot?...


  9. Your outfit is so cute! Glad to have found your blog <3

    Colour Me Classic

  10. what a cute little outfit :) i love that cardigan. x


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