Today's Everyday Fashion: White Jeans in Winter

 
Red coat, blue striped shirt, riding boots
Red coat, blue striped shirt, white jeans
Red coat, blue striped shirt, white jeans
Inspiration: Rosetta Getty via Whowhatwear

Inspiration: Rosetta Getty via Whowhatwear

 

White jeans in winter?! Yes, yes, and more yes. When I lived in Boston so many moons ago, I used to wear outfits much like this one when there was a light dusting of snow. I think white can be a great neutral for winter. White jeans may not feel right paired with a hot pink top and sandals right now, but it does feel seasonally appropriate when paired with a heavy coat and boots. I'd love to hear how you wear it though - do you wear white jeans in winter?

Jacket: Jane c/o, $33 (similar, similar)
Shirt: Banana Republic, $30 (similarsimilar)
Jeans: Express, $37
Belt: Limited, $20 (similar, similar, similar)
Boots: Michael Kors/Macy's, $225 (<-- on sale for $103!)
Purse: Michael Kors/Macy's, $220
Necklace: My Stella & Dot
Approx. dates: Belt is 4 years ago. Shirt is 3 years ago. Jacket, jeans, purse and boots are within the last 6 months.

 
Who What Wear for Target

Top, Skirt  /  Dress  /  Dress

Who What Wear for Target
 

Top  /  Top  /  Dress  /  Belt
Dress  /  Blazer  /  Jacket  /  Sweater

Also - the yellow floral pattern in this latest Target collaboration caught my eye! A lot of items are already sold out online, so I headed to my local store yesterday to try some things on (pretty much everything was still in stock there). Quality was great in some cases - the items pictured were nice and the striped sweater and bow blouse were almost too heavy (for Florida at least). In other cases (leather jacket, army jacket, basic tee) I wasn't impressed with the quality. I didn't get anything this round, but I'm still so loving that gorgeous yellow print!

Today's Everyday Fashion: Two Ways

The inspiration photo sparked an idea to put this necklace and top together. I simply couldn't decide which direction I wanted to go with it though - for the office (above) or for weekend (below), so I did both! The two outfits wound up looking so different you hardly even notice what they have in common. I recommend this strategy for any of your work tops. Buy ones that you can also use on weekends and style casually! Which outfit is your favorite? 

Look 1
Cardigan: Banana Republic, $22 (similarsimilar)
Top: Banana Republic, old (similarsimilar)
Skirt: J.Crew, $45 (similarsimilar)
Shoes: Nine West c/o, old (similarsimilar)
Purse: Michael Kors/Macy's, $220
Necklace: My Stella & Dot
Approx. dates: Top is 8 years ago. Skirt is 4 years ago. Cardigan and shoes are 3 years ago. Purse is recent.

 
Turquoise necklace and top with cognac leather jacket
Turquoise necklace and top with cognac leather jacket
 

Look 2
Jacket: Banana Republic, $150 (similarsimilar)
Top: Banana Republic, old (similarsimilar)
Jeans: A&F c/o, old (similar)
Shoes: J.Crew Factory, $48 (similarsimilar)
Purse: Ross c/o, $22 (similarsimilar)
Necklace: My Stella & Dot
Earrings: My Stella & Dot
Approx. dates: Top is 8 years ago. Jacket is 6 years ago. Jeans are 3 years ago. Shoes and purse are 1 year ago.

Today's Everyday Fashion: Gray Leather Jacket

 
Gray leather jacket, black jeans
Gray leather jacket, gray tee
Inspiration: Splash via Harper's

Inspiration: Splash via Harper's

 

This isn't so much an outfit post as it is show and tell with a new gray leather jacket! (I threw on a t-shirt and jeans for the photos.) I wear my black leather jacket more than any other item in my closet, so I've been wanting to add a gray leather jacket as another option. When I spotted that this Michael Kors jacket was on super sale (down to $198 from $495), I decided to order it online. It's gorgeous in person; the leather is so soft it's almost suede. It's incredibly heavy and warm though - the thing must weigh 10 pounds! I can't imagine wearing it to run errands or even keeping it on during dinner due to the weight, so sadly I think it's going back. I highly recommend it for anyone in a colder climate though! And stay tuned later this week for a 5-year review of all my budget posts and what I've learned about making purchasing decisions like these. Would you keep this jacket?

Jacket: Michael Kors, $198 (same)
T-shirt: Winnie & Kat c/o, old (similar)
Jeans: American Eagle, $37 (similar)
Shoes: Charles David c/o (samesame)
Purse: Michael Kors/Macy's, $270 (similarsimilar)
Necklace: My Stella & Dot
Earrings: My Stella & Dot
Approx. dates: Purse is 3 years ago. Jeans and shoes are 1 year ago. T-shirt is 6 months ago. Jacket is new.

Gray leather jackets on a budget