Today's Everyday Fashion: The Runway for Less

Inspiration:  Altuzarra

Inspiration: Altuzarra


Today's outfit is a new-ish shape for me. With knee-high boots I almost always default to a full or pleated skirt, or a loose dress. But I was inspired by the runway photo to try a more slim fitting skirt, and I love the end result. The color scheme, however, is not new. I couldn't put my finger on why this outfit felt familiar, but then I remembered this outfit from a couple weeks ago. Same colors, but the only repeat pieces are the shirt and clutch. What color combos do you find yourself repeating most often? Would you wear a slim skirt and high boots?

Blazer: Banana Republic, $75
Top: Ralph Lauren outlet, $45 (similar, similar)
Skirt: LOFT, $36 (similar, similar, mini)
Boots: Chinese Laundry c/o, old (similar, vegan, vegan)
Clutch: Limited, $23
Shoe clip worn as brooch: Jacob Lily c/o
Approx. dates: Blazer is 4 years ago, boots are 2 years ago, brooch and skirt are this summer, clutch is recent.


J.Crew  /  Tommy Hilfiger  /  LOFT
Eddie Bauer (plus)  /  Zara  /  Old Navy
Love Moschino  /  Zara  /  Macy's

Credit: Scott Audette

Credit: Scott Audette

Also - I'm so excited and honored to be the social media captain for this Saturday's Tampa Bay Lightning game! Of all the fun experiences my job has afforded me, I'm over the moon about this one in particular. I love pretty much any sporting event, and hockey brings back fond memories of Bruins games when I lived in Boston. I'm not the only one having fun though - one lucky reader will score two free tickets to Saturday night's game! The first person to leave a comment claiming the tickets wins. Please use a valid email address when commenting so I can send instructions. If there is no reply to my email, I'll move on to the next comment. To see my social media captain experience in action, follow along this Saturday on Instagram here!