The week after Christmas is rough. WINTER SLUMP, ANYONE? *lays head down on desk and silently sheds a tear* I had so much energy and creativity flowing before the holidays and now…nope.
So I was packing for our trip to MD a couple of weeks ago and I literally just started throwing shit into the suitcase, because I realized a) I didn’t have the time to plan out outfits and b) I had no ideas. At all. So shiz I threw…into the big ol’ communal family suitcase. I crossed my fingers that when we arrived, I’d realize that I had actually been super inspired and included stuff that could totally work together. Such a good plan.
Well, I kind of did…and I kind of didn’t.
I found that I had forgotten to pack enough clothes, so there was that. Also, I didn’t necessarily consider the weather up North. Hello, Cams. You aren’t in South Carolina anymore. I mean, I went as far as throwing a coat and pair of boots in the mix, but super warm socks? No. A hat? Nope. Gloves?? That’s a negative.
(…and to think, I used to be a well-seasoned Northerner. hmm.)
Anyways. All of that just to say, I guess sometimes ya just gotta throw stuff together and hope that it looks okay…especially when you’re fresh out of Winter outfit spunk (like moi). I ended up finding a now favorite outfit – one that I know I’ll be wearing at least a few more times before the Spring.
sweater: Joe Fresh Turtleneck Sweater – past season, but yay!…their Knit Turtleneck is very similar and comes in a few different colors. (I am wearing a size XS for reference, but not exactly sure how any of their other sweaters fit)
jeans: BP. boyfriend jeans, no longer on site – these SP Destroyed BF jeans are similar ororor this pair of Plaid Lined GF Jeans is AMAZING. They are much more wearable during the winter, too. (says they run small, so if you definitely like them more slouchy, go up a size)
shoes: Who What Wear Angelique Microsuede Quarter Strap Pumps – love them…and they are amazing with jeans. They make any outfit more attractive and fun. (wearing 9.5, but I should have gone up a half size) Nine West has a similar pair, as well, if you can’t find your size.
lip color: Tarte’s Frenemy (burgundy) – I don’t usually do a bold lip color like this one, but S sent it to me…so I gave it a go. It has become my best friend this season, when trying to make an outfit a bit more interesting.
Shop Slouchy Turtleneck Sweaters
Shop Pretty Little Ankle Strap Pumps
Here’s to throwing random crap together!
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All photos taken by my frikkin’ awesome husband.