After a week of being stuck inside the house in sweatpants (don’t tell anyone I admitted to that), it was not easy to make the transition back into a fashionable frock. Plus, there are mounds of snow everywhere you look, walk, or think about walking and realize that there is no possibility of walking there. Because of this, leaving the security of my house meant wearing knee high rubber boots with good tread (a.k.a. Hunter rain boots). I also decided to go with as many spring time colors as possible to bring up my wintery mood.
As you can probably also tell from my face in the picture below, I’m kind of over these winter temperatures! Is it Spring yet??
The February issue of MOUR is online! This is our Social Issue and the first one only available online. This month I was lucky enough to write about three great, and very different, companies. The first was a great fashion blog, Glitter and Gingham, I did not get to meet her in person, but she seemed like a great person through our multiple emails back and forth. The next was a super cute little Lexington focused store that I love to randomly pop in to, High Street Fly. My favorite was a bit biased because it was the business that I am a part of, Swept Away Proposals and Events. I am so excited to tell the world (a.k.a. Lexington) about my new baby!!
Learn more about these amazing businesses and so much more in MOUR!
This last 7 days has been unlike anything I have ever experienced before… On Monday Lexington got 17 inches of snow. As a Florida girl, I did not approve of this! On Wednesday I ventured out of the house for the first time since SUNDAY just to take these pictures, and then I went back inside and hid under a blanket. Lexington pretty much shut down for the week, so even if I could get my car out of the driveway, there would have been nowhere to go!
For these pictures I wanted to show off what I typically look like at the bus stop on a snowy day. My peers are probably tired of seeing this coat (similar) because it is all I wear since it’s so warm and cozy! I am also wearing a plaid blanket scarf, and Hunter rain boots because there is nothing better for over a foot of snow.
I also need to take a moment to recognize my Oscar de la Renta sunnies that I found at TJ Maxx for $10! Love!
Although I am not a big fan of repeating outfits, this is one that I loved so much I plan to wear it again! Peals and leather, cute and edgy, pink and red. All of my favorite things wrapped up into one fun outfit.
Speaking of fun, check out my new tote! The one I’ve been carrying has been put through a lot…. so when a Kate Spade flash sale came around I had the money saved up and the idea of exactly what I wanted. This bag (different color and not as much on sale) is a bit smaller than the previous one, but still works for school and work perfectly! It is professional and quirky, just like I like my Kate Spade!
Leave it up to me to put together the least sexy Valentine’s day outfit ever! That’s okay, though, because being single my plans are relaxing and eating a lot of chocolate. MOUR Magazine’s Weekly Wear Challenge was wearing pink and red together which is what really inspired this outfit. I would have never thought to put this pale pink polka dot button with a red sweater until that challenge came out. The button down really dressed up the sweater and made it more fashion than frumpy.
Whatever your plans this Valentine’s Day, tell your loved ones that you love them and have fun!