Sunday, February 21, 2016

Plaid Puffer + Pearls

 Top: J. Crew     Vest: Uniqlo (similar)      Pearls: J. Crew Factory     Boots: Tory Burch       
Jeans: 7 for All Mankind (altered)     Hair: Irresistible Me 

Is it really almost MARCH?  I've been clinging to my winter wardrobe for the past month or so, as we've had mixed weather.  Cold one day, hot the next.  As much as I love spring, I'm not quite ready to stash away my sweaters and boots yet!

This vest from Uniqlo is so light, packable, and I love that it's not filled with down (just air!).  I don't really use vest for warmth purposes, just layering pieces.  Plaid and stripes is one of my favorite unexpected print combos, and I love having neutrals like these cognac riding boots and my favorite jeans in there to break it up a bit.

And of course, pearls aren't just relegated towards formal-wear only.  I love incorporating this J. Crew pearl necklace into casual and dressy outfits.   Thinking of classic pieces as a neutral (like pearls or a tan trench coat) makes them really easy to transition from day to night.

J. Crew Striped Tee Shirt with Bow Embellished Back in Navy/White + Uniqlo Plaid Puffer Vest + J. Crew Factory Multistrand Pearl Necklace + Tory Burch Blaire Riding Boots in Cognac Brown + 7 For All Mankind Dark Wash Skinny Jeans, altered + c/o Irresistible Me Silky Touch Extensions in Brown, 140g, 14 in.


  1. Wonderful look!
    Have a nice evening!
    Gil Zetbase

  2. This outfit is so perfect. I love the plaid and stripes mixed together, and the pearls are so classy. I completely agree that you can wear them with more casual looks!

  3. Love the outfit, your boots are gorgeous! xx

  4. We have been having such a mix of weather too. I personally love winter clothes, so I am not quite ready for spring even though I hate the cold. Love your plaid!

    Amy Ann
    Straight A Style

    1. Thanks Amy Ann! I totally agree. Fall and winter attire is my favorite to buy and wear!

  5. Cute outfit!
    Mademoiselle Coconath

  6. Those pearls make the whole look to be more unique!
    You've got fabulous style xx

    Kaylee | JK's Dawn

  7. Love the plaid and stripes together! Such a cute, cozy outfit!

  8. Love this outfit and the pattern mixing!

    xo Lauren

  9. Great layering and I love the print mixing!

    Heidi || Wishes & Reality

  10. Julia, I'm loving the plaid! Such a fab vest! You look stunning!
    Happy Monday, love!
    xoxo, Vanessa

  11. What a cute puffer vest! I'm a huge fan of plaid!

    Mary Kate

  12. Loving these classic boots, doll!

    Le Stylo Rouge

  13. Plaid + stripes! Love how you mixed these prints! And whoa there on the pearls - really adds some level of sophistication to an otherwise casual outfit.

    Abby of Life in the Fash Lane


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