24 October 2014

patent loafers

Finally found my perfect patent loafer! And from Target no less! #targetdoesitagain After searching high and low for a black patent loafer, I jumped on this loafer when I saw it online. And for less than $30--can't really beat it. For my first outfit with the loafers, I played into the office basics with an easy pencil skirt and sweater for a minimalist look. The trick with the patent loafers is trying to keep them from looking too office ready. That means I have to be careful with pairing it with obvious pieces like trousers. It's fun to go with a more unexpected pairing, so I've been wearing them with jeans and leather on the weekend. Otherwise, a look could quickly go old school secretary, which is not really what I am going for.

Are you into the loafers this fall?

See this scarf remixed in the following post below!

Sweater: Forever 21 (old) | Skirt: Velvet (old) | Loafers: Target (online only) | Scarf: Target | Bag: Target (in store) | Jacket: Target (old) | Earrings: betsy & iya

22 October 2014


The days are definitely getting shorter and the temperatures colder. I was feeling the darker weather recently, and pulled together this moody look for the office. I have been looking for a few burgundy pieces to add to my closet this fall, and while I have visions of tone-on-tone burgundy, the only piece I have picked up is this sweater from Old Navy. It's soft and cosy, and is a great basic piece for layering. And I love how this grey skirt really pops against the dark colors. This outfit is a great example for staying warm and fashionable while the weather is anything but nice!

See this skirt remixed in the following posts!

Sweater: Old Navy | Skirt: H&M (old) | Jacket: Target (old) | Boots: MIA Limited Edition (sold out in black) | Bag: Target (in store)

20 October 2014

layered dress

It's Monday and we are back to the grind! We spent the last few weekends working on home improvement tasks--trying to take advantage of the warm fall weather to accomplish a few things on our to-do list. Nothing too drastic, but it felt good to be outdoors and putting in some sweat equity!

As I mentioned previously, the weather has been fantastic lately. That means no tights yet! I have been enjoying light layers though, like layering this structured dress with this loose blouse. It provides a great office-ready look that gets more mileage out of the dress and the blouse. Also, this color palette has been my go-to this fall: greens, cognac browns, camel hues, and black. I'm always quite inspired by the changing of the leaves that we get in Montana! Looking forward to another lovely week ahead of us!

Shirt: H&M (old) | Dress: Target (old) | Boots: Nine West | Scarf: Old Navy (old) | Bag: Banana Republic (old) | Earrings: betsy & iya