I'm a mom. On top of that... I am old enough to have kids in high school. I don't have kids in high school but the other day I realized that if I have had my first kid at the age my mom had my older brother, I would indeed have a kid in high school right now! That kinda freaked me out... like, a lot. But in my own mind I'm still young and fun (I'm guessing you other 30-somethings can relate). Lately, in my Pinterest pursuits I have I have been admiring Fall fashions posted by stunning 20-something fashion bloggers. "Wow," I think to myself. But then I think, "Where would I possibly wear that." I love clothes and I love shopping. But I also love a good deal. And I really love comfort and practicality. Plus, let's face it... my days in a mini skirt are long gone.
That's why I am going to share my real-life outfits with you. This particular outfit is something I would wear to my kid's school or to run errands.
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I am wearing:
Chambray Shirt (DKNY - found at TJ Maxx) SIMILAR
Stripped Sweater (Banana Republic Outlet) SIMILAR
Hobo Bag (HauteLook Deal) SIMILAR
Olive Pants (J.Crew Outlet) SIMILAR
Oxford Booties (Target on sale for $10 at the end of the season) SIMILAR
Necklace (A Modern Boutique) SIMILAR
Bracelets (Charming Charlie)
It's amazing how just a few extra touches can make a super simple outfit into something special.
Here are a few of my favorite striped sweaters.
But I still feel cozy and comfortable. I don't know about you, but I REALLY cannot do the "Heels in Target" Look.
I'm a sucker for a good flap pocket. I love the way J. Crew pants fit me. My advice is to find a brand that works great for you.
This pic was snapped when my neighbor came out and started watching me "model" this outfit (I didn't feel dork at all). Oh, life in suburbia.
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