What I Wish I was Wearing #1

For weekend posts I decided to try something a little different since it’s hard to get 7 outfit posts done throughout the week.  I’ve noticed other bloggers I follow will do installments of “what I wish I wore” or “Saturday deals.”

I’m super anxious for Spring to get here (as in yesterday!).  I’ve been watching all my favorite haunts for deals on new spring clothes. I’ve made a few purchases in the last couple of weeks and for Saturday blog posts I thought I’d feature “what I wish I was wearing” outfits that I would love to wear now, but won’t be able to wear for awhile.  If you’re headed out somewhere for spring break, maybe this will help with some outfit ideas as well!

Since I move to Florida in May, these will only be applicable for a few short months, but at that point I can try something new. 🙂










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Dress – Old Navy:  shop same
Jacket – J. Crew Factory:  shop same

Necklace – Kendra Scott:  shop same

Handbag – Target:  shop same

Shoes – Converse:  shop same
Watch – Michael Kors:   shop same

Turtleneck sweater + Leggings

I have definitely learned a couple of things about myself this winter in regards to my wardrobe:

A) I love leggings.  Hello comfort!

B)  I’m not a huge fan of big sweater turtleneck type things (on myself).

I’ve purchased two chunky cowl/turtle neck-type sweaters this season and unfortunately haven’t worn either as much I expected. I love the way they look on women who are taller and more slender than myself, but I just feel like a big blob when I look at this picture.  That being said, this sweater is ultra-soft and super comfy!

Now about those leggings.  These leggings.  They take all of those little areas on your legs that aren’t quite as fabulous as when you were 18, and they put them in the right spot.  So lovely!  I bought them in gray and black…. they are that amazing!

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Turtleneck – Target:  shop same
Leggings – Target:  shop same
Boots – Vince Camuto:  shop same
Handbag – Target:  shop same
Watch – Michael Kors:  shop same

About that vest…

This vest has been a huge staple in my closet this past fall/winter. I wear it all the time.  Sometimes I feel like I’ve maxed out the number of ways to style it… and then I come across an inspiration photo and here I am wearing it again!

My button-down shirt is a really pale pink color, but hard to see in the photo. I like the tiny bit of color it adds to the outfit.












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Vest – J. Crew Factory (sold out) – J. Crew Version
**also try eBay – lots to choose from!
Button down shirt – LOFT (old) – similarsame in white
Jeans – Express (old) – similar
Flats – Tory Burch (old) – updated version
Watch – Michael Kors – shop same


Stripes & Polka Dots

Yesterday’s work outfit was dedicated toward another IG challenge of mixing stripes + polka dots.  I would have rather used a striped blazer over the polka dot shirt (but that wouldn’t work for my job), so I went with plaid pants instead.  It was loud, but worked!  🙂










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Pants – Old Navy (old) – shop same style

Cardigan – LOFT – shop same

Top – Ann Taylor – shop same

Necklace – Charmin Charlie (old) – similar

Handbag – Danielle Nicole – shop same

Shoes – Me Too – shop same

Gold & Silver

I wore this outfit yesterday in order to combine gold & silver for an Instagram challenge.  I’m not one to follow “fashion rules” 100% (e.g. no white after labor day, no black and brown leather, etc.), but mixing gold and silver jewelry was a hard one for my brain to wrap around!  I chose to use a gold-toned belt (with a silver buckle) and a silver-toned watch.  I was willing to accept that mix. 🙂

Can you also see how tired I am in this picture LOL?  Sorry about the shadows!  It was still dark outside when the picture was taken. 😐




























































































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Weekend Post

Doubles day! 
The first picture was the outfit I wore today to do a little shopping and run some errands around town. The second picture was actually my first outfit post (with the goofy face and pose lol) taken about a week ago that never made it on the blog.  Thought I would share it today. 🙂


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Horsie Shoes

Today’s outfit really isn’t too exciting.  Boring cardigan. Black pants. Semi-interesting lace top. But on my feet… horses!

For those that know me personally, horses are a huge part of my life.  I started riding when I was a wee child of 3 years and it’s stuck with me forever and ever.  So when I saw these flats on clearance, I had to have them. They are somewhat of a wool texture on the outside, and the dark color makes for a good winter loafer.

And if you love them as much as I do, there is a sweatshirt and blouse to match!  If you don’t… well, maybe they will make a dog version. 🙂


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Dreaming of warmer weather…

I purchased this sweater at 50% off on Black Friday.  It’s a tunic, longer in the back, and I love it!  It’s somewhat nautical in nature and 3/4 length sleeves aka so comfy!  But… makes me dream of warmer weather and not very warm itself.  Good news is it will be perfect this spring and it comes in a variety of colors!

I also recently scooped up this bag at almost 40% off!  Again, makes me dream of spring-time and warmer weather!  But, don’t shoot the messenger if you see me carrying it a lot more before spring. 🙂





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Back to work I go!

One of the biggest challenges I face in my profession is mixing style and comfort.  I’m currently on month #6 of clinical rotations for pharmacy school and this month I’m at a retail pharmacy.  My preceptor works 13 hour shifts, thus I work with her on those days.  For those of you that aren’t super familiar with retail pharmacy — the employees work on their feet all day. But I just can’t – just can’t – buy into the whole “clog” world. Not yet. Maybe when I’m 50 and don’t care anymore?

When stores started advertising “a new way to wear a sweatshirt” this past fall, I was on board!  If my feet hurt a little, then I’m all about my top half being comfy. 🙂 The “sweatshirt” I have on today was on super sale and I nabbed it up quickly over the holidays!  And wearing it today…… to work!

Doesn’t it make you feel like summer…. a little?


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