My Outfit: Breakfast Date




I’m back from my Brooklyn breakfast date with Jess and feeling rejuvenated and ready to work, just like I always do whenever I am finished hanging out with this inspirational go-get-’em girl. This morning it was a cool 55 degrees so I felt the need to break out my new wool gray tights. As per usual, my outfit usually develops from one item in particular—today, tights being said item—and so I decided to rock my plaid “winter shorts” with my tall suede equestrian-esque boots. The forecast said it would gradually get warmer, so I opted for no coat, but threw on a wool pinstripe blazer and turtleneck instead, along with my favorite red plaid Christmas scarf to give the muted outfit a pop of color. I popped on the hat for an added touch for fun. I meant to take more detail shots, but my camera battery started to die, but can you see the two patterns of the jacket and shorts against each other? I like the contrast of the three color palettes—red, gray and light tan—mixed together, and the plaid versus stripe. Man, I love pattern mixing.

Click below to read more about my outfit and to see some cute shots of a sweet breakfast treat and the fabulous blogger behind What I Wore!


A “fancy doughnut” as listed on the menu.



me and jess

Me and Jess, the photographer behind today’s brownstone stoop snaps!

My Outfit:

Hat: H&M
Glasses: Vintage, 20Twenty in Ballard, WA
Turtleneck: H&M
Blazer: Banana Republic
Shorts: F21
Tights: Hue
Boots: Aerosoles
Bag: H&M

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  • LOVE this outfit!

  • Looks like such fun! Love the pop of color from the scarf!

  • So cute! I’ve said it before & I’ll say it again: I wish I lived in NY so I could meet up with you girlies!

  • Great seeing you as always!!! Cute outfit too!!!

  • Amy

    You look so adorable!! I love the red plaid scarf with this outfit. Great style pic too! :)

  • anniemoe


  • This is such a fall schoolboy look–in the best way! I love the textures and the mixing of patterns. That red scarf, those boots, the hat!

  • great casual gonna copy this one for sure.