Hat: Mariners / Sunglasses: Karen Walker / Scarf: Zara / Jacket: True Religion / Shirt: Saint James / Bag: Proenza Schouler / Jeans: Zara / Shoes: Nine West
I love scarves. I have more than I care to admit but I can’t stop buying more every fall and winter. I find that my most favorite scarves are either from Zara and ASOS (see yesterday’s post) and I love how affordable they are.
Sometimes styling a really long or large scarf can feel intimidating because you start to wonder where all the fabric is supposed to go! But my favorite way to handle an oversized scarf is to make sure it doesn’t too look fussy or “done” and that it is comfortable around your neck. I tend to wear mine fairly loosely, circled once around with the ends hanging down in front.
It’s not quite chilly enough just yet to break out my new ones so I thought instead I would share some of my older, favorite outfits from this past year where the scarf was the main focal piece.
Hello, hello! Today’s post is all about these ripped jeans I found at Zara not too long ago. It’s safe to say that I absolutely love them and have been living in them ever since. They are the perfect length, they have the perfect amount of rips and holes in the knees and have just the right amount of 90s style infused into them. I love how they look with a pair of pointy pumps, or with a pair of sleek black leather mules – it makes me feel like I am back in 1996! Anyway, this is a style I can see myself wearing often because it’s effortless and comfortable and can transition easily from casual meetings to happy hour with friends.
Today’s post features a fairly simple look I wore out to lunch with my Dad the other day. I created this outfit around these leather pants, which are my absolute favorite (I scored them 40 percent off at Nordstrom over Christmas!) and paired them with a striped turtleneck from Forever 21, my Everlane navy leather loafers and a bright red lip, courtesy of L’Oreal Paris’ long lasting lip color in Infallible Red.
It was a typical Seattle spring day, so I wore a mid-weight light wool overcoat from Zara over the top of the outfit along with my J.Crew inifinty scarf, just in case it got a little chilly.
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Jacket: Zara (old) / Scarf: J.Crew (on sale!) Turtleneck: Forever21 – mine is old but here are similar options / Pants: Rag & Bone / Loafers: Everlane / Bag: Vintage – found at a consignment shop / Sunglasses: Ray-Ban (25 PERCENT OFF right now at Nordstrom!) / Lipstick: L’Oreal
I’m heading to Spain in early August and plan on living in silky, breezy shifts like this one, which I scooped up on sale from Joie last weekend. With the overcast weather we have been experiencing, I decided to throw on a leather jacket along with coordinating black accessories to add a bit of edge to this summery number. But in a few months, when it’s sweltering out, I’ll lose the jacket, and swap out my oversized bag for a simple cross-body and my heels for espadrilles. Easy peasy! xo
So, apparently I loved this bag so much and was so incredibly devastated when it was stolen that I ended up re-buying it. It was the last one at Nordstrom and I just couldn’t let it go. But by losing it the first time around, it helped me realize how much I actually used it and would reach for it daily, and how often I wasn’t reaching for some of my other bags. This prompted me to think about selling a few of them in the near future and I was curious if you guys would be interested? Let me know! xo