Cape: Luxe & Lace c/0 | Top: Aritzia | Distressed Denim: J.Crew (old, similar here) | Booties: Noul (love these too) | Hat: Joe Fresh (old, similar here)
As you can tell, I am all about the casual layered looks lately, I can thank the chilly weather for that! I can’t complain though because I get to bundle up in adorable capes like this Luxe & Lace one. I have been so into these skinny black distressed jeans lately – so comfortable and they work with everything. If you’re on the hunt for some, I found a couple similar ones here, and here.
Side note: Can anyone else believe it’s only 10 days until Christmas? I am in shock – and scrambling. I always feel so ahead of the game because I start Christmas shopping early, but then I end up leaving so many people/things until the last minute, the worst! So you can bet I will be at the mall this week at least a few times hustlin’ to get it done. Is anyone else in the same boat as me? I definitely need to work on time management when it comes to Christmas shopping – oopsies!
I hope you all had an awesome weekend – and did your best to avoid the shopping crowds.
Top: Zara (old, similar here) | Skirt: Forever21 (sold out, love this option) | Pumps: Aldo Shoes (old, similar here) | Clutch: Tory Burch (old, love this one) | Necklace: c/o 31 Bits | Bracelet: Forever21 | Lipstick: Nars Heat Wave
With the holidays in full swing, I am sharing some holiday-inspired looks that are easy to recreate. This is the time of year when dressing up is something you can be doing all the time without being worried that you’re too overdressed. I am in love with playing with patterns and textures for the holidays so don’t be afraid! One thing that also adds to any outfit is a bold piece of jewelry! This necklace from 31 Bits, is more than just a beautiful necklace, there is so much meaning behind it!
31 Bits is about empowering people through the fashion industry, where Ugandan woman handcraft these gorgeous pieces, and are able to provide for their families through this income. Isn’t that a beautiful thing? Fashion with a purpose. I included another one of their gorgeous pieces below in my gift guide for Her, be sure to check it out, as well as their site to see all the beautiful handmade pieces! It is the perfect gift for Christmas, one that gives back to the hands who make each product!
Top: Old Navy | Bottoms: J.Crew (old..similar here) | Boots: Sorel | Toque: Joe Fresh | Scarf & Ear Warmer: c/0 Emily Ley Creations
Addi’s Outfit: Jacket: Gap Kids (sold out, love this one)| Leggings H&M | Booties: Joe Fresh | Beanie: Gap Kids | Ear Warmer + Scarf: c/o Emily Ley Creations
Seeing as it is a winter wonderland here most of the year, I have decided to embrace it, instead of being a grinch about it. Cozy scarves and ear warmers are a must around here, and that especially goes for my little. This darling baby cowl and ear warmer are made with a soft, thick yarn – and they’re not even itchy! I also love my crochet infinity, it’s so warm, and can tell it will be on repeat throughout these chilly winter months.
Side note… can you tell Addi had just woken up from her nap in these photos? She was hilarious and pretty much refused to smile the entire time. Regardless, I think she looks pretty dang cute in her crochet gear.
If you are wanting to order some goodies for you or your loved ones, you can email firstname.lastname@example.org to place an order! Or on Monday her Etsy shop will be live, just go to her Instagram and find the link in her profile!
Top: J.Crew (on sale!) | Blanket Scarf: Zara (old..similar here) | Jeans: Forever21 | Booties: Noul | Sunnies: Zara | Bag: Prada | Watch: Michael Kors
I’ve been obsessed with layers lately and plaid…I purchased this blanket scarf last year – and I have seen so many similar versions of it this year, and all for a great price. I wear it a million ways, and find it’s the most perfect, cozy, and adorable piece to add to any look. I paired it with a more basic outfit – which has been my go-to lately. This J.Crew turtleneck is currently on sale – and I am tempted to buy one in every colour! It is the perfect piece for layering this winter, I have already worn it under capes, knit sweaters, and now my blanket scarf! It could also be the perfect gift for someone on your Christmas list. Is anyone else procrastinating like I am? I still have a few people to buy for, and this year my goal was to be done by December 1st, oops!! I hope you all had a beautiful, relaxing weekend!
Happy December loves!! I hope you all had a beautiful weekend (holiday weekend for my American friends)! If you missed Black Friday shopping – don’t fret.. Cyber Monday is another day to get your Christmas shopping done and score some more deals. I’ve compiled a list of some of my favourite stores and their discounts/promo codes going on today so you can shop from the comfort of your own bed – easy peasy! So hurry – before everything goes! I also put together a few of my Cyber Monday Picks below. Happy shopping! And don’t forget to snag something for yourself too;) xo
Anthropologie – Free shipping (no limit) + 20% all sale items w/ code “EXTRAJOLLY”
Asos – 20% off everything w/ code “CYBERWKND20′
Forever21 – Free shipping on all orders + 20% off when you spend $75 code “CYBER20” + 30% off when you spend $150 code “CYBER30”
J.Crew – 30% off full price styles + free shipping
Urban Outfitters – $50 off $150 + $25 off $100 + $15 off $75
Gap – 40% off entire purchase using code “CYBER2”
Banana Republic – 40% off entire purchase using code “CYBER2”
Topshop – Up to 50% on select items