Changing an Outfit From Professional to Playtime

03 Apr 2013 Permalink

Changing an Outfit From Professional to Playtime

Changing an Outfit From Professional to Playtime

Changing an Outfit From Professional to Playtime

It’s around this time every year when I start to count the minutes until the end of the day, then make a beeline for my house and grab the kids for a little play time outside.  As much as I don’t want to ruin my nicer work clothes at the playground, I also don’t want to put on a whole ‘nother outfit and give myself more laundry to wash!  (I know!  Laziness wins every time!)

I wore this top and pants combo to work with a pair of heels.  For playing outside with the kids, I traded the heels for boots and threw on a jean jacket.

Simple changes.  Or as my 4 year-old would say, “Easy peasy lemon squeezy!”

jacket (Gap), top, pants, bag, sunglasses – thrifted // boots – Gap

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Winter Runaround Outfit

28 Dec 2012 Permalink

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sweater, booties

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skinny jeans, booties

Boy, I have been getting lots of use out of this sweater!  When I first saw it, I wasn’t sure if it would work so well for me.  The trick?  When wearing a wilder than usual print, wear neutrals or colors that are used in that print.  Feeling a little bolder?  Incorporate a complementary color.  Last time I wore this sweater, I wore it with red-orange pants…it played well with the blue-green in the sweater.

This outfit was perfect for running errands with the kids.  Even though I have two weeks off for the holidays, there is so much to do!  Next on the agenda…Julia’s 4th birthday.  If you don’t hear from me for a few days, I probably overdosed on these rainbow cupcakes.

sweater, cross-body bag, scarf - thrifted // jeans – diy // boots – Gap

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Comfy Cozy Clothes

14 Nov 2012 Permalink

Next time I open my mouth to comment about the weather, just stop me.  I usually don’t do all-out baggy…but for this can-I-just-stay-wrapped-in-my-comfy-cozy-blanket day, an oversized sweater and loose jeans seemed like a logical choice.

sweater – Express // jeans – H&M (men’s) // boots – Urban Outfitters

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Run Around

05 Mar 2012 Permalink

Today was one of those random holidays that kids get off from school.  An extra day to sleep in a little…and then drag the kids out for some errands.

This is a perfect errand outfit…jeans with a button up looks more polished than a plain tee…a hands-free bag, for keeping the hands, uh, free…and a few simple accessories (it’s amazing how a couple studs and bracelets can make you feel more put together).

What’s your usual run around outfit?

shirt, bag, sunglasses – thrifted / jeans – Marshall’s / boots – Gap

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