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Rainy Day Chambray

Jan 15, 2016

Chambray for a rainy winter day!

Boots: Hunter Original Tour Glossy Rain Boots // Coat: J.Crew Stadium Cloth Coat (also dying for the grey version!) // Scarf: Vineyard Vines Cashmere Buffalo Check Scarf c/o (also love this tan plaid blanket scarf that I wear ALL the time and this navy tartan one) // Jeans: Paige Denim (old) but I loveee this very similar version, this budget version, as well as this affordable version // Shirt: Madewell (old) but identical here, and here (60% off!) and here // Bracelets: J.Crew and Barney’s // Lips: NARS Cruella (Check out my favorite NARS products on my sidebar to the right!) 

 
IT’S FRIDAYYYY! 




It’s been a pretty good week despite the insane weather we’ve been experiencing here in Chicago. (I think that’s the only thing Chicagoans know how to talk about in the winter. Also, seriously, I feel like ALL I’ve been wearing lately are various outfits with rain boots!) 

Unfortunately I wasn’t as productive as I wanted to be. I had high hopes to shoot quite a few outfits with Kelly, but seeing as going outside felt like having your face bitten off, those plans fell by the wayside.

However, I head to a few coffee shops to get out of the house (Sip Coffee in West Town, and Filter in Wicker Park are my latest faves, if you’re looking for some new ones!) I also introduced Kelly to one of my FAVORITE hair products, so those are both big wins, right? #LittleVictories (Also, speaking of hair, you’ll definitely want to check out my hair damage mistakes to avoid post from earlier this week.) 

Luckily, the weather improved significantly over the last day or so (40 DEGREES!? SPRING BREAK!) so we were able to sneak this one in, and (fingers crossed) as you’re reading this, we’re in the midst of knocking out a few shoots! (Weather permitting, of course. Always.) 

It’s one of my big goals this year to do post more outfit shoots, so I’m doing my best to stick to my resolutions! Is there anything else you’d like to see more of? Let me know–I’d love your feedback! 

Now, onto today’s outfit! This look is the perfect outfit for the weather here today–mild and a little drizzly! The shining star, of course, being the red Hunter boots! (P.S. if you’re not a Hunter gal, be sure to check out my other favorite rain boots here and here!) I love them so much! They come in real handy for stomping through the salt and slush that is ALL over the sidewalks these days. I’m also tempted to wear them whenever it isn’t raining, too. Don’t they just make you smile? 

I went with an all-blue ensemble for the rest of my outfit. (What’s Mario’s favorite material? Denim denim denim. #DadJokes.) I’ve been wearing this Canadian tuxedo a lot lately. There’s something about a chambray button down and jeans that I can’t get enough of! (Plus, it’s so comfy!) This buffalo check scarf is also one of my all-time favorites! It’s so warm, cozy, and extremely soft. And, of course, the J.Crew Stadium Coat is going to be a necessary staple over the next few months! 

Red hunters with boyfriend jeans and chambray!

J.Crew Stadium Cloth Coat with Buffalo Check ScarfJ.Crew, Hunter, and Vineyard Vines Favorites (Can't get enough of red hunter boots!) Chambray and buffalo check (Love it!)
J.Crew Pave Link Bracelet with Chambray Chambray + Red Hunters (Rainy Day Essentials!)

 

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Happy Weekend Everyone! 

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