Floral

Summer Evening

Laura Wears... J.Crew floral printed cotton midi patio skirt

Laura Wears... mixed prints

Laura Wears... J.Crew Factory ruffle top

Laura Wears...J.Crew patio skirt and ruffle neck top

Laura Wears... casual friday pattern mixing

Shirt:  J.Crew Factory Printed Ruffle Top
Skirt:  J.Crew Patio Skirt
Sunglasses:  Aldo
Bracelets:  c/o INPINK; Jacob
Purse:  Ivanka Trump {similar}
Sandals: Modern Rebel Misty {incredibly similar option}

Before heading out to dinner on a gorgeous summer night 🙂

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Floral midi

Laura Wears... diy homemade floral midi skirt

floral midi skirt

how to wear a midi skirt

Laura Wears... flats and a midi skirt

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Laura Wears... wedding guest outfit midi skirt

Top:  J.Crew Drapey Crepe Tank
Skirt:  homemade {similar here}
Necklace:  c/o INPINK
Bracelets:  Amrita Singh gold bangle; thrifted gold twig bangles
Purse:  Ivanka Trump Travel Organizer {also here and here}
Shoes:  Rachel Roy Ronney {more colors here and here}

I am slowly trying to fill gaps in my closet – for example, I finally purchased a plain white button-down shirt last week {this one}.  These flats were bought in March as part of the same initiative.  A beige shoe is a nice neutral that can be paired with almost anything 🙂

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Quickly

patterson j kincaid blue watercolor asymmetrical floral dress

Dress:  Patterson J Kincaid (love the beautiful colors in this dress!)
Scarf:  Club Monaco (from 2012)
Sunglasses:  Aldo Agrayssa (Cdn link)
Bracelets:  Banana Republic gold knot bracelet, Amrita Singh bangles
Clutch:  Gap (Cdn link)
Shoes:  Tory Burch Amalie (the heeled version seems to be sold out online, but the flat sandal version is still available)

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Homemade Full Midi Skirt

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diy homemade midi skirt

Coat:  J.Crew Metro Coat
Shirt:  Maison Scotch {similar}
Skirt:  Homemade {full DIY post coming soon}
Sunglasses:  Armani Exchange
Purse:  Le Chateau
Shoes:  Pour la Victoire Carmendy

Definitely not my favorite photo set – I need to start getting more adventurous with my photo locations…  This one is just plain boring.

Other great midi skirts here:

 

Polar Vortex Style

burgundy and orange winter scarf

I couldn’t resist name dropping the “polar vortex” in the title.  It seems to be the word of the winter, and the reason we are getting these ridiculous cold snaps…

I have lived in Canada all my life, and while I am used to the cold (and even embrace it in some cases (I am an avid downhill skier), this winter has been  unbearably cold.  Hoping for a quick return to seasonable (or even spring-like!) temperatures soon.

I have been making an effort to explore new color pairings.  Burgundy and orange is a new look for me, but it seems to work!  See my teal and burgundy pairing here.
Coat:  Thrifted
Scarf:  H&M {old – maybe from 2011}

Turquoise and burgundy

vintage coat turquoise teal

j.crew minnie

turquoise team burgundy red

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Coat:  Vintage {last seen here – I have since removed the fur collar}
Blouse:  SheInside
Pants:  J.Crew Minnie {also here in wool}
Scarf: Club Monaco {similar here}
Bracelets:  Jacob, Amrita Singh
Purse:  Le Chateau  {similar here and here}
Boots:  Enzo Angiolini Karissa

I finally joined Instagram! If you want to follow my daily randomness, you can find me at laurawears_