le chateau

Jacquard Pants

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Coat:  J.Crew Lady Day Coat
Shirt:  Banana Republic
Pants:  Club Monaco Kelly Jacquard Pants {take an extra 30% off the sale/clearance price with code WEARNOW}
Necklace:  J.Crew Factory {similar}
Bracelet:  c/o INPNK
Purse;  Le Chateau
Shoes:  Sam Edelman Portney

An unusual pairing: burgundy and cobalt

burgundy wool coat royal blue

burgundy blue aritzia gap skinny

thrifted wool coat

Coat:  Thrifted
Blouse:  Aritzia
Long Sleeve Tee:  Jacob
Pants:  Gap Legging Jeans
Scarf:  Zellers
Purse:  Le Chateau
Shoes:  Naturalizer {old – 2006/07-ish}

So happy January is almost over!  The unseasonably cold weather is making it hard to enjoy winter.  I will be much happier in March when the snow starts to melt and the temperatures begin to rise…
In the mean time, I have been making an effort to test drive unusual color pairings like burgundy and cobalt/royal blue.
Also see my teal + burgundy outfit here {one of my favorite winter looks to-date}.

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_

A pop of plaid

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Cardigan:  Joe Fresh
Plaid Shirt:  thrifted Jones New York
Blouse:  Aritzia
Skirt:  RW & Co.
Hat:  I really don’t remember…
Scarf:  Joe Fresh {old}
Bracelets:  INPINK infinity leather bracelet;  Gorjana leather wrap
Clutch:  Le Chateau
Shoes:  Suecomma Bonnie {similar here}

I am now officially on holidays!  This is the first year I have opted for a slightly longer Christmas vacation, and I am pretty excited.  We don’t have much planned other than visiting with friends and family.  I am very much looking forward to two weeks of relaxing, sewing, skiing, and maybe painting the basement (it needs a facelift – the walls are currently a terrible color of puke yellow…).

SHOP THE LOOK

Holiday Dressing – A Pop of Color!

french connection reign color block dress

coat draped over shoulders

bright neon yellow panel dress

Dress:  French Connection Reign dress
Coat:  Le Chateau { – bought in ~2005}
Bracelet:  Cassis {has since gone out of business}
Purse:  Le Chateau
Shoes:  Sam Edelman Portney

Today is the first day of a multi-part series featuring holiday dressing ideas.  Looking for ideas for that work party?  Or what to wear to a family luncheon?  Stay tuned for a variety of suggestions to navigate through the upcoming season.