Blue & Baubles

When it comes to dressing up, I am like most girly girls out there – I
enjoy a great cocktail dress with a killer pair of shoes, flawless
makeup, and big hair. However, since occasions where it is appropriate
to wear such attire are far and few inbetween these days, I kind of
cheat when I want to dress up for more casual special occasions, such as
going out to dinner.


If you’ve been reading MITM for a while, it is no secret that I love boyfriend blazers. Just as with this outfit, my blazer took a simple pair of black skinnies and a dressy blue tee from looking just nice to put-together and appropriate for a fancy dinner and night on the town. Plus, the lining adds a pop of leopard and I am NEVER opposed to leopard print. The statement necklace is one of my favorites because it is a neutral color, which keeps it from competing with anything else in the outfit.

Another reason why I don’t mind cheat-dressing up? I can guarantee I will be more comfortable (and warm!) than the girl in a spandex dress and stilettos.

blazer | Forever 21, old
tee | Banana Republic Factory Outlet, last year
jeans | Old Navy
shoes | Target, old
necklace | Apt. 9, Kohl’s

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14 Comments

  1. Maya McDonald wrote:

    Such a good outfit to wear to work! I love mixing pretty cobalt shades with more tradition work wear – this look is gorgeous! xx

    Posted 5.19.14 Reply
  2. Aimee Rose wrote:

    Love that blazer, especially with the fun lining! Always a bonus- cute outfit!

    Posted 4.29.14 Reply
  3. I seriously throw on a blazer 3-4 times a week. I have been loving my obnoxiously pink one that I got from Zara. I really like the leopard accents on this one and your bold blue shirt. Great outfit girl!!

    Posted 4.29.14 Reply
  4. Thank you! I used to be so anti-leopard … I don't know what was wrong with me!

    Posted 4.28.14 Reply
  5. I never thought of this as a work outfit, but you're right! You totally could swap out the jeans for a pencil skirt or pants, and you're good to go.

    Posted 4.28.14 Reply
  6. I bought that blazer back in 2011 before my sister and I went to a Britney Spears concert, and it has been one of the best purchases! I wear it all the time. And, thank you! Ryan likes blue on me, too. 🙂

    Posted 4.28.14 Reply
  7. Thank you! Simple but with a punch is how I would like to describe my style. 🙂

    Posted 4.28.14 Reply
  8. Thanks, lady!

    Posted 4.28.14 Reply
  9. Mia- MakeMeUpMia wrote:

    Love that blazer with the leopard, and royal blue is one of my favorite colors. Looks great girl!

    Posted 4.28.14 Reply
  10. Kristen Warren wrote:

    this outfit is simple but amazing.

    Posted 4.28.14 Reply
  11. carly wrote:

    That blazer looks like another huge F21 win! I love the little detailing on the sleeves! Blue is definitely your color!

    Posted 4.28.14 Reply
  12. Biana Perez wrote:

    Loving this look – especially how you cuffed the blazer to show off the details! I could totally wear this look to work!

    Posted 4.28.14 Reply
  13. Abby wrote:

    Love the leopard details on this jacket!

    Abby
    http://www.champagneplans.com

    Posted 4.28.14 Reply
  14. Debra Stachelski wrote:

    Looking cute, as always! Nice to see your smiling face this morning!

    Posted 4.28.14 Reply

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