Dressed for: The Return of the Long Vest

Already Pretty outfit featuring long vest, striped shirt, Alexander McQueen skull scarf, Rebecca Minkoff Jealous

Vest – eBaysimilarmore used via eBay
Striped shirt – Fair Indigo
Faux leather pants – Lysse via eBaysustainable (through 3X!)
Scarf – Alexander McQueen via eBay
Boots – Paul Green Darcy – cheaper/used on eBay
Bag- Rebecca Minkoff Jealous via eBay – more on eBay

I was SO SURE this long vest would get year-round wear, but I never found any warm-weather outfits that made it sing. Now it’s back in rotation, and I was tickled to incorporate it into yet another print mix! read more

Dressed for: Distress

Already Pretty outfit featuring distressed leather jacket, skinny jeans, layered necklaces, platform ankle boots

Leather jacket – Etsy – more distressed/secondhand jackets
Tee – Threads 4 Thought Veronica V-neck
Jeans – H&M (no longer available) – similarsustainable
Ankle Boots – Parnu courtesy ECCO (no longer available) – similar/sustainable
Necklaces – various – similar look/sustainable

I hunted on eBay and Etsy for months before finding this jacket, which just might be the most perfect distressed moto I’ve ever seen. It looks almost exactly like this Golden Goose one that’s going for $475 used, and even after having the sleeves tailored I paid less than 1/4 of that for mine. I can barely conceal my glee. read more

Dressed for: Scarf Time

Already Pretty outfit featuring long blue blazer, star print scarf, jeggings, frye vera slouch

Scarf – becksondergaard (no longer available) – similar/sustainable
Jacket – thrifted – similarsustainable/used options
Tee shirt – Alternative Apparel Eco Dreamer
Jeggings – courtesy Karen Kane (also in plus sizes)
Boots – Frye Vera Slouchsustainable/used pairs

I am most certainly NOT looking forward to a long, cold winter … but our marvelously warm autumn is making me hanker for true scarf weather. I loved how this old scarf and new-to-me blazer looked together so I kept myself swathed all day, but I think it was about 70 degrees. Sometimes the weather and the season just refuse to agree! read more