Posts Tagged: pink sweater dress

Dressed for: Outside In

Already Pretty outfit featuring black leather motorcycle jacket, pink sweater dress, Desigual printed scarf, Frye Vera Slouch boots, gray Express tights

Scarf – Desigual (no longer available) – more Desigual scarves
Leather jacket – Levi’s (no longer available) – similarfaux/budget
Dress – Moon via Skändal (no longer available) – similar
Tights – Express
Boots – Frye Vera Slouch
Earrings – gift – similar

Although I can’t shove my leather jackets under my down parka, I do occasionally wear them as blazer substitutes when I’m working from home all day. Since light jackets like this get approximately 40 seconds of seasonal wear here in MNs – what with the 20-second fall and 20-second spring we typically have – I love wearing these slightly outerwear-ish jackets indoors so they actually earn their keep. And since my 1925 bungalow is drafty despite a newish furnace and the all-important wintertime window plastic, a heavier outer layer for home-office days is always welcome. Especially when paired with a cozy, oversized scarf – my current obsession. read more

Dressed for: Raspberries

Already Pretty outfit featuring burgundy moto jacket, pink sweater dress, Frye Vera Slouch Boots, studded bib necklace

Moto jacket – ASOS
Sweater dress, Moon via Skändal – similar style – similar color
Tights – Target
Boots – Frye Vera Slouch
Necklace – don’t remember – more silver bib necklaces
Earrings – courtesy Silver Speck

I’ve had several color debates with my husband recently, which made me realize just how many color names are stolen from foods. And how imprecise that makes them. I mean, fresh raspberries are often the color of my dress, but anything made from raspberries is the color of my … everything else. (Minus necklace and exposed skin, of course.) Plums and eggplants are very similar colors in real life, but very different colors on fabric. And it’s all further complicated by the fact that no two eyes see the same color in the same way. As someone who loves categorization and naming, this drives me batso. read more