Posts Tagged: red cardigan

Dressed for: Fresh Flowers

Already Pretty outfit featuring red cardigan, floral print midi skirt, cognac wedges, navy blue handbag, tagua nut necklace

Cardigan – thrifted – similar
Tank – Benneton (no longer available) – similar
Belt – from a pair of shorts – similar
Skirt – courtesy Mode-sty
Shoes – Royan courtesy ECCO
Necklace – Veronica Riley Martens
Earrings – Bibelot – similar
Bag – eBay

I’ve written about locally owned and run website Mode-sty on the blog here and for the Star Tribune, and am always happy to promote what Zahra is doing. So I was tickled when she offered to send me an item from her spring offerings. This lively floral midi skirt is right up my alley, and allowed me to wear red, white, and blue together without feeling overly flag-like. Also loved working in this necklace from Veronica Riley Martens, whose work I’ve admired for years and years. (Proof here.) Finally nabbed my own piece, albeit a small one, and had fun working it into this mix. read more

Dressed for: Boot-based Examples

Already Pretty outfit featuring red cardigan, eShakti bird print dress, red tights, ECCO Sculptured 65 boots, pendant necklace

Cardigan – thrifted – similar
Dress – courtesy eShakti (no longer available) – same print
Tights – courtesy We Love Colors
Boots – ECCO Sculptured 65
Necklace – Kenneth Cole (mine via Piperlime but this is the same one!)
Earrings – Midtown Global Market – similar
Bag – Rebecca Minkoff Studded Mab Mini – via eBay

I wore this to teach my community ed class just last night (there are still slots in next week’s class!). Since we end up talking about leg length and boot height, I wore my trusty ECCOs to show how I prefer boots to fit on my own legs. They hit an inch or so below the bottom of my kneecap, which enables me to wear knee-length skirts and still show the shape of my leg. read more