Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Gris et marron

Hello January!
Cape: AA
Shirt: AA
Belt: AA
Jeans: Madewell
Sicks: J.Crew ($6)
Shoes: Buffalo Exchange ($40)
Winter is back. After a couple days over the weekend that were a balmy 50 degrees, it has been freezing the past two days. Sweater weather! Amber from Bluesville, USA kindly sent me this cute icelandic sweater recently and it's so warm! As much as I love dressing in cold weather, I find myself avoiding the most basic things like sweaters and boots for some reason, but they're so warm and so practical, I was instantly cozy when I put it on. Still no boots though, instead I added socks to some summer platforms. I really like the mix of grey with brown or tan. Many of you asked me which cut my Madewell jeans are, and I've linked to them above.

Thank you all for the kind New Years wishes and comments, I loved hearing what your resolutions are! I can't believe it's 2011, the last few years have flown by so fast! A lot of people say that January is the most depressing month, but I disagree (I think it's February), my birthday is this month! I'll be 27 on the 27th this year and instead of hiding from my birthday like I usually do, or down playing it like I do when people find out, I've decided to CELEBRATE and actually allow myself to be excited about it.

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38 comments:

Vicky said...

This looks so seventies. The hat and cape are gorgeous together, and I love your jumper with the heels/socks combo x

misshannie said...

Oh, I love this! The cape and those sandals are fabulous!

Love,
Hannie - Tea and Biscuits
xoxo

amanda said...

even though i turned the dreaded 3-0 last year, i still celebrate my birthday! it's the most fun day of the year :) and i totally love that sweater. and your cape is just dreamy.

pearli said...

happy to hear you are going to celebrate your birth properly this year. my mother believed the year you turned the age of your birthdate was your "champagne birthday" and appropriate beverages should be consumed. :)
i always hid on my birthday each year too until i turned 30 and decided to throw a big bbq/party. so glad i did. truly a great day!

crispytuna said...

That sweater looks so warm! Love the little sheep on it too...and that hat is so lovely!

Last year I celebrated turning 22 on the 22nd, but didn't do anything too exciting.

Diana said...

my God...what a beautiful hair you've got !!!

Lovely outfit ! we are friends !!! :)

archives said...

dying over the cuteness of that sweater! im a sucker for animal prints on clothes. paired with that cape?! MAGIC!

Vanessa said...

Love this look, and I love the fact that you're screaming your birthday happiness from the rooftops! Metaphorically speaking, of course. I will be 27 this year as well, and while it seems as though the last few years have flown by, maybe I should follow your lead and celebrate.

Nathalie said...

How cute is this sweater? Wonderful outfit! Love your cape and shoes.

Lexie, Little Boat said...

of course you have to CELEBRATE! it's your magic birthday AND you're gettin' married this year! yay!

i LOVE your sweater -- my mom started a lamb collection for me when i was little!

little lyzi said...

Aw the jumper is adorable! xxx

A Little Brighter said...

This whole outfit is the cutest! I especially love the jumper, reminds me of all our little woolen friends here! The colours you have used aswell are just so perfect. You have the best eye.

Ayesha x

Suburban Sweetheart said...

Love the shoes and socks.

Lydia Marie said...

I really love that sweater! And I've always loved January, maybe because of where I live it stays pretty warm.

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ana said...

you always pick the best colours!

http://rippedknees.com xx

purelovefashion said...

Fantastic jumper. Love the grey socks and tan wedges.

www.purelovefashionn.blogspot.com x

sweetdisposition said...

obsessed with this. i love that sweater so much and it goes perfectly with your camel colored accents

Emily, Ruby Slipper Journeys said...

Very cute... I think my mom has the same sweater, or one very similar!

holly said...

I adoooore that sweater! You look so adorable :)

Holly
http://hollykeenan.tumblr.com

Manding. said...

oh the cape is a+. also very sympathetic toward the birthday. hope it was amazing !

ps, amandamantes.blogspot.com !

Meggs said...

You look so cozy and I absolutely love your shoes!

Kat said...

my favorite part about the entire outfit must be the sheep on the sweater. <3

The Daily Fashionista said...

You look so amazing in this outfit. I love the little sheep on the sweater. I wonder why people say January is the most depressing month. I love it. It's the calm after the storm of the holiday season. Plus it's my birthday month too. I'm not quite keen on turning 26, but I guess I don't have a choice in the matter;) lol.

Dana said...

I love your sweater! The little sheep are very cute. It would be great layered over a dress with some over the knee socks.
~Dana
www.dailydoseofdana.tumblr.com

Amber said...

awesome! it's your golden birthday year!! you should celebrate! my birthday is also this month (the 14th) and it's my 30th. eee! so i agree, february is the depressing month. awesome sweater by the way! i too love brown & grey together. there's just something about it...

Ana - Toil and Trouble said...

This is a great oufit, I wouldn't have thought to belt that sweater! I'm still struggling to find my perfect skinny jeans though, total jeans envy.

AnnaBananaCupcake said...

That little sheep sweater is beyond cute! I love how you gave it some edge with the rest of the outfit.
And you should be excited for your birthday! I swear it's only gotten better the farther away from my 20s I get. :D
XOXO

Awkward Socialite said...

totally diggin your cape and sweater!!

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Jessica Marie said...

I'm loving that sweater!!

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Rhitbee said...

You are really good at creating outfits that I just swoon over forever. Seriously I don't think I have ever seen an outfit of yours that I didn't like. My heart is especially skipping beats over this one. That cape and that sweater belong together and I love the way the hat pulls everything together so well.

You look absolutely lovely my darling.

xo Robyn

Juliet said...

AMAZING!
you look fantastic!
I really love your cape and your beautiful shoes!! you look gorgeous darling!

Hope you spent a great new year 2011!:)
xxx from Barcelona!

Jessica Turnbow said...

Sexy, chic, feminine, vintage, I am in love with your outfit! It's fab ;) I am sending this to a good friend who is visiting Paris in May, she is looking for some style inspiration and I think this is perfect!
Xo

Wild Goose Chase said...

I don't think I could love that jumper anymore if I tried! Absolutely stunning! You're blog' inspires me over my cereal every morning!

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Much love this season xxx

Wangari M. said...

Such an amazing look, and that sweater is gorgeous! Love that you aren't wearing boots, makes me want to be more adventureous with my shoe choices..

Erin Cathleen said...

You called it! That picture was taken in Portland. Awesome town, I dig it. :)

I just love it when you do seventies-inspired looks! These photos could easily be an album cover for Joni Mitchell or Carly Simon. Your sweater looks so cozy... Icelandic knits are ideal for New England weather! I'm wearing TWO sweaters today!

T.S. Eliot wrote that "April is the cruellest month," but I agree with you... it's definitely February. So dark, so gloomy, and still so far from spring... March can be pretty icky too. I can't wait for April!

sartoriography said...

That sweater is so awesome it hurts my soul. Those sheep! Too cute. Love how you belted the sweater and paired w the cape.

And happy early birthday! Good call on celebrating!

Becca Jane said...

I love this outfit - that sweater is perfect, and is styled just right.

Birta said...

Icelandic sweaters rule!

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