Thursday, January 2, 2014

Up North

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I have a tendency to over-pack whenever we head North. High photo-opportunity expectations coupled with indecision make for one heavy suitcase. As is usually the case, I had exactly one opportunity to document an outfit while I was home for Christmas, and this was it. What I wore to visit family and finish our shopping on Christmas Eve. Everly was kind enough to send over this cute dress recently, which, with it's heavily patterned fabric and short sleeves was a little outside the norm for me, but those little baseball sleeves won me over, and this turned out to be the perfect outfit for what our day had in store for us. It's always good to try something new every now and then. While my personal style is already quite varied, there are still things I have a tendency to shy away from, lately it's been A-line dresses and big patterns, so this dress broke the habit.
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I'm so happy we decided to fly up early. Not only did it mean we got to spend more time with our families, but I had time to get my hair done too (and spend time with my favorite hairdresser), and it feels good to start the new year with a new look.
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What I wore:
Dress c/o Everly
Coat: J.Crew
Scarf: KVT Knits
Boots c/o Lulu's 
Fringe necklace: Gift from Moorea
Claw necklace: Black Sparrow
Bracelet: Thrifted
Tights: AA Super Opaque


April Giannosa said...

I love these browns and blues together! And your hair looks's a good thing you have a hair dresser that you like and trust!

Happy New Year, hun!

xo April

fancyalterego said...

Love the dress! I live in dresses like that!

Can't wait to dig myself out of all the snow we're under and get a haircut myself. It's long overdue. :-)

Elliementary, My Dear said...

This dress looks great on you and your hair is so pretty :) Sounds like you had a nice trip.

madison said...

i adore this outfit!! and you look stunning in this dress. happy new year!

Lindsay Is Broke said...

Those boots are breaking my heart! Love.

veronika girlandcloset said...

You're not alone. I'm a total over packer, and then of course, I end up pretty much living in the same outfit! ;) Love this dress on you... and happy 2014!! xoxo

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Laura Whitman said...

I always overpack - i just like having my options!

I'm loving that dress on you, it is so pretty!

Glad to hear that you got to enjoy some awesome family time! Hope that you had a fabulous holiday season!


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