OOTD 2.23.18: Weekend Outfit

weekend outfit idea with a green jacket and striped shirt

Green Utility Jacket | Black and White Striped Tee (under $20) | Faux Leather Leggings | Similar Brown Riding Boots | Brown Work Tote | Pearl Necklace | Bar Earrings$20 iPhone Case | Rose Gold Popsocket 

See all my outfits of the day here!

Can you tell I’m ready for the weekend? This is one of my favorite weekend outfit combinations and I’m wearing it to the office. A perfect way to end the week on a casual Friday. This olive weekender jacket is my favorite piece and I’ve styled it multiple different ways over the years. It has held up so well and I’ve had it for over 4 years!

This striped top is a great basic that you can throw on with anything and is under $20. It comes in several colors so pick it up in a few colors and be guilt free. It’s longer as well so you can wear it with leggings. Comes in 5 colors too in case you’re looking for another style of basic!

I’m back in my faux leather leggings and riding boots that I’ve worn before too. If you’re not comfortable wearing them to work, just swap out for jeans! You can also trade out the boots for a pair of pumps. You could even style this striped top with those business slacks I’ve worn before. Definitely an all around, versatile basic.

A Dress A Day: Fourth of July (Day 30)

fourth of july outfit inspiration

Striped One Shoulder Top | Midi Skirt (I wore this to work!) | Grey Suede Sandals | Blue Pom Beach Tote (linked to a bunch on sale below!) | White Tassel Earrings | California Necklace | White Sunglasses

It’s the last day of this series and I’m cheating. While it’s been so fun to share dresses for every occasion with you, I’d be lying if I said I’m not excited to finish it! I knew from the beginning it would be a ton of work. I didn’t know just how much it would be though. I also knew I’d need to get Matt (my Instagram husband) on board. What a trooper he is! In all fairness I initially asked him in a moment of weakness (AKA when he was a few beers in at a brewery). I know what I’m doing. But he agreed and I couldn’t be more grateful he helped me pull this off!

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A Dress A Day: Dinner on a Patio Dress (Day 13)

Faithfull The Brand Majorca Maxi in navy and white

Navy and White Striped Midi Dress | Brown Mules (almost identical for $70!) | Brown Barlow Bag | California Necklace | Line Earrings | Bracelet Stack here, here, and here | Tortoise Sunglasses | Lipstick in ‘Bawse’

I said this a few times since the move but patios are big here. Really big. If an establishment has a few slabs of empty concrete in front of it, it transforms into an outdoor eating locale come summer. These odd little corners seemingly pop out of nowhere! Somewhere, someone decides it’s time to set up the planter boxes and chairs and poof! What do you have? A patio fit for a casual date night. But what do you wear? This off the shoulder dress. And how perfect is this one for this A Dress A Day series?

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A Dress A Day: Winery Dress (Day 9)

Mara Hoffman cut out midi dress in yellow stripes

Yellow Striped Dress | Paprika Flat Sandals | Brown Handbag (same color here but I’m carrying the small!) | Tortoise Sunglasses | Gold Adjustable Choker | Lipstick in ‘Bawse’

Today’s dress for the A Dress A Day series is all about what to wear for a winery! Every day since I moved to Chicago, I’ve walked over the Riverwalk. Most of the shops and restaurants are closed all winter long. I literally mean all winter. But about a month ago they started to open! One of the spots I’ve been dying to try is City Winery which is right around the corner from where these photos were taken.

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