Cherry Knitted…

Hi loves! How were your weekends? Mine was exactly what I asked for and what I needed; fun yet relaxing! J and I went thrifting and Christmas decor shopping on Friday night. On Saturday, I made us breakfast and we just chilled and finally started watching Scandal. (Please tell me y’all watch that amazing show!! Shonda Rimes, exec producer/writer of Grey’s Anatomy & Private Practice is brilliant!) We put up the Christmas tree and some of our decorations and finally got caught up on last weeks’ episode of Scandal while he made dinner. Please tell me how I am supposed to wait until Thursday for the next episode after that cliffhanger…  
When I showed my fiancΓ© today’s look, his response was “there sure is a lot goin’ on in that outfit boop, but it’s cute”. I laughed and said, “well what do you know! I bet my blogger girls will understand!” Obviously I have been really enjoying the layering trend this fall and my love for it is definitely carrying over into winter. What do you guys think? Is he right? Do I have a lot going on? Or would you wear something similar? πŸ˜‰
Linking up here & here today!
Style Guide: Cinching in the chambray shirt underneath the chunky cable knit cardigan with a nude skinny belt adds balance, (because it matches the boots) while adding shape to what could have become a frumpy look. 
Photographer: Diana A.

THE LOOK: | Oversized Cable Knit Cardigan: Thrifted  (similar option here on sale!)| Ralph Lauren Denim Shirt: Thrifted  (similar here)| White tee: Walmart | Skirt & Leggings: Target | Boots: Wet Seal (very old ) similar here | Belt: H&M | Scarf: Aldo (similar here) | Purse: Vintage Liz Claiborne | Bracelet & Rose Gold Watch: gifted |

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47 Comments

  1. December 3, 2012 / 2:31 PM

    You look so cute! Love all these combined colors and layers. And any weekend that includes thrifting is a good one in my book πŸ™‚

  2. December 3, 2012 / 3:38 PM

    You have such a cute site! I love it!

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  3. December 3, 2012 / 3:53 PM

    I love this look. I agree with the belting the chambray, you just look so polished!

    Happy Monday!
    Clare
    Understated Classics

  4. December 3, 2012 / 7:42 PM

    You are so cute! I love the layers you've got going on and I would definitely wear something similar (as it gets cool – today was in the high 70s in Oklahoma!)!

    • December 5, 2012 / 7:46 AM

      The very next day it was 72 here in KY! Tricky tricky weather lol thanks Ashley!

  5. December 3, 2012 / 9:34 PM

    Chioma! hi! love your sense of style. yes the belt does a tricky thing that is necessary. wow. nice. love your arm party goin' on, too.

  6. December 3, 2012 / 10:35 PM

    love your cheery cherry cardigan! too sweet πŸ™‚

  7. December 3, 2012 / 11:04 PM

    I love all the layers of this outfit! The look came out great! πŸ™‚ Found you on Thrifters Anonymous! I'm hosting a fun link-up too if you'd like to join the party!

    With Love,
    Rubi
    http://www.lilyamongthornsblog.blogspot.com

  8. December 3, 2012 / 11:52 PM

    ah, this is so cute! i love all of the layers here!

    lindsey louise

    hellomrrabbit.blogspot.com

  9. December 4, 2012 / 1:09 AM

    Very cute look! I want to learn how to layer…gotta add that to the list. πŸ™‚

    Tese

    Follow me at afashionforwardmommy.blogspot.com

    • December 5, 2012 / 7:48 AM

      Thanks! I'm still learning myself! Email me any questions you may have and i'd love to help if i can. I may even do a post on it…hmmm lol

  10. December 4, 2012 / 1:35 PM

    I love layering in the fall/winter! It's the best way to look cute and stay warm at the same time!

    -Sharon
    The Tiny Heart

  11. December 4, 2012 / 8:29 PM

    You look amazing!
    very chic and cozy πŸ™‚

    xx
    roaringmytwenties.com

  12. December 4, 2012 / 9:27 PM

    This blogger girl understands! I think the outfit has interest and style without being busy. I think so many are afraid to have too much going on in an outfit, but I hate wearing a boring outfit. I wear outfits very similar to this all the time. It feels very JCrew! ~Sarah

  13. December 4, 2012 / 9:40 PM

    your header is great!
    im totally into knits and strpes πŸ™‚
    x the cookies
    <3
    samecookiesdifferent.blogspot.com

    • December 5, 2012 / 7:49 AM

      Thanks!! Both of those are my faves! We'd get along great πŸ˜€

  14. December 5, 2012 / 1:09 AM

    Great style! love the way you rock the layered look & your hair is just beautiful!

  15. December 5, 2012 / 2:53 AM

    Just discovered your blog… Love your sense of style. And love how you mixed the prints and textures! So posh!!

    xo, Kenya

    http://www.kenyaldesigns.com

    Kenya L Fashion Blog

  16. December 5, 2012 / 7:05 AM

    Looks great!

  17. December 5, 2012 / 10:07 AM

    I love leopard print and stripes together! And stripes always look great with bright colors, so I think the look is very cute. I love those boots too! <3

    toni

  18. December 6, 2012 / 4:29 AM

    Chambray and stripes are two of my all-time favorite things to wear. You look fantastic!

  19. December 6, 2012 / 6:24 AM

    What a great outfit! I love all the layers.

  20. December 10, 2012 / 5:19 PM

    LOL Aw blogger husbands/fiances/boyfriends. Sometimes I think they should have a support group or something. I happen to love your outfit. That cardigan looks so cute and cozy! I love that you added the scarf too! Thanks so much for stopping by my blog!