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Outfit Post: Leopard is the New Black

Oct 15, 2014

I love October but it’s seriously like everyone crams all their events into this month. Okay that may be a bit of an overstatement but with the combo of work + kids + life, it seems like there haven’t been many free days on the calendar. Not complaining because nine times out of ten it’s stuff I really want to do or see but it doesn’t make much time for laundry or lounging (one of which is my favorite activity). It does also keep me away from shopping so at least that helps with my October goal. #nonewthings

In the spirit of mixing it up with what I already have (and avoiding another all black outfit … love ’em so much), I turned to a top almost as versatile but a lot more fun than a basic black blouse. I scored this particular top at Dress & Dwell (Amanda the owner was wearing it and I immediately copied her) but you can find similar options all over the place. I wear this one with work pants and skirts as much as I do with jeans and the silky fabric means I can wear it year round. Seriously, go get one. You won’t regret it.

Everything in this outfit is remixed from my closet with the exception of this fab necklace which I scored when one of my friends hosted a jewelry party (it was last month so I am in the clear). I love it because each layer is it’s own necklace so you can mix-and-match as you please. And on top of that, one side is simple gold and the other is pave so you can flip and flop it based on what you’re feeling.

Leopard Blouse: Dress & Dwell (old but this one is spot on – pun intended); Jeans: c/o James Jeans (seen here); Heels: Sole Society (old); Bag: c/o Sole Society (seen here and here); Gold Multi-Chain Layered Necklace: Stella & Dot; Spike Bracelet: Stella & Dot; Feather Bracelet: CC Skye from RocksBox (sign up here and receive a $25 credit)

Sole Society Black Messenger Bag Photos by Whitney Neal.

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  1. Jackie says:

    I feel the same way!! I don’t know why, but it seems like this fall has been kind of crazy. I have so many things to remember and do, it can be a bit much.

    I’d say I’ve also been avoiding shopping, but I had a friend’s birthday last week and had to buy a gift…and may have picked up the odd little thing for myself.

    Loving this remixed look though. Those jeans look like they were made for you.

    xo Jackie
    Something About That

  2. Couldn’t agree more, but I feel like that about any month anymore. There’s always so much going on around town, which is a good thing. Like you though, lounging is a top priority too.

    Love the simple, but chic look.

  3. Jaclyn JOurney says:

    I never thought I could wear animal print, but I love this!!!

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  5. AJ says:

    Thanks for posting that Express top, its now on my wish list!


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