Taste of Spring

How was you guys’ weekend?! The weather in Chicago has been absolutely beautiful these past few days, and my mom and I had a wonderful time exploring the city! It’s always fun when your parent’s visit! 🙂

I’m been super grateful to give my favorite winter coat a rest, and be able to show off this pretty cowl neck sweater by itself instead. Although it’s intended to be styled like in the pictures , I’ve been wearing it as an off-the-shoulder sweater, and always receive compliments when I wear it that way!! It’s seriously too cute.

I picked it up from Nordstrom a few weeks back and it’s the best! I love a good oversized fit, and this sweater is extra oversized – in fact, I honestly have thought about wearing it as a dress with tights (rare perk of being short!)! Unfortunately it’s sold out, but this cowl neck sweater is almost identical. Another great thing is that on those super chilly days (it is only February after all), this is a multipurpose piece because it acts as a scarf!

Can we also talk about this Kate Spade cross body? Now, I’ve been a loyal fan of the Rebecca Minkoff zip cross body’s, but this is my favorite right now! I love the ostrich material and the gold link strap is so pretty! It’s a bit on the petite side, but it keeps me from shoving too much in there, and I purchased a cute card case to make everything easier!

Cowl Neck Sweater: Nordstrom (similar) // Leggings: Lululemon // Boots: Nine West (these are on major sale!!) // Bag: Kate Spade

 Photos by Julie Kennedy

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  1. 2.21.17
    Rina said:

    So jealous of your beautiful Chicago weather! We have snow in the forecast again for this week over in Vancouver and I’m sooo over it! lol. Loving that oversized sweater and how you’ve styled it!


    • 2.21.17
      Lauren O. said:

      Thank you so much for stopping by, Rina! And I don’t blame you!! I’ve been telling everyone I would much rather it be freezing than have snow on the ground!

  2. 2.21.17
    Amy Arnold said:

    Love the length and fit of that sweater! Perfect with your leggings. I bet it’s so cute off the shoulder too.

    Amy Ann
    Straight A Style

    • 2.21.17
      Lauren O. said:

      Thanks so much, Amy! And I actually like it so much better as off the shoulder! 🙂

  3. 2.20.17

    That sweater is so cute! I’m so looking forward to Spring 🙂

    Xx Taylor

    • 2.20.17
      Lauren O. said:

      Thanks a lot, Taylor! And me too… counting down until it officially arrives!!

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