Jazzing It Up

womens ray ban wayfarer sunglassesTime seriously goes by way too fast. Every time I sit down to write a blog post, I feel like I just wrote the one prior! I’ve been slacking on my two days per week posting, but hopefully things die down and I can get back going again! Now, onto this embellished sweater!casual weekend outfit sweater and blue jeansWith the cold temperatures of late, I’ve been wearing various renditions of this exact same outfit for the past few weeks. Sweater, jeans, and booties. It’s easy and simple, yet still makes you look put together.

I’ve been gravitating towards this embellished sweater a lot more than I’d like to admit, but I just can’t help it! blue jeans ray ban sunglassesI picked it up from Nordstrom last winter and have loved it ever since! It’s so, so soft and the material is super stretchy. I don’t own much grey, but I loved the embellishments to make it stand out and become more than just an average sweater.nine west why not bootiesI also snagged these awesome suede booties a few weeks back, and they’re the. best! The boot comes up a bit higher on the ankle, which I absolutely love, and they’re also extremely comfortable! Valentine’s Day ended up being a lot colder than I expected, so I threw these on and lasted the entire day! ray ban wayfarer sunglasses rebecca minkoff mini zipOff topic, but the day I shot these photos was the absolute worst! It was FREEZING and super windy! Unfortunately, I have lots of bad photos to prove it (thinking about sharing the embarrassing moments that Hallie does!)

Katie and I had planned on shooting several more outfits, but it was just so cold that we had to quit mid-way through! Anyways, I hope that you all enjoy your Monday!

Sweater: Nordstrom (similar) // Jeans: Gap // Boots: Nine West via Saks Off Fifth // Purse: Rebecca Minkoff // Sunglasses: Ray Bans // Earrings: Bauble Bar


 Photos by Katie Ardner

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  1. 3.1.16
    Jesica said:

    Simple with a twist, I love it! The embellished sleeves give the outfit just a touch of glam 🙂

    • 3.1.16
      Lauren O. said:

      Thank you, Jesica! That’s why I liked it too – simple, but with a nice pop!

  2. 2.28.16
    Stef said:

    Nice boots!

    • 2.28.16
      Lauren O. said:

      Thanks so much!

  3. 2.26.16
    Rachel said:

    You look gorgeous!! Killer booties, too, I need those!

    XO, Rachel

    • 2.28.16
      Lauren O. said:

      Thanks so much, Rachel!! I couldn’t pass them up – especially with the price!!

  4. 2.26.16
    Erica said:

    That sweater is awesome – I would probably wear it all of the time too 🙂


    • 2.28.16
      Lauren O. said:

      Thank you!! It seriously is one of the softest pieces I own!

  5. 2.26.16
    KayElle said:

    I love this look, especially the boots!!!



    • 2.28.16
      Lauren O. said:

      Thanks, KayElle! I am so surprised at how comfortable they are!

  6. 2.24.16
    rasa said:

    Love this look so much, especially the sweater and the boots! xo


    • 2.24.16
      Lauren O. said:

      Thank you! It’s literally the easiest thing to throw on! 🙂

  7. 2.23.16
    Tina said:

    Oh how beautiful are the embellished sleeves!!


    • 2.23.16
      Lauren O. said:

      Thank you! I seriously can’t stop wearing it!

  8. 2.22.16
    Julianna said:

    LOVE this sweater and the embellished sleeves! I hope you had a wonderful Monday, gorgeous!

    xx Julianna

    • 2.23.16
      Lauren O. said:

      Thank you!! And I love it too… I like it because then it’s not so plain!

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