Oversized and Strappy

Lauren Western Photo ShootLauren Western Photo ShootLauren Western Photo ShootLauren Western Photo ShootLauren Western Photo ShootLauren Western Photo ShootLauren Western Photo ShootLauren Western Photo ShootThe title of this post is basically how I determine all of the clothing and shoes that I’ll be purchasing.

Almost every single top (especially sweaters) that I own are oversized, or at least slouchy, and I can count 4 pairs of black, strappy sandals off the top of my head… and those are just the black ones. I’m seriously so attracted to the oversized look and it’s incredibly comfortable. I usually pair them with jeans or leggings, but with the temperature warming up I’ll probably style some with shorts! I bought this one a few weeks ago and it’s been on heavy rotation. Actually, as I think about it, I basically wore this same outfit on Valentine’s Day (earrings included) LOL.

As for the shoes – I don’t know where to begin. I saw these on a blogger last summer and practically died over them. One day I was strolling through the sale section of DSW when a black pair of sandals caught my eye and it was these!! When I picked them up I felt faint after seeing the nearly $400 price and needless to say left the store so freaking bitter. So I went home and figured maybe I would get lucky, but I’m probably the most unlucky person in the world, so there was that.

Wellllll someone must have felt pity on me because I found the shoes for almost half of the original price online… and now here they are – in all of their beautiful, black, strappy glory.

What are your go-to fashion items?

Sweater: Free People // Jeans: Gap // Heels: Herve Leger // Earrings: Macy’s

Photos by Connor Moriarty

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  1. 4.11.15
    andy said:

    love the sweater 🙂 pretty!

    • 4.12.15
      Lauren O. said:

      Thanks so much! xx

  2. 4.10.15
    Candace said:

    I love your cute sweater! Such a great color on you. and I hate seeing an amazing outfit on another blogger, and then I see each thing costs like $300 🙁 haha glad you found them for cheaper!
    Lovely Little Rants

    • 4.10.15
      Lauren O. said:

      Thank you! And that’s probably one of my biggest peeves, too!! It ruins my mood, but there’s nothing like a good hunt! Thanks for stopping by 🙂

  3. 4.10.15
    Louise said:

    Really adore the salmon cardigan. Oversized is underrated! Your look fab 🙂 x


    • 4.10.15
      Lauren O. said:

      Haha thanks a lot Louise! And I agree – oversized is the way to go!

  4. 3.31.15

    Sounds like I need to come shop your closet! 😉

    • 4.1.15
      Lauren O. said:

      Only if I can shop yours! 😉

  5. 3.30.15
    Tola said:

    I love the shoes and you look so pretty!


    • 3.30.15
      Lauren O. said:

      Thanks for the comment and for stopping by!

  6. 3.27.15

    Love those shoes! You can never go wrong with a strappy sandal! Thanks for visiting Pursuit! xoxo – Ashley Pursuit of Shoes

    • 3.30.15
      Lauren O. said:

      Thanks so much Ashley! Glad you like them 🙂

  7. 3.25.15
    barristerv said:

    Those shoes are to die for!!! Even at half I’m astounded at the wardrobe college students are able to afford. Please share your websites for these deals. I just love that outfit.

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