Posts Categorized: outfits

Dressed for: Unexpected Similarities

Already Pretty outfit featuring long plaid jacket, asymmetric red dress, black platform ankle boots

Jacket – thrifted – similarsustainable
Dress – courtesy Karen Kane
Leggings – courtesy Diane Kennedy (sustainable) – similar/budget
Belt – Walgreenssimilarsustainable
Boots – Paul Green Darcy – cheaper/used on eBay
Earrings – Patina – similarsustainable

We celebrate Christmas with my in-laws and it’s a casual (and fairly long) affair, so this was worn several days before. But as I was getting dressed, I did notice that – minus the jacket – I looked more or less like a slightly edgy version of Mrs. Claus. Totally unintentional, I assure you.

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Dressed for: Round Two

Already Pretty outfit featuring camel blazer, black turtleneck, gray jeans, black platform ankle boots

Camel blazer – thrifted – similarsustainableused options
Turtleneck – thrifted – similar/sustainable
Jeans – H&M (no longer available) – similarsustainable
Boots – Paul Green Darcy – cheaper/used on eBay

Camel-colored things: Long have they stymied me. I’m always drawn to the richness of this neutral but then seem to struggle to style it. This thrifted blazer, however, has such a fabulous shape that it’s proving less challenging than some of my other/previous camel items. Here’s hoping I’m on a roll!

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Dressed for: Before Snowfall

Already Pretty outfit featuring Karen Kane marled duster jacket, black turtleneck, compass star necklace, black skinny jeans, fringe handbag

Jacket – courtesy Karen Kane
Turtleneck – thrifted – similar/sustainable
Jeans – Old Navy (old) – similarsustainable (made in USA thru size 24!)
Boots – Clarks Fernwood Lake via eBay
Bag – Amazon/DIY (post here) – vintage/handmade fringe bags
Compass necklace – courtesy Mark Defrates

We’ve got abundant snow in Minneapolis right now. I’m posting this because I’m a little bit in denial about winter’s arrival, and because I’ve been sick for several days and am behind. On everything! This outfit was worn on a day when it was cold enough for snow, but mercifully dry. That marled Karen Kane jacket is lightweight enough that it doesn’t feel bulky, but cozy enough for winter layering. And you all know how I adore a good duster-length jacket …

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