Story of a Yellow Shirtdress

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I love a good vintage piece, and this yellow shirt dress caught my eye almost immediately while perusing a thrift shop one afternoon. Its bright color seems to instantly pour on good vibes, no matter what the current state of affairs may be. On this occasion I kept its pairings simple so this bold color truly could stand alone. I added my favorite red lippie (Sephora 01), a matching belt, a fun statement bag, and a pair of comfy sneakers. Check out more of my vintage scores here! READ MORE

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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! READ MORE

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 … READ MORE