Dressed for: True Summer

Already Pretty outfit featuring olive tank, split hem maxi skirt, sustainable necklace, metallic sandals

Tank – thrifted – similarsustainable
Skirt – Alternative Apparel
Sandals – Franco Sarto (no longer available) – similarsustainable
Bag – Rough & Tumble Sling
Earrings – defunct Etsy vendor – similar/sustainable
Necklace – courtesy World Finds (sustainable/fair trade)

It was art fair weekend this past weekend in Minneapolis, with Uptown and Powderhorn in full effect. So I finally busted out the true summer clothes – tanks, floaty skirts, and sandals – for the requisite hours of slow walking. We had gorgeous weather, but I was still glad to have gone for light layers.


Dressed for: A Rainy Day at the Movies

Already Pretty outfit featuring brown cotton moto jacket, gray tunic, olive leggings, Frye Vera short, olive leather bag, pyrite necklace

Jacket – Athleta via eBaysimilarsustainable
Tunic – courtesy Gudrun Sjödén (no longer available) – similar
Leggings – David Lerner (made in U.S.)
Necklace – Cultivated Dreams
Earrings – Lockhart Wrks
Bag – Corsetsimilarsustainable
Boots – Frye Vera Short via eBay

This is the second time I wore and attempted to photograph this outfit, and the second time it rained the day I wore it. Yeesh! But the precipitation made the boots practical, and the fact that we saw the new Ghostbusters movie made the layers necessary. I saw people going into the theater carrying blankets, and I could totally relate. I love that theaters are cool refuges on hot and/or rainy summer days, but sometimes the staff can get a little over-enthusiastic with the A/C.


Dressed for: Olive, Denim, Brown

Already Pretty outfit featuring denim jacket, sustainable dress, Frye boots, J.W. Hulme tote

Jacket – Kut from the Kloth (no longer available) – similarsustainable
Dress – Blue Canoe (organic/sustainable)
Boots – Frye Leslie Artisan via eBay
Bag – J.W. Hulmebudget option (also sustainable)
Necklace – No Service
Earrings – Sam Edelman (no longer available) – similarsustainable
Bracelets – various – similar/sustainable

So this outfit is from a month or so ago, and I was wondering if I’d missed the window to post an ensemble featuring tall boots … but we’ve had a few cool snaps lately, so I’m throwing it into the mix before the Dog Days truly set in! Plus …