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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Dressed for: The Return of the Long Vest

Already Pretty outfit featuring long vest, striped shirt, Alexander McQueen skull scarf, Rebecca Minkoff Jealous

Vest – eBaysimilarmore used via eBay
Striped shirt – Fair Indigo
Faux leather pants – Lysse via eBaysustainable (through 3X!)
Scarf – Alexander McQueen via eBay
Boots – Paul Green Darcy – cheaper/used on eBay
Bag- Rebecca Minkoff Jealous via eBay – more on eBay

I was SO SURE this long vest would get year-round wear, but I never found any warm-weather outfits that made it sing. Now it’s back in rotation, and I was tickled to incorporate it into yet another print mix!

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Dressed for: Scarf Time

Already Pretty outfit featuring long blue blazer, star print scarf, jeggings, frye vera slouch

Scarf – becksondergaard (no longer available) – similar/sustainable
Jacket – thrifted – similarsustainable/used options
Tee shirt – Alternative Apparel Eco Dreamer
Jeggings – courtesy Karen Kane (also in plus sizes)
Boots – Frye Vera Slouchsustainable/used pairs

I am most certainly NOT looking forward to a long, cold winter … but our marvelously warm autumn is making me hanker for true scarf weather. I loved how this old scarf and new-to-me blazer looked together so I kept myself swathed all day, but I think it was about 70 degrees. Sometimes the weather and the season just refuse to agree!

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