Daily Outfit: 1/10/12

Already Pretty outfit featuring purple waterfall cardigan, tank dress, Falke tights, Infrared Studio spike necklace, Moissanite studs

Cardigan, via consignment – similar
Tank dress, Express – similar style
Ribbed tights, courtesy Falke
Boots, Cydwoq
Moissanite studs, courtesy Charles & Colvard
Socks, Target (no longer available) – similar
Necklace, Infrared Studio 
Watch – Nixon Kensington

Today’s outfit may look relatively unremarkable, but it has been carefully engineered for several purposes. I had to attend and help style a photo shoot at the StarTribune today, prepping images for one of my upcoming feature articles. I needed to wear flat shoes since I knew I’d be on my feet for many hours. I needed to wear gray tights, since we photographed several pairs of socks on my own legs and neutral hosiery was required. And I needed to wear solid, flattering colors up top since they did a headshot for me today.

Missions: Accomplished!

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  • LOVE. That cardi is exactly the kind of flowy, happy piece I am resolving to add to my own wardrobe this year!

    Well done!

  • Amy

    Gorgeous! And perfect for your mission.

  • The purple is so pretty on you!!

  • This cardigan could be a wrap dress! The boots look very comfy and it sounds like all went well.

    • Sal

      Oooh, it could! I should try pinning it.

  • That’s a gorgeous color for you, Sal – and you wear it beautifully!

  • Anne

    Those boots are awesome. Keep showing us great flat and low heeled shoes. I had to cancel my visa to the land of high heels.

  • That cardigan is gorgeous. I like it with the funky boots.

  • Laura

    I’m very curious — how does one pronounce ‘cydwoq’?

    • Sal

      Like “sidewalk.”

  • I adore the rich colour of your cardigan, it looks so cosy too! 🙂

  • Wow, this is a gorgeous and yet still comfortable ensemble. And I LOVE those boots! Great job!

  • Wow, that cardigan is stunning and looks divinely comfy. And I also have to say that your short hair just keeps getting cuter and cuter!

  • ki.

    You look great! Love the colour of your cardi 🙂

  • Heather

    I love this whole outfit, the cut and color of the cardigan, the necklace, and especially the boots. I may be drooling a bit over the boots.

  • Ooh, I’m excited to see it when it comes out! And you are so right on that color, gorgeous on you!

  • You look cozy and happy, Sal.
    I’m curious about your tights. I love the Falke tights I have and would love to get more. The Falke link here goes to the site in Germany with a choice of other countries, none of which ship outside of their respective borders. How did you get around that?
    Thanks for any tips you may have.

    • Sal

      Oh! The link to this specific pair goes to Shopbop – you can get the 100 Denier there. http://rstyle.me/7qisdm7e

      They’re also sold at lots of major department stores. Just Google Falke and hit the “shopping tab.”

      • I love living in Canada but Falke doesn’t know we exist, at least not in my part of the world.
        I’ll try your suggestion and see if I can be proven wrong. Thank you.

        • Sal

          Oh, sorry, Dale, I misunderstood. I know shipping to Canada can be virtually impossible … but it does look like Shopbop ships to Canada for free on orders over $100!

  • Anonymous

    This is really nice! Purple and grey work so well together.

  • JaneF

    That cardigan is such a beautiful color, and I like how you’ve kept everything else simple. I’ve had a crush on those boots now for two years at Ped Shoes, but I wasn’t sure the purple edges of the black leather would make enough of an impact in the real world (as opposed to the world of online photos). But they do!!! Now I wish I’d gotten a pair. Oh well, maybe Ped will get my size again… I do love Cydwoq!