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 … read more

Dressed for: Favorites

Already Pretty outfit featuring long line blazer, graphic tee, skinny jeans, ankle boots, Rebecca Minkoff Logan

Blazer – Eileen Fisher via consignment – similar/sustainablebudget
Tee – eBaysimilar/sustainable
Jeans – Gap (no longer available) – similarsustainable
Boots – Dolce Vita Yazmina – similarsecondhand options
Bag – Rebecca Minkoff Logan via eBay (no longer available) – similarsustainable
Earrings – Mia Montgomery
Bracelet – Streets Ahead (no longer available) – similar/sustainable
Watch – Burberry via eBay read more

Dressed for: The Way I Want to Look

Already Pretty outfit featuring moto jacket, Beatles graphic tee, boyfriend jeans, ankle boots, Rebecca Minkoff Logan

Jacket – Athleta via eBaysimilarsustainable
Tee – eBaysimilarsecondhand options
Jeans – Gap (no longer available) – similarsustainable
Boots – Dolce Vita Yazmina – similarsecondhand options
Bag – Rebecca Minkoff Logan via eBay (no longer available) – similarsustainable
Earrings – Jenny Bird (no longer available) – similar/sustainable

It’s been more than a year since I intentionally changed my style direction, but there are still plenty of days when I look in the mirror and feel like I’m not quite crafting the looks I really want to be wearing. Which is partially because my tastes often veer away from more mainstream badassery and off toward Post-apocalyptic Art Gallery Owner territory, partially because I’m a curvy girl with big hips who doesn’t look like Lou Dillon in a moto or slouchy jeans, and partially because it just takes a while to change your look. But this outfit felt like a success – this is how I want to look. Casual, slightly rumpled, but comfy, happy, a little bit edgy, and 100% me. read more