Posts Tagged: leggings

How to Do Long Over Lean

I’ve begun updating some of my greatest hits posts so they’re more current. This is one of them!

long over lean

Even with my style shift, once the weather gets warm, I’m all about dresses. Typically dresses with knee-length or shorter hems, nipped waists, and full or A-line skirts. That silhouette feels perfect for spring and summer. Ya know, a little something like this:

crossbackdress_outfit2

But as soon as the weather starts to cool off, I switch to the “long over lean” formula and stick to it until the sun returns. You’re well familiar with this look by now, I’m sure: READ MORE

Originally posted 2015-11-16 06:23:19.

Reader Request: What to Wear on a Long Flight

What to wear on a long airplane flight

Sarah V had this request:

I would love to get your take on what to wear for a long flight. I want to look nice but be comfortable and not get too hot.

I can’t say that I’ve got any amazing or unusual tricks for long flight comfort, but I’m happy to share my formula!

Knits

Since long flights generally involve long stretches of time spent in airports before and after, picking soft, stretchy fabrics will be key. I stick to knits – jersey, ponte, and various sweater knits all of which can look chic and sophisticated in the right styles and cuts. READ MORE

Originally posted 2013-05-07 06:04:36.

Dressed for: The Guarantee

Already Pretty outfit featuring Neon Buddha tunic, leggings, Frye Vera Slouch boots

Tunic – Neon Buddha courtesy LISSA the Shop
Leggings – eBaysimilarsustainable
Boots – Frye Vera Slouchused pairs
Earrings – Jenny Bird (no longer available) – similar/sustainable

This Neon Buddha tunic/jacket is basically an instant outfit. Comfy but interesting, breathable, washable, simple. It’s become a go-to for me on days when I’m in a rush and need something guaranteed to work. SO helpful to have a few pieces like that in your wardrobe! READ MORE