I’m not one to spend a lot of money on clothes. They’re honestly just way too expensive. More than $15 on a shirt or $28 on jeans is just not my forte. Therefore I’m forced to be creative with my (sometimes really old) wardrobe.
Yesterday I happened to put together an outfit I really liked. In fact after I was dressed I kind of wanted to take it off and save it for our Christmas pictures this weekend. I hate when that happens. Don’t be surprised if something similar shows up on our Christmas cards...any who, one thing that’s saving me right now is tights during the winter which just make everything better. Hello dresses that I normally feel too hooch wearing in the Summer months!
I call this look, State Worker Holiday Luncheon. I tried cinching the waist with a belt but there was too much material and it was bunching. Not cute. I hadn’t worn this dress since I’d lost weight so it’s a little on the bigger side now. That’s okay though, more room to hide all the food I ate. I got so many compliments on my boots. It’s not every day that you see cowboy boots in an office (thanks Momma & Daddy!). We’ve got a really casual dress code though so it’s all good. I’m one of the supervisors who doesn’t actually wear jeans (except Fridays, duh) so I feel like I’m winning as long as I’m not doing that.
It got me thinking, since I’ve been a blog slacker lately I haven’t shared some fun outfits I’ve put together. Most I have shared on social media (sorry for the repeats) but I think it’d be fun to put them in one place.
I recently bought a black and white polka dot dress from H&M when Kim and I went shopping on her last visit. It was $25. That’s reasonable in my opinion and can be a lasting piece year after year. It’s going to be a really versatile dress…I can feel it. Paired with a brown jacket and well loved boots, perfectly simple!