See those unassuming ankle-tie sandals? You will be surprised to learn that they just might be my MOST treacherous pair of shoes. That's right, it's not spike heels, not enormous platforms, it's these guys. Why? Because I keep forgetting to slap some grippy soles on them and they are slick as...

Now, even my next door neighbor's meticulously cared-for lawn is starting to brown! I love outfits that mix flowy, soft items with edgy, tough ones. Sometimes it seems tricky to strike just the right balance, but this long, pale, jersey-knit maxi dress works so well with the military jacket...

This haircut works beautifully with my current wardrobe, but is pushing me to style my outfits slightly differently. Which is challenging and incredibly fun. And although I'm still stumbling a bit to tweak my looks, I couldn't be happier with my decision. **Disclosure: Actions you take from...

, proving that my obsession with stripes is still alive and well. This cardigan does a great job of making a decidedly summery dress feel autumnal, as do the boot socks. Due to an abundance of soft, flowy layers and flat, cushy boots, I felt just as comfy in this outfit as I would've in my...

Pretty sure I first saw it in Pinterest. Soon it'll be included in a DIY feature article I wrote for the StarTribune! **Disclosure: Actions you take from the hyperlinks within this blog post may yield commissions for alreadypretty.com. See Already Pretty's disclosure statement for more...

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Several of the striped versions I tried were pieced badly so that the spot where the bodice and skirt meet each other looked a mess. This one is passable, but definitely benefits from the belt/scarf at the high waistline. So if you're gonna buy, I definitely suggest trying them on in person...

of THIS outfit ... ... that I realized I'd worn a striped top, scarf, brown boots, and mustard skirt twice in the same week. I don't care a whit about repeating outfits, but this was completely unintentional. My brain was spinning so fast I didn't even realize I was creating variations on a...

, gift – similar This is pretty much my ideal weekend outfit. It's cute and sassy, but with those flat boots and the elastic-backed skirt waistband it gets high marks for comfort, too. I will admit to feeling incredibly underdressed when I sauntered into the launch party for my dear friend...

See those unassuming ankle-tie sandals? You will be surprised to learn that they just might be my MOST treacherous pair of shoes. That's right, it's not spike heels, not enormous platforms, it's these guys. Why? Because I keep forgetting to slap some grippy soles on them and they are slick as...

 

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