Last Updated on December 29, 2017 by Ellen Christian
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I’m trying to get out of my routine of wearing blue jeans and a t-shirt every day. Since I work at home, I don’t need to get dressed up to go to the office any longer. Where I used to wear a dress or a pair of slacks and a shirt, I now wear jeans almost exclusively unless I am going out somewhere or I am traveling. It’s hard to look really amazing in a fashion post wearing jeans and a t-shirt so I decided that it was time to dress up my wardrobe a bit. Product is provided for this post.
My Style: Colorful Florals & Bright Blues
Since I generally don’t go out every day except to run the kids around, I knew that I wanted to stick to comfortable pants rather than a dress or a skirt. It just doesn’t seem practical to dress up quite that much when I’ll be at home all day. I love these cute floral skinny pants from Light in the Box because they are comfortable like a pair of jeans but dressy enough to make me feel like I’m not wearing the same old thing.
Because the pants are so bold with the floral design, I wanted to dress down the rest of my outfit so that it wasn’t too much. I paired it with a dark blue shirt with three quarter sleeves since the weather is starting to cool down a bit. To bring a bit of color to the shirt, I added a red beaded necklace that I got over the summer.
I wanted the shoes to be comfortable and since the outfit is a bit dressier, I ruled out my sneakers 🙂 Since summer is just about over, I knew I didn’t want to go with sandals. I had these cute lace up boots that were just perfect. I wanted a bold color handbag to go with the outfit and this gorgeous blue crossbody from Olivia + Joy was perfect. The strap is removable just in case I want to use it as a clutch instead. For this outfit, a crossbody was perfect.
Kim and Cami Navy Shirt with 3/4 Sleeves
Zafsi Blings Floral Skinny Pants from Light in the Box
Adorna Convertible Crossbody from Olivia + Joy
Brown combat style boots
Red beaded necklace
I think this is definitely one of my favorite looks yet!
Ellen is a busy mom of a 22-year-old son and 27-year-old daughter. She owns 5 blogs and is addicted to social media. She believes you can feel beautiful at any age and any size. She shares healthy, realistic beauty and fashion information geared toward women over the age of 40. If you’d like to work together, email email@example.com to chat.