Houndstooth- Revisited

(If you missed my last post about this coat- go back and read it here)

As I’ve mentioned before, I love houndstooth. Big fan. Something about it just says class- or as my Grandma would say, it’s very “smart”. When you pair it with a great fabric and cut, it’s always a surefire way to add a little Hepburn to any outfit.

I’ll be honest though, I’ve kind of struggled to style this coat. I think with the cut it’s almost meant to be worn almost completely buttoned up, kind of like a dress, which is fine and dandy if that’s your style but it seemed a little dated and a little mature for the look I was going for.

Buuuttttt…. I found a way to style it for a snowy, sunny, freezing day that I really loved.

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My favorite thing about this outfit is the contrast. The coat is a statement, so I decided to wear it with all black to balance it out. From there, the turtle neck and the tights are a little more covered up, but I paired it with a shorter hemline.

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The skirt is kind of flouncy and girly and the coat is also very feminine and cute, but I chose to pair it with the over-the-knee boots to A)sass it up a bit, and B)because it was flippin’ cold and I aint about that frostbite life. If you haven’t snagged a pair yet, DO IT, cause these have literally been my favorite thing since I got them. ThisΒ is one of my favorite pairs, and if you like to rock a heel on the reg theseΒ are an awesome pair too. (Both on sale for under $100!)

Also am I the only one wayyy too excited to keep sunglasses in 24/7 rotation once summer rolls around? (It really was bright, I promise πŸ˜‰ )

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Do you have any vintage pieces you have a hard time styling? How do you switch it up?

Till next time friends!

-Sydney

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One comment on “Houndstooth- Revisited

  1. My kind of coat for sure…..throw on any coor scarf or ear muffs and you are set to frolic in the snow and cold…..love the boots….May keep the old knees still ‘rockin’. Β  grandma! Β 

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