military jacket: 3-ways

3 ways to style a military jacket // smitten studio3 ways to style a military jacket // smitten studioMy friend Kiersten just started up a brand new blog and I took part in her “1 Item 3 ways” feature. This Military Jacket has become a staple in my wardrobe so I thought it would be the perfect item to show you how I style it a few different ways.

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in my bag: home for the holidays

in my bag, michigan // smitten studioLike I mentioned before, I am really looking forward to heading to my parents house in Michigan for some downtime. I’ll be packing my coziest sweaters and comfiest pajamas (which I will most likely be wearing for a large portion of the days while we happily hibernate through the holiday). My to do list has a long way to go before we head out, but you better believe my bags are packed!

Shopping Guide: Foxy Mittens by Aqua // Sweater with Side Zip by Asos // Black Skinny Jeans by Rag & Bone // Black Ankle Boots by Rag & Bone // Faux Fur Headband // Padded Parka by Topshop // Black Tea Soap by Cousu de fil Blanc // Black Snood by Topshop // Seville Doctors Bag by Need Supply Co // Gingham Pajama Set by J.Crew

pattern spy: houndstooth

pattern spy painted houndstoothHoundstooth has been around for a long while but I have to say it looks pretty modern and fun when done in these bold & graphic ways.

1: Skirt from Jcrew // 2: Pillow from Alivehouse // 3: Cupcake Liners from Cupcake Social

my style: winter layers

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Boots by Elizabeth and James // Coated Leggings by Kova & T – find similar here & here // Sweater from Madewell – find similar here // Shirt by Jcrew // Faux Fur Coat by Guess – find similar herehere, or here // Brass Cuff by Young Frankk // Bag by Clare Vivier