Monday, January 19, 2015

Emerald City

Top: J. Crew; Jeans: Gap; Booties: Ross; Necklace: c/o PopSugar

The phrase goes "an apple a day keeps the doctor away" but I'm pretty sure it's "an off day keeps the doctor away" because this holiday Monday just refreshed my entire body/soul/spirit/life. You name it and it feels better. Ben and I woke at nine, ate a leisurely breakfast, headed to a wetlands, tasted chocolate at a chocolate factory, ate super-hot wings, crossed yet another brewery off our list, and then finished the day with delicious turkey, apple and arugula sandwiches and an Oscar Best Picture nominee. It was full, my eyes are exhausted, and I can't wait to nestle down in the comforter and wake ready for the rest of the work week. There's seriously nothing like a day off to make you feel new again.

On a totally different subject entirely, I am obsessed with this blouse. It was on super-sale over the holidays (for being called something like "Evergreen" or a similarly holiday-titled color) and I snagged it for under $25 in two colors. It looks perfect with leggings (it's long), with a pair of boyfriend or skinny jeans (tucked in), and works perfectly for casual wine tasting, or work events. I am thrilled to add it to my closet and highly recommend it. Find it in black or navy here

Hope you all had a fantastic long weekend!


  1. Looking lovely in this outfit! I like your blouse very much and I think that it fits you perfectly!

  2. I was going to so that I am totally obsessed with this blouse but we both are so there's that. Also, damn lady, have you lost weight? You look freaking incredible. Or is it just the three day weekend glow?

  3. gosh, i wish! but no! it's that three-day weekend glow for sure! and these oddly slimming bf jeans. ;)

  4. So stylish and great look.Love the shoes.
    Pls let me know when maybe you´re interesting to follow each other.
    Greeting,Kintan xoxo

  5. the emerald is SO gorgeous with your red hair. feeling inspired!


  6. Love your booties and your look.

    Hope you enjoyed your 3 day weekend! I so needed it.
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  7. You look so chic!!! I am loving this so much

  8. Sounds like you had the perfect day off! I'm slightly jealous. ;-)

  9. Glad to hear that you enjoyed your day off! Sometimes, that is all we need!

  10. That top is SO your color! It looks so stunning on you!


  11. Hooray for off days! Love the color of the blouse, and the shoes!

  12. Sounds like you guys really took advantage of your Monday off! My mom, sister and niece came to visit for the weekend but Monday was sad because they had to go home :( The color of your top is so gorgeous! If those shoes go missing, it's because I stole them ;)

  13. total score on that blouse. it's a beautiful shade on you! love how it looks!


  14. that dark green is such a beautiful color. I just bought a coat in it actually - it is really flattering with brown hair and on lighter skin tones!

    xo, Maddy

  15. A day off IS good for the soul! I forgot until last week that we didn't have MLK day off, so I was at work minus a long dentist appointment. :/ Oh, well... I hope my next holiday is more like yours!

    Lovely top and necklace!

  16. Are you kidding? She does NOT need to lose weight. So sad when people further that myth that everyone needs to lose weight to be prettier.

    Apologize for the soapbox.


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