Coffee Straight Up
It's a must every morning: Coffee. Straight Up. I'm a bit of a coffee junkie and am not fully awake until I have my first cup. Trust me, no one wants to deal with me until I get that first sip. This actually was the perfect shirt to wear on my long overdue brunch date with Kerri (Rarely Taken Seriously). As we were seated, the bar tender asked us what we wanted to drink. Seeing my tee, he wasn't surprised that I asked for a cup o' joe. So over our cups of coffee and eggs benedict (#twinning), we chatted away covering topics from blogging, events, wedding, the holidays; the list went on! About an hour and a half later, we parted ways, and it was back into the snowy world we went! Did I mention I am so over the snow?? Even though it was utterly gross out, I mustered up the energy to pull together an outfit. I'm sure Kerrie wouldn't have judged, but the Patriots sweatpants and UMass sweatshirt combo needed a break. I opted for the no-fail, easy to follow outfit equation: Blazer + T + Jeans. Following this equation will ultimately result in a low effort always chic look. It's as easy as 1, 2, 3!
Slouchy Pom Pom Beanie: Forever21, $8.90.
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Gold Cornicello Pendant: Bauble Bar, $42.
Open Front Blazer: Alternative from Lord & Taylor, $26.87.
Coffee Straight Up Tee: Banana Republic, $39.95. I picked this up during an in-store promo for $24. Keep an eye on the 'Check Out These Deals' of the blog's homepage for a promo code. BR is pretty generous with them.
Bracelet: New to the stack is the down under bracelet from Anarchy Street, $28 (sale).
Jeans: Gray label denim for Saks Fifth Avenue from Saks Off 5th (old). Head on over to Saks Off 5th online and check out their selection of printed denim under $100.
Faux Fur Clutch: French Connection (celebration clutch) from Saks Off 5th (old). As an alternative, I like this H&M faux fur clutch and at $20, it's a steal!
Booties: Dolce Vita (meeka) from Bloomingdale's Outlet, $42.49. These boots were on major sale. The best price I can find online is $72.95 from Daily Look.