Hot Red Pepper

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Guys. Big news. The department I work for has officially declared every Friday, Jeans Day! Every now and then, I have written a Work It Wednesday post where I don a pair of jeans for the office.  And every time, I am always as excited as the previous Jeans Day. So imagine how elated I was when this announcement came out. Now, I get to stretch my non-work clothes one extra day each week. But of course, this exception comes with some rules and regs. No ripped jeans, no sneakers, no crazy jean washes, etc, etc. Basically, one must still keep up a professional appearance. Generally speaking, I shy away from wearing red, if ever. I never felt like it was the color for me. Burgundy, oxblood, crimson; yes. But 'red hot pepper'; no. Until now. I love the honeycomb knit of this sweater and the price tag didn't hurt either. For last week's Friday Jeans Day, I layered it with a chambray and paired it with light denim, to tone down the red. But what gets toned done must be turned up with a touch of bling and animal print! And here I go again with my tan booties. They are just so darn comfy!

p.s. For those hit by Juno, hope you all survived! We'll be digging out my husband's car over here for days to come...

Outfit Details:

Deco Strand: Bauble Bar, $44 (limited colors). A friend gave me this as a bday gift two years ago!

Chambray Shirt: Loft (old). But fear not, there are plenty of styles to choose from (some on sale). Extra 40% off, no code needed!

Honeycomb Sweater: Loft, $54.99 (sale). Extra 40% off online, no code needed! However, I purchased this in-store during one of their crazy extra 60% off sales. I'm sure there'll be another one coming; they always do.

Denim Cheetah Clutch: Rebecca Minkoff (M.A.C clutch) from Saks Off the 5th, (old). This was a pick up from last winter. Interested in a M.A.C clutch? Check out the few Rebecca Minkoff bags available at Saks Off 5th (40% off sale)!

1969 Super Stretch Legging Jeans: Gap (old, but still available).

Booties: Nine West (Jarrad) from Lord & Taylor, $41.99. They are no longer available at L&T, but can still be purchased at, $65.99. I've also rounded up a few of my fave tan booties:

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Loft_Gap_Rebecca Minkoff_Nine West

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