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Monday, February 11, 2013

Snowed in

I did not leave the house all weekend. We got completely snowed in thanks to Nemo (who names these storms, seriously?) and even if I could have managed to dig out my poor car, the town plows didn't come down my road until late Sunday, so I was pretty much stuck.

I ventured out a bit to shovel, and got to put some of my new winter gear to good use. The parka and fur hat were both Christmas gifts this past year, and the sweater is something I thrifted last week -- it was five dollars, but I had 'Sarah Bucks' my thrift stores' reward currency, so I didn't spend any real money on it.  

I knew I wanted to pair it with the gingham shirt straight away, since the colors matched and that always makes for an easy pattern mix!

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The Rundown
Striped Sweater J.Crew similar
Gingham Shirt J.Crew similar
Skinny Jeans Kohls
White Parka American Eagle similar
Sled Boots Pajar similar
Fur Trapper Hat Aerie

78 comments:

  1. That is a lot of snow! Cute outfit, I love the shirt.

    -Vogue&Heels
    vogueandheels.wordpress.com

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  2. that hat! looks SO perfect!! loving it with the gingham lady!

    xo,Taylor
    iLikeMyClothesTaylored.blogspot.com

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  3. Lyddie workin' in the snow! Now there's a cute set of pictures. Fashion blogger at work.

    Your hat... I just want to reach through the screen and touch it. I don't think you would ever get a cold head wearing that lovely hat.

    Also, that poor little car of yours! I hope he is rescued soon, though I'm assuming that you wouldn't even be able to take it anywhere until the snow was cleared.

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  4. Aww, you look so cute in your snow gear! And seriously, who does name these storms?!

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  5. I asked my self the exact same thing! Who names them? ha ha, anyways you look so cute and chic in the snow! You made that shovel look very fancy!

    Cee. ♥

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  6. I love how you look SO cute for shoveling snow! I did not change out of leggings and sweatshirts all weekend :)

    Annie
    The Other Side of Gray

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  7. Wow, Nemo made quite a mess didn't he? At least you look great while shoveling!

    xoxo,
    Chic 'n Cheap Living

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  8. I absolutely adore that you get dressed up for everything, including shoveling the snow! You look absolutely gorgeous and you make it not even look cold!

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  9. I'm just blown away by how much snow you got hit with it (and of course it happens the first winter in six years that I'm not there). Hope the digging out process is going well!

    Courtney ~ http://sartorialsidelines.com

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  10. snow snow and more snow!

    you look lovely! : )

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  11. Can't believe how much snow Connecticut got! You look fabulous and most importantly, WARM!

    Alyssa
    Fleur de Lyss

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  12. We were wondering if you got hammered with snow! You answered our question, lol. At least you looked cute and warm outside shoveling. Stay warm! Heather

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  13. Your winter gear is super cute. I kept seeing pictures of the snow on Facebook, and I am amazed by how much snow you got.

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  14. Cute snow gear! I hope you got your car out alright.

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  15. Awesome score on a great thrifted sweater, but it's that amazing hat that has my complete attention :)

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  16. what an amazing purposes! just loving them!
    i hope we could follow each other to stay in toush!

    wish you the beast, dear

    www.malesclutch.blogspot.com
    Sergio

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  17. I guess the upside of taking transit and renting is that I didn't have to do any shoveling this weekend. Hope you were able to dig out and get to work safely today! Love your snow boots!

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  18. Checked shirt and striped blouse such an amzing combo! And the color is amazing! Love blue in all its shades!

    Greetings from Sweden!
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  19. that is a crazy amount of snow!!!but you look cute in it!!
    Jess
    JESS CAUSE BLOG

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  20. You look way too cute to be shoveling snow
    love the stripe and gingham together
    brett

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  21. OMG this snow is insane! We NEVER get anything like this in DC!!! I can assure you I would not look this chic if there were that much snow on the ground though :) Love the furry hat!

    elle [wonderfelle world]

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  22. Oh man, you guys got seriously hit with the weather! That hat is perfect for a blizzard weekend.

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  23. You even look stylish when shoveling! Your hat is fabulous!!

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  24. oh my gosh, could you be any more adorable?! LOVE this style, the layers and that hat. Can't relate being in Florida but I'm loving it. And ditto on naming the storms. What's with that? :)

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  25. omg hope you can get out of your house soon! You look as fashionable in snow as in sunny days. =)

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  26. Oh good Lord you poor thing! I'm so sorry about the storm. I love the layering with the gingham and striped sweater! I love that hat too! Here's hoping for summer to get here SOOOOOOON!

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  27. Don't you look cute in the snow! I can't believe the snow totals that you guys got, craziness!

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  28. I have no excuse for staying in all weekend since we didn't get any snow in Chicago. I just didn't want to go out. Love the fur trapper hat.

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  29. look at that path you've plowed! Good job! :) And I LOVE your hat, Lyddie!
    ♥ laura
    the blog of worldly delights
    the shop of worldly delights

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  30. I wish I looked that cute shoveling snow! Great purchase!

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  31. That hat is fierce! It looks super warm too!
    Valerie
    www.the-style-files.com

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  32. Oh you are super cute with that trapper hat! I wore mine today too as it was heavily snowing here in Canada!

    oxo,
     
    ML
    TWENTY YORK STREET
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  33. Oh you are super cute with that trapper hat! I wore mine today too as it was heavily snowing here in Canada!

    oxo,
     
    ML
    TWENTY YORK STREET
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  34. So.... I actually miss snow like this. I want a real blizzard one day. I feel like it used to snow four feet when I was younger and I used to love it.

    Seriously a fan of this jacket and hat. And I do like the striped sweater and blouse!

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  35. You looked too cute to shovel ;) I looked like a schlub.
    And we FINALLY got a plow about an hour ago, haha...joy
    http://www.closet-fashionista.com

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  36. Now your area looks just like my front yard! You look so cosy!

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  37. Wow you did a great job shoveling! Great hat!

    Ali of www.dressingken.com

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  38. Of course you'd look fashionable shoveling snow!! I looked horrendous but that's because I pretty much shoveled several times in a span of three days. I'm spent! OOH! I have to look for my Sarah bucks!!! PS THat hat is AMAZING!!!

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  39. Your fur trapper hat is absolutely adorable! Living in Miami I definitely don't have an excuse for a hat like that but that doesn't stop me from really wanting one!
    Lexi @ Glitter, Inc.

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  40. these colors are pure perfection and they work so great together loving the mix patterns and your coat and hat hope this weather gets better out there stay warm and safe xo

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  41. I was snowed in too but I certainly didn't look as cute as you when I went out to shovel! Love the outfit! I especially love the stripe/gingham combo. Quick question: Which brand(s) of skinny jeans do you like or prefer the most? I'm new to your blog so I'm still catching up. If you've mentioned it before would you please give me the link? Thanks and stay warm!

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  42. Gorgeous snowfall!! And I looooove your furry hat!
    xoxox
    theefface.blogspot.com

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  43. the pics are really cute.....i love that hat...
    xx

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  44. How cute is this outfit! Love your trapper hat too! Thanks for clarifying Nemo. I couldn't figure it out on instagram. Lol.

    xo Jo

    http://www.whiterosesandcoffee.com/

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  45. i love your hat and how charming and happy you look here.

    have a great week
    xx
    Lyosha
    Lyosha
    Inside and Outside Blog

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  46. Seriously. Sandy, Nemo... Such wimpy names for such serious storms!

    I really like this plaid and sweater combo. Very cute. Can't believe it was only $5/free! I have such terrible luck at thrift stores. I guess I have to browse more often to get lucky.

    I'm so glad you were able to get out. I wish spring upon you as soon as it can happen. Unless you really like the winter. Then I guess I don't wish spring upon you so quickly. Lol.

    xo,
    -Nathy
    http://earnestyle.blogspot.com/

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  47. Wow- you did get just a ton of snow! (You look pretty adorable shoveling out the path though, I never look that cute shoveling! Sweaty gross mess ends up being more my mo.) Your thrifted sweater is pretty awesome, I can't believe how perfectly it went with your button up!

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  48. wow so much snow! It looks so beautiful though, how nice to get to spend a cosy weekend indoors admiring the snow! :)

    AwayFromTheBlue.blogspot.com.au

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  49. I love to see photos of snow. Hope you were able to shovel a way out.

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  50. Adorable hat! The snow looks great. OX

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  51. What fun photos! Glad that you made the most of it. Love your hat, my favourite! xo

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  52. I love this outfit, especially the hat and your blouse! Looks quiet similar over here in Switzerland!

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  53. Love the new sweater. Perfect colors for a snow day...

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  54. Now that is a lot of snow! Love your coat, sweater and top!
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  55. Amazing outfit! I love the hat:)

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  56. Your snow day outfit is so adorable! I especially love the hat. I would NOT be prepared if we got this much snow - I have no cold-weather gear.

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  57. really love the look, perfect for braving the cold and I love the mix of patterns:)
    xx Kate

    The Style Department

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  58. Rock that trapper hat! You shoveled your own runway, work it!! :)HOTPINKstyle

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  59. Awesome hat and I love the stripes with the gingham. Stay warm!

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  60. Omg that is a lot of snow :O you should stay home hihi ^_^
    http://inyasuniverse.blogspot.be/

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  61. I hope you finally got plowed out! I know some of CT is still snowed in! At least you looked adorable while shoveling. I looked like a complete disaster! lol

    xo Jackie
    ...livingaftermidnite

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  62. Love the mix of prints and dash of blue to overcome the dullness of cold weather.

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  63. Such a chic snow shoveler you are! Love the pairing of the gingham with the bold stripes on that sweater and of course that trapper hat is just perfect!

    Here's hoping you're not quite as snowed in at this point? It looks like a wonderland though!

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  64. We were snowed in also. But we didn't look quite as fashionable as you shoving snow! Love the hat.

    xoxo
    Nike O.
    Eight Hundred Sq. Ft.
    Small Space Pick of the Week - Valentine's Day Glamour Lounge

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  65. You look great!
    Maybe you want to follow each other? Let me know! I would love it!
    www.therainstreet.blogspot.com

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  66. love this look and your hat is awesome!
    xo
    Ylenia
    Ambitieuse.net

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  67. That's a great sweater! I love cobalt blue!!!

    Great post! I’m now following you =)
    Alicia
    Lattes & Lacee

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  68. The snow looks like so much fun!

    -Haley-
    haleyvalerie.blogspot.com

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  69. CRAP! that is a lot of snow... i have to give you an A on your spirit and commitment to the blog!
    oh and i like your sweater+shirt combo.

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  70. Can you tell I have been thinking about it? LOL!

    No one is supposed to look that cute shoveling snow. Way to set the standard!

    www.living-thesuite-life.blogspot.com

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  71. the stripes and gingham look AMAZING together here!

    dash dot dotty

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  72. Waaaaaoo that is a lot of snow!! Sorry to hear you were snowed in, but I'm glad that you are ok and looking fabulous. Great pattern mix you are wearing here ;)

    www.thejoyoffashion.blogspot.com

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