Sweaters are better

Spring does what it wants. Yesterday morning I woke up to a beautiful snowfall. All the schools had a delay and I was wishing I had one to so I could have gone out and photographed the trees by the duck pond and maybe taken some outfit photos too, as by the time I got home there was barely a trace of the snow left.

All too often I'm hasty to wear more summery clothes at the first signs of spring, but as someone who is perpetually cold, I know I'll be much happier wearing sweaters and boots, unless it actually happens to be 60° out.

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The Rundown
Cowl Neck Sweater Gap similar
Black Leather Moto Jacket Express similar
Black Jeans Old Navy
Booties 'Upton' c/o Vionic
Leopard Clutch Clare Vc/o Shopbop
Ear Crawlers Gorjana
Mini Punk Princess Bracelet CC Skye c/o S&G
Stacked Rings Gorjana via TJMaxx similar
Chevron Ring Etsy via Silver Canyon Jewelry
Sunglasses "Meteor" Ray-Ban c/o TJMaxx




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24 comments

  1. I go through phases, sometimes I want to wear summer things, but other days I'm like BRING ON THE CHUNKY SWEATER!!!
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  2. Even though it's not a spring look, I totally get the need for the layers. I also am perpetually cold, so I will always wear a jacket just in case. Lovely look!

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  3. Spring does have a mind of its own, doesn't it!? It has felt like summer for the past week, and now it feels like winter again!

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  4. I always wish we could have a gradual warming of the temperature, but that never ends up happening. I struggle to stay warm while dressing for spring too, but all too often I just revert to layers like you. I hate being cold!

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  5. I'm always cold too. I keep a jacket in my car. Love the leopard clutch.

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  6. It was definitely very cold here yesterday too, no snow though. I wore a huge infinity sweater scarf once again, and my puffer coat.

    Love this chic monochromatic look Lydia. The jacket and clutch are gorgeous. I need a cheetah clutch like that. =)

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  7. You look good. Nice purse..
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  8. that sweater is awesome! super cute look!

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  9. I'm really hoping that was it with the snow, I hate being cold too!

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  10. The weather is definitely erratic here in KC, too. It snows on Saturday night but is like 70 degrees today.

    Loving that leather jacket!

    -Ashley
    Le Stylo Rouge

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  11. Sweaters are indeed the best and I love your clutch bag darling! <3 xxx
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  12. I'm always cold too (except when the hot flashed kick in)---but it's so hard, when the sun is shining to put on the winter gear!! We are funny creatures, huh? BTW...love that jacket!! jodie
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  13. I'm always cold, too! Layers are my friend even in the summer :)

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  14. What a pretty clutch! Totally matches your outfit! =)

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  16. lovely look! very pretty causal yet edgy!

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  17. I know, I wish those delays and snow days extended to "regular" jobs too, right?! I'm the same way--wanting to reach for all my spring stuff, but then those 40 degree days hit and I'm regretting my lack of socks. Love this cute, cozy look!

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  18. Loving that sweater with your leather jacket! So perfect!

    xo,
    Angela

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  19. I definitely jumped the gun on the warmer clothing and froze one of the days I did! This outfit is so cozy and perfect for those in between days!

    Nicole
    Nicole to the Nines

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  20. I love the leather jacket over your sweater. That clutch is beautiful, very similar to the one I have too.

    XO Chelsea http://www.shesaidhesaidfashion.com

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  21. When I saw the snow the other morning, I thought, "When did this happen??" I'm always tempted to do bare legs when it gets just a little bit warmer, but yesterday I resisted because I knew it was going to be cold during the times I was actually out and about! Love your sweater in this post. It looks very cozy :)

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  22. Sweaters are always better. I am loathe to admit it but I wear mine almost year round, usually only retiring them from mid-June to early September - and even then, I usually keep a cardigan or two out for during the day. This sweater is one of my favourites in your collection, as I'm sure you know since I say that every time you wear it, but for me it never gets old, especially paired with a leather jacket.
    xox,
    Cee

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