Still in my winter uniform

There has been a lot of melting since these photos were taken nearly two weeks ago, but it still feels a lot like winter, even with the official arrival of spring later this week.

The past few weeks I've had very busy weekends, but when I awoke to a rainy and grey Saturday, I decided to spend the majority of it lounging around the house, catching up on magazines, blogging, and reading. It's great to be busy and have an active social life, but sometimes it's equally as nice to just relax at home.

We've now passed the half way mark of the month and I haven't shopped yet, nor have I felt the need to. It's been great. I'm a little sad that Piperlime is closing at the end of the month and I will not be taking advantage of their going out of business sales, but I'm just avoiding going to the site and tempting myself. I'm quite certain that the key to not shopping is to stop putting myself into situations where I'm going to want to.

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The Rundown
Black Merino Wool Sweater Gap
Distressed Jeans Old Navy similar
Red Pea Coat Nine West via TJMaxx similar$$, similar$
Booties "Calixta" Cole Haan
Willis Bag Vintage Coach thrifted
Red Tassels Etsy via RinartsAtelier
Furry Cowl NY&Co. similar
Black Leather Gloves J.Crew similar
Earrings c/o JoJo Loves You
Hammered Disc Necklace Avon similar
Sunglasses "Meteor" Ray-Ban c/o TJMaxx



  1. That's some serious snow behind you! It warmed up a bit this weekend and we're hitting high 60s today, yay!! I stopped shopping in January and I made my first purchase last week for my birthday. I have yet to visit Piperlime's sale and I think I may skip going there now as well. :)

  2. I love this cozy, classic look--those jeans are PERFECTION on you. I'm so impressed that they're Old Navy; I need to give their jeans a try again. Also, I agree, sometimes a day spent in catching up is the best.

  3. I love how cozy that pea coat is:) Happy Monday, sweetie.

  4. Loving this outfit!!
    And yes, I should just resist going to the site too. The less I spend now, the more money I'll have for my trip, haha.
    Although I was bad this weekend and bought 2 things, but one was $5 and the other $18, hardly breaking the bank - but still! XD

  5. Love the furry cowl neck it just adds a layer of glam to every outfit!

    x. Sabrina | Simply Sabrina

  6. I too am avoiding Piperlime to keep from overspending and its so hard. I love your coat and the red tassels on your purse, the perfect match!
    An Unblurred Lady

  7. The color of that coat is just so pretty on you!! -xx


  8. The color of that coat is just so pretty on you!! -xx


  9. I feel ya--the pictures I posted are from about two weeks again and I am so happy to say most of them snow in them has now melted--yay!! I love this look--there is something about the color red and fur that just does it for me :)


  10. I had no idea Piperlime as going out of business…
    and I hear ya, I have been trying to avoid the mall, well, because I know me.
    I went to pick up a present for a little girl and ended up buying stuff for myself from Zara. Well, at least they were on sale.

  11. Oh you look so chic in the fur snood! Good for you for not shopping (definitely something I should try) browsing is definitely my downfall!

    Clothes & Quotes

  12. I am loving the red coat! This outfit is perfect for the cold weather!

    Xo Chelsea

  13. Sounds like you had a lovely, quiet weekend. I'm making a studious effort to avoid all my shopping haunts for at least two months...I hope I make it!

    Courtney ~ Sartorial Sidelines

  14. Once the weather warms up and your snow is really melting you will want to shop. That's what has happened to me. Our snow finally all melted this weekend and I am ready to put away the boots and coats and get out the slip ons and light coats - no flip flops yet.

  15. I am so over this winter but at least you look chic!

  16. WOW! That's a lot of snow! But that cowl looks really cozy! Hope you are staying warm!

  17. I have been super lucky to avoid snow this month but I think we are about to get another massive dump on us. Womp. Womp.

  18. That is a crazy amount of snow behind you! Congrats on making it this far without shopping! I think it definitely helps to not open the emails or go to the mall when on a shopping ban. This is a great winter look and hopefully winter is behind us!

    Nicole to the Nines

  19. red looks amazing on you and you have the prettiest skin.


  20. I love the red tassels on your bag! All your gorgeous details like that scarf, necklace, and your sunglasses are amazing!

  21. That is so much snow! I really love that gorgeous scarf!!


  22. I too am on a shopping freeze until May. Definitely there is a lot of will power going into me not checking out "sales" on various sites. You can do this!

    Thrifting Diva

  23. You haven't shopped at all this month? Well done! I can hardly say the same, but considering that I spend almost all year saving for my time in Paris, I'm not bothering to feel guilty about it... But I will be avoiding shopping for the next little while. Because I have lots of new things to wear to keep me busy :)

    Love this coat and scarf combination on you, the colours suit you beautifully!

  24. Wow, the snow doesn't seem like it wants to go away..thankfully Spring is on the horizon! I love the added tassels to your bag and red coat. Both great pops of color!

  25. Holy cow - that's a whole lot of snow around you! Good for you for having self control on not shopping. I have been tempted and could not resists the sales and hope to be good this 1/2 of the month.


    Hope to see you Thursday for TBT Fashion link up.

  26. I love these jeans on you, and the color of the coat is gorgeous on you!

  27. You are so right and if we put ourselves in the right kinds of situations, we won't get tempted right?Your outfit is classic and chic so you're not missing much by not shopping this month!

    little luxury list formerly Chic 'n Cheap Living

  28. As much as I love this outfit (especially the scarf!) I'm really looking forward to not having to bundle up anymore!