Herringbone Vest

I always have the power to choose the most optimistic outlook.

I was just lamenting that it is only Thursday and not Friday. After an abbreviated week last week, this one is feeling long. But at least I'm not missing anymore work due to my unpleasant cold and the day before Friday is still pretty good. Plus today is my Mom's birthday, so there will be cake.

I know it will take an exceedingly large amount of effort, but I need to work on changing my mindset to focus more on positive things and dwell less on the negative.

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The Rundown
Cowl Neck Sweater Gap similar
Herringbone Vest c/o Mint Julep Boutique similar
Black Jeans Old Navy similar
Boots Migliorini via TJMaxx buy on eBay similar
Scalloped Tilly Tote Matine
Gold Bracelet The Cavernous Jewelry Box
Stacked Rings Gorjana via TJMaxx similar
Hammered Gold Ring Thrifted
Sunglasses "Meteor" Ray-Ban c/o TJMaxx



  1. Happy birthday to your mum! I'm glad you're feeling better too, and I like your layering with this vest. It's funny, I'm wearing a vest today but it's a lightweight one as it's still so hot here. I have also had to double check today is Thursday and not Friday quite a few times, not sure why!

    Hope you are having a great week!

    Away From The Blue Blog

  2. Glad you're feeling better! Love your vest!


  3. Happy birthday to your mom! I've been trying to do the same thing lately--focus on the positive and not waste time worrying/stressing about things I have no control over. I love this cozy look!

  4. I always enjoy that vest! So cozy!
    And woohoo for cake!!
    I like to think I'm pretty good at seeing the positive side of things, but sometimes it is a bit hard

  5. Happy Birthday to your mom, Lydia!! And with cake is usually ice cream, right? That's my husband's favorite part of birthdays!!
    I love this vest---I think this time of year is perfect to wear them because they do add just enough warmth, yet aren't too warm!!

  6. Happy birthday to your mom! I still love pulling out my vests this time of year. Love how you've layered yours!

  7. I love your herringbone vest, and how you layered it with the sweater! Happy Birthday to your mom!!

  8. Here are some positives for you: your vest and boots are brilliant. And like you said, there will be cake! Sounds like a fab Thursday to me.


  9. Loving the vest- and happy birthday to your mom! :)

    I totally thought it was Thursday night last night, and was soooo disappointed when I realized it was only Wednesday.

    Le Stylo Rouge

  10. It's almost Friday and there will be cake - that sounds pretty good to me. But as someone who has worked in offices for many years, I know it's sometimes difficult to focus on those positive things and mindset changes, even if they do work, never work 100% of the time. In life, there will always be Thursdays that aren't quite Friday yet and as long as, ultimately, you aren't hating your life, it's okay not to be sunshine and rainbows all the time, too ;)

  11. It's good to hear you're up and feeling better !
    Look at all the great things around you and don't forget soon enough will be Spring and you know you love spring.

  12. I think you should focus on the fact that you get cake later and that that vest is awesome and very stylish. Those are both pretty positive things.

    Courtney ~ Sartorial Sidelines

  13. Nothing gets you through a long week better than cake! Loving that vest.
    xo Annie
    New England Romance

  14. Ugh I know how you feel. I pretty much spend my week counting the days until Friday (but that is pretty much everyone right??) I need to focus on positive things each day. Love that vest. And enjoy the cake! That sounds delicious right about now...


  15. I'm so happy tomorrow is Friday also and those weekend plans sound nice! This outfit is perfect for these last days of winter!

    Nicole to the Nines

  16. Happy birthday to your mom and that is such a lovely vest!

  17. Love this vest - so great for these transitional months when it's too cold to go with a sweater alone and too warm for a full fledged parka. Great look. Thanks for sharing!

    City Style and Living The Editors Notebook | Instagram

  18. In love with this look, babe! Especially the vest!
    Adi xx