December Closet Additions

I bought a dress for New Year's Eve, before having made any plans. Then an opportunity to board the world's cutest dog came up, so I spent the last hours of 2019 with a puppy curled up on my lap and a glass of wine in my hand. I even managed to fall asleep about ten minutes before the ball dropped, so it was a pretty enjoyable evening. I should probably return the dress, but I likely wont. I'm thinking I could dress it down with a white blazer?

I tried to make sensible purchases this month, like comfortable boots, warm coats (not pictured is the coat I got care of Express Factory, since you can't shop them online), and velvet pants I dressed up for Christmas day, and then dressed down for a cozy evening in an 'igloo'.

However, there are the adorable Loeffler Randall sandals I won't be wearing for five months (if I'm lucky), another dress I have no occasion to wear, and some possibly over-priced and over-hyped ballet flats I have yet to decide if I love.

I wish I didn't love shopping so much, but alas I do, and rather than starting off the new year by saying I'm going to stop, I'm just going to focus on enjoying what I buy as much as possible. No more dresses sitting in the closet unworn, they need to go out into the world.


Loeffler Randal Mara bag, $190 at Bloomingdales
Satin Midi Slip Dress, $23 at Banana Republic (after rewards)
Ribbed Cashmere Hat, $16 at Ann Taylor
Shawl Collar Wrap Coat, $60 at Ann Taylor
Velvet Dot Skirt, $34 at Ann Taylor
Pom-Pom Beret, $30 at Madewell
Black Point Flats, $123 at Rothy's
Velvet Pants, $30 at Loft
Aerosoles Brown Suede Boots, $72 at DSW
Pearl Hoop Earrings c/o Mejuri
Open Front Sweater Blazer, $74 at J.Crew
Faux Fur Lace Up Boots, $30 at Target
J.Crew X Loeffler Randall Starla Ankle-Wrap Sandals, $56 at J.Crew

4 comments

  1. Both dresses are beautiful and I can see why you wouldn't want to return the NYE dress! So pretty, I hope you can find a way to wear it! :)

    Aside from the bermuda shorts I picked up at the opshop I didn't buy anything before Christmas, so feeling proud about that. I did however spend an entire gift card in the post Christmas sales...soo.....haha! I'll count that for January's purchase as I used a Christmas gift card, and I'm sure I'll buy more in the sales anyway...

    Happy new year! Hope that your 2020 is off to a great start!

    Away From Blue

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  2. Ah! Those sandals! I've had them on my wish list for years and never pulled the trigger. I didn't realize that J.Crew was stocking them and I should have been watching for a sale! I can't wait to see them on you.

    Have a very happy new year!

    http://bedknobsandbaubles.com/

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  3. Well at least most of these are basics that you can style in lots of ways!! And now you have excuses to go out somewhere fancy to wear the dresses ;)
    https://www.closet-fashionista.com/

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  4. I have yet to finish documenting November, let alone December!
    While its plenty of stuff, everything is beautiful :)

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