You know when it is mid-August and all you can stand to put on your body is a thin tee and a pair of shorts, cuteness be damned? Well, I am getting the reversed winter version of that now, as in the SE we are just beginning to get really cold (or at least it was earlier this week - and I completely understand that 40-degree weather is not defined as "really cold" by
Which means that it is getting difficult to get myself dressed in the mornings, even after jumping into the steaming shower and cranking up the heat. It is hard to motivate myself to think of interesting clothing combinations when all I want is a sweatshirt, jeans and big fuzzy booties.
It also doesn't help that I have been all about the skirts this past year and pup makes it difficult for me to look decent winterizing my look with dark tights, as I literally have to put them on at the last minute before dashing out or spend time tape-patting down my legs at the office. Her hair, it is Everywhere. Plus I realized that I don't really like to wear tights. And I pretty much only have a dozen variations on black tights, since I am still scared of color on my legs.
Yes, this whole post has pretty much been one big whine because the weather is not 75-degrees perfect everyday, I hate to bundle up, and I don't really have a winter coat. I am resigned to being cold and am going to wah wah wah all about it. Lucky yous. And don't even look at the forecast for the SE for the remainder of the week because as I sit here sniveling about the cold, the temps are rising ...
I did get dressed appropriately yesterday and managed to be mostly pup fur-free through most of the day, so with that, let's look on to brighter things. What are you looking forward to donning once the weather becomes more pleasant? How do you survive the winter chills?
Dress: Lands' End Canvas pleated tartan (worn here - sim here, here, here)
Sweater: Gap v-neck (worn here - sim here, here)
Belt: Anthropologie infinity (worn here - sim here)
Tights: Anne Klein
Boots: Vince Camuto bronco (worn here - sim here, here)
Bracelet: F21 facted cube (worn here - sim here, bling-y here, mixed metal here)