Thursday, February 13, 2014

Nicely Neutral

Last night I met with an old and dear friend who has trusted me enough to also become my client. We spent the evening shopping and styling some looks for her upcoming vacation to Mexico (lucky girl). It ended up being a glorious day here in Austin. The sun was shining and the temps were warm enough to finally wear something other than boots or wellies. Why I didn't mimic the bright day in my outfit choice, I am not sure. What I am sure of is when I wear basic, classic pieces in neutral tones, I feel more pulled together and sophisticated, even if denim is involved.  I posted this picture on Instagram giving a glimpse of what I wore for our appointment. Because you ladies seemed to like it, I decided to round up a few similar pieces to create an almost identical look.



Speaking of denim, I am so happy that I pulled the trigger on these joggers from Forever 21. They are sold out of the darker shade that I wore yesterday, but still have them in the color shown above. They are so comfortable, lightweight, flattering and have a drawstring elastic waist. If you are interested in scooping up a pair, I would size down. I have a feeling you guys are going to be seeing plenty of them over the next several months. They are hands down my favorite piece that I have purchased so far for the upcoming season. Let me just add that spring has finally sprung around these parts. Mr. Meteorologist told me to expect 70 degree weather for the next 7 days. We will see how long it lasts. I plan to start packing up my winter gear and will be holding my breath the entire time.

Shanna

29 comments:

prettyanddelectable said...

Great outfit! Love all the accessories... so classic and chic! Enjoy the warm weather! It's raining cats and dogs here!

Rachelle (http://pinksole.com/) said...

Joggers are now my bffs, I got my first denim one at Forever 21 and just got a white one as well. They are so comfy. Love this outfit, it is perfectly styled.

Susan Jeffries said...

Those pants are amazing! I must get a pair of those for spring - when it is warm enough to wear flats or heels again! Love this whole outfit and I wish I could be your client. I could use some help in the style dept! Susan

Chelsea Oliver said...

I always forget that neutrals are a good look lol My first instinct is to always go for bold colors in my outfits, but this is so beautiful and subtle.

-Chelsea
chelsandthecity.blogspot.com

Lauren {Fizz and Frosting} said...

I've been really hesitant to try joggers, but I need to branch out this Spring!

Kimberly said...

Love those denim joggers - this is definitely a combination I would wear, but I'm still on the hunt for the perfect leopard pumps!

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Lewis Lane said...

Yeah I had a hard time figuring out what to wear today when it said this morning was going to be 27 and high of 64. Love the colors

Linda Cassidy said...

I can't get past 70 degrees, I am so envious we are still minus temps, oh well. Interesting look, I may have to try to joggers but I have always shied away from elastic ankles ( even in my sweats, go figure I have an elastic ankle phobia) Your look is very inspiring though so I may have to at least sample it.

Susan Liberatore said...

I need them! Ordering today. Just love.

TaraMixandMatch said...

Love the pumps and that necklace!!

pretty little things said...

love the leopard pumps. I can't believe I don't own a pair of these yet! xo

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Always Maylee said...

I want to see you in those joggers! Man, I want 70 degree weather.. desperately!

xo, Yi-chia
Always Maylee

Helene in Between said...

i had no idea they are called joggers!? they are so cute! and perfect way to do something different with denim!

Caroline said...

Pants that feel like sweats but look cute are saviors of my soul.

Carly said...

I have that bow bracelet and LOVE it!

Carly
www.lipglossandcrayons.com

Laura C said...

I LOVE THIS OUTFIT!!!

You nailed it perfectly!

I lvoe those joggers. They have quite a few pants that I love and super cheap from f21.

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In a trendy town said...

We love the shoes, nice print!

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Stesha said...

I'd totally look into a pair of those however it will be a wooping 90 degrees here this weekend so I will not be purchasing anything other than shorts & tanks for the rest of my life!! Get me to texas now please!

xxS
Classic & Bubbly

Darcy said...

70 DEGREES!? Seriously, so so so jealous. It's supposed to get over 40 this weekend.... and I am just way too excited for that haha. Hope your friend has fun in Mexico... jealous!!
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Just Another Shopaholic said...

Ok I am loving this look!

Alisha @ The Alisha Nicole said...

I love those joggers!!! They look so cute with pumps and flats

OccasionallyAJ said...

Shanna - you know I am always honest with you, no matter what, right?! Well, I'm going to try to be as nice as possible with this...but I cannot imagine those jeans being flattering! They remind me of acid wash hammer pants...LOL! But the thing I love about you is that you wear what YOU want, not what other people want you to wear. Black and camel are a great color combo though!

-AJ
OccasionallyAJ.com

Jennifer Romero said...

I want to try those joggers on! I am so interested but I am worried that they will look ridiculous on me.
oXo
Jenn

All That Glitters said...

Ahhhh! I JUST posted about how I want this necklace! I bought my first Kendra Scott piece and I am in love. Now, I need it ALL!

Elizabeth M said...

Love a great neutral outfit - I saw your pic on Instagram, and it stood out to me too!

Merrie K. said...

ooh...nice combination of neutrals! So, I want to see you in those pants, I have a feeling they will look terrible on me.

Shannon Hearts said...

What a lovely outfit, especially for a meeting with a client.

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Sasa Zoe said...

Awesome !!<3

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Ashleigh said...

70 degrees!!!??? I am soooo jealous. We're getting more ice!
-LOVE the heels and the sunnies.
-Ash
www.stylizedwannabe.blogspot.com

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