knit top by QUICKSILVER || denim by WEST 49 || super low rider sneakers by CONVERSE || beanie by LeCHATEAU || turquoise & panther bangles souvenirs from Punta Cana || knot ring, skull ring, stud bangle by ALDO || turtle knuckle ring from mañana, brass branch ring from PURR – Kensington Calgary boutiques.
More often than not, I can be found in some variation of this outfit.
I have to confess, I bought this top knowing full well it looks almost identical to a TNA one I already own.
Two differences- the TNA one, has a pocket AND this Quicksilver one is much longer- that was the real selling point.
See I have mad love for all things striped and sweatery. Particularly in the grey/black/white family. So obviously I couldn’t resist adding this gem to my shopping cart in order to qualify for free shipping. I mean, its like getting the shirt for free, really. As much as I love my other one, its just too short for me to comfortably wear it with jeans, so I’m pretty happy with this one. There’s really nothing I love to wear more than a delicate knit, jeans and sneakers. Throw on a beanie, some bright sunnies and a few special accessories and you are good to go. Also, say goodbye to my green sunnies, this post is the last you’ll see of them, I lost them over the weekend. (So tragic. This is why I buy super cheap sunnies all the time, I lose things constantly!)
my go to outfit for city style; SKINNIES, AN OVERSIZED SWEATER & ANKLE BOOTS
Almost every day in the winter I wear a variation on this look.. I live in baggy sweaters for 6 months of the year and looking in my closet its actually ridiculous how many striped sweaters I have. This one is my favourite though, its a bamboo blend XXL mens sweater from le chateau, with button closures on the shoulder. I layered it over a white silk tank top and paired it with navy skinny dress pants and open toe ankle boots. My obsession with obnoxiously bright sunglasses also continues as I rep the faux- rayban neon green wayfarers, finishing the look carrying a studded clutch and a long blingy pendant – le chateau head to toe, sunglasses from ardenes.
I love buying mens sweaters for layering, and since you don’t have to worry about buying a certain size you can find all sorts of gems in outlet stores and clearance racks. How many XXL dudes do you think would be wearing that sweater? Not a whole lot.. and that’s why it only cost me $13! I tend to lose sunglasses on a bi-weekly basis so I never buy brand name- Ardenes is my go to store for cheap and obnoxious sunglasses of all sorts!
kisses in the new year! xo, a