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Sweater c/o Conversation Pieces | Pants: Zara | Shoes: Madewell {similar} | Scarf: Target | Bag: Mimi Boutique

Was this the longest week ever or what?  Hooray for it being Friday!!  This week started out with a nice 70 degrees on Monday, snow and 30 degrees on Wednesday and now it’s about 10 degrees outside.  That’s Missouri weather for you.  It makes it all the more important to check the weather in the morning before getting dressed.  Except the office is perpetually cold so I pretty much have to dress for cold weather every weekday anyways.  Is your office an icebox as well?

In this outfit I’m wearing my three favorite patterns to mix: stripes, florals, and dots.  Frankly, these patterns take up the bulk of patterns in my closet.  Along with gingham as well.  I’m hoping that all of these patterns will last for a very very long time.  But I’m also looking for some new fun patterns to spice up my wardrobe.  What are your favorite patterns right now?

P.S. Have you entered the $30 credit Daisy Rae Boutique giveaway and the Chromatic Gallerie red pumps giveaway?

Happy February! Have a great weekend!

29 Comments ( Reply )

  1. Carlee
    Feb 01, 2013 @ 1:32 am

    Love this outfit! I like the stripes and the mixture of orange.
    Carlee
    Almost Endearing

  2. Always Maylee
    Feb 01, 2013 @ 7:55 am

    I love those flats, I wish I bought them when I first saw them. Love this outfit, especially that cute scarf. You look so pretty!

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

  3. Annie
    Feb 01, 2013 @ 8:02 am

    Love love love your pattern mixing – that top and that scarf were made for each other! And TGIF :)

    Annie
    The Other Side of Gray

  4. Amy
    Feb 01, 2013 @ 8:09 am

    So cute! Love the mixed prints. Those shoes are so cute too.

    Amy

    Fashion and Beauty Finds

  5. Josephine Choo
    Feb 01, 2013 @ 8:10 am

    i like your scarf and the way you tied it up..any tutorial to show us?xoxo

  6. alyson
    Feb 01, 2013 @ 8:17 am

    love the floral/stripes combo! I’ve been so slacking on my commenting lately, but wanted to tell you I adore you and your style more than ever!

  7. Sheila
    Feb 01, 2013 @ 8:49 am

    Love the pattern mixing Sandy! Esp love the polka dots on your flats! Super cute. :)

    xo – Sheila

  8. Ms. Megan
    Feb 01, 2013 @ 8:58 am

    I love this outfit + the mixing of fun patterns!! And I totally agree with you Sandy: Longest week!!!!!

  9. Jennifer
    Feb 01, 2013 @ 9:07 am

    Very cute bag!

    xo Jennifer

    http://seekingstyleblog.wordpress.com

  10. Lyddiegal
    Feb 01, 2013 @ 9:26 am

    I love how the green looks with the pop of orange, and what a cute tri-pattern mix!

  11. lisacng @ expandng.com
    Feb 01, 2013 @ 9:36 am

    Pattern mixing is lovely, the greens/blues pulls it all together. Have a great weekend!

  12. Lauren
    Feb 01, 2013 @ 11:00 am

    Love the orange bag! It goes really well with the green stripe top

    Lauren

  13. steph
    Feb 01, 2013 @ 12:57 pm

    Polka dot shoes! Yay!

  14. Christine
    Feb 01, 2013 @ 1:27 pm

    This is lovely! all great prints!

  15. Eunice
    Feb 01, 2013 @ 2:17 pm

    OH my goodness, I have NOTHING to complain about with the VERY MILD bi-polar weather versus yours!! That is insane!! :) But provides opportunities for a wide range of seasonal clothing :)

    Love this entire outfit and my draw dropped at your CUTE flats :) I love the combo of teal and nude!!

  16. Coco
    Feb 01, 2013 @ 2:46 pm

    You look adorable!

  17. Elizabeth
    Feb 01, 2013 @ 2:54 pm

    Great outfit! Loving that orange bag- I have a similar one I’m obsessed with! Love the mixing of the patterns as well.

    xx Elizabeth
    Champaign Taste

  18. Jessica
    Feb 01, 2013 @ 3:31 pm

    I am a huge fan of mixing patterns. I would love to have that orange bag, it is absolutely perfect.

    It is another wintery day here too. We were at 7 degrees this morning and now I think we are in the teens.

    Drop by our blog and enter our $80 MsDressy Voucher Giveaway!

    Jessica @ Sunny Days and Starry Nights

  19. Britt Whit
    Feb 01, 2013 @ 3:48 pm

    LOVE the stripes! you can never go wrong with a pattern :)

    love from San Francisco,Britt+Whit

  20. Kathleen
    Feb 01, 2013 @ 7:06 pm

    Great job mixing prints! Love your scarf, the colors are beautiful!
    <3
    katsfashionfix.blogspot.com

  21. Shannon
    Feb 01, 2013 @ 10:47 pm

    Lovely mix of prints and colors. Love the pop of orange w/your handbag.
    http://www.shannonheartsblog.com

  22. Jessica
    Feb 02, 2013 @ 12:17 am

    Love the pattern mixing! The polka dot shoes are a nice touch!
    ~Jessica

  23. Mitha Komala
    Feb 02, 2013 @ 10:32 am

    i love your flats and scarf! you look stunning dear! xx

    Letters To Juliet

  24. Caroline @ Sew Caroline
    Feb 02, 2013 @ 11:25 am

    i love your pop of orange! its so perfect with that outfit!

  25. Catherine Lamb
    Feb 03, 2013 @ 12:05 am

    Okay, I’m crazy about that scarf! Target is within walking distance from my place… dangerous for the budget!

  26. Audrey @ Putting Me Together
    Feb 03, 2013 @ 9:27 am

    Cute, Sandy! I love the orange mixed in to the outfit.

  27. sharon lei
    Feb 03, 2013 @ 12:16 pm

    Super cute, Sandy. Adore that bright orange bag. :)

    xx Love & Aloha
    http://elisharon.blogspot.com

  28. Krysten
    Feb 03, 2013 @ 2:52 pm

    Love this outfit, especially your bag!

  29. Belated Bloomer
    Feb 19, 2013 @ 11:37 pm

    Those flats are adorable! :D Very cute mixes in this outfit!

    Abi
    http://thebelatedbloomer.blogspot.com
    twitter and instagram: @BelatedBloomer

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