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So I’m still on the hunt for the perfect fur vest (I’ve pretty much almost given up now since Spring is almost here!), but while on that hunt, I did discover this black quilted one from Riffraff that makes a great layering piece and addition to my wardrobe.  I just love how vests add a bit of warmness and another dimension to an outfit.  Again, these pictures were taken a few weeks ago, before we the crazy snow storms hit, as lately I don’t even want to step foot outside for taking pictures!  :/

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I am excited for the weather to warm up a bit this week and hoping all the snow melts away soon!  We’re keeping Austin at home with his grandparents this week we’re he is enduring “Learn Chinese” bootcamp and he’s getting lots of songs and cuddles from his Grandma.  I just love seeing Austin ham it up with his grandparents so much, wish I could bottle these moments up forever!

Outfit Details
Button Down c/o Riffraff
Vest c/o Riffraff
Pants: GAP
Boots: Madewell
Bag: Rebecca Minkoff
Necklace: Accessory Mercado
Bracelet c/o Daily Dose

15 Comments ( Reply )

  1. kelsey
    Feb 16, 2014 @ 7:35 pm

    this dress is ridiculously lovely!
    ladies in navy

  2. Karen
    Feb 16, 2014 @ 7:42 pm

    I’ve been on the hunt for a fur vest too, to no avail. I thought maybe I would score one on clearance somewhere. Your quilted vest is a great find. Terrific casual look. Love your blog!

  3. Happiness at Mid Life
    Feb 16, 2014 @ 10:16 pm

    I bought a faux fur vest from BR last year and have used it numerous times and love it. Unfortunately, it’s been so hot here in CA that I didn’t have much use for it this winter. Good luck on your hunt – maybe you will be lucky and find the one on super clearance.

    I really like this plaid top with the floral cuffs – instant pattern mixing!

    Alice
    http://www.happinessatmidlife.com

  4. jillian
    Feb 17, 2014 @ 7:21 am

    you found a great vest!! love that paired with the plaid shirt. xo jillian – cornflake dreams

  5. Sharon
    Feb 17, 2014 @ 8:18 am

    Cute layering with the vest and plaid! Now is probably a great time to find a faux fur vest since everything is on sale :)

    -Sharon
    The Tiny Heart
    Target Giveaway!

  6. Amanda
    Feb 17, 2014 @ 8:49 am

    Super cute outfit!

  7. Because Shanna Said So
    Feb 17, 2014 @ 8:51 am

    This is such a classic and laid back look! 100% my style!

  8. susan
    Feb 17, 2014 @ 9:03 am

    LOVE the vest! Super cute.

  9. Allie Mackin
    Feb 17, 2014 @ 11:14 am

    Ah I know it can be such a pain when you are looking for that one specific thing. I have one but it is not the best. It will do in a pinch but not great but it was second hand and I did not pay a lot for it so I guess it is all good.

    Allie of ALLIE NYC
    allienyc.com

  10. Krysten
    Feb 17, 2014 @ 3:03 pm

    I’m not a vest girl, but I do love your boots!

  11. Rebecca Henreckson
    Feb 17, 2014 @ 7:36 pm

    I love how this outfit is such a complete look – everything goes together really well.

  12. Sydney
    Feb 17, 2014 @ 7:56 pm

    I am dying for the warmer weather as well. Very cute outfit, Sandy! Enjoy the rest of your week.

  13. Jessica
    Feb 18, 2014 @ 12:01 am

    I really like the vest! Especially with the tie at the waist.
    ~Jessica
    Jeans and a Teacup

  14. Lyddiegal
    Feb 18, 2014 @ 8:01 am

    I love the drawstring at the waist and the quilted texture – this is a great vest, and I’m sure if you do find the perfect fur one (on sale) you can pick it up and have it ready to go for next year!

  15. Always Maylee
    Feb 19, 2014 @ 8:05 am

    Such a cute casual outfit, love the vest!

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

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