Buffalo Check and Camo + DSW Shoe Hookup Coming Soon


These past few Thanksgiving day holidays were super low key for us. We didn’t have any family in town and really just spent it the 3 of us. We went to a Thanksgiving buffet and cooked some staple Thanksgiving foods of our own, we did A LOT of Black Friday shopping, we watched the Michigan – Ohio State game (me and the husband went to the respective schools, it was a darn good fight by Michigan even though we lost), we put up our Christmas tree and sang and dance to Christmas songs. Oh and I finally got my first caramel brulee latte from Starbucks and it was amazing.





But before I get carried away with Christmas, I’m loving the mini heat wave (of 50 degrees) we got this past weekend.  This outfit was just perfect for wearing without a coat. I love the look of buffalo check and camo mixed together… and I also quite like pink and burgundy colors together as well, so decided to mix it all up in to one outfit!



Outfit Details:

Sweater c/o Conversation Pieces (15% off entire store on Cyber Monday – discount reflected at checkout!)
Button Down: Madewell
Pants: GAP
Shoes: Forever 21
Necklace c/o Daily Dose
Bag: Chloe



And for you shoe lovers out there, hold on tight, the biggest wave in shoe giveaways is about to hit the blog world.  The DSW Shoe Hookup consists of 50 fashion bloggers who are EACH giving away 5 pairs of shoes (gift card of $50) to 5 lucky winners.  And the “Do you speak shoe lover” book to 5 more people.  If you do the math, that’s 250 pairs of shoes and 250 books and it’s all happening before Christmas!  So get your fingers ready for entering, from December 2 – 21, you’ll have chances to enter giveaway after giveaway and hopefully win a pair of shoes from DSW!  My contest will begin on December 9, 2013, but here’s the whole group of contests that gives you all the details on what blogs are hosting giveaways on which days!  Good luck to you all!

Start End Flight #1 Flight #2 Flight #3
12/2/13 12/5/13 MyBelonging Shoe Smitten n/a
12/3/13 12/6/13 My Fashion Juice Belle de Couture Gentri Lee
12/4/13 12/7/13 Alterations Needed The Chic Street Much Love, illy
12/5/13 12/8/13 Life, Love, and the Pursuit of Shoes Pink Avenue Coffee Beans and Bobby Pins
12/6/13 12/9/13 Jadore-Fashion Fashion Snag Melanee Shale
12/7/13 12/10/13 High Fashion 4 Less Fashion Fling Denim Debutante
12/8/13 12/11/13 Jimmy Choos and Tennis Shoes Oh So Glam Corals + Cognacs
12/9/13 12/12/13 Kimmy Erin Crystalin Marie Sandy A La Mode
12/10/13 12/13/13 My Own Blog Review Around Lucia Trend Hungry
12/11/13 12/14/13 Stiletto Beats VintageorTacky Girl Avant Garde
12/12/13 12/15/13 Behind the Seams Fancy Things Blog Dearest Lou
12/13/13 12/16/13 The Fashion Poet Let it Be Beautiful Mae Badiyan
12/14/13 12/17/13 Good, Bad, and Fab Kel & Kate The Frugalista
12/15/13 12/18/13 Fashionably Broke Little Miss Fearless Modly Chic
12/16/13 12/19/13 The Fashionista Next Door Studs and Sapphries Britt + Whit
12/17/13 12/20/13 Living in Color Print Love Fashion, Love Life A Mom in Red High Heels
12/18/13 12/21/13 Fashionable Hostsess District Sparkle Crowley Party


  1. December 1, 2013 / 9:27 pm

    nothing wrong with a nice, low key thanksgiving, and what a fun print mix!

  2. Ilene
    December 1, 2013 / 10:26 pm

    Love this outfit, friend! But yes so excited for the DSW hookup!!!!!

  3. December 2, 2013 / 8:01 am

    I love your camouflage pants and the shoes go so nice with them! I’ve never tried that combo but now I want to! Now…I need to go put up my Christmas tree because I was too lazy all weekend. 😉

  4. December 2, 2013 / 9:45 am

    Such a pretty sweater to top your outfit. Glad you had a nice holiday. Sounds like a great giveaway coming up!

  5. December 2, 2013 / 11:09 am

    You look so cute! And I am in love with those shoes! I love that color and it totally completes the outfit!

  6. December 2, 2013 / 11:46 am

    What a cute outfit. My daughter would love this.

  7. December 2, 2013 / 12:17 pm

    You made camo look so classy! I love it! And I am so there for DSW Shoes giveaway!

  8. Jenna Wood
    December 2, 2013 / 12:28 pm

    I never would have thought to pair the checkers and camo, but it works real well under the cardigan, cute look!

  9. December 2, 2013 / 7:48 pm

    That is a beautiful outfit!

  10. December 2, 2013 / 11:39 pm

    I love the plaid underneath

  11. December 3, 2013 / 4:14 pm

    Oh Man, I i love this outfit! Favorite element? Those shoes. Very unexpected yet perfect!

  12. December 5, 2013 / 1:40 pm

    It is awesome how you manage to mix so many elements in one outfit and not make it overwhelming! It’s such a fine balance in my opinion and you do it so well!

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