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Thursday, January 10

Over Layered

Black Pea Coat- Forever 21
Marled Sweater Tank - Anthropologie
Printed Dress- Forever 21
Fleece Leggings- Anthropologie
Grey Riding Boots- Payless
Glitter Cube Necklace- Anthropologie
Black Leather Bag- Urban Outfitters

While this outfit looked cute to the eye, layering a summery dress with a sweater, coat and tights... it made me have a serious panic attack on the inside. 

Let me let you in on something... fleece lined tights. This was a blogger secret I learned a year ago... seeing these girls standing in skirts in the snow so I picked some up. So warm and so soft, I thought "these girls are so smart!". So on this brisk morning when we decided to embark on South Coast Plaza I knew these would be perfectly toasty. Well... in a mall full of people, in stores with their heaters on full blown I began to get overwhelmed, and sweaty, but I really couldn't de-layer. I kept feeling my face thinking I was getting a fever and shopping seemed like torture. I thought this was some quick onset flu. Quickly, I decided to go into a fitting room and try something on, aka rip these tights off... oh sweet bliss. These babies are like little heaters wrapped around your legs! Not meant for indoors and certainly not meant for California's version of winter. Needless to say, it was not the flu and life resumed to normal after a change of clothes and a sandwich. 

I am tucking these away and saving them for amore appropriate time like, a walk in the snow or something.



18 comments:

  1. I had no idea such things were made! Love the layers girl! And thanks again for yesterday! :)

    The Mrs. and The Momma

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  2. The outfit looks really great, but I had no clue that tights like that even existed.
    xo, Maria

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    1. Yes they are so soft and cozy but SO HOT!

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  3. you look so chic!!love your coat
    kisses from Milano

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  4. Those tights look oh so cozy and I swear, I wear jackets into the store and constantly regret doing so. :P Luckily they're easy to whip off, haha!

    I love that jacket, BTW!!!

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    1. But I had nothing to take off! It was miserable!! Next time I will layer accordingly!

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  5. super super super cute outfit.
    i love that it looks so comfortable yet so chic!
    i would totally rock this fit.

    Redheaded Daybook

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  6. this outfit is cutie pie brown! loving it.

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  7. I love the layered effect and once it keeps you warm it is perfect :)
    I am following you now and would love for you to follow along.
    Jillian
    http://puzzlemecomplete.blogspot.com/2013/01/the-true-meaning-of-love-for-me.html

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  8. I just got some fleece leggings too! I use mine for running mostly, but they are just the warmest! Perfect outfit!

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  9. layering sweaters over summer dresses is my go-to right now!
    great way to rock a new outfit without breaking the bank

    xo the egg out west.

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  10. Saw this on Effortless Anthropologie and just love it! Such great layering. And yes-- fleece lined tights are simply the best :)
    xx, Emily
    http://soanthro.com

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  11. I love that while needing layers you're still drinking an iced coffee drink. I'm the same way. Folks ask if I'm crazy but I can't help it. :)

    And I love that bag btw. Urban Outfitters has some great deals.

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    1. Well I was on fire from the inside out! HAHA!!! I needed some icy goodness!

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  12. Cute outfit and cute story! Thank goodness for dressing rooms ... :)

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