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Friday, January 23, 2015

Random Roundup: #RemixFix2015 edition

Happy Friday! You know what that means! iPhone selfie dump time Random Roundup! I actually love doing these posts for you guys, as to be quite honest, the proper blog photos are fun and I enjoy them - and I miss them when I don't get to do them. However, you can't get more real than the selifes! Plus, they're easier to "pose" for. I'm just not a good poser. Ha! But anyway, as with all other random roundups, I will only be linking to those items that are still available, so let's get started!

Necklace: Express | Sweater: Neiman Marcus | Top: Express | Bracelets: H&M (gifted) | Bottoms: Express | Booties: Cole Haan

So, everything that I am wearing for the rest of the month really, will be everything in my #RemixFix2015 capsule. I knew I wanted to add some vests to this collection, and it was a task trying to choose which ones I wanted - as I could not pick ALL of them. I decided to have this cream vest be one of them - I feel like it looks just a little bit less sporty than my other ones, and easy to transition from business travel to a casual meeting. Not to mention that it will basically go with any other color.

Necklace: Express | Sweater: Neiman Marcus | Chambray: JCrew Factory Bracelets: H&M (gifted) | Dress: Bailey 44 (worn as a skirt) | Fleece Lined Leggings: TargetBooties: Cole Haan

This was actually my airport outfit to travel home in. Sometimes I prefer traveling in skirts and dresses - especially ones like this that are breathable and not constricting. This dress is the perfect canvas for layering, which is why it was a no brainer capsule piece.

Scarf: H&M | Jacket: ExpressTop: BP | Bottoms: Express (similar) | Boots: ℅ Naturalizer

And just like that, now I'm in New Orleans. We did a bus tour on Friday, and I wasn't sure how much walking we would end up doing so I opted for flat boots, and layers for warmth. It wasn't too terribly cold in New Orleans, but it wasn't necessarily warm either.

Jacket: Express | Top: Gap | Stripe Sweater: Target | Jeans: American EagleShoes: Ash

Speaking of layers, we ended up going to the movies Saturday night - I know, kind of silly to do on vacation, but we had done our share of sight seeing for the day and just needed to unwind for a bit. Rather than nap, we did a movie instead to relax. We watched American Sniper, which was heavy and heartbreaking, but very good. Layers are totally a necessity for the movies.

Top: Gap | Long Sleeve tee: BP | Necklace: Vince Camuto | Skirt: Express | Fleece Lined Leggings: Target | Boots: Vince Camuto (limited stock)

And this was coming home Sunday evening. I ended up layering a long sleeve tee under the plaid top because I wasn't sure how cold it was going to be when we landed, and frankly, I needed to wear as many clothes as possible since my suitcase seemed heavier on the way home. How does that happen?! I ended up being hot ALL day, but I was still happy with the way the outfit turned out, and it was comfortable for the plane.

I just finished the first week of the #RemixFix2015 challenge, and have been able to remix a few pieces already, which is where the fun begins. It's always helpful for me to see the outfits next to each other to full appreciate the remix.

Left (original post here) and Middle: same Bailey 44 dress
Middle and Right: Same sweater, necklace, booties

Wearing a dress as a skirt is one of my favorite ways to remix. I purposely picked a dress that I knew this would be possible with. The black cashmere sweater is definitely more of a no brainer staple.

Striped long sleeve tee 3 ways
Left: Original post here

I knew this long sleeved tee would make my capsule. Not only does it add a nice pop of color that pairs nicely with other palettes, but it's a great base for layering. Even though it's pretty lightweight, it definitely made the flannel shirt feel more like a sweater than just a plain top.

Left (original post here) and Middle: same striped sweater and jeans
Middle and Right: Same jacket and plaid top

Pattern mixing is also pretty important to me and my capsule. It just helps break up the monotony of looks, acting as its own accessory. And finding pieces like this plaid top that I can wear multiple ways (i.e. open or tucked, casual or more dressy) will help you style the same piece again and again.

I'm excited to get other remixes going! We would love to see your remixes on Instagram - post yours and use the hashtag #RemixFix2015!


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9 comments :

  1. I truly love the striped dress and how you remixed it! I've been a remix queen myself lately. Some days I start off feeling uninspired and then BOOM, I find something amazing to wear! All of your looks here are spot on! TGIF!

    www.dressed2dnines.com

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  2. You are the queen of remixing, loving the ash sneakers.

    xo
    PinkSole

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  3. Ah, I love how you recapped the remixes at the end because honestly prior to that, I had not really noticed the repeated pieces. (Aside from the jacket, but outwear is different.) You really are amazing at this! As always, love love the full recap. :)
    Gina - On the Daily Express

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  4. I love these because I feel like I get a little snapshot into your everyday life!

    Amy Ann
    The Real Arnolds

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  5. All of these looks are so cute! Great roundup! Have a good weekend!
    xo, Whitney and Blaire
    Peaches In A Pod

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  6. Your style is always on point! I love all your jackets, scarves, accessories! Everything!
    ~~Megan~~
    http://www.poshprime.com

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  7. Great roundup!! Looks like you're choosing great pieces for your capsule...all right up my alley, so I love seeing how it all gets remixed!
    Kellie @ www.ie-style.com

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  8. Love your amazing style! All great looks!
    OXOX
    Dawn Lucy
    http://fashionshouldbefun.blogspot.com

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  9. Wow...just wow. You really do know how to remix pieces. Nicely done and I love the black and gray outfit. So pretty!!

    Kreyola Jounerys | Instagram

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