Christmas may be over, but winter is still in full swing. So while I packed away all of my Christmas decorations, I did leave a few things out so that I could “winterize” my mantle. I’m all about longevity, so I’m thinking this will work for the next couple of months before I have to…
It could be because it’s been so cold out lately, or maybe it’s because I’m almost 4 months pregnant, but the only thing I want to wear these days are sweatpants…
Unfortunately I own mostly jeans, and due to the expanding belly, I have to wear them with a bellaband, unbuttoned and (lately) unzipped. It’s not the most comfortable thing to wear; especially when you spend a lot of time sitting in front of the computer. My poor baby is probably begging for some less restricted space.
I love, love, love sweater dresses in the fall and winter. They are so easy to throw on, look great with boots and tights, and are comfy enough to make me feel like I’m wearing a blanket (what could be better for a mom?).
A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about my love for affordable, trendy leatherette jackets. Then a few days after that, I picked up this black leatherette jacket at Target on sale for $35 – I’m pretty sure it was meant to be, since I found only one medium shoved in the very back of the rack:
I love a good, cheap leatherette (faux leather) jacket. They last you a season or two, and they’re usually under $50. One day I’ll splurge on an awesome $250 leather jacket that I can wear for years, but for now, my budget loves leatherette.
Remember when ankle boots became popular a few years ago? Well, they’re still a fashion “do,” but they’ve gotten quite a makeover this season. This fall and winter you’re going to find ankle boots in more styles than ever. Here’s a couple of types to try: