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Thursday, December 8, 2016

5 Outfits With a Grey Cardigan

Outfits With a Grey Cardigan
While I've always been into cardigans, over the last year or so I have unconsciously moved from the thinner and more fitted cardigans to these thicker oversized cardigans.  On Instagram I've worn both the maroon and grey versions of this cardigan a ton, and I've already blogged a remix with the maroon version HERE.  Why not time for a grey cardigan remix?  :D

Usually for remix posts I try to create distinct outfits by not using the same pieces over and varying them instead, or by creating outfits for different activities (dressy, casual, work, etc.)  In case it wasn't obvious, sometimes that means I haven't personally worn every outfit if they haven't worked yet for my lifestyle (usually the dressy or work looks), but I show them as ideas to give you a wider range of how to remix a piece.  

ANYWAY, that might have been nonessential info, haha.  It's just to contrast that to today's remix, which are all outfits I've actually worn!  That's why they're all in the casual realm, repeat a lot of other pieces, and aren't super distinct from each other.  A grey cardigan has been the perfect finish to a lot of my softer color palettes, but it would also work with something bolder like my red plaid shirt (THIS one).

Here are all the outfit details!


1. Blush + Black Jeans
I almost did black booties here, but I liked the mix of neutrals with taupe booties thrown in better!  I've been loving blush this year, and I really, really, really love it with grey.

Shop for the Look:
Top: Nordstrom (pretty similar, exact--in other colors)
Cardigan: Nordstrom (exactsimilarsimilar)
Jeans: Paige (exact--sale, similar--much cheaper, similar--much cheaper)
Boots: Nordstrom (exact--25% off, exact--in one more color, similar--25% off)
Bag: Nordstrom (exact)
Watch: c/o Daniel Wellington (exact)
Necklace: c/o Dear Mushka (exact)


2. Green/Navy Plaid + Mustard Yellow
Gotta love green with mustard yellow.  The grey cardigan is a perfect neutral to complement the two colorful pieces and complete the look.  

Shop for the Look:
Top: Old Navy (exact--sale for $18!, similar)
Cardigan: Nordstrom (exactsimilarsimilar)
Jeans: Nordstrom (similar)
Boots: Fergalicious (similar)
Scarf: (similarsimilarsimilar)
Bag: Nordstrom (exact)
Watch: c/o Daniel Wellington (exact)


3. Tunic + Leggings + Printed Scarf
I already talked about how awesome these leggings are HERE, and I was finally in cold enough weather to wear a huge blanket scarf when we visited Northern California during Thanksgiving week.  I still love this outfit so much!

Shop for the Look:
Top: Nordstrom (exact)
Cardigan: Nordstrom (exactsimilarsimilar)
Leggings: Nordstrom (exact--see review HERE)
Scarf: c/o ModCloth (exact, very similar)
Boots: Fergalicious (similar)
Bag: Nordstrom (exact)
Watch: c/o Daniel Wellington (exact)


4. Neutrals + Pop of Mustard
I'm pretty in love with this simple look full of basics.  I love all these neutrals mixed together, but to me, the addition of the mustard scarf makes the whole outfit!  

Shop for the Look:
Top: H&M (similar, similar)
Cardigan: Nordstrom (exactsimilarsimilar)
Jeans: Nordstrom (exact--sale for 25% off, similar--much cheaper and one of my fave brands for stretch, similar--also cheaper and another of my fave brands)
Boots: Nordstrom (exact--25% off, exact--in one more color, similar--25% off)
Bag: Nordstrom (almost exact)
Scarf: (similarsimilarsimilar)
Watch: (similar)



5. Olive + White
Olive is another pseudo-neutral, like blush, that helps make a softer palette with the grey cardigan.

Shop for the Look:
Tee: Nordstrom (exact)
Cardigan: Nordstrom (exactsimilarsimilar)
Jeans: LOFT (similar)
Boots: Target (similarsimilar)
Bag: Nordstrom (exact)
Necklace: c/o Dear Mushka (similar)

Overall, I've done a lot of neutral looks, but that's because I've been pretty into neutrals lately.  Perhaps I'll need to do an updated grey cardigan remix to show some outfits with more color, but for now hopefully this gives you some ideas for how to use your grey cardigan!  


PMT Winter Style Challenge
If you'd love further help building a mix-and-match wardrobe AND guidance on how to put them into tons of outfits, stay tuned for an upcoming Putting Me Together Winter Challenge!  I'll post all about it tomorrow with a GIVEAWAY.  In a nutshell, you'll get a list of pieces to help you put together a winter capsule wardrobe (including 4+ shopping options and plus sized options for each item), 45 days of outfit ideas laid out for you, and access to a private Facebook group of other soon-to-be-friends who are also taking the challenge.

Sooo many of you have written saying that you've wanted more hands on style help, so here it finally is!  If you've ever wanted someone to just tell you exactly what to buy to have a mix-and-match wardrobe, this is for you.  If you've ever written to me or thought to yourself, "I have many of the pieces that you show now, but I still need help putting together the outfits!" YOU WILL LOVE THIS CHALLENGE.  If you've wanted to sharpen your remixing skills, this will help you!  If you've wanted to connect with other women who are growing their style and have fun doing it together, this will give that to you.  If you want 30 of my best style tips to pull together your outfits, you'll have them at your fingertips to put into action one at a time.  If you don't want to think about what to wear for 45 days, this is perfect for you.  If you want to have fun with your style and grow it while making the most of your closet, jump in!

Registration will open on Friday, December 16th, but tomorrow I will share all the details so you have time to think about if you wanna join.  (Or if you wanna ask for it for Christmas!  :D  )  Plus I'll be giving away some free memberships to the challenge!  


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