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I’m not sure what kind of weather-related phenomenon occurred this week in Maine, but the temperature dropped to record December low of -7 just yesterday! It blows my mind to think this preppy non-Eskimo outfit was shot only a few days prior. Don’t get me wrong– it was still freezing, and I scolded myself for refusing to wear my puffy black jacket over this classic red crewneck sweater and tartan mini skirt. From now on, I’m just going to walk around wrapped in blankets until warmer weather approaches. I’ll be in Florida for Christmas, so I figure I’ll just keep this festive get-up in my suitcase until I can wear it again without literally freezing to death.
Regardless, it makes an adorable Ivy League-esque holiday ensemble, and this versatile tartan mini skirt can be worn year-round. Plus, virtually my entire outfit is from J.Crew Factory, and it’s all on major sale! We’re talking 50-60% off everything, plus an extra 40% off clearance. Head to the bottom of this post for full outfit details and for a special Daniel Wellington discount code.
Isn’t this black-faced Daniel Wellington watch gorgeous? I fell in love with their new modern Classic Black collection the second I saw it! The 36MM boyfriend face is a chic power accessory, and it goes well with everything, especially work wear. Oh, and from now until January 30, 2017, use code DEBUTANTE15 to take 15% off your entire purchase on DanielWellington.com! You can also check out another one of my favorite watches (and possibly my all-time favorite holiday watch) here.
Shop the Look: Sweater: J.Crew Factory, $30 | Oxford: J.Crew Factory, $25 | Tartan Mini Skirt: J.Crew Factory, $30 | Sweater Tights: Halogen, $29 | Booties: Steve Madden, $80 (similar) | Bag: Vera Bradley, $80 | Watch: Daniel Wellington, $199 (use code DEBUTANTE15 to take 15% off through 1/30/17)
For some of my other favorite holiday looks, check out this classic embellished Banana Republic embellished outfit or this Crown & Ivy quilted barn jacket. 8 days ’til Christmas, y’all! Holy Cow– time is flying! What plans do y’all have for the next few days? Just shopping or any fun holiday adventures?