February 7, 2014

Plaid Dress under a Black Sweater with a Black Beret, Leather Jacket, & Red Camera Bag

Happy Friday! Here's an outfit featuring a plaid dress from Target that I've had for quite a few years. It was under my bed in winter storage and didn't get taken out until recently. I figured I should wear it if I'm going to hold onto it. This time I layered a thrifted black sweater and my leather jacket over it. I also added a beret which prompted Jeanie to call me a Scottish biker - or something to that extent. That definitely wasn't my intent, but oh well! This is also the first time I've featured my new Epiphanie camera bag on the blog! It was a Christmas present from Mom and Dad and I love it even though it's about half my size. It's so nicely padded inside and made of really soft red leather.

Leather Jacket, Plaid Dress, Black Beret, & a Red Epiphanie Camera Bag
dress: mossimo - target | sweater: ann taylor loft - thrifted | jacket: ashley by twenty-six international - ross dress for less | tights: forever 21 | boots: hand-me-down | beret: h&m | earrings: charming charlie | bag: epiphanie - sam's club

Red Lola Epiphanie Camera Bag
Sweater over a Red Plaid Dress, Leather Jacket, Beret, Heart Tights, & Ankle Boots
Silver Spike Earrings from Charming Charlie
Black Ankle Boots with Buckles
Black Beret, Black Leather Jacket, and a Sweater over a Plaid Dress
Black Sweater over a Red Plaid Dress, Leather Jacket, Black Beret, Red Camera Bag, & Ankle Boots

I just realized there's a lot of layering going on in this outfit and I really like that! I love the mix of texture and subtle pattern mixing too. Even though I only wore this outfit to Chipotle for an early dinner with Jeanie, I enjoyed wearing it. I always like outfits when I remember to wear hats though! Not to mention this dress is pretty comfy. I should wear it more often!

I specifically posted a red dress outfit today for the American Heart Association's Go Red for women campaign. Today is national wear red day! It's a good reminder to be aware of your heart health and take steps to improve and maintain it. Heart disease is the #1 killer of women. I personally need to increase the amount of cardio exercise I get!

Do you guys have anything fun planned for this weekend? I need to relax a little and get some sleep. There also needs to be some blog reading going on. My life is full of excitement! Have a great start to your weekend!


Keit said...

Looove the camera bag! I love huge bags, and this one is so cool :D The dress is magic, it makes for a great layering canvas! ^_^

The weekend is going to be a lazy one, just like any other :D

Marlen said...

Haha a scottish biker- i think it looks awesome! I always forget to wear my leather jackets- and i mean ALWAYS. i don't even know why i wanted to own one so bad haha. and that camera bag is amazing- i love that it looks like a real purse! i really need to buy one- my poor canon is getting really beat up haha.

xo marlen
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gabrielle said...

obsessed with the fact that your camera bag looks like a purse! i've heard that's really smart for traveling. loving those adorable boots too!


Lady parisienne said...

a very nice look i really love the plaid!

jess said...

That jacket looks great!

Ali Hval said...

This really might be one of my favorite looks from you (I feel like I say that a ton but... it's the truth many, many times, haha!). I love the plaid, I love your bag, and I adoooooore that beret... I have a black beret, too, and now you're really making me want to don it.

Sammi said...

How adorable are you in these photos!? That bag is too cute, and I love the beret on you!

xox Sammi

Laura Go said...

your bag is lovely! I love the little camera charm too :) Hope your weekend is magical!

Sonya Mann said...

I love all the rich red colors--especially your hair--and the reason you wore them! Heart health is really under-discussed when it comes to ladies.

JennaStevie said...

There is something oh so right about pairing plaid and leather together in my mind, they are pretty much meant for each other. I really love this look!
And I love that you're wearing red for heart health too. That's awesome!!

Elana said...

I love the combination of the plaid and the leather jacket! Ha, I love Jeanie's Scottish biker comment. That's hilarious. I was thinking more along that lines of Cher from Clueless' badass friend? ;)


Hannah said...

Ooh I love this outfit, especially the tartan skirt, such a classic pattern! Love the beret too, so cute!dimplesdiaries

mariel janina said...

such a cute outfit, I love the tartan skirt and the jacket, very biker chic indeed :D <3


Lyndsey said...

I'm obsessed with your new camera bag! you literally have the most amazing accessories. I am SO happy you posted about Go Red day! I was planning a post all about February being Heart health awareness month but got caught up in going to my heart doctors (literally)! I love plaid on you, and also you look good in any color. So jelly!

Imogen said...

You're adorable. I especially love your skirt and beret :)

Ester DurĂ£es said...

wow I think I love everything about this outfit, especially your skirt, your bag and your booties! :)
Ester @ Drawing Dreaming

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