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Monday, 10 August 2020

Navy Scarf, Neverfull and Colourful Skinny Jeans: Weekday Wear Link Up

Two identical outfit formulas for today's Weekday Wear Link Up, but outfits for two very different days! Both a winter staple formula of skinny jeans, blue scarves, v-neck tees and cardigans. Accessorised with my Louis Vuitton Neverfull tote bag.

What I wore:

King Island walk outfit sass and bide skinny jeans white tee cardigan bird print scarf and Louis vuitton neverfull | away from blue


Jacket: Paper Scissors grey wrap cardigan
Scarf: navy bird print scarf
TeeAtmos & Here white essential v-neck tee
JeansSass & Bide The Winning Day Lovestate jeans in magenta
BagLouis Vuitton MM damier azur neverfull

Why I wore it:

Wore this for a very fun day at Wellington Point! We were lucky to get there when the tide was out so we could go for a walk out to King Island after lunch. When the tide is out, a sand bridge appears all the way from Wellington Point right onto the island. It's the first time we've been able to walk out there with both boys since my my now 4 old was a baby. The tide has not been in our favour before. The kids enjoyed exploring the island although I did regret the walk the next day - while it's a short walk at a couple of k's there and back, walking on sand is a bit rough on my injured knee, even though I took my shoes off to do it.

I wasn't sure what the weather would be like as last time we were there it was cold and windy - so I picked a light cardigan, my navy scarf and a fun pair of magenta skinny jeans. I really like these magenta jeans with blue and the grey cardigan was a good neutral. I thought the white birds in the print matched the white v-neck tee well too! I didn't end up taking this cardigan off - it was a warm day but the sea breeze meant I kept my arms covered. Although it was busy on the beach it was nice everyone kept their distance!






What I wore:

layred winter burgundy jeans and tee outfit neverfull heart print scarf waterfall cardigan | awayfromblue

navy scarf and cardigan with Louis Vuitton MM damier azur neverfull | awayfromtheblue


Jacket: Jeanswest waterfall drape cardigan in navy night sky marle
ScarfStella McCartney heart print scarf
TeeAtmos & Here black essential v-neck tee
Jeans: Jeanswest Harper skinny pant in Russet
ShoesNew Balance white and blue sneakers
BagLouis Vuitton MM damier azur neverfull

Why I wore it:

A bit of a darker outfit for this cooler day! With the wet weather we headed to our local shopping centre for a bit of a browse and to pick up a few groceries. This was before the recent COVID cases in Brisbane, we are back to shopping online 99% of the time now! But it was good to get some presents for an upcoming birthday party, and treat ourselves to some new books (the kids got some Disney ones) and a Boost juice. They had a colour burst promo on so I decided to try the blue smoothie - not only was it delicious it is the first time I'd have a blue smoothie and I had to get a pic as it matched the blues in my outfit so well!

The Stella McCartney heart print scarf was a bit of matchy-matchy too, with the black in the print matching the black v-neck tee. I liked the navy cardigan with the scarf too, even though they are different shades of blue I think it worked well. The burgundy jeans added a little extra colour and the Louis Vuitton neverfull bag carried all of our water bottles and some snacks for the boys, as well as all of my essentials, so I didn't need to carry the baby bag as well.



How You Can Wear It:

Navy scarves go with so much! For something a little different you can try wearing them with colourful jeans instead of the classic blue denim. It's a good way to add more colour to a classic jeans, tee and cardigan outfit in winter.


Weekday Wear Linkup #82


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Friday, 31 July 2020

30 Ways To Wear Red Skinny Jeans - #30wears Challenge

For this month's post I'm sharing a surprisingly versatile pair of red skinny jeans.

Each month I put together a post showing 30 ways I've worn something from my wardrobe (inspired by the True Cost documentary) to give you some ideas and inspiration for your own wardrobe.


30 Ways To Wear: Red Skinny Jeans


30 ways to wear red skinny jeans | away from the blue blog

I had been wearing these red skinny jeans on repeat recently as they wear so close to 30 wears, and I really wanted to get them over that number this winter. I don't really wear jeans in Brisbane's summer heat, so these are a cold weather outfit option for me. I'm glad to have hit my goal with them now and put together this post to look back on the ways I've worn them.

Cost Per Wear


These jeans have a pretty good cost per wear as I thrifted them (back in 2015) for just $5. It's taken me 5 years to get them up to 30 wears which is not a lot of wear considering I've had them so long, but it is a great cost per wear of just 17 cents. From worrying that they sagged too much when I first bought them (I just had to ease up on the fabric softener!), they have turned out to be a really versatile piece in my wardrobe. Even sticking with fairly safe colour pairings: blues and greys and white and black, I've manged to create a lot of different outfits with these pants. They show beautifully why a bright pair of jeans can be just as wearable as traditional blue denim.


Red Skinny Jeans With Blue


red and blue outfit ideas with skinny jeans | away from blue

Red and blue is a colour combination I wear a lot and these red jeans work so well with any shade of blue - cobalt blue of the knit, a navy tee or even a brighter blue like in the scarf, it just works. You'll see this colour combo pop up a lot in the rest of the post too!



Black Tops With Red Skinny Jeans 


4 ways to wear black tops and red skinny jeans | awayfromtheblue

Probably the easiest way to wear any pair of brightly coloured jeans - just add a black top! This again is something I do a lot with these jeans - a black tank, tee or shirt works so well with the red.



Red Skinny Jeans With Neutrals


3 outfit ideas neutral pieces and red skinny jeans | away from the blue

Similar to the set above, more neutrals. As black isn't the only neutral that goes with these jeans! Tan and grey work well too and you can even add a neutral  printed piece like the leopard scarf or grey mixed print shirt to add even more interest with your neutral piece.



Denim Jackets And Red Jeans


3 ways to wear denim jackets and red skinny jeans | away from blue blog

I don't wear double denim very often. But a brightly coloured pair of jeans like this red pair makes it really easy to double up! A classic blue denim jacket is a nice contrast against the red and makes double denim really easy as the colours are so different.



Printed Tanks With Red Skinny Jeans


3 outfit ideas with red skinny jeans and printed tanks | away from blue

Prints are fun to wear with these red jeans to balance out your outfit a little, so your top makes just as much of a statement as the red pants. If you don't want your outfit to be too loud you can go with neutral printed tanks like I have in the first and third outfits.



Red Jeans With Stripes


4 outfit ideas stripes and red skinny jeans mum style | away from the blue

Stripes are a print worth calling out on their own!  I like the slight nautical vibe of a navy striped top with the red jeans, but black and white stripes look good too. Striped and denim is such a classic combo it works no matter what colour your jeans!



Red Skinny Jeans With Print Mixing


3 ways to wear red skinny jeans with print mixing | away from the blue

While it's fun to add a print to red jeans you don't have to stop at one print! As you can see here I've paired printed pieces like the striped tank or a printed cardi with more print mixing, with the scarves and bag and even in the middle the printed tank and cardigan together. I feel an outfit with bright jeans is a fun way to try out a new print mix as the jeans take most of the focus anyway!



Matching Red Jeans With Other Red Pieces In Your Outfit



Last but by no means least this is another favourite way to wear these jeans, with a little matchy-matchy! It can be something as small as the red floral print on the kimono, or the red on the rainbow knit. Or a bit bigger and bolder with the red bag or a red scarf. Matchy-matchy is always a fun outfit idea and one I wear often!


Red Skinny Jeans Under $50:





Wednesday, 29 July 2020

The Magnificent 8: Hello Yellow!

For something different, sharing a Wednesday post again. I am not yet returning to the 3 posts a week I did before Coronavirus hit, this is a special post as I've joined the Magnificent Eight! The theme today is "Hello Yellow", one I had a lot of fun with as I have quite a few yellow pieces in my wardrobe now! 

So I'm sharing two outfits, one I wore on the weekend and the other during the week for the school run. Because even though it's a blog collaboration it wouldn't be my blog if I wasn't showing you what I actually wore, would it! Scroll down to see them and find out more about the Magnificent 8 ladies!


What I wore:

mustard yellow cardigan with black nobody denim skinny jeans converse navy bag mixed print tank | awayfromblue

mustard cardigan, Rebecca Minkoff Micro Bedford zip satchel in twilight | away from the blue

awayfromblue Instagram | hellow yellow mustard cardi mixed print tank black nobody denim skinny jeans navy micro bedford bag

Jacket: thrifted SES Fashions mustard yellow cardigan
Necklace: navy and silver circle pendant tassel necklace
Tank: thrifted Target mixed print colourful printed tank
JeansNobody Denim Siren skinny super high-rise jeans in power black denim (c/o)
ShoesConverse Chuck Taylor All Star low in black
BagRebecca Minkoff Micro Bedford zip satchel in twilight

Why I wore it:

I had this cardigan in mind for the Hello Yellow theme and was wondering what top to wear with it, as it was so warm I decided on a tank. This tank was also thrifted, just like the cardi, and the yellow in the mixed print works so well with the mustard cardigan! It was an extremely warm day so a scarf wasn't needed, I even rolled up the sleeves of my cardigan for a bit!

Kept the rest of my outfit neutral with the Converse and my black Nobody Denim skinny jeans, and the navy Rebecca Minkoff micro Bedford bag

Simple but colourful for a warm winter day in the playground. Even though we hadn't had any COVID cases in our state for 8 days at the time I was still a little unsure about taking the kids to a playground for the first time since Iso! I seemed to be the only one worried, the playground was so busy! The kids had a blast playing there even though they had to wait their turn a few times. We used to visit playgrounds regularly before everything happened, so it was nice to get back to it, and easier on my injured knee than the exploring around local trails and empty parks that we have been doing instead the past few months.






What I wore:

yellow tee with green skinny jeans navy cardigan and accessories scarf and bedford bag | away from the blue

green and blue outfit with navy Rebecca Minkoff Micro Bedford zip satchel in twilight | awayfromblueRebecca Minkoff Micro Bedford zip satchel in twilight

awayfromtheblue Instagram | yellow tee with green skinny jeans navy scarf cardigan and bag winter school run style

Jacket: Jeanswest waterfall drape cardigan in navy night sky marle
ScarfFashion Scarf Girl navy Geo print tassel scarf (c/o)
Tee: Jeanswest essential v-neck tee in elfin yellow
Jeans: thrifted ASOS petite green skinny jeans
ShoesConverse Chuck Taylor All Star low in white
BagRebecca Minkoff Micro Bedford zip satchel in twilight

Why I wore it:

This outfit was pulled together from other outfits I've worn before! It's not the first time I've worn the scarf and cardigan together, and I really liked this yellow tee last time I wore it with olive green jeans so I wanted to try it with these green jeans as well. I added the navy Rebecca Minkoff micro Bedford bag as it matches so nicely with the navy scarf and cardigan, and again was a nice neutral with the bright top and jeans.

Was a quiet day - doing the school run and taking the little one out to hunt for more books at the opshops. With it being No Buy July I wasn't going to browse for clothes but thought we could go have a look for some books. The kids always like picking up a book or two whenever we stop at an opshop. And with getting back into reading over Iso after my neighbour started up a virtual book club, I wanted to have a browse of the books for myself as well! Was a fun way to spend a small part of the morning after school drop off.



How You Can Wear It:

Yellow is such a cheerful colour to wear - and it pairs well with other brights too! Try it with green, blue, navy, or keep it simple and stick with neutral black skinny jeans.





The Magnificent 8

The Magnificent 8 is a collaboration of 8 stylish women, ranging in age from early 20’s to early 80’s. The mission of this collaboration is to showcase how ageless style is. There are no age restrictions on style. So wear what you want, when you want, add a smile, and strut your style with confidence. And be sure to check out all 7 of these other amazing ladies!





Every quarter, the group chooses a theme and each create an outfit that suits our own personal tastes and fashion choices and we post them on the last Wednesday of every third month. So be sure to go check out everyone’s posts with the links above for style inspiration at any age as they show you their take on the "Hello Yellow" theme!


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Friday, 24 July 2020

Striped Tees and Skull Scarves With Green Jeans

Two outfits with very similar formulas that look really different. Green skinny jeans, striped tees, skull scarves and cardigans for spending time outside with the boys.

What I wore:

navy stripe tee green skinny jeans cardigan skull scarf and nylon backpack walking trail outfit | awayfromblue

Rebecca Minkoff Julian nylon backpack in bright blue | awayfromtheblue

bush trail walking outfit green skinny jens cardigan skull scarf nylon backpack baby bag | awayfromblue Instagram

Jacket: Paper Scissors grey wrap cardigan
ScarfAlexander McQueen azure wool skull scarf
Tee: Jeanswest striped split hem tee
Jeans: thrifted ASOS petite green skinny jeans
ShoesNew Balance white and blue sneakers
Bag: Rebecca Minkoff Julian nylon backpack in bright blue

Why I wore it:

Making the most of the nice weather during the school holidays, and also partly because hubby was still working from home and needed some quiet, I took the kids out to our fave walking trail. Picked because it's a really short and easy walk through the bush with beautiful views. It's under a kilometre too so I knew my injured knee could cope it it. Still wore my daggy but supportive running shoes anyway and I'm glad I did as we went off the trail a lot! We were out for hours finding "new" paths through the bush as the kids explored and I let them pick where we went. (Just a note that I know the track well, I always knew where we were and there are enough pointers around the landscape that a short walk in any direction would reorient you if you did get lost. A lot of the different paths we took were the old trail or accessing the trail from other directions so weren't just rushing off blindly. Be careful not to deviate from the trail unless you can do so safely.) My knee certainly started complaining that evening from all the extra walking!

I added the blue and teal skull scarf for a touch of colour with the navy stripe tee and the green skinny jeans. The scarf did come off quite quickly though as the day warmed up, I even considered taking the cardigan off a few times too. Keeping to the practical outfit I didn't take a bag of my own and just put my things and our water bottles and snacks in the Rebecca Minkoff Julian backpack I use as a baby bag. Was a really fun morning out!






What I wore:

neutral playdate outfit olive skinny jeans stripe tee skull scarf navy cardigan grey bag | away from blue

Rebecca Minkoff MAB mini in soft grey worn in crook of arm  | away from the blue


Jacket: Jeanswest waterfall drape cardigan in navy night sky marle
ScarfAlexander McQueen modal and cashmere skull scarf
TeeAtmos&Here navy stripe v-neck tee
Jeans: Jeanswest Vicki skinny pant in moss green
ShoesConverse Chuck Taylor All Star low in black
BagRebecca Minkoff MAB mini in soft grey (get it second hand)

Why I wore it:

This was another fun day outside! After a quick stop at the Saturday sale at the opshop we headed out to a local park with the boys, until they got hungry for lunch. I used my Rebecca Minkoff mini MAB instead of the baby bag as hubby was with us and could carry a backpack.

After the morning at the park, we spent the afternoon at yet another park for a playdate. Which didn't quite go according to plan...but luckily there was an entrepreneurial lady selling ice cream and taking advantage of the weekend crowds so we grabbed some ice cream and sat down on the beach enjoying the last of the sun's rays. As the kids got muddier and muddier running into the water 😂 Baths, a movie and an early dinner made it the perfect end to a hectic day.

I like this navy cardigan with the olive skinny jeans, especially as it matches the navy stripe tee.  I felt the outfit needed another layer as it was quite a windy day, this neutral taupe Alexander McQueen skull scarf was the perfect finishing touch. My knee was really sore by the end of the day though, Converse not as supportive for all the running around!


How You Can Wear It:


A skull scarf is a fun print mix with a stripe tee and jeans combo. You can go brighter like the first outfit with the blue and bold green skinny jeans, or stick with neutrals like the taupe, olive and navy second outfit.


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Monday, 20 July 2020

Matching Scarves To Skinny Jeans - Weekday Wear Link Up

At it again with my matchy-matchy! Picking some colours out of these Fashion Scarf Girl Scarves I bought last month to build an outfit around. While I just posted these scarves last week, this time around I'm adding them to more colourful outfits with my skinny jeans. I wanted to wear them twice close together to meet my "wear any new purchase twice in the month I buy it" goal. Luckily I managed to wear both of these twice just before the end of June! Still going strong with No Buy July this month so far.


What I wore:

pink and purple skinny jeans and grey tee outfit matching printed scarf | awayfromblue

sass and bide magenta skinny jeans with  Rebecca Minkoff 2012 sky grey mini MAC bag | awayfromtheblue

awayfromblue Instagram | pink and purple cardigan and skinny jeans outfit with grey tee and super cute fluffy dog

Jacket: Jeanswest Peggie kimono cardigan in purple mulberry marle
ScarfFashion Scarf Girl lush forest scarf
TopAtmos&Here grey Arizona zip tee
JeansSass & Bide The Winning Day Lovestate jeans in magenta
ShoesConverse Chuck Taylor All Star low in black
BagRebecca Minkoff 2012 sky grey mini MAC bag

Why I wore it:

A colourful outfit for a bit of a sad day. Added all the colour to cheer myself up a bit, with my Sass and Bide magenta skinny jeans and purple cardigan. I really like pink and purple together so it won't be the first time I wear these pieces together! Plus the colours matched the pink and purple in the forest print of my scarf, even if the pink is a different shade.

The blue Rebecca Minkoff mini MAC bag matched the colours in the scarf too and I thought the grey tee was a good neutral piece to add to all those colours!

On this day we got to see our dog off as she went home with her family. Originally we were only going to look after her a little while, but as Coronavirus took hold things got more complicated. Plans changed a few times, so with her being with us so long it was a little hard to say goodbye, but nice to see her going home.






What I wore:

matching colourful green printed scarf with green skinny jeans, neutral layers and blue bag | away from the blue

Rebecca Minkoff 2012 sky grey mini MAC bag with green skinny jeans | away from the blue

green scarf matching skinny jeans school run winter outfit with blue bag | awayfromtheblue Instagram

JacketCotton On black knit wrap cardigan
ScarfFashion Scarf Girl colourful print scarf in green
TeeAtmos&Here charcoal grey v neck tee
Jeans: thrifted ASOS petite green skinny jeans
ShoesConverse Chuck Taylor All Star low in black
BagRebecca Minkoff 2012 sky grey mini MAC bag

Why I wore it:

Again, matching the colours in a printed scarf to the colour of my jeans! The green skinny jeans work well with the green print in this scarf, and the blue Rebecca Minkoff mini MAC bag matched the blue bits nicely too! Kept the rest of my outfit a little more neutral with the black cardigan and grey long sleeve tee. I was thankful for this thicker black cardigan in the evening, as we had to again sit outside the hall for my son's sports class as there were too many people training in the venue for the COVID restrictions at the time. The cardigan and scarf kept me extra cosy on a very cold winter night!




How You Can Wear It 

A a colourful printed scarf  can be so easy to wear if you match it to another colourful piece in our outfit, like I have here with the bright skinny jeans, and the cardigan in the first outfit. You can always add a neutral base like a grey tee too to balance out the colours.




Weekday Wear Linkup #79


Welcome to the Weekday Wear linkup! A linkup for you to share your weekday outfits - whether that is office wear or stay at home mum wear - if you wore it on a weekday, you can link it up!

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Friday, 17 July 2020

Adding Colour to Black Skinny Jeans Outfits With Bright Cardigans and Skull Scarves

Adding some colour to monochrome grey tees and black skinny jeans outfits with bright cardigans and Alexander McQueen skull scarves. As sometimes happens when I try to recreate an outfit formula that worked once, this had mixed results! One outfit I loved, one I felt a little unsure about.

What I wore:


monochromatic grey tee black skinny jeans outfit with bright accessories red cardigan blue teal skull scarf RM love bag | away from blue

red cardigan with Rebecca Minkoff Love cross body bag in grey | away from the blue


Jacket: Jeanswest waterfall drape cardigan in scarlett marle
ScarfAlexander McQueen azure wool skull scarf
TeeAtmos&Here charcoal grey v neck tee
JeansNobody Denim Siren skinny super high-rise jeans in power black denim (c/o)
ShoesConverse Chuck Taylor All Star low in black
Bag:  Rebecca Minkoff Love cross body bag in grey

Why I wore it:

This outfit I loved! I really like these black Nobody Denim skinny jeans, they go with everything and are so comfortable to wear. They look good with Converse and I like the monochromatic look with the dark grey tee but I knew this outfit would need a little extra colour and a few extra layers for warmth on the cold winter morning school run.

This red waterfall cardigan is both cosy and colourful, and really pops with the grey and black. I wanted to add even more colour and this teal and azure skull scarf was the perfect accessory. Being a thicker wool blend made it an extra good choice as it was a very chilly morning!

With the colourful layers I thought a neutral bag would be best so I wore my little grey Rebecca Minkoff love bag. It was overdue a wear!





What I wore:

Sass & Bide Playman skinny jeans with converse pink adn yellow winter layers cardigan skull scarf and rebecca minkoff love bag | awayfromblue

mustard cardigan with Rebecca Minkoff quilted Love cross body bag in grey | away from blue


Jacket: thrifted SES Fashions mustard yellow cardigan
ScarfAlexander McQueen pink pashmina in skull and floral print
Tee: thrifted Cotton on grey tunic tee
JeansSass & Bide Playman skinny jeans
ShoesConverse Chuck Taylor All Star low in black
Bag:  Rebecca Minkoff Love cross body bag in grey

Why I wore it:

Again with the black jeans, Converse and grey tee and bright layers. Although I didn't like this implementation of the outfit formula as much as the one above. I do love this mustard yellow cardigan worn with the yellow and pink skull scarf, it's a combination I've worn before. And while I loved the grey tee, chevron print skinny jeans and mustard cardigan together I felt I needed to add a little extra layer to keep warm when I ran a quick errand during my lunch break.

I just feel that these jeans work better when they are the only statement in the outfit though, especially after looking at the pics. I liked all the pieces but I preferred the outfit before I added the scarf! Need to try wear these jeans more when it's warmer so I have to layer less.

Despite being a bit unimpressed when I looked at the photos I did like this outfit, it was comfortable and easy for working from home, a zoom meeting and running a quick errand at lunch time.
Black jeans and a grey tee is an easy monochrome outfit base you can add more colourful layers to in winter. You can pick a contrasting scarf and cardigan for a big burst of colour against the neutrals.


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Friday, 10 July 2020

Monochrome Stripe Tank and Skinny Jeans Outfits With Bright Accessories

Adding some colour to neutral outfits with bright accessories: my magenta Rebecca Minkoff Edie crossbody bag and blue and purple scarves. I really liked both of these outfits, I need to wear things like this more often! I've been trying to introduce more colour to my outfits lately but there's something so simple about neutral outfits and adding pops of colours with bright accessories.

What I wore:

adding colour to a moncohrome stripe tank black skinny jeans outfit with blue Louis Vuitton shawl scarf and pink bag | awayfromblue

Rebecca Minkoff Edie small crossbody bag in magenta pink with grey cardigan | awayfromtheblue

awayfromtheblue Instagram | monochrome outfit with blue louis vuitton shawl and magenta pink edie bag
 
Jacket: Paper Scissors grey wrap cardigan
ScarfLouis Vuitton monogram shawl in bleu
Tank: Jeanswest 'Josie' striped back strap tank
JeansNobody Denim Siren skinny super high-rise jeans in power black denim (c/o)
ShoesConverse Chuck Taylor All Star low in black
BagRebecca Minkoff Edie small crossbody bag in magenta 

Why I wore it:

I really liked this outfit! Didn't exactly keep me as warm as I'd hoped in the morning though, the three-quarter length sleeves on the cardigan were a bit chilly for the school drop off. Of course by the school pick up in the afternoon I was feeling like the cardigan and scarf were a bit too warm together!

This Louis Vuitton monogram shawl is so cosy and warm. I really like the pop of colour it gives to the striped tank, and pink and blue being a go-to favourite colour of mine I liked the magenta Rebecca Minkoff Edie bag with this cobalt blue too.

Was a quiet day at home most of the time, aside from the school pickup and drop off and grabbing another loaf of bread on the way home.


Last worn: grey cardigan, Louis Vuitton shawl, stripe tank, Nobody Denim skinny jeans, Converse, Rebecca Minkoff Edie crossbody bag.

Other ways to weargrey cardigan and purple jeans, Louis Vuitton shawl and maxi skirt, stripe tank in the office, Nobody Denim skinny jeans in monochrome outfit, Converse for long-haul flight, Rebecca Minkoff Edie crossbody bag and shorts.

Perfect for pregnancystripe tank in second trimesterConverse in third trimester.


Rebecca Minkoff Edie Crossbody Bag Review:






What I wore:



monochrome stripe tank grey skinny jeans converse cardigan with pink bag purple scarf winter school run style | away from blue

black cardigan with Rebecca Minkoff Edie small crossbody bag in magenta  | away from the blue

awayfromblue Instagram | school run winter mum style skinny jeans stripes monochrome outfit with pink and purple

JacketCotton On black knit wrap cardigan
ScarfMarc by Marc Jacobs mauve square scarf
TankAtmos & Here Oregon stripe tank
Jeans: Jeanswest Cecile dove grey skinny jeans
ShoesConverse Chuck Taylor All Star low in black
BagRebecca Minkoff Edie small crossbody bag in magenta 

Why I wore it:

Unlike the outfit above, this outfit felt really warm, all day! I felt a bit overdressed in this thick knitted cardigan as we walked around the shopping centre in the morning after school drop off. We had to try find a pair of shoes for my youngest boy, but thankfully he liked the first pair we tried on. We went to a proper kids shoe store which is not normally where I'd buy the kids shoes, as they ruin them quite quickly, but they had a sale on so it wasn't too bad. We'd had no luck at Kmart, Target or Big W as they are all suffering from low stock levels because of the virus impacts to imports. Although I think the Target stocking issues may partly be due to them closing down so many stores as well? (Our Aussie brands are different from the US ones and so our Kmarts are taking over closing Target stores). Just gives me more reasons to stay home though - not a lot to browse through in the shops!

This was a very dark outfit with the black tank and cardigan, and the grey jeans. I think that the purple scarf and the magenta bag were just the right touches of colour with it, and purple and pink is another colour combination I really enjoy.



How You Can Wear It:

Bright bags and scarves add the perfect touch of colour to a neutral layered winter outfit. For a little extra pop you can pick two different colours for your accessories like I have here.




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