It’s June but the last two days have been in the low 60s and upper 50s, Wisconsin weather gotta love it! The cool air, rain drizzle, and fog over the lake puts me in a fall frame of mind. I start thinking about warm chunky cable knit sweaters, leggings, boots, hot drinks, a good book, and a relaxing place to sit.
Sweater, Leggings, Boots, Bag
This outfit looks so comfy but I hope I don’t need to bother with heavy clothing for a couple of months. Summer where are you??
PS. I apologize for the poor looking fashion board, I didn’t have my laptop with Photoshop with me
Spring in Wisconsin, it means you have to be ready for heat, cold, rain, floods, and snow storms. And no, I’m not joking about the snow storm part, it’s happened before. I think I carry more extra clothes around in Spring than any other season. I can go to Lake Michigan in the morning wearing a jacket and pants, then drive out to my in-laws in Muskego and have to change into a skirt and a tank top. It’s just all around crazy weather. But it can be a little fun when you get to experience 4 season in one week 🙂
This outfit would be for a normal weekend day (I work all week and have no time to go anywhere. I live for the weekends)maybe start out at home on my balcony listening to the birds and the trains or at a coffee shop watching people be anti-social taping away on their computers. Then downtown for some grocery shopping and a walk. And who knows maybe I’ll end my evening at my mom’s, my dad’s or my in-law’s for a bonfire.
Two outfits, sometimes the second outfit is in the car and sometimes I go home in between to change.
For the Day:
Whatever you do today, make sure you enjoy it!
This past weekend my husband and I attended a family wedding. The church ceremony was lovely and short, perfect. The Pastor have an interesting speech on how marriage is like a sturdy chair. The Pastor had one of the groomsmen sit on the chair and then had him carry it out during the procession. That chair bit came back when the groomsman and bridesmaid entered with the wedding party at the reception. He carried her in on a chair. It was quite funny! The reception was beautiful and fun. I think everyone really did enjoy themselves, some… maybe a little too much with the open beer and wine bar.
Here are some pictures from the weekend
The couple pouring the unity sand
My sister-in-law, cousin, aunt-in-law, and me
A glass of wine before dinner
My husband and I before dinner (bad lighting)
The entire meal
Martini glass center pieces
The dance floor
I have to admit I’m a little nervous with this post because instead of a fashion board, it’s an outfit that I’m wearing.
The dress is comfy, fits great, and looks professional enough that I can wear it to work…. Once the weather warms up and stays above 35 for more than 2 days.
I was wondering if my husband would ever take the picture.
Dress (Maurices) | Bracelets (Pura Vida ) | Heels, Necklace and Earrings (Mine)
Pepper, he insisted he to be in pictures
Now that his picture is being taken, he doesn’t look so happy.
The bracelets I have on are from Pura Vida, I wear these 2 whenever my brother is deployed. The are very durable, I’ve had them on this time about 3 months straight.
Maybe I’ll do more outfits instead of fashion boards, if it gets warm out.
Pictures taken by my husband, Adam.
For this weeks outfit I wanted to create something for my sister-in-law. I was trying to figure out an outfit with the colors she likes and pieces that can be fashioned with clothing she already has. Plus, I wanted find some pieces that she could wear together as an outfit for when my brother comes home from deployment.
So here are the clothing pieces I came up with. I might have gone a little over board with the jewelry/accessories but you can never go wrong with having plenty of options for icing on your outfit!
Dress |Bolero | Shirt | Skirt | Blue Shirt | Shorts | Shoes
Purse(1) | Bracelets(2) | Earrings(3) | Earrings(4) | Necklace Set(5) | Sunglasses(6)