a colorful cardigan

Cardigan: c/o Sheinside (on sale!), Dress: Kohl’s (on sale!), Clutch: c/o Hearts, Necklace: Sophistifunk, Boots: Kohl’s (on sale!)

Isn’t it funny how sometimes the days you feel like you have absolutely nothing to wear also turn out to be the days that you end up loving your outfit? I’ve found that all it takes is a little creativity within my closet and a few staple items to complete a look. My main problem when shopping is that I absolutely LOVE statement pieces, like this cardigan, but don’t tend to gravitate towards a lot of neutral pieces because they’re just not as fun to shop for. As I’ve gotten older, I’ve realized that less is more and that a simple black maxi dress, like this one, can be styled numerous ways and help to minimize my wardrobe.

*I’m linking up with Because Shanna Said So and The Pleated Poppy.

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  1. February 5, 2014 / 8:44 am

    Gorgeous! I think my problem is that I have too many staple pieces too lol I love your clutch!

    -Chelsea
    chelsandthecity.blogspot.com

  2. February 5, 2014 / 9:22 am

    You are the queen of pattern-mixing, I've found πŸ™‚

  3. February 5, 2014 / 2:10 pm

    I just ordered that cardigan! It's beyond fabulous! I loved how you paired it with a black maxi. I think it would be great in the summer time over a bikini!

    xx
    -Meranda |Leopardista|

  4. February 5, 2014 / 2:39 pm

    awesome outfit! you look great!

  5. February 5, 2014 / 3:11 pm

    Visiting from the Random Wednesday Link-up! I love this look! Such a cool pairing of the long coat and dress.

    <3 Vicki
    wildeinthecity.blogspot.com

  6. February 5, 2014 / 3:30 pm

    Love how simple this look is even with the color! You look gorgeous!

    L,
    Vicky
    themummychronicles.com

  7. February 5, 2014 / 4:13 pm

    Love every single thing about this outfit! You look amazing and effortlessly put together. Love;)

  8. February 5, 2014 / 4:49 pm

    I totally feel the same way! Definitely love that you paired this cardigan with the maxi – so pretty.

    xo, Kylie Rae

  9. February 5, 2014 / 5:13 pm

    What a cute cardigan! I love the length and how you paired it with a long maxi dress as well. Adorable!

    xo, Courtney
    shabbyloveschic.com

  10. February 5, 2014 / 5:46 pm

    First, I love your hair like that. Second, that is such a gorgeous outfit that I could never pull off haha

  11. February 5, 2014 / 9:11 pm

    Boho chic! Love the cardi.
    Adela x

    Misspinkstyle.net

  12. February 5, 2014 / 10:00 pm

    Wow!! That is quite the cardigan, and you put together a gorgeous outfit, lady! Lovely!

  13. February 6, 2014 / 12:10 am

    that is possibly the awesomest cardigan ever

  14. February 6, 2014 / 12:22 am

    I love your style! Very very cute!
    It's fun to take risks on statement pieces…and have the solid staples to balance everything out. well done!

    Alyssa
    http://www.alyssabarnettbeauty.com

  15. February 6, 2014 / 1:04 am

    This is very pretty. Looks fantastic on you!

  16. February 6, 2014 / 1:33 am

    definitely agree that you can style a black maxi dress in so many ways!

    great outfit! πŸ™‚

    Found your post via What I Wore link up… hope you stop by and let me know your thoughts on my outfit. πŸ™‚

    Rhea, Et Cetera – mixing patterns and texture

  17. February 6, 2014 / 12:17 pm

    ohhh my god. I need this outfit! Both main pieces for under $50! That is awesome!

  18. February 6, 2014 / 3:57 pm

    So glad I ran across your blog, loving your style! I love love everything about this outfit. Although I'm not sure if it would look as good on me. I feel like the print and length might swallow my 5'2" frame. Thoughts?

    Stephanie
    http://vainandsimple.blogspot.com/

    P.S. Following you, looking forward to more stylish looks!

  19. February 6, 2014 / 7:05 pm

    So bright and colorful! Love it!

    Xo,
    Whitney

    peachesinapod.blogspot.com

  20. February 7, 2014 / 3:18 am

    I am so excited to find your blog Brie! You have the best style and your pictures are so gorgeous! Can't wait to follow.

  21. February 8, 2014 / 3:59 pm

    Your black maxi dress paired with the colorful cardigan is a great look. Amazing photos.

    pinkandnavystripes.com

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