Thursday, November 29, 2012

OOTD: GAP Faux Fur Vest + Driving through Kansas

If you follow my blog you know that I was in Kansas for Thanksgiving with my boyfriend.  After having spent our days eating (everything in sight), and watching movies, it was time to move on and visit some of his college buddies.
So we packed into our mini-van rental, and drove.
And drove.

Kansas is flat.  It's got a lot of land and few buildings out near the open road.  It was definitely different for me to see the natural landscape, and lack of skyscrapers, but it was a welcomed change.  It was peaceful and I was happy.

Oh, and I'd like to dispel a popular misconception: tumbleweeds do not constantly 'tumble' throughout the landscape my friends.  In fact, I didn't see any while I was there (inside joke, sort of).

Dressing for a cold weather climate can be a bit challenging because you're not spending most of your time outside (hopefully) so the moment you get indoors, and the heat is on, you have to peel off all of your layers.  Because of this, I kept it simple; I didn't really accessorize this look so that the feature would be the vest. to wear a vest? Easy. Long sleeves, leggings and boots - the official cold weather uniform.

What I'm Wearing: 

Vest: GAP Fitted Puffer Vest(Take 25% off w/ code GAP25) - Similar here & here & here( 40% off).
Leggings: Newport News (sold out) - Similar here & here.
Boots: Sofft via Claremont style. (Unbeatable price - from $189 to $60!! And SO comfortable/ TTS) Available in black here.
Oxblood Sweater: Gap (Soldout) similar here & here.
White Fleece: Old Navy Women's Performance Fleece V-Neck.  This is only $8! And with your Old Navy card you can save 30% using code STUFFSAVE; if you don't have a card, you can save 20% at checkout by entering code ONHOLIDAY.


alison*elle said...

It is so farm-y behind you, haha! Love the vest :)

xo, alison*elle

katja nyquist said...

HAHAHAHA! farm-y!

I love this post! Only you would look fashionable and cute on farm land! :-D
All your photos are beautiful! especially that blue sky! I also really like your boots! That is a extremely good deal btw!

Great Post!

xo KCN

Amy Soto said...

Nice outfit! I totally agree about functioning layers. Fashion also has to be functional.
Thanks for visiting my blog. Now following

Xo Amy,

Sarah Mira Park said...

I wish I could have gotten a better look at your boots! I've been looking for a cute pair of casual boots!

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Samantha said...

LOVE this outfit! So perfect for Kansas and Happy belated Thanksgiving!

I followed you on GFC too - Seriously, we've been following each for awhile so I thought it was all done! Don't we see each other on instagram and twitter too?

xo, sam

**Style of Sam**

Deanne Castro said...

Love that vest! It looks so cozy!

Love your blog!

Thanks for leaving a sweet comment on my blog!

P.s. I am now following you!


Annette Tang said...

love the vest!!


~Mom Wife Boss Life~ said...

Love the boots...6pm is my fave shoe site!

check me out and we can follow eachother?!

xx Kelly

Lisa said...

so cute :) i lovee your furry hooded vest! and yes I TOTES live in leggings and boots during the winter!

sepatuholic said...

Great boots, cool vest!

Amy Shaughnessy said...

I love the vest! I'm not a huge fan of coats in the winter so something like this would be perfect for me.


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Alissa said...

It's so hard to dress in Kansas. It's cold and windy in the morning and then sometimes warm in windy in the afternoon. You rocked it!

Annie said...

Love that vest - such a cute outfit! And love the Kansas scenery :)

The Other Side of Gray

Katie said...

what a cute vest! love the fur hood!

The Chic Sheet said...

You look so comfy cozy, chic ;)


Jenny said...

Love a cute, warm and cozy vest! These pictures with the Kansas scenery in the background are beautiful!


The Golden Girls said...

You look so comfy, cozy, and cute! LOVE IT! Hugs from Cali! xx The Golden Girls

the pocketbook said...

Cute :)

Natalie said...

You look so warm & comfy!

Stop by sometime, xo Natalie

Valentina Coco said...

Beautiful pics!!!i'm following you!!!if you like mine, do the same!!
bloglovin follower

Milex said...

wow, totally in love.

Chioma said...

i love this look! those boots and vest are so cute :)

C's Evolution of Style

Rose-Marie said...

Layering! It serves the purpose of warmth which you can take off a layer if you need to, but can also be really cute! I luv cashmere for any item, sweater, hat, scarf, etc. I also make fabric flowers that I often pin to my sweater, hat or make into a necklace - fun! It lightens up a look.

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