Cherry Bomb

January 10, 2013

Pollen Sweaters Inc. sweater, Club Monaco clutch, jeans c/o James Jeans, brother’s shirt,
heels c/o Joe Fresh, short necklace c/o Poshlocket, long necklace c/o Brooklyn Designs

SUUUUUN! I thought I’d never see you again! Obviously, to say that I was excited to see my old friend sunshine would be a huge understatement. What’s more, I had a day of sister fun already planned yesterday, so the sun just made it that much better. Got my nails did, watched the sunset and sipped rooibos. All in all, an amazing day. And while still cold, for a moment it was just warm enough to get away with my thick sweater for about…10 minutes. 
No matter how much I try to work more femme looks back into my repertoire, this fall and winter has been all about tomboy looks. It’s just what I’m feeling lately, which is weird because for years upon years I was almost exclusively a skirt/dress girl. Weird how you go through shifts like that…I can’t pinpoint what would have precipitated this complete 180 but I’m going to just embrace it while it lasts! Have you ever had a complete style switch-up?
PS thanks so much for your feedback on my hair Q yesterday! I’ve made up my mind…and I’m doing it.  I need maybe a few weeks to steel myself for the big chop but I’m pretty set on it now!

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  • Reply pretty little things January 10, 2013 at 1:36 pm

    that red is a great color on you! xo

  • Reply Ramona January 10, 2013 at 2:08 pm

    every season I have style switch- spring/summer I feel more girly and romantic and Fall/Winter I'm tomboy.
    Sound you had a fabulous day! You look gorgeous in this red look.
    xoxo Ra

  • Reply KenzeLee January 10, 2013 at 2:14 pm

    I love a bold color/print combo and that red/animal print is amazing! I also love that profile shot of you, you look so happy πŸ™‚

    X Kenzie

  • Reply Girl and Closet January 10, 2013 at 2:36 pm

    SO excited for your hair chop. I recently went that length that too and love it. My hair is so much easier to style, straighten – it's been great! Oh man, and a major yay for that sunshine. We're supposed to get more this week, and I'm in such desperate need of it. Anywho, you look absolutely beautiful in these photos friend and I can't wait to see you oh-so-soon! Yay!!! xo

  • Reply Heather January 10, 2013 at 2:39 pm

    OOO love the bold red on you. I miss the spring/summer. We've been having mild weather this week in the city and it seriously makes me long for spring. Anyway love your necklaces as well.


  • Reply Neris / Fashion Fractions January 10, 2013 at 3:11 pm

    red looks so fabulous on you! and i love the leopard clutch πŸ™‚


    Fashion Fractions

  • Reply Ginny January 10, 2013 at 3:24 pm

    I think the shoes and clutch are a nice feminine touch and I love this red sweater on you!

  • Reply Nia Langley January 10, 2013 at 3:25 pm

    I'll be glad when I see the sun, as well. The red looks great on you, and I'm excited to see your haircut.

    Take care.

  • Reply Kimberly January 10, 2013 at 4:09 pm

    Absolutely love this color on you – that photo of you in the sunshine is so gorgeous! Also like the slightly preppy twist of this outfit πŸ™‚

  • Reply Maria January 10, 2013 at 4:26 pm

    That wishbone necklace looks amazing. It's so beautiful.
    xo, Maria

  • Reply Melanie Liliana January 10, 2013 at 4:39 pm

    you look amazing in red.. and is it really january in your posts? JEALOUS!!! and I love that wishbone necklace! xo

  • Reply alison*elle January 10, 2013 at 4:53 pm

    You look lovely in bright red, Alex!

    xo, alison*elle

  • Reply aliciafashionista January 10, 2013 at 4:53 pm

    Such glorious sunshine! I love these pics so much, you're such a stunner. And red + leopard print are always meant to be friends. Miss your face, see you soon xo

  • Reply JennaStevie January 10, 2013 at 5:02 pm

    Ahh these pictures are beautiful, the sunshine must have been sooo nice. I love this bright red on you, it's absolutely gorgeous! It's so funny how our styles change,I sometimes fight it when that happens but it's so much easier to just embrace it

  • Reply Lauren January 10, 2013 at 5:30 pm

    red with leopard is one of my all time favorite looks!


  • Reply Katie- Hems for Her January 10, 2013 at 5:37 pm

    Oh, gosh! I wrote about the sun yesterday too! I am so tired of gloomy weather and gray skies! I love you in this brilliant red! What lipstick are you wearing?

  • Reply Cait Val January 10, 2013 at 6:15 pm

    loving the red lips & sweater on you! bold & classy!

    xo. c & v
    cake & valley

  • Reply JennyScribbles January 10, 2013 at 6:22 pm

    Love the colour red on you! those necklaces are darling, I especially adore the wishbone one πŸ™‚


  • Reply Shannon January 10, 2013 at 8:12 pm

    Don't you love when the sun comes out after it's been cold for days? I love your necklaces!

  • Reply January 10, 2013 at 8:34 pm

    This colour is so great on you!
    xo K

  • Reply Candida Maceo January 10, 2013 at 8:57 pm

    You must wear red more often! Such a great color on you. And I love your shoes – gorg!


  • Reply Elizabeth January 10, 2013 at 11:03 pm

    Love it!! Those colors look great on you. And I love those necklaces! xo

  • Reply t January 10, 2013 at 11:09 pm

    That red looks great on you!

  • Reply Sara Strauss {Sincerely, Sara} January 11, 2013 at 2:07 am

    Red is SO your color! You look amazing!

  • Reply Brenna Smith January 11, 2013 at 2:43 am

    Love this ootd!

  • Reply vintagelillies January 11, 2013 at 2:45 am

    I love your sweater, and you look beautiful! Also, very pretty necklace!

  • Reply dreamingincashmere January 11, 2013 at 5:32 am

    I think red is one of your best colors, it is really flattering!! The leopard clutch is the perfect touch!

  • Reply MizzJ January 11, 2013 at 7:17 am

    That red sweater paired with the red lips makes me want to buy a red sweater now! I remember way back on your blog you mentioning how you never wore pants! It's cool to have seen your style evolve.

  • Reply Naomi January 11, 2013 at 11:46 am

    Looking so gosh darn lovely, as always!

    The Occasional Indulgence

  • Reply Mounette January 11, 2013 at 12:07 pm

    I like your shoes!

  • Reply Tyne Swedish January 11, 2013 at 4:27 pm

    I live for a well placed pop of red! I think red is such a powerful color! I love to wear my read cardigan/jacket everywhere and though I love it (but rarely get a chance to wear it) I love red lipstick! You look so classic here doll!


  • Reply Kacie January 11, 2013 at 10:44 pm

    The shoes are absolutely amazing!

  • Reply nicola lynde January 12, 2013 at 3:26 pm

    My style has definitely taken a tomboy twist over the past few years. I think there comes a point where practicality and longevity overrule fun and fleeting disposable fashion. I still love a good dress-up but my everyday is so much more rooted in great basics that both look good and function. And cut it! You wont regret it! Its the only cure for hair melancholy I swear…

  • Reply Petite Adventures January 12, 2013 at 8:00 pm

    Love this look – that colour is stunning on you!

    Kate xo

  • Reply January 13, 2013 at 1:30 pm

    Great outfit, I love the clutch and the heels ! <3


  • Reply Christine Chambers January 14, 2013 at 7:04 pm

    Red is a tough color for me but you look lovely! Great pop of leopard, and I adore those shoes!

    Christine In Color

  • Reply Lilyzab. January 15, 2013 at 9:43 pm

    J'aime beaucoup la couleur de ce pull !

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