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Friday, February 12, 2016

One Outfit | Three Ways

Happy Friday!! I hope you've had a great week! Ours was the, school, laundry, talent show practice, running late for most everything, know the drill! Mr. SP and I are taking a little break from the routine, and sneaking away early tomorrow for the long weekend. It's been in the 70s here all week, and the forecast where we're going is single digits!!! Looks like I won't be packing light! Can you guess where? I'm sure I'll post some snaps on Instagram, so follow me there if you want.

For today's dose of Friday Fashion, I'm sharing another basic outfit styled three ways. This time of year, it's hard to deny the ease of a sweater and jeans, and many times, I'm reaching for the same exact sweater and jeans! But with a few layer and accessory swaps, no one is the wiser!

Hi Sugarplum | One Outfit : Three Ways

This post could also fall under the Rule of Three, since in each outfit, I've layered on two, three, and even four items, not only to make it more stylish, but to create different looks. Let's start with the base outfit...jeans and a sweater. Totally cute on it's own, but we don't leave things alone around here!

Hi Sugarplum | One Outfit : Three Ways


The first look is straight from my 'Transition to Fall' formula...add a scarf and boots, with a shot of fun jewelry.

Hi Sugarplum | One Outfit : Three Ways
Scarf | Crossbody (smaller version here & here) | Boots | Sunglasses

I accidentally left this bag at the park, and when I came back it was gone! #sob #myownfault Since I carry it constantly, I reluctantly went online to order another. The bad news is it's sold out. The good news is there's a new, slightly smaller size, and I love it even more! #silverlining It's still big enough for a wallet, phone, lipstick and sunglasses...basically the perfect cross body size!

Hi Sugarplum | One Outfit : Three Ways

Hi Sugarplum | One Outfit : Three Ways

Fit Tip: This is a lovely sweater, with just enough cashmere to make it feel luxury, but not so much that it's pricey. In fact, it's on sale for under $50, and available in tons of colors! I love the v-neck version, too. I sized up for a more relaxed fit and room to layer, but my usual size fit perfectly, as well. 

Hi Sugarplum | One Outfit : Three Ways
Scarf | Crossbody (smaller version here & here) | Boots | Sunglasses


For a second look, I double-layered with a gingham shirt and quilted vest. Just imagine the possibilities with a solid sweater like this...chambray shirt and plaid vest, white shirt and utility vest, and if you're daring, try a plaid shirt and striped vest! (The idea of that one just gave me a giddy shiver!)

Hi Sugarplum | One Outfit : Three Ways

Pairing similar hues really allows the striped bag to shine, and of course a little leopard...because I think every outfit is cuter with a shot of leopard.

Fit Tip: These jeans are so soft and comfy, they feel almost like leggings...except you don't have to cover your lady bits. The higher waist means no accidental crack-shots either! #grownuppants

Hi Sugarplum | One Outfit : Three Ways
Hi Sugarplum | One Outfit : Three Ways

Hi Sugarplum | One Outfit : Three Ways
Style Tip: My bag is the Savannah Tote, and it's chock-full of pockets with a zipper close. You can customize your pattern, color and monogram style...and they have the cutest Spring collection of new patterns to choose from!

Hi Sugarplum | One Outfit : Three Ways


The final look has similar layers with a plaid shirt and blazer, but dressed up for work or date night with heels and pearls.

Hi Sugarplum | One Outfit : Three Ways

Style Tip: When layering, make sure each piece is peeking out somewhere. Except if one of your layers is thermal underwear...we don't need to see that. Well, unless it's cute thermals!

Hi Sugarplum | One Outfit : Three Ways
Similar Navy Blazer | Plaid Shirt (similar) | Pearls | Sunglasses
Bag (similar) | Sweater | Jeans 

Hi Sugarplum | One Outfit : Three Ways
Similar Navy Blazer | Plaid Shirt (similar) | Pearls | Sunglasses

Hi Sugarplum | One Outfit : Three Ways

Hi Sugarplum | One Outfit : Three Ways

What's your favorite way to style jeans and a sweater? I hope this post inspired some new combinations for the standby outfit. Oh, and remember the fun pom-pom clutch from this week's {Date Night Style} post? Many of you missed out on getting it, so they've extended the code! Use code HSPCLUTCH for 20% off one of my favorite accessories. Happy Valentines weekend, lovebugs!

P.S. Thank you so so much for all the love on our Craft Closet makeover! And to answer many of you....yes, I do sit and drool stare at it. All. The. Time!!! :)

{Weekend sales worth checking out}
Nordstrom // Winter Clearance starts now!
Anthropologie // Extra 40% off sale with code EXTRA40
J.Crew Factory // Up to 60% off everything
GAP // Up to 40% off with code PRESDAY
Old Navy // 15% off everything, no code needed
J.Crew // Extra 40% off sale with code SHOPSALE
Pottery Barn // Friends & Family event, 20% off everything with code FRIENDS
Loft // 40% off Wear Now styles, & extra 50% off sale

*Photos by the darling Mary Summers*

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

The Craft Closet (of my dreams) Reveal!

Happy hump day, friends, and thank you so much for your sweet words on our {Date Night Style} post yesterday! My son was beaming from all the comments, too!

If your knees get weak at the mere mention of labels, today's post is for you. If your breath hitches at the sight of paints arranged in beautiful rainbow order, this post is for you. If your heart skips a beat when there's a place for everything, and everything's in it's place, this post is most definitely for you. And if you get heart palpitations just stepping foot in The Container Store...well then, this post might just send you over the edge!

Because not only did I overhaul my Office closet from top to bottom with one of my favorite stores, but I got to do it with one of my favorite people, the Master Organizer herself. With nothing but coffee and tacos to fuel us on, Jen and I holed up for two days sorting, labeling, stacking, and high-fiving, until we had the craft closet of our dreams. Seriously, angels sing every time I walk in.

So for you organizing junkies, grab a paper sack, and read at your own risk!

Hi Sugarplum | Organized Craft Closet

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