Lace Up Sweater


I would love to dress in skirts, dresses and high heels every day.  At least that’s what I think now.  If I was required to do it, I would probably be craving jeans and flats.

But the truth is I rarely get an opportunity to dress up (when I do, I seize it!) Ninety percent of the time if you saw me out on the street, I’d be wearing jeans and a sweater in winter, and shorts,  t-shirt and flip flops in summer (or workout clothes.)


So I try to make myself excited about my daily uniform by wearing pieces with interesting details and by mixing colors and textures.  Complementing an outfit with a couple of pieces of jewelry is also an easy way to elevate it from the mundane.


This sweater is a perfect example of an otherwise simple piece turned special because of the lace up neckline and cuffs.  I would put this together with regular jeans (I wore it with white jeans here) but for this outfit I paired it with my faux leather leggings.


The leather pairing is less expected than the jeans and it makes the sweater stand out a little more.


At the same time, throwing a cream colored sweater over the leather pants makes them less edgy and more every day appropriate.


I got the sweater from a new to me online retailer.  The website is SheIn and it’s a good place for trendy styles at affordable prices.  I have included their current promotion below.

Shop the Outfit

Sweater: SheIn || Faux Leather Pants: Hue || Boots: Matisse || Watch: JORD || Bracelets: Boho Betty




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