jewel tones

Winter can be a tough time of year for dressing. For one, putting clothes that aren't my sock monkey PJs on is difficult in the first place, but I struggle sometimes with knowing what colors to wear. Spring, summer, and autumn all have pretty easy color pallets. When it gets cold and dreary outside, I tend to gravitate towards greys and blacks because, without the help of Mr. Sunshine, I don't have the energy to wear anything bright.

On days when even a bold lip isn't enough to cheer me up, I turn to jewel tones. While I wouldn't say that I prefer jewel tones against my complexion (they make me look awfully washed out/bluish and veiny?), I can't help feeling cheerful when I have a cool cranberry or deep turquoise in my outfit. 

Because I know I still have at least another two months of winter ahead of me, I'm keeping my eye out for cool colors to add to my closet. Right now I'm loving this flirty frock, this dotted dress, and this purple animal print sweater.

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  1. Love that necklace and scarf! And I guess winter would be confusing when one day it's winter and the next day it's 70 degrees... ;)

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  2. I also fall into the grey/black trend. This season I've added a lot of hunter greens and my new go-to is a blush/pink. Pink is usually not my color of choice, but lately I just cant get enough! Plus, I like that I can wear it all year.
    What a cute sweater!
    Jenn
    With Luck

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  3. I'm such a pj person in winter too.... I love thy necklace xo

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  4. Sooooo jealous of that sweater! :D

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  5. Love these colors together!! Such a fun outfit!! :)

    xoxo,
    Alyssa

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  6. Really really cute sweater. I love how the lines are thinner towards the lower torso. Your necklace looks really fab too!

    x Gi
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  7. I love that you wore a necklace with a scarf! Looks so stylish and adds a cool dimension to the outfit.

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  8. Your sweater is nice & so is the necklace,I love their color.Bright colors look lovely against the white snow in winter.

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