oxfords + stripes | round one

sweater: Target (similar) // chambray: Forever 21 // jeans: Gap // shoes: Aldo
Y'all. I finally bought a pair of oxfords. Now my lifelong dream to become Taylor Swift is almost complete. Miss Tay has taught me that there's no better combo than oxfords + stripes, so I'm going to post all of the different stripes + oxfords outfits I can come up with over the next month. I have a lot of stripes in my closet and I paid more than I should have for these shoes, so I think this will be a productive alternative to a 30/30 for me.

PS. The secret to this sweater/shirt combo? The chambray is sleeveless! So I didn't have to struggle all day with two layers of twisted sleeves. This has been one of my best kept secrets this winter that I've yet to get up on the blog. I know it's a little late for this tip, but golly sleeveless chambray makes getting dressed so much easier in the morning. And it's going to be fabulous in the summer!

Blogger question: I've been having trouble getting my post images to show up in the thumbnail list when I post to Facebook (it only grabs other blog buttons from my sidebar). Any advice?


  1. Chambray! Stripes! Brown! Oxfords! Cute glasses! This outfit has all my favorite things in one. Also -- YOU! The obsession? It's totally mutual.

  2. Genius! I'm totally about to go thrift a chambray and chop of the sleeves! I can't believe I didn't think of this!


  3. I LOVE those oxfords! and how the heck did you find a sleeveless chambray?

  4. I have the same exact sweater, and I tried wearing it over my chambray shirt, but the sleeves looked totally ridiculous! Brilliant idea to wear a sleeveless shirt underneath!!!

  5. Whenever people wear long sleeved button downs underneath sweaters I accuse them of witchcraft. How the hell can you layer that without getting your sleeves all messed up?! Aaaaaaanyways you've just inspired me to get more sleeveless button downs! How cute would they look tucked into some awesome highwaisted shorts?!

  6. chambray and stripes. soooo perfect! you look amazing girl :)

    The DayLee Journal

  7. A sleeveless chambray is genius! It doesn't get cold enough in the south to be wearing all those layers anyways. OHMYGOSH. IDEA! I'm going to go get one of those ugly chambray shirts at the goodwill (okay so those are straight up demin) with like the embroidered puppies and kitties on them and cut off the sleeves just so it can be worn underneath shirts!!

    <3 Danielle

  8. This is so gorgeous - I love your shoes.

  9. Clever! And I love that sweater. :)

    I've been having the same issue with Facebook thumbnails! Did you ever figure out a workaround/fix?


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