Perfectly Printed

December 7, 2018

Is it crazy that winter is my favorite season for clothes? I love layers! Any opportunity to wear turtlenecks and put a hat on, I'm here for. I have been challenging myself to re-wear my closet with the addition of a few necessary pieces.
I think a lot of people think what you wear to work has to be boring, which is so far from the case. I bring you exhibit A, these pants! The J. Crew garden pant in midnight floral jacquard, long gone. I bought these off Poshmark for $25. While these pants are from a summer collection I still love the pops of color in the fall/winter. They're so vibrant, which helps so much with the dreary cold weather.
You can definitely dress up and dress down these pants. I typically wear a white or black top with these pants to keep it simple, but there's a lot of different ways to wear them. The iconic Jenna Lyons probably would pair them with a well tailored striped blouse or striped t-shirt. If you want to experiment with some new printed trousers, and grab yourself a bargain, check out Micolet. Micolet is a second hand clothing store that adds new items every day, from trousers to jumpers, and hats to boots, they have everything you might need this season!
I love breaking out hats during the winter. I've had this hat since I was a freshman in college. I think the trick to hats is the more Indiana Jones the better! At least that's my rule of thumb.
I still can't believe its December. I finished my shopping in early November, and wrapped presents with my Mom on Thanksgiving. I'm sure some odds and ends will pop up in between. Curse Target and deals. I am so excited for the holidays and to be able to enjoy them now. I have found the perfect holiday dress from Poshmark and Christmas tree! After ordering three trees and returning two, I found a 6 ft light pink one, basically the tree of my dreams for under $100.
I finished my stats final on Thursday and spent the day relaxing, drinking a Gingerbread latte, reading something other than my stats textbook, and getting my nails done (evergreen of course). I am so excited for a break from school. This is really my only long break since I don't get a summer break =( Wishing everyone a happy and mindful holiday season! Remember to treat yourself with the same love, compassion, and care that we give to our loved ones.

Wearing: Top - American Apparel, pants - J. Crew (old, but similar), shoes - Target (old, but similar), hat - Target (old, but similar)

Photos by the incredible LFTM Photography, seriously give Audley a follow here!

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26 comments

  1. Prints look amazing against black! I'm the same I love turtlenecks! xx

    Love,
    Elegant Duchess xx
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  2. These pants are amazing, love the color and shape!!! Beautiful photos!!! I hope you are having a lovely Saturday xx

    Yiota
    PinkDaisyLoves

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  3. They are such fun pants, and all the black really lets them shine! What a great find :)

    Well done on finishing up and getting a bit of a break from study too - enjoy it! :)

    Hope that you are having a great weekend :) We are heading down to my parents today for a family dinner which will be nice :)

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  4. By far the coolest leggings I have ever seen! They photograph beautifully, gorgeous post xxx

    ALittleKiran | Bloglovin

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  5. I love your pants, it is so cool! You look amazing!
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  6. I know what you mean about loving winter fashion, I adore getting cosy too! Fab pants, they really do add a pop of colour on during what is often quite a dull season! Wow, you're really prepared for Christmas! I thought I was doing pretty well but jeez!

    Musings & More

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  7. Love these trousers! So fun and stylish paired with a classic black turtleneck. xx

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  8. How exciting you finished your final, girl, enjoy every moment of rest, I know it’s well deserved! That tree sounds gorgeous, I’d love to see it! As for this stunning outfit, those pants! I absolutely adore them and agree that they work perfect for the colder seasons too. I love how you’ve styled them with black. Thanks for sharing, beautiful!

    Xo,

    Jalisa
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  9. Your pants are so gorgeous and fun! They suit you well 😍

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  10. You look great in that hat! Love the print too.

    Gemma x
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  11. Oh wow these trousers are fabulous; both the colour and print are incredible! You're so pretty babe, I also love your flattering lip shade :)

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  12. Those pants are awesome! I love the print, the color combination and also the satin finish of the fabric. You look gorgeous!
    xx

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  13. First of all, congratulate you on completing the final. Enjoy the joy of success. Girl, this amazing outfit on you. I like it very much and I agree with your style of making them in black. It suits you very well.
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  14. I love that you paired these statement pants with a plain black turtleneck to allow the pants to be the star of this OOTD! Gorgeous photos, darling <3


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  15. Beautiful and cool look. Me too I am a turtleneck's tops lover, so easy to wear!!
    Sonia
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  16. Gosh how cool are the pants?
    normaly I don't wear pants but these are simply amazing.
    So eyecatchy and cool. Perfect combination hun.

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  17. Those are pretty leggings you got there dear. Love the color, so chic and luxurious. The black top and boots really highlights it too.

    Jessica | notjessfashion.com

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  18. OMG love the pants. I can't keep my eyes away from them! <3 Also, love winter for being able to layer and play more with clothing and accessories.
    Happy Holidays!

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  19. Oh how I love your tailored pant. It is so luxe and chic!! Simply beautiful!

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  20. Such a cool outfit here! Loving your trousers, these colours are amazing on you xx


    Naya
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  21. You look gorgeous babe! I love your pants, such a fun print! Happy Holidays!

    Vivian x

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  22. Nice post, very good pants.
    One of the best printed pants what I see.

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  23. You are so pretty and I just love your pants!

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