November 3, 2010

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1979- Smashing Pumpkins
What's better on a crisp fall day than layering a bunch of knits, one on top of another until you're as snug as a bug? I was deliciously cozy wearing my many layers this evening while running my (last minute!) errands. I love both this crochet dress and the knit sweater so much, it had never occurred to me to mash them up together though, until I found a gorgeous photo of an outfit full of knit pieces. Lightbulb! 

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Crochet Dress: French Connection, Knit Sweater: Urban Outfitters, Grey Scarf: Ralph Lauren, Camel Desert Boots: Liz Claiborne via Winners, Grey Knee High Socks: Dollarama, Turquoise Earrings: Aldo

Time is flying by, in a mere 4 days I'll be heading out on my France trip!! Which I'm so thrilled about (and also secretly terrified for! I've never been traveling by myself, but I've heard it's something everyone should try...wish me luck!) There are a million loose ends to tie before then, hence the blogging absence :(. But I think I've almost covered everything... even lining up a few posts while I'm away! Now excuse me while I pat myself on the back lol! 
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11 comments:

  1. I love knit layers!!
    I'm so jealous of your trip..I hope you have a great time tho!

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  2. This is divine! Layering knits is the best part about this season. I mean hell, I've even taken up knitting as a hobby! You look gorgeous Louise. I love the soft, light neutrals.
    Traveling by yourself will be the most amazing experience. I count it as one of the most incredible, eye opening experiences of my life. I'm so excited for you. See you on Friday! xx

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  3. oh my gosh! have a WONDERFUL time!!! cant wait to see pics! :)

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  4. I love a good mash of knits... so comfy and so darn stylish.

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  5. Oh my goodness, have so much fun on your trip! Can't wait to hear all about it, and see your PARIS OUTFIT PHOTOS! And loving this all-knit look! So comfy & cozy!

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  6. how exciting!!! i wanna get to travel by myself too!!! one day.. in europe, backpacking! :D goodluck and take care! :D

    as for today's outfit, i think you look so posh and cozy at the same time!!! perfect for the cooler temperatures we've been having! :D

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  7. Where in France are you going? I loved loved Arles, Leon and Avignon even more than Paris!
    Love your chunky scarf I have plenty of scarves but not as warm as that!

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  8. If you don't post before, have a fabulous time! France is gorgeous!

    www.blahblahbecky.co.uk

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  9. This is a good combo. :) That's so exciting that you will be traveling to France. I don't think I'm brave enough to travel on my own.

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  10. Mmm you look wonderfully cozy and cute!
    I absolutely love everything about this outfit... the socks with the ankle boots are especially adorable!

    I hope you have an incredible time in France!
    Take lots of pictures to show us less fortunate ones ;)

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  11. that scarf is hot! i've been looking for an oversized one too.

    http://coffeebeansandcigarettes.blogspot.com/

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Thanks for all your lovely comments, they never fail to make my day! xx

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