Merlot Sweater and Cobalt Skirt

For two whole minutes last fall, I had long(ish) hair. It’s funny how I wait so long to grow my hair out and then immediately get bored with it. Well, here’s a rare look at the long-haired me. A little #TBT.

sweater and skirt

Sweater: Target
Skirt: Forever 21
Tights: Roots Canada
Shoes: Soda
Necklace: eBay

wedge heels and tights

I wore my comfy merlot (burgundy/wine) sweater with a pencil skirt. This stretchy skirt is very versatile. It goes with everything from blazers to t-shirts. I dressed up the simple top with a long necklace with a wing and some bling.

necklace detail

It’s officially tights weather in Seattle so I thought a look back to last year’s tights season would be appropriate. The outfit was worn a while ago but it works now. In fact, I might just wear this tomorrow!

thrifty outfit

I’m joining Happiness at Midlife, The Penniless Socialite, Style Elixir, and Rachel the Hat for linkups today. See what everyone else is wearing!


Filed under Fashion, Thrifty

13 responses to “Merlot Sweater and Cobalt Skirt

  1. LOVE that necklace. And the long hair, of course short hair is pretty awesome too. You have to wear tights cuz it cold!!! You should try some of my Winter weather.

    Thanks for sharing your awesome style

    • Thanks Brian! I got on a “I need long necklaces” kick a couple of years ago and scoured eBay for some neat cheapies. This was one.

      I can’t decide what hair length to stick with. Glad you like ’em both!

      Oh, yeah, I don’t want your weather 😉 Stay warm my cold-weather friend 😛

  2. Jess

    Pretty colors together I really like the wedge booties, comfort and style.
    from the link up
    please stop by, jess xx

  3. I relly like the outfit ! The cobalt skirt is beautiful 🙂 x

  4. I love these jewel tones together. I have clothing in both these colors but have never paired them. Thanks for the outfit inspiration & joining TBT Fashion Link up. Have a great weekend!


  5. Love this outfit and the color combos you have chosen. You look gorgeous and those colors really suit you 🙂

  6. I love the colour combination! You look stunning!

    Thank you for joining Passion4Fashion LinkUp where I am co-hosting with Rachel.
    Following you on bloglovin – I’d be thrilled if you could follow me back:)

  7. I’m the same when it comes to hair, always want what I don’t have – long hair when it’s short, short hair when it’s long. Gah! You look great either way!

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