turkey and dressing


Last week I was in Target and spotted these adorable booties. I walked out of the store without them, but I’ve spent the last four to six days creating outfits in my head to justify going back this weekend and buying a pair. As if a $29.99 purchase requires so much consideration; I’ve spent less time pulling the trigger on a $22 tube of lipgloss.
I took my ideas to Polyvore (the second largest time vortex, after Pinterest) and put together a little something for Thanksgiving with the family. Colorful cords and/or denim has been on my shopping list since the start of the season, and these Lauren Conrad skinny cords are the perfect color for fall. Added bonus: corduroy stretches nicely, a requirement for holiday gluttony. I added a pretty feminine blouse  — with extra flounce and flowiness — and topped it with a denim vest to keep things casual. {I’ve been on a hunt for an inexpensive secondhand denim jacket to turn into a vest, but no luck so far!} Garnished with simple accessories in autumn tones, and it’s my ideal head-to-toe for a day of family, food, and football!
What will you wear for the holiday?

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  1. 11.26.11

    I just got those booties but in black. Love them! A must have :-) I am also a bargain hunter and almost never buy stuff full price, but I made an exception :-)

  2. 11.13.11
    Kayla said:

    Those boots are fantastic! What a great find at Target! I think those pants would be the perfect pair for those shoes!

  3. 11.12.11
    Kelly said:

    I love this outfit! It’s the perfect blend of colors and textures :)

  4. 11.11.11
    Katherine said:

    I love the fall colors in this post – some of my favorites. Did you get the wedges? The price is great and they look fabulous!

  5. 11.11.11
    Anonymous said:

    Totally bought those shoes last weekend after seeing a similar pair on Pinterest. L-O-V-E them and this outfit!

  6. 11.11.11
    Valerie said:

    Try an Old Navy clearance section for an inexpensive denim jacket… I saw a bunch yesterday when I went through!

  7. 11.11.11
    Kylee said:

    This is a perfect outfit! Chic, yet comfortable! You should def go get those booties! I think a lot of us will be on the search for them as well:)

  8. 11.11.11
    soanthro said:

    LOVE those colors so pretty for fall and Thanksgiving!!

  9. 11.11.11
    rhiannon said:

    gorgeous outfit, i bought those boots last week and absolutely love them! they go with so many fall/winter outfits!

  10. 11.11.11

    Perfect Thanksgiving outfit! You should totally buy those boots, by the way.

    Psh, I have no idea what I’ll wear for Thanksgiving. I’m too busy trying to decide what to make for my first Thanksgiving as a vegetarian!


  11. 11.10.11
    Shon said:

    So cute. I was just at my Target and did not see any such booties!! You should go back and get those for sure. Enjoy!! Happy Thanksgiving.

  12. 11.10.11
    Joanne said:

    great Thanksgiving outfit! I think you need to head back to Target and grab thos booties, I’m sure you’ll find ample outfits to pair them with:)

    Love the site redesign btw:)

  13. 11.10.11
    Alyssa said:

    totally cute outfit! i love those wedges :)