turkey and dressing

Fall

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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13 Comments

  1. 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 :-)

    Posted 11.26.11 Reply
  2. Kayla wrote:

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

    Posted 11.13.11 Reply
  3. Kelly wrote:

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

    Posted 11.12.11 Reply
  4. Katherine wrote:

    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!

    Posted 11.11.11 Reply
  5. Anonymous wrote:

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

    Posted 11.11.11 Reply
  6. Valerie wrote:

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

    Posted 11.11.11 Reply
  7. Kylee wrote:

    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:)

    Posted 11.11.11 Reply
  8. soanthro wrote:

    LOVE those colors so pretty for fall and Thanksgiving!!

    Posted 11.11.11 Reply
  9. rhiannon wrote:

    gorgeous outfit, i bought those boots last week and absolutely love them! they go with so many fall/winter outfits!
    http://www.modernsuburbanites.blogspot.com

    Posted 11.11.11 Reply
  10. 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!

    http://www.chillairandperfume.blogspot.com

    Posted 11.11.11 Reply
  11. Shon wrote:

    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.

    Posted 11.10.11 Reply
  12. Joanne wrote:

    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:)

    Posted 11.10.11 Reply
  13. Alyssa wrote:

    totally cute outfit! i love those wedges :)
    xx
    alyssa
    http://wereaucourant.blogspot.com

    Posted 11.10.11 Reply