Sweater Weather Wishlist

Every year, it happens like clockwork. Temps hit below the 50s, and suddenly that "OMG, I need more SWEATERS!!!" feeling kicks in. I've been eyeing a few cozy knits on Shein, including the six pictured above. I'm loving all the fun details on them--lace-ups, bell-sleeves, cutouts, etc.--and they're almost cute enough to maybeeee make me forget it's freezing out. Plus, the majority of them are well under $30, which is the perfect price range for stocking up on two or three to get me through the season. Click the sweaters above or list below to shop! xo

Grey Fringe Textured Sweater ($25)
Pink Striped Open Shoulder Sweater ($21)
Yellow Cut Out Neck Sweater ($21)
Olive Green Layered Ruffle Sweater ($22)
Blue Color Block V Neck Asymmetrical Sweater ($32)
Maroon V Neck Lace Up Raglan Sleeve Sweater ($29)

Paisley + Velvet

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It's been a while since I've had time to do some solid thrifting, but I was finally able to hit the racks during last week's Work Ready fashion show event at Goodwill, and I scored some super cute pieces for fall. Two of my faves include this paisley top and this comfy black velvet mini skirt, both of which were $8. (Paisley shirts are always easy to spot at most thrift stores, but velvet can be a bit tougher to dig out, so I also found this on-trend velvet skirt in several colors for just $20 on Boohoo.com.)

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I ended up pairing both items together over the weekend, rocking them with a pair of booties from Public Desire, scored on sale from Asos for just $22. (They're currently sold out in most sizes, but Asos has a few other PD beauties on sale, including these, these and these!)

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I topped off the look with my fave green felt hat (around $20, scored while shopping in Japan, but I found a very similar one available here for $19!), and a pair of $5 street vendor sunnies. My black patent bag came c/o Boohoo, and it available for $30 here. Head to toe, the whole look came out to $63.

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All Patched Up

Kicking things off this weekend with this fun sweater that came c/o Shein, and is currently on sale for under $30. I love that it's perfectly on-trend, without veering into patch-overload territory. Plus, I was really impressed with the sweater's cozy, thick knit, and I know it'll definitely be in heavy rotation come the dead of winter.

Although the sweater's marked "one-size," I'd say the fit is somewhere between a M-L, and on me--a typical S-M--it was perfectly oversized and slouchy. And if you're looking for something a little heavier on the patch action, Shein has several similar options, including this darker gray cardigan for $30 and this cute version with pockets for just $24.

On a recent weekend outing, I paired it with a white tank, plus a rust-colored faux-suede skirt, and then finished off the look with a pair of over-the-knee boots and a gifted black bag. This Shein sweater is pretty much tailor-made for weekend strolls, so I'm actually hoping it cools down JUST enough this weekend so I can comfortably wear it again (and again and again!) xo