In The Red

thrifted red coat

Anyone else tend to over-schedule their weekend, and then end up totally drained Monday morning?? I definitely overdid it on the extracurriculars, with dinner and drinks on Friday, the Women's March in NYC (which was amazing, btw!) and an impromptu dinner party on Saturday, and then blog stuff and errands all day Sunday. I'm currently feeling like I need a second weekend just to recover from my first. With all the craziness, I've been a bit behind on the blog posts, and have been long overdue in sharing this snowy day look, which was so much fun to shoot, despite the cold. NYC is just oh-so-photogenic during a snowfall!

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Obviously, warmth was the #1 priority with this look, so I layered my thrifted Calvin Klein coat (scored for under $20, new with tags, at the Salvation Army Coat Sale!) over another thrifted item, a thick faux fur-trimmed cardigan found for around $13 at Goodwill. The fur component is seriously clutch, since it keeps my neck super toasty and negates the need for a scarf, which is definitely high on the list of Top 5 items I'm most likely to lose somewhere (right behind sunglasses and umbrellas). Somehow I'm a lot less likely to leave a huge cardi behind at a restaurant!

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Underneath, I rocked a basic pink mock-neck top (gifted) and a pair of black skinny jeans (around $15 at Forever 21), along with a pair of Primark booties ($26). Adding in my $6 street vendor sunnies (which I recently broke in an over-packed suitcase, RIP!) and a gray leather bag (a Christmas gift from Mom), the whole snow-ready look came out to around $80.

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