Matter of Instinct

"Style is primarily a matter of instinct" ~Bill Blass
I took these photos a couple weeks ago when we had over 20 inches of snow on the ground and it was freezing outside. Ever since I was a little girl I have always loved sitting in this window during and just watch the world outside, especially on winter days like this. I often curl up with a blanket and pillow and a good book or magazine and just relax and enjoy the day.

I feel very Alice in Wonderland in these pictures. The being bigger/taller than the windows part. Have you seen that movie yet? I HIGHLY recommend it and I highly suggest that if you can- see it in 3D! It was so awesome!
Dolce Vita boots; BCBG Max Azria Dress; American Eagle Cardigan; Kohl's Tights
Rebecca Minkoff purse, Alex and Ani bracelet, Coach Ring, House of Harlow 1960 Ring
Polish- Chanel Particulière  
I am not stick thin. I never will be. I have larger thighs and a big butt and sometimes this makes finding jeans hard. It also means that you will rarely see me in leggings and tight jeans. With that said I always envy those who wear jeans over leggings and have been on the constant hunt for knee high boots that I could wear over jeans. Finally after hunting all last winter and this winter I found a pair that I adore! They're a little slouchy which I love and I adore the tie detail on them. These boots are by Dolce Vita and I snagged them on clearance at (Sorry but they're all sold out now) I love wearing lace tights with simple outfits! My father on the other hand thought these were ugly and thought I was taking naughty pictures! haha My dad is also a Wrangler jeans and flannel type of guy...but I still love him! :)

What do you think of the lace tights look? I hope you all had a wonderful weekend. The weather was gorgeous here and I got a chance to play outside again. Happy Monday to you all!

PS-If you can- head over to Hanh's blog- Life in Travel and vote for me (by leaving a comment on her page)! I was selected in her Fashion Blog World's Inspiration style contest! I'm number #19!

Like my Coach ring? I have an extra one and am selling it in my shop! Check it out :-)


  1. I love the boots and the lace tights. Will definitley vote for you on Hanhs Blog!

  2. Love the taupe nails! OPI or Chanel?

  3. Thanks Kate!
    Faith- It's the Chanel Particuliere :)

  4. You rock that MAM well :) Love it!

  5. Fantastic get up. Love how you dressed up the hooded cardi. Nice!


  6. Where should I begin?
    I'm a bit jealous of you that you have the time to sit in front of the window, read and relax :) Even though - as I know from your tweets - there are crazy times for you too.
    Your outfit looks perfect, you look really good, the boots are chic as well. However, I can image the situation with your father, lol :D

  7. You look great and I can't stop thinking about that ring you have! The House of harlow one!


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