Friday, February 27, 2015

Unexpectedly Cuffed

I know that some of you are quickly coming to the end of "scarf season", but for some of us there's still plenty of cold weather & snow to be found & scarf wearing to be done.

While I love all the individual elements of this outfit - stripes, utility vest, plaid blanket scarf, distressed jeans, cognac boots - what I really want to talk about is the solution to my problem.

Although I've totally been on board with the blanket scarf trend, I often feel like I'm eating my scarf...it's all up in my face getting fuzzels on my freshly applied lip gloss & giving the appearance that I'm literally trying to hide under a blanket (that happen to anyone else?).

Combine this problem with my love of cuff bracelets & voila - a solution!!  I put the cuff on the scarf rather than my wrist!






Striped Top - Nordstrom // Vest - Old Navy // Scarf - Zara // Denim - Express // Boots - Vince Camuto via DSW // Cuff - Express Outlet (similar)



Ahh...I can breathe!!  Plus, I always want to get the most use out of all of my items, so this just adds another function to a cuff bracelet.

What do you think of the unexpected cuff?

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Happy weekend friends!!

Kellie

*linking up with:  Fashion Friday, High Five for Friday, Friday Favorites, Casual Friday, The Diary of a Real Housewife, Get Pinspired, Mix it Monday

12 comments:

  1. Ha!! What a cool trick! I think the cuff looks great on the scarf and like it was designed that way! And bonus points for being able to breathe! That's kind of a necessity! LOL
    Gina - On the Daily Express

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  2. I love the individual elements too but I really love them all combined! That is such a great trick for your scarf! Mine isn't quite as gig, but I am going to have to keep that in mind. Happy Friday!

    Amy Ann
    The Real Arnolds

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  3. Seriously this is genius--I LOVE this trick--totally going to try it asap :) I HATE this weather, but I do love scarves--thank goodness because I think I will still be wearing them a good long time as well :)

    Tori
    FashionBlingGirlyThings

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  4. I do feel like this with blanket scarves and kudos for the best solution! The cuff is it. Awesome sauce!

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  5. That is brilliant! I'm always feeling the same way with my blanket scarves. I'm going to have to try that.

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    1. Yes, definitely give it a try...it's nice too because it also helps keep the scarf in one place meaning it doesn't come un-wrapped. :-)

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  6. Umm.... genius!!!!! I thought I was the only one that felt like I was chocking on the scarf every time. I love them! But was having a hard time figuring out how to tie it without feeling strangled. So THANK YOU!!! Hope you're having a great weekend! And thanks for linking up with us at H54F!!

    Katie @ Cup of Tea

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    1. I'm so glad to hear I'm not the only one choking on these beauties!! Give it a go and let me know what you think :-)

      Thanks Katie!

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  7. What a unique way to tie a scarf! I only know 1 way to do scarf and it is boring sometimes

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  8. Love that scarf!

    xx, Leah / Eat Pray Wear Love

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  9. I tried doing the blanket scarf trend this winter but I could not stand it around my neck. I love how you have it styled.

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