It’s still cold outside and I’m freezing so I’m wearing sweaters. And I’m trying to wear what I already own, especially the really old stuff that I still like, but has been untouched for way too long.

Today’s outfit was originally supposed to be inspired by Pinterest but I pretty much ditched the whole thing because I just can’t do stripes although I love them. I tried. And I have the wrong style white jeans and don't own red shoes. But I liked the way red looked with a neutral trench so I just did that. While this outfit is a 'Pinterest Fail', do you think I managed to update the look of the cardigan?

Most everything I’m wearing is very, very old so no finds are available:
Trench-Nine West
Cardigan-Belford for Sak's. It's a soft, thick silk knit. I cut off the belt loops and used the belt as a scarf thing.
Belt-Black with gold studs from Lord & Taylor a few years ago.
Jeans-old Levi’s that I wore once. I let the hems down a few months ago and have worn them several times since.

Yesterday’s Outfit
A few different inspirations in this outfit; LisaP’s fab new olive jacket and some looks from JCrew that I thought were interesting. This pink sweater is a thick, soft, and warm cashmere that I’ve had for years but could never figure out how to wear. I saw a very similar sweater at JCrew and a pink and olive color pairing. I pulled out these peep toe, cut out booties because I felt like I’m the only one still wearing socks and boots. Bad decision, my feet were freezing. And I think these jeans are best with tops and jackets a bit longer that help camouflage my curves.

More old stuff:
Jacket-No label
Sweater-Sak’s label (similar to the JCrew in finds)
Booties-Hinge from a few years ago.
Purse in both-Brahmin
Late additions that didn't make the pictures: when I was shopping I fell in love with a scarf, bought it and tied it on my purse. I plan on wearing it as a neck scarf too. (And, letting my SO borrow it because it's actually a pocket square.) Also, I didn’t wear a belt so I had to buy one because my pants were falling down and annoying the heck out of me.

Your comments and suggests are always appreciated.

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