Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Dressed Up/Dressed Down

Navy Sweater: Old Navy (exact), Flats: Old Navy (similar), Jeans: Old Navy (exact), Shirt: Old Navy (exact), Heels: Jessica Simpson (exact), Sunglasses: Target



Takeaway lesson from this post....have a great pair of jeans and a classic, white oxford shirt in your closet!  Dress it up, dress it down, add accessories, wear it plain...you can't go wrong!

....and a few things going on over here lately:  *I went to 2 grocery stores late last night after teaching in search of Ben & Jerry's Phish Food.  Not making that up.  And then I ate (almost) the entire pint while watching Bachelor recap vlogs, because, ughh, Juan Pablo, why are you the worst?!!  (And no, not pregnant, just determined.)  *We bought a new comforter for our room, and I'm terrified of the white, but excited at the same time.  The boys think it is THE coolest thing that we got a new one, and I overheard them saying, "and tonight we'll go snuggle with mommy in the new bed." :) *I'm always wired after teaching dance, so instead of going to bed at a decent hour last night, I was looking through baby pictures of Charlie, and oh my goodness this one! 

PS.  I forgot to mention that I wear this navy cardigan pretty much every day.  I loveee it! 
Linking up with Shanna and The Pleated Poppy

43 comments :

Amanda said...

I adore your necklace in the dressed up version! x

Ashley Robyn said...

I love throwing on a big comfy sweater to dress down my outfits, especially for work. I like that it keeps it classy but you don't feel as dressy as you do without it.

Rebecca Lately said...

Oh my goodness! Isn't looking through baby pictures the best? I saw a mom with her new-ish baby at the UPS store yesterday and I think it gave me baby fever.

That cardigan is the best! It looks so cozy :)

Lauren W said...

Love this outfit! I like the dressed up version, but would be much more likely to wear the dressed down. That sweater looks so comfy and warm! :)

Brianne Lamm said...

All the power to you for picking a white comforter. I love white comforters but we have a black dog who loves to snuggle, too!

Lauren {Fizz and Frosting} said...

These two looks are both fabulous! I'm really loving the necklace in the dressed up version!

Katie @ Team Skelley said...

I love that pic of Charlie and how nonplussed he looks: "What is this nonsense?"

Juan Pablo is skeevy - even for Bachelor standards. I want Chris Harrison to be the next Bachelor, that would be a twist!

Kara Miller said...

You have convinced me that I need more button down shirts. I always feel so inspired by your wardrobe. It is so classic...and so pretty!

Cate @ Wild Ruffle said...

Ooh - I love both these looks! A classic white shirt is the best, and I am on the hunt for a new one. Now I'm even more inspired to find one!

Danielle said...

Those pants look amazing on you. They're the perfect length and cut. I love the simplicity of the first outfit so much that I pinned it :)

-Danielle
Little Bit of WoWe

Emily said...

And now I want Phish Food! I crave all things chocolate-y after teaching. What is that?! (but then again, I could eat dessert all day every day).

Cheryl Dewees said...

Love this! You absolutely cannot beat jeans and a white button down.
Now that I think about it, I need to replace mine!

~Cheryl
http://snaps-of-ginger.blogspot.com/

Kayla MKOY said...

Umm I think I say this every week but YOU'RE STUNNING! Seriously, those jeans are perfect, I love that look! That made my heart melt hearing what the boys said about cuddling with you on the new comforter :) they love their momma!

Jenny said...

I love a good pair of jeans, and those look so cute! I love the first look especially. I'm tempted to buy a pair for myself and hope they will fit in 6 months.

Tracy Miller said...

Such simple looks but classic and polished! I love your necklace. I have one pinned similar to that to recreate. I just bought a Heath Bar blend ice cream and had a big bowl of it for lunch yesterday. I was sick so that was my excuse :-)

Tracy @Its Mostly About Fashion

Because Shanna Said So said...

Hey hot momma...love both looks, but the dress up one is SMOKIN'! :) And there is absolutely NOTHING wrong with almost eating the entire pint of ice cream all by your lonesome. I am guilty! :)

Katie said...

so cute! love the comfy sweater and flats!

TheTinyHeart said...

That sweater looks so warm and cozy! I watched the Bachelor last night on the DVR and my gosh, I dislike Juan Pablo more and more with every episode. If he was SO concerned about what Camilla thinks then why would he go on the show in the first place?!

-Sharon
The Tiny Heart

Helene in Between said...

sometimes the most simple outfits really look the best!!

Vicki Wilde said...

Visiting from the Random Wednesday Link-up! I have also eaten an entire pint of Phish food while watching terrible TV :) I'm loving your dressed down look, that sweater looks so comfy!

<3 Vicki
wildeinthecity.blogspot.com

Char said...

Now I have to go get a white oxford! And those flats are just too cute! You also have me craving ice cream right now...is 11:26am too early to start? haha

Setarra said...

Since I'm a big fan of Old Navy, I love that your entire outfit is pretty much from there! That sweater looks soooo comfy!

Caroline said...

You are the queen of dress up/dress down!! I want that snuggly cardi so bad. And also, I love Ben & Jerry's... I splurged on it this week because I was sick, but it's 4 pounds for a pint, which is close to seven bucks!! crazy!

JP Lord said...

You know I'm in love with simple pieces that can be styled a million ways and you just rocked both these looks. Love it!
xo

Rach @ This Italian Family said...

I love your new bedspread! I love white linens! They make a room looks so clean and crisp. :)

Also, you are so great at the whole dress up/dress down thing!

Rach @ This Italian Family said...

I love your new bedspread! I love white linens! They make a room looks so clean and crisp. :)

Also, you are so great at the whole dress up/dress down thing!

Rach @ This Italian Family said...

I love your new bedspread! I love white linens! They make a room looks so clean and crisp. :)

Also, you are so great at the whole dress up/dress down thing!

Meghan said...

I'm sure the white feels so clean! I always love changing the duvet cover at my house.

Great swap it up with your jeans.

Rachel said...

I love those cap-toed flats!! So cute! Your new comforter is so pretty but I would also find the white rather scary.

Kelly said...

Both are beautiful, I think the dressed UP look is my favorite though!

xx Kelly
Sparkles and Shoes

Hallie Oceanside said...

Love it Ashley, you look amazing! I love the casual look! So comfy!

Susan Jeffries said...

I just added this white top to my cart. I am trying to stick to classic pieces for spring so I can mix and match! Thanks for the ideas! Susan

Erin LFF said...

You have the best wardrobe ever! And you are gorgeous as ever :)

Niki {Glossy Blonde} said...

You always look so stylish! I love both looks but I am particularly obsessed with the dressed up look because of that necklace!

Paige Flamm said...

Loving the layered look! Over sized sweaters are kind of a favorite of mine right now!

Paige
http://www.thehappyflammily.com

Sarah said...

The great thing about white bedding is that if it gets dirty you can just bleach it!

Danielle Wallace said...

Oooh I love the orange necklace and turqoise belt together! I'm pretty sure I'd wear that sweater everyday also. I looks so cozy and comfy! When I danced (ooooh man that kills me to say that :'() I'd get home and be wired also. It was like I got a second wind haha!

Darcy said...

You look great! I love those two-tone ballet flats!
www.amemoryofus.blogspot.com

Ash said...

I want that navy cardigan! And those flats! Lovely!

Erin @ Love, the Campbells said...

Stunning lady! Simply stunning!

Carla said...

ummm phish food is the most mandatory flavor! how can a store not have it!

Clair Ashburn said...

I love our white comforter. Looks so pretty & clean. And there's always a cap full of bleach to make it new again!

Annie said...

Those jeans are fabulous on you Ashley!!

Annie
The Other Side of Gray

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