Pretty Pastels: Wearing pink sneakers with a grey coat

Pink sneakers and a grey coat street style

I’ve had my eye on getting a pair of pink sneakers since the spring. I saw a stylist pair a black suite jacket and baggy black pants with a pair of pale pink sneakers. I was hooked, but getting a pair proved to be difficult. No store I checked online had a pair, or at least not in the color I wanted (wanted this particular blush-pink shade), or they didn’t have them in my size, or they were out of my price range (I found a pair for $400!).

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A Wool Poncho for Layering in Cold Weather

jcrew wool poncho in greyThrowing a wool poncho over a chunky sweater is a chic way to keep warm during cold days. I’m a big fan of layering. First, you can create new looks out of things you have in your closet anyways, and second, I love to pay with textures.

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Long Cardigan and a Leather Skirt

Long cardigan outfit ideaThis long cardigan has become my staple for cold winter days. I especially like the look of a long cardigan over a shorter skirt. The layering effect is very cool.

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Sweater and High Heels

Black_Pants_Heels5Opposites attract. And mixing delicate with chunky is a secret style weapon (like mixing high and low). So mixing high heels and a sweater, like these delicate, strappy heels and a super chunky sweater, always appeals to me. Examples of mixing opposites are everywhere on style blogs – like a biker leather jacket paired with a long, flowing dress, or tall boots and a short summer dress, or a suite jacket and worn-out jeans. But those are not the only styling tricks you can use.

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