Over the weekend we spent Christmas Day with Jason’s family and then we drove from Indiana back to Illinois to have Christmas with my family. Sadly, we did not have a White Christmas. Instead, it rained on our entire drive from Indiana to Illinois. Although, to be honest, I suppose that was better than having to drive in a snow storm.
We have lovely Christmas celebrations with both our families, came home to a sleepy puppy, and now I’m back to work for a few days before I’m off for New Year’s.
Did you celebrate this past week? Do you have New Year’s plans?
By the way, if you’re looking for rain boot alternative to the ubiquitous Hunters, especially if you have larger-than-average calves, I can highly recommend Kamik boots. I’ve had these for 5+ years and other than a few scuffs they’re like new. And they fit my calves with pants tucked in, which is more than I can say for most rain boots.
Top – Target | Jeans – AG Adriano Goldschmied via Bloomingdale’s | Scarf – The Limited | Necklace – NY & Co | Rain boots – Kamik via Zappos | Flats – Lucky Brand via Marshall’s
Look. If it’s going to rain during the work week I’d much prefer it rain on Friday. That way I can wear jeans! Rainy days make me want to dress comfy. So my rules for rainy days are:
1. Wear jeans you can tuck into your rain boots or a skirt or dress. Soaking wet cuffs are never fun.
2. Have some fun with your rain boots. They should be comfy but why not get them in a fun pattern? Chances are you won’t be wearing them all day so show a little spunk on your commute.
3. Feel good in your outfit. Rain can make you want to curl up on the couch in your pajamas, not go to work. So put on some of your favorite pieces that will make you want to get out the door and show off.
Also, you may have noticed I’m wearing white after Labor Day. I love these jeans. They can be tucked into my rain boots. This outfit can be accessorized a million ways from Sunday. So it fits all my criteria. Bah I say to the no white rule!
P.S. Thanks for all the suggestions on yesterday’s post! I’m planning to rework this outfit in the near future.
P.P.S. Last night’s Fashion’s Night Out fashion show at Macy’s State Street was a blast! Thanks to Corals and Cognacs for letting us know about it. I got some fun outfit ideas (printed pants, anyone?) and had fun hanging out with Molly and Heather. Plus I finally got an opportunity to wear shorts and heels which is something I’ve been dying to do for awhile.