I don’t know about you ladies, but sometimes I’m just not in the mood for a fancy date night- but I’m still old fashioned enough to think that I should dress up because it’s a DATE. (Grabbing take-out in sweats is not a date.) When asked on a date, please do me a favor and dress up. At least a little bit. If a guy is kind enough to take you to dinner or out in general, I’ve always thought it appropriate to make a little effort.

That brings me to today’s outfit. It’s an upgrade to the “jeans and ponytail” that I usually sport when I’m in casual mode. I just bought this shirt from one of my favorite boutiques (they have online shopping too) and that pretty much decided what I was wearing that night. Rule #1: new cuteness always tops old cuteness. If I get a new item, I’m not the girl that lets it sit in her closet with the tags on it for long. I FIND a reason to wear whatever it is. I mean, look how cute:



So I paired it with some dark skinny jeans (super inexpensive and a TON of stretch), my favorite cognac boots and was ready to go. And then I took a step outside and thought: “Nope! Too chilly!” Promptly ran inside and emerged with my favorite fall cover up- my trench/cape. I love saying “cape.” I feel very fashion-meets-superhero when I wear it.


Regardless, I was pleased with the end result, and I was still warm and comfy.



Blouse: FreeWay (Via-Alter Ego Fashions); Jeans: Celebrity Pink ; Boots: Guess (similar); Bag; Sole Society Faye; Cape: Flying Tomato; Bracelets: Stella & Dot Renegade and Christina ; Pink cuff: old; Watch: old (similar)

I also want to give a shout-out to the team at http://www.BlogHer.com for having me as a featured Style Blogger on Friday! That was awesome and I appreciate the the FB and Twitter love. It’s really humbling to think that my little blog got the attention of so many people! Welcome to all my new visitors and to my old ones- I’ll try to keep up the content! If you have something you want me to cover let me know by sending me an email StyleAssisted@gmail.com , tweet, or find me on Instagram.

I hope everyone has a great Monday!


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