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classic & plain style


My husband is very attentive and will blurt out random facts at his discretion. As I was heading to Target one day he asked if I owned clothes that weren’t denim, white, black, gray, striped or plaid.

I hadn’t really ever noticed that I am drawn to said clothing descriptors but I like what I like and while it is very plain in the eyes of some I just like my look to be classic and simple in shape and color.

Ventured out to brunch with my Fab Five blog buddies and got Lashawn to snag a few photos of my outfit of the day in all of its plain glory. Can I mention how much I am loving boyfriend jeans right now. These are in heavy rotation, and I plan to snag a few more pair to distress using this tutorial.

distressed boyfriend jeans

distressed boyfriend jeans

Flats are my shoe of choice these days and most likely will be until I depart this Earth. Heels and I see each other very rarely these days. I remember a day when I would not be seen in flats. Didn’t own a pair or tennis shoes.

distressed boyfriend jeans

In the past I’ve worn accessories sparingly but now I’m dialing it up on the bling factor. Loving on my costume jewelry.

distressed boyfriend jeans

distressed boyfriend jeans

                  Trench: Thrifted | Blouse: Thrifted | Jeans: Thrifted | Shoes: Old Navy | Necklace: Macys | Name Necklace: Pynkluxe | Bracelet: Thrifted | Bag: Wilson’s Leather (on super sale, I’m salty)

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13 Comments

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    Jaime
    March 4, 2016 at 10:23 am

    I love that coat! And my style is similar. White/black/navy. I have SO much navy. It doesn’t help that I work at a university, and our primary color is navy (well, it’s kind of perfect for me.) I don’t do a ton of patterns, and if I find a shirt I like, I’ll purchase it in all of the colors if I can afford it.

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    Charee
    March 4, 2016 at 3:14 pm

    Love the trench!!! I need to get back to thrifting. I find myself in workout attire all day every day. If I’m not going anywhere, I don’t get dressed. I need to get out of that. LOL! You look cute girl!
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    bernetta
    March 4, 2016 at 7:19 pm

    I love it. I went thrifting today. I got 2 pair of jeans and slacks. Even my daughter found her a cute shirt

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    Louida
    March 4, 2016 at 7:37 pm

    I love your style Mimi! Simple never goes out of style. My style….I’m pretty simple too, with statement pieces every now and then. Some outfits I wear are loud and full of prints. I guess you never know with me what style of clothes I’ll be wearing.
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    Lisa
    March 5, 2016 at 10:34 pm

    You know how to put together a look! Love your Mimi necklace. Can you share where to order a personalized necklace?
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    Keia
    March 6, 2016 at 1:44 pm

    Love your style! 🙂
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    Law_Fal
    March 6, 2016 at 6:15 pm

    love it!

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    Aj
    March 7, 2016 at 8:59 am

    Love it!!!! Comfy and chic. I need to get back to my favorite consignment store. Love trench with distressed jeans. You reminded me I have a pink houndstooth trench buried in my mom’s closet.
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    Tia
    March 7, 2016 at 9:09 am

    This look is so cute and casual and very grown up. I wear black every day. If I don’t have on black it’s because I need to do the laundry. I’m super salty for you on the sale of that bag!!! Dang – have you called to get a credit for the difference? Sometimes they’ll do that for you if it was a recent purchase.
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    Amanda
    March 7, 2016 at 1:56 pm

    Now how did you manage to find boyfriend jeans at the thrift?
    I love your style. I’m more of a mixed print type of girl but classic is always in style. Flats has been my best friend as of late too. I save heels for date night .

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    Edye
    March 8, 2016 at 5:51 pm

    Great outfit it, Martha! I love thrifting, you’ll never know what you’ll find 🙂

    Blessings,
    Edye // Gracefulcoffee

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    robincharmagne
    March 9, 2016 at 10:41 am

    Love the look! And the accessories are on point! Very cute!
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