Comfort Zone

23 Nov

New York City Fashion and Personal Style Blog: Fur hat, oversized knit sweater, haircalf backpack, skinny jeans, lace up heels
New York City Fashion and Personal Style Blog: Fur hat, oversized knit sweater, haircalf backpack, skinny jeans, lace up heels
New York City Fashion and Personal Style Blog; Fur hat, oversized knit sweater, haircalf backpack, skinny jeans, lace up heels
New York City Fashion and Personal Style Blog: Fur hat, oversized knit sweater, haircalf backpack, skinny jeans, lace up heels

I am so drawn to comfort in the form of a slouchy top styled up with a well-fitted pair of jeans. Fortunately, there are more than enough ways to make this sort of look a lot less frumpy than it sounds! Let’s take it from the top…

When it comes to fashion, there’s nothing I’m a bigger advocate for than having a good collection of basics: soft tees, cozy knits, and great layering pieces. Since temps have dropped, I’ve started stocking up on sweaters like nobody’s business. But lately, instead of going for the simplest, most wearable options, I’ve been looking for staples with a little sass. I love the speckled thing this T by Alexander Wang sweater has going on!

These jeans are super fitted, but without being the least bit annoying to wear. I swear, with James Jeans you don’t have to sacrifice style for comfort…gotta love good quality denim. I decided to roll these up and go for the cropped look, which I am sort of a sucker for these days.

The trick to jazzing up a super simple ensemble…it’s all about accessories. Not always a fan of the matchy-matchy, but I couldn’t resist pairing my burgundy Getty backpack with these lace-up heels by Opening Ceremony. Guess I just love the way this color compliments the grassy green! Topped things off with a funky fur hat and called it a day.

James Jeans has been kind enough to extend their promotion for OnTheRacks readers for an additional month! Just use code JJ008 at checkout for 25% off your entire purchase. Perfect time to stock up on some sweet denim…enjoy!

*head to toe: vintage fur hat, T by Alexander Wang sweater, Pour La Victoire Getty backpack, Twiggy pants by James Jeans, Opening Ceremony heels

Photos by Lydia Hudgens

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  2. Brittany 05. Dec, 2012 at 3:00 pm #

    The entire outfit is perfect! Cozy and cute !

    Love the hat!

  3. stylewaffle 27. Nov, 2012 at 1:18 pm #

    Love that sweater. Amazing colour. Clicked on it and its a great shape too!

  4. Jennifer 26. Nov, 2012 at 12:14 pm #

    Super cozy!

    xo Jennifer

  5. Susie Dickson 26. Nov, 2012 at 7:54 am #

    There is so much I love about this look – that hat is amazing, I love the colors here, and that sweater looks so perfectly cozy!

    Sea and Swank

  6. Aisha 25. Nov, 2012 at 10:18 am #

    Love the furry hat! I lost mine and need to get a replacement stat! You look gorgeous and the colour of that jumper suits you so well!

  7. Pakize Kapan 25. Nov, 2012 at 9:43 am #

    great look, love how you mixed the green sweater with the boots.

    kisses Pakize (Keke)

  8. Laura 25. Nov, 2012 at 4:43 am #

    I like the result, the shoes are great!
    I’ve been searching for knits too, and I really like when someone wear color like this!

    – Laura

  9. Simona 25. Nov, 2012 at 4:02 am #

    That´s really cozy but wonderful look!:)

  10. monkeyshines 24. Nov, 2012 at 9:30 pm #

    lovely chunky knit!


  11. Erin 24. Nov, 2012 at 4:37 pm #

    That cozy green turtleneck is so fun! And I loveee the rings.


  12. Soulofashopper 24. Nov, 2012 at 7:08 am #

    ohhh I love that green knit!!! xo, Alma

  13. Jurga 24. Nov, 2012 at 4:15 am #

    In love with this outfit!

  14. Natali 23. Nov, 2012 at 10:26 pm #

    I like your sweater very much :)

  15. ewa 23. Nov, 2012 at 8:17 pm #

    the vintage fur hat is a great inspiration! love it!

  16. Rory 23. Nov, 2012 at 7:40 pm #

    That sweater looks so totally cozy! And I love the twiggy jeans. I can’t seem to find a pair that’s long enough and fits me in the waist! Or that’s tight enough haha. They’re always too baggy! Jeans just don’t like me. My body isn’t proportional or…something. IDK UGH. but I think I need some of these joe’s jeans…they look FABULOUS on you! <3
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    Rory Reply:

    OOOPS meant James Jeans haha

    Laura Reply:

    Thanks, Rory!! You should totally try these — they are super long! And cozy, too…I love their denim.

    Hope you are having a great weekend!

  17. April 23. Nov, 2012 at 6:58 pm #

    I love this post, Laura! Not only do you have an adorable outfit, but the message is spot on! I don’t know why some people still feel that comfy clothes means head-to-toe sweats!

    Knocked Up Fabulous

    Laura Reply:

    Thank you, April!! I agree, there are so many ways to feel comfortable and still get “dressed”. Hope you had a great Thanksgiving!! xo

  18. Laura 23. Nov, 2012 at 5:11 pm #

    Beautiful comfy outfit! Love the colors and the hat!

  19. Liz 23. Nov, 2012 at 4:32 pm #

    so cute! that hat looks amazing on you!

  20. Naomi A 23. Nov, 2012 at 4:08 pm #

    Your hat is the best! I need one in my life.

    Laura Reply:

    Thanks!! When I first bought it I thought it would be a little too “out there”, but now I am starting a collection of furry hats, haha. Cute and WARM!! xx

  21. Joana Gomes 23. Nov, 2012 at 3:48 pm #

    This outfit looks so great on you, definitely one of the most inspirational looks I’ve seen.

  22. TRENDSURVIVOR 23. Nov, 2012 at 3:43 pm #

    Love that your matched your amazing emerald sweater with burgundy booties! Very..Christmas!

  23. THE STEL STYLE 23. Nov, 2012 at 3:31 pm #

    I like your sweater!!