Pink & Burgundy | Tweed Plaid Skirt

tweed plaid skirt
Coach Shadow crossbody bag
burgundy sweater
Chicwish tweed plaid skirt
ASOS burgundy sweater (similar)
Chicwish tweed plaid skirt (c/o)
Daniel Wellington “Classic Sheffield” watch
Coach “Shadow” crossbody bag (on sale!)

Hello! I didn’t mean to take an unofficial month-long hiatus from blogging and social media, but life during and after the holidays got so busy that it just happened. To quickly catch you up: Work is crazy busy, but it’s fun and rewarding. I get home pretty late, and it’s too dark outside to take outfit photos by then. Also, we’ve been remodeling our upstairs, so our weekends are consumed by chores, but it’s coming along and exciting! Are you an adult when purchasing home decor > clothes?

Anyway, it finally let up raining this weekend after what seemed like months of downpour. I took a break from my usual weekend loungewear (sweatshirt tunic and tights) and celebrated this clear day with an outfit that looks like I sort of tried. I wore this tweed plaid skirt that has cute pink and burgundy stitching. It was even sunny enough to break out my new Ray-Ban sunglasses!

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36 Comments

  1. January 25, 2016 / 4:48 pm

    Welcome back to the blogosphere! I love, love that skirt and that burgundy sweater is so cute!

    -Helen
    Sweet Helen Grace

  2. January 25, 2016 / 7:12 pm

    Good to see you getting back to blogging and on instagram!! Love this look, Carolyn 🙂

  3. January 25, 2016 / 8:35 pm

    Loving decor more than clothes is definitely a sign of being an adult!! I have been the same recently! LOVE your look too, you look incredible – that skirt is gorgeous!

    Shot From The Street

  4. January 25, 2016 / 10:21 pm

    I'm in love with this look ! That skirt it's just perfect.
    xoxo,

    atwednesdaysiwearpink.blogspot.com

  5. January 26, 2016 / 2:52 am

    I love this, that plaid skirt is too cute! And I love the new sunnies. Home renovations are always exciting!

  6. January 26, 2016 / 12:13 pm

    Your photography is amazing! Surprisingly, soft pink and burgundy do go well together

  7. January 26, 2016 / 9:45 pm

    I think this look is super cool! And I feel your pain with the problem you have with it being too dark to take pictures. Here in Denmark the sun goes down like half past 3 in December/January. Finally it's starting to be lighter so I can take pictures other than the weekends 🙂

    https://www.bloglovin.com/blogs/modern-girl-14258937

  8. January 26, 2016 / 11:30 pm

    Welcome back to the blog!! I am so interested to hear about your home remodel– what are you updating?

    I realized I became a "real adult" last year when I got super excited about getting a vacuum cleaner. Slowly becoming a granny over here. 🙂

    xo,
    katrina
    thedemuremuse.com

    • January 28, 2016 / 1:45 am

      Hi Katrina! Our spare bedroom has been a junk room, so we've been clearing it out and making it into an office/walk-in-closet space. We also had some filler furniture in our master bedroom for a couple years, so we finally upgraded to more "real adult" pieces. Not finished but coming along! 🙂

  9. January 27, 2016 / 10:34 pm

    so glad I found your blog just as you got back to blogging! You look incredible.

    Kierra | Lavishingg

  10. January 28, 2016 / 4:22 am

    ooh… i love the burgundy and pink combo!! really refreshing for the cold season! 😀

    Have a great day!
    Animated Confessions

  11. January 29, 2016 / 6:41 am

    Burgundy is my favourite!
    I love these photographs – the outfit, the location, everything. <3
    Minaali
    The Snap Narrative

  12. February 9, 2016 / 8:08 am

    Love this outfit! It's cool to see how to wear a plaid mini skirt as an adult lol. I always feel a bit too risque usually wearing one as it feels too juvenile but I really like how you styled it here.

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