My New Favorite Outfit: Blogger Love: ...for Lauren and Lauren

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Blogger Love: ...for Lauren and Lauren

Next up in my Blogger Love mini series is Katie from ...for Lauren and Lauren. Not only is Katie super sweet, she's a teacher, a Christian, and a new Mom. Katie shows off her daily styling along with engaging her readers with posts about her life and faith. I sometimes feel stuck about what to write about, but Katie's always seems to have the right words. It could be a beautifully written letter to her daughter Addilyn or a Summer Steal, Katie's writing always feels authentic. 

When I came across this look of Katie's I loved it immediately, the leopard and stripes combo is perfection, and I never would have thought about pairing them with charcoal, like this skirt, but I loved it.  I got my charcoal skirt last winter as the weather was warming up, so it only got worn once. I was excited to try it out and create my spin on this look. I added the cardigan and booties and am pretty excited about the final look!

Make sure to stop by ...for Lauren and Lauren to say "hi" to Katie!

Cardigan: Banana Republic $7 (thrifted with tags!) similar
Top: Jones Wear (thrifted) cute sale option
Skirt: Gap (via Plato's Closet with tags) similar
Belt: Kohl's $1.5 similar
Scarf: (free via clothing swap) love this option
Bracelets: Chimera, Moxie , Renegade
Booties: $29 (ebay) same on Amazon

I don't know what it's so hard to find a great black and white striped shirt, but it took me forever to find mine.  Here are some really cute options:


  1. Super cute again! I think stripes and leopard is my favorite pattern mixing combo

  2. you girls are making me crave fall! i cannot wiat to bring out the tights and scarves...sigh only a few more weeks hopefully! lovely looks!

    XO Meghan
    citrus fashion

  3. Yay I love Katie! And you look so cute in this outfit, love the skirt and the scarf.

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

  4. Katie is another one of my favs! So cute how you styled your look with the booties :)

    The Tiny Heart

  5. So cute!! I love your skirt!

  6. this made my day! :) and i love your outfit. those booties? i may buy them :)

  7. That is a great skirt! I love the stripes and leopard together!

  8. Love this look Ginny, especially with the boots!!!!!! Both of you ladies look fabulous. Thanks for linking up.


  9. Another great scarf! And I love the color of this skirt.

  10. Any time I find a black/white striped shirt or sweater that I like, I pretty much will buy it. My favorite tee is from Gap, and I also have that one you listed from Old Navy. I wear them ALL THE TIME! And my leopard scarf is a fun addition, so I pretty much love this look!

  11. You ladies are rocking these Fall looks. I love her blog, too. Now besides fashions. it's filled with lots of Baby love.

  12. I love Katie's blog so much. Both you girls have such wonderful fashion senses!

  13. Ohhh I love the stripes and leopard! I never would have thought of the grey either.
    You both look great!


  14. love these rich colors together and the pattern mixing

  15. I never would have thought to pair black + white stripes with leopard, but it works so well! Love it!

  16. This is awesome! I always love meeting new bloggers, especially ones with similar faith and values + fashionable is a total bonus :) Hi Katie!

    Sunny with a side of...

  17. your outfit is so beautiful !
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  18. I love this print combo Ginny! Great idea! I will try it! I love your booties and Katie is sweet as pie. Happy weekend! Susan

  19. I love how you took this look and made it your own! You look amazing and those booties are such a great touch!

  20. Love how you made Katie's look your own! It's perfect! And I'm definitely loving the striped shirts you posted. I need to add one to my wardrobe asap!
    You're so pretty!!

  21. I love both looks here!!! So classy!!!! You did a great job recreating it and making it your own! :)

  22. You look seriously adorable! This outfit is so cute and classy. I adore the simple striped top and leopard scarf. Nice subtly pattern mixing going on. Also, your glittery boots are amazing. Following you now. (:

    May the Force be with you.