Well, it’s snowing and icy again today (I’m really beginning to think I took a wrong turn somewhere on my way to Georgia), but on Saturday, it was almost spring-like!
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To celebrate, I wore shorts with tights under them – a look I’ve always liked but seldom had opportunity to practice.  The key to this trend is a heavier weight fabric.  If the shorts are too light-weight, they will look too summery, no matter what you put under them. These brocade shorts I found over last weekend were just the right weight and the dressy fabric kept me casual but still very pulled-together.

It’s a little hard to tell, but my tights are a sage green – which, when on, kinda makes me look like the Wicked Witch of the West.  Colored tights are hard.  Nevertheless, the green played nicely with the tone of the golds in the shorts, and my necklace combined green and coral and brown, tying everything together.  I seldom need an excuse to wear coral, anyway.

This outfit is combining more trends then I often do, including the headband.  Until recently, I was scared to try the headband across the forehead – I didn’t think I could pull it off.  But, with a skinny headband, it can really be a cute look, if you don’t mind a headache after a few hours.

Envelope purses have been a thing for a while, and I think they’re super cute.  I haven’t bought one before because I was afraid I couldn’t fit all of my stuff in it.  My fears were confirmed.  Nevertheless, it’s so cute, I suffer through and do without some of my bare necessities.  Because clearly, everything I have in my purse is essential

Lastly, these shoes are not quite right.  I really need some oxfords or wedge booties…but, I don’t have either of those (yet), and I didn’t want to not wear the outfit, so my pretty sparkly ballet flats had to suffice.