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Chunky Knits + Cowboy Boots!

Fall for me equals big comfy sweaters + boots.  Sooooo many variations, but all so good.
blog-chunky-oversized-hand-knit-cardigan-j-brand-skinny-lucchese-cowboy-boots-1 blog-chunky-oversized-hand-knit-cardigan-j-brand-skinny-lucchese-cowboy-boots-2 blog-chunky-oversized-hand-knit-cardigan-j-brand-skinny-lucchese-cowboy-boots-3  And… Three cheers for mother in laws that live in Oklahoma and send us amazing cowboy boots!!

Maya just got this pair for her birthday, and we are both in LOVE!!

Oh, and the way she’s leaning on me??!  Dying…blog-chunky-oversized-hand-knit-cardigan-j-brand-skinny-lucchese-cowboy-boots-4 blog-chunky-oversized-hand-knit-cardigan-j-brand-skinny-lucchese-cowboy-boots-5 blog-chunky-oversized-hand-knit-cardigan-j-brand-skinny-lucchese-cowboy-boots-6 blog-mini-boden-furry-vest-le-top-cute-cookie-dress-old-west-square-toe-cowboy-boots-1 blog-mini-boden-furry-vest-le-top-cute-cookie-dress-old-west-square-toe-cowboy-boots-2 Omg, that face!!blog-mini-boden-furry-vest-le-top-cute-cookie-dress-old-west-square-toe-cowboy-boots-3 blog-mini-boden-furry-vest-le-top-cute-cookie-dress-old-west-square-toe-cowboy-boots-4 blog-mini-boden-furry-vest-le-top-cute-cookie-dress-old-west-square-toe-cowboy-boots-5 blog-mini-boden-furry-vest-le-top-cute-cookie-dress-old-west-square-toe-cowboy-boots-6 blog-mini-boden-furry-vest-le-top-cute-cookie-dress-old-west-square-toe-cowboy-boots-7

On me…

Sweater- Handknit by my dad.
Top- Mason (eBay, similar here)
Jeans- J Brand (thrifted, similar here)
On Maya…
Vest- Mini Boden (thrifted, similar here)
Jeans- GapKids (thrifted)
Cowgirl Boots- Old West Square Toe Boots (birthday present from Gigi!)
Keeping it Real…
She loves standing right behind me to take our picture, or under my legs…as I’ve shown many times 🙂  I was trying to get her from being behind me.  She wasn’t having in of it.
blog-outtake-2I was trying to set up for the boot shot ( you can see the focus stand in the background), and Maya kept sticking her head right in front of the lens haha.  I Photo Shopped the stand out of the shot in the main post. blog-outtake-1
(all pictures taken with a shutter release and tripod, except ones of Maya :))

dit-elle-Lauren

Vintage Chunky Knit Cardigan + Boyfriend Jeans + Booties

 So, is there anything more comfy cozy than an oversized chunky cardigan and boyfriend jeans? Well, besides jammies or work out wear ;)?  I TRY and get out of those at some point during the day (it doesn’t always happen!!).Blog Vintage Handknit Cardigan J Brand Boyfriend Jeans Clyde Cafe Noire Booties-1 Blog Vintage Handknit Cardigan J Brand Boyfriend Jeans Clyde Cafe Noire Booties-2 Maya was totally cracking me up.  I finally figured out how to use my remote shutter and have it take consecutive shots on it’s own.  I have 10 shots of her showing her snacks to the camera 😉Blog Vintage Handknit Cardigan J Brand Boyfriend Jeans Clyde Cafe Noire Booties-3 Blog Vintage Handknit Cardigan J Brand Boyfriend Jeans Clyde Cafe Noire Booties-4 Blog Vintage Handknit Cardigan J Brand Boyfriend Jeans Clyde Cafe Noire Booties-5YES!!  I finally can take a bunch of these and not have to keep running back to the camera to push the self timer!  It’s almost sad how excited I was when I finally figured it out! Blog Vintage Handknit Cardigan J Brand Boyfriend Jeans Clyde Cafe Noire Booties-6That little tongue… Blog Vintage Handknit Cardigan J Brand Boyfriend Jeans Clyde Cafe Noire Booties-7 Blog Vintage Handknit Cardigan J Brand Boyfriend Jeans Clyde Cafe Noire Booties-8 The tongue again 🙂Blog Vintage Handknit Cardigan J Brand Boyfriend Jeans Clyde Cafe Noire Booties-9 Blog Vintage Handknit Cardigan J Brand Boyfriend Jeans Clyde Cafe Noire Booties-10This is one of the many times I wish I’d actually washed my hair.  I love this image, but the frizzy no shower top knot… ;{  Real life though!! Blog Vintage Handknit Cardigan J Brand Boyfriend Jeans Clyde Cafe Noire Booties-11

I was SOOOO excited when we stumbled upon low tide!  I’ve actually never been to this particular beach during low tide, so yay!  Is it weird that I totally love the algae covered wall?  Blog GapKids Cardigan Tea Collection Tango Dress Kamik Rain Boots-1 Blog GapKids Cardigan Tea Collection Tango Dress Kamik Rain Boots-2 Blog GapKids Cardigan Tea Collection Tango Dress Kamik Rain Boots-3 Blog GapKids Cardigan Tea Collection Tango Dress Kamik Rain Boots-4 Blog GapKids Cardigan Tea Collection Tango Dress Kamik Rain Boots-5On me…

Sweater- Vintage (thrifted)
Boots- Cafe Noir (thrifted, but similar here)
On Maya…
Sweater- Gapkids (thrifted)
Dress- Tea Collection (thrifted, but similar here)
Boots- (the purple ones ;)) Kamik Stomp Rain Boots (thrifted, similar here)
Keeping it Real…
Every once in a while I look at pictures and think…do I REALLY make that face?!!  Well…clearly, I do ;} Blog Outtake-1And…I happened to actually look at her face.  It was covered in crumbs haha. Blog Outtake-2Kiss?  I guess that’s a “No”? Blog Outtake-3
(all pictures taken with a self timer/shutter release and tripod, except ones of Maya :))

dit-elle-Lauren

Chunky Knits + Leather Leggings…from day to night!

 I’m going to try as much as I can to do more day to night posts.  Mainly for me, because I can never think of something to wear when I do get a night out!  You may think…leather leggings for “day”…with a 4 year old??  Yup!  So practical and totally comfy!!

I’ll start with the few “night” pics that I took right before I walked to pick Maya up from preschool.Blog Vince Wool Drape Sweater Zara Tunic Vince Leather Leggings Joan and David Booties-1 Blog Vince Wool Drape Sweater Zara Tunic Vince Leather Leggings Joan and David Booties-2 Blog Vince Wool Drape Sweater Zara Tunic Vince Leather Leggings Joan and David Booties-3Changed my top into a flowing tank, and put on some Converse-good to go!Blog Vince Wool Drape Sweater Leather Leggings Converse-4 Blog Vince Wool Drape Sweater Leather Leggings Converse-5Then…the sun came out, so the sweater came off.Blog Maj Tunic Vince Crop Leather Leggings Converse-6 Blog Maj Tunic Vince Crop Leather Leggings Converse-7 Yeah, this is what happens now when I throw her!  She flings her legs out, and then lands like this haha.  Kind of scary though, getting her down.Blog Maj Tunic Vince Crop Leather Leggings Converse-8 Blog Maj Tunic Vince Crop Leather Leggings Converse-9 Blog Maj Tunic Vince Crop Leather Leggings Converse-10 Blog Maj Tunic Vince Crop Leather Leggings Converse-11 Blog Maj Tunic Vince Crop Leather Leggings Converse-12Her face kills me haha. Blog Maj Tunic Vince Crop Leather Leggings Converse-13And…she’s OFF! Blog Maj Tunic Vince Crop Leather Leggings Converse-14Blog Mini Boden Stars and Stripes Dress Maggie and Zoe Boots-1 Blog Mini Boden Stars and Stripes Dress Maggie and Zoe Boots-2 I can’t handle how sweet she is sometimes…Blog Mini Boden Stars and Stripes Dress Maggie and Zoe Boots-3 Blog Mini Boden Stars and Stripes Dress Maggie and Zoe Boots-4And then…my mom happened to drive by!  If this isn’t the face of excitement, I don’t know what is 🙂 Blog Mini Boden Stars and Stripes Dress Maggie and Zoe Boots-5 Blog Mini Boden Stars and Stripes Dress Maggie and Zoe Boots-6 Blog Mini Boden Stars and Stripes Dress Maggie and Zoe Boots-7 Blog Mini Boden Stars and Stripes Dress Maggie and Zoe Boots-8If you look close in her eyes, you can see me and my mom! Blog Mini Boden Stars and Stripes Dress Maggie and Zoe Boots-9 Blog Mini Boden Stars and Stripes Dress Maggie and Zoe Boots-10 Blog Mini Boden Stars and Stripes Dress Maggie and Zoe Boots-11 Blog Mini Boden Stars and Stripes Dress Maggie and Zoe Boots-12 Blog Mini Boden Stars and Stripes Dress Maggie and Zoe Boots-13 Blog Mini Boden Stars and Stripes Dress Maggie and Zoe Boots-14Yeah…I had the camera on the tripod in the street to get this shot.  Only took a few 🙂 Blog Mini Boden Stars and Stripes Dress Maggie and Zoe Boots-15 Blog Mini Boden Stars and Stripes Dress Maggie and Zoe Boots-16 You will totally be seeing more of these pig tails!  She requested them, and I cannot believe I haven’t done them sooner-SO CUTE!!!Blog Mini Boden Stars and Stripes Dress Maggie and Zoe Boots-17On me…

Sweater- Vince (Nordstrom Rack, sold out, similar here and here)
Top- Zara (night) and Maj (day)
Boots (Night)- Circa Joan & David (thrifted, similar here)
Shoes (day) Converse (thrifted, similar here)
On Maya…
Dress- Mini Boden (thrifted, but similar here)
Boots- Maggie & Zoe (similar here)
Keeping it Real…
She’s not always in the mood to play 😉Blog Outtake-1And…once again, I danced right out of the shot haha. Blog Outtake-2
 (all pictures taken with a self timer and tripod, except ones of Maya :))

dit-elle-Lauren

Date Night

Ok, truth be told, we didn’t have a date night.  I’ve been dying to wear these pants though, so…I pretended 😉 Blog Vivienne Tam HM Circa Joan David Booties-1I’ve been obsessed with the Paige Edgemont jeans for a while now, but could never pay that price.  Even on eBay they go for $75+ (no thank you!).  When I saw these on sale at H&M (for $10!!), I had to try them.  I LOVE them! Blog Vivienne Tam HM Circa Joan David Booties-2 Blog Vivienne Tam HM Circa Joan David Booties-3 Blog Vivienne Tam HM Circa Joan David Booties-4Scored these on my last Value Village trip.  So comfy!  Yes, a heeled boot that’s comfy!Blog Vivienne Tam HM Circa Joan David Booties-5 Blog Vivienne Tam HM Circa Joan David Booties-6 Blog Vivienne Tam HM Circa Joan David Booties-7 Blog Vivienne Tam HM Circa Joan David Booties-8 Blog Vivienne Tam HM Circa Joan David Booties-9 Blog Vivienne Tam HM Circa Joan David Booties-10 Blog Vivienne Tam HM Circa Joan David Booties-11 On me…

Sweater- Vivienne Tam (thrifted, sold out)
Top- Target (Old, similar here)
Jeans- H&M
Boots- Circa Joan & David (thrifted, similar here)
On Maya…
Jacket/Sweatshirt- Gap (thrifted, but loving this here)
Scarf- Thrifted
Top- Old Navy (thrifted)
Jeans- Gap (thrifted, but similar here)
Shoes- Zulily
Keeping it Real…
Funny thing about self timers.  She was actually laughing, but looks like she’s in pain…Blog Vivienne Tam HM Circa Joan David Booties-12(all pictures taken with a self timer and tripod, except ones of Maya :))

dit-elle-Lauren