12/21/2012

Three Ways to Wear an Animal Graphic Sweater!

I've been seeing this darling fox sweater everywhere in the blogosphere, and it's been so sold out on Old Navy's site for FOREVER. I didn't even bother to stop by the store to see if they had any in stock until a couple of days ago, and lo and behold, they had an abundance! God bless you, Old Navy. And your little foxes, too.

So, much like the blue skirt fiasco, I picked this item up because it was a trendy item (and only $15 in stores) without really thinking about how I could wear it. When I got it home, I thought, how else can you wear a sweater fit for a 6 year old other than with blue or black jeans or pants? I was on a quest to find out, lest I let this cute sweater sit in my closet all winter!

FYI: this post is slightly photo heavy!






The first and most obvious way to wear this sweater is casually. Just about anything fit for a six year old can be fit for a twenty-one year old if you add a blazer, skinny jeans and boots, right?

Blazer: H&M, $50
Sweater: Old Navy, $15
Jeans: Rue 21, $9
Leg Warmers: Wet Seal, old
Boots: Old Navy, $30
Purse: Steve Madden via Marshalls, $40
Necklace: Forever 21, $8




I love this little fox! He's as close to a pet that my husband will let me get. So I love him and might get him a Christmas present. The fox, not my husband. Him too, though. :)


I wore this outfit out running errands on a Sunday afternoon. The sweater is so cozy and warm, perfect for the surprisingly warm weather (as in 50 degrees) we were having that day.

The next way I tried to style this was into a work appropriate outfit. I know that I might seriously asking for it by walking into an office of grown adults, wearing a fox sweater, but whatever. YOLO, right?

White top: H&M, $17
Sweater: Old Navy, $15
Blue Skirt: Charlotte Russe, $16
Heels: Forever 21, $20
Necklace: Rue 21, $5


I've worn this sweater to work once and haven't gotten any snide remarks yet..

I am rather proud of finding another way to wear this skirt though! Two trendy items in one outfit? Who you tryin' to impress, Lynette? Oh yeah. You guys. Do you like me? Check yes or no.





And lastly, I dared to find a way to wear this sweater that was dressy, and possibly ready for a holiday party. Something I've never tried before was wearing a shirt over a dress to make it like a skirt, so I tried it out with this sweater, since the dress almost perfectly matches the fox!


Blazer: H&M, $50
Sweater: Old Navy, $15
Dress: Target, forgot the price!
Booties: Forever 21, $23
Clutch: Wet Seal, $5
Bracelets: Forever 21 & Charming Charlies






Also, many of you may have noticed that I changed the layout of my blog. YAY, ME! I was getting rather tired of my free, pre-made layout I found somewhere so I whipped up this puppy all by myself. Well, me and the Blogger template customization tool.  Also, I've added a tab up at the top titled "My Photographer"if you'd like to see the lucky guy who gets to photograph this gal all the time. He thinks I'm pretty, so that's all that matters to me. :)

48 comments:

  1. I LOVE the fox sweater!! And I think you rocked all three looks. I have the French Hen sweater from J. Crew and wear it to work all the time - that little hen and I? We're tight. Love the idea of dressing it up though - haven't tried that yet!

    xo
    Morgan
    seemomogo.blogspot.com

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    1. Thanks, Morgan! I've been drooling over the animal graphic sweaters from J. Crew, but Old Navy is much more my budget, haha.

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  2. i cant decide whic i like the most!! nicely done!!

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  3. Love it! You look great :) Animal prints are a must this season!

    www.tlnique.blogspot.com

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    1. Haha yes! It's such a specific trend I'm afraid we'll never see or hear from it again after this winter, but I'll pay $15 for a disposable trend. :)

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  4. These are really nice ideas, love them!

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  5. I can't decide which one is my favorite- I love your style!

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  6. I love love love that sweater! so whimsical!

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  7. I just love the First one and the third, so adorable!
    I really love your style, keep it up!
    Happy Blogging,
    Jamie
    www.thingsinyou.blogspot.com

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  8. So cute!! I love the look with the red dress, and I thought it was a skirt. Love the sweater!

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    1. The dress is actually more like a tangerine color, but thanks!

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  9. You seriously look amazing! I think the third with the skirt is my favorite; it's so unexpectedly perfect!
    Ginny
    mynewfavoriteoutfit.blogspot.com

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  10. love the last look the best! going to check out Old Navy website and see if I am lucky enough to snag one too

    <3
    jen
    www.jennyscribbles.com

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    1. I think it's sold out online, but I got mine in stores! They do run kind of big in my opinion. I picked up an XS and wouldn't have minded if it were a little smaller, so if you're smaller than me, it might be kind of big!

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  11. great looKs!
    xxx have nice weekend
    <3
    enjoy your time!

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  12. To be honest, I'm not the biggest fan of that sweater but I love, love, love all the ways you've paired it. You've got such great style :D.

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  13. Thanks for following - following you back

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  14. Lovely sweater and great outfits, especialy the second!

    xx Karolina
    CARAMODE

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  15. Hi beautiful blogger!! :)
    Just happen to pass by your blog!! Very nice outfits!! Most of all i prefer the first!! :p If you want you can take a look on my blog!!I'm a new blogger !!!!! :) We can follow each other!!What do you think??? :) Just let me know your answer -where you follow me- on my blog and then i followed you back!!!

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  16. Yay, a fox sweater post! I have the same sweater, and I could use some non-6-year-old inspiration for it. So thank you! I love these looks:)

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  17. Okay, so happy to have stumbled across your blog today. Could you be any cuter? Absolutely obsessed with this look!
    xo TJ

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  18. I'm totally in love with all three looks, especially the second one!
    Merry Christmas and a happy new year!
    Love
    Juneli from Fashionably Yours

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  19. I love that you did a post on animal sweaters because I always want to buy one but have no idea how I'd wear it. I love the second outfits top and the third outfits skirt!

    xo Michelle

    Fierce & Fashionable

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  20. i love how you styled this! the first casual look is my fave. i just bought this exact sweater for my bff, took me 2 different old navy's til i found it!

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    1. I found it right away, thankfully, but I see it EVERYWHERE in the "blogosphere", so I know why they're hard to come by!

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  21. These are all adorable. I think the blazer one is my favorite because I could totally recreate it (if I had a fox sweater). I like the new updated blog too! So fresh and so clean.

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  22. looooove all these options - you are one gorgeous lady!! :) THanks for stopping by my blog..! I'm hitting that follow button and following you! I have a giveaway running right now & would love for you to enter it!
    xoxo,
    Nikki at www.bedazzlesafterdark.com

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  23. lovely looks! i 'm in love with the one with the blue skirt

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  24. Animal print sweaters are so popular these days! I like how you styled yours three ways here, really cute. The Fox print is my fave.
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    - The Fashionable ESQ
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  25. Love your blog and I love that sweater! You look darling in all three look!

    XO,
    Rachel Ashley
    http://fashionablyliving.com

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  26. I came to check out your blog and this post popped up and I. Am. In. Love.

    You have such great style and I am so excited to get to keep up with it now!

    Nicole
    sequinedpatterns.blogspot.com

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  27. Thank you for inspiration:-) love this sweater and you really did a great job on putting these together:-) might steal these ideas:-) have a lovely weekend:-) your newest follower #94:-)

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  28. I was out of the country when this fox sweater was released (and completely sold out!) but I have a navy sweater with a red lobster from J Crew that is similar and I was struggling to figure out what to wear it with. Thanks for the ideas!!!!

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