Everyday Style: Casual Chic

Plaid Scarf & Graphic Tee by www.whitecottagehomeandliving.comToday I am showing you how to dress up a simple short sleeve tee.

Add a blazer!

It may seem contradictory, but a basic tee will become much more chic with the simple addition of a blazer.  Contrast with a plaid scarf, large tote, and leopard heels and the outfit screams style!  It may seem at first that all the different elements of this outfit conflict, but they actually work!  The black in the tee is subtle enough to compliment the blazer, the plaid has a tinge of black and the leopard heels have black detail as well.  Add an oversized gray tote which compliments the gray tee and it is a pulled together outfit.

Adding distressed jeans, keeps the look casual, perfect for your day uniform.

On a hot fall day, take off the blazer/ or the scarf and you have a look which is still stylish and chic.

Mixing Prints by www.whitecottagehomeandliving.com Hudson Tote, Stella & Dot by www.whitecottagehomeandliving.com Everyday Casual Outfit by www.whitecottagehomeandliving.com Black Blazer & Plaid Scarf by www.whitecottagehomeandliving.com

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T-shirt: J Crew Factory, Blazer: Old Navy, Scarf: Stitch Fix, Denim: GAP, Bag: Hudson Tote Large- Stella & Dot, Jewelry: Stella & Dot, Flats: (Similar)

Ok, can you say that tote is awesome or what!  The Hudson tote is a part of the new holiday line with Stella & Dot.  I absolutely love it and it has easily become my go-to fall bag!


To life feeling like home!


  1. Yep, the tote is awesome! Does it snap or zip?

    Love your whole outfit. I sure am looking forward to cool weather here in Dallas so we can pull some of those clothes out.

  2. Kelly says:

    Love that bag!!!

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