Leather & Polka Dots

12 Feb

The theme of today’s pictures? Wind. It seems the snow has given way to 25 mph wind gusts, but I can’t complain too much since I’m completely over the snow. I was so excited to see it was sunny, so I could actually get some bright photos! Once I got outside I spent most of the time attempting to look somewhat cute while my hair was whipping me in the face. You can decide for yourself how that turned out. I now have a newfound respect for supermodels who have to pose with wind machines. I’m not a supermodel and the wind here wasn’t from a machine, but I’m assuming it’s pretty similar!

Leather & Polka Dots 1

Luckily, these leather pants from H&M kept me pretty warm! I think some people tend to stay away from leather because they think it’s too intense or edgy. I personally feel that anyone is capable of pulling off the leather look. Adding a fun, less serious top helps balance out leather bottoms. For today’s look, I thought this polka dot blouse was the perfect way to liven up my outfit. And of course, I was more than happy to wear sunglasses for the first sunny day in a long time!Leather & Polka Dots 2

Leather & Polka Dots 3

The only way to tame my hair: holding it down.

Leather & Polka Dots 4

Leather & Polka Dots 5

Trying to work with the wind.

Top: Forever 21 (similar) | Pants: H&M (similar) | Shoes: BCBG (similar) | Sunglasses: Ray-Ban | Necklace: BCBG (similar) | Bracelet: J.Crew

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13 Responses to “Leather & Polka Dots”

  1. carascliche February 12, 2013 at 12:05 pm #

    Eeeeek, I love the good Forever 21 finds! That necklace is incredible too!

    • Baubles to Bubbles February 12, 2013 at 12:08 pm #

      Thank you! I love when you can find great pieces that look expensive from there!


  2. Holly February 12, 2013 at 8:37 pm #

    Hi, I’m also in the Cincinnati area! I’m currently at UC studying journalism and am in a blogging seminar, so I’m now trying my hand at blogging, too. I love your style posts — this is my first time on your site. It’s great to see a Cincinnati blogger interested in the same things as me! So glad I stumbled upon this blog!

    Holly (ohgollyholly.tumblr.com)

    • Baubles to Bubbles February 13, 2013 at 12:18 pm #

      Thank you so much Holly! It’s nice to meet someone else in Cincinnati. I studied journalism until midway through my junior year of college, so we have a lot in common! I’m glad you like my blog. I checked yours out too, and it’s great! We should definitely keep in touch!


  3. Sarah Long February 13, 2013 at 11:44 am #

    Just stumbled across your blog and fell in love. You are the cutest! So jealous those H&M pants fit you – they were highwaters on me haha. Werk it, gf!

    • Baubles to Bubbles February 13, 2013 at 12:23 pm #

      Thank you so much, Sarah!! I was having a bad day, and your comment just made it a lot better! If it makes you feel any better, I always have to get HUGE sizes because their clothes fit so weird on me. It’s like shopping at Baby Gap!


  4. FashionEdible February 13, 2013 at 4:59 pm #

    Love those leather pants! They look great on you too. I haven’t bought any leather pants yet – not sure why b/c I do love their style!

    FashionEdible Blog

  5. fortheloveoflucie February 17, 2013 at 2:12 pm #

    Wow that looks great on you x

  6. meghan February 20, 2013 at 9:35 am #

    beauitful look ❤ ur style!

    XO Meghan


  1. Leather & Polka Dots Round Two | baubles to bubbles - March 8, 2013

    […] I can’t believe a few short days ago, it was sunny and starting to feel like spring. Tuesday night, we got a huge snowstorm that dumped a fresh pile of snow around Cincinnati. Luckily, the weekend is supposed to be a warm one, so I’m hoping the snow melts away and is gone for good! Today’s outfit is another leather and polka dot combination. You can see my other take on this combination here. […]

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