Striped & Sunny

20 May

Banana Republic Margaux Sunglasses

Brooks Brothers Pink and Blue Striped Sweater

How do I begin to describe my love for the color pink? I could go on all day. I’ve never found a shade of pink I don’t like. It’s fun, feminine, flirty and just makes me happy. That’s why when I saw this striped sweater at Brooks Brothers, I knew immediately it was going home with me.

This is actually my first personal purchase from Brooks Brothers. My boyfriend lives in Brooks Brothers clothes, so I’ve gotten him stuff there before, but never for myself. That changed when he wanted to pop in to the Kenwood location when he was in town recently. I don’t know if other girlfriends feel this way, but I actually love shopping for my boyfriend. He’s really into dressing well, so it’s cute to see how excited he gets when he’s shopping at Brooks Brothers. I swear he has every pattern shirt they’ve ever made, which makes it really hard when it’s time to get him Christmas and birthday presents.

On this particular day, I got a little bored while he was looking at solid-colored button downs (yawn), so I moseyed on over to the women’s section. A lot of things were a little too serious for my liking, but this sweater was calling my name. I knew the pink and navy stripes would be getting a lot of action, whether it would be during the work week or on the weekends. That’s proven to be true, because I’ve worn this at least five times. Hey, at least I’m getting my money’s worth, right?!

 Brooks Brothers Striped Womens Crewneck Sweater

Metallic Oxfords Striped Pink and Blue Sweater

PS- is anyone else relieved the week is already half over? I was feeling really invigorated all of Tuesday, but I’ve been feeling sick ever since I ate dinner last night. The fact that I made over a pound of roasted vegetables and rapidly inhaled them probably triggered it. Whatever it is, I’m ready for a lazy weekend!

Brooks Brothers Supima Cotton Crewneck Colorful Striped Sweater

Brooks Brothers Supima Striped Crewneck Sweater (on sale!) | Gap Tailored White Shorts | Sam Edelman Metallic Oxfords (similar) | Banana Republic Margaux Sunglasses | Ralph Lauren Pink Button Down (similar)

Brooks Brothers Womens Striped Sweater

11 Responses to “Striped & Sunny”

  1. Preeti May 20, 2015 at 7:09 am #

    preppy perfection!

    xoxo, Preeti
    http://www.ninesto5.com

  2. dayinmydreams May 20, 2015 at 11:26 am #

    love stripes for the spring!
    http://dayinmydreams.com/

  3. Ashley May 21, 2015 at 7:48 am #

    You are retro chic here- and I love the sweater + shorts combo; so great for spring and early summer!

    -Ashley
    http://lestylorouge.com

  4. FashionEdible May 21, 2015 at 12:01 pm #

    You look incredibly chic! I instantly thought of a brunch or luncheon when I saw this. I love it! And that sweater is gorgeous!

    FashionEdible

  5. erikadvm May 22, 2015 at 1:21 pm #

    Love the preppy look ❤ So beautiful!
    http://www.wanderwithlove.co

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