gingham and pearls

Coat: J.Crew in Vintage Berry color (sale-here in other colors)

Sweater: Banana Republic (old) (similar here

Shirt: Old Navy (old) (similar here,  here – take addl 30% off with code GAPFRIENDS)

Boots: Tory Burch (great option for less)

Bag: Tory Burch via eBay (similar style)

Necklace: eBay

Watch: MK (old) (similar style)

Bracelet: via Must Have Box

I was looking back through my old posts and last year around this time in March boots were not necessary. Here are some of my March 2012 outfits: 1, 2, 3, 4.

What a difference! Wouldn’t mind the same weather these day…

And these are iPhone pictures, not that #2 isn’t obvious already 😉

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  1. 3.14.13
    Miranda Lamb said:

    Love the outfit! You look beautiful!

  2. 3.14.13
    Darcy said:

    Alright, I need to buy a gingham shirt! Everytime I see one, I want it. I love how you styled it. Thank you for the ideas!

  3. 3.14.13
    Hermy said:

    Although I wish it was March of Last Year, A woman it can be stylish in the winter can be stylish any season.Hermy leilahs Lipstickt

  4. 3.14.13
    Anonymous said:

    Love that shirt! I might have to go buy it right now!Shannon

  5. 3.14.13
    Jen ♥ said:

    Great outfit…just pinned it 🙂 I'm obsessed with your coat too.

  6. 3.14.13
    Malinda Falcicchio said:

    Love this classic look :)

  7. 3.14.13
    Jane said:

    We just had some snow this morning. The boots are here to stay!Best,Jane

  8. 3.14.13
    Christina Heflin said:

    Love this outfit! It's so classic and the pop of color from your jacket is beautiful!

  9. 3.14.13
    Beautygirl24 said:

    One of my favorite looks from you. Ever!

  10. 3.14.13
    Chioma said:

    i love this classic preppy look! love your coat too :)~Chioma C's Evolution of Style $1000 Visa Gift Card Giveaway

  11. 3.14.13
    Chelsea said:

    I love this look without the sweater! Gingham is such a classic and preppy print and you look gorgeous.xoxo,Chelsea & The CityBe sure to check out my Stella & Dot trunk show + giveaway!

  12. 3.14.13
    Sam said:

    This look is styled perfectly! Way to rock it!

  13. 3.14.13
    Agnes Mayer said:

    Love this outfit, classic and stylish. You cant' do wrong Lilly.Agi:)

  14. 3.14.13
    Lala H said:
  15. 3.14.13
    Monica Gava said:

    The Hot pink goes so well with the gingham!Monica from Fashion Koketi

  16. 3.14.13
    Kristina said:

    The weatherman said that a year ago today it was 81 degrees out. Le sigh. Love your pink coat!KristinaKristina does the Internets

    • 3.15.13
      Lilly said:

      Crazy to think how hot it was. Definitely missing that weather at this point 🙂

  17. 3.15.13
    Ashley's Passion for Fashion said:

    SO very cute! You look lovely!

  18. 3.15.13
    My Piece of the World said:

    Really nice look, totally on point without being stuffy or too trendy!

  19. 3.15.13
    A J said:

    I have been eyeing that exact Gap gingham shirt but I cannot decide if I want it in light pink or bright pink…I already have navy, light purple, and an aqua color! Decision, decisions!!Love the gingham with the tan and pink! And of course, pearls always make the

    • 3.15.13
      Lilly said:

      I have a hard time saying no to gingham shirts, even though I promised myself that I won't buy any more. I think I'm up to eight – shame on me 😉

  20. 3.15.13
    Natasha xoxo said:

    Gingham and pearls… love the combination!xo, tashatwenty-something blog

  21. 3.15.13
    CoastWithMe said:

    There is something so classy, beautiful, and timeless about gingham and pearls! I love the combination with the beige sweater and pink coat! Beautiful as always Lilly:)!

  22. 3.15.13
    Jamie said:

    You always come up with the best color combos EVER!!! Love this look. xo- Jamie @makeuplifelove

  23. 3.15.13
    Coco said:

    I love your outfit, so stylish!I've just come across your blog and I'm your newest follower via Bloglovin.Hope some time you'll get the chance to visit my blog and maybe follow back :-)With love,CocoCoco et La vie en rose

  24. 3.15.13
    andrea said:

    Love this look! I've come to the conclusion that I need a pink coat!xoxo,

  25. 3.16.13
    Donik Lamb said:

    I have two gingham shirts but I.NEED.MORE. like yesterday…. The only problem I have is that I don't like to iron so another thing that needs to go the dry cleaners…. I finally found some cute ankle booties at our friends over at Tar-Jaaay and I am ok with the colder weather…. for now…. some of my coworkers wear flats sans socks 365…. BRRRRRRRRR LOVE your outfit!!! Might wear it tomorrow 😉

    • 3.18.13
      Lilly said:

      See, I'm too cheap to take most stuff to dry cleaners haha. I wash my gingham shirts in cold water and hang dry them.

  26. 3.16.13
    Skylette from Sequins & Stilettos said:

    we are actually having decent weather over here (no complaints from me!) and I can't wait to bust out the strappy heels!Your bag is to die for Lilly!Sequins&Stilettos

  27. 3.16.13
    charmeuse said:

    amazing, I love it ;)

  28. 3.16.13
    Ashley said:

    I really love this outfit!!!xox,Sincerely Miss Ash

  29. 3.18.13
    Lady of Style said:

    Fantastic style, I'd wear this immediately.AnnetteLady of Style

  30. 3.18.13
    kelly marie said:

    Hello!I am looking for pearls to wear on my wedding day, and I think the pair you wear in this post might be just perfect! Would you mind sharing the seller information or link to where I might find these? Thank youKellykmedens @ gmail dot com

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