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Day 17 of 28 Days of Winter Outfits

You guys, I like a snow day as much as the next mom, but on top of a four-day weekend??! Lord, help us all.

I guess in a way, it worked out. My 15-year-old is feeling under the weather, and an extra day at home is exactly what he needs. But if it is possible to pickle a brain on video games, he will be the first to achieve it!

I really wanted to pull on the yoga pants and sweatshirt that I wore yesterday and call it a day, but this 28 Days of Winter Outfits series gave me the impetus to get dressed in street clothes.

Fashion Over 40: Casual Winter Outfits for Moms

I tried this black sweater on first with a grey embellished t-shirt from the summer, but the necklines didn’t play well together so I resorted to this familiar striped tee. It really is a great winter closet staple. I got mine at LOFT a few years ago, but this one at the Gap is similar. It’s marked down to $17.99, PLUS today they’re running a 25% off sale! Starting 2/17: 25% off purchase, online only, at Gap. Use code: HAPPY. Ends 2/17.

I layered two silver necklaces and wore simple stud earrings. Actually, I slept in the earrings and didn’t bother to switch them out. I know, lazy!

Even though I’m not going anywhere today, I grabbed the blue purse at the last minute to add some color to the outfit. I think red would have been better, though — especially since my nail polish is red. But, of course, any color would work with this neutral outfit.

Fashion Over 40: Casual Winter Outfits for Moms

I’m tired of wearing my grey suede or black riding boots every day, so I put on these moto-style ankle boots for a change. These are also very supportive and comfortable — perfect for this stage of weaning out of my medical brace.

It’s a simple outfit, but it works.

Fashion Over 40: Casual Winter Outfits for Moms

Shop this look: black grandpa cardigan (similar – 40% off!) // striped boatneck tee (similar) // DL1961 Florence Skinnies (Topeka wash) // Tara M. Tiffany Ankle Boot (similar) // necklaces & bracelets c/o Stella & Dot // Rebecca Minkoff Mini 5-Zip Crossbody (available colors)

I’m linking up with The Pleated Poppy and Get Your Pretty On.

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