Because Leopard Is The New Black

Leopard print is always a classic, but it seems to be getting more and more popular with every passing year. I love wearing leopard shoes all year long, but I particularly love them for jazzing up my fall and winter outfits.

Nordstrom has a great selection of leopard shoes and booties right now, and today I’m styling a fall/winter outfit that goes perfectly with any of the above, depending on how dressed-up you want to be.

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again, these Sam Edelman Felicia Flats are like wearing slippers. I often slip them on when I know I’m just going to be at home all day, but of course they’re also great for when I’ll be out and about, especially if I’ll be doing a lot of walking.

I paired them with black jeans and this cozy mockneck sweater in a pretty fall golden yellow. Here are a bunch of other yellow sweaters that would work with this outfit.

This sweater is slightly longer in the back than the front, which seems to be the trend du jour when it comes to pullover sweaters. Most of the sweaters I’ve ordered recently are cut this way.

I like it because you can get the balance of a shorter length in front, but the longer length in the back gives you some extra coverage when you sit or bend over. I’m also liking a higher rise jean these days. It works better with the shorter tops that are in style.

This is the kind of outfit I live in when the weather cools down. This sweater is really soft and cozy, and it’s under $50. It also comes in black, burgundy, and a light grey heather that is really pretty. It runs true to size, but if you’re in between, I’d recommend sizing down.

I think this is pretty much the perfect casual Thanksgiving Day outfit.

While I love my flats, there are some occasions that call for a great pair of pumps. I would be more likely to wear this outfit with the pumps for Thanksgiving Day because that’s my favorite way to dress up my jeans-and-sweater outfits for the holidays. It’s amazing how much a simple switch like swapping out flats for pumps can elevate an outfit.

These pumps are actually quite comfortable to walk in, and they make a fabulous fashion statement. I’m fine wearing them for a few hours, but if I were going to be out all day, I’d bring the flats to change into later on.

yellow sweaters // black skinnies // Sam Edelman Felicia Flats // similar Sam Edelman leopard pumps // Tory Burch shoulder bag // faux pearl earrings

photo credit: Alison Cornell

Be sure to visit Cyndi and see the winter outfit she’s styling today.

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