Stripe Top + Boyfriend Jeans

Alright, I tried them again. THIS time, I actually did wear this outfit all day without changing to my skinnies. Yay for progress!

Yes, the boyfriend jeans are back, and this time I styled them with ankle boots and this great little striped bateau top from Old Navy.

This top is currently on sale for $24, and you can get an additional 20% off thru end of day today (9/20) if you click on that deal at the bottom of the page. That brings it down to just $19. For that price, you may want two! In addition to this navy with red stripes, it also comes in white with navy stripes as well as a solid grey heather and a solid fir green.

I love that it has a straight hem, and the length is nice for leaving untucked. The side slits are a nice detail, and even though it has a dropped shoulder, it doesn’t seem to add bulk like some do.

Usually the rule of thumb with boyfriend jeans is to wear something more fitted on top but I don’t like things too tight through my waist because I tend to carry a little extra weight there, so this top is perfect. It has some shape to it without being clingy. For size reference, this is a small.

I’m cuffed my jeans twice this time instead of once, as pictured on the website. I feel like this is a better length for wearing with the booties. When I wore my slides, the single cuff was fine because they have a much lower shaft. You can see that outfit HERE if you missed it or want to reference it for any reason.

These boyfriend jeans are slimmer than some, and I really like the cut — especially the rear view. Most boyfriend jeans make me look wide and flat, but these actually have a nice shape to them, and the slimmer cut overall is slenderizing.

They’re spendy so I linked to a few other options in the widget at the end of the post, but I can’t vouch for how they fit. The LOFT ones are 40% off, though, so definitely worth a try!

I carried my Lucky Brand bucket bag in the brindle color because I love how it coordinates with the ankle boots and the casual vibe works well with this outfit. It’s on sale at Amazon right now.

I kept my accessories simple — these winding arrow earrings and a few Alex and Ani bangles.

top // jeans (option) // boots // bag // earrings // bracelets // watch

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

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