I don’t necessarily think that I’m the “most fashionable” person, but I fully believe in embracing your own personal style.
While finding those items that will complement your body type is important, I believe that what matters MOST is finding something to wear that makes you feel both confident AND comfortable.
My husband often laughs at me, because I will choose comfort over trends or style EVERY time. Don’t get me wrong, I won’t go out looking crazy– if being comfortable makes an outfit look foolish, I’ll change the entire ensemble.
I’m far past the days of “looking great” at the expense of spending the day/evening pulling, tugging, shifting and suffering physical discomfort just because of something I decided to wear.
It’s just not worth it.
Today’s fashion fix is my new blanket scarf! It’s rarely cold in New Orleans, but this week we’ve had weather in the 50’s (It’s 58° as I’m writing this) so I FINALLY had the opportunity to wear some of the blanket scarves I’ve added to my collection.
I love scarves, it was actually around this time last year that I did one of my first official product review/giveaway for a custom made scarf that I received.
Despite my love for scarves, they can be itchy (especially wool scarves) and I have sensitive skin, so I was a bit hesitant to order one online. I’m SO glad I didn’t pass this one up! It’s SO, SO SOOOOOOOO SOFT!
This is the third one that I’ve purchased. I love each one. They are awesome quality and there was no strange smell coming from any of the fabrics whenever my orders arrived. Best of all they are REALLY COZY!
I can’t say it enough– I’m SOOOO glad it’s finally cold here!
If you’re looking to try out the blanket scarf trend, this is a brand to check out. (I’ll add the link [now updated #aff] soon and include it in my Fran’s Favorites section of the sidebar 😉).
In addition to the quality of the item, I love the classic look and feel of a blanket scarf. My personal style is more “timeless,” (at least that’s what my stitch fix stylist says 😂😂). I tend to lean towards classic pieces that will transition easily from one year to the next– a blanket scarf is JUST THAT.
And it’s multifunctional! You could use it as a scarf, a blanket for a picnic (LITERALLY–It’s THAT big), an office coverup, a living room throw… the list goes on and on!
Check it out and please let me know what you think.
I tied mine using the standard “bandana loop,” but there are actually a number of ways to style this sized scarf. This Pinterest board of mine has a slew of references you can use for inspiration!
Here are a few photos of how I styled myself today. Yayyyyy for the weekend!