Instagram lately

sweater poncho winter outfit black boots

F21 poncho, J.Brand jeans sz 24 (hemmed), Cole Haan Marina boots
Talbots tee, Prada Saffiano Cuir small double bag (my review)

This is an outfit from my Instagram of an old favorite sweater from last year that popped back into stock. See my prior review here and post on how to style an oversized poncho!
black white striped dress outfit asos petite

And here is a recent try-on…I wear my long-sleeved striped tees to pieces so would love to find a dress version. I went up 2 sizes for this ASOS one but it was still a little snug for my liking these days – good for going out at night though or for those who like their pieces more form-fitting. Will be keeping my eyes peeled for a less “bodycon” version!
bathroom bathtub decor subway tile bronze faucet
Lastly, signing off with this snap from the weekend. I’m not a big soaking bath person but it felt oh-so-good to take one after renovating our bathroom. The pink walls were an accident of sorts before we learned our lesson to always always test paint colors on the wall, in all lighting situations, versus just go off the swatch cards at the store. We were going for a light beige with a hint of blush, and were surprised with something a lot more feminine…Nick’s still cursing himself for being too lazy to test the color beforehand, but it’s been slowly growing on me : )


25 thoughts on “Instagram lately

  • Reply Thuy | Dress Up, Chow Down February 29, 2016 at 10:26 am

    Ann Taylor is currently one of my favourite stores. Went in this weekend. Didn't buy anything but I was able to kind of figure out what blazer size I was. I need some 🙂

  • Reply Laura Bronner February 29, 2016 at 10:34 am

    I'm in love with that poncho! Such a great color!!
    Laura |

  • Reply Sasa Zoe February 29, 2016 at 10:46 am

    Looking great<3

    Shall We Sasa

  • Reply Diana February 29, 2016 at 10:54 am

    Hi Jean! I'd love it if you could do a hair and beauty post with the products you use daily. 🙂

  • Reply Julie Hiller February 29, 2016 at 11:04 am

    Love your striped dress! It fits you perfectly!

    Lifestyle by Joules

  • Reply Keri H February 29, 2016 at 11:10 am

    Wow, that last picture is what I need right now. Looks so relaxing. i hope you have a great weekend!

    Enclothed Cognition/Bloglovin

  • Reply Anonymous February 29, 2016 at 12:20 pm

    If you use code GET50 at Ann Taylor, it's also free shipping on any order

  • Reply KLin February 29, 2016 at 12:43 pm

    Ann Taylor only shows Hurry40 for 40% off but the Hurry50 code works!!

  • Reply Joyce Pak February 29, 2016 at 2:24 pm

    I can only imagine Nick being unhappy with that color, but embracing it in the end…I think the color is soft and soothing, and that wine glass is so cute!

    Characters & Carry-ons

  • Reply Leamisu February 29, 2016 at 2:59 pm

    Poor Nick but I'd love a pink bathroom like that!

  • Reply Polly February 29, 2016 at 3:54 pm

    Those floral pumps are cute! Thanks for letting us know about the sale!


  • Reply ayme nicole February 29, 2016 at 7:17 pm

    I LOVE the pink shirt you linked, perfect for spring. And you look gorgeous in that long sleeved striped dress. Like, seriously amazing. The fit is to die for!



  • Reply prudence yeo February 29, 2016 at 10:56 pm

    Florals are coming back and I love it! Thanks for sharing your lovely selections!


  • Reply Abbie E. February 29, 2016 at 11:38 pm

    I love the striped tee!
    Abbie E.

  • Reply Paula Situ March 1, 2016 at 1:41 am

    Hi Jean, planning to visit Biston in June. Any recommendation where to stay, visit , shop n eatery?

  • Reply Jasmin March 1, 2016 at 1:10 pm

    I love the color pink, so I think your bathroom is fabulous! 🙂


  • Reply Dice March 1, 2016 at 3:59 pm

    Hi Jean,

    I've never shopped at ASOS, but I think I remember reading from your previous posts that their clothes tend to run small? Can you confirm?

    Loved the poncho & striped dress!

  • Reply Dice March 1, 2016 at 5:35 pm

    Hi Jean,

    I remember reading in your previous posts that ASOS tends to run small. Can you confirm? I normally wear a 0 or XS at LOFT, AT, BR and a 2 at H&M.; Thanks.

  • Reply Linda Tran March 1, 2016 at 8:15 pm

    Absolutely love all of your outfits & photos!

  • Reply Cait Mitchell March 1, 2016 at 9:30 pm

    So chic! Love that dark green poncho. 🙂

  • Reply Iris Lin March 2, 2016 at 1:29 pm

    Love your outfit!

    xo, I

  • Reply Anonymous March 4, 2016 at 12:25 am

    What nail polish did you use on your hands? So Pretty!

  • Reply Anonymous March 4, 2016 at 12:30 am

    What brand and shade of polish did you use on your hands on the first two pictures? Is it a different shade from what you used on your hands on the last pic? If so what shade is the third pic? Sorry for the detailed questions. I'm looking for a great neautral and I like the shades that you used you on your hands in all three pictures.

  • Reply Anonymous March 4, 2016 at 12:33 am

    What lipstick color are your wearing in the second picture?

  • Reply Elyse QUast July 28, 2016 at 5:15 pm

    Do you have a suggestion for a similar/identical green poncho for fall, since this one is not in stock anymore?

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