Generally, I only document my weekday outfits. On the weekends, I mostly wear uneventful “home clothes,” like leggings and sweatshirts, and, if I do get dressed up, it’s often in the evening when the sun has set. This makes getting outfit photos difficult, to say the least.
The other night though, I snapped a mirror selfie of my dinner outfit and shared it to my Instagram stories, and I got quite a few messages saying – “More evening and weekend outfits, please!” (Yay!) So with this Weekend Wears series, I’m going to periodically share my weekend looks, whether they are casual or more of the “going out” variety. And, of course, you can bet they’ll all be ethical, sustainable, secondhand, old – all the things you have come to expect from my responsible wardrobe. I’ll also share what I did on the weekend in each of my outfits and some other miscellaneous thoughts. I hope you like it, and it might be a fun way for us to get to know each other better?
This is the dirty mirror selfie that launched this series – haha! My closet is certainly not the ideal minimal aesthetic, but it works for my life. Wearing an Express Portofino Shirt that has been in my wardrobe for years, Madewell 10-Inch High Rise Jeans and Sam Edelman Over-the-Knee boots (purchased secondhand, similar here.)
I wore this outfit to go to dinner on Friday night with Matt. We went to a restaurant called Little Pub, which is a local, Connecticut chain. The restaurant is exactly what it sounds like – a tiny pub with a warm atmosphere (so many fireplaces!). The food is more elevated than your typical pub fare though; I’m always able to find something plant-based to eat.
Before moving on to Saturday’s outfit, I want to back up to my Friday daytime outfit, simply because I received some questions about it on my Instagram and want to link those items up here for you.
I love that this sweater is cotton, so it is easy to launder and has no itch-factor. Everlane jeans are new to my wardrobe – I’ve been loyal to Madewell for many years. I really love these as a lower-cost alternative, though. They fit true-to-size and have washed well so far.
On Saturday, I got dressed later in the day, but snapped a few photos because I knew I wanted to write this post. The last few weeks were tough for both my physical and mental health, so I was really excited when my friend Cait randomly texted that she wanted to come visit me and hang out on Saturday night (she lives about an hour and forty minute drive from me).
It was so great to spend some time with her. I think when we’re feeling down, the best thing we can do is to spend time with people who love us – it reminds us who we are.
We went to a local brewery and to a Mexican fusion restaurant, which has Impossible tacos on the menu!
My top is the VETTA Convertible Tee, and my leggings are very old, from Lou and Grey. I’m wearing my over-the-knee boots again. Some special details to this outfit include my soft bralette from White Rabbit, bracelet from my friends at Windblown Jewelry and apprvl woven bag – that I purchased at my friend Cait’s shop!
I think the woven bag was an interesting choice for this outfit. It adds an organic element and deliberately keeps the look from having too much of a…Kardashian vibe?
Today is a stay-at-home day for me. Matt wants to watch the playoffs, and I have to catch up on some freelance work. I do a bit of writing and social media for local businesses; it is a fun hobby and also gives me a little disposable income. That’s what I’ll be working on once I finish up this post.
Cait has the same necklace. Mine has an initial charm and a moon charm, and hers has her initial and the sun. I love it!
In between all the things I mentioned above, I also finished filling up my Brass Clothing Clean Out Bag this weekend, and did some reading. I’m currently reading Goodbye, Things. I’m also getting back into Pinterest, and spent a little idle time looking for fashion inspiration there.
There you have it – all my weekend wears! Let me know if you enjoyed this post and you’d like to see more of them!