Tuesday Ten: February Style Tips

February is a wonderful month for so many reasons. I got to kick this month off with a milestone birthday, Fashion Week is in full swing, and Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Since it’s a pretty fashion-forward month, I’ve put together my monthly roundup of style tips that I just can’t get enough of. Below, you’ll find romantic pieces mixed in with some playful patterns and silhouettes. If you’re looking for an outfit to spice up date night, sashay through the streets of New York in, or just need plain old inspiration, look no further.

Here are my 10 style tips for the month of February…

Life's a breeze via Gal Meets Glam.

1. Life’s a breeze.
One of my favorite styles this year is the flowy maxi dress. Julia of Gal Meets Glam has me swooning over this romantic number, especially the sweet lace up detail. Not to mention this dress is the perfect spring transitional piece.

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Bell of the ball via Kendi Everyday.

2. Bell of the ball.
Love comes in all shapes and sizes—take these bell sleeves for instance. This over-the-knee boot and mini dress combination shows just enough skin and isn’t over accessorized. Kendi of Kendi Everyday knows the power behind simplicity.

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White out via Happily Grey.

3. White out.
While the term “white out” applies to weather in most of the country right now, we Californians can’t say the same. Our winter whites come in the form of chic outerwear like Mary of Happily Grey demonstrates above. 

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Olive your style via Fashion Jackson.

4. Olive your style.
Army green is the new neutral. From anorak coats to lightweight jackets like this one, incorporating shades of olive you’re your wardrobe is a definite do. Amy of Fashion Jackson couldn’t wear it any better!

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Gym class hero via Kelly Golightly.

5. Gym class hero.
Sneakers aren’t strictly reserved for getting your fitness on: Pair them with a silky pair of joggers and you have yourself an outfit. Kelly Golightly demonstrates how you don’t have to overdress these on-trend items.

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Patterned to perfection via Curated By Courtney.

6. Patterned to perfection.
I’ve been mad for plaid for quite some time now, but this windowpane pattern has to be the prettiest variation. Courtney of Curated by Courtney completed her look with some fun textures—leather leggings and suede boots.

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Au naturel via Isabella Thordsen.

7. Au naturel.
No matter the season, you can’t go wrong with a neutral color palette. Isabella Thordsen’s wool fedora and chunky sweater share the same natural hue and are pulled together with a timeless black peacoat.

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Cross your heart via Lemon Stripes.

8. Cross your heart.
Gone are the days of heavy, oversized handbags! Store just the necessities with a petite crossbody like this one. Julia of Lemon Stripes keeps her look sweet and simple with this little leather beauty.

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Fairest one of all via Rhyme and Reason.

9. Fairest one of all.
Winter and Fair Isle knits go hand in hand. Jillian of Rhyme and Reason is doubling up on the quintessential winter staple and I’m loving every bit of it. To stay extra bundled, try layering on a peacoat like Jillian did above.

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Bold is the new black via Classy Girls Wear Pearls.

10. Bold is the new black.
Who said winter has to be drab? There’s something alluring about bright, bold colors, especially on a cloudy day. Sarah of Classy Girls Wear Pearls is a ray of sunshine in her yellow coat and jeweled sweater.

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What are some of your favorite styles this month?

I’d love to hear them in the comments!

XO Lauren

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Photos:
1. Gal Meets Glam
2. Kendi Everyday
3. Happily Grey
4. Fashion Jackson
5. Kelly Golightly
6. Curated by Courtney
7. Isabella Thordsen
8. Lemon Stripes
9. Rhyme and Reason
10. Classy Girls Wear Pearls
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