Stripes and Boho Vibes.

What do you do when the snow starts melting but you still have a little cold lingering around? You wear one of your five poncho wraps instead of a coat and still layer by adding a very warm knitted wool scarf around your neck. And for this outfit I tried showing off some cute socks worn inside booties. I rolled up my skinny jeans and voila - pretty rainbow stripes. Matching the stripes of the socks to the stripes of my poncho wasn't done on purpose. However, matching the stripes of the poncho to all the other colors of the outfit was done on purpose. Overall, this has a Bohemian, Winter Festival, 70s vibe to it and I think I will try pretty socks again, peeking through from the top of my boots. What do you think? Have you ever shown your socks on purpose, while wearing a casual outfit?

I took a couple of pictures without all the heavy layers to show you my purple buffalo plaid tunic. Plus I was wearing some pretty earrings.
Purple+Gray Buffalo Plaid Tunic Button-Down Shirt: JC Penney (similar in bright purple, Steal, love this), (similar, Great Deal), (similar, Splurge).
Navy, Colorblocked Striped Cape/Poncho: Forever 21 (similar, Steal), (similar, Great Deal), (similar, on sale, love this).
Teal Blue Wool Hand-Knitted Thick Scarf: Hand-Made & Handed Down by my Mom (very similar, Steal), (similar, Great Deal), (similar, Splurge).
Medium-Wash "Modern Skinny" Skinny Blue Jeans: Denizen by Levi's (Target) (almost identical, Steal), (similar, Great Deal, love these), (similar, Splurge).
Black+Charcoal Gray Wool Panama Hat: Forever 21 (similar, Steal), (similar, Great Deal, love this), (similar, small Splurge).
Silver-tone Chandelier Earrings w/ Mini Crystals: White House Black Market (similar, Steal), (similar, Great Deal, love these), (similar, Splurge).
Black+Multi Colored Horizontal Striped Socks: Old Navy (similar, Splurge), (similar, Great Deal, love these), (similar, Steal).
Black Leather Booties w/ Low Tan Heels: Caterina Firenze (similar, Splurge), (similar, Great Deal), (similar in suede, Best Deal, love these).
P.S. Linking up with Allison, Angie, Brooke with EricaErin with Laura, Grace, Kileen with Sandy, Jess, Kristen, Laura,


  1. Such an interesting mix of colours and textures :) I like that purple plaid tunic, what a nice piece :)

  2. I do so love those striped socks of yours, Ada, I feel that they bring everything together!!

  3. I just love, love that poncho! The colors are fabulous! The striped socks are a pop of fun, too! -- Amy @

  4. I love a layered look- and those boots are great staples, lady!

    Le Stylo Rouge

  5. I'm loving the layers and color combo! Such a chic look!

    Doused In Pink

  6. This look does have a fun, 70s vibe, I love it! I'm glad all the snow melted Ada, and I hope warm weather heads your way soon!

  7. i am in such a poncho-loving mood lately. this is great.

  8. Just love that fab hat! Great boho vibe!

  9. Fabulous striped poncho! Great colors and it is so cute that your socks almost match.

  10. That poncho is perfect for an extra layer when it is still chilly. Glad the snow is gone at least!

    Amy Ann
    Straight A Style

  11. I am such a boho chic kinda gal so you are totally rocking my world with this look! This layered look is perfection and dying over that scarf!

  12. You can never go wrong with a fun pair of socks.

  13. That poncho is just perfect. We have had some cooler morning, but it gets warm during the day and I've been wearing my military jacket, wraps, etc.!! Those striped socks are TOO cute with this outfit, too! I couldn't help but notice them. Happy International Womens Day to you, too!


  14. love the hat it is fantastic on you. The poncho is also spot on. Great look Ada

  15. What a cozy, cute look! I love the stripes and plaid together. Great hat too!

  16. You have such pizzazz. Love your feisty, fun spirit. You could make a potato sack look stylish. This has been the craziest spring! We would normally be in the upper 80s by now but it is windy and not terribly warm. Glad you are able to move into a poncho and out of a coat, hope you are soon in short sleeves.


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