Tuesday, December 20, 2011

I'm dreaming of a Plaid Christmas...

I'm used to plaid being everywhere this time of year, but I'm having a hard time finding plaid anywhere other than J.Crew. Don't get me wrong, I love Jcrew but I can't quite afford that right now because I spent all my money on booze and strippers. Hah, JK this isn't Real Housewives of Atlanta.

I would rather not spend more than $50 on something that will get plaid-out so quickly! Two years ago I found the perfect ruffled plaid shirt in green at WALMART of all places for 11 bucks.

{Me and the hubs 2k8}

What the heck happened to it?? It must have gone to the island of unwanted plaid shirts. Or maybe I just mis-plaidced it. Eh, I tried with that joke, may not have worked, so sue me.

Time for a plaid Splurge or Steal edition...

Splurge vs. Steal Plaid Jackets

Currently drooling over the Burberry jacket (yes, at my desk with a bib on) but that red blazer is not a bad alternative for a Christmas party. Pair it with a sparkly skirt and white button up underneath?

Splurge vs. Steal Plaid Button Up for a Christmas party... Splurge vs. Steal Plaid Button UP
Never thought I would see the day a Ralph Lauren button up was the steal! But what a great price for a regularly $99 top! I want to recreate this look from the blog Late Afternoon...
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So pretty, plus that is the same $68 blazer from above!

Splurge vs. Steal Plaid Button UP by srober30 featuring cotton shirts

J Crew cotton shirt
$72 - jcrew.com

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