dress: c/o winnie and kat // denim jacket: gap (similar here and here) // belt: kohls // booties: target // ring: c/o inpink // earrings: c/o white bear accessories // bag: c/o persunmall 

Although I definitely prefer to wear bright colors and patterns, it’s always fun to switch things up a bit and go for a completely neutral outfit. But still I couldn’t resist throwing some big, crazy earrings into the mix!

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My dress I’m wearing is from a California based company called Winnie and Kat. My cardigan in this photo is also from their store and I’ve worn the heck out of it over the last few weeks (it’s perfect for plane flights)! Their company also offers opportunities to become independent stylists — check out the info here!


  1. Kimberly says:

    This is the perfect combination – love the way the denim jacket & booties dress down this look!

  2. Great outfit. I love that it could easily be dressed up or down. Do you take your pictures with a tripod? I recently got one and mine aren't coming out nearly as nice. Just curious.

    • No, most of my photos (including these) are taken by my husband. Tripod photos take FOREEEEVVEEEERRR for me, and never turn out as nice. Plus it's so embarrassing to take photos of yourself with a tripod out in the open!

  3. Johanna says:

    Dang girl, those earrings look HEAVY! I could never rock those, I think. The dress is amazing, will have to go check Winnie & Kat out!
    xx Johanna
    Dear Life, We Need To Talk

  4. Madeline says:

    I love your hair like that. And that outfit is rockin. I can't believe those booties are from target ! I am on the hunt now

    Madeline | Its a Mads Mads World

  5. I like neutrals. And big earrings! This outfit is even convincing me to finally get a denim jacket. I never had one when they were huge in jr. high. Time to redress that situation.

  6. Leanne says:

    Oh heeeey neutral twin ๐Ÿ˜‰

  7. Diane Prince says:

    You look great, Merrick! I love the post! If anyone is interested in learning more about Winnie & Kat I would love to chat!

  8. I have to tell you, you are one my fav style bloggers bc you wear things I can actually afford to buy! And I love that. You look great as always!


  9. Chelsea says:

    I LOVE this look Merrick! I need a denim jacket ASAP.

    Chelsea & The City

  10. Colby says:

    Loving those booties! Definitely putting those in my cart at Target!

  11. Tabet says:

    sweet pics and a great style. Looks amazing!

  12. Fab outfit! Those earrings are super fun ๐Ÿ™‚

    Thanks for linking up with Style Sessions!

    Lauren xx

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  14. Alice Warren says:

    Just stubble onto your blog and is your newest follower. I like how your outfit is neutral and added a pop of color with those pretty earrings!


  15. Rachel Lynne says:

    Stunning and simple! Love it!

  16. Agnes Mayer says:

    Love this outfit. Simple yet elegant.

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