Resale Shop Experience

If you’ve been reading my posts lately you know how much I love a good deal.  From Marshalls, to TJ Maxx and Target…I always seem to find something fantastic I can add to my wardrobe.  Not only are their prices super affordable but these stores make it easy to bring a very strong-willed toddler along for the ride 🙂

The other day, thanks to my Mother in Law, I was able to do some shopping sans the little man and came across a local resale shop called Style Encore.  I had my reservations since the only resale shop I’ve been to is Plato’s Closet which is geared towards a younger audience.  I have to say, I was impressed!  Not only were the employees friendly and helpful but the store was organized and brightly lit.

I tried on a few things and ended up falling in love with a top by Bar III for only $14 which I believe is carried at Macy’s.  I wore it for a recent date night with my dark wash skinnies from Marshalls, black pumps from Forever 21 and burgundy satchel from Stitch Fix.

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As always – comfortable & effortless housewife style xoxx

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#OOTD Fall Layers

It’s finally starting to feel like fall here in Pittsburgh & I couldn’t be more excited!  This is by far my favorite season; the crisp autumn mornings, the holidays & family gatherings and of course, an excuse to drink hot rum apple cider!

Yesterday my husband & I decided to do a spontaneous family date night.  Another favorite of mine 🙂 Dinner & drinks, a little shopping, topped off with game night with our little man.  If you haven’t played Pop the Pig yet, you’re missing out.

It was one of those in-between evenings where the weather isn’t quite cold but it’s not hot either.  A ‘bring a layer’ kind of night.  I decided to wear my new Liverpool Bootcut Jeans from my recent Fix along with this lightweight elbow patch knit I picked up from Marshalls & my go-to boyfriend blazer from H&M.  The perfect toddler-approved date night look!

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As always – comfortable & effortless housewife style xoxx

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My Favorite Summer Looks

As the days get shorter & the weather (slowly) starts to cool I wanted to share some of my favorite summer looks.  Each of these outfits came from…you guessed it, Marshalls!  I am so lucky to have two stores within close proximity to our house, both that are fully stocked with on-trend styles at great prices!

This off-the-shoulder romper was the perfect go-to style for celebrating the 4th of July!  All I needed to complete this look was my favorite wedges & a glass of sangria 😉

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Another day, another blue off the shoulder outfit & a glass of red.  My brother & I were registered to run a 5K in June but the weather wasn’t in our favor so we opted for dinner & drinks instead.  This was also the perfect opportunity to wear this lightweight ruffled blouse & a top knot!

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Last but not least is this cold shoulder floral blouse that I’ve managed to wear several times throughout the summer.  First, to my son’s birthday party with a pair of olive chino shorts, below for girls night out with my favorite dark wash skinnies & lastly with a light wash distressed boyfriend jean & canvas flats.

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As always – comfortable & effortless housewife style xoxx

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#OOTN – New Years Eve

Can you believe it’s 2017 already?!  Though I hate that my little man is quickly becoming a toddler before my eyes, I love the start of a new year!  It’s as if you get a clean slate – a fresh start at love, friendship, personal growth, not to mention new fashion trends & outfit options!

The last few years we’ve hosted a NYE get together at our house.  It’s become tradition to do fondue & create fun martinis.  Though it’s just a small get together with close friends & family, I love any opportunity to get dressed up!  I was hoping to wear a new LBD by Tory Burch that my husband surprised me with, but I had to exchange sizes & am still waiting for the new size to arrive.  Rather, I put together a sparkly number that, believe or not, I found at Forever 21.

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I have never been one to wear a body suit, but I have to admit I am kind of a fan.  It was the perfect style to pair with this long pencil skirt!  I originally tried it on with my high rise jeans which I loved, so I may be rocking that look soon too.

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By the way, doesn’t my girlfriend look super chic in her Louboutin pumps and LBD from Stitch Fix!?  Major style goals!

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Cheers to a New Year!  As always – comfortable & effortless housewife style xoxx

#OOTN – Date Night

I tried to write a cute & clever story to accompany this blog post, but to be honest I am exhausted from the holidays & my creative side is apparently taking a nap.  Nevertheless, I am so excited to share this date night look from the holiday season.  I somehow convinced my husband to see The Nutcracker with me.  And, believe it or not he actually enjoyed it!

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Last Christmas he gifted me this beautiful Tory Burch dress which I haven’t had the chance to wear  yet.  This was the perfect opportunity!  I styled it with my Tory wedges and new burgundy satchel from Stitch Fix for a simple yet chic ensemble great for date night.

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Before the show we enjoyed a romantic dinner at Morton’s Steakhouse in the Cultural District of Pittsburgh.  My husband is wearing a gingham shirt by Untucked with a heather grey blazer from Nordstrom; he cleans up pretty well!

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Finally, I also had the chance to wear this vintage dress coat gifted to me by my mother.  My father bought it for her when she was my age; I am so lucky she kept it all these years!

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As always – comfortable & effortless housewife style xoxx

Don’t forget to follow me on IG as the_wexford_housewife_ for daily outfit inspo

Spring Favorites

Today I am sharing some of my favorite outfits I’ve put together this spring.  From mixing patterns, to Stitch Fix favorites, this season has been full of fun outfits I cannot wait to repeat throughout the summer!

Mixing Patterns

Mixing patterns is easy when you don’t put too much thought into it.  The key is to mix prints of varying scales i.e. large florals & small polka dots, or in my case thin stripes & thick diamonds.  I like to stay within the same color family, but you can always combine two different prints that share a single color.

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Unexpected pieces

The high finally hit 90 degrees the other day so the thought of wearing anything less than a dress was intolerable.  I didn’t have a lightweight maxi dress on hand so I turned this maxi skirt into a dress and I’m obsessed with the result!

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Stitch Fix Favorites

I’ve received so many great pieces from Stitch Fix lately; styling myself has its perks!  For an indoor work event this week, I decided to keep things simple & chic with a little bohemian flair.  This was easy to do thanks to my new Renee C Tank & Kut from the Kloth Faux Leather Jacket.  #StitchFixLife

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As always – comfortable & effortless housewife style xoxx

Don’t forget to follow me on IG as the_wexford_housewife_ for daily outfit inspiration