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 Coat :: Target . Shirt and jeans :: old navy . Boots :: avenue.com . Scarf :: forever 21Earrings :: old navy . Umbrella :: practically perfect in every way . pictures :: Nina who wears flowers in her hair

 

Rainy days . . . dark rainy days . . . dreary dark rainy days . . . cold dreary dark rainy days

I’ll stop with the adjectives now.

Cold dreary dark rainy days are what we’re having here in Indiana since it is January. And when I say cold I mean 1 degree . . . when I say dreary I mean cloudy . . . when I say dark I mean we don’t see the sun . . . and when I say rainy I mean it’s a wintery mix.

For being so darn pretty in the spring, summer, and especially fall – like the stuff that’s on calendars, guys – Indiana is awfully gross and  ugly in the winter.

I said I would stop with the adjectives, but I have not.

You know what isn’t all those adjectives I said up there . . . this outfit. Well it is sorta dark – black shirt and all – and it’s perfect for a cold and rainy day, but it is not dreary. It is a cold, rainy day in Indiana . . .Olivia Pope style

This coat is my favorite winter coat in the whole world. I got it at Target 2 years ago. It’s wool so it’s warm, but there’s a bit of a stretch to it so it fits perfectly. Also if you forget to wash it regularly the wool doesn’t scratch your face  . . . not that I would know.

What’s your favorite thing to wear on cold dreary dark rainy days?

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16 Comments

  • Reply Nina @ Flowers in my Hair

    You’re gorge. #itshandled

    January 19, 2015 at 7:29 am
    • Reply Bex Stark

      thanks lady #nowineedawhitehat

      January 19, 2015 at 9:43 pm
  • Reply Tracy @ Tracy Tris

    That is such a great coat!

    January 19, 2015 at 11:12 am
    • Reply Bex Stark

      thank you!

      January 19, 2015 at 9:44 pm
  • Reply Suz @ 2 cats & Chloe

    i love this coat! Can’t believe it’s from target!

    January 19, 2015 at 9:28 pm
    • Reply Bex Stark

      I know! Target is amazing sometimes! good all the time . . . sometimes just flat out amazing lol!

      January 19, 2015 at 9:44 pm
  • Reply Kendra

    I adore that coat. It looks soo cozy yet sophisticated. You’re rocking it!

    January 20, 2015 at 12:15 am
  • Reply Sarah @ 12 Twenty Seven

    Love that coat! Heck, I love this whole outfit!

    January 20, 2015 at 1:06 pm
    • Reply Bex Stark

      and i love you

      January 20, 2015 at 9:09 pm
  • Reply Liz @ Baby Got B.A.

    You is pretty.

    January 20, 2015 at 1:29 pm
    • Reply Bex Stark

      you is smart . . . especially with math

      January 20, 2015 at 9:09 pm
  • Reply Faith

    I know I’ve told you before but I absolutely love that coat and if it comes up missing..I don’t have it.

    January 20, 2015 at 4:28 pm
    • Reply Bex Stark

      you’re the first place i’m looking homie

      January 20, 2015 at 9:09 pm
  • Reply Jen @ Librarian for Life and Style

    Totally can relate to cold, rainy days — I live in Portland, Oregon! Makes for… interesting photo shoots 😉 I lasted one rainy winter before getting my first pair of legitimate rain boots.

    Lovely coat and scarf — and I love your purple earrings and how they set off the look.

    January 20, 2015 at 8:16 pm
    • Reply Bex Stark

      thank you! i need some real rain boots!! i feel ya on that!

      January 20, 2015 at 9:08 pm
  • Reply Jennie

    I love your pretty grey coat! The striped scarf accents it wonderfully. Great rainy day look!

    January 21, 2015 at 2:54 pm
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