Bow Back

After finally tracking down this skirt, playing in the snow in a super casual outfit just wasn’t enough before it got retired for the season. Prior to heading home for the holidays, I opted to dress it up for work with a velvet blazer, navy tights, and a pair of glittery pumps.

Beth Bowley Velvet Blazer (similar) | Madewell Shirt | Vineyard Vines Skirt | J.Crew Tights | C.Wonder Pumps (now on sale!) | Michael Kors Bag | Sunglasses | Essie ‘Head Mistress’

Photos by Lydia Hudgens

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  1. 1.9.14

    Love this! Plaid is my favorite!


  2. 1.9.14
    Rachelle commented:

    Obsessed with that skirt and blazer, you look sooooo adorable.


  3. 1.9.14

    This outfit is just the cutest! Love the matching bows in front & back , so fun!

  4. 1.9.14
    Kimberly commented:

    LOVE that blazer – and the bow detail in the back is so cute!

  5. 1.9.14
    Meagan commented:

    Love the velvet blazer!!

  6. 1.9.14
    Emily commented:

    OMG I need that blazer!!!! Where can I buy it??? Couldn’t find it on the boutique website!

  7. 1.9.14

    How adorable are all those little bows! Love this look!

    Cathy, your Poor Little It Girl

  8. 1.9.14
    Patricia commented:

    so much to love here!

  9. 1.9.14
    Elizabeth commented:

    Great outfit, love the skirt!

  10. 1.9.14
    Heather commented:

    You look like Blair Waldorf! Love it. :)

  11. 1.9.14
    Lindsay commented:

    LOVE this look! Those pumps!! You just had to mention they are on sale… They must be mine! xoxo, Lindsay

  12. 1.9.14
    Amanda commented:

    That blazer fits you perfectly! And I love the glitter detail on the heel.

    Amanda xo

  13. 1.9.14
    Amanda commented:

    P.S- the herringbone scarf wasn’t online :( The hunt continues!


  14. 1.9.14
    Alyssa commented:

    What a cute combo! That blazer is already special because of the velvet, but the bow kicks it up even more–want it!

  15. 1.9.14
    FatFreeFashion commented:

    Can’t resist a little velvet when the temp dips…love that blazer!

  16. 1.9.14
    Mishelle commented:

    I love your blazer! The bow in the back is darling! Such a cute look.

  17. 1.9.14

    I love the double bow. Super adorbs.

    Rebecca {at} Preppy Panache

  18. 1.9.14
    Agi commented:

    Very pretty outfit Jessica. I love the bow detail on the back of the blazer. I bought a fabulous velvet blazer from Banana Republic, that I just can’t get enough of.


  19. 1.9.14

    This is the perfect winter look. I love the plaid and the different textures, and of course the bows. Love love love it!

    xo Kirsten

  20. 1.9.14
    Casey commented:

    Love the velvet blazer, that color is amazing.

  21. 1.9.14
    Code Overdressed commented:

    Aww this is the most adorable outfit I’ve ever seen, super feminine and preppy! Right up my alley! The skirt is so cute, so worth tracking it down!

    Cee. ♥
    Code Overdressed

  22. 1.9.14
    Christine commented:
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    Olivia commented:

    I’m wearing velvet today, too! There’s nothing better than a blazer..that’s velvet..and navy..and has a bow on the back!

  24. 1.9.14
    Tiffany Elam commented:

    This is such a cute outfit!

  25. 1.9.14
    Val commented:

    Love these pumps…I wore mine a lot in December! Great to go from office to party during the holiday season!


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  26. 1.9.14
    Chrissabella commented:

    This is such a cute way of wearing plaid and love your blazer!

    Greetings from London,

  27. 1.9.14
    dana commented:

    That blazer! Those bows! Too perfect!

    Pink Champagne Problems

  28. 1.9.14

    Adorable! I tried to track that skirt down for so long–so happy one of us found it! 😉 Hehe. You look beautiful!



  29. 1.9.14
    abigail sterling commented:

    That blazer is beautiful!

    x abigail, the fabulous life of a natural disaster

  30. 1.9.14

    gorgeous skirt and love the velvet blazer too! xo

  31. 1.9.14
    Courtney commented:

    I love everything about this outfit! It’s too perfect! I’ve seen velvet blazers online this season and always thought they’d look gaudy, but this looks so classy and elegant…I think you’ve changed my mind :)

  32. 1.9.14
    Annick Noel commented:

    I’m loving all the navy! I never know how to pair it and I love how you have styled that navy blazer! Gorgeous!

    Bold Subtlety

  33. 1.9.14
    Nicole commented:

    I think I need that blazer AND skirt. Ah love the bows!


  34. 1.9.14
    Kristin commented:

    The bow detail in the back of the blazer is super cute! Love!

  35. 1.9.14
    Terri commented:

    That blazer is freaking adorable! I love the color.

  36. 1.9.14
    Tia commented:

    That bow blazer is seriously amazing, as are those shoes!!!
    xo Tia |

  37. 1.9.14
    Naghmeh commented:

    LOVE this it actually looks like photos out of a Ralph Lauren catalogue! that velvet blazer is beautiful :)

  38. 1.10.14
    anna commented:
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    Merritt commented:

    Love this look! That blazer is stunning on you!

    The Style Scribe

  40. 1.10.14
    Lyddiegal commented:

    Plaid, velvet, and bows? I am so in love!!

  41. 1.10.14
    Katie commented:

    In love with the blazer and the heels! This outfit is chic!

    Love, Katie

  42. 1.11.14
    Rosie commented:

    Great look Jess!! I love the shoes.

  43. 1.11.14
    Kristi commented:

    Adorable outfit! I love everything about it!!

  44. 1.11.14
    Jules commented:

    Awww..this outfit is so pretty. Love the skirt with blue bow. I like the blazer as well. Great choice of outfit for the day!

  45. 1.12.14
    Jen commented:

    Love that skirt!!

  46. 1.13.14
    Chelsea commented:

    The velvety blazer looks so luxe… I love it! Great outfit Jessica, you look beautiful.

    Chelsea & The City

  47. 1.13.14
    Erin commented:


    I love this outfit!! The navy glitter pumps are such a cute touch that you don’t see every day! I love your sense of style.


  48. 1.20.14

    love your Suede Shoes :) XOXO

  49. 1.24.14

    superb jackets for women :) XX