Take Me to the Tropics

The day it drops into the 20’s is the day I start fantasizing about a tropical getaway. Actually, I guess I started thinking about vacay when I noticed my legs glowing in the dark the other night, but that’s another story. I could use some sunlight! ๐Ÿ˜‰

Whenever my SAD starts to kick in, I try to counteract with wearing lots of bright colors and day dreams about my happy place.

This Echo scarf is beyond versatile! With a color palette spanning from both ends of the rainbow, the options are really limitless. You can simply throw it on with a basic black, white, or gray tee for a pop of color. I almost paired this scarf with my fuchsia sweater because I loved the mint+pink combination. Also loving the idea of this scarf with lavender! See? So many options!

Frenchi Blouse (very similar.. under $18!) / gifted Echo Scarf / AG for Calypso Cords (very similarunder $25!) / J.Crew Metallic Flats / JustFab Tote / Michael Kors Watch / J.Crew Bracelet (very similar)

Thanks for the pics, Rose!

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  1. 1.22.13
    Neris said:

    this is so adorable! i love all the colors ๐Ÿ™‚


    Fashion Fractions

  2. 1.22.13

    Great scarf! It’s very similar to the one I just bought from Target. I’m going to wear it today with teal slacks for the office.


  3. 1.22.13
    AJ said:

    That scarf is awesome! I can see why its so versatile! And its a great idea to wear brights when its so cold outside. I’m just going for warmth today since it wont get above freezing here either.


  4. 1.22.13

    Cute outfit! And I feel you on the summer thing…I HATE winter! And I bet my pasty white legs are blindingly brighter than yours! Haha!
    Love your blog, I read it everyday!


  5. 1.22.13
    Rachel said:

    Love your blouse and scarf!

    Life Unsweetened

  6. 1.22.13
    Sarah said:

    Oh, love this scarf so much! And your hair is gorgeous!


  7. 1.22.13

    Your hair looks so gorgeous! These bright colors (and that scarf) are perfect for a freezing day. Is it bad that I am craving a vacation and I had one only a month ago?


    Fashion and Beauty Finds

  8. 1.22.13
    V said:

    Love your lippie color!! What is it?

  9. 1.22.13

    I have the winter blues too.. It is 9 degrees here today.. BRRR!! Love the look!


  10. 1.22.13
    Liz Byrne said:

    You’re hair is perfect! I really need a warm getaway right about now too!


  11. 1.22.13

    Loving the color combination. Stay warm!

  12. 1.22.13
    Rachelle said:

    You look so cute, love this colorful outfit.


  13. 1.22.13
    pamela said:

    LOVING this outfit! I am obsessed with that scarf & your hair looks GORGEOUS! xoxo

  14. 1.22.13
    Alexa said:

    Such a cute outfit! I would have never thought to pair that color shirt and pants, but it really works ๐Ÿ™‚


  15. 1.22.13
    Alyssa said:

    It is SO freezing in NYC today! I’m pretty grumpy about it, so I probably should have taken a page out of your book and worn bright colors to make up for it (instead, I’m currently wearing all black haha). You look adorable!

  16. 1.22.13
    Kaitlin said:

    Love this color combo – definitely looks great on you! x

  17. 1.22.13
    Megan said:

    Oh man…I really, really, REALLY love that scarf! So pretty, and, like you said, so versatile! Your whole outfit is adorable!


  18. 1.22.13

    This is adorable! I loved your comment about your legs, I feel the SAME!


  19. 1.22.13

    that is such a lovely scarf on you — loving all the colors! xo


  20. 1.22.13
    christin said:

    it is like SO FREAKING cold outside. hope your tea last night made you feel better! xo

  21. 1.22.13

    Love this outfit! I got a colorful patterned scarf for Christmas and I LOVE that it has so many colors because as you said – it matches nearly everything ๐Ÿ˜€

    xx, Eleanor

  22. 1.22.13
    Shelby said:

    I am obsessed with that scarf! It looks like it goes with everything. I might just have to order myself one ๐Ÿ™‚


  23. 1.22.13
    Agi said:

    Love your outfit and I totally know how you feel. I can’t wait for some warm weather.



  24. 1.22.13
    Danielle said:

    You look fab! I have a very similar bag in taupe! Lip color = perfection!

  25. 1.22.13
    Ellen said:

    This is an absolutely adorable outfit, I want to own every single thing you have on. I still wouldn’t look half as cute as you. LOVE IT.

    • 1.22.13
      Jessica Sturdy said:

      You are too sweet! Miss you, El! xoxo

  26. 1.22.13
    Layla said:

    Love the scarf and your blog!

    I was looking on ebay and if this seller isn’t you, I believe they are using your pictures.

    • 1.22.13
      Jessica Sturdy said:

      Thanks for letting me know!

  27. 1.22.13
    Anngelik said:

    Love the colors! It definitely makes me think tropical and warm weather!


  28. 1.22.13
    Rose said:

    I LOVE how this all comes together! I’d probably never think to do oxblood & a peach tone, also…I still am so in love with that scarf. Don’t hate me if we become twins ๐Ÿ™‚


    Blonde in this City

    • 1.22.13
      Jessica Sturdy said:

      Psssh, never! I know YOU are your own person and would wear it in your own way! xo

  29. 1.22.13

    Love these colors on you! I know what you mean about the weather, it has been brutal! I am officially freezing.
    xo Dina
    Sweetest Somethings

  30. 1.22.13
    amanda said:

    You always have such fun colors and those shoes are adorbs.

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  31. 1.22.13

    Love the pixel pattern on your scarf and your monochromatic color scheme! Using bright and girly colors is a great way to make this cold weather more bearable!


  32. 1.22.13

    Love this scarf and look!
    xoxo stylelista

  33. 1.22.13

    I love this colorful outfit! I’ve been feeling like I need some sun lately too! In the last couple weeks, I’ve had several people comment that I look like snow white. Which is basically a nice way of saying that I’m really pale. lol


  34. 1.22.13
    Stacey said:

    This outfit is so cheery! It would brighten up my day!


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  35. 1.22.13
    Sarah said:

    Gorgeous look! I too am fantasizing about a tropical get away! It’s just so hard to choose where!

    The Purse Snatcherย 

  36. 1.22.13
    Rachel said:

    Loving this outfit combo! What is this perfect lip color?!

  37. 1.22.13
    Chelsea said:

    You look so gorgeous! I love that you’re doing so much color in the winter, it has me ready and excited for Spring.

    Chelsea & The City

  38. 1.22.13
    Ashleigh said:

    Girl, you’re gorgeous! This outfit is so bright and fun!

  39. 1.23.13
    Jo said:

    Ummmm one of my favorite looks you have put together.. such a unique color combination! Ps I’m dying to figure out how/when to wear red lips, tutorial needed when we are in Vegas.. Miss you!

  40. 1.23.13
    Michelle said:

    I was just noticing my extra pale skin yesterday, I can’t wait for the summer to come! I’m loving that scarf, the mint is so pretty & the floral patterns remind me of summer for sure!

  41. 1.23.13

    Cutest scarf EVER!!

  42. 1.23.13
    meghan said:

    love the tonal dressing, jessica (and that hair!)

  43. 1.23.13

    This look is fantastic – all of the colours are stunning and perfect for warding off SAD!

    Kate xo petite-adventures.blogspot.ca

  44. 1.25.13
    Emma said:

    LOVE this outfit!! i think i need that scarf..

  45. 1.26.13
    Tracy said:

    JESS I AM DYING OVER THIS SCARFF!!!! Omg!!!! Where did you get it?! Such a perfect piece to dress up these dreary days we’ve had!!!


    • 1.26.13
      Jessica Sturdy said:

      Thanks! Link is above.

  46. 1.26.13
    Candace said:

    Will you do a tutorial on how you tied your scarf? I love it

  47. 1.27.13

    I agree with the tutorial on how to tie the scarf…YES PLEASE!

  48. 2.1.13
    Rachel said:

    Oh my gosh, this is one of my favorite looks ever! Such a cute color combination, love your scarf and your lipstick shade! PERFECT ๐Ÿ™‚

  49. 3.8.13
    Marissa said:

    Can you do a post on how you curl your hair? Do you use curlers or an iron? I am borderline obsessed with it..

  50. 6.26.13
    Hip said:

    So pretty, and, like you said, so versatile!