What I Wore Last Week

Bows & Sequins shares real life outfit photos taken in Chicago.

It’s been a few weeks since I’ve done a What I Wore Last Week round-up, but now that I’m settled into my place and getting back into my routine, I’m trying to get back in the habit of remembering to have someone snap my photo when I’m out and about! (And also trying to be better about snapping a mirror pic if I forget.) I’ve also been trying to make more of a conscious effort to show my day-to-day outfits on Instagram Stories, which seems to be going over pretty well!

You’ll probably notice that I’m trying to shop my closet as much as possible! I haven’t really shopped at all since I got back from Remote Year and I’m trying to keep it that way for a little while. (Saving money is high on my priority list this year!) Working with what’s already in my closet has been kind of fun, as it’s forced me to flex my styling muscles to come up with new outfits without purchasing anything else.

I know I mentioned this before, but I want to do a post speaking to my experience with basically being on a shopping ban while I was on Remote Year and learning to live with so much less. I just need to find some time to write it! Stay tuned.

Here are some of my outfits over the last two weeks…

Bows & Sequins wearing a Bobeau sweater, rag & bone legging jeans, combat boots, and a fur beanie in front of a pink wall in Lincoln Park.

Where: Running Errands in Lincoln Park

Bobeau Sweater (on sale!)  |  rag & bone Jeans  |  Indigo Rd Combat Boots (on sale!)  |  Kyi Kyi Beanie (similar here for less!)

Bows & Sequins styles a cute outfit for a concert wearing a black tee shirt, suede skirt, fishnet crochet tights, and ankle booties.

Where: Gryffin Concert at Concord Music Hall in Chicago

Cynthia Rowley Tee Shirt (old; similar here)  |  H&M Suede Skirt  |  Commando Fishnet Tights  |  Marc Fisher Booties (on sale!)  |  NARS Lip Pencil in Cruella

So many oldies but goodies! You can see this tee on the blog here, this skirt on the blog here and here, and the booties here.

Bows & Sequins shares her concert outfit at Concord Music Hall in Chicago. She's wearing a Cynthia Rowley New York F*cking City tee shirt, a suede skirt, fishnet crochet tights, and Marc Fisher ankle booties.

Bows & Sequins brunches at Etta in Chicago wearing a green faux fur coat, black turtleneck bodysuit, Gucci belt, mom jeans, and heels.

Where: Brunch at Etta

Aritzia Faux Fur Green Coat (old; similar here & here)  |  J.Crew Turtleneck Bodysuit  |  Gucci Belt  |  Mott & Bow Mom Jeans  |  Ankle Booties  |  Le Specs Aviators  |  Polene Bag

You can see this green coat on the blog here!

Bows & Sequins wearings a pair of glitter printed Terez leggings with a Canada Goose coat and Adidas Ultra Boost sneakers.

Where: On the Way to Workout

Canada Goose Coat  |  Terez Glitter Leggings  |  Adidas Ultraboost

Jessica Sturdy styles a metallic puffer jacket with a Gucci belt, pearl beanie, and leopard slides.

Where: Meeting at Somerset

Old Navy Metallic Puffer (sold out; similar here)  |  J.Crew Turtleneck Bodysuit  |  Gucci Belt  |  Paige Black Jeans  |  Nordstrom Pearl Beanie (old; similar here & here)  |  Halogen Leopard Slides (old; similar here)

Bows & Sequins wears Patagonia base layers for a walk along the lakefront in Chicago.

Where: Walk Along the Lake

Patagonia Long Sleeve  |  Patagonia Leggings  |   Adidas Ultraboost Sneakers

Bows & Sequins shares a casual outfit with glitter high top sneakers and a metallic jacket.

Where: Running Errands in the Gold Coast

Old Navy Metallic Puffer (sold out; similar here)  |  Lululemon Turtleneck  |  Plush Fleece-Lined Leggings  |  Kim + Zozi Glitter High Tops  |  Black Cubs Hat

Bows & Sequins tries on a pair of round Madewell sunglasses wearing a rose gold puffer jacket.

Trying on these fun sunglasses at Madewell!

Bows & Sequins wearing a layered shirt dress with tights and combat booties.

Where: EvolveHer Anniversary Party

Layered Sweater Dress (purchased on Hong Kong; see it on the blog here!)  |  J.Crew Opaque Tights  |  Indigo Rd Combat Boots (on sale!)  |  J.Crew Hair Bow (old; similar here)

Bows & Sequins styles a shimmery sheer turtleneck with a bandeau bra and silver earrings.

Where: Lost Kings Concert at Chop Shop

Free People Shimmery Sheer Turtleneck (old, but this one is identical — last worn on the blog here!)  |  Bandeau Bra  |  BaubleBar Earrings (old; identical here!)

I just found another similar top here!

Bows & Sequins shows off her blonde hair color from RMCM Salon in Chicago.

Where: After Getting My Hair Done at RMCM Salon!

J.Crew Sweater (similar here!)  |  rag & bone Jeans

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  1. 2.11.19
    Kendal said:

    I love all of these outfits!! That gold jacket is everything.

    Kendal / Life With Kendal

    • 2.11.19
      Jessica said:

      Thanks girl! Isn’t it so fun?? I was hesitant to buy it at first, and thought maybe I’d just wear it a few times, but it’s the perfect POP in these dreary gray winter days and I’ve been wearing it non-stop. Best purchase! (Especially because I got it 50% off on Black Friday, making it like ~$40!)

  2. 2.11.19
    Rena said:

    The looks you wore last week are cool and perfect for winter!
    xx Rena

    • 2.11.19
      Jessica said:

      Thanks so much, Rena! xoxo

  3. 2.11.19

    Cute looks. I have a very similar green furry coat. I just love that dark emerald/forest green.