Happy Friday! Hope all is well in your corner of the world. We had a fairly nice week, it started out chilly but yesterday was a beautiful day and I was able to finish up some garden work in my backyard. I still need to rake up some leaves in our front yard, isn't it funny - we don't even have a tree in the front, yet it seems like the leaves from half the neighborhood have decided to gather here 😄. Oh well, yard work is a bit of an exercise and now that group fitness has been cancelled once again, I can't complain about having to do it. It's now also required to wear a mask when when working out. And I'm sad to say that I'm considering putting our membership on hold until this restriction is lifted. I usually get a coughing fit about an hour into wearing a mask when out shopping so there is no way I could deal with a mask when working out. Does anyone else get a coughing fit with the mask on? I don't know if it's fibers from the mask material that I'm breathing in or what, but I'd be perfectly fine and then all of a sudden it hits me with this coughing fit and my eyes start watering. So weird! It even happens with my cotton masks from etsy. Nothing like standing in the checkout lane at the grocery store and having this happen...
But I better get to the point of today's post, my "fashion over forty" post. This outfit was inspired by one of Mireille's recent outfits, although I switched it up a bit to make it work for me. Mireille styled hers with a gray sleeveless top. She lives further south and probably still gets to enjoy some warmer weather, but here in Illinois it is too cold for sleeveless shirts even when covered up with a button down. (Minus yesterday, I was able to do my garden work in a t-shirt).
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If you've been following along for a little while, then you might recall that this buffalo plaid shirt is actually my daughters. I shared an outfit with it some time at the beginning of this year, you can read that post HERE if you're interested.
On this day I decided to wear it with a "coral clay-ish" colored long sleeve shirt from Kohl's. This is a basic layering shirt by Mudd (old,but I'm linking to a few options below). I normally would prefer a v-neck, but really loved this color so decided to purchase it anyway.
While my shirt was purchased last year (or maybe it was 2 years ago??) Kohl's does still have some great options of layering long sleeve shirts:
Essential V-Neck in Mysterie Orange (this is available in a lot of colors/prints)
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