Monday, March 4, 2013

Slightly Sweater Obsessed



Although I have reduced my shopping (yes, even my thrifting) quite a bit, I can’t seem to stop buying sweaters.  Like this one:



I guess you could say that I’m slightly sweater obsessed.

The good news is that I really love the sweaters I buy.  And today’s sweater is no exception:



I just think this sweater is so cool.  I love the pattern and I even like the subdued colors.  But, the best part is that the front and the back are different: 

front
 
back

Yes, that’s right, I look awesome both coming and going. 

Because this sweater (nic + zoe via Nordstrom Rack) is so interesting, I kept the rest of the outfit fairly simple, pairing it with black skinny jeans (a.n.a via JC Penny) and houndstooth flats (Old Navy via Goodwill).  The addition of the houndstooth being, of course, the difference between simple and fairly simple.

So, yes, I probably do need to stop buying sweaters.  But this one was less than $20 at Nordstrom Rack and it usually retails for $130.00.  Surely no one expects me to pass up a sweater when it’s both cool and inexpensive.  Right?

Happy Monday, Everyone!

Gracey

Shop the Look:
Other Nic + Zoe Sweaters (here and here)
Exact black skinnies
Similar houndstooth flats

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35 comments:

  1. I wouldn't pass that sweater up either! It's great on you. You've got the geometric thing going on and a touch of ombre! And like you said, it's easy to style!

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  2. LOVE that sweater! This is such a great look for you, Gracey!

    xo,
    Terry

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  3. Lol! It IS a cool sweater. I'm awful at buying sweaters, I pretty much wind up buying the same grey sweater every time and not wearing them. I think we all have our weaknesses. *cough*boots*cough*

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  4. i totally get being sweater obsessed. that was me last fall! only difference is that it's 80 degrees here...just doesn't make sense to stock up on sweaters, lol! this one was a great find. i really do like the design of it as well.

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  5. Completely worth it! Great pairing with the shoes, too!

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  6. That is probably the coolest sweater I've ever seen that I didn't knit myself...and it even beats some of the ones I did!

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  7. Right! Fabulous sweater! Besides its interest-from-all-angles, it rocks the ombre, and I love it with the houndstooth flats.

    Thanks for your welcome-back comment, Gracey! It made my day, I missed you too!

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  8. I love a good sweater, and especially at a humongous bargain like that. And in a neutral color mix? You can wear it with SO MANY THINGS.

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  9. You had to have this sweater, Gracey - and "cheaper than dinner" (one of my favorite justifications) : > You look fabulous, wear it in great spirits!

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  10. what a great graphic print and i love that it is a totally different print on the other side
    i am about over sweaters myself, ready for different clothing!
    brett

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  11. That sweater is totally cute.. you know.. it would ROCK with some red flats!!
    xox Jodi

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  12. What a beauty! And at a great price.

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  13. Holy crap I adore those shoes! And that sweater, I'm pretty sure it was created just for you, you look incredible!

    Hope you had an awesome day friendy!
    XO Lori

    (PS I've got a Shabby Apple Gift card giveaway on my b-log right now, I hope you enter :) !!!!!! )...after all, gift cards mean not spending more money right?! I feel like I'm helping you stick to your spending cuts :)

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  14. I love this sweater in all of its zig-zaggy line awesome. Maybe because I'm still drinking my coffee, but I see a slinky when I look at it from afar. You know, the metal slinky we plaid with as kids :)

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  15. Pretty sweaters are always worthwhile investments. This thought process is why everyone in my family has approximately 4 kajillion sweaters apiece.

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  16. I hope you'll keep an eye out on my blog later today. I'll be featuring this as one of the looks I love today.

    Terry

    http://terrystwocents.tumblr.com

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  17. What a great deal! This sweater is amazing I love the print! Hope you're having a wonderful day!
    xo Hannah

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  18. You're definitely allowed to be sweater obsessed when you keep finding awesome ones AND live somewhere that allows you to don them 9 months out of the year, haha.

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  19. Well, Gracey, it is a fabulous sweater and it looks great the way you've styled it. Makes dressing easy doesn't it?

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  20. Gracey - I can understand why you couldn't pass this sweater up - it's fabulous and you look great from both sides :-) Love that you kept the rest of the outfit simple to showcase your sweater.

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  21. That is a fantastic sweater - it makes me think of Tetris, weirdly, and also makes my eyes a bit googly. I love it when patterns on clothes do that :-)

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  22. Well, you if you are going to have an obsession, acquiring cool sweaters is as good a choice as any! You do have a fabulous collection, and this one is great, back and front!
    Will you still be my friend if I confess that I don't own a single one? Pleeeeease say you'll forgive me! xxxx

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  23. you DO look awesome both coming and going. i love the pattern of this sweater, and even more so with the pattern of your shoes!

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  24. I can see why you had to have this! I have really been digging gray and the pattern is crazy good! I too have a bit of a thing for sweaters but why do they have to take up so much room????
    XXOO

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  25. I think if you have a fashion blog in Oregon, you HAVE to be sweater obsessed! I love this one so much - the pattern is so unusual and fun. Darn you, stupid shopping ban! Otherwise I would be at Nordstrom Rack right now trying to find this sweater...

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  26. You know what that sweater reminds me of? Dot-matrix printers. Including the noise. BZZZRRRRT BZZZZRRRT BZZZZZRT. So retro.

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  27. That's a great sweater and an even better value. Love it with the shoes, too.

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  28. How could you not buy that sweater? It is Amazing.
    Chic on the Cheap

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  29. I...um...never get sweater obsessed. Nope, not me. *shifty eyes*
    That's an amazing sweater and it looks fabulous on you. I really love it with the shoes!

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  30. Oh I am with you on the sweater obsession, I bought a few in fall and I am just loving them. I love this pattern, super chic!

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  31. This really works for you! The shoes are PERFECT with that sweater...very on trend!

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  32. Ha, got the same issue with cardigans, just can't stop buying. But hey your sweater looks awesome! Makes me a bit wobbly in the knees when looking for a longer time, but oh so cool!! ;)

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  33. Ooo what a trippy sweater! Super cool :) Kinda reminds me of Sheldon's (Big Bang Theory) Halloween costume as the Doppler Effect :p

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  34. First let me say you are adorable! I'm obsessed with that sweater too! If you ever want to sell it, keep me in mind, seriously let me know. And do check out our blog, PNW neighbor!!
    xoMorgann
    glitterinthegrey.com

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