What I Wore: Winter Mint



I know, I know. You guys were probably at least expecting snow on the ground with that title. But hey, I live in Austin. It was chilly out for these parts (I wore this on Sunday). And if it makes you northerners feel better, there was hail in the forecast when I checked the weather for the week. Admittedly, that was also on Sunday and it doesn’t look like that’s in the cards (or the clouds, rather) anymore. But it was cold enough I didn’t feel like taking off my coat, so there’s that.

This is my version of taking a very springtime color (in this case, mint) and transitioning it to winter. Nothing really breakthrough about it, lots of layers and blends of colors. But I rather like how it came out. It was comfy and warm and felt very light. The scarf was an all-day accessory, not just an outdoors one, and I think it balanced all the pale/pastel tones nicely. As did the coat. But scarves are my current favorite thing. They’re like necklaces that actually help you keep warm. Even a light one like this. It’s a definite point in their favor over necklaces with the weather lately. My scarf collection has kind of exploded in the past few months, you guys haven’t even seen the half of it. I should do a Friday Favorites all about scarves. *makes a note*

Anywho, today is date night! And it’s my turn to pick, woohoo! We are going to be trying out a new-to-us place here in Round Rock that has a New Orleans vibe. Should be good (I hope). I’ve also been keeping my eye out on Groupon for the Emerald Restaurant special, as they usually put that out this time of year in preparation for V-day and the boy has already reminded me to snatch that up. I know! He’s actually thinking about V-day stuff already, I’m impressed. He’s also feeling better lately, so I think we’re finally over the hump with his shingles recovery. Whew. That has not been a fun ride, let me tell you.

Other than all that, just a normal work week. As far as I know, we don’t have any plans yet this weekend, so we’ll see what comes up. 🙂

How’s your week going?






Colors: Mint, Mauve, Cream, Cocoa, Charcoal

Coat: from Tulle, no longer available.
Sweater: from Forever 21
Layering Tank: from Express
Jeans: from Target, similar
Scarf: from Kintage
Boots: by Report from Victoria’s Secret, no longer available
Ring: from Another World Design

Linking up with The Pleated Poppy, Create Hope Inspire, Transatlantic Blonde, Ma Nouvelle Mode and Two Thirty-Five Designs.


Hi, I’m Amanda!

I’m a self-employed graphic designer by day, and a crafty hungry bookworm by night. Dragonflight Dreams is where I write about books, recipes, internet goodies, life things, crafty projects, Austin happenings, and more.

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