Houndstooth Scarf and 15 Things You May Not Know About Me

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Sweater (Similar here and here) // Collared Shirt //  Jeans // Houndstooth Scarf // Flats // Headband

Today I wanted to share one of my all time favorite outfits that I recently wore during our trip to Charleston. If I were to pick a casual outfit that describes my style & personality, this would probably be it. I had my eye on this houndstooth scarf and headband all holiday season long and finally got them from my parents for Christmas! I also just love the look of a collared shirt layered under a sweater.  It’s usually my go to when I don’t know what to wear during the winter months.

Since this outfit is such a great depiction of me and there are quite a few new visitors and followers of The Lovely Lo Down both on the blog and Instagram, I thought it would be a good time to share a few things about myself that you may not know. For those of you who have been following for a while, I tried to throw some new facts that you may not have heard yet! 🙂

1. I have four sisters. Three by blood & one by marriage. I love them all to pieces.

2. My go to Starbucks order is a coconut milk cappuccino but I taught myself how to make them at home so I don’t spend all my $$ at Starbucks!

3. I’m naturally very shy but I love meeting new people. I just get a little nervous at first.

4. I worked at Nordstrom and J.Crew in High School and College.

5. I studied abroad in Florence, Italy.

6. Ryan and I are High School Sweethearts.

7. I tried to run the Chicago Marathon but never finished and I’m ok with that. I went into the race with an IT Band issue and my hip gave in on mile 16.

8. I have really wide feet so its pretty hard for me to find shoes that fit right.

9. My go to nail polish color has always been Red even when I was a little girl. My favorite shade of red nail polish is Geranium by Essie.

10. I was a Journalism Major at Indiana University.

11. Olivia Palermo is my #1 Style Icon.

12. I played just about every sport under the sun growing up but I played soccer the longest and most competitively. I was a forward/striker.  I also wore a red bow in my hair during soccer games…even in High School.

13. My lucky number is 7 because I was born on July 7th aka 7/7.

14. I’m notorious for falling asleep at parties and social gatherings.

15.  I have a huge sweet tooth. I love dark chocolate, Oreos, Gummy Bears and Tates Cookies.


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