What I Wish I Wore, Vol. 13 – Tough Girl

Tough Girl

Tough Girl by styleontarget featuring short sleeve tops

*“What I Wish I Wore Wednesday” utilizes Polyvore to show you an outfit with all Target items to communicate what I wish I was wearing on this Wednesday and just how easy it is to look cute on a budget.

Fierce look, huh? To be honest with you, I’m not sure I could ever actually pull off this outfit, unless I was going out on Friday/Saturday night. This would not be practical for the office nor would it really work at the grocery store. However, there is something to be said about tees with leather sleeves, a bold printed pant, and some kick-butt shoes (spikes, yikes). Here’s for being a strong women and showing it (literally on your sleeve).

All together these pieces communicate a tough girl vibe, but separately, paired with other pieces, they could come off girly (those printed pants and a pink sweater) or sporty (tee with a pencil skirt and sneakers).

Happy Wednesday friends!

What I Wish I Wore, Vol. 12 – Go Broncos

Go Broncos

Go Broncos by styleontarget featuring melamine serveware

*“What I Wish I Wore Wednesday” utilizes Polyvore to show you an outfit with all Target items to communicate what I wish I was wearing and just how easy it is to look cute on a budget.

An extra special What I Wish I Wore (these are normally done on Wednesdays if you are new here – see all the WIWIW posts here) for this Super Bowl Sunday! Everything above is from Target (minus the cool Broncos hat) and describes my perfect Super Bowl Sunday: team gear, comfy clothes (but still put together), football, and chips and dip (priorities, I know).

Go Broncos. Go Peyton Manning (fun fact, he’s one of the quarterbacks playing). Go Bruno Mars. Go commercials. And go guacamole, which I heard B’s fiance is bringing to our party!

Have fun everyone whether you care about the game or not!

What I Wish I Wore, Vol. 11 – Black and Navy Mixing

Black and Navy
*So a feature that I am going to run on Wednesdays (possibly along with a daily outfit post) is called “What I Wish I Wore Wednesday.” I’ll be piecing together an outfit on Polyvore (which I have never used before blogging, but I really like it) with all Target items to show you what I wish I was wearing and just how easy it is to look cute on a budget.

I’m not afraid to mix neutrals. In fact, I love it. I’m a big believer in neutrals and putting them to work in your wardrobe. I’m not one to go crazy on prints, but I will pair black and brown together, and I have been known to rock navy and black (see here and here). Today’s look is 100% something I would pull together from my closet (in fact, I just might have to, since I have a similar plaid shirt from Old Navy).

Plus, those boots are to die for (yes, I’m still on the lookout for a pair to check off my 2014 Wishlist), and I love that navy bag (looks like a Coach legacy knockoff).

Happy Wednesday friends! Can you believe January is almost over?

What I Wish I Wore, Vol. 10 – Graphic Design

Graphic Design
*So a feature that I am going to run on Wednesdays (possibly along with a daily outfit post) is called “What I Wish I Wore Wednesday.” I’ll be piecing together an outfit on Polyvore (which I have never used before blogging, but I really like it) with all Target items to show you what I wish I was wearing and just how easy it is to look cute on a budget.

This is a look I imagined I would wear had I turned out to be a graphic designer after my one encounter with graphic design.

I took a graphic design class in college through Indiana University’s School of Journalism, and it was probably one of the most fun classes I took in college. You spent the entire class learning about principles of design, elements, colors, and how to use various design programs (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, etc.). I love the creative aspect of this class coupled with my business classes, and it was a great outlet for creative expression.

Luckily, I get to design things for this blog and for my wedding (I just finished designing our invites), so I still get to utilize those principles of design and my color wheel. And let’s face it, this look involves stripes, so of course I would rock it.

What do you think of today’s look? Let me know in the comments!

What I Wish I Wore, Vol. 9 – Orange Crush

Orange Crush
*So a feature that I am going to run on Wednesdays (possibly along with a daily outfit post) is called “What I Wish I Wore Wednesday.” I’ll be piecing together an outfit on Polyvore (which I have never used before blogging, but I really like it) with all Target items to show you what I wish I was wearing and just how easy it is to look cute on a budget.

This is probably the most pulled together look I’ve featured on “What I Wish I Wore Wednesday.” It must be a sign that I am in the mood to look pulled together. There is just something about looking your best and being able to put your best work out there.

I’m making it a personal goal to be better this year. A better fiancee. A better daughter. A better friend. A better sister. A better co-worker. Better overall. I’m taking little steps to get there, but then again, what better way to accomplish a task like this. I mean you’ve heard the joke about how to eat an elephant, right? One bite at a time.

ps. This post got deep real fast, so let’s just take a moment to pause and check out the awesome shoes above. I mean, can you believe these are at Target?!