Casual Style

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I’m a casual girl at heart…

Well, if I had to describe my style, I would probably say that I love classic, chic style, but deep down I know I’m a bit lazy and sloppy and can’t be bothered to dress up…

Or, maybe I could say that I’m 50% classic chic, 20% quirky, and 30% Scandi Cool casual… Actually, that sounds better, let’s go with that.

Anyway, we all have days when we don’t feel like putting a lot of effort into dressing up, and that’s OK. Then we just wear something comfortable and get on with life. The whole point of casual style is that you don’t have to think about what you’re wearing and can focus on other things.

For most people, the more casual outfits are reserved for weekends. And at first glance, this is a typical weekend outfit: jeans and a parka. And yes, as it happens, these pictures were taken on a Sunday. But that’s beside the point.

Because I could also wear this to work, and I have worn something very similar on many occasions. I don’t really need to dress up for work, and that’s why I don’t have a separate work wardrobe. And to be honest, there’s not much difference between my weekday and weekend looks, either. Sometimes I go for a more sophisticated, chic look. And sometimes I wear something really casual. What I wear on a given day depends on my mood, the weather, and the situation. In that order.

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Outfit details:

parka: Phase Eight (old) / top: Custo Barcelona (old) / scarf: Marja Kurki / 

jeans: Next (old) / shoes: Clarks / sunglasses: Chanel

Do you have a ‘weekend style’?

Tiina

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15 Comments

  1. Shybiker
    December 12, 2016 / 2:00 am

    Your style may be casual but it's very attractive. (My natural instinct is toward casual also.)

    • Tiina L
      December 13, 2016 / 6:15 pm

      Thanks, Ally.

  2. Jill James
    December 12, 2016 / 6:17 am

    Casual, maybe, but with your own classy style , no sloppy casual here.

    • Tiina L
      December 13, 2016 / 6:17 pm

      Thanks, Jill. Well, I save the sloppy casual for when I'm just staying at home all day… I have those days, too. Sloppy casual, I mean.

  3. Nancy's Fashion Style
    December 12, 2016 / 12:19 pm

    I also don t have a weekend style. I just wear what I feel like on that day.i love the colors of your sweater and the scarf

    • Tiina L
      December 13, 2016 / 6:18 pm

      Thanks, Nancy.

  4. Patti
    December 12, 2016 / 1:22 pm

    Casual and very cool – love the Custo top and the wonderful print scarf. Thanks for linking, xox-Pattihttp://notdeadyetstyle.com

    • Tiina L
      December 13, 2016 / 6:18 pm

      Thanks, Patti.

  5. Jessica Jannenga
    December 14, 2016 / 4:12 pm

    Love your casual style! You have a great talent for knowing colors that work on you Tiina and Im loving the patterned scarf and tee.Thanks for linking up with Turning heads tuesday!jess xxwww.elegantlydressedandstylish.com

    • Tiina L
      December 15, 2016 / 8:56 pm

      Thank you Jessica.

  6. Nicole Mölders
    December 16, 2016 / 3:58 am

    Thanks for linking up to Top of the World Style. The printed Tee with the scarf are great together.

  7. Melissa Convertino
    December 16, 2016 / 6:23 pm

    We all go through those lazy days where we just want to be causal and that's totally okay! Loving the coat. Thank you for linking up with Weekend Wear, have a great weekendxoMel

  8. Edwige Amaizo Foltek
    December 16, 2016 / 6:45 pm

    Love the casual style on you! The scarf gives a pop of color that I love! I hear you. I go through that too :=) Edwige | http://www.hypnozglam.com

  9. Dawn Lucy - Fashion Should Be Fun
    December 19, 2016 / 1:02 am

    Love the cool graphic tee and the geometric scarf!Thanks so much for sharing with Fun Fashion Friday!OXOXDawn Lucyhttp://fashionshouldbefun.com

  10. Anonymous
    January 9, 2017 / 4:45 am

    I love the colorful scarf and print. We have a linkup we host weekly on Friday's I would love for you to join. xo ~ Megan The Fashionista Momma

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