Double Duty

A New York Love Affair :: Double Duty

At this point, it’s pretty clear how strong my feelings are for a particular blanket scarf. You’ve seen me wear it here, and here, aaaaand here, and hereyou get the idea. I have a problem. So I decided to give my beloved billowy bundle of joy a temporary break as I scoured the internet for new ones (sidenote: they are literally sold out everywhere but here). In the interim, I’m throwing some of my older scarves back into the ring.

A New York Love Affair :: Double Duty

Sweater: Banana Republic (oversized boy sweater) // Leggings: Necessary Clothing (loving these) // Booties: Coach (similar) // Scarves: gifts (love this oversized ombre one) // Coat: Zara (similar) // Bag: Ann Taylor (on sale!)

The problem is, these other scarves are just not as warm. Probably didn’t help that we had the brilliant idea of shooting near the water…! In an attempt to compensate, I put my scarves on double duty – pairing two very similar prints together and creating a fuller and warmer look.

A New York Love Affair :: Double Duty

A New York Love Affair :: Double Duty

A New York Love Affair :: Double Duty

Since my blanket scarf usually adds a pop of color to my look, I turned to my coat collection for jolt of vibrance. I thought this red peacoat would compliment the grey and blacks nicely. Adding a fierceness that would match the leather and fur accents throughout my look.

A New York Love Affair :: Double Duty

A New York Love Affair :: Double Duty

A New York Love Affair :: Double Duty

So if you’re on a blanket scarf time out like me, and are still trying to stay warm – put your scarves on double duty. It’s ALMOST the next best thing.

xoxoelenamichelle-200

12 Comments

  • Reply January 13, 2015

    Cee

    Blanket scarves are my favourite trend of all time because of how warm – and therefore practical – they are, while still being so stylish. I have so many other scarves, but none of them seem to compare. Probably because I live near the water. Still, the one you’re wearing looks pretty, especialyl against your red coat.
    xox,
    Cee
    http://www.cocoandvera.com

    • Reply March 1, 2015

      Elena Michelle

      Yea………as great as doubling up on a regular scarf is. Nothing beats the blanket!

  • Reply January 13, 2015

    Hayley Larue

    I feel the same way about my blanket scarf! I’m obsessed. And loving that red coat! It’s gorgeous! <3

    StyledByBlondie.com

  • Reply January 13, 2015

    Sarah

    Very cute outfit – I love all of the leather with the red!

    – Sarah :)
    http://www.thecrownbijoux.blogspot.com

    • Reply March 1, 2015

      Elena Michelle

      Thanks Sarah!! Leather and red feels like such a fierce combo, I just had to.

  • Reply January 15, 2015

    Dana

    So cozy! Love the pop of red!

    Pink Champagne Problems

    • Reply March 1, 2015

      Elena Michelle

      Thanks Dana!! Red is my go to in winter. Better than all black all the time :-)

  • Reply January 15, 2015

    Vanessa

    You’re absolutely stunning! Love this look on you!
    xoxo, Vanessa
    http://www.whatwouldvwear.net

  • Reply January 15, 2015

    Nicole Walker

    It looks so chilly in NYC! I have yet to jump on the blanket scarf bandwagon, but after reading this post I think I need to get on it haha. And love the pop of red with the peacoat!

    xoxo Nicole

    http://www.brazenbrunette.com

    • Reply March 1, 2015

      Elena Michelle

      You need to, if you haven’t already! UPDATE: its stilllllllllll chilly in NYC. UGH

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