Put A Lid On It

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My new hat. Cute, huh?

I bought a hat at Target the other day. It is a summer fedora but I couldn’t pass it up because I love hats. Frequently, however, hats don’t love me back… They are too small or the wrong shape for my face or some other weird thing. This hat fits perfectly and looks good on me, so how could I pass that up? Plus, since it’s off season I got it for a mere $3.88 + tax. Can you beat that?

While I’m happy with that purchase, what I really went in there for was to see if I could find some Fall/Winter accessories so I could stay warm during these chilly seasons. One small problem: I was totally underwhelmed by Target’s offerings this year. That really bummed me out because Target is my go-to place for fashionable, reasonably priced accessories.

So… I had to start looking elsewhere. I admit that so far I’ve only looked online. But I’ve found some stuff that is funky and fun enough for me to be happy with! Here’s what I found:

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Kate Spade NY 'Big Apple' hat and convertible mittens @Nordstrom.

I really love the tinge of color on the edges of Kate Spade’s mitten/trapper hat combo and it’s a wool blend so it’s probably super warm. Honestly, the $80+ per piece price range isn’t too terribly realistic right now, so…

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Old Navy's 'Color Block' & 'Super Soft Sweater' cold weather accessories.

Old Navy comes to the rescue! All of these pieces are $15 or less… and prove conclusively that I love green! While I do like these pieces the set I found online that I love the most is this multi-color set from Kohl’s.

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'Zigzag' slouchy hat and infinity scarf @Kohl's.

I really like the ribbed chevron on the Zigzag set, don’t you? Well, the search continues… Where do you get your cold winter accessories from?

Have a good weekend, everyone! Until next time…

2 thoughts on “Put A Lid On It

  1. Michelle

    I wish I could buy cute winter things like the Kate Spade or the ones from Old Navy, but I hate the cold, and it gets plenty cold in Toronto (although not nearly as cold as some other Canadian cities). I usually buy my tuques (Ahem – that’s Canadian for winter hat) at sports stores – they’re not attractive, but they’re warmer.

  2. Jo Post author

    Well, it doesn’t get quite as cold down here in Seattle… which is why I even bother with these types of things. But I guess if I was really desperate for a reasonable and cute winter hat, I’d just ask one of my friends who knit to whip me up something! And I love that Candadians call winter hat toques! My friend, Akane, lives in a remote part of the BC and she’s always talking about them… and skiing! LOL

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