Happy 2020 ya’ll! I took a nice long break for the month of December from work, blogging, and pretty much everything. And it was so nice. I definitely needed it, and I feel so recharged! I’ll be back to posting weekly content here on the Southern Style Diaries and I have some really cool things planned for this year.

But let’s talk fashion, shall we. January is a weird time— its winter, so it’s cold and you want to be comfy… but you also want to look like you tried at least a little for dates or brunch with the girls. Something that solve the cute/comfy dilemma for me? Midi skirts and sweaters. It looks like you pulled yourself together but also you are cozy enough to go lay on the couch at any moment.

Here’s one of my fave examples of this look— and the best part is it’s all from Walmart! The skirt is $5.99 and the sweater is $9.99.

Midi skirt and sweater outfit

I also can’t take credit for this look totally, I definitely got inspiration from one of my favorite bloggers Glitter & Gingham. I used this shoot as a great excuse to shoot Christmas card photos with my husband!

Midi skirt and sweater outfit
Skirt | Sweater| Boots (similar) | Hoops (similar)
Midi skirt and sweater outfit

This sweater is definitely roomy (which is how I like it) so with a fitted skirt like this, I tuck the hem of my sweater into the bottom of my bra. It gives the cutest flouncy-look but also doesn’t cover up your waist. You can also use a skinny belt and pull the fabric out of the belt, too. 

This skirt is a medium and the sweater is a large, btw! 

Midi skirt and sweater outfit
Midi skirt and sweater outfit

Photos by Sam Shatara and Mitri Shatara. This post is not sponsored; all opinions are my own.

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