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Sherry’s #OOTD Outfit of the Day Style & Fashion Look: “The Fourth Musketeer Look”

I post my outfits on the blog every day at noon (12 p.m. EST) under this Style category #OOTD Daily Style and then I do a summary of all the looks in my Month of Style roundup at the end of the month.

The Fourth Musketeer Look

I think the cocoon cape paired with the over the knee boots immediately makes me think of a Musketeer. I just need a feathered hat, and a cutlass to finish the look.

The top is not a top at all but this amazing black lace bralette which makes this look RIDICULOUSLY COMFORTABLE. It’s stretchy, and I can always just wrap this cocoon sweater around me if I feel chilly. I cannot believe how many times I have used this lace bralette as an underneath-shirts thing, or even just as a top like this.

I added the dark grey jeans because I felt like it let it blend the black sweater into the dark grey boots, rather than something super black as a jean that would make this look… just too dark.

I added my super expensive (at the time I bought it, I couldn’t believe I paid so much money for a piece of jewellery), necklace where it’s a peacock feather tucked under a beveled glass topper. It’s made by an artisan on Etsy, and she even had a spider’s web underneath the glass which I liked, but ultimately decided was too spooky for my vibe.

In the right light, that feather shines. I also love these boots. I tried to save money and buy cheaper versions like Steve Madden knockoffs of these Aquatalia boots but when I tried them on in-store, I could IMMEDIATELY feel the boot was uncomfortable, light, cheap and not at all what I wanted to walk around all day in. Even sight unseen, I knew these Aquatalias would be gold.

I got them secondhand, in grey and black, and grey is a ridiculously versatile colour that goes with all shades from beige to blacks to greys… it’s incredible how much I love these grey boots. They come in walnut and black in limited sizes here, with a heel for a very good price if you’re interested.

One of my favourite looks to date. This cocoon sweater is E-V-E-R-Y-T-H-I-N-G!!!!!!


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Sherry of Save. Spend. Splurge.

Am my own Sugar Daddy. Am a millionaire at 36 after getting out of $60K of student debt in 18 months, a little over a decade earlier, using I have worked 50% of my career (taking 1-2 year breaks), and quadrupled my income within 2 years of graduating, going from $65K to $260K with an average lifetime savings rate of 50%. I have 11 side incomes that are on track in 2020 to make me $50K - $75K. I could retire today if I wanted, but love my work-life balance as a freelancing consultant in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math). I am all about balance - between time and money, and also enjoying my money. I also post daily on Instagram @saverspender.

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