Your Best in Vests



My name is Andi and I have a vest obsession. It’s okay. I’m fine with it. I’ve made peace with this obsession and have embraced it. I’ve embraced it so much that I added two of the above just this year. It is now a way of life for me. It all started a few years ago and then got worse with my J Crew love.

Anyway, I like vests and I like styling vests. It is fun to come up with ways to wear them on not so cold days here in Boston. So today I bring you 4 vests I own and 4 looks I love, one for each vest. Some of the pieces in the looks I have, so I just love the idea of. But I promise you this, I will be wearing these vest a lot so I would stay tuned, and by stay tuned I mean follow me on Instagram.






So tell me, how do you wear your vest? Which look do you like the best?

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One shirt, Three colors

I haven’t played with paperdolls in a while and thought it was time to put a few looks together. When I was looking at the J Crew Factory stuff, I know, you are shocked by this, I came across this one shirt in three different colors. Immediately my mind started going and think about what you could pair each one with. And then of course I thought of what book I could pair with said outfit and used three of my favorite: Anna and the French Kiss, Since You’ve Been Gone(out in May) and Open Road Summer. And below is what I have come up with. What do you think?

One shirt, Three colors

One shirt, Three colors by andiabcs featuring J.Crew

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JCrew Factory Lust

JCrew Factory Lust
My name is Andi and I’m a J Crew-aholic. And you know what, sorry, not sorry. I can’t help it. I love it. I love the colors and the prints and the styles and the options. I love the shoes and the shorts and how everything fits and the quality. And on occasion, I like the price. Sometimes if you are lucky you can get a really good deal on something at the J Crew store. But for those moments that you aren’t so lucky in the retail store, there is the Factory. And more often than not, something that is popular in the store in one season will end up at the factory story the next for a fraction of the price with only minor difference. So above you will see my current J Crew Factory lust list. Screams spring doesn’t it? Bet you can guess where my mind is. HA. Anyway, with these pieces in mind I created three different spring/summer styles to help break out of this winter doom. I personally love them all. Too bad me and my wallet are having a difference of opinion right now or they would all be in my closet.
So tell me my dear ABCers, what items are you lusting after to break out of this winter blah time? Anything on my list strike your fancy? Share in the comments.
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The ABCs #2


Welcome to The ABCs. Stop by every week to link-up and check out what other people are lusting over, looking at, interested in. Feel free to use the banner above, but just give me credit. And if you do link-up make sure you link back to my blog in your post. This is also opened to Instagram and Twitter if you don’t have a blog. You can just link your post to which ever site you are using below and use the hashtag #TheABCsStyle. Check the introduction post for “rules”.


‘Classic Q’ Card Case – Marc by Marc Jacobs (similar)
Since getting my Louis Vuitton Speedy in December I have started using my Marc by Marc Jacobs Wallet again. I would love to have this sleek card case to match my wallet or for when I am using a clutch or running out.

Book Shelf Made of Dreams
I have a problem with books…I love them and want them all. Okay I know you are all thinking, what’s the problem? Well I’ll tell you, I have no space for all the books. When I came across this house that was actually BUILT AROUND THE CASES I about died!!!!! Um, yes please!

Excursion Quilted Vest in Camo
Yup, this is another vest and yup I want this one too. Basically I’m addicted to puffy vest and J Crew seems to know this or they wouldn’t keep coming out with awesome ones that I lust over.

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Friday’s Fancies #13

If you follow me on Instagram(@andiabcs) you may have noticed I have developed a uniform thanks to a certain Michael Stars scarf that came in the mail in my PopSugar Must Have box this month. Since getting that scarf I can’t stop wearing it with my pink J Crew Factory Puffer Vest and black and gray. It is my go to outfit that is just easy and casual. And since Black Friday shopping should be about easy and casual, why not stick to what I have been working with.


So what is your Black Friday style?

*Friday’s Fancies is a weekly link-up hosted by Long Distance Loving

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