The One You Warned Me All About

Jeans+black sweater + wedges+brass jewelry

What I’m Wearing
* Sweater found in husband’s closet… also seen here with insane back lace up tights
* Paige Premium jeans… my most comfy jeans ever
* Vintage brass bangles mixed with new gold bangles
* Necklace and Earrings both Jewelmint which I am loving, & courtesy of Jewelmint Sign up for JewelMint & use code BOCT50 to get 50% off your first purchase! CLICK HERE
* Tom Ford cat eyes
* Carlos Santana wedges… also seen here, seen a lot lately actually. I was surprised by how much I liked these {very inexpensive} shoes 😉 and wear them often.
* Jigsaw London black woven leather bag… courtesy of Jigsaw London and on sale now! {seen here as well, in one of my favorite looks as of late, which also happens to be really comfy!}

* Hair: waved, messy, still haven’t gotten it done… going this week.

* Title: lyrics from Madonna – Papa Don’t Preach

A kind of dressed up jeans and a sweater look here. Honestly, I was pmsing, tired and just wanted to wear something loose and comfortable so I threw on my favorite loose jeans and an old sweater the husband doesn’t wear anymore. Obviously it was a bit too casual for work so I tossed on some accessories to dress it up a bit and ran out the door. And I was comfy, all. day. long. Mission accomplished.

I was so excited Friday afternoon when I returned home to our new bar cabinet, and reason to finish decorating the dining room, until I checked my email and realized I missed a great opportunity with the Today Show {a week-long DIY segment} because I had to be at the gallery all day. And I’m not going to lie, I was really upset about it. While it was a really last minute request, I replied early in the morning stating my interest but that I’d be out all day and would send the required few lines of text by the end of the day. But it was too late. And I kicked myself for staying in my past life while my present life was calling. Just thinking about it again frustrates me on like 5 different levels *sigh* but my absence opened a spot for another DIY blogger to shine and that makes me happy.

* UPDATE: Apparently, they did include my lace halter bustier DIY! Crazy… the email response I got was that I missed the time cut off. Go figure! Here’s the DIY Today Feature. I’m in the photo slideshow at the bottom among other fab DIY bloggers.

* I’m choosing a winner tomorrow for a $40 Target giftcard & fun craft supplies so follow this link to leave a comment if you haven’t yet.

dressed up jeans and a sweater  +  cat eye sunglasses

accessories+necklace+jewelmint+cat eye sunglasses+bangles+rings

black and denim + jeans +sweater+accessories

accessories +  necklace+jewelmint+cat eye sunglasses+bangles+rings

black sweater + brass jewelry+jeans+black wedges+black woven leather bag+cat eye sunglasses+long messy hair

accessories+ necklace +  jewelmint+cat eye sunglasses+bangles+rings

Happy Monday!


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LA native & lifestyle blogger Maegan Tintari writes daily at sharing beauty & style secrets, including fashion DIYs, how-to nail art manicures, hair tutorials, recipes & home decorating ideas, as well as a look into her personal life, her journey & battle with infertility & recent relocation to the mountains by a lake in search of a better life with her adorable French Bulldog brothers, Trevor and Randy.


  • Neris / Fashion Fractions

    October 24, 2011 |

    Love this casual look with glamorous accessories 🙂 Looking gorgeous Maegan 🙂

    Happy Monday!


    Fashion Fractions

  • The F Girl

    October 24, 2011 |

    Comfortable looking indeed, yet you still look lovely. Sounds like a perfect combination to me 🙂

  • Roopa

    October 24, 2011 |

    This piece of Jewel mint is my fav… you look awesome

  • Gawgus things...

    October 24, 2011 |

    Love all your accessories! Jewel Mint are fab 🙂

  • A Mother's Journey

    October 24, 2011 |

    What a nice casual look. I’m loving the shoes.

  • CessOviedo

    October 24, 2011 |

    Easy and glam, the jewelry totally takes it to another chic level! Sorry about you missing the opportunity you would’ve been more then perfect for it, but pretty sure something exiting waits for you in the future doll!

    Cess O. <3 The Outfit Diaries

  • Hilla Hryniszyn

    October 24, 2011 |

    love your hair, love your choice of accessories
    take a look at my new blog 🙂 thanx

  • Styleclouds

    October 24, 2011 |

    What a great outfit!! And I loooove the shoes!!!! xo, Christina

  • Schnelle Couture

    October 24, 2011 |

    great casual look. I like the bracelets with that top and your bag is a great classic.

  • Food, she thought.

    October 24, 2011 |

    Dude, I am so sorry you missed the opportunity for a segment on the Today show. It’s their loss, but still, how frustrating. Have a great week anyway!

  • sandyb

    October 24, 2011 |

    not many bloggers say that they’re “pmsing”…um, I love that you did. I certainly would (and have!). Sometimes the sweats are just necessary. As for the missed op, given your talents and reach, another opportunity is likely brewing around the corner. Bummer, for sure, but sounds like you have other amazing things up your sleeve. Did you happen to reveal your top secret project yet, btw? Not sure if I missed it!
    -sandyb (faithful reader since many, many months ago)

  • Summer

    October 24, 2011 |

    oh my gosh, i totally get that frustration.
    but, i know you…and i know that BIGGER and WAY better things are in store.
    where one door closes, another opens.

    and i’m so so so sure that is true for you!


  • Lisa Petrarca

    October 24, 2011 |

    You make even comfy look chic!

    Check out my blog-I know you love football & my son was featured on Ch.4 last night w/ Fred Roggin!

  • seekingstyleblog

    October 24, 2011 |

    You’ve definitely inspired my next comfy (but work appropriate) look!

  • Galaxia

    October 24, 2011 |

    I really like this black and denim.

    Don’t worry there will be more opportunities!


    October 24, 2011 |

    ohh, those wedges!


  • Lia

    October 24, 2011 |

    Ahhh such a comfy yet fierce look! I’m sorry about the Today Show thing. 🙁 But you have such a great attitude about it, which is why we all love you! And I think I need a slouchy sweater like that, for my ‘comfy’ days 🙂

  • Christina

    October 24, 2011 |

    I’m sorry to hear about the missed opportunity… that’s the hardest part about transitionary periods, isn’t it? Way to focus on the positive though!

  • taylor

    October 25, 2011 |

    you’re still featured in the today show article! i saw the link to it on the sequins & stripes blog!

  • Alela Sirah

    October 25, 2011 |
  • Andy

    October 25, 2011 |

    black shoes are worn very well with the sweater color combinations so visible balance

  • Michelle

    October 25, 2011 |

    CONGRATS on the feature! So well deserved you are the DIY (or ya know, MIY) queen.

    Love this comfy cute outfit – Paige is my fave denim line as they get it right for curvy girls 😉

  • Nuha

    October 25, 2011 |

    i love those shoes! so very perfect for the winter 🙂 and my sister has that same necklace…i might be “borrowing” it soon 🙂

  • drollgirl

    October 25, 2011 |

    i like your casual and comfy outfit, and i love those shoes!

    and i was going to type something sad here, but i am stopping myself. lol.

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