Lorick

Hunter Boots

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Hunter Boot Festival Tall Boots in Chocolate - Snagged off Gilt.com for $54 (Retail: $200)

Alice + Olivia Houndstooth Cady Cuff Shorts in Black/Grey - Worn before here with Fendi wedges and Raquel Allegra top

Lorick Tie Neck Oxford Shirt in Dad's Blue - Snagged off Gilt.com for $88 (Retail: $250)

Free People Argyle Over The Knee Socks in Mustard - Snagged off FreePeople.com for $28 Retail

Since it has been raining cats and dogs here in Denver I decided it was the perfect time to pull out my Hunter Boots that I snagged off Gilt Groupe a couple years ago.  These boots have not gotten a lot of use since Denver is usually dry all the time, but with all this rain I thought I should give them another try.  I bought them in the tall version in a chocolate brown color.  I do like the striping detail and buckle on this festival pair.  The very first time I wore them was a couple years ago and I didn't wear socks with them, which was a big sweaty mistake.  This time I remembered to wear some socks and decided this mustard yellow argyle pair from Free People would be perfect.  I bought these socks a few years ago from the Free People website in all the colors they had available.  I guess I have a thing for argyle and over the knee socks.  This mustard yellow pair never got worn until now.  I really like them with the Hunter Boots. 

You saw me dress down these Alice + Olivia houndstooth cady cuff shorts last year with a shredded Raquel Allegra tee.  This year I am really emphasizing their preppy nature by pairing them with the argyle over the knee socks and the oxford shirt.  I think Alice + Olivia comes out with various versions of the cady cuff shorts because I own them in leather as well.  They are a classy short with a good fit so I can see why they keep coming back year after year.  Lorick is a brand that is often seen on Gossip Girl, but I didn't get the chance to purchase anything by Lorick until Gilt Groupe had a sale a couple of years ago.  I bought this masculine oxford tie neck shirt in light blue.  I wanted to go all out and actually make a little bow with the ties, but I decided I liked how they looked better untied.  I never thought I would put houndstooth, argyle, and oxford together into one outfit.  I guess the rain does funny things to you.

xoxo

Jacqueline