Welcome to another post edition, but I must say coming up with a title for this post was a struggle. The many times I edited the title is uncountable. Like, “Nah, this doesn’t sound catchy enough”, “Nope it’s too short!”, “It won’t do well in the search engines”, “Just too boring!”e.t.c. Please don’t tell me I’m the only one in this boat. Ha!!

Unto today’s #ootd, -Two of favourite things to style for winter and Spring are a good pants (jeans or jeggings) and sweater. These two make a great classic look that one can wear to anywhere. There is no right or wrong way to this style. Paired with a statement coat during the winter season and you’ll be looking like a boss. Ha! This look can be paired with any shoes of your choice too. I don’t have a coat on here because the weather was actually okay on this day.

Now lets talk about a dilemma that I’m facing down low.

One of my goals last year was learn to take photos in public places, but it didn’t come to pass. Guys, I’m still uncomfortable and shy when taking photos in public. I’m getting bored of finding quiet places. I love these shots (my son did a great job), but I feel like it would have looked even better in a nice cafe or bar setting. I’ve a big respect for bloggers who take shots in cafes, restaurants and public places. Zero confidence over here. Any tips? Do I need to get high or something for these kind of shots? Lol!! Ya girl needs HELP please!
boohoo Winter ripped sweaters


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Missy May

A special educational need's practitioner and a single mother who believes one can look stylish without breaking the bank.

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  1. I struggle with finding the right title too. It’s hard to be in public and take some blog photos. I feel ya girl! Maybe you and I should have a glass a wine beforehand. Love this look!


    1. Good to know that I’m not alone in this boat. Ha!!
      Lol!! Maybe that will help. Thank you! 🙂

  2. I’m the same with titles! So hard to come up with a good one. And it took time for me to get comfortable, but I also know I would stop worrying about how my photos would look if I just go for it. I also try to time it when there are less people!


    1. Good to hear that I’m not alone in this boat, Rach. I’ll try that and see how it goes. Thanks much for sharing.

  3. It’s easier with friends! Have a friend join you for the first couple. That’s my suggestion!!

    1. I’ve tried with a friend, but still not comfortable. Ha!! Thanks anyways Jodie.

  4. Honestly, I struggle quite a lot with taking photos in public places and most of the places I take photos in are quite public. I get through it by trying not to think about it, but mostly just doing it despite my discomfort and shyness.

    Kathrin | Polar Bear Style

    1. Ha!! You’re a brave lady. Hope to get there as well. Thanks much for sharing Kathrin.

  5. Definitely cool girl vibes here! That sweater is so fun and the color is stunning. Thanks for sharing! Xo, Ellese


  6. You look gorgeous in this top! Such a pretty color and I love the distressed look.

    xo Logan

  7. Honestly, this is my go-to look everyday haha. I love a good chunky knit and skinny jeans!

    -Emily http://www.coatandcoffee.com

    1. Yes to that Emily! Good to hear that and thank you for sharing.

  8. tell me about it. I have been blogging for 10 years and I am still shy!
    I am running out of quite places!! I love that sweater, great color!
    Don’t Call Me Fashion Blogger

    1. Ha!! Well good to hear that I’m not alone in this then.
      Lol!! Thank you Francesca!

  9. Great look! I love the colour of your sweater and your shoes are fabulous!
    Julia x

  10. Agreed! You ca’t go wrong with a jeans and sweater combo these days,
    and I love the color of your sweater.


  11. You lool super gorgeous dear… I totally i agree with you on when in doubt of what to wear, just look for a cool staple then wear it up with a jeans and you good to go. Light weight sweaters works well too
    Glowyshoe’s blog

    1. Thanks much dear and totally agree with you.

  12. I love the color of your sweater.
    And this hat looks amazing on you !
    Sweater + pants are my favorites in winter.

    1. Good to hear that Margot. Thanks much! 🙂

  13. Loving the colour of the sweater hun, looks perfect paired with the black jeans!


  14. That’s pretty much my go to outfit lately too!! I totally get you about the picture taking thing! I’m still trying to get comfortable with it too, but it’s so hard! I just try and think, I’m never going to see these people again so why does it matter what they think of me?


    1. Wonderful! Ha! You’ve a point there, but I just can’t stand the stares and speculation. Hopefully I’ll get there soon.
      Thanks much for sharing.

  15. Just love that yellow color on you and I really like the distressing on those black pants! It is enough detail, but not overdone! Hope you have a beautiful day!


    1. Good to hear that Carrie. I agree with you. Thanks much and hope you too.

  16. This is a great combo! love the orange!
    Raindrops of Sapphire

  17. Just loving’ that orange sweater! SOOOO SOOOO GORGEOUS!!! WOWOWO!!!
    xoBeckerman Girls


  18. I cant totally feel you: I hate to take photos in public places, it’s so embarassing and unconfortable to me, I feel like all the eyes of the present are on me! No way!
    Anyway I love your pics, and your outfit as well! You look so cool and stylish!

    1. Right!? I guess I’m not alone then.
      Good to hear that and thanks so much.

  19. Your son does a Great job and this is my kinda outfit. Who needs a Pub? Your smile says it all. . .

    1. Thanks much aunti Neti. Ha!! Appreciated!

  20. Hahaha yes I have struggle with this as well. That sweater is so fun, love the color and the raw details. And yep just add a statement coat you are good!

    Allie of

    1. Haha!! Well I suppose I’m not the only one then. Good to hear that, Allie and thanks much.

  21. I’m shy and I can’t help you.
    Love your sweater.


  22. I spied a nice place ( a cafe) to take photos at recently….but I plan to go there when there is no crowd, maybe early in the morning? That’s my tip anyway. Try to take photos when there aren’t that many people around, that might make you feel more comfortable. I don’t feel super confident taking photos in public either. It is easier now that we just use a phone, when we had a professional camera (that broke down a year or two ago) people would always stare. So, shooting with a mobile phone can also reduce the attention we’re getting- in my experience.

    You look fantastic btw. This is a lovely outfit.


    1. Oh that’s awesome, Ivana. Thanks much for the tips. I will give it a try.
      Appreciated much!

  23. This look is so classic for winter! The hat really brings something special to it. Love, love it, Missy! Taking photos in public places is so hard, right?!

    xx http://www.qustomquinns.com/blog

    1. Thanks much Quinn. It sure is indeed!

  24. This is what I’m doing exactly 🙂 You look wonderful in your look with the pants and the sweater!
    xx Rena

    1. Good to hear that Rena and thank you. 🙂

  25. You are making this classic winter combo equal parts tough and chic- looooove!

    Le Stylo Rouge

  26. I love the color for your sweater! Taking photos in a public place is hard, but it does get easier the more you do it. People will stare, but I usually pretend like I don’t see them haha. But your photos look great in the locations you’re using!

    x Kara | http://karascloset.net

    1. Good to hear that, Kara. You’ve a point there. Will try it. Thanks much for the contribution.

  27. I’m in love with this hat!! It’s matching so good with this sweater and this pants. And the color of sweater is amazing! Yellow is so in right now. And i could wear black pants for life, haha.

    I just found your blog and I really like it. If u want, we can do follow for follow. I follow you already, now it’s your turn: Wonderland Vibes

    1. Good to hear that and thanks ever so much.
      Aw, appreciated and will follow you as well. 🙂

  28. Love the way you’ve styled your whole look. Amazing pictures.
    Adi xx | http://www.fancycorrectitude.com

  29. hi missy
    I was too shy but now that is not a problem for me anymore.
    Love the sweater, you look fab


    1. Good to hear that you’ve conquered it.
      Thank you, Marisa. 🙂

  30. Your distressed mustard knit is so cool! I find it difficult taking photos in public too – I’ll avoid my neighbours when I’m snapping away with my tripod! I think it’s a little easier in public if someone else is taking photos, but it’s still not my favourite thing! I have no good tips sorry!

    Hope that you are having a good week 🙂 We finally got a break in the heatwave last night and it was so welcome!

    Away From The Blue

    1. Thanks much Mica! You’re doing a great job. Kudos to you! 🙂
      The week has been stressful, but thank God its over now. Good to hear that. 🙂

  31. You, my friend, are slaying it in this very cool outfit. That mustard colored sweater is beautiful with all of the texture and fringes. Sometimes finding the right title is difficult. I hear you. Have a wonderful weekend!

    1. Thanks much dear friend. Good to hear that.
      Have a wonderful weekend too. Much love! 🙂

  32. Love this classic winter styling and how you threwin a pair of sassy stilettos! xx

    Have a fabulous weekend
    Much Love,
    Elegant Duchess xx

    1. Good to hear that and thanks much.
      Likewise! 🙂

  33. I love this outfit, and you’re so right; your son did such a great job with the photos! I’m sure you’ll build up your confidence to be able to take photos in public photos xx

    Hannah | luxuryblush

    1. Thanks so much, Hannah. I hope so. 🙂

  34. I couldn’t agree more, that\s also my go-to combo this season! Cute sweater dear!
    Jessica | notjessfashion.com

    1. Good to hear that Jess dear. Thank you!

  35. Another fabulous look, my beautiful Mavis! 🙂 Love the sweater! Very chic! And the hat is a nice accessory! It is very hard for me to fathom you being shy! Your awesome personality always jumps out of the page at me! I felt that way in the beginning and now if people stare, I just tell them, “it’s for my shoe blog!” They understand and some of them even want to get in the picture. Haha! Perhaps, to build your confidence, start going to public places earlier in the morning when less people are out. This way, if one or two appear, you can just smile and go about your day. 🙂 Hope this helps! XoXo!


    1. Ha!! You’re not the only one who finds it hard that I’m shy. I think I find it hard myself. Lol!! I might do the same thing as you and tell anyone staring that its for my blog. Ha!! Thanks so much dear friend. Appreciate ya much. 🙂

  36. You did great on the title.
    I am always in awe of fashion bloggers, I would be terrible at posing.


    1. Good to hear that.
      Ha!! I was at first too, but got into it.
      Thank you!

  37. This is a great fashion statement.

  38. Super cool and gorgeous look my dear. You really rock this look.
    Have an awesome week ahead.

    xo Kintan,

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