Work Wardrobe: 5 Outfits for Spring


Shirt, Pants, Shoes, Earrings

As Spring approaches I often look at ways that I can add some happy notes to my wardrobe. To me, Spring style means an infusion of wardrobe options that have a more playful, whimsical, and flirtatious appeal. Here are a few Spring trends that I am digging:

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Hearts, Flex Spending, and Real Savings


The day of hearts and love is upon us. I don’t really care whether you celebrate Valentine’s Day or not, I hope you still take a moment for some self-reflection and self-love sometime this month. This top adds the perfect amount of be-hearted spice to my wardrobe. I actually bought it last year in anticipation of V-day before I began my No New Things Challenge. Bonus, it’s now on sale!

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Groovy Stripes: Outfit Repeats and a NNTC Update

Remix Spring 2018

This week was an absolute bear. Work was pressing. We had a sick little babe at our house. I have to give thanks and praise to my husband and my mom and dad for helping our sick kiddo to have time to heal and get back on his feet. We found out on Thursday night he had step throat, now with antibiotics he is finally getting better!

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Holiday Party Wear: Your Vote!

Look 1 : Velvet Camisole, Black Denim, Gray Cardigan, Leopard Flats, Gold Drop Hoops

This may have been one of my most fun social media interactions to date. On Thursday I asked my friends and followers on Instagram and Facebook which outfit they would choose for an upcoming holiday party I was dressing for.

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The Stripe

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The sun is out today, and temps are nearing 60. I said my piece about embracing winter, but gosh! the bright rays really make a girl feel good!

If you’ve followed along on my style journey here on Refined + Rugged you will already know of my penchant for The Stripe. I really truly do love stripes! Some people are a fan of the stripe, some people are not.

But regardless of your leaning– toward or away from stripes– there are few things as easy to throw on and look pulled together as a shift dress. Choose a solid color, floral pattern, or eclectic print if it suits YOU!!!

May your Thursday be filled with all of the best. TGIT!

XX,  Megan


Jacket: Caslon (past, similar, similar) , Dress: J.Crew (past, similar), Shoes: J.Crew (past, similar, similar, similar), Sunglasses: Ray-ban, Necklace: Aldo, Lips: MAC Neon Orange