Pairing Pumps With Sweatpants

Pairing Pumps With Sweatpants

Pairing Pumps With Sweatpants. “What do you think about these blue pumps with sweatpants?” I asked the Founder of Holly and Tanager as I walked on set to shoot these looks a few weeks ago.  I went on, “It’s kind of a weird pairing — something I’ve never seen with an H&T Bag … ”

“Alex, that’s why we like you!” Lindsay Lingle, leading lady of H&T, said in reply.

Pairing Pumps With Sweatpants — Alex Duffy of Duffy Dossier, microblogger, chicago blogger, fashion blogger, womens clothing

Pairing Pumps With Sweatpants — Alex Duffy of Duffy Dossier

Haha! This is the biggest compliment I’ve ever received about my style to date. Thank you, Linds! Truly, I felt my inner Carrie Bradshaw light up in that moment; I couldn’t wait to get the day started!

Holly Tanager, along with Mod + Ethico and I shot three looks recently to highlight the handbag brand’s newest style. That day we shot with master-man-behind-the-camera: Steve Rodich.

Did you know? Mod + Ethico is a sustainable fashion boutique owned and operated by one of Lindsay’s friends: Candice Collison. M + E, the shop, is located in the West Loop (and online: modandethico.com).

Pairing Pumps With Sweatpants — Alex Duffy of Duffy Dossier, microblogger, fashion blogger, chicago blogger, womens clothes

Pairing Pumps With Sweatpants — Alex Duffy of Duffy Dossier

Coincidentally — Candice is the moderator of Fashion Group International of Chicago’s upcoming event: Ethically Made — The Human Element Of Our Clothes. Fashion Group is so excited to have her!

This top from M + E is Nation LTD Karen Grey Burnout Slit V-Neck Short Sleeve Tee and the sweatpants, OMG THE SWEATPANTS … they were SO comfy! Click here to shop a similar style.

Pairing Pumps With Sweatpants — Alex Duffy of Duffy Dossier, microblogger, fashion blogger, chicago blogger, womens clothing

Pairing Pumps With Sweatpants — Alex Duffy of Duffy Dossier

And then of course! OF COURSE the bag is Holly and Tanager’s famous Professional. I finished this look with a pop o’the good ole’ blue from J. Crew … a pair I pulled from my own closet.

Pairing Pumps With Sweatpants — Alex Duffy of Duffy Dossier, microblogger, fashion blogger, chicago blogger, womens clothing

Pairing Pumps With Sweatpants — Alex Duffy of Duffy Dossier

Don’t forget to check out my Trailblazer spotlight on HollyAndTanager.com!

xo, Duffy

Photographs / Steve Rodich for Holly and Tanager

About Alex

Founder, editor and content creator of DuffyDossier.com, launched June 2013.

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