Spring Forward

Banana Republic Indigo Skinny Ankle Zip Jean | Gap Classic Pique Blazer | Helmut Lang Nexa Mesh Insert Top | Banana Republic Rorie Wedge | Tory Burch Robinson Chain Wallet
Banana Republic Indigo Skinny Ankle Zip Jean | Gap Classic Pique Blazer | Helmut Lang Nexa Mesh Insert Top | Banana Republic Rorie Wedge | J. Crew Spring Bloom Bracelet | Tory Burch Robinson Chain Wallet
Banana Republic Indigo Skinny Ankle Zip Jean | Gap Classic Pique Blazer | Tory Burch Robinson Chain Wallet
Banana Republic Indigo Skinny Ankle Zip Jean | Gap Classic Pique Blazer | J. Crew Spring Bloom Bracelet
Banana Republic Indigo Skinny Ankle Zip Jean | Gap Classic Pique Blazer | J. Crew Spring Bloom Bracelet
Banana Republic Indigo Skinny Ankle Zip Jean | Banana Republic Rorie Wedge | J. Crew Spring Bloom Bracelet
Banana Republic Indigo Skinny Ankle Zip Jean | Gap Classic Pique Blazer | Helmut Lang Nexa Mesh Insert Top | Banana Republic Rorie Wedge | J. Crew Spring Bloom Bracelet
Banana Republic Indigo Skinny Ankle Zip Jean | Gap Classic Pique Blazer | Helmut Lang Nexa Mesh Insert Top | Banana Republic Rorie Wedge | J. Crew Spring Bloom Bracelet | Tory Burch Robinson Chain Wallet
NYC Winter

I have been searching for any and every sign of spring and today when it got all the way up to 43 degrees, hope was in the air! Hope that the worst of winter is finally behind us and a new wardrobe season is upon us!

I have been dying to slip into these ankle zip jeans since they arrived. I had this same pair back in the late eighties (except those had a denim bow above each side zip), and they brought back memories of those favorite childhood jeans. Yes…I was addicted to denim back then, too.

I usually steer clear of Banana Republic jeans–they never fit me quite right–but their new premium denim is majorly improved. They have the perfect amount of stretch for a skinny jean.

I love the look of skinnies with heels but will usually opt for flats if I’m doing a lot of walking.  Either option looks polished with a simple top and structured blazer.  For the office, swap the tank for a silk blouse or button down and trade in distressed denim for a solid dark pair and you’ll be work week chic.

Here’s to many more sunny days to come! XO

On Christina: Jeans: Banana Republic Indigo Skinny Ankle Zip Jeans in Danny Wash (note: I am 5’7″ and the regular length didn’t come close to my ankles.  I opted for the long length.) // Top: Helmut Lang Nexa Mesh Insert Top (old, last seen here and similar here) // Blazer: Gap Classic Pique Blazer (on sale!) // Shoes: Banana Republic Rorie Wedges in Tea Rose // Accessories: J. Crew Spring Bloom Bracelet // Tory Burch Robinson Chain Wallet (last seen here as a clutch) // Lips: Nars Lip Gloss in Shade 1 – Shimmering Peach Sorbet

Location: Central Park, NYC

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2 Responses to Spring Forward

  1. rebecca March 9, 2015 at 8:53 am #

    Great outfit, the ankle zip skinnies look amazing on you! I’ve also been really impressed with BR lately. Hopefully the warmer weather will stick around ❤
    munchies&musings

    • Casually Glam March 9, 2015 at 10:21 am #

      Hi Rebecca! OMG congrats on starting a blog!! That is so exciting :)
      Banana friends & family starts on the 12th – just sent you a 50% off code. XOXO

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