Cardigan- Target | Camisole- Old Navy | Jeans- Paige Premium Denim (thrifted) | Boots- Hunter Gloss c/o Shopbop | Bag- Mulberry Alexa c/o LuisaViaRoma | Sunglasses- Ray-Ban Wayfarers | Necklace- baroque parisian pearls (gift from my future MIL) | Watch- Michael Kors (c/o) | Nails- Deborah Lippmann Billionaire

The fiancé and I headed out on this fine day to embark on a very, very diffcult, very hard, very strenuous, very tedious task: wedding cake tasting.

I know. So hard.

While I won’t reveal the cakes’ designs (yes, there are two–a groom’s cake and a bride’s cake), I will tell you the flavors! Mine will be traditional wedding cake with a raspberry & cream cheese filling. HB’s will be a red velvet chocolate with chocolate buttercream filling. Delicious.

This outfit was all about comfort, then. After my closet cleanout, I was reunited with my old Target ikat cardi and paired it with a gorgeous long strand of real baroque pearls my future mother-in-law bought for me in Paris (the boutique is called Hervé Domar Paris). And the Hunter boots are a recent aquisition after the heavens opened and deluged the city two days prior. It was sunny by the time they arrived, but that didn’t stop me from wearing them.

Cardigan- Target | Camisole- Old Navy | Jeans- Paige Premium Denim (thrifted) | Boots- Hunter Gloss c/o Shopbop | Bag- Mulberry Alexa c/o LuisaViaRoma | Sunglasses- Ray-Ban Wayfarers | Necklace- baroque parisian pearls (gift from my future MIL) | Watch- Michael Kors (c/o) | Nails- Deborah Lippmann Billionaire

Bon Appétit.

  • Jen

    Love that cardigan – it looks so J.Crew! I also like how you styled your Hunter’s with a very feminine outfit… like a prim and proper look made casual! Also, the way you described your wedding cakes has me seriously craving for sweets now haha. I’m excited to see what it’s going to look like!

    Hope you’re having a great week Kristina!

  • No chic, Sherlock

    Love this, makes me think of spring. love the Hunters!

  • Penny Pincher Fashion

    That red velvet cake sounds amazing! Loving your boots – think you may have finally convinced me that I need some. :)

  • Megan Silianoff

    I have the same Hunters. They’re the best, no?

  • Christina

    The cardi is beautiful – love the print. But what I love most about this outfit are the Hunters! So royal – I can picture you stepping out of a Land Rover on some british country estate. Love it. Have a wonderful day! xo, Christina

    ps. any cream cheese cake will be delicious! :-)

  • Chelsea

    I got the same pair of these for Christmas this year and am IN love with them (even on sunny days!) fantastic outfit and I am loving th lipstick!

  • Anita

    a very beautiful outfit! I adore this beautiful flower cardigan!
    Thanks so much for the great bdib-sequins! it was the first time i participated, and from now on, I’ll try to participate every time you do it!
    xxx Anita

  • Rachel Tatem

    I love the cardigan

  • Karlee Thomas

    Love the outfit! Is the Target cardigan from this year, or recently? I love the colors and pattern.

  • Neris

    great look Kristina and both of the wedding cakes sound DELICIOUS :) maybe you can send some leftovers to Croatia??? :)


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  • Rachel

    Your cardigan is beautiful! I’m also definitely loving your boots! :) I just had wedding cake flavored gelato this past weekend… I think I am going to have to get some more after reading your post ;) Hope all your wedding planning is going well!

  • Tiffany Elam

    Nice cardi. I get most of my from Target.


  • Erica

    Super cute! I almost bought the same cardigan! Wasn’t cake tasting the best? One of my favorite parts from planning my wedding :)

  • Chaz

    Auuuugh, those pearls are gorgeous. Gorgeous! I love the way you’ve dressed them down with this cute and casual outfit, and even paired them with Hunter’s! I have a cardi very similar to this, I will have to try this look once it’s warm enough!

  • Call me M @ DoYouSpeakGossip?

    Yum yum! Both cakes sound delicious!
    The outfit is lovely! Love the cardigan and your new hunter boots. But most of all I loved the colors on these pics! :)

  • Robin @ Frannie Pantz

    Ooooooh cake testing is my FAVORITE part of wedding planning! I did some last weekend as well. Great selections! I love the floral cardi. I have had Hunters on my wish list forever-ever as well!

  • Rachel from Love a la Mode

    Cute cardi!

  • Lauren (BestTrendz)

    Your pearls look lovely! And your cardigan. I love those boots, too. And ooh, wedding cake? Both of the cakes sound absolutely delicious.

  • Rory

    Gorgeous sweater !!! I looooove the hunter boots, too :)

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  • shannon

    Love the cardigan! You look so pretty.

  • Vanessa

    I love this cardigan!

  • Sarah

    Really love the cardigan, you look so comfy and stylish! And those cakes sound delish! :)

  • Tiffany

    I can not wait to do my cake tasting!!!

  • Angela

    love your photos!


  • Kati

    The outfit is wonderful! And those pearls are absolutely stunning. What a great outfit for cake tasting. :)

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  • Sue W

    Good old Texas… When you don’t have boots and aren’t expecting it, it pours. When you do have boots and are expecting it, nothing but sun.

    Love the outfit!

  • Thalia

    Man Kristina, I must say you have guts wearing rain boots during sunny weather haha. I have a pair of Steve Madden rain boots tucked in the back of my closet that I only whip out when it’s pouring outside. Didn’t think I could be pull them off whenever the mood strikes, but the Hunters look great on you so I might have to rethink my ways!

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  • Katrina

    Loving the whole look… The pictures are so ethereal and soft. The boots are kind of badass! :)

  • Krystle {Fierce|Fabulous|Fit}

    Kristina, I’m so jealous you’re cake-tasting and just saw on Twitter- registering!! You lucky lady!! You have great taste- so I’m sure you’ll get good stuff!! Anyway, this outfit is so cute and girlie!! I like it! Have fun with all your pre-wedding events!! It only happens once (hopefully) :)

  • alyson – the average girl’s guide

    So pretty! Almost snagged that cardigan at Target but I’m kind of a cardigan junkie and thought I don’t need a third flowery, similar-shape cardigan. Feel like I should have gotten it. Question: is this just the beautiful lighting or are you also using a certain camera setting to capture this light/look? {trying to learn!} Thanks. happy friday!

  • Kellie

    I am completely in love with that bag. As soon as I pulled up this post, I think that is all I saw :-) Great look & in case I didn’t say it….I LOVE THAT BAG!

  • Kristin

    Uber fabulous wellies lady!

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