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Here in Southern California, the car shows don’t stop just because it’s not summer! In fact, many of our favorite custom shows take place in the winter. In my opinion, the weather is often much better during these off-season shows, since I despise the sun and heat. But, even though spring is right around the corner, Mother Nature is still pretty unpredictable around here. We travel quite a distance to most of these shows, so I’ve learned to plan for who knows what kind of weather (something I failed to do for a particular show last summer, and I suffered for it)! Forget the forecasts. They are rarely accurate. Just plan for ANYTHING.
For this show, I wore a fairly heavy bouclé sweater from Victoria’s Secret and black skinny jeans. This is just one of several VS sweaters in my collection. I also brought a wool pea coat, in case it was even cooler than expected, plus gloves and a head wrap. In case of sun and unseasonable heat, I had a tank top and parasol handy. In case of wind, I pulled my hair back tight and added some fluffy false pigtails by Dancing with the Stars, as featured in one of my posts last summer.
The sweater turned out to be perfect for the day’s weather… Which was actually a bit sad, because I am wild about this coat from Arden B and really wanted to wear it. Yes, this was another “majorly on sale” outerwear purchase for me. No crazy destiny story as with the Bebe lace trench; I just saw this one on the Arden B sale site late in the winter of 2010 and made it mine immediately. Just a reminder to keep an eye out at all times, because amazing deals are out there even from quality retailers!
Have you ever tried Victoria’s Secret sweaters? Don’t you think they are the sexiest ever?