June 7, 2011

A Chunky Knit in the Summer?

Despite the fact that temperatures are rising here in Vancouver, I could not stay away from the Patterson J. Kincaid Melinda Sweater (which is actually currently on sale at ShopBop). I immediately fell in love with the chunky knit, nautical stripes, and extra-long sleeves. It's perfect to throw on when the summer breeze hits or if I'm stuck in the shade, though I've already been envisioning plenty of Fall outfits too. Yes, I realize I have been complaining about the lack of Summer weather and now here I am almost wishing it was Fall...

 Sweater: Patterson J. Kincaid / Skirt: Forever 21 / Sandals: Shellys London
Necklace: H&M / Hat: Banana Republic

For my fellow Canadians, do you guys shop at The Bay? I have recently been reacquainting myself with our historic department store (it's where I bought this sweater!) and seriously, it is soooo much better than it used to be when I was younger. They have done such a great job re-branding and bringing in brands like Rachel Roy, Brochu Walker, Free People, among others. Plus I love the change rooms at the downtown location! So many mirrors!


  1. AnonymousJune 07, 2011

    The sweater is so pretty! I always love a stripe knit, not that I can wear those during june though, the necklace is a cutie!

    Cess O. <3 The Outfit Diaries

  2. dying over this necklace of yours!!! And I haven't been to the Bay really, but I have heard of their rebranding. I'll defs check it out when TopShop comes to The Bay :) And yes, would love to meet you one day too!!! Hope you had fun downtown Saturday!

  3. Love your outfit! And yes, I am really impressed with the Downtown Bay. It is so much more contemporary and trendy. And the Bay usually runs promotions like 30% / 40% on regular women fashion which is an added bonus.

    I signed up for Hautelook a while ago but never bought from them. Do you have experience with them? I am just concerned about the unexpected high duty amount when the package shows up at my door.

  4. what an awesome sweater and i love the way you accessorized, you look gorgeous :)


  5. super cute outfit! love the pjk sweater and your necklace. xx

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  7. I love that necklace. We NEED an H&M here on Maui (and Zara too!).. :) That chunky knit is great as well. I recently bought a chunky knit sweater and I'm dying to wear it, but it's supppper hot here right now. Hopefully we'll be blessed with some tradewinds soon!

    xx Love & Aloha

  8. What a pretty sweater! I have been searching and searching for the perfect one as well .. yours is lovely.. !

  9. nice sweater, I love the 3rd pic of you sitting on the grass! and I do shop at the bay sometimes, they got some good stuff and I heart their sales!

  10. i love this sweater- but i am so NOT envisioning anything about fall yet!! all of the new fall stuff coming out is freaking me out because i am sooo hoping we have a really hot and really long summer this year! as for the bay, i have been recently and i love it! it's looking great!!

    xo, allie

  11. @aliciafashionista Isn't the necklace amazing? It's SUPER heavy but I don't care, I had to have it anyway. And yessss, so excited for Top Shop at The Bay!

    @Chic Escape Plus HBC points... woohoo, free gift cards! I've ordered from Hautelook a couple times and never had to pay customs/duties (it's all included in your order). I would definitely recommend.

    @allie Haha, you're right, I shouldn't wish for Fall too much!

  12. I love fall! And I love when I start to see boots in all the shoe stores. But I think I'll hold off on wishing for fall right now and try to enjoy warmer weather.
    Love the hat and necklace!


  13. Omgoshhhhh, definitely agree, The Bay really has gotten soooo much better recently. VERY excited about Top Shop coming as well!!

  14. I love the first and last pictures. Beautiful!

  15. YOu look so cute! I love the necklace!

    Fashion Fractions

  16. I love that sweater, and how you've styled it!! And your hat is adorable... I have a similar one and can't stop wearing it! Hope your day is a fantastic one. xx veronika

  17. You look so lovely!!!Your necklace is adorable!

  18. Love your sweater and necklace!

  19. Hi!!!
    This sweater is really amazing! And I love the Bay. The downtown one here is the best, but the one nearest to me is getting renovated right now, so I'm really excited to see what changes they make!

  20. Hi! I love Patterson J. Kincaid! Reasonably priced & lots of fashion sense.
    I'm a sucker for stripes ( I feel like I am always typing that phrase) so I love this look :)

    Enter my giveaway!

  21. I love that necklace! In all the many times I've been to H&M in the states I haven't seen it!

    The sweater is so cute! Too bad the weather here is 100 degrees - I really can't wait for fall

  22. @nomoneylotsofstyle I think this necklace sold out pretty quickly because I haven't been able to find it since the day I bought it. Glad I didn't wait!

  23. AnonymousJune 16, 2011

    adorable look dear! loving your blog!

    XO Sahra


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