Welcome to the 2nd monthly My Refined Style Link-Up. I am a sucker for a good poncho or cape. This tan on black window pane poncho with toggle buttons is a go-to piece for me for Fall. It is from Kohl's and the scarf I got there matched perfectly.
Throw on some black skinny jeans, like I am wearing here, a simple black tee, some heeled booties and a hat, and your ready for a night, or day on the town. Often I wear this out shopping and wear it with leggings and my tall, flat zip up boots.

I love the fringe outlining on this poncho. These real suede booties are from Payless, can you believe it? They are very well made and super comfy.

I call this my scarecrow hat!!
and in celebration......
TODAY is my Mama's Birthday and we are in Chicago to celebrate, shop and eat!!
Happy Birthday beautiful mom, the best mom in the world!!
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  1. I love this cape on you!!! I'm not usually one for them because I think they make me look boxy, but i like how you added the scarf, I think it gives the look more dimension! Really pretty girl! xo, Biana -BlovedBoston

  2. You are rocking the capes and wraps this week! I love the windowpane print and the scarf layered over it! This is such a great look! Have fun in Chicago!

    Doused In Pink

    1. Gah! Andrea, I am getting jealous of your cape/poncho collection! You have so many adorable ones! I love the houndstooth one as well. So pretty!

      (Side note: I am posting this as a reply because every time I try to comment on your posts, it doesn't even give me the option...most likely it's something wrong on my end because my internet and computer have been sucky lately!)

      Thanks for hosting!


  3. This outfit is absolutely amazing!!! You look so beautiful and chic!!! LOVE. OK enough about that. I hope that you have a fabulous time here!! I'm working this weekend but would love to try and meet up if possible. Send me an email. :-)

  4. This cape is fabulous on you, such a great pattern <3

    Green Fashionista

  5. This cape is amazing!!! Such a great look! Happy birthday to your mama! Chicago is such a fun city, have a great time!


  6. You look so fabulous! In love with that cape! The print is so cute and perfect with your black hat!

    <3 Shannon
    Upbeat Soles

  7. Andrea I LOVE everything about this and that hat is made for you! Your fall decor is perfect as well!!! Happy birthday to your mom...have fun in the city!!!


  8. Killer cape, lady! Love the print!

    Le Stylo Rouge

  9. So cute! I love the camel colored scarf with the black cape. So cute together and looks cozy too!

  10. This is such a cute cape, Andrea! I can't believe those booties are from Payless, what a deal! Have a wonderful time celebrating your mom's birthday in Chicago!!

    xo, Rachel
    A Blonde's Moment

  11. I am obsessing over this cape! You always look so fantastic and chic! I am just in love with how you added the scarf and the hat! SO FAB

  12. Another beautiful cape! They really do look lovely on you. Hope you're having a great trip in Chicago!

  13. Swee-swoo! That is me whisteling! I love this look. I am such a fan of the windowpane pattern, just dont own it. I have been looking at capes and this one looks so good with the leggins and sexy boots!
    jess xx

  14. Dang it! I missed this link up again! There's my favorite Girlie looking all warm and toasty!! Enjoy your day with your beautiful mom! I'm so jealous!! Chicago! Wow! Never been!

  15. Happy birthday to your beautiful mama! I hope you two have a wonderful time! I'm 100% going to need this cape. I LOVE windowpane print at the moment, I feel like it's so classic and chic and I love the cape trend but have yet to find one I love. I'm pretty sure this is it! I hope you have a wonderful day with your sweet mom my gorgeous friend! XO -Kim

  16. The ponch looks so comfortable and can create so many different outfits with it...Enjoy Chicago and happy birthday to your mom!! xx

  17. Happy birthday! I also love my ponchos and capes. They are beautiful, stylish and elevate every look. Greetings Andrea

  18. I love that the poncho has toggles so it will stay on! I think ponchos are so cute, but when they're just the wrap kind with no fastening I feel like they're going to fall off! I'm a huge fan of windowpane print too.

  19. Happy Birthday to your sweet mom first of all. Enjoy Chicago, such an amazing city.

    Yet another stunning poncho today. I love that it is a black+white grid pattern. Torn whether I like this or your houndstooth one more. Great booties too. I have some nice shoes from Payless also.

    Happy to link up again this month. Hope you like what I linked up.

    <3 Ada.

  20. Happy, happy Birthday to your mom!!! Have a fabulous time celebrating!

    The poncho looks great! I love the pattern! Great scarf, too!

  21. What a great cape! i love the drama of poncho's and caps. Love, love it with your hat!!

  22. That poncho looks like the perfect fall/winter piece to have! You look so comfortable, yet put together! Happy birthday to your mom! I hope you guys have an amazing time!!!!

  23. I love this look on you and I can't believe those booties are from Payless! That's awesome!

  24. Thanks for linking up to Top of the World Style. What a great cape!

  25. I'm really into capes and ponchos this season. Black and white is very basic, but with the punch of color in the scarf, it's a perfect match! Looks like you had a great time in Chicago. I live in north central Indiana and it's about a 3-hr. drive to Chicago from what I live. I've been there many times.
    Ann @ Cairn Cottage -

  26. Great cape, Dear! And my fav pic? The one of you and mom! So adorable, I miss my mom, who was also a best friend and best shopping buddy too! Enjoy every precious moment, Andrea!
    Dawn Lucy

  27. That poncho is so perfectly fall. Thanks for sharing and hosting!

  28. I love love love the windowpane look and yet somehow it hasn't made it into my closet yet! You look fab in the cape.

  29. Hope you had a great time in Chicago. Love the toggle details on this cape.

    Thank you for joining TBT Fashion link up and hope to see you next week.


  30. Gorgeous, friend! You are rocking this look!!!



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