Grandma Chic with Fossil Q

Grandma Chic with Fossil Q

  fossil Q

  Now that the weather is heading towards frigid, it’s getting a bit harder to dress sexy. The large comfy sweaters have come out, along with the slouchy jeans and huge jackets. To be honest, I’ve been reveling in dressing like a grandma because (1) I’m warm and (2) I’m comfortable.

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This lace up sweater became super popular last year, thanks to Isabel Marant, and now you can find a version of it in basically any online retailer. I found my version at Zara, but you can find it almost anywhere (and I’ve linked some below).

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I paired it with my NEW FAVE FALL LOOK which is basically metallic pleated skirts. I am SO IN LOVE with this look. This skirt, especially, is a dream. It’s a dream to shoot (look how the light bounces off of it), a dream to wear (so light and airy) and just a dream to look at (that vibrant red!). Most of all, you can rock this with a billion tights underneath to keep warm and, for when it gets colder, pair with boots!

I call this look “Grandma Chic”, because it’s just a little bit frumpy but that color really draws your eye. And with it, I kept my accessories minimal except for my new watch from Fossil, the Fossil Q Smartwatch.

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This is actually the second smartwatch I own. I had the Apple Watch but. . .I kind of hated the band on it and I wasn’t a huge fan of the square face. The square face felt so masculine and I already have a bony wrist. When I received the Fossil Q, I loved that the face was round and the band was a neutral color (not a rubberized black!) that could go with everything. It also does everything I need my smartwatch to do, which is give me the weather/texts/emails. That’s all I really need and it even has extras like a speaker/activity tracking/music control.

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I’ve been wearing it almost non-stop since I got it, switching it out with my red leather Larsson & Jennings watch if I want to add in some color. I love that more companies are getting into the smartwatch game, if only so that I don’t have to drop another $600 at Apple. These watches are way more affordable, ranging at around $270. And it comes at the perfect time, because gift-giving season is coming up and now I know what to get for some of my friends!

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Tell me, what watch do you own AND really. . .on a scale of 1-10, 1 being not grandma-y enough and 10 being your great great grandma Ruth, just how Grandma Chic are you?

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Photos by H.B. Media
*The products mentioned in this post were sent to me for my review.
As always, my opinions are truly my own. 

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  • Maria-Carla Atencio

    woah! that watch is beyond dreamy! love love love 🙂
    xo,
    Maca

    http://www.heymaca.ca

  • snappedbygracie

    Well you make “Grandma Chic” look really good ! Love the look, super cute and warm too !
    xx gracie
    snappedbygracie.com

  • Andreea Birsan

    You are definitely looking super chic! Loving that pleated skirt and you styled it so well with the slingbacks! Have a lovely week! <3

    Andreea,
    http://couturezilla.com/

  • Wow m in love with your outfit <3… Especially the skirt looks lovely on you 🙂

  • Ohhh sooo pretty Details and Look;)
    In love with your hair:) That Skirt is Fantastic:)
    Love Kisses
    New:http://openklosetfashion.blogspot.pt/2016/11/marga-bistro.html?m=1#disqus_thread

  • Jessica @ lifefamilyetc.com

    Girl, I live for grandma chic! In love with this whole look by the way!

  • Candace

    Nothing beats warm and comfortable. You look chic, no worries on looking like a grandma. I’d sport this look any time 🙂

    http://www.thebeautybeau.com

  • Thomas Falkenstedt

    Haha, whoever knew grandmas look this good! 😀 To be honest I love your styling and in many cases I’m just like you. Comfort before class, which is an oxymoron as they can be combined and intertwined and played around with endlessly, but enough about that. 🙂 I actually own a leather jacket my grandpa wore when he drove his motorcycle in the 1950s and I also own one of his grandpa hats, so that’s as authentic as it gets.
    And oh, I feel exactly like you do about the iWatch or whatever they call it and that seems to be a great option 🙂
    xoxo
    Thomas

    http://www.thomasfalkenstedt.com/2016/11/21/when-life-is-good-really-good/

  • Imaobong Asuquo

    How did you manage to pull wearing that skirt?
    I love it!
    I’d say I’m on the scale of 6.
    Hehe
    Plus your hair looks so good 🙂

  • Christine

    If this is “grandma” then I want to be a grandma. I love this outfit! Everything is on trend and so perfect together. Isn’t Zara the best? Love their stuff except that it isn’t on Reward Style (haha). Perfect look babe! xoxo, Christine
    http://dailykongfidence.com/

  • I’ve actually been looking for a skirt like this for holiday parties for weeks! Love your finds. And that Fossil Q watch! I got one earlier this year in a gift bag and loved it, until my mom swiped it from me. lol
    xx | A

  • Hahahaha I never dress sexy! Grandmas are cool!
    xx Jenelle
    http://www.inspiringwit.com/

  • Katja Knox

    I hope I can and will dress like this when I’m a grandma! Looking awesome girl 🙂
    Katja xxx
    http://www.katnapped.com

  • Loving your grandma chique look. Totally feel you with the sexy-part tho. However, sweaters can be very sexy too. Depending on how they’re styled of course 🙂
    XO Charissa – http://www.ladygoldapple.com

  • I’ve seen the smart watches on Instagram! it looks so useful 🙂 and of course beautiful. I love Fossil watches 🙂
    http://www.samanthamariko.com

  • Margot Guilbert

    Love the outfit!
    xo, Margot
    http://thepastelproject.com/

  • Kitty Limon

    I love the sweater and wow your nails are to die for 🙂

  • Fernanda Samaia

    in love with your whole outfit babe! the sweater, skirt, and shoes are perfect! Thank you so much for sharing 🙂

    xoxo
    Fe Samaia

  • megkerns

    This is a great OOTD! Love the color of the skirt too! I feel like I want to wear this to Thanksgiving Dinner! 🙂

  • Pipesnbuttons

    I love your grandma chic look! I’m such a grandma IRL anyway. If it’s comfortable, who cares! I dig that skirt and oversized lace up sweater combo. 🙂

  • I love this look!! Grandma chic totally rocks! Your metallic skirt is so dreamy btw. That color is stunning.

    xo, Jo
    http://www.cutandchic.com

  • Marissa Abao

    I love everything about this outfit, very stylish and comfy! Your timepiece looks so chic and versatile! I am going to look for this on amazon right now.

  • Atsuna Matsui

    I have a very similar sweater like this as well in the same shade! I love how you styled it differently than me and wore it with this beautiful wine mid skirt here. You look stunning here girl.

    xoxo
    http://www.atsunamatsui.com

  • I love the fossil watch! I have been eyeing the michael kors one. and wait is your chanel sling back from one of the links you shared? I love it

    http://www.thenewgirl.me

  • Gina Diaz

    You amazingly beautiful and the outfit is just perfect!

    Xx, Gina

    http://www.artsyrunway.com

  • I love granny chic! That skirt is amazing!
    XO
    http://www.lehoarder.com/

  • Ana Ojha

    Your Grandma sweater looks comfy, cozy and you’ve styled it very nicely with your entire outfit!

  • Jessica

    Obsessed with this look! All about grandma chic and those slingbacks!
    xo Jessica
    http://www.whatsfordinneresq.com

  • Cece Lam

    that red looks so beautiful on you!! – http://www.cecelam.com