Get a Clue // OOTD

When was the last time you played a board game? If it's been a while, set some time aside to do so because you're missing out. They're fun! San Diego County has been having some magnificent weather as of late & my friends & I decided to take advantage of it. We had a nice mini picnic with pizza, plenty of munchies, beer, & board games. Well, just one board game. Clue.




We went to a nice park with lots of greenery & cool sculptures. The temperatures were surprisingly warm for winter -- around 75 degrees -- so we found a nice bench & enjoyed the day there under the shade. Sitting in the sun would've made us roast. The only way you know that it's winter in California is the fact that the sunsets by 5 pm.




I was happy to use my new backpack for the first time. It was able to fit a good amount of stuff, more than I anticipated. It was such a bargain. Only $7. You can't beat that. There's no lining though, so I imagine this isn't the highest quality. But I love the mixing of leopard print & tartan patterns, which is something I love to do myself when it comes to outfits.



Dress: H&M // Vest: Grandma's closet // Leggings: Rue 21 // Backpack: Rue 21 // Boots: H&M // Socks: Rue 21 

That's that folks. I'm incredibly thankful to live in such a warm climate. I truly have no idea what winter is supposed to feel like. Not this, I imagine. I don't think most people wear tank tops in winter. Or do you? When is the last time you played a board game? Which is your favorite? Do you like mixing patterns or do you prefer to keep it simple? :]

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48 comments

  1. Cool look, I love your backpack!!!
    Happy friday!
    Kisses, Paola.

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  2. I love taking time out and playing games :) Your vest is lovely with this outfit!

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  3. I haven't played a board game in years and years!
    I love this outfit, all of the contrasting prints, it's just so fun and vibrant! I love the leggins especially :)

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    1. I love those contrasting patterns. Hehe :]

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  4. That backpack is awesome! I haven't seen one with a mixed print like that before---very cool!
    As for board games...I love them. My husband and I have a small collection of board games and cards. My favorite would have to be Rummy, although I love a good game of Uno! too.
    Your San Diego winter sounds amazing, but do you feel like you're missing out on the change of seasons? One thing I loved about living in Northeast US is the distinct change of seasons (even though winter was the worst). In Buenos Aires, the temperatures do change with the seasons, but I don't get that sense of Wow, it really feels like Fall! (for example)
    Hope you have a great weekend! xx

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    1. Oooh what's Rummy? I haven't played that before. I imagine I'm missing out on the seasons, but at the same time, I'd likely hate the snow. :]

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  5. It's been a while when I've played a board game, need to do something about it))
    Great outfit, love your leggings!

    Tanya
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  6. I love the vest and the clashing prints.

    Jennifer Jayne
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  7. Absolutely stunning! Love your blog and style so much! So glad I found you!
    xoxo, Vanessa
    www.whatwouldvwear.net

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  8. Good ole SD is always beautiful, one of the many reasons I love her! Happy Weekend!

    xo

    Michaela

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  9. Love the look! Those leggings are amazing!
    Love
    Pili
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  10. I played Clue over the holidays and made the mistake of trying to play tipsy. It was comical to say the least. I think I'll try again, but without the cocktails.
    Texas Jak
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    1. I think I was the least tipsy & that's how I won both games. Hehehehe.:]

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  11. I love your outfit and the mix of prints!! And you are right about the board game situation- I've been wanting to play them again recently :)

    lovejoanna.com

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    1. Have a game night with drinks; it's the adult way to play. :]

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  12. Love the crochet vest! Such a fun outfit! :D

    xxx
    Camilla
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    1. Thanks so much, Camilla. It was my nana's vest. :]

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  13. I played Scrabble on board with my son and hubby mid of last year and it was fun! Need to break out the board game again.
    I seriously love your backpack, it's so cute and for $7?! What a great purchase!

    Shireen | Reflection of Sanity

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    1. I didn't know you had any children, Shireen! So cool. Yes, for $7 you can't go wrong. :]

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  14. Those leggings are so fun! I am a sucker for anything with flowers :)

    xoxo

    Kaley

    My Closet Life Blog

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    1. Me too, Kaley. I love flowers in my hair!:]

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  15. Love those tights, Carmen!

    xo, Rachel
    www.ablondesmoment.com

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  16. I am obsessed with clue! A few months ago a few friends and I were in Big Bear and we were all staying in this huge cabin. We ended up playing Clue for the longest time. So fun! Also adorable bag pack

    xo naomiinwonderland.com

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    1. Thanks Naomi. :] Clue is so so fun. Cabin Clue sounds even more fun.

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  17. Board games, it has definitely been a while! Love the prints and textures in this look. I adore those pants so much and I love the way you styled everything!

    Denise
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    1. Many thanks, Denise. Bust out a board game this weekend. :]

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  18. Hello Carmen! So glad you got to enjoy a wonderful day outdoors! It is truly a blessing that you live in beautiful San Diego where the weather seems to be amazing all year around. Love the mix of patterns and textures you have going on your outfit. You look super chic and cute. I am not a big board game player but my youngest daughter loves playing them. We play Apple to Apples and Pictionary a lot with her and I will admit we have lots of fun. Have a wonderful weekend Carmen! XOXO, Jeannette
    www.msjeannieandhercloset.com

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    1. Apples to Apples is so fun! I love to play that one as well. Wishing you a wonderful weekend as well, Jeannette! :]

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  19. Great outfit! Looks amazing:)

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  20. This is such an usual outfit and print/colour combination - I love the confidence you wear it with! :)

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    x

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  21. I love those leggings!
    Melanie @ meandmr.com

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  22. I love a good board game! We usually play Articulate when we have friends around. The look of panic and frustration on peoples faces when they get stuck is hilarious!

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  23. You're lucky indeed :)))) Cool look!!!

    Rosa
    Styleyourselfinstyle.blogspot.com

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  24. That backpack is beyond cute 😍

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  25. Just beautiful! I love this look so much – you truly are an inspiration!
    Much love, Vanessa
    www.whatwouldvwear.net

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  26. Love the crochet waistcoat - beautiful !

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  27. I love the floral print leggings, the pictures are so cute!
    I'm a Brighton (near London) based outfits and events blogger :)
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  28. I totally agree about the board game thing!
    There's a bar 4 mins walking distance away from me that specializes in craft cocktails and features 186 different type of games, including 2 shuffleboard tables.
    Whaaaat!
    I know :D

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  29. Oh, you look fabulous! Love, love, love this look! So gorgeous!
    xoxo, Vanessa
    www.whatwouldvwear.net

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  30. such a cute bag! two of my fave prints in one :)

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  31. Super cute outfit! I love the flower legging and shoe combination. That's probably m favorite part of your outfit. And ahh enjoying some drinks and playing Clue sounds like a good way to spend the day :)
    Olivia | Her Name Was Celebration

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