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Spanx Faux Leather Leggings Styled 15 Ways

Raise your hand if you have jumped on the faux leather legging trend. It took me awhile, but after regretting not getting them during sale season ALL year long, I knew I had to snag them right away this year. I cannot tell you how many times I have worn them already. They can be dressed up, down, and everything in between. I never really understood the hype, but trust me when I saw, these are good. It can be hard to justify in investing in something like leggings, but this is an investment piece you will get so much use out of! To show you just how versatile they are, I am bringing you Spanx faux leather leggings styled 15 ways! No matter what your style is, I am certain there is a look that will register with you 🙂 I would love to know which look is your favorite, so feel free to leave a comment!

Spanx Faux Leather Leggings Styled 15 Ways

One

This look might be my favorite, because who can say no to a fur vest? I layered it over one of my favorite white sweaters, and added my snakeskin booties for a fun pop!

Two

There are few things I love more than an all black look. This vest is a staple piece that can be worn so many different ways, and my black plush top is so cozy.

Three

I don’t know about you, but I love a good henley top! This one is a top seller and has been going in and out of stock all year, and is a must have if you can get your hands on it!

Four

Possibly my favorite sweatshirt ever. Who else watches The Office?! I love Jim and Pam, do you guys remember when she said this line? This is probably my most casual look in the list, but I simply threw on this sweatshirt, some duck boots, and a cozy hat. I am ready for winter 😉

Five

Another cozy henley top, but one is never enough. This one has been another top seller, and comes in a ton of colors! The sleeves are nice and long, and it runs true to size with a roomy fit. My black sneakers have cushioned support and are so comfy!

Six

Lots of mixing and matching happening with these items. This is the henley from above, paired with the vest shown earlier! I am really trying to create new outfits with what exists in my closet, and love how staple pieces like these can add versatility to your wardrobe!

Seven

My opinion on these faux leather leggings is that they can totally work for the office. Throw on a sweater that covers the booty, a fun blazer, and some chic booties, and you have a class (and comfy!) office ready look.

Eight

From office to couch, how cute are the faux leather leggings paired with this camo shirt!? I would call this a very lightweight sweatshirt, and it is so soft. The length is great, making it perfect for leggings. And these are another color of the slip on sneakers I mentioned above. I may or may not own them in three colors!

Nine

One of my absolute FAVORITE trends is buffalo plaid. I love how casual it is, and you can wear it so many different ways. I decided to throw on a black and white option for the outfit below, and paired it with a comfy white t-shirt.

Ten

This is the same outfit as above, I just moved the shirt and tied it around my waist!

Eleven

Okay, this is another favorite of mine. This turtleneck poncho is one of my absolute favorite purchases of the season, and I love how stylish this outfit feels. You can also snag it in black and tan! It is a great piece for the holidays, and so perfect for feeling classy and cozy all at once.

Twelve

Another top selling item of the year, this sweater is where it’s at. I love the oversized fit, and thought the outfit tied together so well with some tan over the knee boots! This look will definitely keep you warm, and has all of the colors of fall.

Thirteen

This cardigan is the other investment piece on the list, but is worth every penny. You can almost always find it on sale at this retailer, and they allow easy pay in 6 installments. I once again threw on my over the knee boots. Such a cozy outfit, perfect four lounge days.

Fourteen

You know I had to throw in a (faux) leather on leather look, right!? I love how edgy a black moto jacket feels against these faux leather leggings. And with a pair of black studded booties!? Probably as cool as this mom of toddlers has felt in awhile 😉

Fifteen

This is the last look, and probably the most simple. I love a good utility shirt, and I love that this one comes in tall and petite. I prefer my shirts to be a bit more of an oversized fit, so I did a large tall in this one. You can grab it in other colors, and it is on sale often!

Which look is your fovorite!? I would love to know how you style your faux leather leggings. And if you love the look but cannot justify the price tag, I linked up a few more affordable faux leather legging options below!

Weekly Roundup

Happy Friday, you guys! This week has been a long one. On Tuesday, I swore it was Thursday. And on Thursday, Lincoln woke up sick. As a mom of young kiddos, you always know sickness is coming in the fall, but it never gets easier to deal with missing work, juggling child care, and still trying to make sure they are getting what they need to heal. Being a mom is hard-so moms of little kids, I am throwing an extra cheers out to you all this weekend as a reminder that we are not alone on those tough days! Onto prettier things, below is a weekly roundup of what I shared here on the blog and over on my Instagram. The leaves have just about peeked, and I am trying to capture all the pretty fall photos that we can!

On Instagram

Henley Sweater

There was so much love for this henley sweater this week! I will be straightforward in saying it itches a bit-I know that is an automatic NO GO for some people, so I like to mention it right away 😉 It isn’t overwhelming, but there is a touch of wool. Otherwise, it is so cute! The buttons are oversized and functional, and the red color is so perfect for fall. 


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This pretty white sweater was so loved by you all this week. For reference, I am wearing a size large tall, and it fits very well. Get your true size in this one! I have been wearing my Spanx faux leather leggings with so many outfits lately, I love how they are so comfy but still can be dressed up. Keep your eyes peeled-I may have a Spanx post coming soon!
white speckled sweater spanx faux leather leggings black studded booties


Another share over on Instagram late last week was this pretty poncho sweater! I snagged it on sale for just $17, and it is so nice for the price. Incredibly soft and the prettiest colors, it just screams fall. There are no arm holes, and it is cut to naturally fall over your arms but is truly more of a scarf. I layered it over a white sweater with duck boots. It did snow last weekend, after all (and already melted, thank goodness!)

tan plaid poncho white pom beanie white sweater spanx faux leather leggings pink sperry duck boots

If I could suggest one trend item that you should buy this fall, it is a good moto jacket. They can be worn so many ways, are warm, and I love the little bit of edge they add to an outfit. The one I am wearing below is a tall fit, and I linked a few others that also come in tall! If you don’t need the extra length, I have a ton of options below at various price points. I have tried most of them on in stores, and the one from Old Navy, ASOS, and Target are my favorites!

black moto jacket cheetah print henley top black studded booties pearl hair clip

This sweater was a part of my Amazon finds post, and is a great fall sweater. It runs true to size, but if you want it extra slouchy, go up one. I have been loving neutral colors with a pop of black, and this one is a statement piece for sure. Also, I feel like I need to shout it from the rooftops that my black studded booties are still in stock in SO MANY SIZES, and are around $25 when you use the on site promo code! 

neutral color block sweater from Amazon with black studded sam edelmann booties

On The Blog

Recent Amazon Finds

Did you catch my recent Amazon finds post earlier this week? These posts are always so popular-people love love them some Amazon! The most loved item by far was this henley top. It runs true to size, I got a large and it was roomy and long. The sleeves work well if you are tall, too! You can grab it in multiple colors, but there is something I just love about a good white shirt!

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Last Week’s Roundup

Last week we lost Mike’s grandpa, and even though I had a post drafted, I just couldn’t find the time to commit to getting it live. But I had already put in the work so I decided to post it on Monday. You can see all of my favorites from last week, including my spooky console table!

hocus pocus chalkborad with spider webs and twinkle lights over hallween console table

I hope you all have the best weekend. Can you believe we are already halfway through October!? Only two more weekends until Halloween! 

Weekly Roundup Sales

American Eagle: 25% off jeans and jeggings, 60% off of clearance plus an extra 10% off with code EXTRAEXTRA

Old Navy: 30% off with code

Gap: up to 60% off of everything plus an extra 10% off with code GETMORE

Loft: 40% off with code FRIENDS plus an extra 15% off for loyalty members

Pink Lily Boutique: 30% off of jewelry with code 30OFF

Victoria Emerson:  Free shipping over $50

ChicWish: take $5 off of $60 with code JU5, $15 off of $100 with code JU15, or $20 off of $150 with code JU20. Extra 15% off of orders over $80 with code FLASH15.

Target: BOGO 50% off Women’s boots

Urban Outfitters: FREE SHIPPING on orders over $50 and 30% off of all sweaters

DSW: 25% off boots with code COOLBOOTS and 20% off of everything else with code COOLSTUFF

// Friday Favorites //

July Top Sellers

Well I am late to the game with this post. I cannot believe we are already halfway through August! The school year is going to be here before we know it. Before we officially begin the downhill slide to September, I figured I better share my July top sellers! Quite a few of these items were from the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, but some tried and true Amazon favorites made the cut, too! 

Spanx Faux Leather Leggings

These leggings were the top seller of the month by a LANDSLIDE. I am so excited that you all took advantage of them while they were on sale. I regretted not purchasing them all year (not even kidding). While we likely won’t see the NSale prices again, I will be sure to update you if I see them marked down at all! 

Top // Leggings // Shoes // Sunglasses

Colorblock Cardigan

This cardigan is more than just a July top seller. It has been one of the number one items all summer long! I love that you all love it as much as I do. It comes in other color combinations, I love the blue option and the neutral combo. If you have had your eye on it, now is the perfect time to snag it. Those chilly fall mornings will be here before you know it!

Cardigan // Tank Top // Jeans // Sandals // Tote

Striped Romper

This romper has been one of my favorite purchases this summer. It is SO comfortable, and fits amazing if you have a long torso! I wore it when we were sightseeing in Boston, and it was so cute but functional for all of the walking we did. I sized up to an XL for added length, but could have done my normal size large as well. It also comes in a tee version and off the shoulder style!

Romper // Purse // Tennis Shoes // Sunglasses

Lounge Tee

This item was another hit from the NSale, and with good reason. I love the oversized fit, and how much length it has. As a tall girl, it is always so frustrating when tees and tanks that seem to work for everyone else fit me poorly. This tee comes in multiple colors, and gets fantastic reviews! If you are looking for a good basic white tee, this is it!

Accent Pillow

This pillow was a fun surprise item to see you all snagging during the NSale! I love the cute pom details, and it would work in almost any room. You know you’re all grown up when you get excited about throw pillows, am I right!?

Barefoot Dreams Cardigan

This cardigan was a splurge item, but let me tell you that it is WORTH IT. So soft, but thick and the most amazing quality. I have heard people say that there really isn’t another item to compare these cardigans to, and I get it. If you are looking to treat yourself, this is worth every penny!

Cardigan // Henley // Shorts

Wrap Dress

Truly, one of my favorite things about sharing items from Amazon is that they don’t go out of stock like items from other retailers. This dress is one I shared back in April, and a bunch of you snagged it a few weeks ago. It is SO flattering and how perfect is this color for fall!?

Dress // Shoes

Were any of the July top sellers items that you snagged!? I always love to do these posts to see what you all enjoy the most. Be sure to check out my June top sellers and May top sellers for other popular items!