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Stephanie Hayes, Katie Sanders, Kameel Stanley, & Keyonna Summers

My Outfit Monday: BRRRR! It's cold up here



Here in Tallahassee, it feels like the first day of school.

The annual legislative session starts tomorrow, and I'm covering it for PolitiFact Florida (my real job!). I've been getting mentally prepared for the craziness of session for the past few weeks -- both at work and while shopping at my favorite stores. Today's My Outfit Monday reflects the latter effort.

The trench

You think it's cold in Tampa Bay? Puh-leeze. This is North Florida. On chilly March mornings like today, with my car frosted over and my hands dry as a rock, I may as well have woken in Wisconsin. In St. Pete, my trench hangs unneeded in my closet, which causes me sadness because it is cute and fun with cheery orange lining. In my two weeks in Tally, I've already worn it twice out of #$%^&*#$ necessity. It was a Christmas gift from Anthropologie. It might be the nicest thing I own.

The bag

I bought this business bag at Revolve Clothing Exchange. It cost $10, thanks to last month's $10-for$20 GroupOn that 710 people snagged. So worth! The bag is a reporter's dream, with a pocket big enough for a laptop, pockets for pens and business cards, and a long cross-body strap. Do you love it like I do?

What lies beneath

As you can tell from the dramatic recreation of a serious news event on a staircase, I'm wearing normal clothes too (it stops feeling like Wisconsin around 9 a.m.)  With my tax refund in hand, I went on a little Deal Diva-style session essentials stock-up this weekend. I got the black dress pants -- so essential, yet so hard to find the perfect fit -- BOGOHO from Express and the geometric blouse from the sale rack at Banana Republic. I've had the taupe sweater a couple years. So cozy.


Deal Diva Katie

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