Winter Mint

How was your weekend, friends? Do you ever have those weekends that are so busy you need a weekend from your weekend? That’s what I need right now. A whole other weekend to play catch up. Is Monday too soon to countdown to the weekend? 

I’m probably getting antsy in general because next week we are headed to Vegas for a tradeshow for bloom. Rumor has it that it’s going to be in the high 60s there. I’m probably going to pack my swimsuit, just in case. 60s sound so good right now, as I’m completely done with this winter. My hair, my clothes, my mood — we’ve had it with you, Winter. Don’t let the patio gate hit you in the behind. Of course I do have a strong love for sweaters and this is just about the only time of year that I can use out of them. But other than that, winter and I are breaking up. 
Sweater: Greylin
Pants: J.Crew
Heels: Similar

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  1. Carelia says:

    Mint and burgundy is a great combo!! You look comfy and chic.

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  2. Carlee says:

    Vegas just sounds fun in general and that warm weather is a bonus. I love the color combo.


    Little Sloth

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  3. Christa says:

    Loving those colors together – gorgeous!


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  4. Androbel says:

    love the pants and of course the sweater has to beGreylin. favorite brand. ever



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  5. Lisa says:

    Hmm, I wouldn't have thought that burgundy and mint go so well together! πŸ™‚

    Lisa – AT LEAST BLOG

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  6. emerja says:

    Always gorgeous just wearing simple basic garments.

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  7. Jourdin says:

    This color combination is really striking! I wish DC would get to high 60s (dreaming).


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  8. I know that feeling, my weekends are always too busy and hectic. Surprising combination of the burgundy pants and the mint sweater, I'd never guessed it would be such a great match!

    X Sara

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  9. "winter and I are breaking up" haha
    I love this look, I wouldn't have thought to put burgundy with mint, but I probably will tomorrow. πŸ˜‰

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  10. Jessica says:

    Love this colour combo! I am so over winter too….these many feet of snow can piss right off! haha

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  11. Erica says:

    This is such a cute sweater! The perfect mint. And I am definitely over winter as well!

    xx- Erica (giveaway on my blog today!!!)

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  12. Code Overdressed says:

    I have those kind of weekends every weekend, lol! Love this combo, mint is not usually seen with burgundy but I love the contrast, great layering too, looks so cute!

    Cee. β™₯
    Code Overdressed

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  13. rhiannon says:

    totally agree. over the cold weather!

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  14. rachna sharma says:

    u look super pretty! mint look so refreshing!

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  15. zhanna says:

    Hi, what a gorgeous mix of colors! Highlight for me are the pants in this rich burgundy color, and loved your cross body bag, because this is exactly the type of bags that I prefer too. Zhanna.

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  16. YES, like I need a day between Sunday and Monday?!?! LOL.
    Okay, about this mint and wine combo… it. Perfect!



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  17. Kayla Wallace Gilbert says:

    Gorgeous! Love those pants!


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  18. Mary Beth says:

    Loving this color combo! As far as Vegas in winter — it's still chilly, but pack your swimsuit for the hot tub because it is wonderful. I was there in January and was wearing skinnies and loafers (no socks!) with a blouse and then a sweater or jacket in the evening. And pack a lot of lotion to combat desert dryness.

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  19. kendall says:

    love these colors together! perfect! x

    dipped in yellow

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  20. Steph says:

    Never thought to pair mint and wine, but man it look fabulous! Definitely going to recreate this look, Kendi!

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  21. Love the color combination! And I'm with ya on the weather. A trip to Vegas sounds like a marvelous getaway!

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  22. Sarah H. says:

    LOVE this color combo. I know I mixed mint and burgundy once, but it was over a year ago. It's about time to bring it back! Esp. because this outfit is way better than what I wore probably.

    ~Sarah of Sarah's Real Life (Beauty Giveaway in progress!)

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  23. Ashley says:

    I'm tired of winter, too. We got 2 inches of straight ice last week! I do love my sweaters too, though, so it'll be hard when the cold goes. I love cold weather fashion, but hate the cold weather. Figures.

    xo Ashley

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  24. Iliyana Licheva says:

    love this combo of colors!

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  25. Totally agree. I love me my sweaters, but i am so ready for 60 degrees and above

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  27. Kelsey says:

    monday is never too soon to start counting down πŸ˜‰
    I love this colour palette! so gorgeous.

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  28. These colors are gorgeous!!

    xo, Nina


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  29. Alexa says:

    Check out the Neon Boneyard in Vegas!!

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  31. Kimi says:

    I love the colors! So pretty.

    xo Kimi

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  32. Elena Drake-Knight says:

    Love that color combo. I have those same pants…just need to find something mint to wear with them now!

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  33. Greta Gale says:

    I've been getting into mint a lot as of late too – I love how it looks with your ox blood coloured pants!

    x greta

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  34. I love this combo!! I wouldn't usually choose to pair maroon and mint, but it looks perfect.

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  35. Courtney Parker says:

    Great color combination, love your Marc Jacobs bag!

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  36. Elizabeth Hawn says:

    mint and maroon is such an unexpected combo but i love it!

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  37. Kayleedaily says:

    Loveeee!! This color combo is perfection! πŸ™‚

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  38. Cute color combo!! Loving your bag too. 60 degrees sounds like a dream right now.

    Kristina does the Internets

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  39. I wouldn't have thought to put these colors together, but I'm loving it! And I live in Vegas, it's supposed to get close to 80 later this week!
    xo, Summer

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  40. Kristy says:

    wow – I really love this combination of colors!

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  41. Jackie says:

    Such an unusual combination – perfectly spring and winter at once. Love it!

    xo Jackie

    Something About That

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  42. Kelsey Wilburn says:

    gorgeous maroon pants!

    ladies in navy

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  43. I like double mint better. Ha, jk! Love the title.

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  44. You know that weird thing that happens when you follow someone's blog and she's so down-to-earth and approachable that you feel like you know her? Like she's your friend? Have a good time in Vegas, friend! Enjoy the sunshine!

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  45. Ashley says:

    Love this colour combination!

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  46. So cute, these colors work so well together!!

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  47. Jennifer says:

    I like the mint and burgundy colors together!

    xo Jennifer

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  48. Alexandra Aimee says:

    Love this! I am all for mint. Any time, any where.

    — Alex at Brainy Girls Beauty

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  49. Natasha says:

    Those pants are perfect!

    I personally believe we should get a day after Sunday to prepare for the monstrosity that is Monday.

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  50. claire says:

    kendi your hair looks fantastic, really really pretty.. I hope in six months you dont tell us you want to grow it out!

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  51. Dress To Cook says:

    Nice combination of mint and Burgundy πŸ™‚

    Dress To Cook

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  52. rebecca clark says:

    Love the pants! Such a great colour!

    Carpet cleaners Islington

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  53. chelseaandthecity says:

    This mix of mint and burgundy is gorgeous Kendi. Still loving your new hair!

    Chelsea & The City

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  54. Supal says:

    Love the mint and burgundy combination and never would I have ever tried that!

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  55. I need a weekend from my weekend, too. Love this color combo, by the way. You look great. πŸ™‚

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  56. your hair looks amazing!!

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  57. nikki says:

    that sweater is gorgeous! i love the color blocking in this outfit–just perfect!


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  58. Shannon says:

    Loving the color combo of the blue and red pants together!


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  59. 33 says:

    thank you Kendi for this post. I have just the colors to duplicate this combo. πŸ™‚ Always good to get inspired.

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  60. Rebecca says:

    I *love* mint in winter, and though I never would have thought of pairing it with this rich burgundy color, I love how it turned out. So pretty and classy.

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  61. Love the color combo! One of my favorites!


    Jeans and a Teacup

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  62. Andrea Litsch says:

    Love this color combo! I am currently in a pink moment which I also think would look fab with those pants!!!


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  63. Oh I totally feel ya needing a weekend after the weekend! I think that's how I'm going to feel next week. But love this color combination!
    xo Adri

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  64. Lauren Clemons says:

    BYE WINTER! nobody likes you.

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  65. Stacy Armistead says:

    Will you pack me in your bag to Vegas? I'd take 60s right now too!

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  66. Kate Jones says:

    I. LOVE. this outfit!! Wonderful!!

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  67. Ginnifer Smith Jobgen says:

    You should go to J Crew and buy those pants in every color. They look likey the were made for you. Love the color combo.

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  68. sopho Konjaria says:

    super beautiful look. love how you matched colours and purse is wonderful for sure.

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  69. Peak 25 says:

    great outfit! Love the color combo!

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  70. Never thought of mixing navy and mint…love this look!

    Cathy, your Poor Little It Girl

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  71. Amen girl! I broke up with winter the day we had that icemageddon! Love your mint sweater!

    P.S. I always think of you and muppets and laugh every time I see a furry coat, haha!

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  72. shaha says:

    ahh, that sweater is perfection. πŸ™‚


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  73. no_more_frump says:

    Mint and wine look fabulous together. This outfit is a beautiful wintry version of your mint and tomato spring outfit from 2012. Definitely love both of these versions!

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  74. Andrea says:

    Thanks for this post! I needed some inspiration for my burgundy pencil skirt! Now, I know I need some mint in my life! Love the look!

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  75. Adore. This combo is perfection.

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  76. kateprs says:

    I loved this outfit so much, I just had to recreate it for myself on my blog today! Thanks for the inspiration πŸ™‚

    Kate @ A Journey in Style

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  77. Shannon says:

    This outfit is absolute perfection! Perfect color combination.

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  78. Kyle says:

    Love this look! What style of pants are they from j crew? Can't seem to find them. Thanks!

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