What I Wore: Black & White Jumpsuit

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black & white jumpsuit

black & white jumpsuit

black & white jumpsuit

black & white jumpsuit


Jumpsuit: Cato

Bracelets: Cato

Heels: Payless

The hubby & I are heading to Boston, Massachusetts at the end of this month for his annual work conference.  Although he does have some meetings to attend, we will also be doing lots of fun stuff while we are there!  There are always fancy dinners & events to attend in the evenings, and I’m always in need a few “dressy” outfits when we attend these conferences. Needless to say, I’ve been doing a little shopping lately, looking for a few new items to take with me!

What? You wouldn’t expect me to wear the same things I wore last year, would ya?! 🙂

We have a Cato store in our neighboring town, which I rarely shop at. However, it sits next to our Kirkland’s store which I’m in quite frequently! The last time I decided to pop into Kirkland’s, I noticed a few cute items inside Cato’s storefront & decided to stop in. That’s when I found this black & white jumpsuit! Just a sidenote: I never really thought too much about looking for a jumpsuit until my blog friend, Caroline, posted a picture on Instagram of a jumpsuit she had purchased at Anthropologie. It looked absolutely adorable on her (just like everything else she puts on) & suddenly I felt like I needed a jumpsuit! So, I walked into Cato, saw this jumpsuit & saw that it was on clearance for $17.99. I was SOLD!  

Because of the beaded detail around the neck, I decided that I didn’t need a necklace. So, I just added a pair of black heels that I already had on hand & a little bit of arm candy (also from Cato) and called it a day! For under $25, I have one of my “dressy” events covered for this year’s trip!! And just a little added bonus, this thing is super comfortable!! Woot woot!!

Fingers crossed that I can find a few more bargains like this one before we leave!! I’m so excited for our trip! I’ve never been to Boston before, but it has always been a place I’d like to visit!

Have you ever been to Boston?! 

Do you have any recommendations of things we should do, places we should see, or restaurants we should try?! 

If so, leave them in the comments section below!!

Thanks so much for stopping by! Have a wonderful Wednesday!

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  1. You are gorgeous lady! I absolutely LOVE this look on you! P.S. You are so tan!

    • Thank you Kenzie!! We’ve been spending lots of time on the lake this summer! 🙂

  2. You look FANTASTIC! I gasped when you said it was 17.99. You look elegant, classy and sophisticated…a lot of bang for your buck!

    Have a great time in Boston….can’t wait to see pictures. It’s on my list of places to visit. And good luck finding some more outfits.

    • I know, right?! Such a bargain! I knew I couldn’t pass it up!! Thanks so much for your kind words! Definitely looking forward to the trip & doing some more shopping before we leave!

  3. Wow. It’s gorgeous on you! What a find.

  4. What a great outfit with pretty details. You look lovely and hair is so cute!

    blue hue wonderland

  5. Living in Connecticut, Boston is a short day-trip, with lots to do! If the weather breaks (currently heat/humidity is oppressive!), you’ve got to walk the Freedom Trail, which includes Old North Church (Paul Revere). Fanueil Hall Marketplace is loaded with shops and restaurants! I’ve done the “Codzilla” speed boat tour of the harbor, but pack a towel and change of clothes because you will get wet:)! Great fun, however. Cambridge is a great little area as well. The “T” (mass transit) is color-coded and easy to follow. Have a great time!

    • Thanks for all the suggestions Tina!! Definitely will check into some of those! Looking forward to it!

  6. I don’t think there’s anything you don’t look great in, and this jumpsuit is no different. You’re gorgeous!

  7. Love it! Your hair is always so adorable too!

  8. One of my favorite things that I did in Boston was to go on the “ghosts and graveyards” tour at about 9:00 at night….very fun! It takes you thru the city and gives some history of mysteries surrounding some famous crimes of the past…with a few surprises along the way! We also took a ferry to Salem and visited the Witch Museum and the graveyard there…very interesting! Ok, pretty creepy stuff- but we also walked the Freedom trail, visited Harvard, went to Fenway to a Red Sox game, and lots of other fun things! I loved Boston and hope to go back!

    • Thanks for all the suggestions Mary!! Some of that definitely sounds creepy!! We do have tickets to a Red Sox game! Looking forward to that! 🙂

  9. Gorgeous gorgeous gorgeous my friend!!! You look amazing!!! I’m always telling myself to wear color, but you are making black and white look like a million bucks friend! LOVE IT!

  10. Never been to Boston, so no advice there. But, I LOVE the jumpsuit! I haven’t been in Cato’s in years, but I have found some nice things when I have been in there. I just always seem to forget about it… love the beads on the straps, too!

    • Thank you Carrie! Yes, I always forget about it too! Definitely gonna make a point to go in there more often now!

  11. You have a stunning haircut!

  12. what a find! you look lovely
    xo Jessica
    stop on by if ya get a chance!

  13. LOVE the pansuit and the black and white theme. Color combination that never goes out of style and always looks classy. You will be the belle of the ball at our husbands convention in this outfit.

  14. I LOVE it on you!!! So glad you purchased one– you look adorable! xoxo

  15. You look so pretty! The jumpsuit is so pretty on you!

    It’s been a while since I’ve been to Boston, but I do remember walking the Freedom Trail through the city and loving it. Boston is just so wonderfully historical! Have so much fun!

    • Thanks so much Ashley! Lots of people have mentioned Freedom trail! Gonna have to check it out for sure!

  16. Now that is the best outfit ever at the BEST price ever!!! Wow, you lucked out and you look amazing! Enjoy the time away!!

  17. You look fab. Boston is a wonderful city to visit. Put on your walking shoes and walk. People are great, food is wonderful, especially the fish. VIsit Copley Park Mall, Fenway Park, MIT,Harvard,BeconHill/BostonCommon,Freedom Trail,tall ships, just to name a few things….

  18. Beautiful! You’re so photogenic!

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