To Dust or Not to Dust...that is the question.

Ok, ok I know what you're thinking...this old lady has too much time on her hands.  Well...to be honest I do love a good cleaning tool but that's for another time, another post. 

Today, let's talk this kind of duster.  This is how Webster's defines it:

dust·er
ˈdəstər/
noun  a woman's loose, lightweight, full-length coat with or without buttons, of a style originally worn in the 1920s when traveling in an open car.
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Oh Really?  Who knew?  We've come a long way baby! 

Today a duster is really a long cardigan.  I love them because they are not only comfortable and cozy but they also cover a multitude of sins. Ha! I like to layer outfits for interest and texture, and this duster is the perfect layering piece!  (I never know what to do with my smile on these mirror selfies...I am still learning so please indulge me).

This duster is one of my favorites.  My friend Mandy owns a darling boutique in our downtown. You can visit her Facebook page here.  She will be happy to ship items.  My plan is to feature her boutique on a future blog post.  You can see here that hubby needed to get in on the action since we were kind of matching last Sunday before church! He is a stinker but I sure love him.  He supports anything I love doing and I am so grateful for our marriage.  We will celebrate 40 years in July!  What? How did that happen? 

This is another cute one from a shop in Texas. 

I really love plaid for this time of year!  I like this one tied up to add a little interest. Texas friends, I got this at Gaudy Me in Longview. I love to shop there for some cute additions to my wardrobe when I visit east Texas!  I also bought this cardigan.

It is not quite as long, but I love it for layering over a simple T-shirt dress.  I got this dress here.  I have worn this little dress all summer and love that I can carry it into Fall. The boots are Lucky Brand (of course) and I got them in black here.  My necklace is from my very favorite Texas girl's shop Kendra Scott.  You can find is here.

Y'all this is a fun one from Target.  There are some really cute pieces at Target, but sometimes you have to dig a bit.  This is lightweight and I wear it with jeans...but I also put it with leggings or even yoga pants (yes I wear yoga pants even when I'm not working out).  Haters gonna hate I know.  It covers in all the right places as long as I pair it with a long shirt. You can find it here.  My cute tassel necklace is from a boutique in Alabama, but one of my favorite shops for necklaces is this shop.  My boots are the ones I talked about in this post.

One last thing....the jeans you see in all of these shots are oh so comfy!  You are not going to believe where I found them. OMG they are from TARGET!  They are JEGGINGS!! I have no shame!  I skeptically tried them on and I LOVE LOVE them. You must try them and the price point...wait for it...$27.99. You can find them here.

Ok girls, so tell me...do you love a good duster for layering outfits? Or do you prefer to keep your duster as a cleaning tool? Ha ha!  I think you will find the first option is more fun!  Enjoy and thanks for reading.  Be sure and subscribe to keep up with all my thought provoking posts!  I love you all.  Hugs!