Another skull scarf for Halloween

October 31, 2016


Happy Halloween my friends (or family if you are reading)! What are your plans tonight? We are taking our kids around the neighborhood for Trick-or-Treat. We have had our fill of fall festivals and Halloween celebrations over the weekend and it feels like we will never recover but it’s fun nonetheless. For today’s outfit I am bringing you another skull scarf as my last post “2 Ways to Style a Skull Scarf” was such a fun inspiration for many that read it.


I had a hard time coming up with the right outfit for this scarf as the bright pink and bold print can be really hard to style.  I knew I wanted to wear it Saturday for a local farmer’s market and shop Halloween celebration but the inspiration didn’t come til last minute. I had tried on several articles of clothing with the scarf and actually looked myself in the mirror and felt guilty. It was the kind of guilt where I wondered what in the world I was doing. I began to doubt the whole notion of trying to come up with an outfit for the scarf in the first place and secondly, guilt over everything I put my hand too. I began having feelings of guilt over parenting, this blog, and a list of things but I made myself snap out of it and look away from the empty girl in the mirror to getting on my bed in prayer.


In moments when there are feelings of guilt, despair, confusion, frustration it is always helpful to recognize the problem and give it to God in prayer. When I did just that I pressed on, feeding that girl in the mirror again with thoughts of love, peace, perseverance and more. I didn’t give up on finding the outfit I wanted and came up with this gray tee with a skirt overlay.



You read that right this is not a dress but rather a very stretchable flowy skirt that I brought up to my waist to present itself as one outfit. Then on top of that I layered on some jewelry and added on my skull scarf as a blanket covering, much like I did with my other skull scarf here. 

The outfit was VERY comfortable and the weather was PERFECT for this light weight scarf the particular time worn. The trick or treat wore the babies out and we visited a local “grave marker” shop for these photos, so technically this isn’t a “real” graveyard but I love the whole look anyway.

Thanks for coming by today and I hope you enjoy your Halloween festivities today. Let me know what you are going to do.

Outfit details: Scarf:gift, similar//Necklace: c/o Happiness Boutique//Marble cuff: c/o Happiness Boutique//Gold Bangles: old, Charlotte Russe, similar 7 pack for $6//Gray Tshirt: c/o ONNO t-shirts, similar//Black Skirt: c/0 Philosophy via thredUp, similar//Shoes: Pink Blush Boutique, similar//Pink Bracelet: Kate Spade, similar//Lipstick: LipSense, Praline Rose.

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  • Jaymie Ashcraft October 31, 2016 at 6:55 am

    This looks so cute!!

  • Shauna October 31, 2016 at 8:49 am

    This scarf is so fun for today, the colors are so different and pretty! Happy Halloween!


  • Carrie @ Curly Crafty Mom October 31, 2016 at 10:25 am

    You did great styling the summery colors in this scarf for the fall! I love all of your skull scarves!


  • Becky @ bybmg October 31, 2016 at 12:05 pm

    Pretty look! I love the booties! Hoping you can find some peace and rest this week!

  • katelyn October 31, 2016 at 12:38 pm

    what-a-fun scarf for the spooky day today!
    love that it is pink!

  • Amy Arnold October 31, 2016 at 2:06 pm

    Another fun look with the skulls. Perfect way to add some Halloween to any look. Have fun tonight!

    Amy Ann
    Straight A Style

  • Laura October 31, 2016 at 3:00 pm

    Ohhh that is so cute, can’t believe it’s two pieces! Hope your kids enjoy the festivities tonight!


  • Kelsey October 31, 2016 at 4:14 pm

    happy halloween! that scarf rocks!

  • Roxanne October 31, 2016 at 4:23 pm

    I really love this McQueen style scarf. I’m sorry you’ve been feeling some guilt. Sometimes feelings hit us at such weird times. But you are such a strong momma and woman! We look to you for inspiration and strength, and you always give it to us!

  • Faye October 31, 2016 at 7:12 pm

    Gorgeous outfit and stunning photos dear, thanks for sharing!

    Faye .x


  • Vale October 31, 2016 at 7:38 pm

    Love your scarf, so cute =)

    Fashion and Cookies – fashion & beauty blog

  • Erica October 31, 2016 at 8:20 pm

    I think you styled this scarf wonderfully. That last picture of you is gorgeous and all the colors just come together so nicely! I’ve had those moments. Its so easy to beat up on ourselves but I have been trying to shake it off the minute I start feeling down on myself. You’re a beautiful person and doing a fantastic job with what you do. 🙂


  • molly October 31, 2016 at 8:54 pm

    Love this skull scarf! So cute 🙂


  • Shannon Jenkins October 31, 2016 at 11:30 pm

    Such a cute Halloween look! Love the skull scarf!

    <3 Shannon
    Upbeat Soles

  • Mackenzie Carol November 2, 2016 at 9:47 am

    Such a cute outfit!! I love the idea of wearing a comfy skirt like that over a t-shirt! Thanks for sharing at the Grace + Lace Linkup!