So I came up to Tahoe last weekend completely unprepared. I was so preoccupied with packing Darla’s things for her first time in the snow that I forgot to bring a few items for myself. Meaning, I left my snow clothes and boots. The one thing you need if you’re going to be frolicking around in the snow.

Beyond Basic Blog Winter Fashion Zara Plaid Shirt Vest Pom Beanie Snow BootsLuckily I did pack all the layers I needed. It may appear that I’m managing the cold weather with just a plaid button down and vest, but underneath that facade is a tank top, two layers of heattech long sleeves and leggings underneath my jeans. I’m a California girl. Let’s face it, we aren’t build for the cold.

Beyond Basic Blog Winter Fashion Zara Plaid Shirt Vest Pom Beanie Snow BootsI haven’t actually mastered the skill of posing for photos for my blog. I’m quite awkward and if any other fashion blogger makes it seem effortless, trust me, they are feeling awkward too. However, throw in a live animal who won’t listen to you is a challenge. It makes for funny outtakes like my dog trying to get me to pick her up from the cold, wet ground.

Beyond Basic Blog Winter Fashion Zara Plaid Shirt Pearls Vest Pom Beanie Snow BootsBeyond Basic Blog Winter Fashion Zara Plaid Shirt Vest Pom Beanie Snow BootsBeyond Basic Blog Winter Fashion Zara Plaid Shirt Vest Pom Beanie Snow BootsI meant to take photos at Emerald Bay, but the road has been closed for quite some time. Instead we went to the beach and I was just shocked at how low the lake was. The drought has really taken a toll on our lakes in Tahoe. Hopefully it rains throughout all of winter and it continues to have snow on those peaks.

Beyond Basic Blog Winter Fashion Zara Plaid Shirt Vest Pom Beanie Snow Boots Beyond Basic Blog Winter Fashion Zara Plaid Shirt Vest Pom Beanie Snow BootsI’m not a good photographer. Also I don’t have the best camera to capture the beauty of Lake Tahoe. This is nothing compared to what my eyes actually see.

Beyond Basic Blog Winter Fashion Zara Plaid Shirt Vest Pom Beanie Snow Boots

Outfit Details

Hat: Forever 21 (similar) / Vest: H&M / Shirt: Zara (similar) / Bag: Givenchy

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Great photos! This looks like so much fun!

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Lauren Elizabeth
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So incredibly cute xx

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aww yay! Lake Tahoe! i was just there last month and had such an amazing time. Your photos are gorgeous! makes me miss the snow so much.

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I don’t go up as much as I’d like so I miss the snow already too. Thanks for visiting Yuka!

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BEAUTIFUL pictures honey, that place looks amazing!

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So cute! I love your outfit and I think you look so natural in the posing pics, so own it!! 🙂 I know what you mean though! Thanks for sharing your fun weekend!

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Haha no I feel extremely awkward still! Then when the onlookers just stare at what you’re doing. I just have to learn to ignore lol

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Such amazing photos ! 🙂
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aww that dog is such a cutie
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Thanks!! She’s a lot of work to bring out but she’s too adorable to keep her hidden 😉

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Love the way you styled your outfit, you look great!

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Thank you lovely!

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Bummer you forgot your jacket!! Glad you ended up with all the layers you needed.

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Seriously. I would have been freezing had I not brought all the layers. Thanks for stopping by!

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nice photos <3

xo,

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Looks like so much fun! Great photos!
WritingMonique

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Tahoe is amazing, it was lots of fun

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Stunning photos and your dog is so so sweet!

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Thank you!! 🙂

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It is very pretty there. Thanks for sharing!
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Thanks for stopping by Cristianne!

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pretty photos!

TheVogueWord
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Omg, her little coat is so cute! Love both of your vests!

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Matching vests! Not in color but in style. Didn’t realize until just now lol

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Cute dog and beanie 🙂
Maria V.

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Thank you!!

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Sounds so fun, I love the outfit! Our lakes are really low too! its crazy! Hope you have a great day, sending loves!

XO JNESS
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Personally I have never seen the lake that far. Tahoe was so dry all last year and I’m hoping for more water for us both! Cheers!

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Wow these pictures are stunning! Here in Louisiana we can only dream of snow! Lovely blog!

McKenna
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We didn’t get a lot of snow here in California last year so I was so excited to see the snow this time around. Thanks for stopping by!!!

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