Southern Belle in Training

Fashion, Travel & Lifestyle Blog || Est. 2012 || Virginia Beach, VA

December 7, 2015

Boathouse Row.

Sweater: H&M {similar} // Top: Forever 21 {sold out, similar turtleneck here} // Jeans: American Eagle Outfitters // Boots: Tory Burch // Purse: Michael Kors // Earrings: Charming Charlie {almost identical pair here} // Necklace: {old} // Nails: Essie in Merino Cool

     This was one of my favorite outfits that I wore on my Thanksgiving trip to Pennsylvania with my best friend Mia and her family. I packed this specifically for the day trip that was planned for Philadelphia! When I think of fashion for Northern cities in the winter months, I think of chic outfits in dark colors. I was so excited to be wearing this gorgeous cape-like sweater! Ponchos and capes are very in for this season, and I thought this one was very flattering. 

     These pictures were taken at a famous Philadelphia tourist attraction, Boathouse Row. This picturesque area is located right behind the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Mia and I didn't end up buying tickets to the art museum, but we did enjoy the museum's steps!! When standing on the front steps of the museum, you can get amazing views of the Philly skyline. (I learned that the museum steps are also famous for being in the Rocky movies- apparently there is a very notable scene where Rocky runs down the steps!) We ended our afternoon in Philadelphia with a visit to a neighborhood famous for the Philly cheesesteaks- I can now say that I've had a real Philly cheesesteak! 

Having a Blair and Serena moment (who understands the Gossip Girl reference for this photo :-) ) 

      Have you ever been to Philadelphia before? What would you wear for a day trip to the city in the cooler months? 

     xoxo Miss ALK


  1. I adore your bag!

  2. I have been LOVING ponchos lately and loved how you styled yours! I'm actually from Philadelphia, so I'm so happy you got a chance to visit it!
    Have a great day!


  3. Love the poncho!
    It looks so cute on you.

    xoxo, Jenny || Breakfast at Lillys

  4. That poncho looks so great on you. I'd probably wear jeans and boots like you have with a nice jacket!


  5. Philadelphia is on my list of places to visit, so I'll definitely have to stop by here - it looks gorgeous! And your outfit is gorgeous too :)

  6. Your outfit looks great! I really love the poncho. I've been to Philly a few times, but mainly to head to the airport! Looks like I missed a great spot.

  7. This might be one of my favorite outfits from you, yet! Such a cozy, classic combo! You look gorgeous, girl!

    xo Ashley

  8. I've never been to Philly before, but it looks gorgeous from your pictures :) Loving the Gossip Girl reference ;)

    xoxo, SS

    The Southern Stylista

  9. What a pretty place to shoot. I love your sweater!

  10. GORGEOUS! Love those boots on you!

    Sugar & Something

  11. Ahhhh! I love everything! Now, if only Florida would get with the seasons! :)

  12. I love that poncho! It's perfect for this time of year between fall and winter.

    xo Alexis

  13. LOVING that outfit! It's so cute and comfy! I love it!

  14. Jealous of your long gorgeous hair girl!

  15. I have been so obsessed with striped turtlenecks this season! I love this whole look :) Glad you had a good trip!

    XO, SS || Seersucker Sass


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