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Photos by Melissa Leigh Hansen Photography

Cotton Cashmere V-Neck Sweater Uniqlo | Corduroy Legging Pants Uniqlo | Boots Via Spiga (similar here) | Sunglasses Michael Kors (similar here)

Uniqlo just opened it first store in Chicago and it’s first location in the Midwest.  I have heard a lot about this affordable line so I made sure to stop by during their grand opening weekend a couple of weeks ago.  I thought I would go the second day they were open just so I could miss the crowds.  Wrong! I showed up at the store opening and there was a line out the door that wrapped around the block. My mom and I waited patiently in line for about 10 minutes and then we were able to investigate this massive store.  It was crazy but I understood why because the deals they were promoting were amazing. (My favorite one was an 8 pack of socks for $1!) If you ever have a chance to check out Uniqlo, go for it.  They have everything you need to keep you warm and cozy for the winter. Their vibe is definitely modern classic which is a style that should last in your wardrobe for years to come.

The sweater and corduroy leggings I’m wearing here are just the tip of the iceberg of what I got. I’m positive I will be sporting my new cashmere sweater from them on the blog soon. This look is definitely one of my go-to weekend casual looks.  The bag was a freebie from them for coming to grand opening weekend.  Welcome Uniqlo!

Linking up with The Closet by Christie, Birdie ShootsA Pocketful of Polka Dots, The Fab Journey, and Fashion Should Be Fun.