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Last month, I traveled to New York City for Indie Beauty Expo and did some shopping in SoHo at Free People. I discovered this beautiful, striped “wanderlust” sweater dress. At first glance, I thought this was wool and immediately thought I couldn’t wear it. Over the past year, I have been very intentional about not purchasing animal products as clothing. After glancing at the tag, I discovered that it was 100% acrylic! Like many synthetic fabrics, acrylic still provides the same warmth and coziness as wool, without the shearing.

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Here's one way you can get the look of wool this fall, minus the shearing. @freepeople #vegan… Click To Tweet

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I’m not sure if this dress runs large, or if it’s just Free People’s sizing, but I went a size down and purchased a medium. In fact, most tops I purchase from Free People and Anthropologie (owned by the same company) are a size medium. I’m somewhat of a pear shape, smaller up top and larger at the bottom.

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Dress: Free People | Shoes: Eurosoft, Similar

What do you think of this outfit? Here are a few of my other current favorites from Free People. Let me know what you’re loving in the comment section below.

 

 

All photos by WillPowerPhotos for That’s Chelsea

♡ Chelsea