Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Olive Vest and Stripes

Olive Vest and Stripes
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Olive Vest and Stripes-5
Shirt: c/o Macy's - size XS (buy here)
Vest: Piperlime - size XS (buy here)
Jeans: Loft - size 24P (similar here)
Boots: Nordstrom {old} - size 5 (similar here)
Clutch: Clare Vivier (buy flat or foldover)
Earrings: Kate Spade (buy here)
Bangles: c/o Stella & Dot (buy here and here)
 c/o Olive + Piper (similar)
Watch: Seiko (similar here and here)
Hi everyone! Happy October! Today's ensemble is the perfect Fall outfit for me. I've been wanting an olive vest for quite some time now but have never been able to find the right one. I didn't want too many pockets or details. I was looking for something simple and classic. I considered this one from Anthropologie and this one from Tilly's but my size was sold out. This junior's version from Nordstrom was an option too but none of them fit the bill. Finally after scouring the internet and numerous stores, I found this gem. It's exactly what I was looking for and it fits! The quality is really nice and I love the simplicity of it. You'd be surprised with how many things it goes with. I've worn it recently with a crochet skirt and it also looks great over a long sleeve striped dress. I would definitely recommend it. Thanks for reading and have a great day! :)

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Instagram Lately

Outfit layout - preppy plaid and pleats
Shirt: J.Crew {old} (similar)
Blazer: J.Crew (buy here)
Skirt: H&M {old} (similar)
Necklace: Loft outlet (similar)
Watch: Seiko (similar)
Purse: J.Crew (similar)
Shoes: Nordstrom (similar)
FWIS - J.Crew Polka Dot Pencil Skirt and Camel Blazer
Shirt: H&M (similar)
Blazer: c/o The Limited {old} (similar)
Skirt: J.Crew {gifted from friend} (similar)
Purse: J.Crew (similar)
Shoes: Nordstrom (similar)
Bangles: c/o Stella & Dot (buy here and here)
Outfit layout - olive vest and leopard
Shirt: c/o Macy's (buy here)
Vest: Piperlime (buy here)
Jeans: AG Jeans (buy here)
Purse: Clare Vivier (buy here)
Shoes: Nordstrom (similar)FWIS - crochet lace and green vest with chanel espadrilles
Shirt: H&M (similar)
Vest: Piperlime (buy here)
Skirt: Modcloth (similar)
Purse: Coach factory (similar)
Shoes: Chanel (similar)
Bracelet: c/o Olive + Piper (similar)
Outfit layout - pink french bulldot sweater and polkadot midi
Sweater: Nordstrom (buy here, petites avail)
Skirt: Nordstrom (buy here, petites avail)
Purse: Kate Spade (buy here)
Shoes: Tory Burch
Hat: Nordstrom (buy here)
FWIS - F21 Dress and Saks Off 5th pumps
Dress: Forever 21 (buy here)
Shoes: Saks off 5th (buy here)
Purse: Kate Spade (similar)
FWIS - Loft distressed denim, navy coach and maison jules peplum
Shirt: c/o Macy's (buy here)
Jeans: Loft (similar)
Shoes: J.Crew (similar)
Purse: Coach (buy here)

Monday, September 29, 2014

Sale Alert: Ann Taylor Flash Sale (50% off everything)


Here's another flash sale at Ann Taylor - get 50% off everything with code: MYSTERY50 - some exclusions apply. Valid for U.S only and ends tomorrow at 12:00 p.m. EST. Here are my picks:
- double breasted sweater jacket (love the midnight heather/navy color)
- silk tie neck blouse (in blush or navy)
- pointelle stitched sweater dress (adore both colors)
- pearlized crystal statement necklace (have and love)
Happy shopping!

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Burgundy and Lace

Forever 21 Burgundy Quilted Matelasse Skirt_-2
Forever 21 Burgundy Quilted Matelasse Skirt_-5
Forever 21 Burgundy Quilted Matelasse Skirt_-3
Forever 21 Burgundy Quilted Matelasse Skirt_-6
Forever 21 Burgundy Quilted Matelasse Skirt_
Forever 21 Burgundy Quilted Matelasse Skirt_-4
Top: Banana Republic {old} - size XXSP (similar here and here)
Skirt: Forever 21 {hemmed} - size XS (buy here or gray/black)
Necklace: Ann Taylor (buy here)
Purse: Tory Burch (buy here)
Shoes: Calvin Klein {old} - size 5 (similar here)
Earrings: Kate Spade (buy here)
Lipstick: YSL #8 fetish pink
Watch: Seiko (similar here)
Trench: c/o Ann Taylor - size XXSP (buy here)
Happy Sunday everyone! I posted this Forever 21 skirt on Instagram over 3 weeks ago and it literally sold out almost immediately in the burgundy color. I know a lot of you ladies expressed frustration via email about missing out so I would highly recommend following me on Instagram or shopping my feed via LikeToKnow.it. I usually post things on there before it hits the blog and a lot of times, things sell out very quickly. This skirt is another great find at F21 and I'm shocked at how nice it is! The XS fits someone my size with a waist of 23-24". The only thing I had to do was hem the length approximately 4". If you're taller, you can wear it as a midi instead of knee length. The only thing it's missing are pockets but other than that, it's amazing! You really can't beat a well made skirt for under $20. I loved it so much that I got it in the blush color (more of a peach) too. I would also recommend the heather gray color (comes in black too) - it's a different version than mine but looks pretty similar. Thanks for reading and have a great rest of the weekend!

Friday, September 26, 2014

Sale Alert: Extra 25% off sale items at Anthropologie

Get an extra 25% off sale items at Anthropologie with code: SALEONSALE - this is a great time to get some items at a discounted price. Anthropologie's price point is pretty expensive but you can score some decent deals granted your size is still in stock. Things tend to sell out even at full price (crazy I know) but it's worth looking. Here are my picks:
- sunland dress (in love)
- ruffledback anorak (petite sizes avail)
- caye scalloped dress (2 colors)
- farmers market basket (been wanting these)
- peachtree dress (so pretty)
- pont pearl cuff (need)
 

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