Monday, August 18, 2014

Pink and Gray

H&M Gray Blazer and PInk Bow Blouse-3
H&M Gray Blazer and PInk Bow Blouse-4
H&M Gray Blazer and PInk Bow Blouse-2
H&M Gray Blazer and PInk Bow Blouse
Blazer: H&M, style #034305, $49.95 (similar here and here)
Top: H&M, style #083799, $24.95 (cute here and here)
Skirt: Ann Taylor {old} - size 00p (similar here and here)
Purse: Kate Spade (buy here)
Shoes: J.Crew - size 5 (similar here and here)
Earrings: Kate Spade
Happy Monday everyone! Hope you had a fabulous weekend! After I took these photos, I realized that my white skirt blended in with the background but hopefully you can still see the outfit. :) I love this  blazer so much - it's the perfect shade of gray! It'll look great with some cropped pants for Fall too. I had mentioned in my previous post (see here) that I thought I could get away without altering the sleeves (I have them cuffed up in this post) but I think I'll probably have to take them up. It should be an easy fix and I can do it myself. Thanks so much for reading!

Friday, August 15, 2014

Classic Cropped Trench + Suede Ankle Booties

Ann Taylor Petite Faux Leather Trim Trench Jacket-8
Top: Banana Republic {old} - size XXSP (similar here and here)
Jacket: c/o Ann Taylor {purchased with gift card} - size 00P (buy here)
Jeans: Old Navy (buy this years version)
Shoes: Ivanka Trump (similar here, here and here)
Necklace: Ann Taylor (buy here)
Purse: Ann Taylor (buy in taupe latte or black)
Ann Taylor Petite Faux Leather Trim Trench Jacket-2
Happy Friday everyone! It's crazy to think that Fall is right around the corner and Summer is almost over. Where did the time go? I'm trying to wrap my mind around darker colors and layers and this trench jacket is helping me look forward to cooler temperatures. I've been wanting a cropped trench and can finally check it off my list! This is a wardrobe staple every woman must have! It'll be great not only for the upcoming season but for Spring as well.
Ann Taylor Petite Faux Leather Trim Trench Jacket-3
I fell in love with this jacket when I originally tried it on in a 0P (see here). It was too big so I was able to locate my size from a different store. I love the shoulder epaulettes with button tabs and faux leather trim details. The length is perfect in petite sizing. The sleeves are slightly long but luckily it doesn't run wide. I have to turn up the sleeves once but it still looks good. The only thing it's missing are button tab cuffs. I'll give it a pass since the jacket is machine washable - that makes up for it.
Ann Taylor Petite Faux Leather Trim Trench Jacket-7
Ann Taylor Petite Faux Leather Trim Trench Jacket-6
Measurements of a 00P: shoulders 14", armpits 16", sleeves 22", total length 19.5"
You can choose to button it up or leave the jacket open. I prefer it unbuttoned and think it looks better with this outfit.
Ann Taylor Petite Faux Leather Trim Trench Jacket-10
There are so many cute new Fall arrivals that I have my eye on! Here are my picks:
- navy pleated skirt (purchased)
- scroll lace tee dress
Ann Taylor Petite Faux Leather Trim Trench Jacket
Thanks so much for reading and have a wonderful weekend! :)

** This post is sponsored by Ann Taylor **

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Blue Midi Skirt + Striped Crop Top (plus H&M finds)

Eshakti Midi Skirt and Cropped Top-4
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Eshakti Midi Skirt and Cropped Top-3
Eshakti Midi Skirt and Cropped Top-7
Eshakti Midi Skirt and Cropped Top-5
Shirt: H&M - size XS (similar here)
Skirt: c/o Eshakti (old) - custom size (similar here and here)
Shoes: J.Crew - size 5 (similar here and here)
Clutch: H&M (similar here)
Nail Polish: gel mani (similar here and here)
Earrings: Kate Spade
Necklace: c/o Ily Couture
Lipstick: YSL #8 fetish pink
Hi everyone! I've been loving crop tops and full skirts this Summer! I recently found this top at H&M for $9.95 in the "divided" section. The XS fits someone my size perfectly and thankfully it's not too cropped where it shows your mid section. It's a cotton jersey material and very soft. I've been wanting a long sleeve striped shirt but everything I've tried on was either to wide/boxy. This one fits perfectly w/out being too snug. The sleeves are long but I roll them up twice and it looks fine. I normally tuck in all my tops and it's nice that I don't have to fuss with crop tops. 
H&M Gray Ruched Blazer and Pink Bow Blouse
Blazer: H&M, style #034305, $49.95
Top: H&M, style #083799, $24.95
I've been finding a lot of goodies lately at H&M! See my latest fitting room finds here. I'm loving this striped short sweater  and jacquard weave blouse. I ended up exchanging the blouse for the white version since I have way too much navy. I also wanted to share this adorable blazer and tie I posted yesterday on Instagram. The blazer fits so well (tailored fit) and I adore the feminine details. The sleeves are slightly long but I think I can get away w/out alterations. I can't seem to locate either online but the pink bow blouse is exactly like my beloved polka dot tie neck blouse. It's also available in a baby blue (so pretty) but I haven't seen this color in store yet. Thanks for reading and have a great day!

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Sale alert: Up to 75% off Kate Spade Surprise Sale

Here we go again! Kate Spade surprise sale is happening again! Get up to 75% off - all sales final. Ends on 8.14 at 11:59 PST. $5 shipping to U.S and $10 shipping to Canada. Just a note - some of these items are made for Kate Spade outlet (see under item details) so the quality is a bit different than the regular Kate Spade. Here are my picks:
MAGNOLIA PARK LAUREL
FAR FROM THE TREE TAXI/OFF DUTY CLUTCH
CATHERINE STREET PIPPA
BAXTER STREET MARIAN
MARIT SKIRT
TROPICAL PEPLUM SHEATH DRESS
KAROLINA BOW HEELS
TUXEDO COURT MEDIUM HEDDY
LEROY STREET BEE

SHOE IN HEEL STUDS
APPLE OF MY EYE STUDS
CHARLOTTE STREET SMALL SLOAN

GOLD COAST MEADOW
CARLYLE BRACELET BOW WATCH (stainless version of my pink one)

Monday, August 11, 2014

Navy stripes, polka dots and red

Navy Stripes, polka dots and red-9
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Navy Stripes, polka dots and red-6
Navy Stripes, polka dots and red-7
Navy Stripes, polka dots and red-4
Navy Stripes, polka dots and red-2
Navy Stripes, polka dots and red-5
Shirt: H&M (buy here)
Blazer: H&M (exact dupe here)
Skirt: c/o Zappos (buy here)
Purse: J.Crew (similare here and here)
Earrings: Kate Spade
Lipstick: YSL #8 fetish pink
Hi everyone! Hope you had a great weekend! Today I'm feeling patriotic in red, white and blue. Everyone knows I have a thing for stripes and polkadots and I love pairing them together. It's like a perfect marriage between prints. This outfit can easily transition into Fall by adding some navy tights and closed toe pumps/booties. Thanks so much for reading and hope you have a great week! :)
 

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