Sunday, August 29, 2010

Lust vs. Must Haves for August

I almost forgot to do my August Lust vs. Must haves! So thankfully I remembered before the month is over! Here is what I have picked out:
LUST
MUST


I love me some suede boots!!!! I have them in every color and love to wear them for work with skirts/dresses and suits!

Click below for more of my pics!

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Petite Review: GAP Petite Denim Jeans- Size 00P

As you all may know, I have been on a perfect pair of jeans hunt for quite some time. I don't own too many pairs simply because it's just too difficult for me to find the right fit. I have one H & M young (girls) dark denim skinny jeans in size 11/12 and a few Y.M.I's from a million years ago but that's about it! I was perusing late at night on Gap.com and found a pair of skinny cropped petite jeans on sale for only $24.99 and still available in 00p.  I thought how is it possible that there is still a 00p left??  I have never had much luck with any Gap jeans but I said what the heck! Well here they are: (warning- terrible photos)



Top: Forever 21 Tank- size small
Jeans: GAP petite cropped denim - size 00p (on sale for $24.99)
Shoes: Aldo Patent Taupe Pumps- size 35

Sorry for the terrible photos- I was in a huge rush and didn't get a chance to really get the photos I wanted:(
Click below for my review!

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Lookbook: Forever 21/Love 21 Ruffle XS Tops

After many failed attempts to try to use up my gift card at the Forever 21 stores, I went online and found tons of cute stuff! I found two tops that I was very anxious to get from the Love 21 line in XS.  Up first is the orange ruffle top!
Skirt: Bebe White Skirt- size 00 (similar HERE)
Shoes: Nine West Escher Peep Toes- size 5 (on sale HERE)
Sorry for the non-existant accessories in this outfit! I was in a big hurry and it was super hot outside:)
Click below to see if the silk top fits!

Sunday, August 22, 2010

Petite Fall Fashion Preview: My Ann Taylor, Banana Republic, BEBE and Aqua Picks

I didn't have anything planned for today's post so I thought I would talk about my picks for this Fall fashion collection! Is it almost really Fall? How is that even possible? Where did this Summer go? My picks are all very petite friendly and I hope you like them! Usually the really petite sizes go fast so I wanted to share with everyone what I like for Fall.  Here are Ann Taylor Petite picks:

And of course, here is the matching tweed skirt:

I am so curious to see the fit on this. I hope to see this on a petite soon!  I am so happy to see tweed is still in because I am still in love with my Theory Tweed suit which I can't seem to get enough of and cannot wait to wear it again and again for Fall and Winter! I also like this deep aqua silk crepe blouse- it has the cute sleeves I like and is so feminine and pretty!

Click below for more of my Fall fashion picks!

Friday, August 20, 2010

Lookbook: LOFT Ruffled Jacket

Do you ever put on an outfit and it just feels right? It's always on the days that I don't plan  on wearing a good outfit that it ends up that it's one of my favorites! Here is my new LOFT ruffled jacket! I bought this when I got my other LOFT items just to get free shipping but ended up loving it and now keeping it...
Jacket: LOFT Ruffle Jacket - size 00p (on sale HERE)
Cami: Forever 21 Tank- size XS (similar HERE)
Skirt: Bebe Cream Skirt- size 00 (similar HERE in 00)
Shoes: Aldo Taupe Pumps- Size 35 (similar HERE and HERE)
Necklace: Multi-Taupe Twisted Pearls (similar HERE)
Bracelet: Trio Pearls (similar HERE)

Here's another background- woohoo!!! Hopefully once I get my tripod, I can play around with different backdrops so no one gets bored with the same spot in my backyard!

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Island Fashion & Winner of TLBC Giveaway!!!!!!!

I am so excited because I get to go to Bora Bora (Island in Tahiti)! YAY!!! It's always been a dream of mine and it's finally coming true!!!! I love going on vacation because you get to not only get a sweet tan but you get to wear things you normally wouldn't wear on a day to day basis.
Dress: Forever 21 -size xs (old) (similar HERE)
Sandals: Aldo Gold Wedges- size 35 (similar HERE)

Click below to see where we are staying at and to see the winner of the TLBC giveaway!

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Banana Republic Fitting Room: Why I Don't Wear Pants

The day I got my Banana Khaki Blazer, I tried on some pants for fun. I haven't bought pants in so long because I just simply gave up hope. Here is why:
I can't remember the exact name but think they are the Martin Pants. These were in the sale rack but I believe they may be similar to the ones AlterationsNeeded and PAG tried on and were huge on them too! 

Sunday, August 15, 2010

Lookbook: Weekend Brunch With Khaki And Porcini

Remember my khaki Banana Republic blazer I got for $27.99? Well I ended up getting a price adjustment and got an additional 20% off! Woohoo! They normally don't do that but they made an exception so it never hurts to ask! My Ann Taylor Porcini pumps came on Friday and this is what I wore out this weekend:
Top: H & M Ruffle Shell- size 2
Jeans: H & M Young- size 11/12 (similar HERE in 00SHORT)
I had to roll up the sleeves because they are a bit too long but luckily the inside is lined with cute white stripes so it looks like I did it on purpose! 

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Lookbook: Ann Taylor Granite Suede Pumps and Accessories

I was determined to find a way to wear my bib necklace to work instead of letting it collect dust for special occasions. And I just got my Ann Taylor Suede Pumps in the mail so here is what I put together for work:
Top: Banana Republic Factory Button-Up- size XXSP (similar HERE)
Skirt: Bebe White SKirt- size 00 (similar HERE)
Necklace: Ann Taylor Bib Necklace (similar HERE and HERE)
Shoes: Ann Taylor Granite Suede Pumps- size 5 (sold HERE or in Porcini)

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Lookbook: Two Outfits With One Top

Happy Wednesday! I was torn on which outfit I wanted to post today so I just included both! I have on my new LOFT flutter trim blouson top  that I got this past weekend and couldn't wait to wear it! Here it is in Pebble Melange Gray, also available in Ribbon Pink (which I also got). Up first is this top paired with the LOFT jacquard skirt in fresh navy:
Top: LOFT Flutter Top- size XXSP (sold HERE)
Skirt: LOFT Jacquard in Fresh Navy- size 00P (sold HERE)
Shoes: Tory Burch Angela Pumps- size 5

I tried to throw on my LOFT navy jacket here in size 0p: (similar HERE)
Too much or does it work? I kind of liked it and it tones down the shimmery skirt...thoughts?
Here's in different lighting and a close-up:
This top surprisingly fits quite well. It has an elastic band on the bottom which I think is meant to be worn with jeans but it's tiny enough where you can tuck in w/no bulge. I cannot stand bulges when tucking in tops! I tend to tuck everything in so it has to be fitted enough so it doesn't look weird. This top reminds me of the Ann Taylor petal shell from months ago that I missed out on the small sizes.

Sunday, August 8, 2010

Need Help: How To Wear Ann Taylor's Bib Necklace

I just got my Ann Taylor Bib Necklace and need help figuring out a way to wear it to work. I didn't expect it to be so big and shiny! Ann Taylor tweeted me and suggested that I pair it with a white collared shirt and have it peek it out for a little bit of bling. Unfortunately I don't have a plain white button up!
It's super pretty but a little too dressy for work so I'm trying to figure out what to wear it with! So any suggestions would be greatly appreciated! It's a final sale so there's no returning it. I must find a way to wear it!!!

Thursday, August 5, 2010

~Sitting In My Boudoir~

I wanted to toss things up a bit so this isn't really a lookbook post but I wanted to show some pics of my new LOFT white blazer and my Christian Louboutin's.  I was on my way to work was feeling a 'lil sassy so I thought I'd try to snap off some pics in the sitting area in my bathroom:)
Jacket: LOFT white blazer- size 00p (similar HERE and HERE)
Skirt: H & M black mini- size 2
Shoes: Christian Louboutin Simple 100- size 5 (sold HERE)
Necklace: Ann Taylor Pearls with Rose Ribbon (similar HERE)

Yes it's a miracle my hair is up! I rarely put it up because I never have time to do my hair. And it usually never stays up and seconds later....it always ends up falling down.

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Lookbook: LOFT Royal Blue Wrap Dress- Size 00P

I hope everyone is not sick of all my LOFT posts lately but I bought so much stuff that I have no choice but to wear them! Here is the steal of the century- I got this for $9.88! I usually don't have good luck with LOFT dresses, for some reason they fit me funny and are usually too big. But this one looked tiny on the hanger and I didn't even try it on and it was a final sale so good thing it fits!
Dress: LOFT wrap dress- size 00p (similar HERE)
Cami: Banana Republic Luxe Cami- size XSP (sold HERE)
Shoes: Nine West Nude Pumps- size 5 (sold HERE)
Necklace: White Pearls

Sunday, August 1, 2010

Shoe Review: Christian Louboutins Pump's- Is It Petite Feet Friendly?

Well the day is finally here........my first pair of Christian Louboutin's are here! It was backordered until September but it came early!!!!  If you have been a reader since I started this blog, you know it's almost impossible for me to find pumps that fit properly w/out slipping. I decided to give these a shot despite the high sticker price....*Drum Roll*
Click below for my review and to see if this is petite feet friendly!