Repeat

Ok guys, I have a confession to make.  A lot of times when it comes to fashion, I can be rather boring.  When I find an outfit combo that works, I often times just continue to repeat it, or slight variations of it (over and over).  Take today’s post for example.  I love the way this dress looks back to denim and a pop of neon, and if you remember this post, then today’s outfit might look awfully familiar to you.  In all honesty though, I think it’s smart to remix your wardrobe-particularly if you are on a clothing budget or don’t love to shop.  And dresses are a great starting piece that are easy to wear over and over in lots of different variations across multiple seasons…

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Dress: Francesca’s (old), similar, similar, similar | Vest: Macy’s (old), similar, similar | Necklaces: The Brass Monkey (local boutique), love this one, House of Harlow | Bag: Steve Madden (old), similarsimilar | Sunnies: Target (old), similar | Wedges: Macy’s (LOVE them and they’re on sale for under $40!)

Happy Tuesday, y’all!  Thanks so much for stopping by!

 

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Fire In the Sky

Happy Friday everyone!  Remember how I said earlier in the week that I lost all of the outfit photos I had taken while we were on vacation?  Well thanks to my hubby, I was able to salvage the photos from one outfit. And while I am still sad about the others, one, is certainly better than none!  So with that said, I have to tell you guys that I am obsessed with this JCrew top.  I had been eyeing it for quite some time and immediately snatched it up when it went on sale.  The cute embroidered print reminds me of a pink and white Easter dress that I had when I was a little girl, and you all know how much I LOVE neon yellow-a little nostalgia and my favorite pop of color all rolled into one!  Plus, it’s a great statement top that can be easily dressed up or down.  And when the heat index is high, in my closet, easy, breezy, fun tops like these rule!

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Top: JCrew (on sale-plus get an extra 40% off wth code: SHOPMORE) | Skinnies: 7 For All Mankind (my faves!) | Necklace: Stella & Dot | Bracelet: Lucky Brand (clearly I am obsessed with this cuff-it’s the BEST!), similar, similar | Watch: Michael Kors | Sunnies: Karen Walker, under $10 version | Bag: Steve Madden (old), similarsimilar, similar | Wedges: Sole Society (SOOOOOOO comfy!!)

I’m sure you can tell from the photos, but it was really, really windy when we snapped these pics.  And while normally I would have just waited a day for better weather, the sky was so incredible that I just couldn’t pass up such a gorgeous back drop.  So please don’t mind the wind blown hair!

Hope you all have a fantastic weekend!  Thanks so much for stopping by!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Short Story

I used to think the combo of shorts and heels together was kind of silly.  But I have to admit, I am a total convert and wearing heels and shorts together is a summer staple for me. When the weather heats up, I am all about fashion short cuts, and adding heels to any outfit (specifically shorts), is a perfect and easy way to glam up a super casual look…

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Tee: American Eagle (sold out), similarshort sleeve version

Shorts: JCrew (last summer) similar, obsessed with this seersucker version, and LOVE these (on sale!)

Necklace: JCrew

Sunnies: Ray-ban (62mm)

Bag: Steve Madden (old), obsessed with this one AND this one!

Heels: INC (SUPER comfy and come in lots of fun colors AND they’re on sale!)

If you don’t already, be sure to follow my Instagram account (alldolledupblog) for more outfit inspiration and insight into my fashion (and life!) adventures!!

Thanks so much for stopping by!

 

 

 

 

L’eggs Sweepstakes!

Do you guys remember L’eggs when they were sold in the iconic egg packaging?  I know I sure do. And because I always thought of them as an ’80’s staple, I was surprised (and excited!) when they contacted me and asked me to be a part of their 40th birthday celebration and re-launch of their limited edition egg packaging.  Now to be totally honest, I have always been on the fence when it comes to pantyhose and tights, and always have been.  But with the popularity of tights and pantyhose over the last year, I figured why not give them a try.  And I have to say-I am SO happy that I did.  Not only are L’eggs totally affordable (and easy to find-check your local drug store!), but they are super comfy with just the right amount of control around the tummy and thighs.  And with all of these in-between temperatures as we transition into warmer weather, they are the perfect accessory if you are anxious to start wearing all of your spring/summer dresses and skirts (like I am!).

In today’s post, I am wearing the sun-tan shade which gave my winter white legs just the right hint of color and smoothed out all of the unevenness caused by those long winter months of nothing but pants.  In fact, when we shot these photos, my hubby didn’t even realize that I was wearing pantyhose.  BUT he did tell me that my legs looked great!  So be sure to check out L’eggs at your local drug store and go here for your chance to win $1,000 cash and a fabulous trip to Las Vegas! GOOD LUCK!!!!!

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LBD: BCBG (sold out), similar (under $50), just ordered this (also under $50)

Vest: H&M (last season), similar

Tassel Necklace: Jeweliq

Monogram Necklace: LOVING this one

Ring: Stella & Dot (sold out), similar

Bracelet: Stella & Dot

Watch: Michael Kors

Sunnies: Karen Walker

Bag: Steve Madden (old), LOVE this

Pumps: Aldo (last season), similar, similar

Hope you all had a wonderful weekend.  Ours was full of rain and cold temperatures which made for lots of naps and catching up around the house.

Here’s to warmer temperatures this week!

 

Happy Spring!

In honor of the first day of Spring yesterday, it seemed fitting to break out my favorite floral wedges and a little hot pink.  And while the weather here was so perfect and exactly as the first day of spring should be, I can’t help but find myself wishing for summer.  Is that crazy?  Or is there anyone else out there that feels the same way?

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Sweater: Gap (sold out), similar, similar | Tank: JCrew (old) | Jeans: Joe’s Jeans | Earrings: H&M (old), similarsimilar, similar | Watch: Micael Kors via Nordstrom Rack, similar | Bag: Rebecca Minkoff | Pumps: Steve Madden (old), similar, LOVE these and these

Thank you so much for stopping by the blog today.  I appreciate each and every one of you so much! Wishing you and yours a very happy and fun-filled weekend!

And if you haven’t entered the Touchstone Crystal giveaway, CLICK HERE for your chance to win one of 2 $25 gift cards!!

Happy weekend!

Sea Stripes

I love stripes-any time of the year and for any occasion.  And I especially love this JCrew striped mini.  I love the vibrant colors mixed with a splash of gold.  It feels festive and fun, while still being super casual (if you want it to be).  I am even loving mixing metals and wearing both silver and gold with this particular piece.  And seriously, how gorgeous is the balcony off our master suite at the Sea House?  The home where we are spending our time in SJDS is beyond gorgeous in every way.  I’m in love…

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Tank: H&M(old), similar | Skirt: JCrew (old), similar, LOVE this one | Necklace: TJMaxx, similar | Watch: Michael Kors | Sandals: Steve Madden (old), similar, similar

Hope you are all having a wonderful week.  I am a little sad that our trip is winding down (we head back to the US on Friday), but we still have a few adventures planned that I am really looking forward to.

Thanks so much for stopping by!

Bloomingdales Friends and Family

Bloomingdales Friends and Family
I love a good deal.  In fact, I rarely ever pay full price for anything.  So when my favorite stores (like Bloomingdales!!!) have their Friends and Family sales, I tend to get a little excited.  Especially with Christmas just around the corner.  It’s the perfect time to make a wish list, don’t you think?
**Bloomie’s Friends and Family runs today through Sunday.  Be sure to enter code BFAM at checkout for 20% off of almost everything (regular and sale prices)**
Happy shopping!!!