Black and White

I am always a big fan of any outfit that is black and white.  And this top?  I seriously can’t get enough (you can see how else I styled it here).  So it was a no brainer to pair it back to my favorite joggers and leopard heels, creating a super easy look that is perfect for a date, or a girl’s night on the town!

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Top: Chicwish c/o | Joggers: Rachel Roy (old), similar, similar | Necklace: Baublebar | Bag: Rebecca Minkoff | Sunnies: Karen Walker | Pumps: Nordstrom

Thanks so much for stopping by the blog today!

xoxo,

Abby

 

 

Just A Little Bit

I was a little nervous about this top when it first arrived in the mail.  Not because I don’t love it, because, man, do I ever.  But because it’s a little more on the cropped side than I’m used to, and I wasn’t quite sure how to style it.  So after trying it on with a lot of different things, I decided it looked the best with high-waisted skirts.  And while this is a look that is just a little bit “sexier” than I would typically gravitate towards, it’s still one that’s chic, and would be perfect for a date night or girl’s night out.  And it’s definitely an outfit that is really fun to try.

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Hope you guys had a wonderful weekend.  I am on vacation this week in Montana with my family, so be sure to follow me on Snapchat: alldolledupblog and Instagram: alldolledupblog to see all the fun!

xoxo,

Abby

Cropped

No matter how old you are, I believe there are ways to participate in the trends of the season (with a little tweaking here and there) to make them age appropriate. Take the cropped trend for example. I have been wanting to give this style a try for quite a while, but I’m obviously not going to be running around town showing off my stomach.  So I was pleasantly surprised to find this top that is just long to keep me covered, but just short enough to fall into the cropped category.  It also doesn’t hurt that it’s off-the-shoulder (which is my absolute favorite trend this season)!

I’d love to know, do you guys like to try out modified versions of different trends?

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Top: Lucy Paris (on sale for less than $30) | Skinnies: AG | Necklace: Kendra Scott | Cuffs: Kendra Scott, Stella & Dot | Sunnies: Prada | Clutch: Patricia Nash | Pumps: Nordstrom

Lips: Eclair by NYX

Hope you guys are having a great week!

-Abby

P.S. You’ll have to excuse my wild hair in this post-it was super windy when I took these photos!

Shoulder Detail

I am loving any top I can get my hands on with details on the shoulders this season.  From embroidery (see this post), to cut outs, to sequins-I am all in.  And I am especially a fan of this sweater since it is such a lovely shade of my favorite color-yellow!  Plus, I am loving it back to a more casual boyfriend jean and a super playful mule pump.  Can you tell I’m ready for spring?

Also, be sure to scroll to the bottom of the post to see the winner of the Moose and Nigel giveaway!

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Sweater: BarIII (also comes in cream AND it’s on sale for under $30!) | Gray Tank: JCrew (old), similar | Boyfriend Jean: 7 for all mankind | Sunnies: Karen Walker | Bag: Clare Vivier, clutch version | Pumps: Jessica Simpson (super comfy)

And the lucky winner of the Moose and Nigel giveaway is…

DANIELLE PELTON!!!!

Shoot me an email at: abby_doll@hotmail.com for details, or else Meghan and I will get a hold of you.  CONGRATS!!

Hope you are all having a fantastic week!  Thank you for stopping by!

Rehearsal Dinner

If you follow me on Insta (and if you don’t, you should!), then you know I was in Austin, Texas last week celebrating the wedding of one of my best college friends.  It was an absolutely fabulous weekend and I could not be happier for my sweet friend and her new hubby.  And despite my best intentions to take blog photos of what I wore to all of the festivities, I was having too much fun to pause and break out the DSLR.

So even though I’m back home in the SLC, I wanted to recreate for y’all what I wore to the rehearsal dinner.  I haven’t been to many weddings in the winter, and it made me realize that they can be a little tricky to dress for.  Even though Austin is fairly mild, I wasn’t sure it would be warm enough for a sleeveless dress-and I was right.  So instead, I opted to pair one of my favorite skirts from this past summer, with one of my favorite tops from the holiday season.  And I have to say that I really love the way it turned out.  Not only is navy one of my favorite colors for a formal event, but mixing it back to gold and leopard is one of my very favorite combinations of all time-a total no-brainer for such a special event!

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Top: Express (on sale for under $20!!) | Skirt: JCrew (loving the citrus color AND it’s on sale for under $40!) | Necklaces: Stella & Dot, JCrew (this isn’t quite the same, but it’s really close, and on sale!!) | Rings: Stella & Dot, Rocksbox | Sunnies: Karen Walker | Clutch: Michael Kors (old), new version | Booties: INC (best booties EVER and they are on sale!!!)

I hope you guys are having a great week.  I don’t know about you, but I couldn’t be happier that the end is in sight.  I’m definitely ready for the weekend already!

Thanks so much for stopping by!

 

Sunshine and Lace

I love a good deal.  In fact, I take pride in my bargain hunting skills.  So it should come as no surprise that I am a big fan of deal of the day websites.  And one of my current favorites? jane.com!  They have the perfect selection of jewelry, accessories, apparel, and home decor.  And not only are their prices fantastic, but they add new items to the site everyday. This yellow lace top is one of my favorite finds to date and has been on frequent rotation in my closet this summer (especially paired back to light wash denim!)! So be sure to stop by jane.com and check them out-there is sure to be something for everyone!

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Top: Jane.com c/o, similar | Jeans: 7 for all mankind (sold out), almost identical (and on sale!) | Cuff: Macy’s | Ring: KiraKira (enter to win below!) | Watch: Michael Kors | Clutch: Clare Vivier | Sunnies: Karen Walker, similar (under$10!) | Heels: Michael Kors (can’t find them online-check your local DSW), similar, similar 

Lips: Morange by MAC

If you haven’t already, you can still enter the KiraKira Marrakech ring giveaway here! And be sure to follow along with them on Facebook and Instagram-they’ve got some seriously gorgeous bling going on!

Thank you so much for stopping by, and happy Friday!!!

Crop It Like It’s Hot

I loved the crop shirt trend the last go around and fondly remember wearing cute crops with overalls and Birks. Heck, I was even wearing crop tops with low-rise jeans performing at the bars in Nashville back in the day! I was also in my late teens/early twenties at the time-so bearing a little midriff seemed perfectly acceptable.  But now that the crop top trend is back, and finding me in my early 30’s, I’ve been a little unsure as to how to tackle this trend.  Because at my age, I’m certainly not going to be running around with my navel hanging out!  And while I’ve done some cute layering looks with crops, that doesn’t exactly work during the warmer summer months.  So for those of you finding yourselves in the same predicament as me, I have found that a super cute and age appropriate way to wear a crop top, is with a high-wasited skirt.  It still gives you the look and feel of the crop, but without baring all of the skin!  And trust me, your belly button will thank you!

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Crop Lace Top: Express (comes in a bunch of colors-I’m obsessed!) | Skirt: JCrew (on sale and comes in tons of colors-dying over the yellow version) | Cuff: Lucyk Brand | Charm Bracelets: Juicy Couture via TJMaxx, similar, Anne Klein | Ring: KiraKira | Watch: Michael Kors | Sunnies: Karen Walker | Clutch: Clare Vivier, flat version | Heels: Jessica Simpson (most comfortable heesl in my closet right now! LOVE them!)

I hope you all had a fantastic weekend!  Thank you for stopping by and for your continued support of my blog.  I can’t even begin to tell you how much it means to have you all on this journey with me.

Happy Monday!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Just A Sliver

One look that was all over NYFW that I am feeling a little on the fence about? Midriff baring tops. Now when I was in my early 20’s, I most definitely would have embraced this trend. But now that I am a littler older, it’s daring a look that pushes me out of my fashion comfort zone. And of course, forces me to acknowledge that certain trends are perhaps sometimes better suited for younger demographics. And while you won’t see me baring my full midriff anytime soon, I must admit I love the idea of taking a classic outfit, adding some pretty jewels and toughed-up shoes, and showing just a hint of skin. Now that I think I can handle…

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Buttondown: JCrew | Skirt: BCBGMaxazria, similar, in LOVE with this one | Watch: Michael Kors | Necklaces: JCrew, JCrew (sold out), Stella & Dot | Sunnies: House of Harlow Chelsea | Clutch: Michael Kors | Pumps: Vince Camuto (majorly on sale!)

When my husband was snapping these photos, he didn’t realize at first that I was showing a sliver of my midriff.  But when he did, he couldn’t help but laugh at me (thanks a lot!!!).  So hopefully you are not having the same reaction!  But I have to ask, what do you think of the midriff trend?

Hope you all had a wonderful weekend!  Thanks for stopping by!