Fall Florals

When I think florals, I definitely think Spring.  But for whatever reason, I have been finding myself drawn to bright colors and flowery patterns this Fall season.  Maybe it’s denial about the cooler months ahead, or maybe it’s my love for color.  But either way, I am kind of digging breaking out some of my favorite Spring pieces in the month of November…

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Blazer: BarIII (old), similar, similar, similar | Button Down: Express, dress version, sleeveless version  (on sale!)| Jeans: 7 For All Mankind | Necklace: Jeweliq, same in gold | Rings: Sundance Catalog (old), similar, similar, Etsy  (old) similar, similar| Sunnies: House of Harlow Chelsea | Clutch: Coach | Pumps: Ivanka Trump

I hope you all had a fantastic weekend.  Thank you so much for stopping by!

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FPF: Anything from Etsy

I wanted to take today to share with you my undying love for Etsy. I have known about the site for several years, but for whatever reason was always a little hesitant to take the plunge and purchase anything. But a couple of years ago when my girlfriend was preparing for her wedding and started picking up all sorts of cute things from Etsy (her clutch, bridesmaid gifts, jewelry, etc.), I knew it was the site for me. And since then I have purchased  lots of jewelry. cute prints, and fabulous decor for my home. And not only have I never been disappointed with a purchase, but I love that it is a means for me to support  local artists across the globe.  I also revel in knowing that the things I am buying are typically one of a kind and made by hand with love-which of course makes each item that much more special. So with that (drum roll, please!), below are a few of my all-time favorite Etsy purchases…

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Turquoise Necklace by Basil The Cat

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Druzy Ring by Deco Fox

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Chain Bracelet with Heart by OiaJules

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Gold Plated Monogram Necklace by Keti Sorely Designs

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Hot Pink Druzy Ring by amandalynneLUXE

State Prints by Rooted in Paper

I’m not going to lie, writing this post makes me want to lose myself on the Etsy site for a few hours to do a little treasure hunting.  So if you haven’t tried Esty, spend some time on their site this weekend and take a look-they really do have something for everyone.  And in addition to all of the fabulous Esty shops mentioned above, below are a few of my other favorites who are all definitely worth checking out:

Bridger and Madison:  modern baby items from sensory blankets, to quilts, to burp cloths-way too many cute things to list!!

MakeupbyBella:  chain Bracelets and Necklaces

outoftheblue:  vintage modern jewelry

Whimsical Details:  recycled jewelry and decor

Elizajay Charm:  acrylic monogram jewelry

BeMe Jewelry:  Turkish Jewelry (FABULOUS cocktail rings)

Hands Full Creations:  purses, clutches and accessories (REALLY cute chevron clutches!)

 Enjoy!  And have a happy, happy weekend, dolls!!

xx

Pops of Neon

I LOVE adding pops of neon to an outfit (you can see some examples here, here, here, and here)-such a great way to add a little interest to an otherwise simple ensemble.  I am also finding that I am loving adding pops of neon back to prints.  And even though prints are fun on their own, those little neon accents just take them to the next level-an instance where more is more and not less. 

That said, I recently purchased the below dress for three reasons:  1.  It reminds me of this Marc Jacobs dress that I LOVE, 2.  It is black so I can wear it to work with a cardi or blazer, 3.  The cute little heart print is just begging to be paired back to a little neon and some fun accessories. 

Dress:  Macy’s Junior’s Department (recent)

Vest:  Macy’s Junior’s Department (recent)

Neon Pink Belt:  Macy’s

Necklaces:  Tiffany, My collection of charms, Forever21

Bracelets:  H&M, Forever21, Tiffany, Macy’s

Watch:  Michael Kors via Macy’s

Hot Pink Druzy Ring:  Amanda Lynne Luxe (etsy)

Sunglasses:  Michael Kors via Nordstrom Rack

Shoes:  Aldo via Nordstrom (sold out)

The first time I wore this dress to work, I literally had people stopping me to ask where I found it.  And of course everyone was surprised when I told them I found it in the junior’s department at Macy’s (and for only $18!!!).  And while I don’t always shop in the Junior’s section, I do think it is worth checking out now and again.  A lot of companies are now targeting the “millenial” customer who they see as a shopper between the ages of 16-31.  So the breadth of assortment is slowly but surely imporving to garner a larger target audience who is on the hunt for more affordable and fashion forward pieces. 

Hooray!

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