Dressy

Two of my favorite things?  A comfy knit dress, and this gorgeous white barn up in Park City!!!  I have been consciously trying to incorporate long sleeve casual dresses into my wardrobe this year.  Not only are they incredibly comfortable, but they are great for so many different occasions-especially when you want to be a little dressed up without being overdone.  They are a great alternative to jeans, and of course pair perfectly back to your favorite denim jacket!  Be sure to scroll to the bottom of the post to shop my favorites below…

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 Denim Jacket: JCrew (the best!) | Dress: RACHEL Rachel Roy (older), love this, this, this, and this | Ring: Sundance Catalog (sold out), LOVE this one | Bag: 3.1 Phillip Lim | Sunnies: Karen Walker | Booties: BCBG (sold out), LOVE these

Hope you all had a marvelous weekend!  Thanks so much for stopping by!!!

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Fall Florals

I don’t know what it is, but I am feeling so drawn to florals this Fall.  Mixing them into my wardrobe has felt so fresh and different to me this season-something that I love!  Plus, I can’t complain about getting to wear some of my favorite pieces for just a little bit longer this year!

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Jean Jacket: JCrew (runs a little big so size down) | Dress: Old Navy, similar, similar | Necklaces: Tiffany and Co., personal collection of charms | Watch: Michael Kors | Rings: Sundance Catalog (here, similar), also love this and this | Sunglasses: Karen Walker | Bag: Kate Spade | Boots: Aldo (old), LOVING these

Hope you all had a wonderful weekend!  And thank you so much for stopping by and for your continued support-I can’t tell you how much I appreciate it!

And because I love you all so much, I also wanted to take minute and share my favorite Columbus Day sales going on today!!  Be sure to check out the links below for some of the lowest prices of the season.  Because seriously, what could be better than a little shopping to brighten up your Monday???  But make sure you hurry and take advantage of these deals-most promotions end at midnight tonight!!

Piperlime: 20% off sitewide with code FALL20

Madewell: 30% off sitewide with code OHFALL

Macy’s: 30% off code FALL (it’s also the great shoe sale, which means the more you buy, the more you save!)

Land’s End: 25% off with code COOL

JCREW: 30% off sitewide, and an extra 40% off sale with code WEEKENDPLANS

JCrew Factory: 50% off sitewide with code OURBDAY

Old Navy: Entire site up to 50% off!

Gap: 40% off entire site with code NEWOUTFIT

Banana Republic: 40% off your entire purchase with code BRWEEKEND

Barneys Warehouse: extra 40% off clearance, extra 30% off everything else  (some seriously amazing deals)

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!

American Eagle Feature

I was beyond thrilled when American Eagle contacted me a few weeks ago and asked me to be a part of their Bloggers Do It Better series (ok, I was more than beyond thrilled).  I mean seriously, to have the opportunity to work with one of my absolute favorite retailers on a collaboration is literally a dream come true.  Somebody pinch me please!! And so today, I am incredibly excited to share with you what we have been working on!

The challenge that was given to my by AE was to style their Contrast Strap Bootie (in leopard) three different ways.  And while we revealing all three looks today (head on over to AE’s blog to check out my feature), I will release the specific details about each outfit one post at a time!  And so, without further adieu, I leave you with my new favorite booties, styled not just one, but three different ways!

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OUTFIT #1: Oktoberfest

Outfit #1

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Leather Sleeve Tee: Guess | Jeans: Joe’s | Bracelets: Fair Trade| Sunnies: Rayban | Bag: JP and Mattie (special order), similar| Beaded Headband: American Eagle (old), similar| Booties: c/o American Eagle

So not only did I have the opportunity to be a part of this fantastic collaboration with AE, but I also found my new favorite booties of the season in the process.  And let me tell you people, these booties are truly fantastic.  Not only are they super cute and comfy, but I have literally had people stopping me on the street to ask me where they are from.  Be sure to stop by tomorrow for details on Outfit #2!

And if you are new to All Dolled Up, please follow along on my fashion adventures: Instagram (link on right) | Facebook | Pinterest | Twitter (link on right) | Bloglovin’

Thank you so much for stopping by!!!

****This is a sponsored post, but all opinions are my own****

I’m on a Boat

One of my favorite things about the summer is spending time on the water. I love boating, swimming, fishing, rafting, floating on floaties, going to the pool-if there is water involved, you name it and I am there. And while I used to just throw on an old sundress or t-shirt over my bathing suit for the to and from, this summer I have actually been having more fun with it and putting forth a little more effort with my water excursion apparel. And with that, here are some of my current summer must-haves for all things water related (in addition to a fantastic bathing suit, of course!):

1. Neon Cut-Offs: I love cutoffs, always have, always will. But this year, I have been really quite enamored with all of the bright hues available. The below neon yellow shorts from American Eagle are my current favorite-nice and bright and not too short.

2. Off-the-shoulder Tee: While a t-shirt is a super easy thing to throw on over your bathing suit, an off-the-shoulder tee gives you a bit of a sexier, more fashion forward look, while still boasting all the comforts of a t-shirt. I also love how it shows some shoulder and part of your bathing suit when you are covered up

3. A Fedora: I love to get sun on my face, but now that I am getting older and have become much more diligent about protecting my skin, I like to have a hat with me to throw on to give my face (and hair) a break from the sun and heat. Plus its a great way to cover up messy hair!

4. A cute beach bag: I LOVE a good beach bag. And the below Saltbox tote has been going strong as my go-to tote for the last couple of years. Not only is it a really heavy, durable canvas that can withstand a lot of wear and tear but it’s also super bright with a cute, fun pattern. Plus it’s big enough to hold my sunscreen, beach towel (and my husband’s), a book, some snacks, a big bottle of water, and my hat (when I’m not wearing it).

5. Sunglasses: Obviously a no-brainer, but so important to protect those peepers while out on the water. Plus it’s a great way to add some style to your ensemble!

 

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Black off-the-shoulder tee: American Eagle (last summer)

Neon Yellow Shorts: American Eagle (this summer)

Gold Hammered Earrings: Street Vendor in San Francisco

Sunglasses: Calvin Klein via Macy’s

Fedora: Macy’s (recent)

Medallion Tote: Saltbox via Sundance Catalog

Flip Flops: Dini’s Los Angeles (a cute company that adds embellishments to Havianas)

I also love to wear fun earrings with a bathing suit. Something about it feels very glamorous and oh-so-Beyonce to me. I’m not sure I could quite get myself to the point of ever wearing heels with a bathing suit, but earrings I can do. I have also seen lots of gals layer necklaces with bathing suits, which is a cute look, but one I have yet to try. Maybe that will be in order for our Vegas trip this fall.

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P.S. Below are a few of my favorite bathing suits from this season-all by Roxy. I always have a hard time finding bathing suits that I think fit really well and all of these do.  Plus they are great quality and come in a variety of styles and prints.

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Black+Navy

The rule stating that you can’t wear black and navy together no longer applies.  And thank goodness, because half of the time I can’t tell them apart anyway.  And thus, mixing black and navy together has become one of my favorite color combinations as of late.  Black on black always feels awfully dressy to me (especially on days when I know I am going to be sitting at my desk all day), so adding a navy top or blazer back to a black pant or skirt is a great way to tone things down a notch and bring that element of “casual” into “business casual” attire.

Navy Blazer:  Express (recent)

Grey Ruffle Blouse:  Express

Black Skinnies:  Gap

Necklace:  Tiffany, my personal charm collection

Watch:  Michael Kors via Macy’s

Bracelets:  Tiffany, Macy’s, H&M

Ring:  Saundra Messinger via Sundance Catalog

Pink Pumps:  Jessica Simpson Waleo via Macy’s

In addition to loving black and navy together, I also LOVE pink and navy together, hence the pink shoes to tie it all together.  And while black and navy are a perfectly acceptable combo, it is important that there is enough of a contrast between the two so that people can tell you are wearing black and navy and not wonder if one of your pieces is a poorly cared for, faded black garment.  Oh, and one more very important thing, if you are wearing a suit (girl or guy), this is one instance where you don’t want to mix black or navy.  Try and keep your suiting pure (same color jacket and pants)-it looks more classy and chic that way.

Happy Monday!!

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