Second Chance

There is a funny saying floating around Instagram that says: “Nothing haunts us like the things we didn’t buy”.  And every time I see it, I have a good chuckle, because sometimes it isn’t that far from the truth!  Such was the case for the sweater in today’s post.  I tried it on at JCrew last summer and decided not to buy it (even though I loved it). And I have always regretted not purchasing it.  So when I saw that JCrew Factory released an almost identical version  a few weeks ago-I pounced!  And I am SO glad that I did.  Not only did I get a great deal on it, but it is such a pretty and unique piece that I know I will wear for years to come.  Thank goodness for second chances!

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Sweater: JCrew (on sale AND it also comes in gray!) | Silky Layering Tee: Express | Skinnies: Paige | Cuff: Macy’s | Hat: Bohme Boutique | Sunnies: Karen Walker, less expensive option | Bag: Rebecca Minkoff | Booties: Steve Madden via DSW

If you haven’t entered the Moose and Nigel giveaway yet, be sure to click here for your chance to win a gorgeous necklace of your choice from their shop!!!!  And don’t forget, All Dolled Up Blog readers get 10% off their purchase with code: ALLDOLLEDUP10

Happy Tuesday, and happy shopping!

 

 

KiraKira Giveaway!

I love a great chambray dress.  It is the epitome of casual chic, and a perfect (and super easy) piece for summer that also transitions well into Fall!  I especially love to style mine back to neutral accessories and gold jewelry and love the extra glam factor that a floppy hat and white bag can add.  It feels to me like the prefect ensemble for a Sunday brunch or fun lunch date.  Plus, you can score this dress from Old Navy for less than $30.  Talk about a no-brainer!

Now onto some exciting news!!  If you follow this blog, then you know that I wear my Marrakech ring from KiraKira ALL. THE. TIME!  My sweet hubby surprised me with it for my birthday, and it has quickly become one of my very favorite pieces of jewelry.  And so today, I couldn’t be more excited to be teaming up with the fabulous ladies of KiraKira to give one away to one of you!  You can find all the entry details at the bottom of this post!!!

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Chambray Dress: Old Navy, similar, similar, similar, similar | Necklace: Stella & Dot (last season), new version, similar | Cuff: Macy’s | Watch: Michael Kors | Ring: KiraKira (see giveaway details below!) | Sunnies: Karen Walker, similar version (under $10!) | Hat: Macy’s, LOVE this one for Fall! | Bag: Rebecca Minkoff Avery, smaller version | Heels: Michael Kors (check your local DSW-I can’t find these online!), similar, in LOVE with these

Alright party people, below is the link for the KiraKira giveaway!  You definitely don’t want to miss out on this one, so be sure to enter!  Giveaway ends Monday, August 25th a midnight MST.  Winner will be announced Tuesday, August 26th!

CLICK HERE TO ENTER ——> a Rafflecopter giveaway

Happy Monday!!!

White Out

I love white bags and have been wanting to add one to my collection for quite some time.  And while I only had three specific features I knew the bag had to have (saffiano leather, gold hardware, and a structured shape), I had a really hard time finding just the right one.  Well thank goodness for Rebecca Minkoff and her huge spring sample sale coinciding with my birthday this year!  I was able to snatch up the Avery tote which is not only gorgeous (and one of my favorite RM bags EVER), but it also met all of my white bag requirements.  AND the icing on top of the cake?  I was able to get it for less than half of the regular retail price!  My favorite kind of purchase!

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Top: Express (LOVE it!) | Jeans: 7 for all mankind, similar, similar | Necklace: Stella & Dot (older style), similar, similar | Cuff: Lucky Brand | Love Bracelet: Forever21, similar, similar | Ring: KiraKira | Watch: Michael Kors | Sunnies: Ray-ban | Bag: Rebecca Minkoff: Large version (like mine), smaller version, LOVE this white bag, and this one too |  Heels: Sole Society (sold out), new version (and they under $70!)

Starting today, I am going to be on the road for the next two weeks (one week for work, and the other for a wedding and mini vacay), so be sure to follow me on Instagram to keep up with all of our crazy adventures, and to get your daily outfit fix.

Thank you so much for stopping by!