Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Peplum Leather and Fiery Red

Leather Top: Halogen/ Necklace: H&M

Going back to work after a fun weekend is always hard! My mini-vacation to Northern California was so great, and just what I needed. I hadn't visited family up there in a while, so it was great seeing them. Highlights of the weekend were celebrating my niece's first birthday (adorably Hello Kitty themed), and seeing a Halloween pirate dancing to "Gagnam Style" with her pirate sword. This weekend was definitely full of laughs! This outfit was actually pre-Nor Cal though, and didn't get a chance to upload it until now. I love how fun it is to play with color. Reds and oranges are great for fall, and add such a fiery element.  I think I grabbed these sandals at Urban for like $10 too!=] I'm also so obsessed with this leather top! It's such an amazing basic. I am also longing for all things leather right now: shorts, skirts, dresses and jackets. Haha if only I could win the lotto and go on a shopping spree!

Shoes: Urban Outfitters

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Feeling Minty Fresh

Mint Blouse: Forever 21/ Skirt: Target/ Belt: Ever New Melbourne

I think this outfit pretty much encompasses everything I'm currently obsessed with: bows, sparkles, and anything that is mint and gold . Actually, I think I'm always obsessed with these things! I'm also very much in love with these flats! I was in search of some new ones, and knew I had to have these. They're so buttery and soft, and I think they give any outfit pizazz!

Flats: Vera Wang Lavender 
On another note, I can hardly wait until this weekend! I finally get some time off work, and get to visit family in Northern California. I've heard you have some yummy food up there Nor Cal, so I hope you don't disappoint. I'm finally looking forward to putting some sweaters and scarves to use!
p.s. thanks to my brother for helping me take pictures today!

Friday, October 19, 2012

Adding to your closet

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Wedges: Tory Burch

I've been trying to work on adding pieces to my closet that are more classic and versatile. I tend to be quite the compulsive shopper, so lately I try to pause before I buy. I try to think if something will fill a hole in or enhance my closet. Haha I think it actually took me like 30 minutes to decide if I should buy this top! Polka dots are a great print for any season though because it's so fun to mix in with other patterns and pieces. I think it was a good choice to grab this top, since I already have so many outfits planned for it!=] Also, another important way to add to your closet is to make an investment in some good shoes. I'll be the first to admit that I've bought the super cute shoes (several actually=/) that hurt so much you can't even wear them. Finding a pair of shoes that are comfortable, versatile and classic can take you a long way. These Tory Burch wedges were a bit of a splurge, but worth the money. They go with many outfits, formal to casual, and my feet don't cry after 20 minutes! Although they were a splurge for me, these shoes were still on sale for a pretty good price. Good shoes don't always have to cost you an arm and a leg, just be on the lookout for great deals! 
 p.s. Hope you enjoy this gorgeous Friday!