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Sunday, September 8, 2013

All in the details




JCrew Factory chambray
Banana Republic necklace (option)
Kate Spade Saturday scoop back dress
Bracelets: Forever 21 pyramid (option), Topshop floral spike (option), 
Express leather stud wrap (option)
Chicastic leopard bag
Kenneth Cole Reaction smoking flats (option)

I really love that leopard goes with everything. I got a little giddy when I was trying to pick out shoes for this outfit and realized my leopard smoking flats would be adorable with it. And they were! I took it a bit further by carrying a mismatched leopard bag. The miscellaneous details of this outfit actually made me a little happier than seeing the overall view, which is why I decided to start with the details first before I showed you the whole look. Sometimes, it's simply all in the details.

I leave for vacation in exactly two days. It's amazing how much prep work goes into leaving the office for just one week - 5 short business days. I ended up working the entire weekend  to try and get ahead - I easily put in 16 hours. Does that mean I can say I'm really only missing 3 days of work instead of 5? Hmmm, not sure I could make that work. All the stress leading up to vacation, then all the stress coming back to 3458789475897 emails after vacation kinda blows. But, oh, those 7 days on a beach will be ridiculously amazing. I have some guest posters lined up for you guys while I am gone that I am just SO excited about! Stay tuned! In the meantime, send me good vibes that I survive the next 48 hours!!

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8 comments :

  1. beautiful outfit! love the pops of leopard!

    XO Meghan
    citrusrefreshingfashion.blogspot.com

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    1. Thanks! Leopard is such a fun neutral!

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  2. You look pretty in orange, love that color!

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

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    1. Thank you so much! My love for bright orange seems to have exponentially grown in the last year or so!

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  3. those flats really DID make the outfit--- they look so stinkin' good with red. and i love the way you tied your chambray top over that full dress- i really need to try it like that. thanks for the inspiration ;)

    xo marlen
    Messages on a Napkin

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    1. I'm so happy you pulled inspiration from this! yay! Thanks for the sweet note! I also love how the shape of smoking flats gives the outfit a different feel than, say, a leopard ballet flat would.

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  4. Your animal print flats are awesome - I want them! ;o)

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    1. It was actually quite difficult to find a pair of leopard smoking flats that were comfy and not super stiff. These were really a great find. I love them!

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