Saturday, August 3, 2013

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Wrap Up

For any of you who haven't been to the sale yet or are just trying to decide on a last few pieces, here are some of my faves!

Love this little jacket - I'd love to see what it looks like on. For any of you ladies who went a little too crazy at the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale (I'm quietly raising my hand here), this is a great alternative to real leather.

This top is truly afforable - I snagged two in two different sizes and colors - and comes highly recommended by Sheaffer of Pinterest Told Me To (one of my absolute favorite blogs). She really took one for the team these past two weeks trying on tons of clothes, which did me a favor since I didn't have to! The top looked adorable on her, so I snagged some. They still have some colors left. I'll most definitely be posting a photo if I like it and keep it.

This skirt is so on trend this season and I adore it. I didn't snatch it up in time - there's only a large left, but I was concerned about wearability. I can't rock a skirt like this for work and that's 5 out of 7 days of my week, so I didn't think this would be the smartest purchase. However, it's great for a party, dinner or event!

This is a statement-making piece. I love the tortoise shell detail - so on-trend for fall - and it's a great price! $129.90 - such a steal. There's still plenty left!

And now, here's some of what I scooped up!

This Marc Jacobs watch (still available!)

This gorgeous Michael Kors Large Hobo - out of stock in the brown but it's still available in black and the cinnamon or oxblood colors are still available and they are so pretty!

These insanely gorgeous Tory Burch boots..out of stock but maybe a miracle will happen and they'll get more in!

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale ends Sunday night! Don't miss out on these phenomenal deals!

Friday, August 2, 2013

Classy & Nautical

T-shirt: Banana Republic Factory Outlet
Necklace: Loft (last year)
Belt: The Limited (old)
Jeans: The Limited ( exact on sale here)
Watch: Marc Jacobs via Nordstrom (on sale until Sunday here)
Bag: Michael Kors via Nordstrom (on sale until Sunday here)
Sandals: Steve Madden via Marshalls

This outfit is making me feel a little nautical today and I think it looks perfect with my new bag (still available til Sunday on Anniversary Sale!). Tomorrow I'll make sure to put up a Nordstom (#nsale) wrap up post with a few items I'm loving that are left! What are you up to this weekend?

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Pastels & Lace

Skirt: Loft (sold out)
Jean Jacket: Loft (sold out)
Necklace: ily Couture
Watch: Michael Kors
Bag: Michael Kors (on anniversary sale til Monday!)
Flats: Carly Tahari Flat via DSW

I love this skirt and haven't had too many opportunities to wear it this season. I made it pretty casual today with the jean jacket - which I also haven't been able to wear too often because it's been SO hot! This is the beautiful bag I bought during Anniversary Sale and looking at it I see what a great purchase it was. It will go with EVERYTHING. I can't wait to see what it looks like with some riding boots and dark denim! If you haven't checked out the Anniversary Sale yet, you should. You can still find some amazing items - some of which have been restocked and as always they offer FREE SHIPPING. You have until Monday, August 5th to snatch up some of these amazing items, so go there NOW. You will thank me!

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Polka Dots & Turquoise

Top: The Limited (last year)
Pants: The Limited (last year)
Necklace: ily Couture
Watch: Michael Kors
Flats: Bandolino via Nordstrom Rack

Sorry I've been MIA! So much has been going on in my life lately, and to be completely honest, I've been putting a lot of outfits on repeat because it's the end of the summer and I've taken the #nsale by complete storm. No, really. No willpower. I repeat. No willpower. I can't wait to show you what I kept as soon as everything comes in!

Thursday, July 25, 2013

My Favorite Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Picks

I am so obsessed with Anniversary Sale it's not even funny. Although I was a little disappointed with aspects of the sale - like the selection of flats - I still have some favorites. I try to buy items that are timeless and go with a lot since it needs to be worth it for the money. I try not to spend a lot on trendy items. I think all these pieces are investment pieces. See my picks below & tell me what you're buying!
A Timeless Riding Boot
I started eyeing these boots day one. I convinced myself I didn't need them. Then, I read Scheaffer's blog post on Pinterest Told Me To, this morning and I was hooked. (Her blog is one of my favorites, so stop by and add it to your reading list for sure). I'll let you know what the fit is like but they look ADORABLE on her and I convinced myself to try them on. Look at that gold detailing. These boots would look amazing with black or dark wash skinnies, skirts, leggings, the list goes on. These boots are timeless.
A Spacious, Classic Hobo Bag
This purse is gorgeous. I've been dying for a Michael Kors bag and although I need a black one, the brown color always gets me for fall. I tried it on in black in the store and didn't love it and I think it was just the color because I loved the brown. It's the large hobo which means it can fit all your essentials. I usually carry my iPad, phone, make up, a bottle of water, wallet and even a notebook if I'm going to work, so I definitely need space for a bag that goes with me to the office.
An Eye-Catching, Colorful Handbag
I love this kate spade bag. It's such a great bag for work or play. I'm loving the bow detail and this bright color, which I think is perfect for fall with brown, camel, grey tones, but it would go with anything really.
The Perfect Bag For Work
If you're looking for a great bag for the office this is it. I love it's structure and the "croc" detailing. It's leather and gorgeous, simple yet modern. It would definitely fit all necessary essentials.
A Statement Watch
This watch was such a great buy. I already had a Michael Kors one in a silver/gold mix (which I highly recommend to anyone who doesn't have an MK watch yet because it goes with EVERYTHING), so I wanted to get something different and fun. This rose gold watch is way prettier in person - the photo does not do it justice. I've already worn it so many times and it's just "rosy" enough that it still looks fine with regular gold so long as it's not tons of gold close to the watch. My other favorite watches are: 1, 2, 3
If you don't have one already, you NEED one. My skin is super sensitive and I have mild rosacea. I'm talking like newborn baby skin. I NEED my Clarisonic. I can't go a day without it. I use the "delicate" brush on it and a super sensitive cleanser and it's amazing. It makes my pores look more refined, diminishes breakouts and just makes my skin feel cleaner. This is your chance to scoop one up. I'm serious. Amazing. I never get excited about skincare/beauty products and I can't calm down about this one. No. Really. :)
This fragrance is on the pricy side, but you do get a lot for your money and it smells amazing. Girly, fresh, not too much, just enough of a scent. Love, love, love!

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Safari Inspired

Top: Loft
Skirt: Banana Republic Factory Store
Flats: Carly Tahari Flat via DSW
I'm so glad I was able to dress this top up for work with this white pencil skirt. I wore it on the weekend more casually here. I paired it with a black sweater to warm me up while I was in the air conditioning, but I got plenty of compliments on it all day! Nordstrom's Anniversary Sale is still going on and I think I might have a fabulous fall bag in mind. I'll show you my picks for the sale tomorrow! Can you tell I'm looking forward to fall? Staying close to a/c to beat the heat and inside to avoid thunderstorms has really been miserable. Needless to say I'm already looking ahead to fall. What have you been buying to prepare for fall?

Monday, July 22, 2013

Preppy Summer Outfit

Watch: Marc Jacobs Rose Gold (on anniversary sale until Aug. 5 here)
Shorts: Banana Republic Factory Outlet
Sandals: Sam Edelman via Nordstrom Rack
In terms of outfits this is by no means the most creative thing I've ever come up with, but it is still incredibly hot here in New England and a girl's got to stay cool. With that said, I like how it turned out. These shorts are adorable (and were only $11 on clearance) - I'm loving the white and green stripe and the necklace pulls the whole thing together and dresses up such a basic tank. I'm obsessed with this Marc Jacobs watch I snatched up at the Nordstrom Anniversary sale last weekend. The rose gold is so fun and will be PERFECT for fall. I never buy such expensive pieces except for watches and handbags, but when I do, I always get a great buy. Did you get anything at this year's Anniversary Sale?!