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Sunday, February 28, 2010

Party Outfit Under $100

Today was my little sister's 16th birthday party. I think her birthdays make me feel older than my own do!! Though I love having an occasion to get dressed up for, and it's always wonderful to have a house full of family, friends, and delicious food, no matter how many years have gone by.

Camoflauge

I got the 'Leader of the Rack' dress from Avon a few months ago and this is my first time wearing it. I love the print, the pockets, and the length; though I'm not crazy about the poly-satin material.
I loved how the buckle on my cinch belt perfectly mimicked the pattern of the dress.
The birdcage pumps also made their debut - four inch heels are necessity when mingling with both my little sister and my sister-in-law to be, who tower over my 5' 2" frame.


Plus, I put together this outfit for under $100!


Leader of the Rack dress, Avon - $30
Demode Pump, Nine West - $50 (I got my Jessica Simpson Birdcage pumps from TJMaxx for $50, but since they are $80 on Amazon, I had to choose a similar pair for $50.)
Fringe Necklace, Forever 21 - $10.80 (Mine is from the Gap, and was only $10 at the time, but now it's only available in gold and is $25)
Sparkle Ring, Forever 21 - $6.80
Cinch Belt, Forever 21 - $5.80
Black Tights, Khol's - $5

Total = $98.40

Hope everyone had a lovely weekend!

24 comments:

  1. Great outfit! The pumps are super cute.
    -theurbanfashiongal.com

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  2. Fab outift, i love the little stone sculptures in the background.
    You look like you sould be skipping down pebble pavements somewhere in the Greek Islands!
    The Pattern gives it a vintage feel, i adore this look!!
    Hope your sister had a great party!

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  3. Awesome look! Seriously chic outfit, love it. Ah, the shoes...how I live for shoes, haha.
    Romany
    xx

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  4. You look amazing! I love the pop of color in the shoes-- there, but not too much! && I agree, that Satin-y material isn't my favorite, either, but you sure look lovely in it!

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  5. The dress is killer- great choice!

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  6. Happy bday to your baby sister !

    Thx for your comment... I agree that the Chanel temporary tattoos are expensive but then everything Chanel is !! :) Mon Mode Blog

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  7. How fun!! Happy birthday to your sister! This party outfit looks fantastic on you! I love the surprise of the purple shoes!!

    P.S. Thanks so much for your help with my sewing!!!! :)

    clothedmuch.blogspot.com

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  8. This dress is fantastic! I love how, as you mentioned, the belt buckle mirrors the dress print. And the purple shoes top off a chic chic outfit!

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  9. Ohhh that dress is fab! I wish we had Avon clothing here in the UK, I'd be on it in a flash! Hope your sister had a great bday :D Xx

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  10. The dress is really absolutely wonderful. You look great. Wishing you a great party with your sister
    *Nathalie

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  11. love the purple pumps! such a great color and they're so fun! the fringe necklace is great too - i'd take one in silver AND gold, please!

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  12. really cute!!! i love it!! strange, I can't follow you.. *throws fit* blog world is going insane today. anyways, come by my blog and follow me, so you can be in my panel.

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  14. you lookso great luv the entire outfit!!

    ditchthetrend.com

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  15. re: Crystal Renn - it is a bit disheartening that some Crystal's size is "plus-sized", but I suppose in comparison to the size zeros anyone could be plus-sized... :-/ but I guess we have to be glad for anything that encourages diversity, and a change from this vicious cycle that the industry is caught in...Fingers crossed it will get better from here! :)

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  16. I love your outfit! The colours of your dress suit you very much and I love the way you clash it with your shoes!

    Great makeup, too!

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  17. I love your outfit - the shoes are amazing!!

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  18. I really like that last pic, with the glow of the candles! And I have always wondered about stuff from Avon, is it worth it? Do you have any of their other stuff?

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  19. happy birthday to your sister! and you look great!!!

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  20. Avon has clothes? What??? You looked gorgeous!

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  21. This outfit is fab! totally something I would wear!

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  22. Fantastic outfit on the cheap! I can't believe Avon clothes could be so pretty! You really do look fantastic in this dress - and I hope you wear it more often. :-)

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  23. Fabulous Outfit and you looked absolutely gorgeous!

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