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Friday, November 26, 2010

Looking for leftovers

Today was a very lazy day, lots of pie is still left over, so I'll be fixing that soon.
I'm not so ambitious to head out and fight crowds for sales, I know there will be plenty of good deals before the Christmas season is through.

I did stop into one shop today, a small local business called Taken for Granite, that always decorates for the holidays in the most spectacular way. I probably could have spent an hour just photographing everything there which caught my eye!



polar bear

Yesterday I got dressed in my typical over the top holiday fashion (if not on a holiday, then when?!) And wore my cute black and gold striped dress I got this summer.


The Rundown
Dress Free People - Top H&M - Shoes Jeffrey Campbell Splendid - Jewelry The Cavernous Jewelry Box


Since all I wanted was to be warm and cozy today, I did my best to keep things casual and not spend any time creating an outfit as I normally do.

Casual shopping

Took a few photos at Taken for Granite, the outside decorations are just as pretty as inside!

Casual shopping

The Rundown
Sweater Gap - Jeans Kohls - Boots Steve Madden Jessii - Bag Big Buddha - Earrings Thrifted

window of tfg



Closet Fashionista said...

Oooh I love both your outfits!! And that store looks so fun!!! The photos are great :)

Chanelle said...

Not over the top at all! The black and gold was perfect for Thanksgiving, I reckon.

Kim said...

This is a great outfit! It is not over the top.

Sue said...

Great outfit!
The shop looks lovely, I could spend some money in there.

this free bird said...

Lyddie!! CUTE Holiday dress/outfit. I'm with you - I dress up, no elastic waists and such. There are so few days to really do it up. I went for it fur and all. It was so fun - until the Chef's uncle had a little too much jager and strolled out in his wife's silver fox fur coat from 10 yrs ago. Woops!! I never laughed so hard!! The wife on the other hand...not so much. HA!


Sarah Dee said...

I want to see this store now! You look beautiful as usual dear!


Berlin said...

First look is just chic! And the second look is casual and comfy : ) I LOVE both!!

The photo of you looking side ways is just fab! You captures the accessories beautifully!

Cows dancing,

sofi moukidou said...

oh! what a beautifull post!
love christmas! love your first outfit!

Franca said...

gorgeous photos! I love the over the top outfit!

Tanya said...

Love your polo neck. Great pics.


Ashley J said...

You always take the COOLEST pictures of random items!!! I love the black and gold dress, you win the best dressed award during Thanksgiving:)


Mochachocolata Rita said...

cool outfit! and that polar bear picture...oh my!

Modesty is Pretty said...

Lyddie I like you first outfit but the second one, when your look is more relaxed suits you perfect, maybe it's the sweater, the collar looks perfect and the color so nice for your skin tone, you look absolutely beautiful.

La Historiadora de Moda said...

Both of these outfits are absolutely stellar! The dress looks awesome with those JC clogs! And I adore the effortlessly cozy yet chic look of your second ensemble!

Gorgeous photos!

Jodi said...

your photos are getting better and better!! wow!!! and I love the first outfit especially and look at you girl you are tiny!! that outfit rocks on you!!

happy thanksgiving!! oxo J

Diana Mieczan said...

Aww how adorable it that polar bear ornament?! Beautiful outfit,sweetie
Wish you a great day and fantastic weekend

gypsyroxylee said...

The color of the cowl neck sweater looks fantastic on you! Love the dress in the first shot. It fits you beautifully!

Ali said...

Lyddieee, you are just so prettty!!~ <3 So so very pretty! You have such pretty, full lips. :D I love that outfit on you, the Free People dress looks amazing with the Jeffries and that statement necklace. :)

I did go shopping on Black Friday, but only because there was a football game and so nobody was shopping. Yay for me not caring about football!

jamie-lee said...

darling i love all of your photos - and i know what you mean when tyou want to just be cosy and comfy - you look chic! x


kris said...

I love your poses; you're a natural in front of the camera. I'll have to look back at your first posts to see if practice has made you perfect. And way cute clothes. Free People is always my fav thrift find!

Fashion Fabrice said...

i love both outfits! sometimes its just to just something on enot thinking about mixing and matching to much:) i like the outcome anyways:)
Love your blog really!Happy i ran into it!
Im gonna follow you!
hope you take the time to visit & follow me back!
I would love that:)

love from belgium

Have a nice day!

Eri said...

Great blog!

Sally said...

That polar bear ornament is so adorable!

I love the black & gold dress, especially the way you styled it.

Styles 'n Cream said...

Beautiful holiday dress ...

Melanie said...

I love your cowl neck sweater--so pretty! I've been meaning to get a cashmere sweater for the season...

Follow @UnraveldTreads on Twitter!

The Fancy Teacup said...

That holiday dress is gorgeous. Love the JC clogs too. And you look so cozy and pretty in the second outfit!

Such great photography of Taken for Granite!


Couture Carrie said...

Gorgeous look and photos!

Where in CT are you? I live in West Hartford :)


mode. said...

love that red bag! cute blog!

Closet Fashionista said...

Haha yea...40 minutes is a bit far for a tree :/
But they do have a nice winery and gift shop too ;) haha

Fashion Meets Food said...

wow all the pictures are absolutely stunning. You are a wonderful photographer!


otherdutchanimals said...

First outfit is so well put together - love it!

Other Dutch Animals xx

JMay said...

So cute! Love all your outfit posts, new to your blog & now following!


Z--- said...

love your clogs!!

Oh, My Darling said...

Love love LOVE the Jeffrey Campbell shoes!!!