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Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Pave the way

Over the weekend Christine and Meg came to go thrifting in my neck of the woods, and it was a reasonably successful trip. We went to three stores and both Christine and I spent $9 in the last one. Christine was sensible and got a pair of black pumps. I got leopard print pants.

I received some lovely new accessories from LydellNYC - the pavé chain link bracelet is clearly right up my alley (it matches my new ring! why can't everything just be covered in crystals?), and the bold statement necklace is great as well.

You may notice some continuity errors with the necklace however; as we were taking photos I said to Meg, "Make sure you get a close up of the necklace." And Meg replied, "What necklace? You aren't wearing one!"

At which point I was convinced I had lost it when I was trying things on in the thrift store, and Christine suggested we call them to go and see if it was in the dressing room there... but then I found it; in my shirt. How I failed to realized a big metal necklace was there is beyond me.

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The Rundown
Chambray Tuxedo Shirt J.Crew
Black Maxi Skirt Max Studio
Sandals Target
Willis Bag Coach Thrifted
Signature Spade Ring Kate Spade
Watch c/o Caravelle by Bulova via LuckyFabb
Pave Link Bracelet c/o LydellNYC
Gold Statement Necklace c/o LydellNYC

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28 comments:

Alissa said...

Gosh you have the cutest friends!!

Courtney Erin said...

I think leopard print pants are pretty sensible! And I miss you guys!

Courtney ~ http://sartorialsidelines.com

Shea Sayers said...

Thrifting with friends, what a fun day!! I can't wait to see the pants. I love that necklace, and the bracelet is beautiful--I've had my eye on a similar (but ridiculously priced) one at J.Crew!

Rosie said...

Love the maxi skirt with top looks comfy and chic

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Closet Fashionista said...

Woohoo, we all look dandy! :D
(and the necklace thing was so amusing... :) )
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christine said...

That was definitely a fun and successful shopping trip. I loved all of the new places you took us. The pictures came out awesome..I especially love the "jumping" pictures!! haha

Ali Hval said...

lol lol at your necklace being in your shirt. At least it stayed in your shirt and didn't fall out! Lucky lucky you. ;)

I'm adoring your maxi skirt and that you've been wearing them lately--the idea of possibly wearing a shirt over a maxi dress to make it resemble a skirt has been blowing my mind lately.

Leopard pants might not seem practical to the average person, but to the leopard queen such as yourself, it's totally a staple.

Vanessa. said...

Beautiful pictures!

xoxo

Mochachocolata Rita said...

such a fun day!!! ADORE your necklace!

Kim (A Very Sweet Blog) said...

Now that was funny! HaHaHa Glad you found it. You ladies look great and what a fun day!
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Amber said...

how did you not feel that necklace?! Silly lady. well I'm glad you found it cause its pretty rad and goes perfectly with your causal look

Always Maylee said...

You look so pretty, simple yet chic. Your friends are beautiful!

xo, Yi-chia
Always Maylee

Lorena said...

you 3 look great.... and thrift shopping seems like a great way to spend the day. show me the pants.

TaraMixandMatch said...

Love all of your fun accessories...I wish I could come shop with you!

Courtney Starr said...

I miss you and Megan! You look gorgeous!

xo, Courtney
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Mimi said...

the candid photo is so cute! you all look great! :D

<3, Mimi
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Sandy a la Mode said...

you girls look like you had so much fun together!
xo,
Sandy
Sandy a la Mode

Alex Elizabeth said...

You guys have the best thrifting trips... and amazing prices! I saw some preview photos on Instagram and was totally jealous.

Lisa said...

Cute look. You really know how to put together a look with a maxi skirt.

Lyosha said...

gorgeous looks and find! looks like you had a blast!

Lyosha
Inside and Outside Blog

Shen Dove said...

Thank goodness you didn't lose your necklace, that would have been a bummer! This a a great fall weekend look.

jess said...

I can't wait to see the leopard pants.

Shabby, Chic, & Cheap said...

Sounds like a fun shopping trip! Love the necklace!

Marie McGrath (The Joy of Fashion) said...

Such cute photos! I'm glad you found your necklace because its gorgeous and compliments this outfit so well. Looking forward to seeing how you style those leopard pants!

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Lynne DeVenny said...

Your post made me laugh, and then I saw the necklace and wondered the same thing. You guys all look great. I need to do more with my thrifted leopard print pumps so will be looking to you for guidance :)

Shawna Walker said...

I love the maxi with the pop of gold! I forget I have jewelry on all of the time!

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stylentonic Constantinos said...

super necklace! love the details xxx

www.stylentonic.com

C* said...

Super cute dear :) You have great looks!! :D