Plaid girl

New favorite shirt?
I think so. I've at least got to work on getting my money's worth so I won't feel too guilty if it ends up on the blog weekly.

I had really fun weekend; Meg invited Christine and I to be her 'dates' on one of her Marshalls Project Fab challenges. We got treated to dinner, and like all our dinner dates, also went shopping at Marshalls. I was good and mostly just did Christmas shopping.

On Saturday during the day, I went to several Christmas Fairs with my Mom, and bought three pairs of vintage earrings, including a pair of itty-bitty hexagon studs.

On Friday evening I went to the open house at Taken for Granite, a local gift shop where a friend works. I got to sip champaign and nibble on homemade cookies while I perused all the glitzy gifts and baubles.

The Christmas season has officially begun.

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The Rundown
Plaid Button Down J.Crew Factory similar
Leather Pencil Skirt Lord & Taylor thrifted similar
Shoes Adrienne Vittadini via TJMaxx similar
Willis Bag Coach Thrifted
Rhinestone Necklace The Cavernous Jewelry Box similar
"White Bean" Necklace Thrifted similar
Bracelets Thrifted
Thin Gold Rings Etsy via Sweet Olive Jewelry
Sunglasses Ray-Ban Meteor c/o TJMaxx
Nail Color Essie All Tied Up

44 comments

  1. I wanted to get this J. Crew Factory shirt but it sold out! I'm sad I couldn't see you while I was in CT but it was such a short trip (24 hours!) Next time! :)

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  2. Love love love this outfit, you look so chic with an edge.

    xo
    http://pinksole.com

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  3. Very snazzy outfit! Sounds like a fab fashionable weekend!

    What lipstick/lip stain is that you're wearing? It's beautiful!

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  4. Great shirt, I would love to see all those fab looks you'd style it with, looks awesome with that pencil leather skirt! Meg could not find a better date, sounds fun!

    Cee. ♥
    Code Overdressed

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  5. Love this look! The leather skirt looks great :D
    http://www.closet-fashionista.com/

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  6. Hey how could you wear a plaid button down too much in the fall and winter? I think it will be a great addition! I love it with the leather skirt!

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  7. I am always wearing my plaid button downs too! I love how you styled yours with this skirt, very festive!

    -Sharon
    The Tiny Heart
    Uncommon Goods Giveaway!

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  8. I love how you layered these necklaces! Such a pretty look. Hope you had a great weekend... it sounds fun!
    www.amemoryofus.blogspot.com

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  9. You look so chic in this outfit. I'm loving the skirt and plaid top so on trend. Love!!

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  10. saw this shirt and LOVE it!! the combination of plaid and leather is so great for the fall :)
    tiffany
    www.hydrangeasandhandbags.com

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  11. I really like this tartan shirt
    xoxo
    www.welovefur.it
    www.welovefur.com

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  12. Yep I saw your tweet and as i said, felt shopping envy - nice shirt by the way :)

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  13. I LOVE your shirt:) Plaid all the way. You look stunning, lovely. xo

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  14. When you find a perfect piece, I almost think it's better if you wear it on the blog regularly - it really drives home that point that although you're a blogger, you're also a normal person who isn't buying new things for every single post. Plus, plaid and leather and sparkly statement necklaces are a fabulous, fabulous combination :)
    xox,
    Cee

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  15. Ok, supes jealous of your skirt! I've been prayin to the thrifting gods to send me one...but no luck!

    Looking great, dear! Stay warm!

    Blessings!
    Star
    http://www.beautyandbows.com/

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  16. Love that plaid shirt! I'm currently obsessed with mine too and have some intentions of stealing my husband's plaid shirt too... You look great and I'm loving the leather pencil skirt too!

    Aloha from Hawaii,
    <3 Jenn from Cao Bella

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  17. Looking good here. . .the shirt is versatile and your leather skirt is timeless. Let me the first to wish you the Happiest of Holidays!

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  18. Love this look!! your shirt is gorgeous!! And that pencil skirt is the perfect length!


    www.plogstyle.com

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  19. Plaid paired with leather has to be one of my favorite combinations! I feel like it just looks chic and effortless every time!

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  20. Very beautiful outfit ;) Amazing style ;)

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  21. LOVE the plaid paired with leather, so much fun!

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  22. Plaid and leather has never looked better! You look great!

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  23. yessss! love how you paired yours with a leather pencil skirt!

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  24. Plaid and leather are so perfect to me! Great combo.

    Amy

    Fashion and Beauty Finds

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  25. Nice look, especially the lipstick,it pops out with the outfit. Christmas shopping? Oh boy, time is flying by and I haven't done any of it.

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  26. Ok it's decided, I really must get that top from J. Crew Factory. I just love it too much!

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  27. wow you had a busy weekend
    love everything you have going on with this outfit today!
    Brett

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  28. That skirt and shirt look fabulous together!

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  29. Had to slowly get back into the interwebs...and what better way than to comment on your lovely post!! Yes Saturday night was awesome and can't wait for the next one! It's always a great time with you and Meg! Love the skirt and plaid shirt!!

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  30. I can see why it's your new favorite!! What I'm really drooling over though is that amazing skirt! So gorg :)

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  31. casual chic and stylish! I love it!
    http://sepatuholig.blogspot.com/

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  32. i think i might own too many plaid tops now haha!!

    xo,
    Sandy
    Sandy a la Mode

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  33. I love plaid blouses! Also, this necklace layering is genius.

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  34. The plaid shirt is really nice, lovely relaxed fit :)

    Sounds like you've had a busy but fun weekend! :)


    Away From The Blue

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  35. i love this look...i think plaid and leather is a fabulous pairing!

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  36. Very chic outfit! Love it!
    http://www.fabuloustorture.blogspot.com

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  37. Oooh la la, what pretty colors in your outfit! I really adore all of your fun accessories here--especially your sheer tights and rad purse!

    And vintage hexagon earrings sound magical. :)

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  38. What a gorgeous combination! Love how the plaid looks against the feminine necklaces.

    Have a great Thanksgiving!

    -Jenny
    http://www.babblingsofamommy.com/2013/11/winter-fashion-tips-from-olivia-palermo.html

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  39. I’ve chosen this to be one of my “What I Love” looks for this week. I hope you'll keep an eye out on my blog this Friday.

    Terry
    http://terrystwocents.tumblr.com

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  40. Ahhh! This is my favorite shirt as well! :) Hehe.

    <3

    Kelly
    kellyinthecity.com

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  41. Ohhhhh love that shirt! What a great plaid!

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