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Monday, January 13, 2014

Stealing from the boys

I have not owned a baseball cap since I was a little kid. The lover of hats that I am, I never paid them mind; being focused on fedoras, floppy hats, and other headwear I deemed to be far more chic than the pedestrian ball cap.

However I was out shopping with a friend who told me of their desire to own a wool baseball cap, and then I tried one on in J.Crew. As you can imagine, I became smitten, years of baseball cap snubbing diminished, and I had to have one.

Rather than spending $40 on the J.Crew cap, I found this equally cute one from the San Diego Hat Co. at Zappos for $20 (including free overnight shipping). Buying the less expensive cap also meant I had $20 to spend on another J.Crew lookalike, this pave link bracelet from Target.

The bracelet looks gorgeous, and I really hope it holds up. My only complaint was the toggle clasp, which I immediately removed and replaced with a lobster clasp I picked up at Hobby Lobby for less than a dollar.


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The Rundown
Jeweled Sweater Kohl's
Chambray Shirt Tommy Hilfiger via TJMaxx similar
Jeans "Lola" Lucky Brand
Sequin Chucks Converse for Target similar
Mint Leather Tote Bag Gap
Wool Baseball Cap San Diego Hat Co. via Zappos
Pave Stone Link Bracelet Target
Thin Gold Ring Etsy via Sweet Olive Jewelry
Sunglasses Ray-Ban Meteor c/o TJMaxx
Nail Color OPI Havent the Foggiest


49 comments:

  1. You look so cute! The baseball cap suits you well! Funnily enough a baseball cap is the only type of head wear that I think suits me, ha ha. I don't have any fashion-y ones though
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  2. Once again I am in awe of your hat wearing abilities - I could so never pull that off. And love the bracelet as well, I hope your clasp wizardry holds.

    Courtney ~ Sartorial Sidelines

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  3. it looks cute on you though. i do not own a baseball cap too. bennies i have. Might try this accessory too. :)

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  4. Such a fun and cool look! I have been wanting a J. Crew style cap for a while but didn't want to pay the price. Thanks so much for finding a cheaper yet still chic looking alternative!

    I have been eyeing that bracelet in Target for a while, it's very beautiful I am just not sure I'd really wear it enough to get my monies worth.

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  5. Gorgeous sweater!
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  6. Wow, this outfit is perfect! you have that sweater from Kohls that i like and the baseball cap is wonderful because there is no engraving on it! Ha, maybe you can "embellish" the cap with a pin for another look.

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  7. You look great. I love your top. I haven't owned a baseball cap since I was a kid either but it looks like I need to rethink that. I have also been keeping my eye out for a pave bracelet so glad to know I can find one at Target.

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  8. The baseball cap looks really cute on you! And that bracelet is a perfect dupe for the JCrew one!

    -Sharon
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  9. That hat looks so cute on you! I love it with the pretty sweatshirt! I have always loved hats and I am so glad all of these new versions of caps are out now!

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  10. Like you, I haven't owned a baseball cap since I was a kid - probably since the end of my t-ball career at age five, come to think of it. So far they really haven't been on my radar but you have me thinking twice about that... it's just a shame Zappos doesn't ship to Canada anymore! I have to admit, though, the part of this look that really caught my eye was your sequinned Chucks! Another brilliant Target collaboration, and you're lucky to have found a pair in your size!
    xox,
    Cee

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  11. I love this whole outfit! It's fun to see you in such a casual, but glam look

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  12. I love this whole outfit! It's fun to see you in such a casual, but glam look

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  13. I LOVE CAPS!
    Your is absolutely darling! I personally have my eye on a black leather, or even cognac leather one! Looking fabulous as always!

    xoxo, KP
    Eleventh & Sixteenth

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  14. You are rocking that hat, and it looks amazing with the sweater. I love all the glittery details, it completes the look.

    -Vogue&Heels
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  15. You are rocking that hat, and it looks amazing with the sweater. I love all the glittery details, it completes the look.

    -Vogue&Heels
    www.vogueandheels.com

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  16. I have been loving the baseball cap look! I've been really into all hats in general lately. That cap looks adorable on you. Also, love those glittery shoes!

    Nikki
    thefashionablewife.com

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  17. Oh em gee! YES! I used to hate this trend. Really, I hated it until last month when I tried on a wool cap (like yours) and just realized how ridiculously cute it is! I love the look!

    And thank you SO much for the gift! It means so much!

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  18. This outfit is soooo cute and perfect for the weekend.

    xo
    ​PinkSole​

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  19. This look is so, so good! You're seriously the best at finding lookalike pieces and I love that you paired them all together in such a sort of glam-tomboy way!

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  20. You look super cute in that baseball cap! I do not think I would look nearly that cute in a baseball cap!

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  21. Love this look, from the baseball hat to the embellished sweatshirt! You look adorable! :)

    <3

    Kelly
    kellyinthecity.com

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  22. love this!
    baseball cap and a panama hat are on my must haves!

    xo, Nina
    afterthe40barfinish

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  23. you wear a baseball cap really well Lydia. looks great on you. love your embellished sweater and sparkling sneakers. very cute look.
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  24. That's such a cute cap Lyddie! I have not had one in ages either, but I'm pretty sure that if I looked half as good as you do, I'd own one, but that's not the case, you make them so cute and chic!

    Cee. ♥
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  25. SO cute! I love how you wore the cap and the sneakers. Chic and causal at it's best!

    ~Whitney
    www.whitneynicjames.com

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  26. Those shoes caught me by surprise, I thought you were going to wear it with booties or something like other bloggers, I love that you wore it with the sneakers instead, it makes it more casual and fun. Great look for the weekend. :)

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  27. this look is the epitome of preppy chic!! i'm loving baseball caps on you and I thought the beaded sweater was J. Crew! great find, Lyddie!

    cute & little

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  28. This is such a cute take on tomboy style! Love that sweater, it's such a steal.

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  29. This is such an adorable look
    Love everything about it
    Brett

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  30. Hey hun!!! Lovin' that jeweled sweater and sequin Chucks! The more bling, the better!! Hope you're doing great.

    xx Love & Aloha
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  31. Gorgeous outfit, you look gorgeous in this casual outfit!!!


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  32. I love your sweater!!

    great!!

    xx
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  33. I saw that sweater at the store and fell in love with it. Looks great on you!

    Have a great week!

    -Jenny
    http://www.babblingsofamommy.com/2014/01/2014-golden-globes-best-and-worst-picks.html

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  34. Love the hat and the sequinned tennis shoes!

    Xo,
    Rachel Ashley
    http://fashionablyliving.com

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  35. Yay! I love the baseball cap ;-) I'd never really thought about baseball caps until I saw the J.Crew ones. But yeah, I wouldn't have paid $40 for it either! (luckily I got mine on clearance) The one you found looks just as good! And I love the jeweled sweater!
    ~Jessica
    Jeans and a Teacup

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