Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Loving Neon

Dress: Marshalls $7
Purse: gifted from mr. shopfreak
Necklace: Torrid, free with bday coupon
Shoes: Madden girls $24 via Marshalls

I'm so loving this purse :)
 I'm not usually a neon type of girl, but you can't beat how unique and BRIGHT it is.
 I bought it for myself as a bday present from mr. shopfreak. It's wasn't too expensive
so I'll be on the lookout for more to add to my present. He still owes me a Christmas present and Valentine's day is around the corner so I'm excited for all the splurging to come!

The challenge today was to "brights" for
Freckles in April's Winter Challenge. How much brighter can I get?

Freckles in April

Monday, January 30, 2012

Going Southwest

Dress: Forever 21 $
Scarf: Rue 21
Belt: Old Navy
Bracelets: Target and Claires
Boots: Mervyns

The challenge today was to dress from a region for
Freckles in April's Winter Challenge. My first thought was to do a Cali girl, but since 
it's too cold to do summerwear, I went with this.  The scarf and belt have a southwest vibe and 
I like how my neutral dress plays up those elements. 

Freckles in April

Friday, January 27, 2012

Pattern Play

Shirt: Target $3?
Scarf: Target $3
Cardigan: Ross, old school
Skirt: Forever 21 $6
Bracelet: Target $1

Yay! Day 4 of Freckles in April's Winter Challenge. It's fun to plan out my outfits 
and the weather has been cooperating so more posts on my blog!

Today's challenge: mixing patterns was new to me before
 I started blogging, but now it's one of my favorites!
Done right, it's interesting and fun.

Do you have a favorite pic to share of pattern mixing?

Freckles in April

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Channeling Minnie

Blazer: Ross $0.50
Dress: Target $5
Belt: Forever 21 $6
Necklace: Handstamped
Bracelet: gifted


The challenge today was to "channel somebody" for
Freckles in April's Winter Challenge.

Freckles in April

Why not channel Minnie Mouse? I love polka dots!

Do you wear polka dots?

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Happy Stripes

Cardigan: Kohls $3.60
Shirt: Target: free with coupon
Skirt: Old Navy: old school
Belt: free with different dress
Boots: Kohls: old

Love the happy colors of this cardigan and 
I love the pop of pink that pulls the outfit together. 

My neon-ish belt is also my attempt at "Embracing a trend" for 
Freckles in April's Winter Challenge. Go check it out! 

Freckles in April

I'm also featured for wear it wednesday: Cardigans

Are you embracing any trends right now?

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Obsessed with Python

Sweater dress: Ross $8
Earrings: Old Navy <$3
Python Cuff:  c/o ShopLately 

I am obsessed with animal print, most especially python this season. Even though you can't find green python in nature, you can find it in my closet.. I also have a yellow python purse AND sandals. I'm equal opportunity here :)

I love how bold this cuff is, I built my whole outfit around it. I like to keep the outfit simple and feature one item at a time. I used a plain black purse as well so that all you really notice is:

Are you an animal print wearer?

Since my outfit was all black, I'm  using this as my monochrome outfit for 
Freckles in April's Winter Challenge. 

Freckles in April

This post contains links to my referral site.
 ShopLately provided the cuff to me, but did not force feed the enthusiasm.

Monday, January 23, 2012

Layer upon Layer

Striped shirt: Ralph Lauren circa 1988
Blue shirt: Target, free with coupons
Vest: JC Penney
Jeans: Forever 21 $15
 Boots: Target $6

This is my "layered" outfit for the first day of
Freckles in April's Winter Challenge. I first started blogging with Kayla's first challenge
in August so it's fun to participate with my winter wear. Hopefully it will help me find more outfits in my closet, just like last time. 

Freckles in April

Here is my new shorter 'do. I like my longer hair better, but oh well, it will grow. Since I was running out of outfits to post, there are going to be some pics pre-haircut. 

Do you do fashion challenges?

Friday, January 20, 2012

Rockin Out

Dress: Kohls $9
 Jacket: Express $25 2010?
Shoes: Madden Girl via Marshalls
 Purse: Ecko
Love this moto jacket because it's a soft, real-looking faux leather.
It's probably one of my favorite deals ever.
Do you do faux anything?

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Girls Day Out

Vest: JCPenney
Scarf: Ross $8
Shirt: Target
Leggings: Forever 21 $4.50
Boots: Mervyn's, so old
Purse: Walmart, old too
Bracelet: Target & Claires, old again

A pic from my girl's day out with my BFF in SF.  Shopping, eating out and checking out the Ferry Building. Took the day off from work, a vacation day, well spent.

When was the last time you had a girls day/night out?

pleated poppy

Monday, January 16, 2012


Photo Credit

I've seen so many cute outfits and accessories on blogs from thrifting.
I have bought a couple of purses and I keep looking for belts, but Goodwill is selling them for $5! I can find new ones for cheaper than that.

I don't know if I'll ever venture into buying clothing from thrift stores. Mostly because I'd be worried about that musty smell that I always associate with thrift stores.
This might just change my mind though, it's so pretty!

Are you a thrifter?

Sunday, January 15, 2012

A tribal kinda girl

I just love anything that has that indigenous feel to it..

anything tribal, cultural, organic... here's some of my faves right now...

Stella & Dot Pegasus $198, sooo pretty though!

P.S. This post does have affiliate links..

Thursday, January 12, 2012

wear It wednesday: sparkle

I'm hosting the wear it wednesday feature for for the birds , but since I was sick yesterday, it's a day late. Check out Rachel's cute outfit: 

Vest: Lauren Conrad, Kohls

Here's Rebekah's take: 

Love both of their layering :)

I wore my sparkly outfit for our holiday lunch at work, but I didn't get a picture of it. My Christmas outfit could have worked for sparkly, but again...no pic. It's so much harder for me to take pics in the winter....  :(

Here's one from Halloween tho...
the black and white pic back then didn't show the full effect of the sparkle

Do you do sparkly?

Monday, January 9, 2012


Jacket: Old Navy
 Shirt: H&M $3
 Skirt: American Apparel
Necklace: Forever 21

A little addicted to stripes and the nautical look right now. I've always liked the look so I have a little too much of it  in my closet, but at least its a classic look!

Friday, January 6, 2012

Bows, bows, bows!

Dress: Ross
Cardigan, Wet Seal $5
Belt: Forever 21 $4

I love the full skirt of this dress even though my godfather insisted I was pregnant when I wore this dress! I love how girly this outfit, especially with the bow belt.  I <3 bows!


Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Forecast: Showers

Hat: Old Navy
Jacket: Old Navy $10 one or two years old
Shirt: Ralph Lauren, gifted circa 1988!
Jeans: Target, free with clearance coupon
Rainboots: Target $6

Couldn't pass up striped rainboots, especially at this price! 

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Wish List

Why not do some online window shopping...

Navajo Necklace, ShopLately $8.50

Kate Spade: missed another purse due to indecisiveness 

Modcloth $225..it is a wishlist :)

Monday, January 2, 2012


Cardigan $2 & Purse: Mervyns!
Tank & Belt: Forever 21 $2.50 each
Skirt: New York & Company

I still have clothes from Mervyns, that's how long I hold on to things. I also tend to buy in bulk especially when it's a good deal. I also have the cardi in a blue and maroon because they were only $2, can't beat that for clothes that won't go out of style! 

Do you ever buy multiples?

(I was pinned!)