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Monthly Archives: August 2013
Some of my picks from the Labor Day sales…
DVF dress | Tory Burch bag | C. Wonder pumps | BaubleBar necklace | Urban Outfitters dress (on sale for $9.99!) | BaubleBar earrings | Kate Spade sandals | C. Wonder clutch
Sad confession time: I didn’t realize until WEDNESDAY afternoon that this weekend was Labor Day weekend and I had Monday off from work. I think I’ve just been so caught up in the moment lately, living life day by day, that I haven’t really been able to focus on anything long term – I even forgot that fashion week starts next week. Haha maybe this a sign that I need to slow down and just relax. There just aren’t enough hours in a day and I feel like I can’t ever finish everything on my to-do list. So since I do have a 3 and a 1/2 day weekend (half day today – YES!) I’m going to try and actually enjoy myself. Nick and I don’t have any plans so I think we’re going to venture out to Coney Island one day or maybe even the Museum of Modern Art. Have any of you ever been? Have a great Labor Day weekend everyone! xo
They are a few great Labor Day sales going on so if you are looking to shop, now’s a good time! I’ve listed below a few of my favorites!
Alex and Ani– Enjoy free shipping on all orders. Ends: 9/2. Code: TREAT
BaubleBar – Buy 2 sale items, get 25% off. Ends: 9/2. Code: SUMMER25; Buy 3 sale items, get 30% off. Ends: 9/2. Code: SUMMER30; Buy 4+ sale items, get 35% off. Ends 9/2. Code: SUMMER35
C. Wonder– Save 25% on full-price items. Ends: 9/2. Code: LABORDAY
DVF– Save 30% off select wear-now styles from the Pre-Fall 2013 Collection. No code needed.
Gorjana & Griffin– Save 30% off curated summer styles. Code: SUMMERNIGHTS
Joie– An additional 20% off sale merchandise. Ends: 9/2. Code: LABORDAY13
I was wearing…
H&M top | Topshop skirt (last worn here) | Cole Haan heels (old, but I love this style) | Nordstrom sunglasses | Forever21 & David Yurman bracelets
Since posting this outfit last week, I’ve been getting requests to post more night out looks. My college friends were in town over the weekend and I wore this Saturday night for dinner at BB Bar in Nolita and then a little bar hopping on Lower East Side. I’m not a fan of tight, bandage style skirts, so I always go for ones with a little flair like this one from Topshop. Since my skirt is shorter side I made to cover up top with this neck-high sleeveless top from H&M.
I think when it comes to putting together a night look there’s a fine line between outfits that are sexy and fun and outfits that are just slutty and obvious you’re trying too hard. In college (I’m definitely guilty of it) and here in the city I see so many girls wearing way too short skirts paired with the most revealing of tops. When it comes to night looks I think you got to pick one or the other (boobs or legs -haha!) and also play up your strengths! If you’re thin – wear a skirt that cinches at the waist. If you’ve got curves – wear items that show them off. 🙂
What’s your philosophy when it comes to night looks? I want to hear your thoughts!