Tuesday, September 18, 2012

NYC Shopping Diary

Months prior to my NYC trip, I began saving my money - I knew there would be plenty of opportunities for shopping and I wanted to be able to take full advantage, without putting purchases on my credit card or feeling guilty.  The wonderful surprise was that for our experience day with Lucky, they graciously gave us $100 gift cards to spend at both Piperlime Aritzia.  I normally never pay full price for something (unless it's from Forever 21, Target or H&M), but since I had saved my dollars specifically for this trip...I made an exception.  

Here are the items I purchased using the money they gave us + a little bit of my own {also bought, but not seen below: T.Babaton black cashmere sweater (purchased using $100 gift card at Aritzia) and an H&M navy embellished cuff sweater (purchased for $59.95), both of which I couldn't find pictures or links to online}:



 
Hive & Honey Vintage Button Cardigan (also in mustard & charcoal) - $64.00
Pim + Larkin The Brigid Dress (also in teal, rust & black) - $79.00
Tinley Road Silk Sophia Blouse (also in white, mint, cobalt, rust & teal) - $79.00
Zara Necklace - $29.90


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28 comments :

Courtney said...

I love the dress!! I like the color. Excited to hear how you would style it!

glitzyblues.com said...

Absolutely loving that bag!! And all the other pieces of course!

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Philothea said...

I love that dress! What a statement.

jenn~the stylish housewife said...

great staple pieces! i LOVE that green necklace. i've got my eye on one at bauble bar! =)

xoxo, jenn
the stylish housewife

Natali said...

Bag and necklace are gorgeous!

https://lartoffashion.blogspot.com

Kendrra Thoms said...

Awesome, I like all the black and that beautiful necklace. Sweet!
kendrrat
kendrrat.blogspot.com

Styleclouds said...

Beautiful things you got! I love the yellow dress and the Zara bag! Looking forward to seeing these styled! xo, Christina

www.styleclouds.de

Neris / Fashion Fractions said...

love your purchases! can't wait to see how you styled your dress!

xoxo,

Fashion Fractions

For All Things Lovely said...

Great picks! xx.
Megan

www.forallthingslovelymr.blogspot.com

Alyson said...

Kind of wishing I got the necklace; so pretty! And, you know that bag is an amazing buy. ENjoy your purchases; so glad I could be there for the fun.

sarahsreallife said...

These all look like you! Although you'll look better in them than these models, of course. Can't wait to see everything in action.

Sarah's Real Life

Cathy, your Poor Little It Girl said...

That necklace is to die for!

xoxo
Cathy, your Poor Little It Girl
http://poorlittleitgirl.com

RoselyC said...

The dress is lovely. You made some good purchases.

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kimberlykotsiras said...

This is why I love your blog. The fact that you talk about saving up for a shopping trip and buying things on sale whenever you can is inspiring to the rest of us. There are so many blogs out there that are great to look at, but between the $600 shoes and $1000 handbags, I lose interest because I feel like they are just not realistic for those of us with families on a budget that still want to go shopping and look great. Thanks!

Citrus - Refreshing Fashion said...

great buys! especially love the zara tote!

XO Meghan
citrusrefreshingfashion.blogspot.com

Gina said...

Fantastic picks! I especially love this dress. I may need to get it in black:-) Thanks for sharing.

XO, Gina
http://classyeverafter.blogspot.com

le style child said...

that bag is KILLER. xx

le style child said...

that bag is KILLER. xx

3d7ec592-fb7b-11e1-b9b5-000f20980440 said...

Ooooo that bag is stunning! Now I need another Zara bag, hehe! xo
Best, M.
http://fadedmstyle.com

TaraMixandMatch said...

Totally love the color of that dress!

Miss Leigh said...

I love that dress and I'm waiting restlessly to see how you style it.

Clara Turbay said...

love it! smart and simple.

Amy said...

love the necklace!

amy
Leopard and Lillies

Chelsea Sallee said...

Beautiful and sophisticated look. I really love that clutch:)
xo,
www.abitofsass.blogspot.com

Lily Marek said...

So nice of Lucky! How fun! I love your picks, especially the Zara shopper.

Courtney Starr said...

You look beautiful, Kimberly! It was lovely meeting you at the pre-FABB soiree. Wish we could have chatted longer before your double booking ;)

xo,
Courtney
girlavantgarde.com

LyddieGal said...

I got the yellow dress too! It was so fun checking out the Piperlime store!
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