Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Recent Purchases


Although I didn't intentionally set out to buy items in the same color family, when I took a look at my February purchases, it was apparent that my subconscious was having a momentary obsession with these oceanic shades.  And, I must admit, blues & greens are always among my favorites for spring/summer - because they feel so fresh & look good on virtually every skin-tone. 

I'm seriously stalking this mint sequin skirt & just waiting for a good sale to snatch it up.  In addition to these items below, I also bought the coral satchel & wool coat from this outfit, the jacket & clutch seen here + this messenger bag & lilac blazer (note: almost all of these pieces were purchased using the $500 gift card I won from RetailMeNot).

 
1) J. Crew Necklace - $71.99  (bought during 40% off sale)// 2) Forever 21 Pumps - $29.80 
3) Forever 21 Blouse - $19.80 // 4) Target Earrings - $12.99 

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Shira said...

omggggg I am sooo mad at you for showing that link to that amazing mint Calvin Klein skirt!!!!!!! I have it in black but that mint...omg....
sequinsandpolkadots.blogspot.com

jenn~the stylish housewife said...

oooooo...love that lucite cuff!!! i can't stop buying bright colored flats/heels either!


xoxo, jenn
the stylish housewife

Shira said...

oh dear and now I found a new obsession:
http://www.dillards.com/product/Dolce-Vita-Aceline-Dress_301_-1_301_503680594?rr=true

like seriously, I am in love with this dress! The thing is I don't do sleeveless and I feel like something underneath would ruin this gorgeous look....Although if I do a silky nude tee it shouldn't look too bad, right? NO I CANNOT BUY ANYTHING DONT LET MEEE! :)

Alissa said...

Oh now that I see that wonderful sequin skirt I am definitely putting that onto my wish list!

Natali said...

4 and 5 are gorgeous!

https://lartoffashion.blogspot.com

Adiel Cloud said...

Beautiful color palette! Love the cuff!

xo.Adiel
IBITTM

Styleclouds said...

I am loving the blouse, the print is beautiful!! xo, Christina

Styleclouds

Debora ETS said...

Love seeing your shopping purchases! Even more when you get to wear them!

www.expressionthrustyle.com

Kellyann Rohr said...

I can't wait to see you in all of these items. You make the best choices!

Ashleigh said...

OH! I love the top. So pretty. You have a black belt in shopping lady!
-Ash
www.thestylizedwannabe.com

Ashley said...

Love the earrings and the necklace! The print on that shirt is really nice too..
Xo
http://sincerelymissashley.blogspot.ca/

BonBon Rose Girls Kristin said...

Gorgeous choices! NEED that lucite cuff!

Alyssa Gapske said...

Those pumps are gorgeous! They'd be perfect paired with an all white outfit!

glitterandgapske.blogspot.com

Cathy, your Poor Little It Girl said...

That necklace is to die for...and those heels are swoon-worthy!!

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

Natalie said...

I love all of your purchases! I think I should be picking up a few more oceanic hues... It's perfect for summer!

Amy said...

Everytime I end up looking at your deal posts, I end up shopping! Bah!
I need more self control!

Coffee Beans and Bobby Pins

Christina Heflin said...

Your blog is one of my favorites to read! All of your outfits look so chic and expensive but you find everything at the same affordable stores I shop at. I love the top from F21... I also think I may need to stop into Target for some accessories in the near future. Thanks for suck great posts!

http://simpleeasystyle.blogspot.com/

Amy Shaughnessy said...

That sequin skirt is GORG!! You have to get it.

Amy

Fashion and Beauty Finds

Emma Finlayson said...

I love every single one of those pieces! Nice haul!

Alyson said...

Love these finds; that blouse is gorgeous and of course I can't get enough of that necklace.

Kayla Gilbert said...

Love every single piece as usual! Especially those pumps! : )

Kayla
www.lovelucygirl.com

In the Blue said...

Great picks, I really like the blouse! Haven't been into Forever 21 in a while now, but I will check this one out! Thanks :)

Sofia Donatelli said...

Wow Kimberly,

What great deals you got. Thanks for sharing. Can't wait to see you post these outfits.

If you get a sec, check out my latest post 'Black and White Combo'.

Sofia

stylishlyinlove.blogspot.com

Sofia Donatelli said...

Wow Kimberly,

What great deals you got. Thanks for sharing. Can't wait to see you post these outfits.

If you get a sec, check out my latest post 'Black and White Combo'.

Sofia

stylishlyinlove.blogspot.com

Grace - Stripes and Sequins said...

that cuff has been at the top of my wish list for quite some time!!

Chelsie Moss said...

great buys! those f21 heels are pretty amazing :)

x chelsie // mossypants.com

Meaghan said...

Those jewels are all so lovely! Wish we lived close enough to share closets :)

xo Meaghan
districtsparkle.com

Shannon Willardson said...

Those blue heels are awesome!

Shannon
http://GBOfashion.com

andrea said...

My favorite color combination! Love 1, 2, and 4!!!

xoxo,
Andrea

www.andreaeveryday.com

FabEllis | Beauty, Fashion + Natural Hair said...

Great buys! I love the earrings and pumps. I wish someone would put a bug into Forever 21's ear to sell Size 11 shoes.

Jane said...

Yeah Target!! Those earrings are a great pair. I'm digging your oceanic streak.

Best,
Jane

TaraMixandMatch said...

Obsessed with the print of that F21 top...and the J Crew necklace!

Kacrates said...

yummy lucite iS ALWAYS good. And oh gods that print on the forever 21 blouse!

....... said...

wow love these blue and green shades too! gorgeous finds. my faves are the scarfs and the shoes! xx. gigi. food and beauty blogger @ www.gigikkitchen.blogspot.com

Chelsea said...

I'm so in love with all of these tranquil blues! The necklace is stunning and I love those affordable pumps.

xoxo,
Chelsea & The City

Dee said...

Love your picks! Beautiful blues.

www.delolovesdesign.com

Kate said...

I love the F21 blouse! The print is so pretty! What a great find!

chic Saturday by Kelly said...

Such great picks! Love Forever 21...they have such affordable versions of everyone else's overpriced blouses. Thanks Kimberly!!

XO,
Kelly from chic Saturday

Christine Chambers said...

Love the shade of blue of those Forever 21 pumps!

Christine In Color

Kim said...

I love the F21 top and am thinking about ordering it BUT...is it blue like the suede shoes? I'm thinking it would look great with the festival blue color from JCrew but don't want to deal with the non-return nonsense from F21. Help!!

Kimberly said...

Hi Kim,

Not it's not as bright of a blue as the suede shoes. There is navy and a lighter blue + mint mixed in, so I think it would work! :)

xo,
Kimberly

Rhea said...

Great picks! Love your shirt and cuff. :)
Xx
Rhea
http://fuss.co.in

l.c.s. said...

i always gravitate to the greens and blues (especially turquoise), so i definitely understand this post :)


xo
lauren
www.annacroswell.com

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