Monday, May 6, 2013

Orange Crush



When I was a little girl, online shopping didn't even exist yet...but I remember looking through my mom's catalogs that arrived in the mail each month.  I would flip through the pages and mark the ones that I liked best (even though they were women's sizes and I was only 7 or 8 at the time).  I just loved imagining what it would be like to dress up in all those fabulous things.  Spiegel was one of the few catalogs that I actually remember my mom ordering clothes from, so I'm a little sentimental about the brand - which is why I was thrilled when they asked me to style something from their spring line!

It was really hard to choose because there are so many great pieces for the season...most of which are on sale right now!  But, this dress immediately caught my eye thanks to the fun color + slightly mod shape.  And when I put it on, I was amazed by the couture quality for such a great price.  I'm also seriously obsessed with these perforated pumps & this amazing leather jacket they sent me...I almost wish it was cold again so I could wear it!

Since my blogging bff and I chose the same dress (without knowing it), we decided to link up and show "west coast vs. east coast" style!  You can see how Jenn wore hers here.  And the best news of all is that Spiegel is offering an exclusive discount code for PPF readers!  Just enter "Spiegel2013" at checkout to receive 20% off your purchase.






What I'm wearing:
c/o Spiegel dress (here), J. Crew necklace (similar herehere or here), c/o DMSX pumps (similar here or here), c/o JustFab clutch (here), Bracelets: Vintage & c/o Christina M. Boutique (here), LC Lauren Conrad sunnies (on sale here), Nails: Essie ClamBake

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Audrey said...

love the classic look, Kim! I don't think there is a color you can't wear :)

FootprintsIntheCity Inna said...

Love all the orange details! My fave is the bag and shoes! So pretty and colorful :)
xx
Inna
Footprints in the City

Natali said...

You always look so pretty and stylish!!

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Kate C. said...

I love that necklace! I've been looking around for something similar that adds a pop of colour to an outfit - great pick!

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xo

Jessica Viray said...

You look stunning on that dress! It perfectly matches your skin tone too.

It's my first time to read your blog and I'm instantly hooked!

Jess
Armed With Style

Alice Warren said...

I love the vintage vibe of this dress. The clutch & necklaces are the perfect touch!

Alice
www.happinessatmidlife.com

Styleclouds said...

The dress is beautiful and you look amazing in it! Happy Monday! xo, Christina

Styleclouds

Patricia loves fashion said...

Orange is beautiful color, and it really suits you ;)))

Victoria Michael said...

Wow, she looks stunning...gorgeous outfit!Women Escorts

Melissa Myers said...

Lovely outfit! And that necklace...beautiful!

Ashleigh said...

I love this dress! The colors are so pretty and it does look quite mod!
-ash
www.thestylizedwannabe.com

Cathy, your Poor Little It Girl said...

I would love to spend a day in your closet...you always have the best dresses!! You look fantastic as always :o)

xoxo
Cathy, your Poor Little It Girl
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Amberly said...

I remember reading my mom's Speigel too!! Haha! This is a great dress you picked, I LOVE the color!

Amberly
www.asliceofglam.com

Sofia Donatelli said...

What a beautiful dress on you... the color and the style. I hope you wear it for Mother's Day. I think it will be perfect.

If you get a sec, check out my latest post 'Monochromatic + Peplum'..

Have a wonderful Monday.
Sofia

stylishlyinlove.blogspot.com

Amy Shaughnessy said...

Such a pretty dress! That is so funny that you guys picked the same dress. I love the accessories that you picked to go with it. I'll be sure to check out her blog too.

Amy

Fashion and Beauty Finds

Alyson said...

this dress is SO amazing on you! Love the slight striped detailing throughout and the luxe-looking fabric. That necklace is an amazing complement.

alyson
www.theaveragegirlsguide.com

Ashley said...

I really love this dress and your necklace!! So pretty!

Xo,
Sincerely Miss Ash

Chelsea Islin said...

The shape of that dress is perfect & I love the contrast of textures!

-Classy Chic & Chardonnay
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Margo said...

Such a great mod look. Love the color and the necklace is the perfect accessory!

Jackie l Food.Wine.Fashion said...

Too funny! I remember Spiegel too and to be honest with you I didn't even realize they were around anymore.

xo Jackie

Shira said...

This look is absolutely perfect. That dress is gorgeous and all the accessories are amazing!

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sarahsreallife said...

I can see why you and Jenn both picked this dress - I totally would have too! You make it look a lot better than it does on the model on the website...just sayin'. Maybe Spiegel should hire you :)

~Sarah of Sarah's Real Life

Kristina said...

I always loved flipping through catalogs when I was little too! Great dress, I love the necklace you paired it with.

Kristina does the Internets

Ladies in Navy said...

this is absolutely gorgeous! great pick!
kelsey, Ladies in Navy

Kayla Gilbert said...

I loveee this dress and that necklace is SO gorgeous! : )

Kayla
www.lovelucygirl.com

jenn~the stylish housewife said...

Awwww....you look GORGEOUS!!!! I LOVE LOVE LOVE the new shorter do on you. And of course you rocked this dress....I knew you would! BTW, how did I miss that Justfab clutch? It is adorable.

XOXO, Jenn
The Stylish Housewife

Rachel said...

Love the colors of this dress! The matching necklace is great, too!

Christina Heflin said...

I used to do the same thing with my mother's catalogs! I'm really loving that dress it looks amazing and perfect with the necklace.

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Lindsey A. Turner said...

I LOVE this dress! It looks so amazing on you and the necklace choice was perfect!

Lindsey
Thrift and Shout

Lauren said...

I'm not sure whose look I like more! Adorable! And I want that clutch! Fun post!!!

Megan, TfDiaries.com said...

Love it! i got the leather jacket too and the draped moto jacket and shift.

Xo Megan, www.TfDiaries.com

Alison said...

I always loved flipping through my mom's catalogs, too! I still look forward to getting them in the mail...even today (though now it's J.Crew, Bloomingdale's, etc.)!

Love this color/dress on you :) It goes perfect with your skin tone!

XO, Alison
www.ChainStrapPurse.com

Lu Ross said...

WOW! You look stunning! Love this entire outfit and the dress is really gorgeous! Awesome pictures!

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Alexandra GS said...

Stunning dress! So funny that you and Jenn chose the same exact one!
-Alexandra
www.rhymeswithfashion.com

Chelsea Davis said...

I love this dress on you and Jenn! Both different ways to style it but you look amazing! Loving orange this spring. Your clutch is too cute too.

XO Chelsea http://shesaidhesaid-fashion.blogspot.com/

lesliescloset.ca said...

I love this look. The colour and detailing on the dress are adorable! I really like the shoe and necklace too. Super cute.

Chelsea said...

This dress looks great on you! I love the mixture of bright orange and tweed-like material.

xoxo,
Chelsea & The City

Alice Sibley said...

Love that dress and color! I have been pleasantly surprised by Spiegel and even got my bridesmaid dresses from them.

andrea said...

Love this dress, the cut and the color are so flattering!

xoxo,
Andrea

www.andreaeveryday.com

Kellyinthecity said...

You look beautiful! I totally remember doing that as a little girl too, hehe :)

xoxo

Kelly
www.kellyinthecity.com

Shannon Willardson said...

Loving this color scheme!
Shannon
http://GBOfashion.com

LyddieGal said...

I love the color blocking and the matching necklace is perfect.
Chic on the Cheap

Anna D Kart said...

LOVE the look! You look impeccable and gorgeous

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Dina Karivalis said...

Oh so pretty! I love that necklace.
xo Dina
Sweetest Somethings

Lady of Style said...

Perfect dress and styling.
Your necklace is awesome.

Annette
Lady of Style
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silvergirl said...

I always remember Spiegel from watching game shows as a kid LOL
Brett

Jalpa said...

Beautiful dress! I love your blog. You have great style. I am a new style blogger. Please share some tips on how do you get big brand names to approach you to showcase their items.

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Catherine said...

That necklace is to die for!

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Sandy a la Mode said...

totally in love w/ that necklace!!

xo,
Sandy
Sandy a la Mode

Sophia Angel said...

classic look. love the orange shades. love to buy designer clothes

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