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Monday, September 30, 2013

RetailMeNot Fall Fashion Challenge



Today I'm excited to be participating in the RetailMeNot Fall Fashion Challenge, along with some other fabulous bloggers!  We were each gifted $150 to spend and were asked to purchase pieces (based on the fall trend assigned to us) & mix them with items we already owned to create 3 looks for work, weekend & evening.  I couldn't have been more excited that my trend was leather and I headed straight to RetailMeNot to see what deals I could score using coupon codes from their site.  

For the work look, I chose a classic black blazer with just a hint of leather - unless you work in a very creative office environment, it can be hard to pull off leather in the workplace.  This blazer is tailored but with just enough interest (love the cobalt pop under the collar!) to feel modern & slightly edgy.  For weekend, I went with easy casual pieces - a moto jacket is a must have piece for the season and this one actually feels like buttery soft real leather, but cost so much less!  For evening, I went with sophisticated pieces & dressed up this sleek pencil skirt with a textured top & sequin jacket.  


What I'm wearing:
Worthington Faux Leather BlazerOld Navy Shirt,  Cynthia Rowley pants (similar), Chinese Laundry Danger Zone Pumps (now under $40!), Michael Kors bag c/o TJ Maxx, c/o Jeweliq Onyx Spiky Studs


What I'm wearing:
Candie's Moto Jacket (similar herehere or here), J. Crew blouse (similar), Levi's JeansNine West Panto Loafers, Zara bag (similar), Forever 21 NecklaceBracelets: Vintage & Forever 21Etsy Ring


What I'm wearing:
Joe Fresh Peplum Top (on sale!)Gestuz Sequin Blazer (on sale!), Calvin Klein Pencil Skirt,  eBay belt (similar)c/o JustFab Severine Heels, Forever 21 clutch (similar), Ann Taylor ring (similar), J. Crew iPhone Case

Take a look at the breakdown of what I purchased & see how much I saved using RetailMeNot coupons.  And check out the looks other bloggers put together over at The Real Deal by RetailMeNot. Be sure to let me know in the comments below which outfit is your favorite!

Work look: Worthington blazer (from JCPenney) - on sale for $31.99 + 20% off using code 30BUY = $25.59
Weekend look: Candies moto jacket (from Kohl's) - on sale for $39.99 + 20% off using code TOUCHDOWN = $31.99
Evening look: Calvin Klein skirt (from Macy's) - on sale for $89.99 + 20% off using code VIP = $71.99
Joe Fresh peplum top (from JCPenney) - on sale for $20.99 + 20% off using code 30BUY = $16.79
Grand Total: $146.36

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by RetailMeNot, but all opinions here are 100% honest & completely my own.


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