Thursday, July 12, 2012

OOTD 7/12/2012 -Neatly Tied In A Bow (And An Award)



Merona for Target Chambray Shirt
J Crew
J Crew Elephant Pendant Necklace
Ann Taylor Loft Irene Midheels in Tropical Sand

J Crew sent out a lookbook early in the year featuring upcoming spring and summer items and from the moment that I laid eyes on the deck stripe skirt, I knew that I *needed* it. 

Stripes + Orangey-Red + Pencil Styling = 1 Great Skirt

I intended to copy the styling from one of the store windows at my local J Crew...I loved how they tied the arms of the sweater into a cute little bow.  (I'm such a sucker for those little details.)  Unfortunately, the arms of my vibrant flame tippi weren't long enough to make the bow...Dangit!
See how cute it would have been....


Okay, now for the award part – A BIG THANKS to Skylette from Sequins & Stilettos who nominated me for The Versatile Blogger award. The rules of accepting this award are as follows:


1. Thank the blogger who nominated you
2. Link to their site
3. Include the award image in your post
4. Give 7 random facts about yourself
5. Nominate other bloggers for the award – link to their site – let them know they’ve been nominated!

Here are a few random facts about me (click here)
 
And now without further adieu, I am nominating the following:
 

17 comments:

  1. I adore this skirt and have been trying to resist buying it by telling myself I have too many pencil skirts already. You're not helping me!!! I love it on you.

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    1. hee hee hee
      and just so ya know, a girl can NEVER have too many pencil skirts! :oP

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  2. ohhhh i've been lusting after this! looks fantastic on you!

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    1. Thanks Laura! It really is a great skirt...like I said, stripes and orangey-red, what's not to love?! :o)

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  3. Me too...lusting over this skirt all month. I want it but fear it will be worn one time and sit in the closet with the other one-timers I recently purchased...oh but if it goes on sale...I could bite. Love the whole look on you.

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    1. Maybe you'll get that sale before long...the blue one was on promo for a while but I noticed the other day, it was back to regular price. Geesh, J Crew and their pricing!!

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  4. THANK YOU! I love your blog, your style and I always love your outfits! So glad we found each others' blogs! Plus I love kindred boy moms. :)

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    1. Aww, thank you so much...you're too sweet! and you're oh so, welcome!
      Yep, us boy moms have to stick together! :o)

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  5. goodness, so cute!
    http://yuliconversations.blogspot.com

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  6. I LOVE this skirt and your outfit! You have the greatest style.

    Initially, I purchased the Coastline Blue only in the Deck Stripe Pattern. Then, I decided that I need the Tangier Orange. By the time I decided on the orange, there was only ONE left. Thank goodness for my great VPS who snagged it for me!

    And, thanks SO much for the blog award. You're super sweet, and I'm super grateful!!

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    1. Thanks Rynetta!
      Oh, how many times I've waffled on an item and then had to scramble to track it down. :o) Sounds like you have a wonderful PS!
      As for the blog award, you are welcome! You deserve it!

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  7. Hi sweetie, thanks so much for the award!!!!!

    That outfit is so cute and I want to try the sleeves tied into bow idea too! Think we need something with full length sleeves and it looks like the sleeves are stretched a bit in the display ... ;)

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    1. You're welcome! Mmmmwah!

      Isn't the bow thing the cutest?! You're right...I think they actually used a long sleeved tee. Make sure to post your pics when you master the technique. :o)

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