Monday, October 31, 2011

Currently Loving: Sequins

I am loving all of the sequin options out there right now.  You may typically think of a sequin dress when you think about sequins...


which is fabulous, but I'm loving the mix of sequins and everyday stuff.  How fun is it to work sequins into your everyday wordrobe?


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Friday, October 28, 2011

Friday Wishes

In the past I have written a weekly gratitude post on Fridays.  I don't like to get too personal on my blog so I have had second thoughts about continuing with that practice.  I see my blog as a place to post things that I like and/or find inspiring.  I always want to show people things that I think are fun, fabulous or just plain cool.  Please don't see my wishes below as me being ungrateful for the wonderful things I have; I am completely thankful for my life and all that is in it.  But isn't it fun to look at some fun things that might enhance the life I already have or things that are just fun to wish for but you know will never come true (see Ryan Reynolds below)?

Today I wish I were wearing this...



and I had as much money as this girl...

Source: people.com via Jill on Pinterest


so I could quit my job and live simply in a yurt like this one...



and have this guy come around every day and tell me I look pretty...






wouldn't that be fabulous?!

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Wish List: LOFT 40% Everything

It's the Moment 
YOU'VE BEEN WAITING FOR!
Now Through Saturday Only
40%* OFF
EVERYTHING 
IN STORES & ONLINE
ENTER CODE SHOP40 AT ONLINE CHECKOUT

Shop now at a LOFT store near you or at LOFT.com

LOFT is once again offering 40% off of everything in the store and free shipping on orders over $125.  This is a good deal unless you are getting a full price sweater which most were 50% off a few days ago. 

A pair of wine colored corduroys have been on my wish list for a while now so I think I'm going to get some with this 40% off.  I usually have to act fast to get petite pants in my size.  Not sure why.  Here are those cords as well as some other items on my wish list.

Modern New Boot Cut Fine Wale Corduroy Pants
I want these in Rich Burgundy...
$59.50
Modern New Boot Cut Fine Wale Corduroy Pants
ENJOY 40% OFF EVERYTHING ENTER CODE SHOP40 AT CHECKOUT



Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Wish I Was Here Wednesday: Showcase Home on Lake Travis

 Rough Hollow Showcase Home in Austin, Texas

Winner of five awards in the Rough Hollow Parade of Homes, this 6,778 square foot home is an exquisite addition to the prestigious Lakeway neighborhood. The Santa Barbara style home features a welcoming colonnade, lush courtyard, beautiful casita, spacious master suite with a private outdoor covered terrace, and a unique Koi pond beginning underneath the wine room glass floor and continuing to the outdoor living area. In addition, the views of Lake Travis are unmatched throughout the home.

Photography by Coles Hairston


(from http://www.houzz.com/)

Rough Hollow Front Elevation mediterranean exterior
Rough Hollow Pool Exterior mediterranean pool
Rough Hollow Pool Exterior mediterranean pool
Rough Hollow Outdoor Living mediterranean patio
Rough Hollow Master Bath mediterranean bathroom
Rough Hollow Master Suite mediterranean bedroom

Friday, October 21, 2011

Wish List: Collar Necklaces Under $41

I have been loving the look of structured collar necklaces lately...

Here are a few of my favorites under $41 (Only one is $40 the rest are under $10):

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Wish List: LOFT Sweaters

fashion FEVER
TWO DAYS ONLY 
the most must-have SWEATERS
50%* OFF
Select full-price styles
IN STORES & ONLINE

LOFT is offering 50% off their full price sweaters and an additional 40% marked down styles.  This is a good chance to get a good deal on some classic styles.  Here are some of my favorites:

 Button Down Back Sweater
$44 .50
Button Down Back Sweater
NOW 50% OFF NO PROMO CODE NEEDED

Lurex Shawl Collar Sweater Jacket
$79 .50
Lurex Shawl Collar Sweater Jacket
NOW 50% OFF NO PROMO CODE NEEDED

Tweed Sweater Jacket
$89 .50
Tweed Sweater Jacket
NOW 50% OFF NO PROMO CODE NEEDED
Online Exclusive


Pima Cotton 3/4 Sleeve Cardigan
$34 .99
Was
$39 .50
Pima Cotton 3/4 Sleeve Cardigan
EXTRA 40% OFF TAKEN AT CHECKOUT NO CODE NEEDED
 

Sunday, October 16, 2011

Horses, Horses, Horses

There is quite a trend of wearing animal prints.  Not just leopard print, cheetah print or snakeskin...  actual silhouettes of little animals on your clothing.  I'm not sure what my verdict is on this trend yet but a nice thing is that there are options at every price point and certainly for this type of fleeting trend you shouldn't invest too much.  I was at H&M on Friday and they had some cute stuff  (but did I take pictures...nooo...).  I am especially partial to the horse prints.  Here are some celebrity worn looks from Asos both under $100 and some Forever 21 options for under $25 (the sweater is out of stock as I write this but hopefully stock will be replinished).



Jayma Mays Horse Print Sweater from ASOS
Asos at ShopStyle

Kourtney Kardashian - Horse Print Dress from ASOS
Asos at ShopStyle
Source: forever21.com via Jill on Pinterest
Source: forever21.com via Jill on Pinterest

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Outfit Inspiration: To Poncho or Not To Poncho?

It's poncho season for sure and I'm not positive I'm jumping on the bandwagon.  I know I have one good friend with one still in her closet with the tags still on it and she's not alone!  I have one too!  I think they look great if done right.  Here are some looks with Ponchos and either skinny jeans, jeggings or leggings that I love.  Maybe we can recreate one of these and finally cut the tags off our ponchos!

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Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Wish I Was Here Wednesday

2011 Ultimate Beach House Porch

2011 Coastal Living Ultimate Beach House Kitchen

2011 Ultimate Beach House Master Bed

2011 Ultimate Beach House Master Bedroom View

2011 Ultimate Beach House Side Yard

2011 Ultimate Beach House Side Yard Living Area

All photos are of the Coastal Living 2011 Ultimate Beach House in Norfolk, Virginia.  For these and more images, click here.
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