Truly Madly Deeply

This shirt has been haunting me at Urban Outfitters for weeks. Want, want, want. Should I spend that much on a tee shirt? No — I should wait for it to go on sale. I so didn’t. That’s the advantage of having birthday money — you can spend it on fun items just because! I’m not sure what grabbed here but it was love at first sight. It just looked so cool hanging there. Notice I had to tie knots in the bottom because I’m so short! Apparently the woman behind me in line at TJ Maxx wasn’t so enamoured of said shirt when I was wearing it a few days later. She actually almost yelled at me! She exclaimed, “What the hell are you wearing? That’s no way for a young lady to go out in public! You can’t do any better?” I just giggled.

Ray Ban Round Sunglasses

Long Knit Scarf

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Zara Distressed Jeans

Top with Tails

Shirt Tail Detail

Wedge Sneakers

Marc by Marc Jacobs Detail

 Extreme High/Low Henley – Truly Madly Deeply (Urban Outfitters)
Distressed Skinny Jeans – Zara
Wedge Sneakers – Marc by Marc Jacobs (Bloomingdale’s, Other Colour Here)
Sunglasses – Ray Ban (Available Here)
Scarf – A gift from my brother, niece and nephew

Cheers!

Petal Pusher

I’m doing a pretty good job of this colour thing! Though this dress was also available in black, I chose to buy it in pink. It was being worn to a communion with a luncheon afterward, so I decided that for daytime it should be something colourful, pretty and soft. I’m not usually a “dress” girl. I don’t find them creative enough. Once you’ve worn it that’s it. No other way to style it really. I do see their place in the world though. Sometimes you just need that look. The Rubik’s Cube bag is from this super fun store in Italy called Carpisa. I’ve had it forever but I still get so many compliments every time I use it. Cute right?

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Tildon Dress

Pink Dress

Carpisa Purse

Silver Jewellery

Oliver Peoples Sunglasses

Dress – Tildon (Nordstrom)
Purse – Carpisa (New Collections Here)
Wedge Sandals – Vince Camuto (Now Available Here)
Sunglasses – Oliver Peoples (Colline)
Silver Jewellery – Many Brands

Cheers!

 

Palm Too

Palm Too

Last night we met friends for supper at the Palm Too in New York City. Great food and great company! After dinner we set out to take pictures and found this great piece of architecture outside of the Nigerian Consulate! We also realized that directly behind us was an amazing view of the Chrysler Building all lit up.

At 10:30 in the evening it was still a whopping 99 degrees fahrenheit! Way too hot and humid for me! I usually wear this dress with a belt for some definition, but the temperature just wouldn’t allow me to have anything constricting or touching me at all! I couldn’t even put on a necklace because the thought of something around my neck in this heat just wasn’t happening!

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Colour Block Dress – Forever 21
Wedge Sandals – Vince Camuto
Purse – Marc by Marc Jacobs
Earrings – Topshop
Watch – Michele Watches

Cheers!

Needlepoint

Needlepoint

I fell in love with this vest. It’s so “not me” but it caught my eye and I get a lot of complements on it. It has a lot of cool zippers that offset the flowery needlepoint pattern. The bows on these jeans are also just so fun! We were having dinner with the family to celebrate my sister-in-law’s birthday. A nice restaurant, but one where jeans are still acceptable. I like my blue jeans on the weekends since I can’t wear them to work!

Vest - Mural Jeans - 7 For All Mankind
Vest – Mural
Jeans – 7 For All Mankind
Watch - Michele Watches Bracelet from Mum and Dad
Watch – Michele Watches
Bracelet from Mum and Dad
Vest - Mural Jeans - 7 For All Mankind
Vest – Mural
Jeans – 7 For All Mankind
Vest - Mural Jeans - 7 For All Mankind
Vest – Mural
Jeans – 7 For All Mankind
Sunglasses - Oliver Peoples Clover Necklace
Sunglasses – Oliver Peoples
Clover Necklace
Wedge Sandals - Dolce Vita
Wedge Sandals – Dolce Vita

Cheers!