Feelin fall

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Top | olive skinnies | wedges | bag | plume necklace | sunnies (expensive and my cheapies) | watch | ear jackets | ally wrap bracelet | renegade cluster | spike pearl cuff 

The Nordstrom Sale really has me looking forward to fall! Here is a little fall take on a summer outfit. I really wanted something simple so the plume necklace could be the center point. It is so versatile it’s like getting 10+ necklaces in one. It also comes with a bright blue strand of feathers so you can change up the look! If you haven’t checked out these jeans yet do it now! They are on sale for less than $27!! And I love them. A lot. I also still get lots of questions on my “prada” sunnies. These are dupes for the almost $400 real thing, but they look exactly alike. Oh and less than $11, can’t beat that!

Have a great day!

Anniversary Sale: Beauty

Okay this is my last post about the Anniversary Sale, promise! There’s some stuff I haven’t touched on in the sale yet and in particular, beauty! There are still some awesome beauty buys to be had, from essentials, to trying out new products, the #nsale is the time to do it! Here are some of my picks!

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Philosophy Amazing Grace Body wash

love philosophy products and this scent is a fan fav!

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Clarisonic Mia 2

If you don’t have a clarisonic yet this is your sign to get one. I got mine for Christmas a couple years ago and cannot recommend it enough. I use the acne cleansing brush heads because I still struggle with acne. Use this once after washing your face for the night and you will never go to bed without using it again. It gets so much makeup and gunk off your face that you didn’t even realize was still there after washing. I have never felt like my skin was cleaner than after using it!

 

 

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Viva La Juicy Perfume set

I have this and it is probably my all time favorite perfume it rivals D&G Light Blue! It smells so good!

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Sultra The Bombshell curling wand

I’ve heard some really awesome things about this wand, if you’re in the market for one try it out!

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Glamglow Glamazing Set

Comes with 2 different face masks and eye treatments! If you search this brand on youtube you will see tons upon tons of beauty gurus reviews on it. Everyone seems to just go gaga for it! I have never tried them but am definitely intrigued!

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Hanky Panky regular rise thong

Now I realize this is not really a beauty item BUT these are the most comfortable underwear on earth. Pretty pricey, but hold up so well and 100% worth the comfort and great to get during the sale. Seriously if you don’t have any, you MUST try them. now.

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Voluspa Candles

These are another fan fav that everyone seems to be loving! Whether lighting them around your house or treating yourself to a bubble bath and spa night they are sure to calm and relax you!

Only a few more days left of the Anniversary Sale, if there is anything else you’ve had your eye on now is the time to snap it up before prices go up August 3rd!

Don’t forget about the Mystery Hostess Trunk Show! Where you can win hundreds in FREE Stella & Dot jewels! Click that link to participate and use THIS link to shop!

Can’t stop wearing these jeans…

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white distressed denim (great price point!) | chambray tank | wedges | floppy hat | bag | sunnies (expensive version) my version ($10.50!) | necklace | earrings | spikey bracelet | crystal bracelet | fitbit bracelet

Finally back to a regular outfit post! These white jeans have been my absolute go to this summer. Especially since the beginning of the summer it was so cool out. The price cannot be beat and they are flattering and the perfect rise for a front tuck. I will also be wearing this hat all fall long. I love it. It’s just the right amount of ‘flop’ and a great color that goes with everything! Also can’t seem to get enough chambray this summer! This tank is easy breezy and so cheap!

Hope everyone had a wonderful weekend. We relaxed at the Lake and had beautiful weather on Saturday!

Don’t forget to participate in my Mystery Hostess Trunk Show!! You can win tons of free jewelry from Stella & Dot!! The last time I did a mystery hostess show the winner got $170 in free jewelry! 🙂 The next 2 people to place orders will get double the points for their order and double their chances of winning!! Click the first link for all the details! Good luck!

Stella & Dot Fall 2015 Collection + booties!

Here we go!

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I just adore these Vince Camuto booties they are so cute in person and will go with everything this fall! But there is one problem, they are so narrow! I have a semi wide foot especially where my arch ends and these are just way too narrow for me. If you have a narrow foot go buy these now, I insist. They are so darling!

White destroyed denim HERE, my favs and a great price.

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These Lucky Brand booties are very cute and very comfy! Unfortunately they are too big and my size is sold out so they will be going back.

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Olive green tunic top  (runs big order one size down)| white denim | booties | Tassel necklace (this is not a fall piece but I just got it and loove it!)

The next 2 photos are of the same earrings that can be worn 4 different ways. These are my first pair of ear jackets and I love how subtle they are! So they can be worn as seen in the photos or you can wear them with just the little triangles as studs or the pave bars as studs. So versatile and cute!

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Ear jackets

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These Kaia earrings are not new either but I just got them. And I am obsessed!! I just love how they look with anything white for summer! These can also be worn without the big drop piece and just as a little stud!

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Lightning necklace this is so reminiscent of Harry Potter! I admit that had a lot to do with why I got it 🙂 there is also a ring and hoops with this design as a part of the collection.

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Pearl spike cuff Edgy but also elegant

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Ally double wrap bracelet perfect for the darker colors fall brings to our wardrobes

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How they look in a stack! So cute.

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Pearl spike

This next necklace brings the word versatile to a whole nother level. Seriously. It can be worn 7 different ways. Seven!! Each of these strands are removable and can be worn on their own or any which way combo of the 3 you like.

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Then it also comes with not 1 but 2 strands of feather accents, black and really pretty bright blue. They just clip right onto the back.

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Remember any of the top 2 strands can be removed while the feathers are attached too if you want a simpler more understated look.

And the whole thing can be flipped around to hide the little CZ sparkles on the middle strand and the top strand has black enamel on this side. The possibilities are all up to you. This could be your everyday necklace and it would never look the same each day of the week if you didn’t want it to!

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Plume necklace

I am a horrible necklace model!! For that I apologize it’s hard to snap these of yourself! Check out the S&D site to see all these pieces plus tons more as a part of the Fall 2015 Collection! Lots of fan favorites now available in silver too if you’re a silver gal! Be sure to stay tuned to see how I style all these pieces for fall! Please let me know if I can help you in any way if you’re looking for Stella & Dot jewelry. Remember you can get some or all of these for free if you host a fun girls night trunk show! So easy! Contact me for info! 🙂

EDIT: In honor of the GORGEOUS new Fall 2015 line I am holding another online Mystery Hostess Trunk Show! You can win ALL the hostess credits and earn products to shop at 1/2 off! All the details are on the facebook page that can be found HERE.

Our last Mystery Hostess ended up getting $170 in FREE jewelry!

To shop the trunk show or browse the Fall Collection click HERE

Have a great day!

Anniversary Sale: try on & reviews

Get ready because this is a photo heavy post! Also I’m sorry for the dark pics. Of course when Isla went down for her nap and I had a chance to try on the sun completely went away so I didn’t have ideal natural light, so sorry about that! Also I kept on the white skinnies & OTK boots for most of the top pics because I was too lazy to change, lol.

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Tunic top (runs big wearing a size small, also got it in the olive color) | white skinnies (sold out I’ll let you know if they get restocked, similar but way more expensive here) EDIT: My exact ripped white denim can be found HERE | OTK brown suede boots (obsessed, also come in a graphite color) Keeping both.

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Rue really enjoys the boots too! 🙂

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Flowy mixed media leather jacket fits TTS, wearing a medium. I actually really love this and was on the fence about it until I tried it on again, sorry the pic is so dark! Think I’m keeping.

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All the big name fashion bloggers are obsessed with this moto jacket, I think it looks horrible on me. I think it’s because I have a bigger chest that it doesn’t lay as flat or nice as it should. The tunic also accentuates the difference in length. But it also comes in a gorgeous oxblood color! If you’re skinny and smaller on top get this!! I’m returning.

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This striped tee is only $12!!! Super soft and comfy, definitely keeping. Runs small I’m wearing a size large.

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Since it’s longer, it can also work with leggings.

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Cream and white striped tassel sweater (runs big wearing size small) Also comes in black/grey & maroon/blue. Love this, keeping.

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Lace hem hi/low sweater wearing size medium, runs TTS. Comes in 3 other colors, so cute! Keeping.

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Layered sweater This is cute and has a open flowy back so you would probably need a cami under it. I’m not sure if I’ll keep it yet but I liked the color combo and the little ruffled bottom layer.

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Super soft lightweight white button up This might be my favorite top and it’s so simple!! Runs TTS for a slightly oversized look, wearing a medium. Definitely keeping. I actually ordered 3 different white shirts trying to find the right one and this one was by far the best. It’s a slightly oversized fit so the buttons don’t gap across my chest which is soo hard to find for me!

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Mixed media blouse (runs big wearing size small) this top is great for so many different occasions. It will look cute with a skirt or with jeans, it can be dressed up or down which is nice. Keeping.

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bp black booties These booties are super cute but run a full size small. I’m returning these for another 1/2 size up and hoping they are more comfortable because they are really cute! So we will see if I end up keeping them if they’re comfy.

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Grey striped dress It got dark out so I had to use the flash, boo. This striped dress is SO FLIPPIN SOFT. It’s also not super short which I love especially now that I’m busy chasing Isla around. I ordered this then saw all the big name fashion bloggers posting about the topshop version. This one is $12 cheaper so if you had your eye on that one this one will be worth checking out! I also got this dress in the navy/beige stripe but didn’t try it on because it’s the exact same dress as this one but with short sleeves. My vest is not a part of the sale or available right now but this one is a similar option if you’re looking for one.

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Same white shirt as above & these olive distressed skinny jeans. Omg. These jeans! I ordered them on a whim because they are only $26.40!!! I was like I’ll give them a shot but they can’t be cute in person they’re so cheap. Well they’re way way cuter than I ever expected. Much darker of an olive color than the stock photo online. Seriously go buy these now. I’m obsessed. Mules I’ve had forever from Target.

So this isn’t even everything I ordered, haha. The poncho from my first post smelled really weird/fit horribly! Being bigger on top does not make certain trends look flattering. I also ordered this jacket, and the same problem occurred. It made me look huge! If you’re super skinny/smaller boobs, it’s sooo soft and cozy though so you should buy it! lol I will show you some other boots tomorrow if you’re interested in some of the boots/booties of the sale!

Last but certainly not least, Stella & Dot just launched their Fall 2015 collection and it is sooo good! There are so many awesome pieces that will go with so many of my Nordstrom sale finds! Just got my samples today and I will be sure to include them in my post tomorrow. I can’t wait for you to see how gorgeous some of the new styles are!

Hope everyone had a good weekend. The Taylor Swift concert was unreal. I’ve seen her 3 times before but this was the best show she’s ever done. If you have a chance to go in your city you must find a way!! It was so much fun.

If you follow me on snapchat you have seen Isla walking up a storm! She’s getting so big. My snapchat name is lburke314 if you wanna see random snippets from our everyday life! Thanks for reading! Did anyone get anything good from the Anniversary Sale yet?

 

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale!!!

So so sorry for my blogging hiatus as of late. I’ve been going through some personal things and just trying to spend as much time with Isla & family as possible. I’ll fill you in when I feel like the time is right.

But the time right now feels like Christmas in July!! Because it’s Nordstrom Anniversary Sale time!! Since I’m a cardholder I actually got to shop starting last Thursday. And since the sale just went live to the public without Nordy CCs, I decided to highlight some of my absolute favorite picks! This is just a short list of the MANY items I ordered. I decided to do all my shopping online this year and it made it so much easier. I do love shopping in a store, but with Isla, her patience for sitting in the stroller for long periods of time with nothing to look at but clothes is limited these days. haha. So here are some of my favorite so far! I still have some more pieces coming and will do a post next week trying on and showing you how a lot of them fit! So many cute fall items!! Here we go!

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First up this Lush Roll Tab Sleeve Tunic, have the white version from last year, this year I bought it in the green and light dusty rose color. Basics that can go with SO MUCH.

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This BP Trott Bootie seems to be all the rage too. I ordered these in black and love them! Although they do run a full size small!

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This Woven Heart Plaid Poncho is a cute way to try the poncho trend but in a sweater version. I haven’t gotten this yet but thought it was cute! Also comes in red.

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Love this Love by Design Crochet Sweater, it’s lightweight and the hi low hemline is so flattering. Comes in 3 other colors!

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This BP striped tee is a perfect basic for fall. It runs a bit small, I ordered a large and it’s a relaxed fit in the body but snugger in the arms which I like.

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This Chelsea 28 Pleated Hem Sweater is lightweight and can be dressed up or down. Love the layered look without all the bulk!

This is just a small sampling of everything I got!! I will do a try on post for you soon so you can see how all of this plus a lot more fits.

Hope everyone has a wonderful weekend! Looks like it’s going to be a hot one here in Chicago! I’m going to the Taylor Swift concert with my sis in law, Christina. So looking forward to that! 🙂