March 30, 2013

Fresh Look For Easter

This yellow floral day dress has a pretty sleeve detail.

Location: Santa Clara, CA

Happy Easter Weekend Everyone!

Easter was one of my favorite holidays back when I was a kid. I loved the pastel colors, painting eggs with pretty patterns, going on Easter egg hunts, and eating a ton of candy!

I hope you all have a fabulous weekend and do something great. :)

Outfit Details:

Dress: Yellow Floral Dress from Forever 21. {old}

Steal: Lace A-Line Dress from Forever 21, here.
Splurge: Lucca Couture Printed Sleeveless Chiffon Shirtdress from Urban Outfitters, here.

Belt: This brown belt came with the skirt that I wore in The Favorite Skirt post.

Steal: Lizard-Stamped Skinny Belt from Forever 21, here.
Splurge: Snake Charmer Belt from Daily Look, here.

Bracelets: Love Script Bracelet by Guinevere, (here).

StealLove Bracelet (here /or/ here /or/ here).
SplurgeLove Script Bracelet by Guinevere (here).

Shoes: DV by Dolce Vita

Steal: Caged Tan Platforms from Daily Look, here.
Splurge: Cardiel from Aldo, here.



March 28, 2013

Fit & Flare

My favorite color for clothing is beige and taupe; it looks fresh, classic, and optimistic.

My nails are painted Hot & Spicy by OPI, here. Its an orange and coral color, gorgeous and perfect for Spring brights, or neutrals in my case. ;)

That is an acorn dangling in the earring!

Location: Milpitas, CA

Outfit Details:

Dress: Beige Fit & Flare Dress from H&M. {old}

Steal: Pleated Dress from American Eagle, here. Don't forget American Eagle has free 2-day shipping with a Shop Runner account, see this post for more details.
Splurge: Panelling Dip Hem Dress from Topshop, here.

Scarf: Square Print Scarf from H&M. {old}

Steal: Silk Watercolor Square Scarf from Levi's (here) or a similar looking scarf from H&M (here).
Splurge: Emi Stripe Scarf from Banana Republic, here.

Ring: Elsa Peretti Full Heart Ring from Tiffany & Co., here.

Steal: Mixed Metal Heart Ring from Forever 21, here.
Splurge: Elsa Peretti Full Heart Ring from Tiffany & Co., here.

Earrings: Acorn Chandelier Earrings from Nordstrom. {old} Kate Middleton wore similar earrings on her wedding day, see pics here.

Steal: Acorn CZ Earrings from Amazon, here.
Splurge: Acorn Dangle Earrings from Overstock Jeweler, here.

Bag: Celine Black Leather Luggage Tote.

Steal: On The Go Structured Handbag from Daily Look (here) or Winged Pushlock Tote from Topshop (here).
Splurge: Celine Black Leather Luggage Tote.

Shoes: White Pumps by Jessica Simpson. {old}

Steal: Angular Heel Platforms by Breckelle's (here) or Pointed Top Platforms by Anne Michelle (here).
Splurge: Shambley from Aldo, here.



March 26, 2013

Office Chic

Location: Milpitas, CA

Outfit Details:

Top: Lace-stripe Shell from J.Crew, see here.

Steal: Zippered Swing Top from Forever 21, see here.
Splurge: Embroidered Eyelet Tank from J.Crew, see here.

Cardigan: Asymmetrical Fleece Wrap Cardigan from Nordstrom, here.

Steal: UV Cut Long Sleeve Stole Cardigan from UNIQLO, see here.
Splurge: Voltage Rib Draped Front Cardigan by HELMUT, available from Barneys, see here.

Pants: Essential Pintucked Ankle Trousers from Forever 21, see here.

Steal: Essential Pintucked Ankle Trousers from Forever 21, see here.
Splurge: Hampton Fit Crop from Banana Republic, see here.

Necklace: Else Peretti Letter Pendant from Tiffany & Co., see here.

Steal: Silver Plated Initial Pendant from jcpenny, see here.
Splurge: Else Peretti Letter Pendant from Tiffany & Co., see here.

Bracelets: Return to Tiffany mini heart tag from Tiffany & Co. (here) and a heart chain bracelet (old).

Steal: ASOS Heart Bracelet, see here.
Splurge: Return to Tiffany mini heart tag from Tiffany & Co., here.

Clutch: Logo Clutch by Tory Burch, see here.

Steal: Kimchi Blue Heart Charm Crossbody Clutch from Urban Outfitters, see here.
Splurge: The Tory Burch Logo Bag, here or The Mini Mac Bag by Rebecca Minkoff, here.

Shoes: Sally Pointy Toe Pump from Nine West, see here.

Steal: LC Lauren Conrad Platform High Heels from Kohls, see here.
Splurge: Sally Pointy Toe Pump from Nine West, see here.

Today's Deal- Gift with Purchase

Do you need to buy a new fragrance or cosmetics? If so, be sure to check if there are any gift with purchase before you buy! Stores and websites like Sephora, cosmetic brand websites, and department stores like Nordstrom, Macys, Bloomingdales, etc. often offer gifts with purchases of a specific brand and/or minimum purchase.

Here are a couple of examples:

Currently Nordstrom is offering a Lancome gift with purchase with any Lancome purchase of $39.50 or more. This gift is valued at $127 and you get to pick from two options, the left or right sets.

Sephora always has weekly samples and fragrance deals. If your looking to buy a fragrance, check the fragrance deal page before you make any purchase because they might be offering a limited-edition extra with your purchase.

Links to the Gift with Purchase pages:



March 24, 2013

Daytime Lace

I love the floral swirl lace pattern on these shorts!

Location: Santa Clara, CA

Outfit Details:

Top: Chambray Shirt in white from Old Navy, here.

Steal: Kirra Sparkle Studded Shirt from Pacsun, here.
Splurge: Perfect Oxford Shirt from Gap, here.

Shorts: Lace Shorts by Mimi Chica, available from Nordstrom BP, here.

Steal: Shorts from Forever 21, here or here or here.
Splurge: Lace Shorts by Mimi Chica, available from Nordstrom BP, here.

Clutch: Quilted Faux Leather Convertible Clutch available at Nordstrom BP, here.

Steal: Quilted Faux Leather Convertible Clutch available at Nordstrom BP, here.
Splurge: Leather Metal Bar Clutch from Topshop, here.

Bracelets: Love Script Bracelet by Guinevere (here) and Pyramid Bracelet by Robert Rose (here), both available at Nordstrom.

Steal: Love Bracelet (here /or/ here /or/ here) and Stretchy Colorblocked Cuff (here).
Splurge: Love Script Bracelet by Guinevere (here) and Pyramid Bracelet by Robert Rose (here), both available at Nordstrom.

Shoes: Pipa by Jessica Simpson, available at, here.

Steal: Gaga 1 Blush Patent Mega Platform Heels from Lulu's, here.
Splurge: Clarionn Cognac Leather Sandals from Steve Madden, here.



March 21, 2013

Spring Inspiration

Location: Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, CA

Outfit Details

Dress: Cereja Dress from Anthropologie, see here.

Steal: Afternoon at the Oasis Dress in Pineapples from Mod Cloth, see here.
Splurge: Cereja Dress from Anthropologie, see here.

Clutch: This is a non branded clutch that I bought in Hong Kong.

Steal: Juicy Clutch With Strap from Target, see here.
Splurge: CLARE VIVIER Fold Over Clutch in red available at SHOPBOP, see here.

ShoesBrown Strap Sandals from Aldo. {old} I also wore the same heels in the post called, Above This City.

Steal: Candie's Platform High Heels from Kohl's, see here.
Splurge: Pica from DV by Dolce Vita available at Piperlime, see here.

Today's Deal

Calling all chocolate lovers! Godiva's Rewards Club is a loyalty program you must sign up for, if you have not already. ;)  It is free and super easy to join. Either do it online (here) or go into a Godiva store (boutique locator) to sign-up.

Here are the perks:
  • 1 free piece of chocolate every month (completely free!)
  • Spend $20 and receive a free gift the following month
  • Free shipping on an online order
  • and more!

The main and most compelling perk to me is the free chocolate every month. I've been a Rewards Club member for almost a year now and love being able to try their different chocolates at no cost! Next time you visit, try their white chocolate raspberry star, it's my favorite. Godiva makes great chocolate and their Rewards Club program is amazing. 

I hope you guys enjoy your free monthly chocolates!

Thanks for visiting and reading!



March 19, 2013

Above This City

It was such a beautiful day in the city!

My nail color is by Zoya in the shade Kennedy, see here.

Location: San Francisco, CA

Outfit Details

Top: Topshop Boucle Peplum Tank by Topshop, bought at Nordstrom, see here. {sold out}

Steal: Peplum Top from Forever 21, see here.
Splurge: Peplum Shell Top from Express, see here.

Jeans: Royal Blue Skinny Jeans by Bullhead Black, bought at PacSun. {old} Here is a link to the Bullhead Black line on PacSun's website.

Steal: Super Skinny Ankle Jeans from Abercrombie & Fitch, see here.
Splurge: Halle Higher Rise Legging by True Religion, see here.

BraceletsThis is actually a necklace that I got from Gap, but I looped it a few times and made it into a bracelet.  {old} Also was featured in Top of the Line  post.

Steal: Golden Totem Bracelet Set from Anthropologie, see here.
Splurge: Classics Delicate Bracelet from Banana Republic, see here.

Shoes: Brown Strap Sandals from Aldo. {old}

Steal: Pleated Open Toe Ankle Strap Platforms from Daily Look, see here.
Splurge: Bobalu by Steve Madden, see here.

Today's Deal

LivingSocial is offering $20 at The Body Shop (in-store only) for $10. Their body butter smells so good (especially the grapefruit one) and moisturizes well too! In addition, if you get that deal and redeem it at a retail store by March 30, 2013, you'll get a free 5ml sample of your choice.

See more details and to purchase the offer, click here.

LivingSocial is offering this deal until Sunday March 24th or until they sell out.

Thanks for reading!