Monday, October 24, 2016

Shopping Haul, Y'all!


When I started blogging, I used to keep all of my clothing purchases in their original bags, so that I could share clothing hauls as they happened. But my latest purchases are all over the place! Some have dedicated blog posts, while others have been shown on Instagram. I've also had some clothing hits and misses that I wanted to share - so I've rounded all my latest purchases in this post. I'd especially recommend scrolling down until the end for some luxe-for-less shoe finds!

Pink moto jacket floral pants blogger outfit
Jacket: c/o Romwe / Top: Express / Pants: Le Chateau (similar) / Shoes: Express (similar) / Bag: c/o Romwe

Bomber jackets and moto jackets are very popular this season. I've yet to find a bomber jacket that suits me - but I've already stocked up on 2 moto jackets - the pink one above and its twin in black from this post. I prefer wearing my moto jackets open - so I always opt for a shrunken style with fitted shoulders.



MORE FROM ROMWE:


white peplum top distressed jeans statement necklace blogger outfit
Shirt: c/o Romwe / Bag: Celine Nano / Jeans: Express / Shoes: ZARA (similar) / Necklace: c/o Happiness BTQ

I'm loving this white peplum top from ROMWE - the material is a thick stretchy material (a cross between jersey and scuba) that holds its shape well. The crew collar makes it easy to pair with statement necklaces - like this one from Happiness Boutique.

Floral midi skirt white tie blouse blogger outfit
Top: c/o Romwe / Skirt: c/o Romwe / Shoes: F21

This pink floral skirt is a forever favourite! But I'm not too sure about the top - the bow-tie sleeves looked really pretty in the stock image - but I found the satin material difficult to tie neatly - I think a chiffon fabric would have worked better.

blue floral shirt black distressed jeans celine nano blogger outfit
Shirt: c/o Sammydress / Jeans: H&M / Shoes: Bandolino

This combination of blue pin-stripes with embroidered flowers is quite popular - I've seen similar items in-store at ZARA and H&M. This Sammydress shirt is really well-made - I like the material and the stitching. Although you can wear it off-the-shoulder, I prefer to pull the neckline up.

zaful rosebud midi dress blogger outfit
Dress: c/o Zaful / Earrings: H&M / Clutch: H&M

I chose this ZAFUL dress because of the pretty embroidered rose-bud print. The material is quite thin, but it comes with a white slip to wear underneath it. I plan on wearing it as a swimsuit cover-up on our upcoming beach holiday.

FOREVER21

forever21 yellow lace top distressed jeans old navy tote bag blogger outfit
Shirt: F21 (sold out online) / Jeans: AEO / Bag: Old Navy

We all know I love everything lace - and while I usually stick to white or cream, this yellow Forever 21 blouse is so bright and cheerful - it had to come home with me! (Photo taken at the Oshawa Centre Opening Event). P.S. this brown tote is from Old Navy and I love it for days when I have to carry a lot of things! I highly recommend it - it's a classic.

white and black eyelash lace top black jeans lace up flats chanel classic flap blogger outfit
Shirt: Forever21 (sold out online) / Jeans: H&M / Shoes: Express / Bag: Chanel

Sadly, this Forever21 eyelash lace blouse was a major miss for me! Some Forever21 fabrics are marked "handwash only" - and I would recommend steering clear of them! Although I washed this on cold in delicates and hung it to dry - it shrunk after one wash...what a waste!

valentino rockstud pointed toe flats dupe
Studded Flats
While the lace top was a miss...these studded rockstud-inspired flats are a huge hit! I love the blush suede material and all of the delicate details - and unlike my other F21 items, these are still available online here.

OLD NAVY

Tweed dress chanel woc chloe marcie tan bag blogger outfit
Dress: Nanette Lepore / Bag: Chanel WOC and Chloe Marcie / Shoes: Old Navy / Earrings: Baublebar

When it comes to shoes - I always choose comfort...and for some reason, Old Navy shoes really work with my foot shape. I spotted these classic nude heels in store - and I purchased them immediately. I wore them to last week's Nordstrom Gala - and I was able to walk in them for 3 hours...without any blisters the next day! That's a big deal in my books. I'll keep stalking the Old Navy website for stylish heels. They don't always stock them - but when they do - they're definite keepers!

Have you had anything shrink in the wash after your first wear? What are your current clothing hits and misses?

5 comments:

  1. Loving all the stylish looks.

    Liv

    www.livforstyle.net

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  2. Ooooo so much pretty in one post! I mean whee do I begin? I love the eyelash lace blouse and the zaful dress. Both suit you so well! Also, you look great in peplum. I like it too but sometimes find that it makes my hips look huge! You just look beautiful. And the forever 21 flats are great. Overall great haul!

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  3. I am loving all of these adorable looks!

    <3
    DrWinesBlog

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  4. So many great looks! I love moto jackets! Bomber jackets I love on everyone else lol. I wore them when I was in high-school forever ago (still have pictures lol) so I'm not sure I'll jump on that trend. But never say never, right ;) xo

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  5. love love LOVE the white peplum top!

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