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fun florals {workwear wednesday}

I am a big fan of prints (who knew) and floral prints are no exception. Now, I know you can easily overdo it with florals that are too loud or too much of them. I like your traditional flower prints but what really drew me to this dress is the unusual take on floral (maybe a bit modern) and the unusual color combination.  Plus, finding a Boden dress at the thrift store for a fraction of the price and in my size? Whoa.

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Do you like floral prints? Do you wear them to work?

Outfit Deets:
Dress: Boden, thrifted
Shoes: Crocs, thrifted

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prints + patterns {thrift style thursday}

it’s really no surprise to anyone that I love mixing prints. it’s fun and an easy way to add visual interest to your ensemble.

By the way, my sweet mom helped with this post by taking my pix. She was having trouble seeing the viewfinder (her eye issues), and so most of the pix ended up crooked or with my head missing. Doesn’t matter to me. Thanks mom, for helping with my blog:)

check out how I did my print mixing for this week’s TST:

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Oops, my head is missing!
Oops, my head is missing!

I love florals + stripes (or polka dots) 🙂

Don’t miss the rest of the TST crew:

Zhenya at Being Zhenya
Kristi at Alligator Toe
Miche at Buttons and Birdcages
Jackline at Sincerely Miss J
Justine at The Two Cent Chic
Meg at Eclecticity
Sheri  at Confessions of a Refashionista
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Outfit Details:
Skirt: Talbots floral pencil skirt, thrifted $3.39
Top: Rafaella striped tee, thrifted $3.39
Cardigan: J. Jill, thrifted (gift from mom)
Belt: black and leopard belt, consignment store credit
Shoes: Melissa + Vivienne Westwoo flats, poshmark
Bag: Coach Leatherware briefcase, thrifted $35 + scarf $1.39

blazer love + new booties

I love blazers and now that it’s cooling down (just a tad) in NC, I’ll take every opportunity to wear them. Even if they’re a little more “springy” – ie. this floral print one.

Also, behold my new booties, from the LUXE line at JustFab. I wanted to give them a quick review for readers out there that are considering them.
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JustFab Remington bootie review (from their LUXE line):
Style: I love the casual chic look of this bootie. Simply, classic, no frills. 5/5

Fit: this is my “beef” with these shoes and justfab in general. They don’t make a size 9.5 WHICH IS DUMB. I wear a 9 in open toed and 9.5 in closed toed shoes (I have wide feet) generally. I had to size all the way up to a 10 in the Remington booties and so of course they are a tab bit loose. And being real suede, they are stretching. I would have really preferred a size 9.5.  3/5.

Comfort: They are pretty comfortable. Would have liked a tad bit more padding in the insole and less of a slippery sole but honestly, I wore them for like 9 hours and they were very comfy. 4/5

Color: Looks like clay. At least it’s a neutral color.  3/5.

Quality: Hard to tell at this point but I sprayed suede protector on the suede to make it last. The suede seems to be in nice shape and I hope it stays that way. I’ll go ahead and rate it 5/5 even though it might need to be reevaluated with more wear.

Price: while shoes from the JustFab Luxe line are a little pricier than their general selection, I think it’s totally worth it because the use genuine leather and suede. I am not a huge fan of synthetic materials because they tend to rub my feet and also smell. Not bad for $59 (plus they were offering a $10 off coupon)

Overall: I like them but I’d like them a lot more if they were a size 9.5! COME ON JUST FAB, make your shoes in 9.5!!! 3.5-4/5

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Outfit Details:

Blazer: LOFT floral blazer, thrifted $3.59
Top: LOFT grey print tank blouse, thrifted $3.59
Necklace: turquoise bubble necklace, gift
Scarf: egyptian scarf, gift from mom
Pants: Ralph Lauren skinny jeans, thrifted $3.59
Shoes: JustFab Luxe Remington in Taupe. [NOT A MEMBER? JOIN HERE PLEASE]
Bag: Coach Willis vintage bag, thrifted $26

floral + denim

Rafaella Floral blouse + pink plastic chain necklace + david kah skinnies + mel forever21 jelly sandals Rafaella Floral blouse + pink plastic chain necklace + david kah skinnies + mel forever21 jelly sandals

Yesterday I was in the mood for something easy and breezy. Nothing says easy than a flow-y chiffon blouse – with a summery floral print! One of my favorite ways to wear floral is with denim so pairing this blouse with a pair of skinny jeans was a no-brainer. And also I’m silly, so I took a picture while holding our pet gargoyle.

As for shoes, if you’re wondering (or not at all) why I haven’t been wearing heels lately it’s mainly because I have chronic lower back pain and it’s been worse these past few weeks. Plus the rain isn’t good for heels 🙂

OH and I wanted to tell you all that I have a refashion (taking a piece of clothing and changing it into something else) that I’m currently working on that I think is pretty darn sweet. If you have instagram, follow me to see this sneak-peak – @kittehluvs

Have a GREAT hump-day.

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Outfit Details:
Top: Rafaella chiffon floral blouse, thrifted $3.59
Jeans: David Kahn skinny jeans, ideeli clearance, $30
Shoes: Mel by Melissa for Forever21 Geo Mini-Wedge Sandals in Jelly Bean, forever21 $22
Necklace: Plastic Link necklace, veryjane.com $12

more Prabal Gurung…

When I went into Target a few weeks ago, I couldn’t help but check out the clearance section. I found 2 dresses on clearance that I couldn’t leave without. This Prabal Gurung For Target® Dress in Meet the Parents Print is one of them. I’ll post the other one later on this month.

I LOVE this dress. I didn’t really pay much attention to it at first. Although I love the black and white color combination, when it comes to the Prabal Gurung collection I was looking for a lot of color. But then I tried it on. It fits so well with a hint of stretch! And the neutrals go really great with a pop of neon or bright color for spring.

Outfit details:
Dress: Prabal Gurung For Target® Dress in Meet the Parents Print, on clearance at Target store for $13.50
Necklace: Bubble necklace, apple green, ebay $15
Jacket: Neat thrifted pink/purple knit blazer, $4.59
Shoes: Cole Haan black leather pumps, ebay $25

What do you think of this dress? Plus, the price just couldn’t be beat!