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Tag Archives: polka dots

Summer Nail Inspiration!!!!

2 Jun

I’m guilty of “pinning” again! At least my hour long Pinterest surf session was worthwhile- I collected some of my favorite Summer nail inspiration and am so excited to share it with you guys:) Cheers to Summer and cute manis!!!!

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Fabulous Friday Finds ( all under $20)

26 Apr

Happy Friday everyone! I hope you’re having a fantastic day so far!  This week I have great finds, under $20 as usual, from under the same roof-Forever21.   That’s right, if you like more than one of these finds, you’re in luck because you only have to make one stop.  Anyhow, let’s get right into it.

 

Leopard sandal $14.80

sandals

Rhinestone bracelet $12.80 ( this bracelet BTW is stunning in person)

rhinestone bracelet

Flowered heart studs $3.80

studs

Tropical print cutout dress $15.80

tropical dress

Plus sized Polka dot denim shirt $17.80

denim shirt

Colorblocked dress with belt $19.80

dress with belt

Maxi tube dress $14.80

maxi tube dress

Plus sized colored stretchy jeans $19.80 (available in 14 different colors ranging in sizes 14-20)

jeans

Crepe striped button up shirt $19.80

Crepe striped shirt

Cutout high-low top $19.80

cutout top

All available at Forever21. Happy shopping and have a great weekend

– Journey

I Love My Hansel From Basel Tights!

27 Aug

Over the weekend, the weather cooled off a tad bit and I was able to wear my new favorite tights!  I channeled my inner Zooey Deschanel and rocked the super comfy & cute kneepad tights with a fun clutch that matched!!!!!  I love all the adorable socks, tights and accessories that hansel from basel has to offer….. so perfect for fall. Click HERE for info on the ‘sock of the month club’ where every month one item is put on SUPER SALE!!!!

Knee pad tights($34)  simple, yet so unique.

 

Polka dot envelope clutch($22)

 

Tights & clutch Hansel from basel. Cuff H&M

Seeing Spots

18 Jul

I have been spotting quite a few polka dot patterned pieces while out and about lately and I like it!  Polka dots are so fun and easy to pull off, even if you’re not normally a “print” type.  Polka dots are great to wear throughout summer and well into fall. Shop these spotted selection below.

1.AG ankle skinny jeans($178) available at Anthropologie.

2.Bow dress($66.28) 3.Nude and black dress($59.65) 4.Sandal($41.43) 5. Flowy short suit($34.80) all available at Asos.

6.Camel and red shirt($88) 7. Denim shirt($98) 8. Halter dress($149) 9. Jeans($48) 10. Pink jeans($189) 11.Pastel dress($148) all available at Nordstrom.

12.Pullover sweater($16.90) 13.Trousers with self tie belt($22.80) 14. Button up dress($22.80) all available at Forever21.

Just want a “pop” of polka dots?  Try a self tie belt like this….

Louis Vuitton & Yayoi Kusama (first look)

4 Jun

Louis Vuitton has teamed up with Yayoi Kusama, a spunky 83-year-old Japanese artist known as the polka dot princess. Kusama is highly respected  as being a voice for the avant-garde. Her art is so sought after that in 2008 Christies New york sold a piece by her for $5.1 million, a record for a living female artist. Her polka-dotted collection named infinitely Kusama will appear on handbags, clothing and accessories this Summer (July 10th), so be ready to channel your inner Minnie Mouse!

The fashion industry has been buzzing about this collaboration for some time, and now the French fashion house has released  some photos of the collaborative collection.

Kusama’s work will also be featured in an exhibit at the Whitney Museum  in New York July 12th through September 30,2012. For more information click HERE.

 

 

 

Marc Jacobs, creative director for Louis Vuitton and Kusama.

My Marni Adventure

8 Mar

The day has  come!  Marni for H&M debuted today at select H&M stores across the country.  The wait for the fancy high-end Italian house’s affordable line is finally over. The collection included traditional Marni  bold printed blouses, flirty polka-dotted frocks, structured jackets as well as accessories — including a mix of chunky bracelets and necklaces. Only 3 stores in the LA area had the collection, so I chose an (indoor) mall location just in case I had to wait in a line long. I arrived at the mall at 9am ran up to H&M to find a wristband person(I read online they’d be giving wristbands out). I got my wristband with my designated “shopping time”10:45-11:00am on it. Every 15  minutes, they would let a group of 30 people in a barricaded area to shop. There was a guy with a megaphone screaming the time remaining. I just watched the frenzy for the next hour and 45 minutes until my group was let in.  I also watched in sadness as my beloved white flower necklace slowly disappeared off the shelves:( Finally they let my group in and I felt like I was on supermarket sweep…..my heart was racing. I Grabbed 7 pieces and ran to the dressing room with about 5 of my 15 minutes left to spare.  I fell in love with 2, a tribal top and a polka dot dress. Got in line bought my items and got the hell outta there,with a slight headache. On my drive home, I looked over at my H&M bag and envisioned myself on vacation in these super cute clothes. Thanks H&M!!!! Until next time………rumor has it a HUGE designer collaboration is up next ….. like Tom Ford huge;)

Here are some pics from my adventure today.

The barricades

The megaphone guy

one lady sent in her hubby

my 2 favorite finds

On my way home with my wristband and 1 little shopping bag.