May 21, 2014

OOTD: Very Violet.


Excuse my crazy windblown beach hair!







Top: LOFT || Cardigan: LOFT || Jeans: American Eagle Outfitters || Shoes: Isola {Bought at Marden's- my favorite Maine discount store!} || Sunglasses: Marden's {originally from K-Mart} || Necklace: Charlotte Russe || Headband: Dazzle Up {NC Accessories store} || Purse: Target || Bracelet (Right hand): White House Black Market || Bracelets (Left hand): Alex & Ani || Ring: {Jewelry boutique from my hometown} || Nails: Ulta Nail Laquer in Mint Condition || Lips: Chapstick :-)


     I wore this outfit last week when I got to meet up with two of dear Maine friends, Katie (who is a fellow blogger and who took these pictures!) and Em. I've blogged before about my friendship with Katie, because we have been friends for such a long time! I was homeschooled for a lot of my childhood, and she was my first friend from homeschooling. Em was another friend from my homeschooling days as well. It was so great to see these two gals again after so many months apart! The two of them were able to come out to my hometown, and we spent the afternoon driving around and visiting various beaches and enjoying the sunshine. (I'm extra-glad we were able to do this since many days of rain soon followed!)

Sweet Katie- one of my BFFs since 2002!

Em! :-) 

     LOFT is quickly becoming one of my new favorite stores, their clothes are trendy and chic but at the same time I feel that what they sell is more well-made and classier than the clothing that's sold at other mall stores. (I especially LOFT outlets, where you can get really good deals!) My top is from an outlet store, and I got it for only $5.99 last month! Such a good bargain. I also love LOFT's cardigans, I have worn this purple one in many other blog posts because I practically live in it! 

     I chose some neutral accessories to off-set the purple and violet. The awesome thing about my accessories is that all of them were either bought on sale or were great bargains that I found! I used to wear cute headbands so much in middle school and high school, and I often forget how much I enjoy wearing them, so I decided to throw this cute little bow headband into this outfit. I'm wearing my favorite pair of flats here, which I got a couple of years ago at my favorite Maine discount store, Marden's. Isola shoes are a brand that are sold at fine department stores like Dillard's, but I found these at Marden's for much less then their original price! These were some of my favorite shoes to wear to my internship over the past semester. My sunglasses were also a Marden's find- as y'all know I never pay much for my sunglasses! ;-) And how cute is this Charlotte Russe statement necklace?! Another baragin find- it was originally like $15 or $12 but I found it on sale for $5!  

    Lastly- a note about this wonderful nail polish. Alpha Delta Pi has an end-of-year tradition called Senior Wills where graduating senior members hand down things to younger members of the chapter, and one of my sisters willed to me a couple of Ulta brand nail polishes that she had used during last year's recruitment, and I'm wearing one of them in this post. I hadn't previously used any nail polishes from the Ulta brand before so I was really excited to try these and see how well they worked. I can say that I love this polish!! It lasted almost a week (with a top-coat) before chipping, and the color is absolutely stunning! I can't wait to try out more colors from Ulta's nail line. 


     Sorry that this post turned out to be so wordy!! I guess that I just had a lot to say. ;-) I'm so happy to finally be blogging more regularly again, and also to finally be feeling adjusted to life at home again! Now I'm just waiting for the weather to warm up a bit... it's still been in the 50s and 60s most days, Maine has such cool spring seasons!


     xoxo Miss ALK

4 comments:

  1. That gorgeous purse was from target? I need to look there for "dressed up" purses. All I have are these nice, pretty-but-casual ones. (Which I got for $10 each at Walmart, so no complaints there.) But when I want to look more dressed up and classy, I definitely need to look at Target, I guess! (I've recently been going there more: I just picked up two more bathing suits on sale not too long ago - stocking up for summer! It must be because khol's is under construction ;) )

    I had so much fun with you and Em down at the beach! <3 I look forward to many more adventures this summer. And more fashion posts! ;) You're a great model.

    xoxo,
    Katie
    http://welcometothewackadoodles.blogspot.com/

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  2. Gorgeous!! I love your necklace and accessories! And how the teal nail color complements the violet perfectly. I hope it starts to warm up in Maine for you! Sending some NC weather wishes your way!!

    xo, gina

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  3. I found you through HCBN and wanted to pop in and say hello to a fellow ADPi! I just went through Jewel Degree through Beta Eta (I just graduated from the University of Michigan), and while I'm a northern girl, I adore all things southern!
    xoxo Chloe | Wanderlust in the Midwest

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  4. I found you through HCBN and wanted to pop in and say hello to a fellow ADPi! I just went through Jewel Degree through Beta Eta (I just graduated from the University of Michigan), and while I'm a northern girl, I adore all things southern!
    xoxo Chloe | Wanderlust in the Midwest

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