Spring/Summer wardrobe, part 2

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That is going to be me looking out for the fedex man over the next week, waiting for some new wardrobe additions to arrive.


I have a serious love affair going on with Rebecca Taylor and her romantic, feminine clothes. They fit into my 'look' perfectly and I cannot wait for the weather to improve and get to rockin' some dresses!!

Sean has our email hooked up to his Ipod and when he got home he was a little curious as to why so many emails regarding shipping confirmations were bombarding him today. Oops!
The only logical reason I could offer is up is that I 'needed them!', oh yeah, and they were on sale. 2 of the biggest selling points in my book, in his... not so much.





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Seriously, these are the things my dreams are made of!


But in the meantime I have gathered up a few other items for spring, some old, some new.


I recently found this tulip skirt on clearance for $29 at Anthropologie and while I hummed and hawed over it, I know it will be a keeper. I love pairing casual tanks and sandals with dressy skirts. This one is good because it really dresses up nicely with heels for an evening look. It will also match well with a black Theory tank I scooped up earlier this year, but I like the blouse-y feel of this deconstructed tank.

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tank: Walter; skirt: Anthropologie; heels: Gucci


Many of you have asked about my shorter hair and how I am liking the change, and while it was a BIG difference at first I am slowly venturing out and trying new things. I am in LOVE with messy, curly bangs this year. Which is crazy considering I've always hated bangs and the feel of hair in my face...
To acheive a relaxed, messy curl I usually roll 2 or 3 different sized rollers into dry hair in the morning, do a few chores, blow some warm air on them and about 30 minutes later take them out. It is far less work for me than using a curling iron, and since I usually only wash my hair every other day it is no work at all on the second day.
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old navy sandals
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My current obsession is a pair of $29 Joe Fresh rain boots my mom and sis scouted out for me after knowing I had been hunting for ages. The color and style fit so much of my wardrobe, and I like the tie detail. They have been in heavy rotation, partly because I adore them and partly because the weather has been making them a necessity.
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top: Vince; jeans: Forever21; boots: Joe Fresh

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Wren also got a pair and we've been putting them to good use, jumping in pretty much every puddle we spot.
I am a huge fan, and have been for a long while, of one shoulder and assymetrical dresses so as soon as I saw this bad boy I knew it was coming home with me! I am on the prowl for a fun belt, hopefully something will turn up before the weather warms up (which should give me plenty of time LOL).
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dress: Mason by Michelle Mason; shoes: Bongo
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It also struck me just how disturbingly pale I've become over the course of the winter so I am excited to give a new self tanner a chance. I am going to try this L'oreal gel and see how it goes, giving me lots of time to perfect my technique before I'll actually have to share the results in public.
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While some people are not into mini dresses, I've always been a fan. And let's be honest I probably only have a year or two to get away with them (if I even succeed this year, that is). But it looks like style starts much younger than I expected, and the 2 year old of the house already insists that her tops are dresses. Yikes, dad won't be too pleased with this one!
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