Friday, November 30, 2012

Snakes and Feathers

If you think you may have seen this post...you are right.  I messed up with my scheduler and scheduled 2 posts on the same day.  When I woke up and noticed my mistake and moved this one to today.  And if you haven't seen this post...well please go ahead & disregard the above :)

So....Why is this picture so blurry?
  • I am moving quick like a snake that my hubby can't capture my movement?
  • Shaky hubby hands with poor quality camera?  (A good reason why I should have taken advantage of Black Friday sales and find a deal on a camera)
  •  I am trying to capture the essence of a fast moving snake and light as a feather look?
You decide :)

I am not very good at mixing animal print with more animal print.  This is as much as I can go.  

What are your tips with mixing different animal prints?





Outfit Details:
Loft Top (On Clearance Now)
The Limited Blazer (Similar)
Ann Taylor Pants (Similar)
Ann Taylor Belt (Similar)
Tiffany Necklace (Same)
Loft Ring (Similar)
White House Black Market Heels (Similar)
Tory Burch Purse (Same)

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Chambray Shirt for the Office

I've seen a lot of bloggers confess their love the chambray shirt.  I am not sure I am in love with them yet but I like how a lot bloggers are styling it appropriate for an office environment.  Here's my stab at wearing a chambray shirt for work.  It felt a little casual for me which was fine since I wasn't meeting with any clients.

So last month, one of my daily blog reads, Bravoe Runway, Bessie shared with us some of her shoes from her beautiful shoe collection that does not get worn much.  Her goal was to style her outfit based on her shoes.  I was inspired by her blog entry since I am so guilty of wearing the same shoes over and over.  I tend to buy shoes like everything I do - on impulse with no idea what I would wear with it and hence most of shoes that are a little different does not get used much.

Take these beautiful heels from Vince Camuto, I probably have had them for over 6 months and have never worn them.  I think in my twisted head, I thought I could only wear these heels with brown and pink clothes.  

Do you buy shoes with outfits in mind?





Outfit Details:
Old Navy Top (Similar)
J Crew Skrit (Similar)
Ann Taylor Necklace (Similar)
Unknown Bracelet (Similar)
Unknown Ring (Similar)
Vince Camuto Heels (Similar)
Tory Burch Purse (Same)





Monday, November 26, 2012

Watermelon

Happy Monday!  I hope everyone that had Friday off had a nice extended weekend.  I had to work but it's okay since it's such a quiet day at the office that I actually got to catch up.  

I wore this to work the other day and my friend told me I looked like a watermelon.  I am not sure if it was a compliment.  I am hoping it's the colors that evokes a watermelon and not my body shape :) 

I am a big fan of paisley.  I love they usually have many colors that you can work with and the pattern is so classic.  

Are you a fan of paisley?





Outfit Details:
J Crew Factory Top (Same)
Gap Blazer (Similar)
The Limited Skirt (Similar)
Ann Taylor Belt (Similar)
Jeweliq Necklace (Similar)
Jeweliq Earrings (Similar)
Gorjana Ring (Similar)
The Limited Bracelet (Similar)
Colin Stuart Heels (Similar)



Sunday, November 25, 2012

Cyber Monday Deals

In case you didn't finish all your shopping on Black Friday...here are more deals for you.

Alice + Olivia 20% off site wide.  No code needed.



ASOS US  30% off everything.  Code: CYBERMONDAYSPECIAL



BaubleBar Free gift for every $40 spend.  No code needed.




Bloomingdale's  Take $50 off $250.  No code needed.



Club Monaco 30% off already reduced merchandise.



Dorothy Perkins 25% off everything. Code: DPHOLIDAY25



DVF 30% off sale.  Code: HOLIDAYSALE



French Connection 30% off all purchases + free ground shipping for $150+.  Code: LUVYOU



Gorjana 40% off entire site + free shipping.  Code: CYBER40



Kate Spade up to 70% off select items + free shipping on $200+.  No code needed.



Michael Stars 25% off site wide + free shipping.  Code: CYBER12



Modcloth  Fan selected items at 25% off.  No code needed.



Shopbop.com  Spend $250 save 20%, $500 save 25%, $1000 save 30%, $1500+ save 35%.  Code: BIGEVENT12



Vince Camuto  30% off excludes clothing & watches.  Code: HOLIDAY



Banana Republic, Gap, & Old Navy  30% off.  Code: CYBER







Athleta & Piperlime 20% off.  Code: CYBER

Loft  50% off everything.  Code: TODAYONLY



Ann Taylor  40% off everything.  Code: MONDAY

J Crew  25% off everything + free shipping. Code: MONDAY



J Crew Factory  50% off everything + free shipping.  Code: YOURGIFT

Saturday, November 24, 2012

My Hawaiian Getaway

I have been living in Southern California for over 10 years now but I still call Hawaii my home.  My family still lives there and we visit Oahu every year.  We normally stay with my family since this helps to reduce our expenses but this time we decided to stay at the Disney resort - Auilani.  

All I can say is that Auilani is gorgeous and I will stay there again in a heart beat.  The hotel is more about the Hawaiian culture than it is about Mickey Mouse.  I love that they embraced the Hawaiian culture and there's a lot of activities that you can do to learn more about the culture.  The attention to detail is impeccable all around the hotel and the staff was extremely friendly.  

It was such a relaxing vacation, I was not ready to come back and start working again.  Can I just win the lottery so I can travel the world?
Picture Details:
1. View from our balcony
2. View of the lobby entrance from the inside 
3. View from lazy river looking at the hotel lobby entrance
4. View of lagoon

Picture Details:
1. Family photo with Mickey & Minnie Mouse
2.  Enjoying my shave ice from Shimazu
3.  Logan & me enjoying a beautiful sunset
4. Making leis at the resort

Friday, November 23, 2012

Black Friday


I hope everything had a wonderful Thanksgiving and was able to eat some delicious food and have some quality time with family.  Did you part take in the Black Friday Madness?  And did you get what you went to buy?  I am so curious since I have never done Black Friday and I love to sleep more than I actually want to wait in line in the freezing cold for a chance to buy something that there's only 5 available.

Here's what I wore Thanksgiving to make sure I was comfy all day.  I debated about showing the 1st picture with my coat since I rarely wear them.  I've had this coat forever and looking at the picture, it looks just kind of blah. I have a handful of coats but they are more an afterthought for me.  I am curious - do you incorporate your coat as part of your outfit?  






Outfit Details:
Old Navy Coat (Similar)
Ann Taylor Top (Same)
Loft Leggings (Same)
Ann Taylor Earrings (Similar)
NameJewelrySpot Monogram Necklace (Same)
White House Black Market Bracelet (Same)
Banana Republic Ring (Similar)
Loft Boots (Similar)




Thursday, November 22, 2012

Black Friday Deals

I am not a Black Friday shopper since I am way to impatient to stand in lines.  So here are some deals that I found for you to do in your pajamas in the comfort of your home or where ever you are.  Happy Shopping!!

Alice + Olivia:  20% site wide.  No code needed.



Anthropology  Nov 23-25.  25% off Sale.  No code needed.




ASOS  Nov 23rd only.  20% off everything.  Code: BLACKFRIDAYBONUS



BAUBLEBAR  Nov 23rd only.  Buy 2 Baubles get 15% off (Code: FRIDAY15), 3 Baubles get 25% off (Code: FRIDAY25) and 4 Baubles get 35% off (Code: FRIDAY35)



Club Monaco  30% off already reduced merchandise.  No code needed.



DAVID MEISTER  Nov 22-26.  25% off purchase + free shipping.  Code: HOLIDAY25



Dorothy Perkins Nov 21-27. 20% off full priced dresses (excludes Kardashian Kollection).  Code: GOBBLE2012



DVF NOV 21-26.  30% off sale items + free shipping.  Code: HOLIDAYSALE



Gorjana Nov 23rd only.  Win up to 100% off your purchase! Enter BLKFRIDAY to see what % off you will get.



J Crew Nov 21-25.  25% off all orders + free shipping on orders of $150+.  Code: COLOR25



J Crew Factory  Nov 21-25%.  40% off everything + extra 15% off over $100.  Code: GIVEANDGET



Levis Nov 23rd only.  40% off site wide + plus free shipping for $75+.  Code: BLKFRI



Madewell Nov 21-25th.  25% off everything + free shipping.  Code: TREAT



Pink Mascara Nov 21-30th.  25% off.  Code: CYBER



Shopbop Nov 21-26. Spend $250 get 20%, $500 get 25%, $1000 get 30% and $1500 get 35%.  Code: BIGEVENT12



Steve Madden  25% off + free shipping.  Code: http://rstyle.me/ad/vjm5p28n



Theory Nov 23-26.  30% of.  Code: THANKS2012



Tory Burch  Spend $300 get 20% off, spend $500 get 25% off, spend $750 get 30% off AND get a limited edition notecard set with any purchase of $150.  Code: GIFTFORYOU



The Outnet  Extra 20% off.  Code: GIVETHANKS20



Vince Camuto  30% off (excludes watches & clothing).  Code: HOLIDAY



Loft  40% off everything.  Code: Enjoy.  In store 50% off everything until noon on 11/23.



Ann Taylor 40% off full price purchases & 25% off sale items.  Code: THNAKS



Ulta $3.50 off $10 purchase.  Code: 74581, free shipping on $25+ Code: HOLIDAY2012



White House Black Market  30% off for WHBM members, 25% of non-members.  Code: 11217

Kohl's 15% off everything plus free shipping on $50+.  Code: BLACKFRI



Urban Outfitters  Extra 50% off sale.  No code needed.



Bloomingdale's  $25 off $200-$399, $50 off $400-$599, $75 off $600-$799 and $100 off $800+.  No code needed.



The Limited  50% off everything until noon + $5 shipping.  Code: THANKS

Jewelmint 50% off everything.  Code: BFGET50

Shoemint  $40 off 1st item.

DSW  Free python tote with $49 purchase.  Code: PYTHON



Neiman Marcus 20% off sale items.  No code needed.



Banana Republic  40% off purchase (restrictions apply).  Code: BRFRIDAY


Gap  up to 60% off selected items. + 20% off.  Code: GAPGIFT



Nine West  50% off select boots & booties.  20% off entire site.  No code needed.



Armita Singh  Nov 23rd only.  50% off site-wide + free shipping.   Code: BLACK12FS
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