Tuesday, March 20, 2012

What I'm Loving


When we made our Austin plans, all I could dream of was warm weather. Shedding the layers of a miserable winter and letting the sun shine on my skin, getting some much needed vitamin D. Boy was I completely wrong. We left sunny, 60 degree Pittsburgh, for rainy, 45 degree Austin! We did get a day and a half of good weather though, which was enough to awaken the spring/summer shopping bug in me, below are a few things on my list, and a few things I'm loving...

I love the pairing of a crop top with a high-waisted, full skirt for summer. This patterned piece would look perfect with a chambray skirt and big earrings.

Speaking of earrings, I've recently rediscovered what an amazing accessory they are, especially for summer when you may not want to feel encumbered by a necklace. I love this fringed pair.

While I love my platform heels, I hate feeling like I can't move around easily- especially when it's warm out. This flat-form style would be a happy medium.

I'm in desperate need of some new sneakers this year, I wore holes in every pair when I worked at the cafe! I'm planning on adding these, these, and these to my closet this summer. (I wear my Toms like slippers around the house).

I was able to try the Bonnie & Clyde by BonLook on while in Texas, and they're now on my list. Glasses can be so pricy, BonLook is a great option starting at $99 a pair with lenses.

 I'm in serious need of a case for my phone, it's been floating around my bag, unprotected for months. This case is handmade, super unique, and only $10!

If you looked in my closet right now, you would find an embarrassingly large collection of 80's silk shirts, I can't get enough! This teal top would be a perfect addition to that collection, I love a good, vibrant hue.

If you're looking for the perfect summer sandal, I can not recommend enough Salt Water's. I bought a pair last week, and they're amazing. Seriously. Plus, they're made in the US!

I've been adding a lot of prints to my summer wardrobe lately. I love the mix of blue, brick, and yellow of this dress, plus it's on sale!

Have you joined FAB yet? It's a flash sale site that features tons of modern home decor, and-most notably for me at least- lots of unique jewelry.

What's on your list for the warm weather?


Rae Veda said...

Oh gosh! I really can't be doing any more shopping. I'm craving bare legs though. And I can't wait to get my bike for my birthday. xo, rv


MsVeve said...

I too shouldn't be shopping since am reaching my bank account's breaking point, but I couldn't stop myself from ordering a claddagh ring in silver from an irish online jeweler. I love the symbolism and story behind this ring. And I'll be honest and admit I was a huge Buffy fan when young and she had one from Angel. Anyways, I adore those outfit snaps at the beginning of the post. Your style is so inspirering.

Xox, Miss V (msveve.blogspot.com)

blue roses said...

call me boring, or traditional, but i always look forward to plain crisp white dresses and white tee shirts with lots of bakelite.

the florals, some of them, get me excited too.... i tend to prefer mod-inspired large flowers, rather than the victorian tight patterns currently trending.


Kallie, Happy Honey and Lark said...

Mmmm sandals. Hooray for warmer weather.
Love those bracelets you've got goin on in the top left picture.
PS--An email in response is on its way (hopefully tonight!)

Lottie said...

I really want a pair of those saltwaters--I just need to find somewhere in the uk that has them so I can go and try them on.

Orchid Grey said...

Lottie: They run about a size big, but I highly recommend them!

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sweet harvest moon said...

Can't wait to wear sandals again!

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