Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Easy Dresses and Classic Handbags

A couple weeks ago I had a really fun French Connection party with my closest blogger friends (KellyRebecca, and Christine). I ended up taking home this dress and will for sure be wearing it to death because I'm a sucker for easy dresses like these (as seen here and here). Champagne, spending time with good friends, and shopping is pretty much my idea of a perfect scenario. It was hard not to buy out the entire store but I showed restraint although there are a few pieces I'm still thinking about (this fun sequin top, these scalloped heels, and this bold printed shift dress)!

I always feel guilty making any sort of big purchase. I sold an old, vintage Coach bag on my instagram closet account and I've been wanting a nice, black handbag for a while now. My requirements were that it had to be cross-body and be big enough for my things. I saw this Ted Baker beauty and was sold on the gorgeous rose gold detailing and detachable clutch but it didn't have cross-body straps! The boutique was able to make me longer straps so I ended up buying it. I'm happy because it's a good month later and I have zero regrets on the purchase so I know it was the right choice. It's even prettier in real life too!

 photo DSC00423_zps44baf351.jpg  photo DSC00409_zps4d271c07.jpg  photo DSC00445_zpse7d2d032.jpg  photo DSC00431_zps1d359b3e.jpg Photos by Brittanny Taylor and don't forget to check out her FB page here!
Hair by Sorah Yaffa

Boots:  Modern Vice on sale (similar Isaac Mizrahi or Kate Spade)
BagTed Baker, the camel color is also gorgeous and it comes in mint too here
WatchMichael Kors
Bracelets: T & J Designs and Stella & Dot
RingHenri Bendel, unavailable


  1. love the detail in your boots. Also good for you for treating yourself to a new purse.

  2. Such a cute dress and that bag is absolutely amazing. You made the right choice :)

    xo Amy

  3. Love the dress - looks fantastic on you! Those boots are amazing too!


  4. Love your bag! I definitely think you made a great purchase. Also, that dress is adorable!

  5. OMG love everything about this girlie!

  6. That dress looks amazing on you!! Your accessories I need to have -- I'm absolutely obsessed!

    XO Courtney

    Color Me Courtney

  7. Sounds like such a fun time! This dress looks great on you and that bag was definitely a worthwhile investment.


  8. Are you Jewish? Are you familiar with the laws of modesty?

  9. What are you trying to ask me?

  10. Thanks Sam-yes it was! Yay-thanks :)

  11. I love everything about this outfit! I would totally wear it. Also, we're watch buddies, I have the same one :)


  12. Love all your pretty gold details!! Wish I'd been able to come by the party.

    Blonde in this City

  13. Thanks Rose! We'll have to do a fun blog party soon!

  14. Aw thanks Stephanie! Ha, love this watch!

  15. Jen Dang @ Skirt The RulesMarch 16, 2014 at 11:33 PM

    You look gorgeous!! Love that dress on you!

    xo Jen
    Skirt The Rules

  16. Thanks Merritt! Wish I knew how to do it myself!


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