Friday, August 26, 2011

Maximized and accessorized


I wore this maxi dress on Wednesday because I wanted to stay comfortable and cool in the 85 degree weather, but it’s pretty boring on its own, so I pondered a few different ways to spice it up. I just got the pink and gold bracelets earlier in the week, so I threw them on and liked the contrast against the blue. The scarf seems a bit impractical, but it was actually lightweight enough that it didn’t make me overheat. And the sunglasses - oh, the sunglasses! Normally I don't care too much about the brand of an item as long as it's well made, but I have to admit that I'm very excited to own a pair of Oscar de la Renta sunglasses! Not only were they just ten dollars at TJ Maxx, but they have a fantastic purple ombre to them.





Dress: Forever 21
Sandals: Target
Sunglasses: Oscar de la Renta from TJ Maxx
Scarf: free from aunt
Bracelets: Cost Plus World Market

8 comments:

  1. Very cute.. love the bangles and the free scarf from your aunt.. score!

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  2. I love the scarf you paired with it. Lovely print and colors. And the fit of that maxi looks gorgeous on you!

    RebeccawithanR

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  3. Your husband made your header too? How sweet! Yeah my husband made it while I was at work so I wasn't there to bug him or else I would have done the same thing!

    Ok, so I am LOVING this look! I saw that bag at Urban Last week and it was on sale for only $13.99!! I wanted to buy it SOO bad but can't because I can't shop until my 60 days is up! Boohoo!

    Well anyways I can see you wear it and dream... :)

    xoxo Denise

    http://allthingsnew-denise.blogspot.com/

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  4. This whole look is gorgeous. I think I will love maxis forever :) I really like the cute elephants on your scarf :)

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  5. Those sunnies are terrific! TJMaxx had so many sunnies on clearance, it was all I could do to only buy one pair.

    Chic on the Cheap

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  6. Love that scarf and maxi, great! xo

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