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Happy Dots

gap_uniqloLast night, I headed to the burb’s for a small gathering to celebrate my dad’s 60th birthday. With little time to get ready when I got home from work, I needed a quick outfit change. Since the gathering was somewhat casual, I threw on a tank, pair of jeans and my go to summer flats. Decided to mix it up with some polka dots and stripes. Lastly, I grabbed the newest additions to my arm candy family because I never leave home without something on my wrists. Right before entering the restaurant, I made my photographer (my poor fiance) snap a few photos of my outfit. Luckily my skinny jeans have super stretch in them because I stuffed myself silly that night with some good Vietnamese cuisine.

Outfit Details:

Polka Dot Tank: Gap, $15. I got this during a tank sale. Use code GAP35 and save an additional 35% off ($12.99)

Skinny Jeans: Uniqlo, $20. I bought mine last fall at the 12 story (yes, 12 stories!!!) Uniqlo in Tokyo. They are available online for $19.90. These are amazingly comfortable and like I said, it is super stretchy.

Espadrille Flats: Tory Burch, $92 (Purchased during the Bloomingdale’s Friends & Family event and saved 20%). If this is still more than you would like to spend, check out Soludos and their selection of striped espadrille flats. I own a few pairs and they are very comfortable (and more affordable!).

Sunglasses: Warby Parker (Sinclair in Midnight Blue), Gift. Most glasses and sunglasses are $95. The Sinclair is only available in optical but you could inquire about getting them as sunglasses.

‘L’ initial necklace: This was a present from my mom probably from when I was in middle school. For something similar, gorjana-griffin has the alphabet necklace in gold for $40.

Rings: Gold plated open pyramid ring by Gorjana-Griffin via Rue La La, $26.  Check out Piperlime for this solid pyramid gold ring by Hive & Honey for $20. Gold band was my dad’s wedding band. For a similar ring, the Gorjana-Griffin delaney wave ring is a gold band that is on sale for $38.50.

Bracelets: 1) Metallic silver band with gold hardware, The Fashion Truck, $28. There are limited items online available for sale. For a similar look, Bauble Bar carries a tan geo stud wrap bracelet for $36; 2) Rose gold open triad cuff, Bauble Bar, $38.

Also, last week I learned of a new website: http://youroutfittoday.com/ Check it out for outfit inspirations!

2 Comments on Happy Dots

  1. Alison
    June 18, 2013 at 10:47 am (4 years ago)

    Great action shot! love the T shirt!

    • Linda
      June 20, 2013 at 7:18 am (4 years ago)

      Thanks Alison! Was killing some time before dinner 🙂