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Nice Lens

Ray Ban_Calico_Gap_Mia_coverAs I was getting ready to head out the door, I got scolded. “Take that off immediately” said the mister.  He was appalled and insulted. How could I possibly wear a Nikon when we shoot with a Canon (#cannonforlife)?  My rebuttal:  “But it’s cute!” He just shook his head in disbelief.

I quickly shook that negativity off since I was on my way to one of my favorite places: SOWA. This busy summer has kept me away. But finally, I had a free Sunday and that was at the top of my list of fun things to do. But first, Mo and I had to stop for a quick bite to eat at Gaslight. I had just come off of a long run and needed nourishment. A girl cannot shop on an empty stomach. Hangry, much?

It turned out to be a gorgeous day. We left the markets with some fresh flowers and #ootd pics. I mean, what is a blogger’s day out without a quick photo shoot down an alley?

Outfit Details:

Sunglasses: Ray-Ban (erika in violet) from Bloomie’s Outlet, $62 (retails at $115 and can be found cheaper on Amazon).

Gold Necklace: 16th bday present from my parents.

Nikon Tank: SM Wardrobe from Calico. I paid $18 but the link I provided to SM Wardrobe carries it at $9.99!

Bracelets: (1) Banana Republic: Tassel Bracelet, $15 (no longer available). The Ivy League Line Bracelet seems to be an updated version, $45; and (2) Adjewelry: Watson Street Vintage Brackelet (one of a kind). I won this in a giveway hosted by Adjewelry on Instagram! Check out Anne’s Etsy shop for other vintage-inspired jewelry.

Watch with Quilted Leather Band: Kate Spade (Cooper Grand Strap), $146 (reg. price $195-last winter).

Rings: (1) Gold Wave Ring: Handel Silver & Goldsmith, $15. Purchased at an outdoor market in Chatham and (2) Thick Gold Bands: gifted from the parental units; and (3) Thin Gold Band: Lotus from Shake The Tree, $14.

Floral Jean Leggings: Gap (old). A few floral options: (1) Gap: 1969 floral statement always skinny skimmer jeans, $27.99; (2) asos: Just Female Skinny Jean in Blured Floral, $54.17; and (3) Saks Off 5th: Elizabeth And James, $138.99 – buy one, get two free!

Strappy Sandals: Mia (taylor) from Bloomingdale’s Outlet, $39.99 (reg. price $79.99). Available at 6PM, $46.99.

12 Comments on Nice Lens

  1. caitlin
    August 8, 2014 at 7:29 am (3 years ago)

    LOVE this outfit friend!

    • Linda
      August 8, 2014 at 11:41 pm (3 years ago)

      thanks friend!

  2. Alison
    August 8, 2014 at 9:22 am (3 years ago)

    I love the t-shirt!!

    • Linda
      August 8, 2014 at 11:41 pm (3 years ago)

      merci buckets!

  3. Lianna
    August 8, 2014 at 11:55 am (3 years ago)

    Very cute outfit! Those shoes are just perfect. SOWA looks like a lot of fun, I’ve been meaning to check it out 🙂

    • Linda
      August 8, 2014 at 11:44 pm (3 years ago)

      Thanks lady! these strappy sandals have been my go to this summer. they are actually very comfy, yay! you defn should! let me know when you go, we can meet up!

  4. Sam
    August 8, 2014 at 1:39 pm (3 years ago)

    Too cute! Love this whole look! Total FOMO with all of the fun blogger things you’ve been doing lately. Miss you 🙁

    xo
    Sam

    • Linda
      August 8, 2014 at 11:41 pm (3 years ago)

      Thanks friend!!! Miss you too! I’ll be coming to NYC in september 🙂

  5. Mo
    August 10, 2014 at 9:25 pm (3 years ago)

    Who was the photog? Can I hire her?!! 🙂 This outfit is too cute… The top is my favorite!

    • Linda
      August 11, 2014 at 7:25 am (3 years ago)

      she is the bomb.com!

  6. Megan Stylish + Scatterbrained
    August 13, 2014 at 12:30 pm (3 years ago)

    Bahaha, I totally laughed out loud when I read that first paragraph. That was awesome. Such a cute outfit and I love all the details!

    • Linda
      August 14, 2014 at 7:28 am (3 years ago)

      true story! Dan was like, are you serious?!