Trendy On A Budget

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Friend or Faux?

banana republic_nine west_the fashion truckAlong the same vein as last week’s post, I dressed up a classic number, my work LBD, with a fitted peplum blazer. The peplum is quite a popular trend and one I admire but never really got into. Thinking about it now, I am somewhat surprised I didn’t give it a chance since I love fit and flare silhouettes. When I spotted this blazer on the rack of The Fashion Truck, I figured it was worth trying something knew. The bold blue hue and faux leather details were also factors that weighed in the blazer’s favor. I tried it on and immediately decided that it was a must-have for the Fall.
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Chic Consignment: Chic Blog

As I was reviewing the traffic to my blog, I noticed a referrer link from a consignment store I had visited back in April (and have returned  a few times since). Of course I clicked on it and there it was, my blog! Chic Consignment re-blogged my post as part of their Chic Blog, which featured a Michael Kors dress I purchased from their store.  Thank you Chic Girls for the shout out!

Chic Consignment

Trail Blazer

old navy_loft_old navy_jason wu for target_nine westPutting this outfit together was as easy as 1-2-3, literally. Instead of reaching for my LBD, I decided to pair a fitted tank with my favorite pleated skirt. The orangey-red floral print definitely popped against the black and the blazer instantly elevated the outfit. The added bonus of wearing this blazer to work is that it kept me warm in my frigid little cube. Love it when fashion can serve a functional purpose!
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Slow Down!

lucite necklaceI have been in a mad dash over the past few weeks to wear the remaining summer pieces from my closet (some still have tags on them!). With a bridal shower to attend, it was the perfect opportunity to wear my newest Lilly dress. I have to say, my Lilly dress collection has grown thanks to Rue La La. Read below to find out how much I ended up paying for this number.
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