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Monday, March 9, 2015

Wedding glam - bargainista style.

My daughter's teacher got married on Sunday and she was invited to the ceremony. Any excuse to dress up and I'm in :)

My look started with my recent Tamara Mellon sample sale find, this $1,495 leather halter dress that I scored for just $100! They only had a size 2 (not gonna happen) and an 8 - so I sized up because I was not leaving this dress behind. In TM I typically take a 4 on top and 6 on bottom.




Model Alessandra Ambrosio actually wore this dress last month to a party and posted this picture on Instagram. It was a modest affair so I had to get a little creative with the styling. I layered it with a $10 top I had picked up in Burlington Coat Factory recently. If you haven't been to Burlington in a while, it's seriously worth a look.




So let's talk details...
  • Shoes: Sergio Rossi, $99, DSW
  • Bag: Rebecca Minkoff glitter clutch, $20, sample sale
  • Bracelet: Charlene K blue agate cuff, Rocksbox - get your first month free with code SHOPPINGGALXOXO
  • Earrings: Argento Vivo, $25, Nordstrom Rack
  • Lipstick: MAC Miley Cyrus Viva Glam - hands down my favorite lippie purchase in a long time.




That bracelet was the best piece in my Rockbox this shipment - love it against my Minkoff clutch!




And now let's talk shoes. I blogged about them when I got them and every time I pull them out I do a little happy dance. They are SPECTACULAR so now you're going to have to look at a whole bunch of pictures of them LOL.







My daughter Ella, who was my photographer for the evening, also wanted to share some of her details too :) Yes, I train them young. She styled herself and she's getting pretty good with my camera. She was particular proud of her furry Gap Kids purse that we picked up a while back for $3. She raided my jewelry box and is wearing a pair of my gold earrings (as in 14k) from the Rack that I found on clearance for about $10. Her Ruby & Bloom sweater was $1 at the Rack, and the Les Touts Petite dress was from Daffy's - it was probably $3-4 at the end of season. I miss Daffy's :(




Ella took this shot too :)

It's her birthday tomorrow - my little big girl turns 8. That means that next month my other two kids turn 6 &10. Time really does fly.

I suppose I should actually say something about the wedding LOL. It was a beautiful affair. The bride's makeup, extensions and jeweled headpiece were perfection. I actually had a shot with the bride and Ella but my stupid camera likes to not work sometimes :( Here's a pic of the bride walking down the aisle to the Chuppah.




And that's all folks! Just wanted to share my wedding look - and that I actually do wear the stuff I hoard LOL.
-Shoppinggal
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15 comments

  1. omg I don't even know where to start.... that dress is incredible on you, the shoes.... omg, I can see why you love them!!! Stunning! And your daughter is a mini you! So adorable!

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    1. Thanks! That dress really is everything - I'm so glad I didn't leave it :)

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  2. Love your look! You looked fabulous and don't get me started with your daughter. Love her white fur bag! I need to go shopping with you 😊 I love your finds!!!

    Btw, I sent payment via PayPal. Let me know if you're having any trouble receiving it. I cannot wait for it to arrive. I just hope they all fit lol.
    Thanks again Michelle!!

    -Reyna

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    1. Thanks! And I got your payment - I'm packing them up now :)

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  3. Super hot mama!!!
    Xoxo
    Aviva
    Happy birthday to Ella!!!

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  4. It is fun to dress up, amazing finds, the little furry purse is adorable!

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    1. Thanks! Since I've lost most of the baby weight I try to play dress up everyday :) DD and I actually went into Wallmart after the wedding all dressed up LOL.

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  5. I love those shoes. Beautiful!

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  6. 1. You are STUNNING and that dress is to die for. Super sad it wasn't available on the day I went!

    2. your daughter is darling and beautiful. happy birthday to her!

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  7. Thank you :) They only had three of these dresses - I'm so glad I snapped one up.

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  8. Rustic barn wedding in NYC!! Sounds great! There are various Seattle venues but this one is my favorite. This place offers all the facilities for a true Rustic barn wedding ceremony. Isn’t that true?

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