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Thursday, June 16, 2016

All Black Everything.

I've been trying to stay away from all black looks but after not finding anything new to wear for my niece's Bat Mitzvah and trashing my closet, I finally pulled out this Jack Bryan for Saks vintage dress that I thrifted for $20. My family was literally waiting in the car for me when I put it on. Because the dress is so beautifully embellished I needed to keep my accessories to a minimum. A few key accents, a bright lip, and I was out the door - and only a few minutes late.

I wore this dress last year with my Loubs but this time I wanted to wear shoes that I could actually dance in. Luckily I have my new Jimmy Choo Swarovski Whistler heels that I practically stole for $100. Sometimes when I'm in a rush some of my happiest accidents occur. I was shocked with how many compliments I received. I personally love vintage designer pieces but I know I'm not the norm. Like I said, I was literally grabbing accessories as I was running out the door. I think it worked because the accessories are so modern and unexpected with a vintage dress (that can easily look like you stole it from your grandmother's closet).

From head to toe:
  • Earrings: Rebecca Minkoff, sample sale, $5 (RV $128)
  • Dress: Jack Bryan, thrift store, $20
  • Bag: Dannijo Viper clutch, sample sale, $75 (RV $698)
  • Shoes: Jimmy Choo Swarovski Whistler heels, sample sale, $100 (RV $2,450)
So for $200 I have a look worth several thousand. Not bad.

I'm wearing my Toxic Tale lipstick by MAC again. It's my favorite bright coral lippie for summer. It brightens your face up in a flash. It's long sold out but you can try Vegas Volt or Flocking Fabulous instead. Right now thanks to price matching, they're on sale at Nordstrom for just $14.45 each.

My super cute niece is wearing a customized Zoe LTD McKenzie dress that her mom purchased for her. Their dresses are spectacular. I went to one of their recent sample sales hoping to score some gorgeous gowns for my girls and was not successful. I got her sparkly sandals at the Rack for $25 - which was the cheapest thing she wore that night LOL.

My Choos are pretty comfortable but my 40+ year old knees can really only handle them for 4 hours max. By the end of the night they sparkled on the table next to my clutch.

Thank you to my niece M for taking my pics. It's so helpful to have talent in the family. I did ask the event photographer to snap a few shots too - we'll see if those ever surface.

Congrats to Mylah D., winner of my Rebecca Minkoff earrings giveaway! I've emailed you - can't wait to get them out to you! If you didn't win, thank you for participating :) I grabbed something special from the A.V. Max sample sale (today's the last day if you want to go too!) for my next giveaway. Stay tuned...




  1. Beautiful! Those shoes are so good.


  2. LOVE your dress! The detailing is stunning!

    Rachel /

    1. Thanks Rachel! They just don't make em like they used to...


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