Monday, February 6, 2012

Bronzed & Sparkled.

Dark blue thrifted L.E.I. jean jacket, Gold HM necklace, Bronze c/o Beginning Boutique dress, Brown vintage Coach purse via Etsy, Tan Aldo booties via Crossroads.



This bronze dress from Beginning Boutique is beyond beautiful, I always love finding dresses that have a unique wow factor -- for this one, it definitely is the lovely criss-cross straps in the back.  Something I also look for in dresses is how versatile/reliable they can be.  For instance, I love dresses with pockets bc u can rely on them to carry your keys, money, etc.  But with this dress, it already comes with a padded bra! -- great for backless-type of dresses.
Decided to pair off this dress with gold accents with my HM necklace, and cutest buckled booties I got a while back at Crossroads.  Lastly, to make this outfit a bit more laidback for everyday wear, wore my comfy thrifted L.E.I. jacket w/ a fun leopard print collar. (I'm all about collars!)
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This past weekend was a very eventful one for me -- celebrated my 55 monthsary with the bf (haha yeah, we're corny and love to celebrate every month)..but I love it :).  And on Sunday, tackled and dodged many vicious shoppers to grab Jason Wu x Target pieces which btw I cant wait to share with you!  Then headed to Alameda Antique Faire for more shopping :).  
Hope you lovelies are enjoying your start of the week!
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P.S. I entered a style campaign by Fleet, a cute indie boutique.  Would def appreciate your votes lovelies, vote HERE.  Also to thank you all for your amazing support, Fleet is giving Inspirafashion readers a 15% discount off your entire order on their website!  Enter 'INSPIRA15' at checkout <3.

P.S. x 2, If you haven't yet, don't forget to enter the giveaway I'm hosting with Line and Dot to win a tres chic crochet jacket (very reminiscent of Chanel!) :).  Enter HERE.
♥, Kathleen.
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30 comments:

Alexandra said...

you have the BEST outfits! I love everything about this!!

xo, Alexandra

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Rose said...

LOVE the back of the dress!!!! Gorgeous!

xoRose

WearAbouts said...

my sweet sixteen dress looks exactly like that! <3
Rory
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The Fancy Teacup said...

You are an absolute starlet in that dress, Kathleen! You and your boyf are super cute. And I can't wait to see what you snatched up from the Jason Wu for Target collection, I got quite a bit, too. So happy :)

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Sarah said...

I love the glitter! The dress looks like it was made for you xxx

Eda. said...

I absoloutly love the leopard print collar on the denim - darling.

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~Jeimy~ said...

gorgeous outfit love the sequin top and the jacket is soo pretty!!

xOxO S said...

you look gorgeous...you can really wear every piece of fashion ! :)

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Manon said...

Your dress is so cute !!! Perfectly mixed with denim ! Love it !

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Sarah said...

i want this whole outfit :) loving the jacket...may have to do a d.i.y leopard collar :)

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thereformedwanderer said...

You are soooo cute!! I love how you styled your outfit! And the back of the dress is SOOOOO nice :)

I am defs following you :) LOVE YOUR BLOG x

Tippany :) said...

Thanks for following me back btw! :D
I really love your blog and your fashion style :) and the way you put the outfit together! I love it!

Stefanie said...

love the animal print collar! did you do that yourself?! show us a diy if you did, love to do that to mine!

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Angie said...

the subtle sparkling of your sweetheart neckline dress is just darling! the back is also surprising. so sweet KC! happy 55 months :)

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Two Happy Hearts said...

this is such a beautiful outfit!
that dress is perfect and so are those boots!

Sarah said...

I adore this dress. A great color and shape!

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jamie said...

this dress is super cute!! love how you styled it babe. those boots are also killer! hope your week is off to a great start love!!

maggie said...

the dress is so cute! especially love how you dressed it down w/ the denim jacket (saw one just like that by Levi's @ goodwill! didn't fit me though ;( ) and the booties.

xx maggie
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Whitney said...

we love the intricate design of the dress! and the way you styled it with the denim jacket. btw, we're not just jason wu blouse twinsies, but also h&m necklace twinsies :) can't wait to see you style your jason wu pieces!

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Keri said...

That dress is SO cute! The back detailing is to die for.

Rachel said...

this outfit is so cute, the dress is amazing with the sequins and yes that crisscross back does make it special. I can't help but obsess over the leopard color on the denim jacket though! Such a fun little twist

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Annabel said...

your jacket is PERFECT! loving your blog :)

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TheGirlAtFirstAvenue said...

Gorgeous outfit! Love the jacket!
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Candypop said...

The dress looks amazing <3

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Caitie said...

I am so in love with your style! found your blog on chictopia, and it's a new fav! and I see your just in berkeley! I am in S.F. :)

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Kristin said...

such a chic look <3 i love the leopard print on the collar of your denim jacket (: the back of your dress is amazing, I am in love with your boots , and i need that necklace ! <3 ;]]

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Monica Laufer said...

That jacket is unbelievably awesome! I love it! Such a great find.

Love,

M&M

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Krystin said...

The back of that dress is AMAZING!!! Thank you for your comment, love your blog <3 XOXO

Krystin

Sharnie Hung said...

Love all the details!

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Ania Kot said...

lovely!