Sunday, May 22, 2011

Rapture

I had an absolutely spectacular rapture day! I was supposed to do house chores today, but I wasn't about to spend my last day cleaning... so I went out and enjoyed the beautiful day!



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I started of the day vintage hunting at yard sales and thrift shops! I scored some great jewelry pieces that I plan to incorporate in future DIY projects as well as two crossbody purses; one white metal mesh and one embroidered with fringe!





Vintage finds!



When I was done running errands, I didn't want to go back home--I wanted to be out and enjoying the warm weather! So I stopped by the beauty supply store to look. But to my surprise, the entire store was 20% off! I couldn't help but buy a few bottles of polish, right? Especially when I saw the Serena Williams shatter duo!





Beauty haul!



After that, I went to visit my favorite boutique (Therapy), and as luck would have it, there was an art festival up and down the whole street that the store is on! I spent time perusing the various booths before heading into the boutique. The weather was absolutely perfect!

In Therapy, I very nearly bought a third pleated skirt, but after I tried it on, I decided I didn't like the length on me. I did discover a tray full of gorgeous rings by someone who may very well be my new favorite jewelry designer--Jan Michaels!





jan michaels rings at 
therapy

It was extremely hard to choose just one, but I finally decided on the gorgeous lion ring!




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The best part about my day? Literally everywhere I went, someone complimented my outfit! It made me feel like a million bucks!





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Nude dress (as shirt) - LuLu*s | Vintage white pleated skirt - Etsy
Brown belt - H&M | Vintage basket purse | Purple strappy wedges - Old Navy
Initial necklace - Gift | Vintage gold necklace | Pearl bracelet - Gift
Bangles - Target, F21, & Claire's | Pearlized bangle - thrifted

8 comments:

GothamPolish said...

The sun FINALLY came out yesterday too! That is an amazing ring.

happie2smile said...
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Jenée said...

such an adorable outfit! love all your finds, that lion ring is my favorite! sounds like a wonderful day!

Kristen said...

i absolutely love that ring! i love your bag, it is so cute : )

artsyazn said...

Love your outfit and your finds! And your hair looks extra nice too! I'm trying to grow mine out now, but it'll be a couple more years before it gets as long as your's, lol.

Vanessa, Take only Memories said...

This outfit is gorgeous! And I love your shoes!

Tereza Anton said...

You look so elegant.

Christina said...

cute skirt! :)