Anthropologie: New Arrival Edit

The Anthropologie catalog arrived in the mail this weekend. I always love to flip through and see what beautiful landscape and props they’ll use to show off their bohemian-leaning lines. And this catalog was no exception. Case and point…

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I gotta say it was full of stunning items with which I’d love to line my closet. If only had a little more lining my wallet – it’d be fun to start from scratch right from the pages of Anthropologie.

From ballgowns to bathing suits, here’s a roundup of some of most favorite pieces in the New Arrivals section.

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Literally a ball gown… er ball skirt & tank

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And this little black number… va voom!

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Summer weddings perhaps?

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Love that you could pair this sheath with a number of matching cardis, sandals and bright jewelry options.

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Could the pleating on this bodice be any more gorge?

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Well you gotta wear something underneath, right?

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I don’t know which I like better, this flowy top in turquoise or the eyelet shorts.

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This top is so ultra chic up front (and back!)

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You can never have enough sheer, lacy and white blouses.

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I’ve been on the hunt for the perfect white wrap blouse for years!

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Cutest paperbag shorts with bow EVER!

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Bring on the 70’s and these fabulous flared jeans. I’m also loving the French striped tee.

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Oh Nanette Lepore, you never let me down!

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And last but not least… this gorgeous scalloped maillot that is no longer available. I just couldn’t skip it!

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Daily Covet: Prabal Gurung Bow Front Top

To say my tastes in fashion are eclectic is an understatement. Schizophrenic might be a better term.

If you don’t believe me, take a gander at my last post about boyfriend jeans.

But not a lot of choices could be less boy and more girly-girl than this ice blue bow front top from Prabal Gurung (a fave for sure!) It showed up in a Harper’s Bazaar article about boob-minimizing tops – their words, not mine. While I would like a little minimizing from time to time, it’s the asymmetry and pseudo-ruching that I love. The peplum with skinny black pants or a pencil skirt would be gorge on just about any body type.

And Prabal Gurung is just one in a long list of designers you’ll be seeing ice blue from this fall/winter. Doesn’t hurt that blue happens to be one of my most favorite colors. I love all shades – navy to the palest shade of blue, so it’s no wonder this top jumped off the page at me.

Now, how to finance it… hmmm.

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Daily Covet: Isabel Marant Largo Crocheted Top

Ahhh Isabel Marant… edgy, sophisticated, feminine, tough and oh so cool.

I am IN LOVE with this Largo Crocheted Top – isn’t it gorge?! I’ve always been a major fan of heavy cotton lace and this top is tops in my book.

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Ways to style this Isabel Marant piece are absolutely endless… white jeans, a ball skirt, leather, even cotton shorts.

This would be a total must have… if I were not the mother of three little leeches, who eat up my clothing budget with the quickness.

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Daily Covet: Etro V-Neck Blouse

I know, I know, I’ve been dying for fall and winter to finally begin so that I could wear my fall finds.

But now that I’m being bombarded with all the Cruise collections, I’ve got spring on the brain.

This Etro printed v-neck blouse really caught my eye.  I love finding blouses that have unique lines.  This particular blouse not only has the most flattering neckline for me, but it provides a little camouflage for a little extra padding in the tummy and hip areas.

And of course, this blouse features shades of blue which are always my favorite.

Never hurts to be thinking about the next season, right?

Shades of Jade

One of the hottest colors for fall also happens to be one of my favorites.  Call it “Jade”, call it “Peacock”, call it whatever you want, but call it “gorgeous!”

Here are a few of my favorite things for fall, not only in shades of jade, but in super luxe fabrics and super feminine styles.

Peter Pan Collars

Peter Pan collars are nearly everywhere you go.  You’ll find these cute collars on coats, jackets, blouses, dresses and even all by their lonesome.

While I love Peter Pan for little girls, they are so chic right now for big girls too.

Here’s a smattering of Peter Pan cuteness.

[1] Faith Connexion Annabelle Dexter Lace Blouse [2] Forever 21 Pale Pink Blouse [3] Comme De Garçons Coat [4] Equipment Printed silk shirt [5] Ted Baker Yellow Top [6] Valentino R.E.D. Silk Top [7] Comme De Garçons Cape [8] H&M Merlot Dress

Daily Covet: Tops, tops and more tops

A lack of tops in my closet make it impossible to get dressed some days.

It’s so much easier to pick my favorite pair of jeans or flowy linen pants than it is to find a topper.

So this morning I found a gaggle of blouses and tops at LOFT.com that are budget-friendly enough to stock up.

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