Husband and I usually celebrate holidays early – Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, etc. It’s a lot easier to get a table at our favorite restaurants to go a few days before the “big day”. So tonight I was taken to Maggiano’s for Mother’s Day dinner.
I was planning on wearing my Impressionist pencil skirt and new “Charms and Kitsch” tee but I did a little shopping today after I created my Polyvore and pick up the Arribada Current Dress by Moulinette Soeurs from Anthropologie. It was on sale for $69.95 in-store ($99.95 on the website). I tried a 6 and it was too loose on top so I asked for the 4. Still slightly loose but there was no way I could size down to a 2. I love the cut, style, length, PRINT! I didn’t even notice the sea turtles on it until I tried on the 4! I grabbed it because of the green color.
So here it is. (Sorry for the non-expression. I’m not mad. And I need a haircut!)
Necklace: J Crew Salon Necklace
Shoes: Nine West
Look at the turtles!
It has pockets! I pinned the neckline. I think I can have it taken up at the shoulder seams to fit a little better. Also, my shoes are old. I didn’t realize I have no cute black sandals. I originally envisioned flat sandals with this dress but I had none. I pulled these from my ebay pile. I think I need some black slingback sandals with a kitten heel for this dress.
I’ll have a post tomorrow with my other Anthro sale buys and a new J Crew mini skirt (too cute!).
I found this blouse/tunic several years at TJ Maxx. I used to wear it ALL the time and then I stopped. I’d see it in my closet and pass it by. For two years I did this. Thursday I decided I needed to wear it one last time and decide if I really wanted to keep it or give it up for sale.
Tunic: TJ Maxx
Pants: J Crew Denim Minnie
Shoes: Toe-Tapping Flats Anthropologie
Necklace: J Crew Crystal Coletto Necklace
I should have worn heels to give myself some height with this longer tunic. I love the kimono sleeves and the material is a linen/silk blend. There is a back tie as well. And because it’s an empire waist, it hides all my bloaty-ness going on right now. This also looks great with white my white skinny jeans.
See, now I love it again and you ebayers will just have to wait.
Have a great day!
PS – I left my camera outside and it got rained on. I’m trying to open it up to dry it out but I have a feeling I may need to bust out the old Fuji for a little while until I get a new one. I even told myself, “Don’t forget it in case it rains.” Then I told myself, “Now you’ve jinxed yourself and you’ll forget it because you reminded yourself.” AND I DID!