Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Cara Accessories pearl & crystal statement necklace

I decided to keep my LOFT black pants. Yay, the search for black pants is finally over! I folded and tucked about 1.5" of the hem inwards. I think it looks ok, not overly noticeable that there isn't a "real" hem. I like the casual look of the untucked shirt more, even though a tucked-in shirt looks more polished. Which do you prefer, tucked, untucked, both, neither?
necklace: Cara Accessories (currently sold here)
bag: Chanel
bracelets: Forever 21
belt: J.Crew

With this outfit, I also wore my Cara Accessories pearl & crystal statement necklace (currently sold here) for the first time. It's my most blinged-out piece of jewelry yet. The combination of sparkles plus pearls = gotta have it! I was hesitant about wearing it to work, but to my relief, I didn't get a whole lot of comments. I'm glad I'll be able to wear this normally, and not just for special occasions. One issue I have with this necklace is the itchiness! I think the edges of the rhinestones poke through. It's not too horrible... and for the prettiness, I can put up with it =P

18 comments:

  1. I prefer the top tucked, but I totally get the relaxed untucked look....(which honestly is probably how I would wear it)hee The necklace is fabulous with the outfit. I was just over at Stylepint's blog and she reviewed an incredible jewelry designer which I was totally excited to check out ('till I saw the prices) Lol Anyway, I'm off to check out this necklace with your link - Thank you!!

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  2. I was going to say untucked until I saw the tucked photo :P It looks so much sharper tucked in but it ultimately depends on whether you're going for a casual look or a more formal look. I really love that necklace too - especially with the outfit!

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  3. For this specific outfit, I like it tucked. But I think it could go both ways. Great statement necklace and it goes so well with what you're wearing.

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  4. i like the shirt tucked in. you've got a really good knack for styling different pieces. great outfit!

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  5. lOVE how those pants fit on you...and the necklace is the perfect statement piece;)

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  6. I LOVE Cara Accessories! It looks great on you :)

    And anytime you have a LOFT questions feel free to drop by and ask! I've been working there for almost a year now and pretty much know the place like the back of my hand!! (and yes i take advantage of my petite department) You can sign up for their e-mails to know about discounts, but they only tell me about the sales usually the day before as well.

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  7. Oh my, the necklace is gorgy. Did you get this one on sale? You wear it beautifully!!

    I love these photos of you on a rooftop.. very photoshoot-like. :)

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  8. I like the relaxed look- untucked, comfy yet still pulled-together :) That necklace looks beautiful! I think it helps makes your simple outfit look more formal somehow.

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  9. I like the shirt tucked in too! I have been looking for a similar necklace ever since I first crossed paths with a J. Crew one that is really similar but I really don't wear much jewelry so can't bring myself to get one. It looks so beautiful on you and the bling really adds to the outfit (in a good way).

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  10. I like it untucked better! and the necklace is great..I got my mom something similar from J.Crew in July.

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  11. I like the tucked shirt look- and those pants look great on you! The necklace is gorgeous!!!

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  12. Wow it seems like I'm in the minority and tucked shirt is a winner!

    @Callandra - Personally, I feel that the $98 price tag on this necklace is a bit steep. I had a Nordstroms gift card that I used with it, so that made a huge difference. But sometimes, when you love an item enough, paying retail is a-ok :)

    @SewPetiteGal - It was the opposite for me. This outfit started out tucked, but by the end of the day I thought to myself, "hey untucked looks pretty good!"

    @Stylepint, @Leena, @Kaleido Mind, @Really Petite - Thank you!

    @Kara Marie - This was my first time buying Cara Accessories, and I'm really liking their things!

    @JenlovesBal - Not really on sale, per se, but in my mind it was b/c I used a Nordstroms gift card =P I think the rooftop might be my go-to place for pictures now, when I get home early enough and there's good lighting that is hehe.

    @olyvia - Finally, someone else likes the untucked version like me ;)

    @Elle, @PearlsAndGreenTea - I know exactly which J.Crew necklace you're talking about! I missed out on that but am glad I came across this version.

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  13. Those pants look great on you, and I like the tucked in look. It adds more polish and you can accessorize with a fun belt! That statement necklace is gorgeous by the way: bold in an elegant way!

    Jen

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  14. what a great outfit, i love how you accessorized with the necklace.. i'm going to have to try to put this outfit together and wear it to work :)



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  15. @herwaisechoice - A fun belt is a great suggestion, thank you!

    @Fashion Nicotine - Thank you!

    @Viv - I'm happy to be an inspiration :)

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  16. I actually like untucked, but I'm definitely a more casual kinda gal hehe. It looks good tucked in too, and would be more work appropriate. The necklace is so pretty! :)

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  17. You have a GORGEOUS figure... I love it tucked in. I really love these colours together. I want some taupe suede shoes this year =)

    I have a pair of grey Mara Suede Wedges which look exactly like your Nine West wedges, except they're open toe. Wishing they weren't open toe now, after a few wears. >.<

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