Thursday, June 20, 2013

Shorts Story

Sale alert at LOFT, take 40% off everything (excludes jeans) through 6/23 with code GIRLSNIGHT.

- Cotton shorts with 4" inseam - $23.70 with code (I'm wearing size 00R - TTS / outfit below)
- Vaughn t-strap sandals - $17.70 with code (I'm wearing size 6 - TTS / outfit below)
- Flounce hem lace dress - $56.93 with code (I'm wearing size 0 - sized up for hips / outfits: here, here)
- Pamela scalloped Mary Jane pumps - $53.70 with code (I'm wearing size 6 - review here / outfits: here, here)

No order placed for me this time around, but I'll be on the lookout for the painted parrots scarf ($20.70 with code) in stores this weekend. Love the fun, quirky print.

At J.Crew, take 30% off with code THEBEST through 6/24.
- Saint James for J.Crew three-quarter sleeve tee - $69.99 (excluded from promo) (I'm wearing size XS / outfits here)

At J.Crew Factory, take 40% off everything (prices as marked). Also use code SUMMER for an extra 10% off $75+ or 20% off $125+.
- Lightweight long printed scarf - $20.50 (outfit below)

Lastly at Ann Taylor, take an extra 40% off all sale styles. No code needed.

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I've been talking about transitioning away from short shorts for what seems like forever... and now I can finally back up all my talk. White was my color of choice (because owning white skirts and white pants apparently aren't enough). I went with the 4" inseam and think that might be the longest I'll wear for now... until I hit my mid-life crisis. I'm thinking a 3" inseam could also work and will be keeping my eyes out to replace my navy colored short shorts.
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sunglasses: Walmart aviator (similar)
lips: Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick in wink for pink (sold here)
top: Gap Pure longline tunic (similar)
belt: Forever 21 skinny braided (similar)
bracelet: Madewell tree-twig cuff (similar)
shorts: LOFT cotton shorts w/4" inseam (sold here)
shoes: LOFT Vaughn t-strap sandals (sold here)

8 comments:

  1. I have to wear short shorts because I have super short legs. *sigh*
    But you have super long slender legs so you can pull off the longer shorts nicely! I love the scarf and the chanel bag with this outfit! It's a nice pop of color with the neutrals.

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  2. Love this! The shorts and sandals and sweater go great together. Cute summer neutrals!

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  3. Love that you matched a scarf with shorts! Most of my scarves are winter scarves, I need to add more silk and lightweight scarves to my collection. Any brand recommendations? :)

    Allison
    reaches the sky

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    1. J.Crew Factory has a bunch of lightweight scarves at a discount right now, in bright colors and colorful patterns. I'd also check out Gap, Old Navy, and Zara. Good luck!

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    2. Just want to add, Zara Girl (along with other kid-friendly stores) have a great selection of lightweight scarves for cheaper too!

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  4. Gah I still can't get on the shorts thing. I still have only one pair I think that I will wear "out". I usually only wear them when on vacation and somewhere like a theme park where a dress or skirt probably wouldn't be appropriate :P

    Shorts look amazing on you!

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    1. Haha Elaine! I bet this is one of those "we're our own worst critics." Can I request a shorts outfit? I promise to give you my honest opinion :)

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  5. I think you look great in both short and longer shorts. :) I am loving your scarf and purse combo! Have a nice weekend!

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