February 28, 2013

Pinspired Style: Unexpected

(this picture sucks... sorry :/)
Jean Jacket: Old Navy Gifted
Top: TJ Maxx $7.00
Skirt: Ross $5.99
Boot Socks: Payless $3
Boots: Borrowed from Sista
Pearls: Goodwill $3.99
Total Outfit Cost: $19.98

This outfit here has funny little story behind it... 
I wore this outfit when we went to New Orleans for me to try on wedding gowns. This was actually after I had already ordered my Chinese dress. So... I had crowd of like 10 people with me. Just so they all could get to experience the trying on gowns with me. Well I tried on some dresses, but none of them compared to the one I had already ordered. Then we showed the woman that was helping me that dress (not telling her I had ordered it already), and she found it in the store! So I had the whole "I said yes to the dress" moment with everyone and the woman says that she's going to go get the seamstress to get fitted. Ya'll I couldn't take it. I couldn't lie. My family wanted me to tell her that we were going to leave and get lunch and come back. I just couldn't do it! So I told her "Actuallyyy... I ordered this dress already for $300...." You should have seen her face. OMG. "Ugh from China?! Good luck with that." Yeahhhhh she was NOT happy with me. And my family was embarassed... oppsie! But I didn't lie!

When I saw this outfit on Clare's blog, I immediately loved it! I knew I had all of these pieces , but I never would've thought to put them together. I thought this outfit was an unexpected look, and you definitely wouldn't see anyone else on the street wearing something even similar to it.




23 comments:

  1. Super cute Danielle! I love that peplum top :)
    Your wedding dress story sounds like something that would happen to me.. But good for you for not lying ;)

    Kristina
    kristina in retroworter

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  2. And I'm really glad you linked to Clare's blog, I've never been on it before..but the girl is HILARIOUS. Yay for new blogs to love!

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  3. Yaaaaayyy! You look GORGEOUS!

    xoxoxo

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  4. So funny! I would have lived to have seen her face. Points for honesty though! Cute pinned look too.
    Ginny
    mynewfavoriteoutfit.blogspot.com

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    1. She was a crazy red headed lady, so the face was even better than you're probably thinking... ;)

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  5. i love this outfit so much! your peplum has so much structure to it, which i LOVE, and i'm all about peplum over pencil skirts. plus, y'all know i'm a sucker for a denim jacket. wearing mine now actually...
    xo nicole

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  6. You did an amazing job recreating this outfit! I am a Goodwill-shopaholic myself and am so happy to have found someone as obsessed as I am!

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  7. Great job! I love this outfit and have all the pieces to replicate it too.
    I am glad you were honest with the lady as well. I hope your dress comes in and it is perfect!

    -Karen
    www.yourstylistkaren.com

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  8. OMG how awkward!! And yay, I love Clare's blog, been reading it for years!

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  9. Good you didn't lie, easier for you but not for the person thinking you're coming back.

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  10. I got a denim blazer last week at Goodwill and I have similar boots. Love your outfits, you have the coolest style!

    bobijensen.com

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  11. love this outfit!! and that story- oh my goodness, I would've done the same thing! what an awkward situation!! but at least you have the dress and a funny story to tell ;)

    -Jenna Brianne
    wearablefunfashion.blogspot.com

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  12. Such a cute outfit! Great job with it! Love the boots!

    xo, Kenya

    www.kenyaldesigns.com

    Kenya L Fashion Blog

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  13. Aww you are so cute I'm glad you are so honest! :) I love that outfit! I would never think all of those things would look that amazing together, but wow! So pretty! I love the peplum top!

    ClassyInAClassroom.blogspot.com

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  14. I definitely couldn't have lied either. I am terrible at it...haha. Love your recreation of the Pinterest outfit.
    Tara
    Penniless Socialite
    February Group Giveaway!

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  15. Hahahaha when I got married last year, I was so afraid to order a dress from China, but I've heard SO many good things about them! Thankfully, the dress I ended up finding was actually a prom dress that was accidentally ordered in white at a boutique near me, and it fit like it was made for me. Glad you got your dream dress at a discount! :)

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  16. Such a great story about the dress! Honesty... not always easy!

    patternedlove.blogspot.com

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  17. Oh my I would not have been able to lie either! I am also engaged and there is no way I can afford my dream dress... but I saw on ebay a group from China that has a knock off of my dream dress for $300 and have been debating it. Please let us know how it works out for you!!

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  18. love that you posted your inspiration!
    -E

    www.style-wire.com

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  19. Very nice look! Love getting inspiration from Pinterest. Perhaps we could follow each other?

    xo Lulu
    simplylulustyle.com

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  20. My favorite outfits are the "unexpected" combos!! You look so cute!

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  21. Um girl... as a friend of a friend... you have got to get me the hookup on this $300 wedding dress!!! Where do I sign up ?! I have yet to buy mine because I don't want to spend that muchhhhhhh! From the looks of what your buying for your wedding, it looks like we have similar taste :). Your wedding is going to be so beautiful!

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