Tag Archives: Forever 21

Ugly Sweater Time

23 Dec
Ugly Christmas Sweater{Terrrifying Christmas Sweater and fake glasses: Monk in Williamsburg; Pleather Skirt: UO via eBay; Tights: Beacon’s Closet; Booties: Forever21}

It’s been a while since I’ve done an outfit post so here you go!  This is actually a sneak peak at what I wore on our Christmas cards this year.  Jim and I have always wanted to do a photo card wearing ugly Christmas sweaters and this year we made it happen.  I love this horrendously ugly Christmas sweater so much I’m actually wearing the exact same thing to our office Christmas party today.

Stay tuned tomorrow for the outtakes from our photo shoot, which was our 5th date of Christmas.

Ugly Christmas Sweater

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Soundgarden

19 Jul

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{Tee: Forever 21; Denim Shorts: H&M; Boots: Gifted; Bag: Score Swap Meet Find}

I totaled up each item I’ve worn during this 30 for 30 challenge and I realized I have yet to wear two items! I hadn’t worn my long sleeve cardigan or my regular skinny jeans. Since my chosen footwear up to this point wasn’t appropriate for a concert, I instead decided to pull a wild card and break out these booties to wear to the Soundgarden concert.

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The hubby and I are huge 90’s grunge fans and Soundgarden is at the top of our list of favorite bands. We were beyond stoked to hear they were doing a reunion tour. At the concert we were too lazy to push our way all the way upfront, but did end up with great seats to enjoy the show from. They sounded exactly the same as they did on their CD’s, so we left the show very happy fans. My favorite part about concerts are the crazy light shows, and this one had no shortage of them.

Are you going to any concerts this summer? I love summer for all it’s concert choices.

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A Tree No Longer Grows in Brooklyn

8 Jul
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{Leopard Tee: Forever 21; Army Jacket: Gift from Husband; Flare Jeans: Victoria’s Secret; Wedges: Dolce Vita for Target; Cuff: H&M; Sunglasses: Husband’s}

I noticed while putting this post together that all of a sudden, the tree is gone. This spot is my go to spot for quick photos, and there was always a tree in the background. Now there’s just a stub.

I asked my husband about it and he said some city sanitation workers had come by earlier in the week and they took it down, citing something about it being dead and “about to fall and kill someone”. Guess it was a zombie tree. Jokes aside, I was tremendously sad by this because just the week prior, I had spotted a nest full of baby birds inside a hole in the tree. All I can think about now is if those baby birds are okay and if the sanitation workers even noticed they were in there. My husband being the sweetheart he is tried to assure me the mother bird probably took her babies to safety, but I don’t know.

Sad.

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Vegan Versions / Jimmy Choo Leopard Loafers

7 Jul

While at the beach with some friends this past weekend, we were reading fashion magazines and one of the girls mentioned she loved Jimmy Choo’s leopard loafers. Leopard? Loafers? Why had I not heard of these shoes yet?! Once I was home for the evening I immediately did a search for them, totally fell in love with them, and again was on a quest for the vegan version.

I actually found two different, viable options that were vegan and very similar to the original. Which one do you think I should go with?

Not Vegan: Jimmy Choo Leopard Loafers

Not Vegan: Jimmy Choo Leopard Loafers

Vegan: Delia's Leopard Loafers

Vegan: Delia's Leopard Loafers

Vegan: Forever21 Leopard Loafers

Vegan: Forever21 Leopard Loafers

I Only Dance If There’s a Pole

28 Jun
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{Jumpsuit: Target; Blazer: Calvin Klein (thrifted); Heels: Payless; Earrings: Forever21; Cuff: H&M}

This past Saturday, I attended my Uncle’s 65th birthday party all the way out east on Long Island. The event was a surprise party, so my Aunt had instructed everyone to wear “wedding attire” since my Uncle had thought he was attending a friends daughter’s wedding. I’m really glad I had decided to include my convertible 70’s style jumpsuit in my 30 for 30 challenge since it worked perfectly for this event.

The party was one to remember. My family likes to go all out when it comes to parties. There was a DJ, beautiful centerpieces, lots of delicious food and plenty of drinks.

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Oh, and there were cigar rollers! I love me a good cigar, I’m totally weird that way.

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My absolute, favorite part of the evening was getting to see my Great Aunt. She back a few years ago had moved to Arizona, and it’s been really difficult for her to get back to New to visit us or for us to go and visit her. My Dad managed to get her to NY as a surprise for my Uncle. She’s totally one of a kind. She’s in her 80’s, hilarious and has a horrendous potty mouth. To give you an idea, I asked her if she wanted to dance with me and she told me “I only dance if there is a pole involved!”. I was dying! I am beyond happy I got to see her!

Corrie & Aunt Nancy

I love you Auntie!

WTF Weather?

26 Jun
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{Denim Blazer: Thrifted; Leopard Tee: Forever 21; Jeans: Mavi; Flats: Steve Madden (thrifted); Camera Bag: THEIT}

I noticed when putting this post together that for the vast majority of my photos for this challenge, it’s been all rainy and gray outside. I don’t know what the hell is up with this weather, but by the looks of it we haven’t seen sunshine in ages. That or the sun only comes out when I’m at the office and then disappears on my ride home for the evening.

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