11.29.2012

a few of my favorite things



top: zara / leggings: gap / necklace: madewell / boots: target

i realized after i took these photos that i'm wearing all of my favorite things in my wardrobe right now. also, i've rediscovered the color black. for years, i would shy away from wearing anything black. i think it was a combination of the fact that it usually shows every little speck of lint (and being a cat owner, you better believe i'm almost always covered in cat hair) and i felt like it was harsh on my skin. i don't know if it's the darker hair or just a plain old change of heart, but i find myself reaching for black more often than not when picking out something to wear. odd, i tell you.

note: after reading yesterday's post, you should not be surprised by where all of these items are from. eh. 

29 comments:

  1. I love those boots! I am going to have to stop by Target on the way home from work. I have been looking for some more casual boots and I think those would be perfect with leggings or skinny jeans!

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  2. I love Zara! And I keep seeing all these fabulous boots from Target! I think I need to make a trip!

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  3. I love that top! The sleeves are the perfect touch of leather!

    Life Unsweetened

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  4. Look at you sassy pants ( or well sassy shirt)!! Supa cute as always!

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  5. Too cute!

    http://therealfoodrunner.blogspot.com/

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  6. Love this outfit! I'd totally wear it. 'Cause it's simple and comfy (looking) but yet really cute and pulled together.
    I wear black or something black almost everyday! It's by far my favorite color to wear. Expect the lint. I have a cat too..
    xx Natalia

    http://elantheblog.blogspot.com/

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  7. i love that top!! the leather detailing on the sleeves is adorable!

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  8. Ohhh Emmmm Geeee - so cute!
    i want to wear this ourfit NOW.
    all I need is that stinkin' cute zara top, soooo on my crave list.

    xo - heather
    www.ThisLifeIsYours.com

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  9. You sound like me Lauren! Lol. People ask where I get things (usually Old Navy/Maurice's) and that's my reaction too...that should not surprise them, I am addicted to both stores! Cute outfit too!

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  10. I love black! It's so slimming! =)

    I really need to venture into a Zara, I've never been but have heard so many great things about it recently!

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  11. Love that top and necklace!

    -Michelle

    www.littlehomesandbighearts.com

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  12. I love that top! So much, that I literally just went to Zara's website and bought it. Talk about instant gratification!

    Kristina

    Kristina does the Internets

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  13. I love the necklace! There are so many cute cat necklaces out there but not nearly as many dog! Poor dogs!

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  14. Effortless beauty, I tell ya.

    Random Q: Do you ever feel like your rear is totally bare to the world when you wear leggings as pants? I'm so self-conscious, and I've only worn leggings with dresses or tunics. I feel so vulnerable. :/

    ^^^ Yikes. I sound like a crazy person.

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    1. you don't sound like a crazy person! when i wear actual, pocket-less leggings my booty is always covered because that is not a good look for most people. but, these ones are actually jeggings, so they have pockets in the back, which makes it less gross and totally bare ;) they wear like leggings but look like jeans...which is i guess why they're called jeggings! (look who sounds crazy now)

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  15. leather sleeves AND a cat necklace. oh girl, you just made me go online shopping. so cute. http://www.thismomsgonnasnap.com

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  16. haha love the sneaky camera remote in your hand. cute outfit!

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  17. I'm also rediscovering black too. Maybe it's the "in" thing now. lol Love the touch of leather!

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  18. Hi Lauren! Love the outfit! I have been eyeing that top lately but am debating on what size I should get. Does it run true to size? I haven't ordered anything from Zara in awhile. I think I want it loose like a boyfriend tee :)
    Jonna
    Everything but Ordinary

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  23. By saying this, I'm admitting to my silly TV show loves but I totally just saw someone wearing this top on 90210. My first thought was I have seen that recently on a blog! :) I love her sense of style and yours as well!

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