Thursday, September 16, 2010

Balance

I HAD to have this polka dot skirt when I spotted it at Forever 21.  It was under $10, full price.  It's a thick, stretchy, knit material and meant to fit snug.  Knowing this, I sized up.  But it's still a little more body-hugging than I'm used to, so I make sure to balance it with something loose on top and shoes that shorten the leg-line.


Hey, guess what?  (What?  You ask...) 

I spent my Gap Groupon!  You know, the one I bought for $25 to get $50 worth of merchandise?  Yeah - I spent it!  I looked at my personal bank account (my "play" money) on Tuesday afternoon hoping I had $25 to get me a couple items at the thrift store...not so much.  $1.76 to be exact.  I don't typically run my account that dangerously low, but it's been a busy month!  Thankfully, I had my Groupon to scratch my retail itch.  I ended up with a denim dress/jumper (because Lord knows I need another one), an oversized t-shirt that I think will get a ton of use, and a nude, seamless slip from Gap Body which is equivalent to closet gold.

I'm excited to show you my new items in upcoming posts!  Except the slip, of course...this isn't that kind of blog.

Sweater:  TJMaxx
Skirt:  Forever 21
Shoes:  thrifted via My Sister's Closet
Necklace:  Francesca's

9 comments:

Arielle said...

I've subconsciously been collecting polka dot things all summer. The other day I realized that I have three white and black polka dot shorts! But I guess one have never have too many polka dots...

Ashley J said...

Love the new skirt, what a great buy and it looks cute on you!

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eek said...

I adore your polka dotted skirt! F21 has some cute stuff, but I always find their skirts are too short for me. This one looks great on you!

Rebecca said...

I love that skirt.

I still haven't spent my Gap Groupon, so I'm interested in seeing what you got.

Anna said...

Thanks for reminding me about the Groupon! I still have mine to use and I've been having the shopping itch for some new fall items.

Katy said...

Super Jealous! You know how I am about polka-dots...

Girly Muse said...

great outfit!

do tell more about this closet GOLD! i am intrigued. :) i do not know about this treasure.

mariska said...

that's a very cute skirt, great buy!
^_^

xoxo

Iris said...

This outfit looks great on you and I love the oversized shirt. I would wear it to death this fall!

I can't believe I missed the GAP Groupon. It was probably better that way...