Friday, October 22, 2010

New Stripes

Free Apparel top, H&M tank, Bongo pants (last seen here), 
Aldo pumps (last seen here), vintage necklace, hubs' watch & Mexican bracelet

A fave blog friend of mine (Elisharon) teamed up with Alainn Bella and had a fantastic give-away about a month ago.  I was uber shocked when I won, and so excited!  Up for grabs, a sweet white and black striped mini.  When I spoke with Alainn Bella owner, Megan, about the sizing of the skirt, she said it may be a tad short for me, since I'm so tall (5'11).  She generously offered me the opportunity to put the value of the skirt against any other item in her store.  I was so excited because I had my eye on this sweater before the give-away but was trying to 'be good' (aka minimal shopping).  Megan was super sweet and very helpful.  She mailed the sweater out to me within days, despite getting her wisdom teeth out (talk about a trooper!).  I was so excited when the package arrived, I had to wear it immediately.  I know this is something that is going to be getting tons of play this year.  Thank you so much Megan & Sharon.

 { the neckline is wide so it can be worn off the shoulder, as well }

FYI sweater is a size Large


Anonymous said...

The sweater is fabulous - I know you'll get a ton of wear out of it!

Anonymous said...

So I love that sweater! I've been seeing lots of that style around, and every time I try it on, but sadly I cannot pull it off like you. By the time the sweater makes it over my boobs it's short like a crop top and billowing out like a tent! haha

Jamie said...

Oh good choice!! I love that it can go off the shoulder! It adds a little sex appeal to a simple cozy sweater!!

Daniela said...

Congrats on winning and great choice for a substitute! That sweater looks so comfy :)
have a great weekend!

Sydney said...

Stop it RIGHT NOW. Girl you WON that fabulous thing?!?! SO JEALOUS! Winning is just never in the cards for me. But I'm in LOVE with that sweater! I just might have to go out and buy it regardless ;)

I'm telling husband that you're to blame ;)

Isabel said...

i love it! i remember seeing that and thinking i wanted to buy it.

Kayla said...

I think you look great. I love that sweater and your shoes!

Ramblings of a Small Town Girl

Schnelle said...

love the outfit!
I'm a fairly new follower and I LOVE your blog. I don't know why but your posts won't show up on my dashboard it says it "can't find a feed" for your blog. wierd.

I am Khatu said...

awww congrats! i love the shirt.

this free bird said...

I basically love this sweater on looks great and you have THE longest legs!


Angie | said...

that sweater is adorable on you! i love that it's so drapey and loose

<3 angie

Cupcake Couture said...

So cute!! Loving your blog, I'm a new follower!!

--Vanessa @

LyddieGal said...

Oh what a fun slouchy sweater, and congrats on winning the giveaway!
(got to LOVE blog giveaways, right?)

Chic on the Cheap

In Kinsey's Closet said...

soooo cute!!!

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