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Blouse c/o OASAP {similar} | Pants: ASOS | Shoes: ModCloth | Purse: H&M | Necklace: Gift from MIL | Bracelets c/o Isshou No Yakusoku, Derng | Hairclip c/o Lilla Rose

As the title of this post suggests, I would like to just say that:

1) I need a pocket blouse in every color imaginable.  And I will not stop shopping until that requirement is met. ;)
2) I am SO happy for the colored denim, patterned pants trend this year. These lace pants are a great neutral and perfect for work! I actually bought these awhile ago when I was still in the midst of losing preggo weight that they are a tad big on me now. :( I’m sure my weight will go back up one of these days though.
3) This Lilla Rose hair clip does WONDERS for holding up my hair. It’s super easy to use, feels sturdy enough that my hair won’t fall out of it, and adds a nice flair to my hair (like how I rhymed that?).  You need one.
4) My MIL gave me this necklace and it’s probably the first BCBG thing I own and I love it.
5) I got a burgundy purse. Happy dance!
6) I’m going back to edgy looks with studs on my flats. :)
7) We’re having a neighborhood garage sale this weekend and I can’t wait to shop. Love a great deal and excited to find some new to him baby toys for Austin!
8) I haven’t traveled on a plane in over a year and next month we’ll be going to California, Hawaii and Ohio. Can’t wait!
9) My videography skills got put to good use.  My polar bear video made it into a Visit Omaha commercial on TV!  Check it out here. And let me know if you actually see it while watching TV!
10) You only have a couple days left to vote for Austin.  Don’t you want him to win $50,000 which would go towards his college education? :)

Your turn.  What would you like me to know about you?

31 Comments ( Reply )

  1. molly @ still being molly
    Sep 19, 2012 @ 12:05 pm

    you look stunning and the photos are GORGEOUS, sandy!! i agree – pocket blouses are the best

  2. kelsey
    Sep 19, 2012 @ 12:21 pm

    oh my gosh your shoes! gorgeous gorgeous.
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  3. Always Maylee
    Sep 19, 2012 @ 12:51 pm

    You look so pretty! And I pretty much want to steal your cute shoes from you! :)

    xo, Yi-chia
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  4. Sharon
    Sep 19, 2012 @ 1:21 pm

    LOVE those lace pants!! I’m so jealous that you’re going to Cali AND Hawaii! Take me with you :)

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  5. lisacng @ expandng.com
    Sep 19, 2012 @ 1:39 pm

    Love the lace pants! And don’t be sad you lost weight, girl. Hah! I wish I had that problem!

  6. Krysten
    Sep 19, 2012 @ 1:39 pm

    I love that purse Sandy!

  7. Tashia
    Sep 19, 2012 @ 3:02 pm

    Love, love, love that bag! Is it a recent purchase? I’m going to run to H&M and look for it if it is!

  8. Daisy Nguyen
    Sep 19, 2012 @ 3:04 pm

    There’s so many great details in this outfit, like your shoes, the studs, the burgundy purse, the LACE in those pants – all so FAB!
    -Daisy Nguyen from PS BANANAS fashion blog:

  9. christy
    Sep 19, 2012 @ 3:08 pm

    Sandy, if I keep looking at your posts, you’re going to make me start shopping again. haha. You just have so much cute stuff. LOVE the lace pants and the color of that purse. Where are you going in Hawaii? We’ve been to Maui and Kauai… both places are beautiful! I’ll have to give you some restaurant suggestions and recs for best snorkel spots if you guys to to any of these islands

  10. Stephanie
    Sep 19, 2012 @ 4:22 pm

    Those shoes are the cutest! The color, the studding in the back… I just love them!

  11. Jennifer
    Sep 19, 2012 @ 5:00 pm

    Cute! I haven’t seen lace pants before!

    xo Jennifer


  12. Mimi
    Sep 19, 2012 @ 5:42 pm

    i am so in love with your lace pants! i have been wanting lace shorts, but now i think i want lace pants even more, haha! ;)

    <3, Mimi
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  13. Ngan
    Sep 19, 2012 @ 6:11 pm

    I have to have those pants and shoes!

  14. lisa
    Sep 19, 2012 @ 9:07 pm

    great pants and shoes!!


  15. Lyddiegal
    Sep 19, 2012 @ 10:46 pm

    i just love the studded back of your flats – what a great element.

  16. Michelle
    Sep 19, 2012 @ 11:09 pm

    Ahh! You’re going to California?! I’d LOVE to meet you, Sandy! If you need ideas on what to do in Hawaii, I’d also love to tell you (my boyfriend lives in Hawaii). :)

    Love #1. I am with you on that. Pocket blouses in every color is essential for my life haha!

  17. Dancing Branflake
    Sep 19, 2012 @ 11:39 pm

    I was about to say- I love that clip! I love this outfit- so cute and chic.

  18. Jenee C.
    Sep 20, 2012 @ 2:38 am

    Those lace pants are the cutest! Now I need a pair. So much for saving up.

    xx Jenee C.
    {camo meets couture}

  19. Katie
    Sep 20, 2012 @ 6:44 am

    I’m so thankful for the colored denim trend too! I just got a pair of mustard denim pants last night! LOVE your lace ones!

  20. Amy Shaughnessy
    Sep 20, 2012 @ 8:29 am

    I haven’t traveled by a plane in probably 2 years! But I am going to Miami so I will have to get on a plane. Ugh. I hate airplanes. Love the shoes by the way. So cute! You look great.


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  21. Annie
    Sep 20, 2012 @ 8:35 am

    Love these shoes! Sophisticated yet cute outfit, perfect for traveling.
    xo Annie

  22. Alyssa
    Sep 20, 2012 @ 9:32 am

    I have yet to find a hair clip that actually stays in my hair and LOOKS nice. Yours is so pretty!

    The Glossy Life

  23. Jessica
    Sep 20, 2012 @ 9:47 am

    man i love every piece of this outfit! also that is a random line up of places hahah you visiting family ?


  24. Meredith
    Sep 20, 2012 @ 11:31 am

    I love those lace pants!

  25. Shea
    Sep 20, 2012 @ 12:40 pm

    Hey, I saw that commercial when I was on Hulu yesterday–you made that video, that’s awesome!!
    Also, which burgundy bag did you end up going with?
    Love this look lady, those pants rock!!

  26. Bonnie
    Sep 20, 2012 @ 1:43 pm

    ohmygosh, your shoes are amazing. I love how unique and fun they are!

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  27. Kassie
    Sep 20, 2012 @ 2:06 pm

    Love those shoes! And the blouse!

  28. Kristina
    Sep 20, 2012 @ 2:40 pm

    Yay for pocket blouses! Love that purse and those pants are stunning too, Sandy! You look fantastic!

    Oh, and the polar bear video? TOO CUTE!

  29. bravoerunway
    Sep 20, 2012 @ 7:33 pm

    I love those pants Sandy and the blouse is pretty too.

  30. Janet
    Sep 20, 2012 @ 8:57 pm

    LOVE this post! You are so clever! I hope Austin wins :) Baby fat comes off if you dont eat carbs…..which I cant seem to put to rest! SOOO hard :(

    Great look Sandy!

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  31. Trina
    Sep 21, 2012 @ 4:48 pm

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