Things You Ought To Know

Tank: Old Navy | Pants: Gap {similar} | Shoes c/o CHROMATIC gallerie | Bracelets: J.Crew, eNVe Designs | Watch: Mimi’s Look For Less | Necklace c/o Daily Dose {similar}

1. I got lazy and let my shirt do the pattern mixing for me.  If you want this tank, you better get it now and use code ONBIG20 for 20% off, which practically makes it free.
2. These are my new favorite pumps (and many of you agreed in your comments) and you want to know why?  They have a comfortable insole, come with extra inserts, and even extra heel tips for when the original ones get worn out.  They are the perfect height (3 inches), width (Medium), material (suede), and color (blue). Enter to win yourself a pair, won’t you?
3. My sponsor and friend, Ngan, owns two etsy shops: here and here… she also has three small kids.  Where does she find the time to take care of all of these things?  She is like super woman.
4. My colored denim count increases every month. I currently own grey, red, berry, dark purple, yellow, mint, black, white, cobalt blue, light purple cords, mustard cords and more that I am probably forgetting about. I probably wear these grey ones all too often though.
5. It is still over 100 degrees almost every day. I’m a pro at taking sweaty outfit pictures and Marvin likes to make fun of my sweaty upper lip.
6. The best thing about carpooling to work with Marvin is the extra 15 minute power nap I can get in before work.
7. This outfit and color combinations were inspired by a baby boy onesie. Who needs Pinterest?
8. I used to hate the color orange, but ever since I slowly started turning into a fashion blogger, I now believe that most colors should be treated equally.
9. Yes, a bunny decided to make an appearance in my outfit pictures!

P.S. The winner of the Threads giveaway is Brittany Smith of Itsy Bitty Things!  Congrats girl!  Send me an email at sandyalamode(at)gmail(dot)com to claim your prize!  🙂

What is something I ought to know about you?


  1. August 7, 2012 / 9:24 pm

    You look so cute and I LOVE the bunny!

    Tough question there…how about that I get the hiccups every day? Lol 🙂

  2. August 7, 2012 / 10:01 pm

    Ha ha, great post! You look fabulous! I’m so in love with your shoes. Cobalt blue is my current favourite color! Totally agree with your point about the color orange! I never used to wear it but have been pushing myself to try new things since I started the blog.

    xo Jenny

  3. August 7, 2012 / 10:52 pm

    Bunny! So cute!

    Something to know about me…I feel like all of the cashiers at Chapters are judging me when I buy Seventeen Magazine, but I buy it because I’ve been reading Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand for the last 30 billion years and need to give my brain a break, haha.

    Et tu, tutu?

  4. August 7, 2012 / 10:55 pm

    haha you’re cute!! 🙂 I need to get me some coloured denim! Those shoes look suuuuuuuuuuuuper comfy!!!

  5. August 7, 2012 / 10:55 pm

    hahahah I meant pretty!! Comfy too!! 😉

  6. August 7, 2012 / 11:16 pm

    I think orange looks lovely on you! I know what you mean, being a blogger has helped me like almost every color, haha. Also, I love how this top does the pattern mixing for you. I need more pieces of clothing that do that. Also, love love your shoes! That color is absolutely gorgeous! I would want those if I won your giveaway now!

  7. August 7, 2012 / 11:39 pm

    Oh my goodness what gorgeous heels! I absolutely love your tank! Over here in Cali it’s well over 100 degrees x___x

  8. August 8, 2012 / 12:03 am

    HI!!!! uh….super cute outfit!!! I almost bought that tank top but I refuse to pay more for shipping than the actual item!!!! 🙂 sweaty upper lip? Love it. 🙂
    must visit you more often. You are too cute!

  9. August 8, 2012 / 12:22 am

    cute, you look fab! 🙂 i have a very very very similar post coming up with gap pants, an orange and white striped top, and then loafers (different). funny!

  10. August 8, 2012 / 12:38 am

    Super cute shoes! Love the color!

  11. August 8, 2012 / 1:05 am

    hehehe, i feel like i know u so well now! <3 thanks for sharing!

  12. August 8, 2012 / 2:04 am

    That picture with the bunny is magical!!! And you are so pretty always. xo!

  13. August 8, 2012 / 2:44 am

    Love this outfit, almost bought the tank — haha! I almost didn’t notice the bunny friend!

  14. August 8, 2012 / 8:38 am

    Love that pop of color that your pumps add to the outfit scene. What a pretty summery outfit. Found you from The Pleated Poppy. Love your blog name!

  15. August 8, 2012 / 8:55 am

    You look so cute! I love that your tank is pattern mixing on its own, fabulous. And I love those pumps, they were my fave too. 🙂

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

  16. August 8, 2012 / 9:16 am

    Such a pretty tank! love the pumps – they pack such a punch in this cool casual look! Congrats to Brittany! Hope you are having a wonderful day!
    Style-Delights Blog

  17. August 8, 2012 / 10:30 am

    You should know I am REALLY looking forward to going to the mall today to buy a pretzel, lol.

  18. August 8, 2012 / 12:04 pm

    I love your print-mixing tank and I’m SO envious of your colored jeans collection!! And you should know that as I clicked on this post, Alanis Morisette came on in my iTunes–so now your post is making me think of “You, you, you oughta know…” (although it’s a different song playing now).

  19. August 8, 2012 / 12:20 pm

    That is quite the colored denim count! I need to get on that train… I have none! Love the bunny in the pic 🙂

  20. August 8, 2012 / 3:45 pm

    That bunny photo bombing your shoot? So cute! The tank is SO cute! Love the mix of patterns! What?! Only $8 at ON????? That’s AWESOME! One thing you might want to know about me — I sweat at my nose first, like a puppy 😉

  21. August 8, 2012 / 4:47 pm

    The outfit is adorable. Love the background of your photos too. It looks peaceful.

  22. August 8, 2012 / 5:16 pm

    Lol I love how you talk about taking sweaty pictures, I’ve always wondered if you were hot or not! Haha I do not take sweaty pictures well, I just get REALLY grumpy.


  23. Brandi
    August 8, 2012 / 9:34 pm

    I totally get number 5. Nate gives me grief too 🙂

  24. August 9, 2012 / 12:36 am

    I love that you learned to treat colors equally. I need to do that because there are definitely ‘no no’ colors in my mind when really they’re great colors.

  25. August 9, 2012 / 6:54 am

    thanks for the fun facts! i love this outfit…and it doesn’t make you lazy to let the shirt do the pattern mixing for you! =)

  26. August 9, 2012 / 6:55 am

    That top is totally adorable!

  27. August 9, 2012 / 7:44 am

    Before my blog I would never ever buy colored pants! I dont have that many like you though but just few pairs. They are so fun though!

    I used not like orange either but now I love it as an accent color. Have a great week sandy!

  28. August 9, 2012 / 8:57 am

    Love your bright blue heels!

  29. August 9, 2012 / 10:06 am

    Sandy!! Such a cute outfit!! LOVE those blue pumps, and of course I love the striped tank! 😉

    Happy Thursday!

    xo, sam

    **Style of Sam**

  30. August 9, 2012 / 10:11 am

    i love that top! indeed the print mixing is already done. and those little blue heels are the perfect shade. and colored denim looks great on you – i can see why you love it

    <3 katherineof corgis and cocktails

  31. August 9, 2012 / 10:19 am

    What a lovely mish mash of pattern. Love the slight nautical look and that pocket is just adorable! you look so cute dear. Thank u for commenting on my blog. Im your newest follower on bloglovin. Lets keep in touch and have a wonderful week

  32. August 9, 2012 / 1:50 pm

    you look so adorable, sandy! those shoes are fab, and i love all the splashes of colors here!! 🙂 hot, mama!


  33. August 9, 2012 / 7:56 pm

    What an adorable look! I love the color combination! 🙂

  34. August 10, 2012 / 3:50 am

    I love that top! I might even try to make my own 🙂 Oh and that bunny is so freaking cute!

  35. August 11, 2012 / 10:30 am

    Ok you are entirely too freaking cute! I LOVE this outfit so much, its seriously perfect.

    I live in Lawrence, Kansas so I am constantly shopping in Kansas City. Which means that every time I go to Oak Park mall or the Plaza I have to get my boyfriend a pretzel or some snack. Which has severely limited my shopping because I don’t want him to know how much I shop by how many pretzels he gets!

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