A new hairdo and an old handbag


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Dress: Gracie B | Blouse: Bloom | Jacket: The Garment District | Shoes: Lulu’s | Purse: Burberry | Necklace c/o Popbasic | Panda Earrings c/o Asian iCandy

Ever since I watched Ma Nouvelle Mode’s triple twist updo hair tutorial, I’ve been hooked on trying out new things with my hair.  I’ve never been good at doing anything besides wearing it down, half up or in a ponytail all my life.  Most recently I’ve got the neat blogger bun down and now I’m so excited to have this triple twist updo down.  All it required was a hair tie and a load of bobby pins and literally took 5 minutes to do.  The best part?  After wearing it for half a day, I can take the pins out and I’ll have pretty wavy hair for the rest of the day.  Two simple hairdos all in a day’s work, not too shabby if you ask me!  Well on my trip to LA last week, I actually ended up perming my hair (again) so I’m excited to show it to you soon and play with all the curly hair updos now.

It’s been awhile since I’ve used my Burberry bag and I thought it was about time it made a debut again!  It is the perfect addition to this black + pink + tan outfit.  I love that this mod dress can go from day to night and even would look great cinched with a belt!  I saw this jacket a few weeks ago while at the styling event for the Kansas City Fashion Show pre-party and after a model wore it, I snatched it up from her.  I think it’s the perfect little jacket to throw on over a Spring outfit (whenever it decides to stop snowing and warm up already).  As for the accessories, I am totally in love with my new panda earrings as they are just the perfect little touch to give this outfit a little whimsy and the intertwining rose gold and yellow necklace is a great statement or everyday piece.  And the shoes?  Well I just had to get it on the d’orsay trend, it was only a matter of time.  😉

what i wore to work

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  1. March 22, 2013 / 12:14 am

    I’m really bad when it comes to my hair, but now I have a new style I can try! 🙂

  2. March 22, 2013 / 2:25 am

    What a beautiful outfit on you.

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  3. March 22, 2013 / 7:40 am

    I love this hairstyle! I’ve been in kind of a rut lately with my hair. I need to be a bit more adventurous and try out some new styles!

    Fizz and Frosting

  4. March 22, 2013 / 7:40 am

    You got a perm???? I’ve always wanted one! I cannot wait to see how it looks. Super excited!

  5. March 22, 2013 / 8:46 am

    You look great in this new hairdo! Love your bag!

  6. March 22, 2013 / 9:28 am

    I know I need to locate that minty blouse. The via (link location) is vague. I will hunt it down and let you know. It is gorgeous, huh? Your spring ensemble looks warm and comfy for a spring rain type day. Thank YOU for following me.

  7. March 22, 2013 / 9:40 am

    I love this classic look. Your shoes are so cute! Great job on the hair too! I never stray too far from a ponytail, a bun, or wearing it down.


    Fashion and Beauty Finds

  8. March 22, 2013 / 10:03 am

    This is such a classic, lovely look!

  9. March 22, 2013 / 10:08 am

    I love your hair style as well and love the whole outfit combination.

  10. March 22, 2013 / 10:10 am

    I LOVE your hair! So cute – I wish I had long enough hair to mess around with. And the neutrals in this outfit are so lovely on you.

  11. March 22, 2013 / 10:36 am

    Gorgeous outfit, I love the shoes


  12. March 22, 2013 / 10:54 am

    I can’t wait to see who wins the Gilded arrow bracelet! It was backordered for 2 months because it was so popular! Retails at $39! Get to purchasing bloggers! The bracelet has got to go to some fun fashionista!

  13. March 22, 2013 / 11:49 am

    Great jacket! Such a cute look, especially love the earrings too! 🙂 Have a lovely weekend./Madison

  14. March 22, 2013 / 12:58 pm

    Those panda earrings are too cute! I need to start playing with my hair more, I’m not imaginative enough but there are so many great tutorials. You’ve inspired me to want to try some, after I color my hair this weekend! 🙂

  15. Jenna Wood
    March 22, 2013 / 1:54 pm

    Your earrings are precious, and I like th eupdo, it’s nice to see your face!

  16. March 22, 2013 / 2:04 pm

    That updo looks good on you, and that bag is such a classic piece:)

  17. March 22, 2013 / 2:37 pm

    Loving. Those shoes and earrings!!


  18. March 22, 2013 / 2:44 pm

    The hairdo looks very cute and I love how big that bag is. 🙂


  19. March 22, 2013 / 2:53 pm

    Your hair is absolutely adorable! It makes me want to grow my hair out again.

  20. March 22, 2013 / 3:18 pm

    I love the necklace and shoes! I’ve actually ordered the eact pair from LuLus. Unfortunately I’m returning. My feet are too flat. And I was so eager to jump on the d’orsay flats trend. It looks good on you. 🙂


  21. March 22, 2013 / 4:57 pm

    I love Burberry! That bag is awesome!

  22. March 22, 2013 / 5:21 pm

    Love the hairdo! It looks so easy but comfortable.. The handbag ain’t bad either 😉

  23. March 22, 2013 / 6:23 pm

    What a great look for you! I love your hair style! I wish I could get mine to look like that.

  24. Jessica
    March 22, 2013 / 9:01 pm

    Your hair looks so pretty! I’m so bad at trying out different hairstyles. I really love those flats too!
    Jeans and a Teacup

  25. March 23, 2013 / 3:01 am

    You look so elegant! Wonderful dress ;).

    Hope you have a great weekend, Sandy!

  26. March 23, 2013 / 10:01 am

    Ah, your hair looks so pretty – and I love that there’s a bonus…glam waves for the evening! 🙂

  27. March 23, 2013 / 11:12 am

    I love what the yellow necklace adds to the whole outfit! You look fantastic!


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