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Wednesday, May 19, 2010

LOOK OF THE DAY: CASUAL ERRAND RUNNING


Today, I was out and about running errands, after working from home, and hitting the mall in preparation for some upcoming weddings, my trip to Albuquerque, which my sister and I call The ABQ, followed by a cross county road trip all starting next week! :)

So, I thought I would post my casual, running errands look with a breakdown of everything and you will recognize my flower from my Cinco de Mayo "FIESTA FASHION FOR FIFTY" post, but it will show how you can add it to different looks to add a special little touch!

The total look from head to toe, minus my more of a splurge purse purchase that you could easily replace with a more affordable bag, is just $ 71.29 and $ 130.79 with it! Plus, I got a compliment on my dress and flower from 2 different people while out and about and that always makes a girl smile! :)


Black Maxi Dress
Alloy.com - $ 32.90

Museum Gold Charm Necklace / Museum Gold Bangle
Forever 21 - $ 5.80 / Forever 21 - $ 4.80

Gold and Black Peacock Ring
Charlotte Russe - $ 4.00

Gold Italian Flip Flops
TJ Maxx - $ 19.99

Camel Leather and Gold Accented Hobo
San Diego Shop - $ 59.50

Pink Flower Hair Clip
Forever 21 - 3.80

Just Out & About

I also bought a few new things at Forever 21, Charlotte Russe, Claire's and ULTA for this summer and all my road trips, events, celebrations and more, which I will share in a summer haul very soon!

I hope you are all having a Wonderful Week so far and just think, you have make it to the halfway point of the work week...woo hoo!!! Thanks so much for the many good wishes on my blog award and to those I awarded my own to, which I hope you enjoyed as well!

17 comments :

  1. Thank you, Mara...you are always so sweet!

    Liesl :)

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  2. Thank you so much for the blog award!1 You are such a sweetie! Your running errands post makes me want to go shopping!! I love your ring btw!!

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  3. Classic, and the touch of whimsy in the hair....adorable!~

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  4. You just know how to put it all together and look so elegant and classy!

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  5. Adorable, as usual! You rock the maxi dress.

    And what beats F21 for cute, affordable accessories?

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  6. Such a great outfit..The dress is so cute, especially the cut...I love love love maxi dressses....You look so cute with that flower and the sandals are perfect!
    Great style:)
    Kisses my lovely and have a great day!
    muah

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  7. Simple but fabulous hun!!You are stunning and love that post!!More outfits please!Hugs and kisses!

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  8. You look fabulous! I don't look quite as nice when I run errands, lol.

    Have a beautiful day, darling :)

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  9. enjoy your blog so much hun and this look is simply fabulous on you. love-love the peacock ring and your gold sandals.

    and...YAY ROAD TRIPS! i love those.

    have a fantastic day hun.

    *-* oxox

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  10. Hahah love that your casual errand running look is way cuter than most of my "going out somewhere nice" outfits. Maybe I should stop being so lazy? No but really, I love dressing up and looking good just to do regular, daily things, it makes a girl feel good! The necklaces are beautiful (as well as everything else), they're my favorite because I know I can afford them, tehehe. I'm in a shopping mood now :) Cute post.

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  11. You are so pretty. I love this dress with the gold necklaces. I am so glad I found your blog. It is great!

    :) Marcie

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  12. Adorable look...lovely dress, chic and fabulous!!!

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  13. Thank you all for such fun and supportive comments...love it!!!

    Liesl :)

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  14. love the dress! you always have the best accessories too!

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  15. You look great! That bag is incredible!

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by Liesl Ehardt