Monday, January 14, 2013

That's So You

Old Navy top, Forever 21 jeans (similar), Lulu Townsend heels (via DSW, only $29!), Bip & Bop necklace (c/o), ILY Couture bracelet (c/o), Target watch, China Glaze "Solar Flare" nail polish on my tips

Have you ever had someone say the phrase, "that's so YOU" and have it kinda bother you? Because what does that even mean anyways? I obviously hope I'm doing/wearing something that's in line with who I usually am and what I usually like, but what if you mean it in a negative way? Like what if what you're trying to say is, "that's so you to always wear such obnoxiously sparkly articles of clothing"? My mom always taught us to follow up a generic statement like that with something positive. For example, don't just exclaim, "You got your hair cut." Say, "You got a haircut and it looks so great on you!" (Or don't say anything if you don't have something nice to say :). 

Anyways, the point of that wasn't to be a lesson in manners, but rather to say: of all the outfits I've worn on this blog, this is the one I would actually love to hear someone say, "That's so you" to me about. It's kind of my perfect outfit. A classic (but bright) top, my favorite jeans, glitter-tipped nails, and a pair of shoes that I literally don't want to stop looking at all day (that also happen to be incredibly comfortable. Wore these babies for 18 hours straight one day. Yup, you heard me). 

A few more things about the shoes: I found these over Christmas break at DSW on sale for $10! I had already loved them when Zara had a very similar pair and to find them on sale for that much was like a dream come true (they're $29 in the link above which is still pretty awesome). Also, you can't tell from these pics, but the heels are black glitter. So there are 3 colors of glitter on these shoes. Some people might call these impractical, but I can assure you these are just about as basic as they get for my closet. I would wear these always if the weather allowed. K, I'm done talking about them. For now.





Photos by Miss Bettina

xoxo
Sara B

26 comments:

  1. i love your outfits because they're so simple and doable and yet, so classy.
    ps.... that's so you and i love everything about it :)

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  2. Your nails are amazing! And now I want those shoes!

    Carly
    www.lipglossandcrayons.com

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  3. beautiful blouse and I love those shoes! xo

    http://allthingsprettyandlittle.blogspot.com/

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  4. I know what you mean. I never know if its an insult or not, so I just embrace it and think, huh i guess it is me good or bad, and I like it! Love the nails!
    http://coffeebeansandbobbypins.blogspot.com/

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  5. the minute i saw the first picture i said "thats that old navy top!!" lol LOVE that top and have been sleeping on buying it for myself! and um, those shoes!! i need to get my butt to DSW quick!! they do look exactly like the zara shoes from a few months back.

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  6. Love your outfit. I totally know what you mean about following up what you say with a compliment. Fabulous shoes and nails.

    Agi:)

    vodkainfusedlemonade.wordpress.com

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  7. Such a stunning outfit! My favorite kind of "casual": jeans with a gorgeous top and a fantastic pair of heels! I'm trying very hard to stay away from that DSW link... there's something about that kind of heel, and glitter, that I can't say no to. :)

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  8. That is so YOU...and you look BEAUTIFUL: so sassy & chic!!! XOXO

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  9. Amazing shoes!

    I recently posted a similar blog about the whole "That's so you!" thing. I always take it negatively too. Hahaha.

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  10. Love this! It is definitely a signature outfit for you, love it.

    Lindsay
    LindsayJEveryday.blogspot.com

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  11. I have always HATED when people say ambiguous things like, "Oh you got a haircut!" or the one I get all the time "Your hair is SO long!" What does that mean? Is it bad long or good long? So glad that someone else realizes how annoying this is.

    But on a happier note, I love this outfit, you look effortlessly wonderful :)

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  12. At first I was like uh oh, I think I totally said, "this is so you," when we met to take photos that day, but then realized it was okay that I said that lol

    Love these shoes and the fact that they were only $10 makes them the buy of 2013 for you so far. I mean, the 3 colors of glitter and they're comfy - I don't know what could be better!

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  13. From what I know about you, this outfit really is SO YOU :) (And I mean that in the best way!) I love how you take classic looks and put your own spin on them.

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  14. This outfit looks sooo much like you! I love the classic but super current feel of it!

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  15. $10?! That is so awesome! I love getting a good deal like that. Love this entire look.

    Amy

    Fashion and Beauty Finds

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  16. That manicure! Say what, I love it. It's a new take on an old classic and you pull it off amazingly.
    xo, Maria

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  17. You were born to wear this:-) Sparkle/Shine/Glow on girl! Gorgeous! xoxo

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  18. I love it all! Especially those shoes, I have been seeing them in your instagram and have been drooling over them.

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  19. Sara,

    I just discovered your blog and I love your style! I'm NOW following ;)

    xo, tasha
    twenty-something blog

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  20. Those jeans look super comfy!

    Sar=)

    www.etsy.com/shop/owleyevintage

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  21. I am in love with this outfit, that's such a gorgeous colour on you!

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  22. your so cute! Its nice to see the jeans back! Everyone seems to be always wearing colored pants. You are always stunning!

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