Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2013


It’s the most wonderful time of the year…


For those of your that don’t know, the sale started yesterday (unless you are a cardholder and were eligible for pre-select which I believe started on the 10th). This is their best sale because their new FALL items come out on sale for just two weeks and then go back up to their full price after the sale is over (Aug 4). So you have to grab these items while you can before they are full price again! I went and did my pre-select a week ago….photo

Whoopsie…but things were so cute and such a good deal! Personally I like to get my boots and handbags early because they are such a good deal and they are new styles (not leftovers!). I also like to try to get their jeans and workout gear because its always nice to get those items on sale. Then the rest of the items I buy are just perks! Here are my favorites, but make sure you stop by because it’s a good one!

Tory Burch ‘Brita’ Riding BootTory Burch 'Brita' Riding Boot

Joie ‘Malena B’ Mixed Media SweaterJoie 'Malena B' Mixed Media Sweater

Sam Edelman ‘Darla’ PumpSam Edelman 'Darla' Pump

Michael Kors ‘Lady Nini’ Chain Link Bracelet WatchMichael Kors 'Lady Nini' Chain Link Bracelet Watch

Free People Ruffle Woven TankFree People Ruffle Woven Tank

Pour la Victoire ‘Butler -Large’ Snake Embossed Leather & Suede TotePour la Victoire 'Butler -Large' Snake Embossed Leather & Suede Tote

Raga Animal Print SweaterRaga Animal Print Sweater

Elizabeth and James ‘Filmore’ Cat Eye Sunglasses

Elisabeth and James 'Filmore' Cat Eye Sunglasses

Joe’s ‘The Skinny’ Coated Stretch JeansJoe's 'The Skinny' Coated Stretch Jeans

Sam Edelman ‘Pippen’ BootieSam Edleman 'Pippen' Bootie

Max & Mia Studded Graphic SweatshirtMax & Mia Studded Graphic Sweatshirt

Marc by Marc Jacobs Leather Flap HoboMarc by Marc Jacobs Flap Hobo

Vince Sheer Silk BlouseVince Sheer Silk Blouse

Nike ‘Free TR Fit 3’ Training ShoeNike 'Free TR Fit 3' Training Shoe


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Polka Dot Maxi and Pave

I got this dress a few years ago actually on sale at Anthro (same with the shoes) and I am still in love with it. I’ve worn it to a few weddings and for other random occasions. Each time I try to dress it up with different shoes and jewelry for a new effect. This outfit was for a co-workers wedding. Just simple and sweet.

Dress – Anthropologie (old); Flats – Anthropologie (old); Bracelet – J.Crew; Rings – Jewelmint, David Yurman.

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Southwestern Trend: Summer 2013

WhoWhatWear did a big post on The Southwestern Trend for Summer 2013 and it has been one of my favorite trends as well, so I wanted to piggyback a little bit and do my own take on it! I love this style. I recently took a few pictures up at my cabin in this style, so you will see “my southwestern” style soon, but I love the way celebrities have been wearing it and all of the stores have been branding with it, so here you go! One of my favorite trends for this summer!


Celeb Looks: take some tips from your favorites ladies for ideas on how to wear this trend.

Hillary Duff wearing an Equipment Blouse781

Alessandra Ambrosio wears a Rachel Pally Skirtalessandra-ambrosio-and-rachel-pally-josefine-skirt-gallery

Eva Mendes in Detroit wearing a Southwestern top and headband.300-Eva-Mendes-0-jpg_210546

Karolina Kurkova in Zara shorts. Model Karolina Kurkova spends some quality time with her son Tobin in New York

Natalie Portman at LAX wearing a cute sweatshirt she picked up in a boutique in Paris.tumblr_moi84mrbfl1rri2cbo1_1280

Nicole Richie wearing my favorite Isabel Marant jeans! Nicole-Richie-Wears-Isabel-Marant-Navajo-Jeans

Khloe Kardashian in a fun sweater.dbn-khloekardashian-poncho

Miranda Kerr looking fabulous in her printed blouse.Celebrity-Miranda-Kerrs-Street-Styles-Fashion-Trends-2013-02

So here are a few great clothing items to add to your closet if you are loving this style as much as I am. But don’t forget you can totally carry this into fall as well! I’m definitely planning on doing it! Throw a sweater over one of the maxi dresses, or add a scarf to the jeans and tee and you’ve turned a summer outfit into a fall outfit in a few seconds. Plus spring booties can be flipped over to fall just like that as well. Then you’re getting more use out of them!

Vix Sahara Tribal Maxi DressVix Sahara Tribal Maxi Dress

Two Bandits ‘Canoe Paddle’ CuffTwo Bandits 'Canoe Paddle' Cuff

Mara Hoffman Sleeveless Shirt Dressmara-hoffman-coral-sleeveless-shirtdress-product-3-7515119-908418166_large_card

BCBGeneration Tribal Print Canvas Double Wrap Stap WatchBCBGeneration Tribal Print Canvas Double Wrap Stap Watch

Embroidered Tribal Print Skinny Jeans (These look just like Nicole’s Isabel Marant jeans, but they’re so much cheaper! Yay!)Embroidered Tribal Print Skinny Jeans

Tanazia ‘Edie’ DressTanzania Edie Dress

ASOS Felt Fedora with Metal BandASOS Felt Fedora with Metal Band

Ecote Trimmed Tapestry BagEcote Trimmed Tapestry Bag

Lucky Brand Button Back Insarsia SweaterLucky Brand Button Back Insarsia Sweater

Free People Peacemaker Print Shapeless DressFree People Peacemaker Print Shapeless Dress

Southwestern EspadrillesSouthwestern Espadrilles

Maje Southwestern VestMaje Southwestern Vest

Madewell Blue ‘Moonstone’ NecklaceMadewell Blue 'Moonstone' Necklace

Billabong Westerly Printed ShortBillabong Westerly Printed Short

Anslie Ankle BootAnslie Ankle Boot

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Swingin’ Boots

My cousins and I basically grew up swinging on this tree swing up at our cabin in the summers. (Well, either that or down at the lake.) It’s only about a 30 second little hike up the hill from our cabin. I love all the aspen trees surrounding it. It’s one of my favorite places. I hope I get to push my kids on this swing one day. It just seems like its been around forever and I hope it always is.

Top – Free People; Jeans – J Brand; Boots – Lucky Brand (similar here); Watch – Marc by Marc Jacobs; Necklace – Michelle Chang for Jewelmint; Bracelet – J.Crew; Rings – Free People, Baublebar, By Boe.

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Favorites Lately – Zimmermann Wanderlust Lattice Cover Up Dress

Zimmermann Wanderlust Lattice Cover Up Dress – shopbop.comZimmerman Wanderlust Lattice Cover Up Dress

Gorjana ‘Raleigh II’ Wrap Ring – gorjana.comGorjana 'Raleigh II' Wrap Ring

Acadia Top – anthropologie.comAcadia Top

Milly Taupe-Snake Bootie – shoemint.comMilly Taupe Bootie


Alice & Olivia ‘Sachi’ Sleeveless Open Back Maxi Dress – aliceandolivia.comAlice & Olivia 'Sachi' Sleeveless Open Back Maxi Dress

Bing Bang ‘Wild At Heart’ Cuff – shopbop.comBing Bang 'Wild At Heart' Cuff

Tribal Beat Pants – nastygal.comTribal Beat Pants

Collection Pumps in Stripe – j.crewCollection Bow Pumps in Stripe

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