Nordstrom’s Best Accessories for Fall

Take a look at these cool accessories from Nordstrom and refresh your fall wardrobe! 

1. The Stacked Wrist

Michael Kors ‘Heritage’ Buckle Bangle

St. John Crystal Encrusted Cuff

2. The Structured Bag

Rebecca Minkoff ‘Affair’ Pyramid Stud Shoulder Bag

Glint Envelope Clutch

3. The Brooch

Tasha Flower Brooch

Tasha Fern Brooch

4. The Status Scarf

Tarnish Stripe Infinity Scarf

Cara Accessories ‘Sassy Chic’ Animal Print Head Wrap

5. The Embellished Collar

Cara Accessories ‘Lacy Lady’ Collar Necklace

Cara Accessories ‘Sweet & Sassy’ Collar Necklace

6. The Vintage Watch

Fossil Round Leather Strap Watch

Timex Easy Rider Leather Strap Watch

7. Colorful Earrings

Kendra Scott ‘Skylar Spear’ Statement Earrings

Kate Spade ‘Jewelbar’ Stud Earrings

*all items found at

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Favorites Lately – Mara Hoffman ‘Intarsia Pullover’ and more!

Mara Hoffman ‘Intarsia Pullover’ –

DV by Dolce Vita ‘Lunna’ Flats –

Grandiose Wall Clock –

Cheerfully Charmed ‘Jeweled Elephant’ Necklace –

(looks just like j.crew’s)

I think I may just try this out tomorrow.

Hunter Rainboots Original Tall – (LOVE THIS COLOR!)

Will Leather Goods ‘Oaxacan’ Duffle Bag –

‘Transverse Placket’ Sweater –

“Always wear your invisible crown”

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PINK for a cure! October is Breast Cancer Month!

I’m sure all of you are aware that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. There is pink EVERYWHERE! One of my favorite things is seeing the NFL wearing pink with their uniforms. It’s so great to see everyone supporting a fantastic cause, which needs attention! I posted about Ann Taylor’s gorgeous Evelyn Lauder Collection last week, but I have found so many more ways to give away through fashion, etc since then! So I thought I would post a few. I guarantee there are hundreds of more opportunities out there as well. 

If you know of any be sure to comment below and share them!

The Abby Ripple Triangle Bikini –

For each purchase of this limited edition bikini during the Month of October, Vix will donate $20 to the American Cancer Society!

DANNIJO ‘Breast Cancer Awareness Vika’ Bracelet –

A portion of the proceeds will be donated to The Pink Agenda.

Kelly Wearstler ‘Newton’ Leather Jacket –

10% of the proceeds of the cool jacket goes to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation

Mane Message Hair Ties –

20% of the proceeds will go to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

J Brand ‘Midrise Super Skinny Jeans’ (in Pink Party) –

For each pair purchased, 20% of the sale goes to the Cedars-Sinai Women’s Cancer Program at the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute.

Gaiam ‘Pink Ribbon’ Yoga Mat –

For each mat sold, Gaiam will donate $1 to fund breast cancer research.

Smashbox BCRF Be Legendary Lipstick in ‘Inspiration’ –

Pick up this limited edition color and Smashbox will give $5 to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

Kohl’s Cares ‘Elle’ Polka Dot Umbrella –

100% of the proceeds of this cute umbrella goes to support fighting breast cancer. 

Loft ‘Live in Pink Heart Blouse’ –

Loft is donating 25% of the proceeds from this blouse to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

Nux ‘Rib Racer Tank’ –

40% of the proceeds from this workout tank will go to the Susan G. Koman for the Cure Foundation.

Wear this while using your pink yoga mat and feel twice as supportive!

Robindira Unsworth ‘Stackable Gemstone’ Rings –

20% of the proceeds will go towards breast cancer research.

(These gorgeous rings would be a great gift to support someone who is battling breast cancer.)

Asics ‘GT 1000′ PR’ Womne’s Running Shoes –

The perfect pair to run that 5K in support for breast cancer in! Plus a minimum donation of $100,000 is going to Christina Applegate’s Right Action for women from Asics from the sale of these already!

Scoop ‘Large Watersnake Zip Pouch’ –

30% of the proceeds go to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

Ralph Lauren ‘Pink Pony Hate’ –

10% of the proceeds go to the Pink Pony Fund, which supports breast cancer programs worldwide. 

ALSO! If you visit their site and purchase select styles, use the code: RLGIVING12 to receive 25% off and more proceeds will go to the fund.

Coach ‘New Andee BCA’ Watch –

Coach is donating 20% of all purchases of their Breast Cancer Awareness products (see the link above for their other fabulous products such as the purse, keychain, and scarf!) to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

Remember you can always donate to your favorite charity as well! (Here are some great ones to take a look at)

Women at Risk
The Columbia University Medical Center runs the Women at Risk (WAR) program to improve the lives and health of women with breast cancer and women who are at high risk for it. Funds raised by WAR go to research projects, support, and education.

Making Memories
A mother-daughter team cofounded the Making Memories organization in 1998 to grant wishes to metastatic breast cancer patients. The group raises funds, in part, through the sale of donated wedding gowns.

National Breast Cancer Foundation
The NBCF helps raise awareness with educational programs about early detection and provides free mammograms to women in need. It aids in research funding for the Cleveland Clinic, the Mayo Clinic, and the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.

Breast Cancer Research Foundation
This organization provides funding for clinical and genetic research, with the goal of curing breast cancer in our lifetime. At least 85 percent of the money raised goes to breast cancer research grants and awareness programs.

Komen for the Cure
In its 28 years, this grassroots network of breast cancer survivors and supporters has also become the largest source of nonprofit funds for the fight against breast cancer.

Young Survival Coalition
Founded by three women who were under 35 when they were diagnosed with breast cancer, the coalition focuses on women 40 and under who have breast cancer.

National Breast Cancer Coalition
The NBCC lobbies for public policies that impact breast cancer research, diagnosis, and treatment. Donations go toward training for breast cancer advocates and clinical trials.

Breast Cancer Network of Strength
Formerly known as Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organization, the nonprofit provides immediate emotional relief for anyone dealing with breast cancer with its survivor-staffed peer support service, YourShoes.

Avon Foundation for Women
The Avon Foundation for Women, which tackles such women’s issues as domestic violence, has raised and donated more than $640 million to support research with its Breast Cancer Crusade program, which launched in 1992.

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What I Wore: Queen of All the Hearts

I thought I would try out a little bit of a different style for me today. A mix of punk and prep 🙂 Plus it’s just really comfy.

Let me know how you like it!

Sweatshirt – Forever 21 (not available online); Shirt – Just a Cheap Shirt (old, similar here) ; Jeans – William Rast (similar here); Shoes – Trouve (similar here); Watch – Michael Kors; Bracelet – BP Nordstrom; Ring – Michael Kors; Earrings – Forever 21.

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Polka Dot Sweater and Denim Shorts

I love the transition into fall. It’s still warm, but you can start mixing in your fall clothes!

Sweater – Teaspoon (bought at Soel in Provo); Shorts – Citizens of Humanity; Boots – Steve Madden; Sunglasses – Banana Republic (similar here); Necklace – Dogeared (similar here); Watch – Michael Kors; Ring – Disney Couture (old); Headband – American Eagle.

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Evelyn Lauder Legacy Collection

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month (October) and Evelyn Lauder, who is the founder of The Breast Cancer Research Foundation, Ann Taylor has designed the Evelyn Lauder Legacy Collection. These pieces were inspired by pieces from Evelyn’s own jewelry. Ann Taylor will donate 65% of these proceeds of these pieces to the foundation!

It’s always stylish to give back 🙂

Evelyn Lauder Legacy Necklace

Evelyn Lauder Legacy Bracelet

Evelyn Lauder Legacy Earrings

And the Ann Taylor Cares Card…when you purchase this card, you will receive 20% off your purchases of $100, or 25% off your purchases of $100 if you have an Ann Taylor of Loft Card. 90% of the card’s purchase (through Nov 15,2012) will be donated to the foundation.

*These can be found in Ann Taylor Stores or online at

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Favorites Lately – Oui Ring by StreetBauble

‘Oui’ Ring by StreetBauble –

Aryn K. Sequin Jacket –

Stella & Dot ‘Geneve Lace’ Ring –

Belle by Sigerson Morrison ‘6614B’ –

Nube Green ‘Chevon Throw’ –

Ann Taylor ‘Crepe Mini Dot’ Pants –

I absolutely love this look for makeup right now…dark eyes and pale lips. Gorg!

Nanette Lepore ‘Cast a Spell Crepe Hearts on Fire’ Dress –

I’ve always loved this.

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What I Wore: Neon DVF Dress with a Fedora

Today was so nice! It was sunny and hot and didn’t even feel like fall so I got in another summery outfit!

I had been obsessed with this neon DVF dress for so long, and I was so excited when I saw it on sale, so I had to snatch it up! I’ll find some way to wear it this fall and save it for next year. I love the floral prints and I’ve already been able to wear it twice since I got it since it’s been so warm. Love it!

Hope you guys all had a great warm day!

Dress – DVF (no longer available); Hat – Banana Republic; Shoes – DV by Dolce Vita; Watch – Timex; Necklace – Nashelle; Bracelets – baublebar and baublebar.

Don’t forget that you can get $10 off at baublebar here!

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I Wear My Heart on my Chest

Now that I’ve started wearing my sweaters and boots, I don’t want to stop! I’m addicted! At least the beginning of this week was cold and rainy, so I kind of have an excuse right? Plus my office at work is freezing!!!

So here is a fun way that I paired a cute fall sweater with some trouser pants for work, but I think you could totally wear this out for fun or shopping or dinner!

Sweater – J.Crew Factory (no long available, similar here and here); Pants – Forever 21 (similar here); Shoes – Vince Camuto (similar here) ; Watch – Michael Kors (similar here); Bracelet – J.Crew; Earrings – Anthropologie (similar here).

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What I Wore: Green Blouse and Python Skirt

J.Crew has the most comfortable skirts! They are so stretchy. I just love them. So this outfit is dedicated to my love of stretchy J.Crew animal print skirts 🙂 (Is is bad that I may have more than one of them?) Trust me you’ll thank me for recommending them! You can match them with tons of different tops and they go on sale all the time!

Skirt – J.Crew (no longer available); Blouse – J.Crew (no longer available – similar here); Shoes – Vince Camuto (old – similar here); Necklace – Ann Taylor; Rings – Forever 21 and Banana Republic

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