Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Happy Halloween

Have fun dressing up, passing out candy, and enjoying the Halloween TV specials!

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Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Heart Tippi :: Outfit Planning

Finally, cooler breezes have arrived! Let the layering begin!
I just scored this JCrew Tippi Heart Sweater from Ebay.
It certainly wasn't the color combo I initially eyed when JCrew
came out with the sweater, but I've seen it styled so many different ways
that it's growing on me. After all, it'll help keep bright colors in a
fall/winter wardrobe. 

Happy Tuesday!

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Monday, October 29, 2012

FL-GA Weekend :: Outfit

Every October my entire family gathers together in Florida for the 
infamous 'cocktail' party and FL-GA weekend. My suitcase is flooded with
everything orange and blue. I try to prove that all Gators don't have mullets
and wear jorts. Afterall, THE Blair Eadie from Atlantic-Pacific is
alumnus of UF. 
Top:  Forever21 (fall2011) // Skinnies:  Seven for All Mankind // Shoes:  JCrew
Belt:  JCrew // Clutch:  Festivity // Jewels:  Stella&Dot, Max&Chloe, JCrew, Michael Kors

I had a little help cheering on the Gators.
{My parents' dog, Vixen.}

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Friday, October 26, 2012

It List Friday

  • Living After Midnite is showing us the difference between polka dots and animal spots! Paired with a fab green bag, this is one cute look! (find Living After Midnite on Twitter!)
  • Peach Gingham is rocking some colorful printed pants and pairing them with even more color in her shoes! Love this look - a must see! (find Peach Gingham on Twitter!)
  • The Glossy Life shows us how to make our own Kate Spade inspired dishes - head over for the rundown on this easy and glamorous DIY! (find The Glossy Life on Twitter!)
  • Olive and an Arrow is gearing up for Halloween by incorporating a few spooky symbols into her wardrobe - a stylish way to be festive! Go check it out! (find Olive and an Arrow on Twitter!)
  • My Fashionlate Life is shelling out ideas for a celebrity inspired Halloween costume - pop over to check out who it is and how easy it is to recreate! (find My Fashionlate Life on Twitter!)
  • Miss Top Ten Image is keeping it simple in a matchy matchy monochromatic look - a lovely break from of all of the pattern mixing this season! (find Miss Top Ten Image on Twitter!)
  • Urban Frill adds some masculinity to a frilly ruffled tunic with a closet staple - the denim jacket! It really does go with everything! (find Urban Frill on Twitter!)
  • Rachel Coletta found a new favorite sweater that is long, comfortable and has pockets - what more could you ask for? Pop over to see where she found it! (find Rachel Coletta on Twitter!)
  • My Thrifty Chic plays with color and pairs purple and red for a sassy unexpected look! You also have to go read about the hooker hotel! I know you are curious! (find My Thrifty Chic on Twitter!)
  • Lipstick and Lollies dresses warm for a day of bicycling around the city! A perfect casual fall look with lots of color!
  • Bon Chic Bon Gastronomique keeps it casual in neutrals but adds in some fun color with a gorgeous statement necklace! So cute! (find Bon Chic Bon Gastronomique on Twitter!)
  • Glitzy Blues is ready for gameday in her team's colors, but this is no typical tailgating outfit! Such a stylish look with tons of school pride! (find Glitzy Blues on Twitter!)
  • Fashion Fixation is carrying neon into fall and makes quite the statement with lime green and hot pink - so fun! (find Fashion Fixation on Twitter!)
  • Second Street East fell in love with the black and white tile in a beautiful bathroom and is using it as inspiration for an outfit and a room look! Lots of great pieces to choose from! (find Second Street East on Twitter!)
  • Sweetie Pie Style is dishing out tips on how to make our skirts work for fall! Head over for an easy to follow formula and to see what key pieces help this warm weather staple transition to cooler temps! (find Sweetie Pie Style on Twitter!)
the IT list is brought to you weekly by Jill of Good Life and edited by Michelle of Second Street East.
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Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Ikat :: Outfit

My first pair of C. Wonder cropped skinnies and I'm impressed.
Yes, the pattern makes a statement, but what is even better is that
these skinnies {made with a little stretch} kept their shape all day.
No pulling and tugging! I'm in love with the fit.
 Top:  JCrew chambray // Pants:  C. Wonder Ikat // Flats:  Target //
 Scarf: Nordstrom // Glasses: Anthropologie

This post wouldn't be complete without capturing an image of my pet seal {dog}
 who sat patiently sniffing the fall air while we snapped a few pics. 

Be sure to check out this week's link up with The Pleated Poppy

Tuesday, October 23, 2012


With all of the online sales going on, it was hard to keep a blind eye.
Here are a few things I picked up for myself or included in my note to Santa.
I can't wait for the Dottie Rug to arrive on my doorstep very soon!
{Thanks to Kate Spade's and Shop Bop's F&F sales this weekend.}

*I just posted a few items on eBay~shop my closet here!*

Monday, October 22, 2012

Pardon Me :: Outfit

October finally caught up with me and beat me. 
Towards the end of last week, I was fighting the flu big time.
Which explains my lack of quality posts lately~
after working all day, I had nothing left.

Over the weekend, I caught up on my Zzzzzss and
am feeling TONS better! I have a bottle of Echinacea to thank.
It works wonders!


Sweater:  F21 // Top:  JCrew // Pants:  Paige Denim Jegging c/o Nordstrom Rack
Flats:  GAP // Jewels: Tory Burch, Stella & Dot, Michael Kors // Earrings:  Stella & Dot

Be sure to become a follower of Peach Gingam!
I have an exciting blog 'facelift' happening soon,
thanks to Tricia Nea Designs.

Happy Monday!!

Friday, October 19, 2012

Happy Friday IT List!

  • Lipstick and Lollies is sporting the epitome of a fall outfit - boots, denim and layers. There is even some stripe on stripe action going on! So cute!
  • Sweetest Somethings isn't letting the cold weather dull her wardrobe choices - lots of fun bright colors in this chic look! (find Sweetest Somethings on Twitter!)
  • Olivia Moone is finally able to wear a sweater this season and makes a bold color choice! And don't forget to check out her shoes - perfect all year long! (find Olivia Moone on Twitter!)
  • Everyday with a Redhead recreated a J.Crew look that is perfect for the office! No boring black suits here - tons of color and a little leopard!
  • Lily Says Go goes all out in the color of the season! Head over to find out how she mixes different shades of burgundy for a fabulous look! (find Lily Says Go on Twitter!)
  • Living After Midnite is mixing animal prints for a wild but polished look! Go check out what small detail she is mixing with a fab leopard blouse! Love! (find Living After Midnite on Twitter!)
  • Peach Gingham is mixing prints and balancing it out with denim and leather. Throw in some fun jewels and this is one awesome look! (find Peach Gingham on Twitter!)
  • Ash 'n' Fashn is starting to mix in some new fall pieces with her summer favorites - head over to see how she is pulling off lace this late in the game! So cute! (find Ash 'n' Fashn on Twitter!)
  • The Glossy Life is showing us an easy new hairdo to try at home - the braid is back! Pop over for the full rundown! (find The Glossy Life on Twitter!)
  • Olive and an Arrow is rocking her favorite cold weather staple - the blazer! She also has some tips on how to stock your closet with this essential - go check them out! (find Olive and an Arrow on Twitter!)
  • Miss Top Ten Image throws on a tweed jacket and statement pearls for an instant sophisticated look - and the color combo is seriously fabulous! (find Miss Top Ten Image on Twitter!)
  • Urban Frill is pulling out the pencil skirt for a few busy weeks ahead! Love how she paired it with tights and flats - a great fall look! (find Urban Frill on Twitter!)
  • Rachel Coletta is on a boots and tights kick lately and is pairing them with a plaid mini skirt this week - so cute! And you'll never believe where she found her boots! (find Rachel Coletta on Twitter!)
  • Second Street East is taking inspiration for a room and outfit from a mexican blanket - so many possible color combos! Head over to check out her finds on her new site! (find Second Street East on Twitter!)
  • Sweetie Pie Style shares her top picks for one of fall's must have items - the contrast sleeve jacket! There is something for everyone! (find Sweetie Pie Style on Twitter!)
the IT list is brought to you weekly by Jill of Good Life and edited by Michelle of Second St. East.
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Tuesday, October 16, 2012


 (1) New additions- black studded flats, JCrew leopard wedges, Target leopard crops and red flats
{I also snagged this cute ASOS peplum t-shirt.}
(2) Transitioning into fall with mixed prints, cardigans over peplum, and gingham with pencil skirts
(3) A new drop waist dress from Urban Outfitters, bright blue with a bit of orange for the Gator game, and a feature on my first IT list with Jill GG
(1) A trip down south for a wedding, to see my parents, and to enjoy time away!
(2) An after dinner ice cream cone, a trip to Jackson's in Nashville, and browsing new boots.
{After all, when in Nashville...}

The past two weekends, I've been out of town. While each trip was a blast, I am 
beyond excited to finally plant my feet in Atlanta for a weekend.  Maybe I'll get
around to finally carving a pumpkin or putting up a few fall decorations.

Follow along on Twitter @taylorlawren_ or Instagram @taylorlawren_
or become a follower of Peach Gingham {click to the right}. I'd love it if you did!

Monday, October 15, 2012

Mixed Prints :: Outfit

Gotta love the neighborhood block party's Halloween decorations.

Jacket:  GAP denim {old} // Top:  JCrew gingham // Skirt: JCrew Factory {summer}
Belt: JCrew {old} // Shoes: Payless // Clutch: Tory Burch //
Jewels:  Michael Kors, Stella & Dot, JCrew

Here's to a great start to a new week!

Friday, October 12, 2012

Stripes & Leopard :: Outfit

This past weekend, I combined two prints that have made quite
an appearance in my closet lately: stripes and leopard.
I've never been a huge leopard fan, but slowly tons of new 
pieces with this print have made a home on my racks. 

Many of my favorite stores have found a way to make
this print classy and timeless- it's been difficult telling myself no!

Skinnies:  Old Navy // Flats:  GAP Calf Hair // Bag:  TJMaxx Crossbody Clutch 

Happy Friday!
We're headed to watch the Gators play Vandy this weekend.
I'm excited to spend the weekend surrounded by college football fans.

Be sure to link up with this week's Friday Fancies {by LDL}. 

This Week's IT List

  • The Double Take Girls spiced up her little black dress with a splash of lime! Also makes it cool weather friendly - a win win! (find The Double Take Girls on Twitter!)
  • Citrus Refreshing Fashion updated the hippy look with a little chevron! The perfect mix of old and new! So cute! 
  • My Thrifty Chic went glam for her anniversary on a major budget! Sequins are definitely the best way to celebrate - especially for such a great price!  (find My Thrifty Chic on Twitter!)
  • Lipstick and Lollies is breaking out of her shell to pair three trends into one look - neon, colored pants and sequins! She nailed it! 
  • Sweetest Somethings looks divine in blue suede shoes and a blue skirt - keeping it simple for a monochromatic look! (find Sweetest Somethings on Twitter!)
  • Olivia Moone is taking cues from menswear and sporting a tie! Pop over to see how she styled this adorable look! (find Olivia Moone on Twitter!)
  • Everyday with a Redhead is giving the "other" animal print a little love! A zebra sweater is a fall must-have! Check out her cute jewels, too!
  • Lily Says Go shows us how to dress for a fall wedding - wool, tights and lots of color! Love this look! (find Lily Says Go on Twitter!)
  • Living After Midnite isn't giving up on bare legs just yet! Head over to see how she is making her summer wardrobe work for the cooler temps!
  • Peach Gingham is rocking some seriously fab leopard shoes! They might just be the perfect Fall wedge! (find Peach Gingham on Twitter!)
  • Ash 'n' Fashn found a gem in the kid's aisle at Target! This might just change the way we all shop - go check it out! (find Ash 'n' Fashn on Twitter!)
  • The Glossy Life is taking us through a quick and fun Halloween project! This is the fanciest pumpkin I have seen - a must! (find The Glossy Life on Twitter!)
  • Olive and an Arrow has a new favorite color and she looks amazing in it! Head over to see how she is sporting her number one hue! (find Olive and an Arrow on Twitter!)
  • Second Street East found a gorgeous painting to use as the inspiration for her upcoming bedroom remodel! So colorful! (find Second Street East on Twitter!)
  • Sweetie Pie Style shares five sweet treats for under $25 - a whole outfit worth! Such great finds! (find Sweetie Pie Style on Twitter!)
the IT list is brought to you weekly by Jill of Good Life and edited by Michelle of Second St. East.
For more information on how you can be involved - click here

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Just A Thought

We're almost there :: FRIDAY is tomorrow!!
Check back for Friday's Fancies and this week's IT list from Jill.

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

MacAlister :: Outfit

 I could not have been happier when I snagged these 
They are definitely not the norm of what I would buy,
 but I've been eyeing them ever since I saw them here

I'll tell you a little secret :: I got lucky... really lucky.

Someone purchased them, had a change of heart,
 and posted them on Ebay.
My size sold out quickly on JCrew's website, so to find them again AND for a
 cheaper price was like a dream come true! 

Top:  Forever 21 // Jacket:  Banana Republic Outlet // 
Jeans:  Seven for All Mankind
Wedges:  JCrew

Check out The Pleated Poppy for more outfit ideas and posts.

Monday, October 8, 2012

Sapphire Hues :: Outfit

I'm in love with bright blues right now, so I was quite excited when 
I snagged this closet addition recently at Urban Outfitters.
Perfect for my first fall wedding of the season!

Dress:  Urban Outfitters // Shoes:  Loeffler Randall

We're on the road back to Atlanta today.
Back to the daily grind!
Hope you had a nice, FUN weekend.
Happy Monday!