April 12th, 2012

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Recent Loves

Just a few things + brands that are on my radar as of lately.  Be prepared… this post will probably make you want to shop.  (Is it just me or does Spring just make you want to buy, buy, buy!?)  Sorry about that.  But seriously.  You need everything in this post.  These are some of my absolute favorite things.  While they won’t change your life, they will make it a bit prettier.

Joie has the most beautiful lace pieces, lately.  I particularly love this top (which I bought.)  The silhouette is slightly cropped, so it’s perfect for layering with longer tanks, fitted dresses, or high-waisted skirts + pants.

Chinti + Parker has become a new favorite for good, quality, cotton basics.  Their cotton is heavenly.  It’s all organic, and luxuriously soft.  This dress made it into my closet, and I absolutely love it.  I’ll wear it to work and happy hour now – and over my swimsuit this summer!

I ordered this bracelet from BaubleBar (in white with pink, and please note – I do work for them,) a while ago and it finally came.  I’m never taking it off.  It is the best bracelet ever – delicate chains are perfect for layering.

I have a little Lush obsession.  Every few weeks, I go in to load up on bath bombs.  (Taking a bath is one of the only effective ways I seem to be able to de-stress… so I take them often.)  But I always end up taking home something else.  My latest two obsessions are the R+B Finishing Cream and the Creme Anglaise Body Cream.  Good god, their products smell way too good.  I’m addicted to everything in their store!

These TopShop dresses are perfection.  I have the peach and the aqua.  Know those days where it’s hot, sticky, and you don’t know what you’ll wear?  Just throw on one of these with some fun jewelry and great flat sandals.  Good to go.

Lastly, I’m having a major moment with rings.  I need these Gorjana Stackable Rings in my life now… they’ll layer so beautifully with the rest of my rings!  Gorjana has the prettiest stackable rings – and they’re pretty affordable, too.

PS – I’m over on Small Shop, today… sharing my favorite ways to stay inspired!

19 Responses to Recent Loves

  1. Natasha Fatah April 12, 2012 at 6:19 am #

    Ooooooooh, everything here is great!
    Love those TopShop dresses, they look so comfortable.
    That monogrammed jewelry and the striped dress.

    xoxo
    http://www.natashafatah.blogspot.com

  2. PennyPincherFashion April 12, 2012 at 7:20 am #

    How did I miss these bracelets when I was browsing the site yesterday – LOVE!!

  3. Alyson -- TAGG April 12, 2012 at 8:05 am #

    Joie blouse is insane… LOVE! And you’re about the third person rave about this Topshop dress. On my list! {ps: aren’t those bath bombs the best?!}

  4. Liz {Sequins & Stripes} April 12, 2012 at 8:40 am #

    So many of my favorites detailed here! Joie can really do no wrong in my eyes, Chinti + Parker do stripes SO well, Gorjana is a personal favorite, and well Bauble Bar speaks for itself. Also, the Topshop shift is so good and I have to try some Lush products!

  5. Sara Grace April 12, 2012 at 9:05 am #

    I keet seeing Bauble Bar on everyone’s blogs — LOVE it! Almost everything Topshop makes is just killer. And those rings…oh those rings are beautiful! http://adventuresofdutchandme.blogspot.com/

  6. Viviana Carmona April 12, 2012 at 9:06 am #

    I think I need to order one of those bracelets AND one of those Topshop dresses!!!

  7. Courtney Elizabeth April 12, 2012 at 9:56 am #

    absolutely agree about spring giving me the shopping bug. but…must…budget. thanks for sharing these gorgeous, tempting finds!

  8. Brynn {chartreuse & a twist} April 12, 2012 at 10:26 am #

    So much to love!!! That lace top is hello, WOW! & I am in love with those initial pieces from baublebar!!! XO brynn

  9. Christine April 12, 2012 at 11:12 am #

    I’m loving the lace – just bought something similar and can’t wait to wear it.  The Spring totally makes me want to shop – something about the warmer weather and new beginnings = new wardrobe!

  10. Mai April 12, 2012 at 11:20 am #

    i’ve been wanting a lace top just like that one!

  11. Thenowstylebook April 12, 2012 at 1:03 pm #

    Love those bracelets!!! xox Elizabeth

  12. lauren April 12, 2012 at 1:40 pm #

    love the topshop dresses!

  13. Erika [small shop] April 12, 2012 at 2:27 pm #

    I pretty much love everything Joie does. The Bauble Bar pieces are adorable!

    Thank you SO much for guest posting today! 

  14. Jessica April 12, 2012 at 4:03 pm #

    eep! you’re right, spring is shopping season! and I love all of these options! 
    xx

  15. PurplesPrettier April 12, 2012 at 9:19 pm #

    Well, you were right – this post made me want to shop!!  Love the neon.  AHH I’m a sucker for everything neon!

  16. so anthro April 12, 2012 at 9:21 pm #

    Oh spring makes me want to buybuybuy like there is no tomorrow! Love these picks– especially the BaubleBar ones!!

  17. Megan Zietz April 13, 2012 at 12:36 am #

    these are amazing, I really need to buy atleast one of these!

  18. Bettina April 13, 2012 at 1:47 am #

    Love the topshop dresses. I can’t wait until they open one in LA, for now I guess a trip to the Vegas store is in order :) 

  19. L April 15, 2012 at 10:42 am #

    That lace top is to die for! So is that striped dress shirt. Much love, as always. 

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