August 31st, 2012

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Mood Elevators

There’s something to be said for the way the right piece of clothing or accessory can lift your mood.  A pop of color, a whimsical print, pretty bows, polka dots… they’re bright, happy, and always fun.  Pieces like these lift my mood and make getting dressed just a bit easier.  See below for a few of my personal favorite mood-elevating pieces.  I’m lucky enough to own a few of them (this and this included) and can attest to their magical powers.

Top Row:  Chevron Top // Tote // Lip Studs // Necklace // Bow Belt

Middle:  Blue and Combo Chevron Rings // Heart Sweater // Pink Skirt // Cat Ring // Earrings // Bow // Floral Tank

BottomDot Sweatshirt // Bow Studs // Pumps // Earrings // Skirt

20 Responses to Mood Elevators

  1. PennyPincherFashion August 31, 2012 at 6:44 am #

    Completely agree with this logic and it’s part of my “wise shopping” strategy – I only buy pieces that really make me feel good.  Otherwise, I know I won’t reach for them on a regular basis :)

    • Grace Atwood
      graceatwood September 11, 2012 at 2:37 pm #

      I like your strategy and totally agree. Have spent too much money on clothes I don’t wear… it’s a tough lesson to learn!

  2. Lisa August 31, 2012 at 7:50 am #

    The satchel from JCrew  was a recent purchase and the color was exactly what drew me to it.  

    • Grace Atwood
      graceatwood September 11, 2012 at 2:38 pm #

      ooh lucky you – it is fabulous!!

  3. Elizabeth Schneider August 31, 2012 at 8:25 am #

    Total mood elevators, happy Friday!

  4. tomorrowtodayblog August 31, 2012 at 8:51 am #

    ah! that j crew shirt just makes me happy- I love it! totally agree with you- I try to only buy things that I want to wear out of the store!

  5. christin schindewolf August 31, 2012 at 10:09 am #

    dollar sign studs? get out of town! 

  6. AdventuresinDressmaking August 31, 2012 at 10:16 am #

    Cuteness!! I am always wishing for that one piece that would make my outfit more fun. Must incorporate more brights and prints. =)

  7. Chloe Gale August 31, 2012 at 10:23 am #

    What a perfect weekend pick-me-up. Love the lip studs and chevron rings…so cool!

  8. The Avg Girl Guide August 31, 2012 at 10:58 am #

    I’m fully OBSESSED with everything. That Madewell sweatshirt is the best (and by clicking on it found the cutest b+w polka dot tee, score!) 

  9. Lindsey August 31, 2012 at 11:40 am #

    I love bright pieces for fall! I agree – wearing fun pieces instantly brightens my day! Love your cute picks!

    Lindsey
    poshandpoised.com

  10. Denise Atwood August 31, 2012 at 11:48 am #

    I agree about the mood boosters!  Love this post!
    xo

  11. Dana Punzenberger August 31, 2012 at 12:06 pm #

    Thank you for the mood boosters!!! Love all pieces,  expecially the pink skirt and the heart sweater.

  12. Roxy Barr August 31, 2012 at 1:04 pm #

    That adorable skirt in pink! I must have it!!! I love anything “paperbag-style”

    :) Roxy

  13. Tierney August 31, 2012 at 1:10 pm #

    Where’s the leopard?!!?  (Just kidding.  Kind of.)  

    Real talk though:  When I saw the post title, I thought it was going to be a special post on cool elevators at departments stores.  Haha.  You know.  Like “Mood Elevators” in cool hues and themes.  Haha.

  14. Kirbyellenbrooks August 31, 2012 at 1:21 pm #

    That Chevron Top is amazing! J. Crew can do no wrong!

  15. Sara B August 31, 2012 at 2:02 pm #

    Such happy pieces! I’m wearing my chevron rings today and they’re totally making me smile. Happy Friday Grace!! xo

  16. Clarity Star September 2, 2012 at 4:45 am #

    Color is always a mood lifter. These pieces you chose are wishlist worthy as well.

  17. Lisa // Elembee September 2, 2012 at 7:10 pm #

    It really is amazing what the right clothing/accessories can do for your mood. Even though I work from home and love taking advantage of the fact that I can work in my PJs, getting dressed and putting on makeup makes a huge difference when I’m feeling frustrated or just not as productive. Stripes, polka dots, and/or bright colors always do the trick for me! I think that polka dot sweatshirt would be just the thing for an off day.

  18. Jordan - Queen of LA September 5, 2012 at 8:12 pm #

    as a lover of color on everything and anything i love this post. spot on! love those heels and that pink skirt! 

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