Periwinkle & Ruffles

From On September 8, 2010

Today was definitely a day for a skirt. I had nothing out of the ordinary planned, but I felt like putting on more than just denim cut-offs and a t-shirt. I decided to go with this periwinkle-colored, lightweight sweater I got from Martin & Osa last year. I never thought of wearing it with a bralette to be seen in clear view. But to take on the current trend of bearing intimate apparel, in comes the Eberjey bralette I got from Shopbop. They have the best selection of bralettes! I paired the two with this vertically ruffled Beckerman skirt (that I also got from Shopbop, go figure). It’s highwaisted and is a perfect length (not too long) since I’m only five feet tall.

As for the shoes, I went with these Loeffler Randall sandals that I rarely ever wear. I absolutely LOVE this brand! This shoe in particular is so dainty with the criss-cross straps across the foot and the strap around the ankle. The pyramid studs give them just enough edge. I accessorized my look with simple gold studs, a large cocktail ring from J.Crew, and a fringe necklace from Madewell. I literally thought this look up a couple of days ago. I’m so glad that I took the chance to try it.

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What’s On Cortnie’s Wish List?

From On December 13, 2009

C's Wish ListUsually I don’t ask for much, if anything, for Christmas these days. As I get older all I really value is the time I get to spend with my family. Receiving gifts doesn’t really matter, although I do love giving them just to see surprised looks on people’s faces. Don’t get me wrong, everyone likes to receive them from time to time as well, but if there was anything I would want it would be these items:

1. Gorjana Key Necklace (Shopbop.com)
2. The Proposal
3. Virginia Johnson Leaves Scarf (Barneys.com)
4. Nikon D5000 Digital SLR Camera (Bestbuy)
5. Pelle Moda Yaritza Platform Wedge Sandals (Shopbop.com)
6. Rebecca Minkoff Stud Devote Handbag (Shopbop.com)
7. OPI Lincoln Park After Dark (Ulta)
8. Loeffler Randall Matilde Snake-Embossed Boot (Neimanmarcus.com)
9. Trina Turk Sessilee Sweater (Piperlime.com)