Blush, Stripes and Bows (plus Bloomingdale’s sale alert)

H&M Blush Circle Skirt and Ann Taylor Bow Sandals
Tank: Loft {old} – size XXSP (similar here and here)
Blazer: H&M – size 2 (buy here)
Skirt: H&M {hemmed} – size 2 (buy here)
Shoes: Ann Taylor – size 5 (buy here)
Clutch: From Italy (exact dupe here or similar)
Necklace: Ann Taylor {old} (similar here and here)
Earrings: Kate Spade (buy here)
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I finally got my H&M blush circle skirt back from the tailor and I couldn’t be more thrilled! I had to take up the hem 8″! I wanted to save money and do the alterations myself but quickly realized the complexity of hemming a circle skirt. I decided it was best to leave it to the pros.  

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I mentioned in my previous post that this is the exact same textured fabric as my favorite white flare skirt from a couple years ago (see here and here). This year they changed the silhouette from a gathered waist flare to a circle skirt (reminds me of a poodle skirt). This years version has a LOT of fabric (almost too much). The before and after pics are crazy! It made a huge difference when I took up the hem. I’ve been wanting a blush skirt for so long and am happy with how this turned out. I love it and it has pockets – yay!

H&M Blush Circle Skirt Before and After
Left: before (28″ hem) Right: after alterations (20″)
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Should we talk about how amazing these bow sandals are? I didn’t think it was possible to love them anymore than I already do but after wearing them and taking photos, I realized how amazing they are! I was afraid the bow was going to be too big but they are the perfect size and shape. I’m still pinching myself and can’t believe I scored them for $55 (and in my size)! After lusting over them for so long, they are finally mine!
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Bloomingdale’s is having their Friends and Family 20% off sale – use code FF14 or STYLE20 (sale ends 4/6). It works on Ferragamo and Kate Spade! Here are my picks:

Ferragamo Mini Miss Vara bag (I have in beige)
Ferragamo Varina Flats (8 colors)
Theory striped flare dress (amazing and 00/0 avail)
Ferragamo Tina bow pumps (I have in new bisque)
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Thanks for reading and hope you have a great day!
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  1. omg the shoes are so adorable!!! Very Kate Spade-esque. How’d you score them for $55?

  2. The Bow heels are so classy! I keep looking at them online I’m obsessed! lol

  3. The quilted skirt is cute, and I like the jacket. Speaking of the skirt, I love it even at its longer length. The shorter length of the skirt just makes it a bit more fun. More importantly… those ankle bow sandals are as beautiful as you are. They look amazing and nicely compliment the rest of your outfit. Greatly styled here!

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