At First Glance


I called this post At First Glance because at first glance I feel like I could be perceived as buttoned up and proper, but then you see the tangled mess of a necklace, the holes and rips in my old jeans, my chipped nail polish, and (utterly fabulous) python print wedges, and then you change your mind.

Continuing my series of posts in which I partnered up with Kmart to create some of my own styled looks from their spring collection, this peach colored sweater cinches at the waist which is really flattering. I’m also collaborating with Payless shoes (see previous posts here & here) and these wedges are to die for: comfy, easy to put on, easy to walk in, and something fierce. [houston] even commented on how cool my shoes were. They’re Christian Siriano for Payless and an easy way to get your hands on his design for a fraction of the price.

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  • Love your shoes. I still can't believe the things you have from Kmart. They have really stepped up their game!

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  • I have been loving kmart lately. You look great, and casual chic. I have a dress from Kmart that looks like something from modcloth. It's my favorite dress right now, and it was an incredible deal.

  • I absolutely LOVE your outfit! A co-worker and I were talking about how we feel like we don't look cute in jeans on days-off from work since we HAVE to dress up and play the cute role! Well done!

  • oh those wedges are great! and I love the sweater!!
    great job showing off the pieces!

    Amber's Notebook

  • Very pretty! πŸ™‚ My favorite muct be your necklace and your watch! πŸ˜€
    xxx

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  • Drinking my coffee and sighing over those shoes all at the same time – morning bliss!
    Love your new lay out by the way – minimal chic! x

  • wow great necklace, and i love the clutch paired with that shirt! you're always a classic!

    <3 steffy

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  • Adorable! I love the color of the sweater and great necklace!

  • I love how you added an edge to this sweet look with those amazing shoes and ripped up jeans!

  • So cool outfit and it is true, you really look put together first glance! Still adore the ripped jeans and the "necklace mess"! Kmart has some great stuff, adore that shirt!! And those shoes, amazing!!!

  • This color looks beautiful on you!! I love it! And what a fun deal to be partnered up with all these retailers! Lucky girl! πŸ™‚

  • Wow! I didn't know Kmart = the new Target!

  • I have always been a fan of "cute" styles from Payless. Especially boots. Why? They are not leather–so I get Michigan cruddy yucky winter salt and snow all over them, wipe them off, and viola–they look new again. My Payless boots in this post are 5 years old: http://stillblondeafteralltheseyears.com/2011/01/

    I agree with HB, these shoes are really cute! Look very nice with your jeans.

  • Super cute Kmart shirt! And I couldn't tell what the shoes looked like in the first few pictures, but then I saw the closeup and thought "I've been looking for sandals just like those!!" with the front also having a little height for us shorties… πŸ™‚

  • Okay, I'm loving how Payless and Kmart are really stepping it up. I think they're taking a few hints from Target, getting designers to design for them. Love the outfit!

  • Cannot believe these are Payless! The sandals are so cute for spring.

    Xo,

    Erika

  • Seriously? Kmart? That top is just lovely! Looks like I need to hit up the mart!

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  • RT @PrttyShnySprkly: feel like wearing these @PaylessInsider wedges again for my errands today! http://prettyshinysparkly.com/at-first-g

  • hello! just found your blog and wanted to say hi! i love your outfits and your photos are so cute!

    cheers,

    yvonne

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  • Amy

    I'm a new reader and follower, hi! I love that top and never would've guessed it was from Kmart. We have a Kmart down the street, but it's pretty ghetto. That top is so cute, though.

  • I can't believe that's a Kmart shirt! We need some sun here in Toronto, I'm getting sick of the snow and super jealous seeing these pictures in short sleeves.
    Cute black toes!

    xoxo

    Lauren from ChickAdvisor