Sequins & Balloons

Balloons and Sequins

Given the name of my blog, I’m sure it’s of no surprise to you that I gravitate toward sequins. Shoes, tops, skirts, dresses – I have to have them. This top is so old it can be considered vintage, because I borrowed it from my mom’s closet circa 1998 and still am finding excuses not to return it (sorry Mom). But I love how it fits just right – not baring too much decolletΓ©, and the color is heavenly.

And my Obakki skirt is just so flowy and fun that I couldn’t resist pulling it out to wear it again.

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Balloons & Sequins

What I’m Wearing

  • “Vintage” sequined top (thanks, Mom)
  • Obakki skirt (just heard you can enter code SPRING SPREE at checkout to get 25% off & free shipping!)
  • Colin Stuart booties
  • Gold multi-strand necklace from Urban Outfitters (no longer available however this is a pretty alternative)
  • Vintage Rolex
  • Tights, Merona (Target)
  • thatheadbandikeepwearing (sorry) – also from Target

Guess what? I’m turning 26 on Saturday (May Day, baby)! Will you join me in the festivities?

Balloons & Sequins

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29 Comments

  1. 04.27.2010 / 9:55 pm

    Is that skirt high waist? I've never seen you wear it that way.
    love the shoes! You didn't say where they're from though.

  2. 04.27.2010 / 10:07 pm

    oops! it's up now. they're colin stuart, and I believe i ordered them from Victoria's Secret back in the day (when booties weren't in style–and thus never had much gall to wear them back then)
    the skirt isn't high-waist, just wore it that way in previous post – i'm just short so i hiked it up for that one πŸ™‚

  3. Mandy
    04.27.2010 / 10:09 pm

    Your blog is so fun! I can't resist looking for new posts every day! Your outfits and tips are so creative! Keep it up. I also love the stores you recommend,

  4. 04.27.2010 / 10:13 pm

    The top is super cute, I can see why you "stole" it πŸ˜‰

  5. 04.27.2010 / 11:07 pm

    Yay for birthday weeks! Those heart balloons are almost as adorable as you!

  6. 04.27.2010 / 11:35 pm

    Love the mix of colors. I would never think of it.

  7. 04.27.2010 / 11:58 pm

    Absolutely love your outfit! And those heart shaped balloons are SO amazing! I love them!

  8. 04.28.2010 / 12:17 am

    Very cute….Love Target, love the headband. Funny what you said about the booties. I feel the same way. I would wear them the way you have here. I'm short too. My question is…where would you wear this outfit??

  9. 04.28.2010 / 1:25 am

    pretty! love the colors here! and the shoes are fantastic!

  10. 04.28.2010 / 1:32 am

    tieka – you are too sweet! and those heart balloons were an accident – i wanted regular pearly pink balloons but all she had were these heart shaped ones. i was hesitant at first, but now i love them! they are so cheery in my room πŸ™‚

  11. 04.28.2010 / 1:34 am

    thank you kate! it was very fun to shoot these pics. <3

  12. Jennifer B
    04.28.2010 / 2:57 am

    I love the whole outfit, I am really in love with your top I was surprised to see it was vintage, Manwish my mom had one in her closet..lol
    I love that headband! You SHOULD keep wearing it!
    The last pic is my fave!

  13. 04.28.2010 / 5:46 am

    I think black with pink is so cute… the shirt is beautiful and so are the shoes.

  14. 04.28.2010 / 8:56 am

    this is BY FAR the CUTEST outfit of them all!! heart the sequins, especially the pink and love how you threw in a theme with balloons … hope studies are going well, honey!!

  15. 04.28.2010 / 1:20 pm

    Hey Julie! I would wear this to my birthday party (if I was having one) or any occasion where it would be appropriate for me to be the center of attention (at least for a little while). πŸ™‚

  16. 04.28.2010 / 8:18 pm

    I love how you paired the sparkly top with your skirt. Great look!

  17. 04.28.2010 / 11:36 pm

    I am IN LOVE with that top! (Especially since I also tend to gravitate towards sequins.) Those balloons are totally adorable, too πŸ™‚

  18. 04.29.2010 / 11:55 pm

    I love these photos! Such dreamy lighting, and the heart balloons? Adorable!

  19. 05.03.2010 / 9:35 pm

    Just stumbled upon your blog and I'm so glad I did. Love your style. Great outfit!

  20. Elisa Medhus
    05.04.2010 / 12:42 am

    I have a shirt JUST like that! (it's not mine, is it? If so, it sure looks better on you!)

  21. Colin
    05.11.2010 / 11:52 am

    You are extremley beautiful, and I am lucky enough to have a beautiful woman in my life. I just wish she had your confidence to show off her wonderful outfits and her wonderful features!

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