Boden Clothing Giveaway

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It’s been awhile since we’ve done a giveaway, so here’s a super exciting one! I’ve been partnering up with this amazing Boden Clothing company (out of the UK) since the spring and I’m happy to announce that we are giving away a $25 gift card along with a free scarf to one lucky girl!

From perfectly fitting pencil skirts (like this one I styled here!) to these adorable mixed-print tees, I’ve worn out every piece I own from Boden! I love to play on the colors by mixing and matching.

So here’s your chance! To enter, simply comment below telling me what piece you’d choose if you won as well as your email and name. Be sure to tweet and follow Boden on Facebook (through the widget below) for extra chances of winning! Open to U.S. residents only. Giveaway closes September 3rd 12am EST.

Good luck!

P.S. In the meantime, enjoy this 15% off code on anything you buy at Boden today!

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Outfit: Colourblock Breton top c/o Boden Clothing| Flats via H&M {similar here}| Mint jeans c/o Gap {similar here}| Necklace c/o Our World Boutique| Ray Ban aviators| Michael Kors watch
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Pineapple Dress

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I had to double-check that I hadn’t already posted this amazing dress I thrifted while in New Orleans in June.  I’ve been wearing it nonstop on the weekends because it’s so comfy and doesn’t cling in this heat!

Funny story–mom and I went to Buffalo Exchange  in New Orleans when we visited in June and found so many cute and–might I add–”fruity” themed pieces only to find out that Reese Witherspoon herself was seen shopping in that exact store the day before!  As I checked out at the counter with my fruit-filled purchases, the girl excitedly told me that Reese had purchased a pineapple necklace with her daughter the day before and that she was staying in New Orleans (apparently her hometown) for the duration of the filming of her new movie, “Don’t Mess With Texas”.

Unfortunately, we were not able to see Reese, but we did have another “almost” celebrity encounter the very next day. We were at the mall at the end of the Canal Street having a beignet at Cafe Du Monde when we found out that Arnold Schwarzenegger was just sitting at the table next to us about ten minutes before we arrived. Talk about bad timing! Either way, we had a blast and it was nice to spend time exploring a new city with my family.

Hope you all are enjoying your weekend! :)

Outfit: Pineapple dress thrifted from Buffalo Exchange {another cute pineapple dress here!}| Lime fruit handbag via Slimskii| Guess leather wedges {Similar here}| Necklace c/o Arthur & Livingston

Colorburst

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This look reminds me of a Starburst.  I know it’s a bit crazy, but that’s what I like–all the fun colors– it almost looks like fireworks! In order to keep the mixed prints and colors center stage, I went with neutral accessories like these nude patent leather bow flats and crystal statement necklace.

Today was the first day of school and pretty hectic.  I’m happy to be working with such a strong and supportive team; I think it’s going to be an amazing year! To all the other teachers out there, I hope the start to your year goes smoothly :)

Outfit: Philosophy pants via Marshalls| BCBG bow flats| Blouse c/o Our World Boutique| Crystal Cluster Statement Necklace c/o Our World Boutique

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Black & White Full Skirt + Pops of Leopard

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Wasn’t sure how I felt about a full skirt in midi version, but I’m surprised at how feminine and pretty it feels! I recently purchased this skirt off Poshmark, and knew it would be perfect with a tucked in shirt and statement belt for work.

I wanted to play around with it for a party/after hours look so I added a graphic tee and some fun textures like calf hair leopard, patent leather, and silver glitter. I like the amount of fun you can have with a simple black and white base.  Adding different prints and pops of fun accessories can transform the outfit every time you put it on.

Nate and I are celebrating 4 years together today and we just got back from our amazing Siesta Key trip! Just what I needed before the first (student) day of school tomorrow. I hope your weekend was just as lovely as mine :)

Outfit: Tory Burch Leopard Crossbody City Mini bag| Black and white striped full skirt (slightly shorter version here)| Brandy Melville tee| Mary Janes via Marshalls Similar here| Silver glitter belt| Necklace via EBay (another pretty one here)

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Mustard, Red, & Mint

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I’ll go ahead and call myself out– I’m definitely wearing the same necklace 2 (or is it 3?) posts in a row. Something about going back to school and meeting the parents that makes me want to wear bright, fun, and colorful outfits and that includes costume jewelry.

Today, I opted for a red-orange, mint, and mustard color palette to meet parents for school orientation. It’s been a long week of 11 hour workdays but I’m so lucky to be working with the most awesome people on the planet. This year is going to be so much fun.

Almost TGIF! Hope you all are having a wonderful week!

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Outfit: Similar wedges| Pants via JC Penney Similar here for under $30| Blouse via Forever 21 (old) Similar here| Cardigan via Gap| Necklace via Our World Boutique