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What I'm Wearing: Stripes and Ikat




After battling a cold all of last week (during a heatwave, ugh), I took the opportunity to "dress up" this weekend at the first signs of feeling better. For me that meant swapping out my flat sandals for some heels and adding a white blazer to the t-shirt and shorts looks that I've been wearing just about every day. The finishing touch was my Lands' End Canvas fedora - something about wearing a hat just makes me feel fun and carefree, and isn't that what summer's all about? Quick note: If you have trouble finding a hat that fits, you'll love this hat - it comes in two sizes, SM and LXL - I got the LXL which fits my big head perfectly. And it's just $23.99 (down from $40). More pics and ramblings after the jump...

Get the look:




I'm also loving the ikat print shorts I picked up from Old Navy a couple weeks ago - the pattern and cut makes these flattering for those of us who might not normally wear shorter shorts, if that makes sense. They are super comfortable cotton and easy to wear.




I might as well mention that I love my LC Lauren Conrad for Kohl's platform pumps, too. Yes, they are comfortable for heels this high. There's lots of room for your toes and the platform means your arch won't start aching after 5 minutes. The silhouette on these is really sexy. Highly recommend. And the blush pink hue acts as a nude heel against my pale skin (enhanced as it were by Sally Hansen Airbrush Legs - LOVE this stuff. You can read my review here.)

So those are just a few random things I've loving right now. But more importantly, you should head to Lands' End Canvas and check out their summer sale. Plus, take an extra 25% off everything in your cart and get free shipping (I think on any order) with promo name CHEERS and pin 3022. Sale ends tomorrow.

Scored any great summer bargains lately? Let me know in the comments!

{What I'm Wearing: LOFT blazer, Forever 21 tee, Old Navy shorts, Fedora c/o Lands' End Canvas, Jason Wu for Target clutch, LC Lauren Conrad for Kohl's heels}

Comments
You look so adorable - I am seriously in love with that hat...I have a big head too - might have to check it out! :-)
#1 Penny Pincher Fashion (Homepage) on 2012-06-25 11:14 (Reply)
Perfect! Love everything.
#2 Karen on 2012-06-25 13:24 (Reply)
YAYYYYY!!!! Love seeing your looks on the blog. You look adorable! Glad you are feeling betetr too, my friend!
#3 Mandy @ in the fashion lane (Homepage) on 2012-06-25 13:47 (Reply)
So cute and easy! I really love it! And i just love the color of the heels.
#4 Rita (Homepage) on 2012-06-25 14:17 (Reply)
Love your shorts and how perfect with the white blazer.

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#5 shannon (Homepage) on 2012-06-25 15:26 (Reply)
you look amazing - the first picture is my favorite
#6 Megan, The Frugalista Diaries (Homepage) on 2012-06-25 15:38 (Reply)
i LOVE those shorts! we BOTH have on old navy shorts and fedora's today!!! great minds. =)

xoxo, jenn
the stylish housewife
#7 jenn~the stylish housewife (Homepage) on 2012-06-25 16:01 (Reply)
You look gorgeous, my dear!
#8 Sally (Homepage) on 2012-06-25 16:35 (Reply)
I love when I can pick out what someone's wearing before reading anything. "Jason Wu...LC..." haha.

Love this! You should post your outfits more often. :-)
#9 Heather, Clearance Couture (Homepage) on 2012-06-25 23:53 (Reply)
You can download Old Navy's app and take a photo of their logo for a chance to win $5 and $10 instant gift cards! I tried yesterday, didn't get one yet. If I do, I will definitely get those shorts!
#10 Elizabeth on 2012-06-26 09:02 (Reply)
Love the Land's End hat. I have that purse! Waited in line to get it! Love the casual outfit.
#11 Kathleen Lisson (Homepage) on 2012-06-26 15:50 (Reply)
The shoes look great - might have to go check them out! xx
#12 Jaclyn (Homepage) on 2012-06-26 22:31 (Reply)
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