Wednesday, October 31, 2012

on the hunt for: new sneakers

I've been told that sneakers should be replaced every 500 miles. If that's true, I'm about 1,000 miles overdue. So tell me: do you have a pair that you swear by? If so, I want to know. I'm currently debating between customizing a pair of Reebok Crossfit Nanos or just buying the Nike Free Runs pictured above.

Thursday, October 25, 2012

cheap thrill: double skull bangle from UO

available in silver, gold, and rose gold

 for those of us who can't rationalize spending $350 on one of these 

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Thursday, October 4, 2012

click, purchase, mine: faux leather skirt from The Limited

(normally $69.90, currently on sale for $41.94)

Remember when I ordered this skirt in the wrong size and then it sold out before I could get my hands on one in the right size? Be thankful that you don't live with me. I sulked for days. DAYS, I tell you. I even debated ordering this much pricier one from Zara, but I'm only 5'2" and I'm scared of midi skirts. Fortunately, after spending a little quality time with my laptop this past weekend, I managed to hunt down another faux leather skirt that fit all of my requirements: not too short, not too long, and not above $50. I celebrated with the last of my dark chocolate peanut butter cup stash.

PS -- Forever 21 also just added two more faux leather skirts to their website that look promising. I'm guessing that they'll both sell out fairly quickly and that these links will soon be obsolete, but at a mere $22.80 each, I can't resist sharing: