Friday, September 19, 2014

Amped Up..










 PULLOVER: Under Armour | SHIRT: Under Armour | PANTS: Under Armour | GLOSS: Bobby Brown 
(fave fave gloss!) Since we've moved to Tulsa it's become a thing to go for walks in different areas not only for exercise but also to see new places & explore the city. John works pretty long hours so it's a nice way to spend some quality time together, also. I am sure it will come as no surprise to you that I prefer my fitness apparel to be brightly colored. I am currently loving the neon Under Armour selection at Nordstrom. With the array of color options & styles available, you can really amp up your workout gear & make it more fun. If you get a chance, stop by the site to see the Under Armour x Gisele Collaboration

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Take Advantage..

Okay, RUN to BaubleBar asap and take advantage of the sale - it ends TODAY! 

When you buy ONE item, you get 20% off.. with code FALL20...
When you buy TWO items you get 30% off with code FALL30..

That necklace in the center should be arriving at my house this afternoon, lol! AND, if you haven't heard pearls are kind of a thing this fall. You've probably seen the 360 pearl earrings right? Well just pearl jewelry in general is totally on trend this season. 

You can use the widget below to shop the jewelry above...

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Edgy + Girlie..





 TOP: Nasty Gal | FAUX LEATHER LEGGINGS: Topshop c/o (not available online yet) (also here & here) | BAG: Prada (Tory Burch version herehere) | HEELS: Christian Louboutin (similar styles here & here) | SUNGLASSES: Prada | EARRINGS: ILYcouture (on sale!) | WATCH: Michele | BRACELETS: ILYcouture, Mindy Mae's Market | RINGS: Kendra Scott c/o, BaubleBar | LIPS: 'Rebel'

I have 3 different styles of faux leather leggings/pants now because last fall I found myself wearing them ALL the time. They are dressier than jeans & black goes with so much that I constantly gravitate towards them when putting an outfit together. Nordstrom has a TON of faux leather leggings/pants right now & I recommend grabbing a pair now because last winter they sold out rather quickly! You can always dress them down with oversized sweaters or tunics & scarves, too. 

John had yesterday off we are stayed sooooo busy but had a lot of fun spending the day together. Speaking of, I have a sort of funny story... I have been on the hunt for the Ita brush by NARS for months (best contouring brush, ever!) & it has been sold out everywhere. Y'all know I have moved & traveled a lot and I constantly looked for it in so many cities. Anyway, I noticed it was in stock on Nordstrom's site last week so I placed an order & talked about how excited I was all weekend. Okay.. so yesterday the UPS guy drops off my package & I am like "oh John - look at it! Feel it - I can't wait to use it!" & his response was "Emily, we could've just gone to Lowe's and gotten one of these from the paint section." :/ I honestly kind of agree haha... But really, I immediately used the brush & was in shock at how awesome it is for applying bronzer/contouring powder - highly recommend it. 

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Not Plaid About It.. (+ Michael Kors Watch Giveaway)











TOP: Anthropologie (similar style & here) | DENIM: super old (very similar style) | HEELS: Topshop c/o (similar here & here) | CLUTCH: Elaine Turner c/o | SUNGLASSES: Ray-Ban | WATCH: Michele | BRACELETS: David Yurman, Siramara | NECKLACE: Baublebar c/o | RINGS: Baublebar, Kendra Scott | EARRINGS: Baublebar c/o | LIPS: YSL #29

A little look from my Sunday afternoon attire... the temps picked up sadly enough but I ventured to Bath & Body Works to grab a couple of candles-  I ended up with a Blackberry one & Tailgate- both of which are delicious & make our home feel like fall. Also, if you are a Bath & Body shopper - the larger candles are 2 for $22.. best time to get them! <3 (Scroll to the bottom of this post to see similar items to what I am wearing at a variety of price points.)

Oh & get this... Gigi's Boutique (one of my favorite online shopping destinations!) wants to giveaway this AMAZING Michael Kors Wrap Watch ($195 value) to one lucky reader of The Sweetest Thing. 
See more of their MK selection.) The photo below is what the watch looks like - soo cute! It's the perfect fall accessory! Use the Rafflecopter tool below to enter. xx.
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Monday, September 15, 2014

Simplicity..








 JACKET: Treasure & Bond (ON SALE!) (Love this one, as well!) | TEE: BP | DENIM: old (similar here & here) | HEELS: Christian Louboutin (similar here & here) | SUNGLASSES: Ray-Ban | BAG: Clare Vivier | NECKLACE: old (similar here & omg love this!) | LIPS: Bare Minerals c/o (Live It Up & High Roller) | BRACELETS: David YurmanStella & Dot | WATCH: Michele | RINGS: Kendra Scott, Baublebar, Stella & Dot, J. Crew

I ordered this leather, tan jacket during the NSale this summer (yet it is cheaper now!) & was so excited to finally have the right temp to wear it over the weekend. It is definitely a staple piece for my closet... not only will it be great over dresses & with skirts, but it works with a simple look like this as well. I've found that having a good white v-necks is essential lately..  I've been wearing this one at least 2-3x per week! I guess that is what happens with cardigan weather. :)

I hope you all had a great weekend. Thank you for reading..xo.

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Hashtag Fall..




 
TOP: Topshop c/o (unavailable online) (similar here, here, & here) (more options below)| FUR VEST: Chicwish c/o (I think it will sell out quickly!) |  DENIM: Wit & Wisdom | BOOTS: Tory Burch (love these too!) | BAG: Valentino (love this & this, also!) | WATCH: Michael Kors | BRACELETS: David Yurman, Stella & Dot | RINGS: Kendra Scott, Stella & Dot, BaubleBar c/o | EARRINGS: BaubleBar c/o | NECKLACE: Love Always Couture c/o | LIPSTICK: YSL #26

The weather in Oklahoma is so nice.. & borderline 'cold'. Friday afternoon I wore this outfit for a few errands & I figured I could take the vest off of I got warm but I ended up needing it. It's be a little dreary out which makes it much cooler. Anyway, I had several people ask about the vest so I decided to do a random Sunday post to answer the questions & post a few more (not so great) photos! I ordered the 'long' in an extra small. I am almost 5'7  if that gives you an idea of how it fits me. Also, another question I have been getting is about my hair/hair extensions. I am not wearing any extensions in this photo. Usually when I add extensions it's usually just a weft or two, & I put them at the base of my head just to get length or add to my longest layer. :) 

Anyway, hope y'all are having a wonderful weekend & getting some cooler temps, too! 

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Pink in Central Park..







SWEATER: Chicwish c/o (similar here) | DENIM: J.Crew (love these, too!) | BAG: Valentino (adore this, also) | HEELS: Topshop c/o (not online) (similar here & here) | WATCH: Michele | BRACELET: David Yurman | RING: Kendra Scott c/o | SUNGLASSES: Ray-Ban | LIPS: YSL #26 | NAILS: You Don't Know Jacques (fall fave!) | HAIR: Bellami 24 inch in Mochachino (emily5 for $5 off) | IMAGES: Kaela Rodehurst

This was my first time actually visiting Central Park.. & I don't think I could've gone at a more wonderful time. Saturday evening it rained so Sunday morning it had really cooled off. The sun was shining bright & it was probably 60 degrees. I literally just sat on a bench to took it all in... and did a lot of people watching. :/ & Dog watching, lol. 

Today is John's day off from work so I am excited to be spending the entire day with him. Last night we went to a place called In the Raw to get sushi then we picked up some Ben & Jerry's ice cream on our way home... pretty much the best date night ever. I love being back in Oklahoma w/John & moving at a much slower pace. :) 

 

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