The great closet clean-out!

LAST CALL!!! Cleaning out my closet! Lots of brand new items, even more barely worn items!

**Happy shopping!**

Lilly Pulitzer Danna dress | size Small | $65
Lilly Pulitzer Danna dress | size Small | $70  $60
Anthropologie Greylin Melusine Dress | Medium | worn once | $50
Anthropologie Greylin Melusine Dress | Medium | worn once | $50
Banana Republic Khaki Skirt | size 2 | $10
Banana Republic Khaki Skirt | size 2 | $10
Banana Republic Skirt | size 2 | $15
Banana Republic Skirt | size 2 | $15 – PENDING
Victoria's Secret bra top dress | SMALL | Worn once | $18
Victoria’s Secret bra top dress | SMALL | Worn once | $10
Fabletics workout capris | small | $25 for both
Fabletics workout capris | small | $25 for both
J Crew button up | pink | XS | $15
J Crew button up | pink | XS | $15
J Crew floral skirt | size 2 | $15
NEW J Crew floral skirt | size 2 | $15
J Crew | size 0 | Periwinkle | EUC | $15
J Crew | size 0 | Periwinkle | EUC | $15

 

Banana Republic Angora Sweater | Small | $15
Banana Republic Angora Sweater | Small | $15
Ugg quilted boots (soles look brand new) | size 5 | $70
Ugg quilted boots (soles look brand new) | size 5 | $70
LOFT shorts | size 2 with 4" inseam | $25 both
LOFT shorts | size 2 with 4″ inseam | $25 both
Lilly Pulitzer Ross Dress in Ring the Bell Boy Resort White | size 6 | worn twice | $75 (retails for $198)
Lilly Pulitzer Ross Dress in Ring the Bell Boy Resort White | size 6 | worn twice | $75 (retails for $198)
Banana Republic Short Sleeve Sweater | Petite Small | $10
Banana Republic Short Sleeve Sweater | Petite Small | $10

 

NEW Victoria's Secret | Hot pink stripes | Small | Liner still in place | $12
NEW Victoria’s Secret | Hot pink stripes | Small | Liner still in place | $12
Old Navy - Small - $12 (worn once on honeymoon)
Old Navy – Small – $10
Lilly Pulitzer - 8 *ALTERED for approx. size 4* Measurements: Armpit to Armpit: 17", under bust 15", waist 15", length 34" - $60
Lilly Pulitzer – size 8 *ALTERED for approx. size 4* Measurements: Armpit to Armpit: 17″, under bust 15″, waist 15″, length 34″ – $60

 

Banana Republic - Size 0 - NWT - $20 (paid 45)
Banana Republic – Size 0 – NWT – $15 (paid 45)
Banana Republic (not Factory) | 4P | $30
Banana Republic (not Factory) | 4P | $25 $20
Anthropologie - Burlapp | Small | Polyester Blend
Anthropologie – Burlapp | Small | Polyester Blend | $35  $20
Banana Republic | size 2 | Silk/Polyester - $20
Banana Republic | size 2 | Silk/Polyester – $15
J Crew | size 2 | Silk Taffeta Blakely from Wedding Collection
J Crew | size 2 | Silk Taffeta | $60
Blakely from Wedding Collection
Lilly Pulitzer | size 4 | 100% Cotton | $50
Lilly Pulitzer | size 4 | 100% Cotton | $40
Banana Republic | Summer pants | size 2 | Martin Fit | $15
Banana Republic | Summer pants | size 2 | Martin Fit | $15
Blue/Black striped maxi | Smal | $12
Blue/Black striped maxi | Smal | $12
LOFT grey skirt with pockets | 0 | $10
LOFT grey skirt with pockets | 0 | $10
LOFT NWT Wool pants | grey plaid | Size 2 | $15
LOFT NWT Wool pants | grey plaid | Size 2 | $15
Leopard Print Shoes | size 6 | NWT | $12
Leopard Print Shoes | size 6 | NWT | $12
LOFT Wrap Dress | size 2 | $15
LOFT Wrap Dress | size 2 | $15
J Crew Embossed Strapless dress | Size 2 | $20
J Crew Embossed Strapless dress | Size 2 | $15

All items come from smoke free home. Items are also listed for sale on other sites and will be removed if sold. Nothing like new dresses at discount prices! Happy Shopping!

NY Bridal Market

Last weekend in New York, the Bridal Market was held. It was sponsored by WeddingWire and bridal vendors come out for fashion shows, magazine distribution and parties. It’s a great way to see the latest trends. If you weren’t fortunate enough to attend, you could follow along through pictures and tweets, and even some live viewings of the shows. Since it was a fashion show, you also see dresses that might be a bit more than what you’re wanting for your own wedding – that goes for the price tag and the style of the dress (think tulle gallore, beading/sequins and more poof than you know what to do with!).

Sharing my top 5 wedding gown choices if I were to plan my wedding all over again:

1. BHLDN (Anthropologie) Titania Gown: Love the girly/flirty look of this one!

BHLDN2. Modern Trousseau French Lace: That lace is TO DIE FOR!

lace

3. WTOO Zora Gown: This dress is so delicate and classic looking! (Also check out the Jessica by Watters)

zora

4. Lula Kate “Novak”: The trumpet/mermaid style is all the rage this year!

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5. WTOO (Watters) Bristol: *this was the gown I almost bought – and I still LOVE the way it looks – although I would have changed the liner (add one!) and put a zipper instead of lace up in the back. (Also check out the Gloria Gown by Watters)

bristol

I had so much fun trying on wedding dresses each time (even when mine showed up in a box from J. Crew!). Picking the perfect dress can be fun but also stressful. Important to try on lots of styles and not just the one you have in your head. The WTOO dress that I loved was one that the stylist helping me picked out and brought to the dressing room. You’ll be amazed at what you like and don’t like once you’re actually in the dresses.

If you’re looking for dresses for showers, parties or your rehearsal, check out these that I’m auctioning off on eBay:

J Crew Blakely:
blakelyLilly Pulitzer Bernadette:
bernadetteLilly Pulizer White Halter Dress:

halterLilly Pulitzer White Maxi Dress:

maxi

As a bride-to-be, you can’t have too many white dresses!

What were your favorite styles from the Bridal Market?

Knot what I wanted

Yesterday, I got an email from The Knot Wedding Shop that they were having a big sale. And anyone who knows me knows that I love a good sale. I finally found time to check it out as I was laying down for bed last night and I personalized the cutest beverage napkins (eco-friendly!) for our wedding. I kept getting rejected when I was placing the order – they weren’t accepting PayPal, Credit Card payment resulted in a “null” message taking me back to the checkout screen (twice)… so I gave up on the adorable napkins. And my phone buzzed with an email. “You have authorized payment from PayPal to The Knot.”

The Knot Wedding Shop
The Knot Wedding Shop

Did you just say “uh-oh?” Because I did. I checked my bank account and sure enough, there were also 2 charges there. Totalling 900 napkins and $90 dollars. Good news, we’ll have lots of left over napkins for our scrapbook? I’ve been emailing and filling out forms all day – hopefully they will cancel 2 of the orders. Their website does say they’ll do whatever it takes to make you 100% satisfied. Either way, we’re going to have adorable napkins at our wedding and they were on sale for a great price.

In other news:

  • We have ALL of the bridesmaid dresses and they are so amazing. I am tickled pink with how this turned out! They are all the same color but all different styles. Can’t wait to see these gals in them!
  • Both moms have purchased potential outfits for the wedding. I say potential because if they’re anything like me, they’ll find something else in the next 6 months that they like better. (Yes, I need to not look at any more wedding gowns).
  • I purchased shoes for the wedding – eeek! MY wedding shoes! (ps – they are Lilly Pultizer and to-die-for!)
  • I have a hair appointment for April 18th for a test run for the wedding-do.

So we are still truckin’ along, but also still don’t have a florist. But we will… we will have flowers!