Sheer Details

11 Jun

Nasty Gal White Mesh Sheer Top Kate Spade Necklace

HM Jersey Skirt with Nasty Gal Top

Today I embark on my first trip of the summer. My boyfriend and I are heading to New York this weekend! We’re actually road tripping it there instead of flying, so it’s going to be interesting being in the car for so long. I’ll be heading up to Cleveland today, and then going to New York on Thursday.  I keep forgetting that I want to buy an iPhone adapter for my car, but if I do forget before I leave, I have the Spice Girls and Aqua CD’s on reserve. Those two have been in my car for years, and are always a safe choice for long drives! Yes, I miss the 90s.

This skirt was a recent H&M buy, and I’m really surprised how much I’ve grown to like it. I don’t really shop at H&M because the cute stuff I see online is never in the store. In a major lapse in judgment a few weeks ago, I had purchased a onesie from the store. It wasn’t my intention to spend $20 on a unitard, but I have a good explanation. The day before I had come across a random Instagram of the cutest pink and white gingham top. It was fitted, and would have been perfect for the weekend. I creepily commented on this girl’s picture, dying to know where she got this pink and white perfection, and if it was a recent purchase (I’m a sucker for gingham). She informed me it was from H&M and she had just bought it. I basically sped to the mall the next day, and allowed myself to only go to H&M. My excitement quickly turned to puzzlement when I was immediately greeted with a pink and white onesie at the front of the store. I was totally duped. See, the girl had folded the “top” in her picture, completely hiding the fact that it was a bodysuit (complete with a velcro bottom). Since I had spent the previous day fantasizing about how I’d style this “top”, I decided I’d make it work. I even tried on multiple sizes, and settled on a size I thought was acceptable. Long story short, when I got home I had an awakening and decided to return it. I tried it on with some outfits I had pictured in my head, and it was not pretty. The words “inappropriately tight” and “farm girl” come to mind.

Alas, I had made one wise decision that day, and it was getting this skirt. I love that it goes with black or white, and let’s face it, you can’t get more comfortable than sweatshirt material! I paired it with a white Nasty Gal top today, but it’s also making the trip with me to NYC to be worn with a black long sleeve top. Unfortunately, the weather isn’t looking to pretty this weekend, so long sleeves are going to be a necessity. If you have any suggestions for what I should do on my trip this weekend, please let me know!

Kate Spade Silver Flower Necklace Essie Mod Square

HM Gray Sweatshirt Skirt with Nasty Gal White Top

Nasty Gal Dream Team Tee with HM Gray Skirt

Nasty Gal White Top with Kate Spade Necklace

Top: Nasty Gal | Skirt: H&M (similar) | Shoes: Lulu’s | Necklace: Kate Spade (identical version)

23 Responses to “Sheer Details”

  1. Milieu de la Moda June 11, 2014 at 7:28 am #

    Reblogged this on Milieu de la Moda.

  2. Feline Creatures June 11, 2014 at 7:35 am #

    Love the necklace!

  3. lookbeyondbeauty June 11, 2014 at 7:41 am #

    Looks very nice! 🙂
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  4. Divya June 11, 2014 at 10:34 am #

    You look so pretty! and the Sunny day in the background is doing wonders for the pictures! 🙂

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  5. Grace (FashionEdible) June 11, 2014 at 11:26 am #

    I know you were bummed out about that top but this skirt is amazing! And that top!! Seriously love it. I hope you have an amazing time in NYC – I don’t know if you love museums but the MET has been on our bucket list for a while because we’ve heard such great reviews on it. Weather.com says it’s supposed to be sunny and 80 on Saturday so hopefully that’s the case!

    • Baubles to Bubbles June 17, 2014 at 8:07 pm #

      We wanted to go there so badly! Unfortunately, we never got to because of the short trip, but it’s on the list for next time!

  6. colonialarmory June 11, 2014 at 11:34 am #

    Love the sheer material of the top. 🙂

  7. carascliche June 11, 2014 at 11:50 am #

    Have so much fun in NY! Love this top!

    xx Cara

  8. Stephanie June 11, 2014 at 12:55 pm #

    I really like the neutral tones and different textures in this outfit! Your story about the onesie made me laugh! Enjoy your trip to NYC!

  9. Miss Alice Beauty June 11, 2014 at 2:01 pm #

    Beautiful blouse!

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  10. Ashley June 11, 2014 at 2:04 pm #

    LOVE this- that skirt is amazing. Have a blast in NY!

    -Ashley
    http://lestylorouge.com

  11. Bethann Wagner June 17, 2014 at 1:50 pm #

    That top looks great with your beautiful necklace! I hope you all had a lovely trip!

  12. Leslie June 17, 2014 at 3:53 pm #

    Great outfit! Have fun in New York!

  13. jodikayedwards June 24, 2014 at 2:20 pm #

    Gorgeous girl! Sounds lovely, hope you had fun! Great music choices. 😉

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