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Non-Stop Stripes

30th May 2014

I’m feeling stripey today by twirling through the meatpacking district in the pattern I just cannot stop wearing (or buying) – black and white stripes!


Sooo what do you think of my new bag – lies! It’s not new, as some of you may know its’s my mom’s from the 80s – but it’s mine now and looks brand spankin’ new thanks to a little TLC – where the C strands for cleaning! Although I really liked this bag’s “well-loved” look and thought the wear and tear added to the overall appeal, it’s soooo much nicer to have a clean, flawless, feels-like-new leather bag. As someone who has worked for many a handbag company in her day (Kate Spade, Coach), I was beyond impressed with Leather Honey’s amazing leather cleaner and conditioner – it took years off my Coach Willis without damaging the leather all while maintaining the original quality. I recommend leaving the cleanser on overnight for best results, removing the excess and following up with conditioner the next morning – doing so will help give your well loved leather piece a swanky makeover! 

My OOTD:
Shoes: Joe Fresh Shoes (On Sale in Store) // Similar round toe on sale here
Top: Basic scoop neck red/orange l/s tee from J.crew (old)
Scarf: Vintage find – absolutely loving this pink & orange one
Bag: Coach Willis old a classic! but they still sell an updated version here
 As soon as I saw this asos stripe skirt I knew I had to have it – I felt the same way about these darling striped pointed toe flats so I knew I had to double up on B&W stripes by pairing them together! I was never a big fan of the pointed toe (my feet are too cubby) especially in a flat – but my new go-to shoe has converted me to a pointed-toe believer! I picked them up in black & white stripe on sale at Joe Fresh as well as in solid black patent because I knew I would seriously regret leaving them behind!
P.S. Check out my quirky new phone case, I’m obsessed … Banana phone! What do you think, love it or leave it? (please say love it!)
I was recently featured on fashion bomb daily – yay! There was some really nice (and some not so nice) comments but someone said what my Boyfriend, Paris has been saying for ages – “I wish she didn’t wear sunglasses in every picture”. As a blogger, I have been hiding behind my sunnies lately – it’s just easier but as a reader, I can see why it’s a bit of a turn-off. I try to be as real, honest and down-to-earth as possible on my blog because my readers are so important to me and I want to give them nothing but the best :] as a result I am going to try my best to take off the Karen Walkers every once and a while … here goes nothing! As always I appreciate your constructive criticisms and support – I would love to hear any other suggestions you may have a always try to implement them when possible!
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15 thoughts on “Non-Stop Stripes

    1. Courtney

      Thanks! Let me know what you think ! I usually buy the cleaners from the retailers, which is probably a little bit of a rip off but I was completely blown away by this cleaner!

      XO

  1. Mag KP

    I love stripes too and this b&w skirt is so nice and classical! Everything in this outfit is so well combined, I love this look.
    And banana phone is so cute! Keep it :-)
    Please stop by at fashionfascinate.blogspot.com when you have time and share what you think. I’m your follower, dear :-)

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