Pre-Christmas Shopping Ban

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Why is it that, without fail, every time I start Christmas shopping I end up finding so many things I want to buy for myself?! Does anyone else have this problem? This year I’m not even giving myself the option. As of November 1st I have issued a self-imposed shopping ban. Until the day after Christmas, this fashionista will be “shopping” in her existing closet only!

It might make my morning routine a little more frustrating … and there might be some pieces on the blog you’ve seen before … but the hope is that I will come up with new creative ways to utilize my current wardrobe.

Wish me luck! Here’s what I came up with yesterday:

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One of my favorite things to do is “dress up” a pair of leggings. A flowy shirt, structued blazer, and a pair of classicly chic boots is an easy way to do it. Work appropriate and comfortable!

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I thought it was fitting that I actually bought these boots last year … while Christmas shopping for my family … woops! I just couldn’t say no. But this year I’ll have to resist!

Shopping ban: 11 days down … 43 to go.

I’m leaving it up to you guys to keep me in line!!

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Blazer: Express (similar here)  //  Shirt: The Limited (polyvore one here)  //  Leggings: Zara (similar here)  //  Boots: Vince Camuto (love these!)  //  Bag: Michael Kors (similar here)  //  Necklaces: old  (love this)  //  Watch: Kate Spade  //  Bracelets: Lizzibeth and Juicy (cute one here)

3 Comments

  • Reply November 12, 2013

    Amanda

    Don’t leave it to me to keep you in line. We both know we are dangerous to each other’s shopping habits. :) Good luck!

  • Reply November 14, 2013

    jaceofspades

    I love this outfit specially the red blazer!
    Kat | http://www.poshbykat.com

  • Reply November 16, 2013

    olivialansing

    you are so cute!!!

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