Completely Gratuitous Outfit Post


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brown and black and blue

gold watch gold feather leaf bracelet

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What I’m Wearing
* Black J Brand skinny jeans …last seen here
* Blue American Apparel loose tankseen here with jeans
* Liz Lange beige long cardigan wrap seen here
* Vintage cognac corduroy blazer
* Hand Dip Dyed Nude Peacock and Fringe Necklace – Etsy – Three Horses. I actually bought this ages ago {last June} and somehow in the mess of accessories I have, it got lost. This is the first time I’ve worn it.
* BCBG boots …last seen here with blazer
* D&G gold watch from gilt.com
* Jami Rodriguez feathered bracelet I love this bracelet! …I love all her stuff actually.

It was so dreary last Friday …the weather, just horrendous, and so were my outfit shots. The only one that wasn’t blurry was the one I used last. I didn’t have the heart to take more though as I just wanted to get inside and swap all these clothes for nice warm cozy sweats and find a warm place on the couch to become part of for the rest of the evening …which I did.

I randomly stopped at my favorite local thrift shop on my way home and instantly spotted our new dresser sitting quietly against the wall. It’s not my usual taste but since I’m going for a very tropical vacation-y feel for our master bedroom I really couldn’t visualize anything at all that would work for the space. But when I spotted this one I wondered why I hadn’t thought of it sooner.

The main window of our master looks out to our backyard pool which is a dark teal, with the wood floors, a few big-leafed plants and the leather{like} headboard/bed frame we just bought, it really was a winner! It was listed for $275 but I wanted it for $200. When I asked if they would negotiate the price they declined BUT told me if I donated $25 to the Cancer Society, I would automatically get 25% off of everything in their shop for the next month including my purchase that day …and that brought my total down to $203, which was perfect.

Getting it home was a nightmare for my husband, friend Timmy and brother who all went on Saturday afternoon and kindly dealt with man-hungry-drooling cougar who accidentally elbowed my husband in the face trying to maneuver a dolly out of the back of my bro’s truck. But it’s here now …and sitting about 7 inches away from the wall thanks to the DirecTV installer who drilled the hole in the floor for the wires about 5 inches away from the wall instead of right next to it. Awesome.

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Hopefully I can find some great night stands/short dressers and complete this room within a couple of weeks …and of course share it with you :)



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LA native & lifestyle blogger Maegan Tintari writes daily at ...love Maegan.com sharing beauty & style secrets, including fashion DIYs, how-to nail art manicures, hair tutorials, and home decorating ideas, as well as a look into her personal life with her husband and adorable dogs, two Frenchies & an old Pug in wheels. Here you will find her talking about their journey & battle with infertility & recent relocation up to the mountains by a lake in search of a better life.

27 Comments

  • Style (R)evolution

    February 8, 2010 | Reply

    I love that camel cardi…You look amazing!

  • Camille

    February 8, 2010 | Reply

    I really like the blurry pictures from an artistic aspect, if not from a fashion standpoint. I’d just love to have the scenery you have for the shots I do.

    All your photos of your new home make me really wish I were at that point in my life right now! I can’t wait for the decorating!!! You’ve great taste!

  • Jacqueline

    February 8, 2010 | Reply

    Love the layering of the blazer over the cardi. The fringe necklace is lovely as well. xo

    http://www.FashionSnag.com

  • BUSCANDO EN MI ARMARIO

    February 8, 2010 | Reply

    love, love, love …..

    ——————————–
    http://buscandoenmiarmario.blogspot.com/

  • Chloeeeee

    February 8, 2010 | Reply

    Gorgeous outfit love!

    chloehasflair.blogspot.com

  • ♥ Katinka

    February 8, 2010 | Reply

    You look great !!!

  • Heather

    February 8, 2010 | Reply

    Nice and cozy outfit!

    Oh and I like your new site design :)

    http://underfundedheiress.blogspot.com/

  • Miss Anne

    February 8, 2010 | Reply

    love the browns and blues.
    you’re so stunning.

    and that dresser is lovely.

    i have the same style furniture in my bedroom! :)

  • drollgirl

    February 8, 2010 | Reply

    DUDE!!! i fucking love the dresser! kind of reminiscent of santa barbara beach home stuff! LOVE IT! just perfect with your rad tiling!!!!!!

    p.s. i hope i am never described as a “man-hungry-drooling cougar”!!!

  • Sal

    February 8, 2010 | Reply

    I SWEAR I’ve had a Three Horses fringe bib in my Etsy faves for over a year. Love how you’ve styled it!

  • pilcuis

    February 8, 2010 | Reply

    I love your hair style!

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  • Tara Gibson

    February 8, 2010 | Reply

    goooorgeous! love it

  • Lisa Petrarca

    February 8, 2010 | Reply

    Great outfit! I can’t believe you found that awesome dresser at a thrift store…it looks like it’s in perfect condition.

    I guess I need to be more thrifty…

  • J-Diggety

    February 9, 2010 | Reply

    Ooh, lovely!! I love that peacock necklace, I’m a tad obsessed with peacock lately…
    xoxo J

  • Francesca

    February 9, 2010 | Reply

    love love the necklace and ur room looks like its coming along

    xoxo,
    F

    lekisskiss.blogspot.com <– Texas gal bloggin fashion from NYC!

  • Kb_Mal

    February 9, 2010 | Reply

    Love the outfit and really love the dresser. :)

    I love mixing woods. :)

  • Anonymous

    February 9, 2010 | Reply

    Will you mindless drones wake the hell up?!!

    http://www.39thandbroadway.com/hate-21/

    Businesses like Forever 21 might as well be internment camps. I agree with Anon at 1:07, the party is over.

    February 9, 2010 1:44 AM
    Anonymous Anonymous said…

    Because you ride so hard for Forever21, Zara and Topshop, I am going to post the following link:

    http://www.innyvinny.com/2010/02/08/there-is-no-free-lunch/

    After watching that clip, with your fellow comrades might I add, how do you justify it? You can no longer say ‘OMG! I had no idea.’ So now that you know, will you continue to shop at these establishments? And what does that mean for you and virtually any clothing or accessories purchase that you make? I hate to be the buzz kill on your fashion bender but someone needs to have a fashion conscience.

  • Alba

    February 9, 2010 | Reply

    Great look!!! xoxo

  • Tiffany

    February 9, 2010 | Reply

    you look perfectly layered!

  • Kellie

    February 9, 2010 | Reply

    That dresser will put a perfect vacation-y feel to your bedroom. Nice find!

  • MELISSA Z.

    February 9, 2010 | Reply

    Love your bracelets!

    http://www.abitoffashion.com

  • 6roove

    February 9, 2010 | Reply

    great necklace <3
    lovely bracelets and cardi :)

    kisses!

  • Amy

    February 10, 2010 | Reply

    Maegan, I love the layering of this outfit! It is so perfect in so many ways!!

    xoxo
    Amy

    P.S. I love the new layout!

  • Chessa!

    February 10, 2010 | Reply

    the dresser is fabulous and it sounds like it will look perf in your room! can’t wait to see all the rooms! love what you posted today too with all that white and brown. I miss Domino.

  • Niku

    February 10, 2010 | Reply

    i love this bohemian look!

  • Hanako66

    February 11, 2010 | Reply

    what a great find…can’t wait to see how it comes together!

  • Charles

    February 16, 2010 | Reply

    that necklace is INCREDIBLE! gorgeous outfit :)
    xx

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