Boxy in Black

Sunday, March 3, 2013





Did you know that Target and The Goodwill have been partnering for years? Target donates their old/overstock merchandise to Goodwill stores around the US. I found this blazer at a Goodwill a couple weeks ago, when I was out thrifting with my mom. I found 4 other Target originals as well! The blazer is a tad bit too big, but since exaggerated silhouettes are in for spring, I decided to buy it anyways. It's a great little cropped jacket, and hits right above my hips, which is the most desirable length for my height. I also decided to debut my new Steve Madden pumps today! I don't know if I've mentioned it, but I have been on a serious hunt for some strappy heels for the past 6 months. I found these amazing patent leather heels at Nordstrom, and I was able to use a gift card for them, major score! Do you ever go on "hunts" for specific items? I feel like once it's in my head, I can't get it out until I find it! Oddly enough, the trip that I found this blazer on, my baby sister got a hair up her behind to find a pair of thin hoop earrings. She seriously made my mom and I look at 5 different stores until she found them. She's 11... oh we really shouldn't indulge her. Guess it runs in the family.


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19 comments :

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What a beautiful black on black combination! And the accessories are awesome-love the tiger ring!!!
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List Addict said...

Lovely shoes. They really stood out for me. The whole outfit looks great though. A fabulous mix of textures that makes an all-in-black really interesting. Nice one!

Adrienne said...

I just found this out about Target! Because I always stumbled across brand new Target items there. (And of course bought quite a bit! ;D)

I LOVE this outfit!

That blazer is fantastic with that skirt!

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Jeans and a Teacup said...

I had no idea Target and Goodwill worked together! Awesome! I love your strappy heels too!
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Jeans and a Teacup

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Ashley Taylor said...

That dress is AMAZING on you :)

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Ashley Taylor said...

*skirt

Lindsay said...

Beautiful, beautiful outfit! Love the sunglasses such a great DIY. And what a beautiful find in that jacket!

Ashley of Southern (California) Belle said...

You seriously have the best thrifed finds! I'm pretty terrible at thrift shopping (I get overwhelmed) and I would love to have a partner in crime :). That skirt is fantastic on you too!

xo

Ashley

Southern (California) Belle

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Chelsea Oliver said...

How did I not know this about Target and Goodwill?
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Ana from Sweet Serendipity said...

LOVEEEE your heels so much! Cute outfit!!

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Debi and Charly @ Adorned From Above said...

Very cute. Great finds. We have a link party called Wednesdays Adorned From Above Blog Hop and would love to have you share this and any other posts with everyone. It runs from Tuesday night through midnight Sunday. Here is the link to the party.
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We are also having a giveaway this week for a $50.00 Target Gift Card, so head over to enter.
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Natasha said...

I love this head to toe black! I keep seeing all Black outfits...but it's something I have yet to do...like soon!

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