Jul 18, 2012

Outfit of the Week - The Anthro Effect

Anthropologie. Gorgeous clothing, fabulous decor. All-around awesomeness. I always go out of my way to visit whenever I'm near one, but lately it's had this awful effect on me. I walk around slowly, touching all the beautiful things, taking it all in. Then all of a sudden, I look at the price tag on a beautiful lace tank top and I start hyperventilating - $89.50 for a tank top?! Then I remember - Oh yeah, I can't afford anything in this store. And I start running towards the door, knocking over displays, yelling "Get me out! Get me out!" Oooor something like that.

So what happens when I get a gift card to somewhere like Anthro? Well, let me tell you. I hold onto it for six months (literally) because I'm convinced I have to use the money to buy the perfect thing. Finally, when they are having their 25% off sale items deal, I go crazy and buy this dress, along with two candles and some earrings.

But hey, I love the dress so it works out. I wore this to a friend's wedding last weekend. I'm loving the stripes, the pockets and the pop of green on the bottom. My point has come full-circle: Anthro has gorgeous things.

Shoes: Urban Outfitters (worn in my wedding!)
Bracelet: F21

pleated poppy


  1. Love that dress! I especially love it when dresses have pockets. It's just a little detail that I love. Looks like you found the perfect item!

  2. I love the dress. It is absolutely perfect! : )

  3. I know exactly what you mean at Antrho. I think I've only ever purchased something from there 2x. You made a great choice though; you look really cute!

  4. Pretty, pretty dress! I do the same thing when I occasionally get an anthro gift card! Love/hate that store :)

  5. Your Anthro encounter made me smile because I do the same thing! Love the store but wish I had a sponsor to pay me to shop there! Great dress; loving the stripes and the green. Excellent use of your gift card :)

  6. Absolutely love! It was totally worth the wait! And I feel the same way when I go in there...I want it ALL but can't afford 99% of it! I almost feel as though I don't even belong walking in! LOL! Thanks for entering my giveaway!
    Giveaway @ Because Shanna Said So

  7. Adorable! And I love your hair!

  8. I agree with everyone else - you made a great choice! Super cute!


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