Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Outfit Post: A Taste of Fall




 
Boots: Etienne Aigner via DSW (on MAJOR sale; read below)
Skirt: Missoni for Target
Bag: Vintage Dooney & Burke - thrifted
Neon Hair Bow: c/o Ban.do
 
Last week we finally experienced a taste of fall. And by a taste I mean, a teeny, tiny, Top-Chef sized amuse bouche that lasted all of 2 days. However, I intended to take full advantage of the crisp weather thinking that maybe if I dressed for fall, it will come.
 
Remember that deal of a century I posted about? Well here they are...! I spotted these gorgeous Etienne Aigner boots while my mom & I were browsing DSW. Riding boots have been on my wish list for a long time. I wanted to invest in a good pair (i.e. drop some coin) but so far nothing was tugging on my heart strings. Until these caught my eye - in the clearance section no less. I zipped them up, looked in the mirror and it was love at first sight.
 
I noticed that the top part of the logo flap on each boot was missing a stud, marking these boots as "damaged". Meaning they were 80% off the already marked down price of $129 (retail price was $189) Meaning I got these boots for $25.80. Oh & did I mention I had a gift card so I technically spent $0 at the store? Did I also mention that my Shoe Guy only charged me 10 whole dollars to attach an almost identically colored stud to either side? I think it's pretty safe to say this was the best $10 I ever spent. Told you they were the deal of the century!
 
Now if only the SoCal temps could stay below 80 degrees so I can enjoy these babies.... If I dress for it... will it come?

the Grant life

14 comments:

  1. STEAL of the century and a SUPER cute outfit paired with them! Love that skirt...reminds me to bust out my Target for Missoni shorts! I am still laughing at our 2 days of Fall this month. It never cools down until mid-November :(

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  2. Love the boots.
    Haley www.instyleforless.org

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  3. LOvely blog!!! I love all the pics! Would you like to follow each other?

    Love,Nyt
    from
    BIG hair LOUD mouth

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  4. Hi Nikki, thanks so much for stopping by my blog and leaving me some love. I'm glad you found me because I love your blog! And your hair ;) Gonna go look around your spot now.

    :)
    lauren rebecca

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    1. Eeeek! That's such a compliment coming from you - your hair is STUNNING!! :) xo

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  5. Wow, what an awesome deal - I was going to comment anyway on how amazing those boots are (so beautiful, seriously), but it's even better that you basically got them for free! Love that!

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  6. Those boots are AMAZING! I have to check out this sale!!!

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  7. that skirt was one of the few things missoni did for target that i thought looked just as luxurious as the real brand! it looks great on you!

    fancy {no}pants

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  8. You look super amazing! I'm just wondering what's with the 2 year old bow? Is that for breast cancer awareness?

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    1. haha I'm sorry you don't love the pink bow.. I think it's super cute! :)

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  9. They are SO cute! I love them! I have been looking for fall boots too, nothing super great yet. But man, gotta love a deal like that!

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  10. What a deal!!!! They look AMAZING! Whooohoo! And can I tell you how much I love that skirt?! I haven't seen one like it before and it's AWESOME!

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