Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Outfit Post: Half-Up Top Knot & a Mint Julep Giveaway!

I have a confession. I tried the Half Up Top Knot hairstyle.... and didn't hate it. I wanted to. I wanted to hate it oh-so-bad. But truth be told, I didn't. Don't get me wrong - it felt weird at first. Almost like I was in the middle of drying my hair by sections, and forgot to finish the top. But once I got passed that awkward stage, I liked it. No... I loved it. 

Oversize Sweatshirt Dress with Pockets - Ombre Hair Color Half Up Top Knot Hairstyle

Hot Pink Sweatshirt Dress with Silver Metallic Sandals

Rocksbox Perry Street Kayla Necklace - Moon & Lola Gold Stamped Eden Earrings


Silver Metallic Birkenstock Lookalike Sandals

P.S. I also never thought I'd see the day when I would wear these kinds of sandals. But I'm just breaking all kinds of my so-called "Never Ever Will I Ever" thoughts. When I saw these silver ones online, I just had to have them. So I also bought them in blue (eeek!) See this is why you should never drink wine and shop online after 9 PM. 

Perry Street Kayla Necklace - Pink Mirror Aviators

Hot Pink Lipstick with Crystal and Turquoise Statement Necklace

Sam & Libby Ashland Sandal Birkenstock Lookalike

Silver Metallic Birkenstock lookalikes

The Mint Julep Ever So Comfy Tunic Sweatshirt Dress with Pockets

The Mint Julep Boutique "Ever So Comfy" Tunic c/o
Sam & Libby "Ashland" Sandals
Perry Street "Kayla" Necklace via Rocksbox (use my code NIKKIxoxo1 to get your first month FREE!)
Moon & Lola "Eden" Earring (gifted)
Nordstrom "Flash" Mirrored Aviator
Michael Kors "Bradshaw" Watch (smaller version here and 25% off with code SPRING25)
Maybelline Vivids Lipstick in Fuchsia Flash & Pink Pop (mixed together)

Let's talk about how amazing my 3rd new obsession is. The Mint Julep Boutique. Have you shopped there before? A few months ago, I had some girls RAVE to me about them and boy were they right. Mint Julep has tons (and I mean TONS) of cute clothes at fabulous, affordable prices. When they asked me to partner with them, I was more than happy to. I mean, I was already a fan! 

This sweatshirt is totally a tunic, but I'm so short that I loved wearing it as a casual dress. It was the perfect lazy Sunday afternoon outfit. Besides, isn't pink always a good idea? I just added some fun and dressy accessories that keep this casual look still put together. Personally, I think this tunic is going to be my new go-to for casual looks. I love the way it's paired with skinny jeans here.

Now onto something fun for YOU! Mint Julep is offering BAD readers a $25 gift card! All you have to do is enter the below Rafflecopter. I mean, who could turn that down? I can't wait to see who wins!

39 comments:

  1. LOVE that oversized sweater and your cute half top knot! You look cozy and chic all at the same time!

    xx, Leah / Eat Pray Wear Love

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  2. Love this and the half top knot!!!
    xo, Lee

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  3. Everything is so darling! I think I'd go with the Go with the Flow Maxi Dress in teal, although your tunic looks super cute & comfy!
    Valerie
    www.the-style-files.com

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  4. That tunic looks so cozy and cute! I love the Brooke Sandal in Coral! So cute!

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  5. I'll take one of everything! I've been a huge fan for a long time! Next on my wish list is the Flirting with Fun dress! Because pink! You're right, pink is always a good idea! xoxo

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  6. I'd get the The Cassidy Maxi, Navy Item #: 40289 It's a GORGEOUS dress.

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  7. I'd get the Go With The Floral Tank, Fuchsia. It's such a pretty blouse.


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  8. I would get the Go With The Floral Tank in Navy. Thanks so much.

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  9. I love the Ruffel On Down dress in pink that Mint Julep posted on their instagram a few days ago - so good!
    ~ Kim Pincombe Cole

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  10. Looks like Barbie pink! Love the pink/mint combo.

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  11. Pretty pink dress and I love your sandals! I need a pair . I worked with Mint Juilp before, they have some great items
    Thanks for linking up to Turning Head Tuesday!
    jess xx
    www.elegantlydressedandstylish.com

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  12. If I won I would love to get the Beautiful Night Maxi Dress.

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  13. I really like this!! https://www.shopthemint.com/products/triangle-again-necklace?via=54f5fff169702d5839a51100

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  14. Cool outfit! I love the pink and silver together! Very chic!

    -Katie

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  15. Those sandals are all kinds of awesome...love the color and texture of them! And they are so perfect with pink!

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  16. Love the colors in this look! Your hair is so cute, I need to try it!
    www.amemoryofus.com

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  17. Love this look! Love that pink on you!

    Your Truly,
    Oby Grace
    http://ispyoby.blogspot.com/

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  18. OK, my hair never looks that good when I try this hairstyle!! Gorgeous, girl! Love that hot pink color on you too -xx

    Shauna

    www.lipglossandlace.net

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  19. Love the hair on you! If mine was longer, I'd totally be trying this out. Don't even kid yourself, I broke down and bought Birkenstocks last year. They. Are. Just. Too. Comfy.

    Amy Ann
    The Real Arnolds

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  20. I would buy some adorable summer clothes for the beach!

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  21. I love the Floral Of The Story Romper in ivory.

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  22. I would buy the Ever so Comfy tunic! You look so cute! :)

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  23. lovely statement necklace and love your slides :)
    kisses from dubai ♥
    www.mahryska.com

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  24. I think I would get the gold Angie Sandals from The Mint Julep Boutique.

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  25. Love these fun shoes and tunic together. And the hair is perfect for completing this look.

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  26. TOP KNOT GAME IS GOOD.
    -Becky
    The Pumpkin Spot

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  27. I'd get the In The Morning Light Top, Natural. I love it.

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  28. Love Mint Julep and that tunic is so pretty on you!
    Debbie
    www.fashionfairydust.com

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  29. I'd pick the Show Me Off Dress, Black.

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  30. And this is what you call comfort and chic. Love the oversized sweathirt, and great accessories.

    Berty Morales
    Mad For Fashion For Less
    Visit my personal #FashionDiary and get inspired! www.facebook.com/MadForFashionForLess

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  31. I would go with the Taj Mahal Earrings, Blue-Gold!

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  32. I like the Slouchy Dolman Tunic, Azalea

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  33. Your top knot is TOO cute! Love your Mint Julep pick!

    XO Corbin Tate
    Classy South Blog

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  34. I love the Diamond in the Rough shorts in navy! So cute!

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  35. Nice look!
    http://www.audreyisaboy.com/

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