Thursday, July 7, 2011

Sunny Yellow and Bold Blue

For many years I refused to wear the color yellow. I thought it was way too bright and looked too much like the color of my (highlighted) hair (too matchy-matchy and all). Finally, a few years ago I decided to give yellow another try and now it's one of my favorite colors to wear!


-Top-American Eagle (OLD)
-Cropped Jeans-J Crew Factory
-Cake Decorator Belt-Anthropologie
-Steve Madden "Fantasik" Wedges
-Necklace-Lisa Leonard Designs
-Earrings-Express
-Turquoise Bangle-Macy's
-Ring-Pree Brulee

On another note, I've been looking around for a bigger summer bag to carry (since all 3 kids are with me at all times and I need a bigger bag to hold cups, snacks, sunscreen, etc--especially when we go to the park) and finally found one I fell in love with. I met up with my old college roommie a few weeks ago and she was carrying the cutest bag so I asked her where she got it...and she told me "Handbag Heaven"! I totally copy-catted her and got the same bag (different color though) so thanks for the tip Heather! I think I got the last one because as soon as I bought it the product page listed it as "Sold Out". That was lucky! Here's my 2011 Summer "Out and about with the kids" bag:



The color is SOOOO amazing in real life...so bold! What do you think?

Well, I'm off to bed. Hope you all have a great Thursday!!!

PS--This is totally random, but do you Pinterest? I could spend hours on there....so many cool things to look at!!! It's so fun!

13 comments:

  1. That bag is amazing!!! Good choice looks like you could carry it into fall!! Love love the color!!! Supercute outfit! Yellow looks great on you!

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  2. Yellow looks fab on you, good thing you gave it another try :) I love the color of that bag...so pretty!

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  3. That bag looks fantastic, Jenni. The teal color seems to suit you and it is definitely large enough to hold lots of goodies. I am also a fan of big bags -- I can only imagine how large my purses will be once I have to tote kiddie things around, along with all my usual junk!

    And your hair looks so cute in this picture. i can't remember if I've seen it straight before, but you look great!

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  4. Love that bag -- it's totally you!! So cute. Love yellow on you as well, so pretty. p.s. your hair looks cute like that!

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  5. I was the exact same way about yellow - and orange for that matter. Now I am loving both!

    I've never Pinterest'd yet - I don't know if I need ANOTHER online addiction!

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  6. Yellow does look really good on you! Good thing you gave it a try :)
    PS lOVe you new bag!

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  7. What's your pinterest name? I love that site.

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  8. hi jenni that turquoise bag is AMAZING! love it! great selection and your outfit is super cute, love the yellow color
    meg
    p.s. recently joined pinterest and love it

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  9. First off I am so glad you got over the yellow issue cause you look amazing in it! That bag so cute!!! I LOVE pinterest so fun to look through everything it has given me so many great ideas! Can I just tell you I LOVE those Joe's cropped denim Jessica and I paid full price for them and thank goodness got a PA but they are darling!!

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  10. Thanks ladies!

    Jamie--I have a smaller bag that I love but now that all three boys are home all the time for the summer I just need more room! It's amazing how much junk you need with kids!

    shopwithm--thanks! I've been straightening my hair a lot lately...just easier sometimes!

    Lisa--you WILL get addicted...beware! =)

    Teacher--I think my Pinterest name is just "Jenni Smith"

    Tricia--oh, that's awesome about the crops! I've never seen them in person so I wondered. They're really cute online! Thanks for the review! =)

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  11. Very cute Yellow is a good color on you!

    http://www.stylish3.com/marylane

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  12. So cute!! I used to be the same with yellow, but I LOVE wearing it now - so cheerful and great for a gloomy day! Yes I Pinterest - ALL day long!! :)

    http://sweetandsassy-sherry.blogspot.com/

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