Thursday, January 3, 2013

Pretty New Necklace and a few Gap Reviews

Hi all!  

Before I forget, I'm jumping on the Facebook bandwagon with the blog and have created a page just for Found in my Closet.  Come on over and "like" the page to get blog updates in your daily feed!


I'm starting today off with a fun gift I received from my best friend for Christmas...the gorgeous Mystic Tieback Bib Necklace from Anthropologie.  Leave it to your BFF to know exactly what you'll love!


Original Polyvore set idea can be found HERE

Highlighted Frequencies Cardigan-Anthropologie
Tank-J Crew Factory (a few years old)
Jeggings-American Eagle
Miz Mooz "Kelsey" Boots-Piperlime
Mystic Tieback Bib Necklace-Anthropologie
Strung Palms Bracelet (orange)-Anthropologie
Enameled Dot Bangle (mint)-J Crew Factory
Uptown Bracelet (gold)-Twisted Silver 
Marc by Marc Jacobs "Henry Chrono" Watch
Tribute Bracelet-Stella & Dot
Baroness Bliss Teardrop Earrings-Ruche
Ring-Forever 21

This is a fab statement necklace...it's bold and beautiful!  The color is especially eye-catching...I love it!  I decided to pair it with some contrasting colors found in this fun cardigan and the soft pink of the tank.  I've had this tank in my closet for many years now and I loved finding a new way to style it!  

Much thanks to my BFF, Elise, for hooking me up with such a fun gift!

Last week I was able to sneak away one night and head over to the mall with a very specific mission in mind...to try these on:




So cute, right?  I absolutely fell in love with them while browsing online.  I have one other pair of polka dot jeans (in light grey) already so I know these would fit right into my wardrobe.  I also know I love Gap Always Skinny denim...they are one of my favorite kinds of jeans (behind my beloved AG denim).  I was lucky enough to find them fully stocked at my local Gap so I could try on several sizes to find the right pair, and I'm so glad I did!  They fit a little differently than my regular Always Skinny Jeans.

(I'm now realizing there were many smudges on the fitting room mirror...sorry!)


I usually wear a size 0 Petite in the original Gap Always Skinny denim but after trying on a few pairs of these, I found they ran big.  I found that size 00 regular fit me best.  They have a good bit of stretch and are very comfortable, and will probably stretch out just a little throughout the day so you want to make sure they aren't too baggy to start out.  I decided to pass on them for the time being since they were full price in store, and then ended up getting them the next day online with a coupon code and rewards card in hand.  I scored these and this cute sweater/tunic (below) for just $31 after all the discounts...major score!



And in real life:


This is called a tunic but it's the perfect length sweater on my long torso!  The mint green color is what grabbed my attention...it's super soft and comfy!  I took this in my regular Gap sweater size, an X-Small.  LOVE!  

It was great to find a few fab pieces from Gap since I haven't been overly excited about them the past year or so.   Perhaps things are looking up over there!

Have you tried these items on?  What do you think?  Do tell!

Have a great day! =)

24 comments:

  1. Love the necklace! I also love the cardigan, such pretty pattern! I've been totally addicted to GAP this year too! :)

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    1. Thanks! It's one of my favorite cardigans too! =)

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  2. You are a 00 petite? It's too bad I like you...or I might hate you.
    :)

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    1. No! I'm not normally!!! These just ran big! =)

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  3. The necklace from your best friend is super cute! I would love that piece. Definitely a cute outfit. And you purchased some great things. I love that dotted denim. Really cute. Debating if i should get a pair similar.

    5ftandpetite.blogspot.com

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    1. Thanks Laura! I love these particular polka dot jeans because they're just dark denim with a little punch...super cute! I'd love to hear if you end up getting them or not or if you find an alternative you love even more!

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  4. I love that Gap top! I'm usually not the biggest gap fan but they have some awesome stuff this season! Love it! I'm in love with all your boots too. Those brown ones are so cute!

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    1. Thanks so much! My winter uniform pretty much consists of boots every day here lately so I'm happy to have a few pairs that are working well for me! And yes, Gap is impressing me more and more by the season...hopefully it just keeps getting better!

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  5. It´s really awesome this blog, love it! Happy new year!

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    1. Thanks so much for stopping by! =)

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  6. Oooh, I love that Anthro cardigan in the first pic. All these outfits are super cute :)

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  7. I love that necklace, such a sweet gift from your friend...you will get a lot of wear out of it! I have also been visiting the GAP's website past few days and have fallen in love with their postcard tees, I actually just posted them on my blog! Have a great week.
    Toodles,
    Clare

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    1. I haven't looked much at the Gap tees lately since I'm freezing but I'll have to take a look! I'm sure they'd be great layering pieces...thanks for the tip! =)

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  8. Ooh, that necklace is like a new version of the stormy seas necklace - very pretty!

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    1. Totally! I thought the same thing and since I wasn't shopping Anthro back when the Stormy Seas Necklace was released this was perfect! =)

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  9. Love all the outfits and style, especially the first! Must keep in mind! Perhaps we could follow each other?

    xo Lulu
    simplylulustyle.com

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    1. Thanks so much! I just checked out your blog too...very cute! I'm your newest follower! =)

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  10. Love the necklace from your BFF!!! It's so so pretty and will look amazing with so many different things. Happy 2013!
    http://shannonhearts.blogspot.com/

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    1. Thanks Shannon! She picked out a gem, for sure! :)

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  11. Love the outfits, especially the necklace and Gap tunic! Just found your blog and saw that you are in Ohio! I live in Cleveland. Looking forward to following along!

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    1. Thanks Karen, nice to meet you! Yes, we're in the Dayton area...just moved here this summer. So far we really love it! :)

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  12. I love love love Gap and their jeans. I own quite a few pairs but I recently picked up an always skinny pair in pale pink. I also tried on those polka dot ones but passed because I already have 2 pairs of polka jeans. Though you can never have too much of a good thing right??

    Just found your blog and I love it! Following now (:

    xoxo Jayne from http://somuchfashionsolittlespace.blogspot.com

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  13. I popped over from Pinterest Told Me To (partially because I have a love of Anthropologie, too!)...and read through this post, I, too, have a long torso. Anyway, love the tunic! Glad I popped over. =)

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