Lovely Links: 5/6/16

UPCOMING EVENTS:

Naot Footwear is partnering with Schuler Schoes for a trunk show and donation event! If you swing by any Schuler location in the Twin Cities May 5 – 7 and try on a pair of Naots, the company will donate a pair via Good in the ‘Hood. Buy a pair, and Naot donates two!

If you’re in New York and free this afternoon, swing by the Gudrun Sjödén store in Soho for a celebration!

My friend and colleague Dr. Anupama Pasricha of St. Catherine’s University will be hosting a fashion show at the MN History center as part of the Beyond Bollywood launch on May 10. If you can’t make the event, the exhibit runs through July 10 and Dr. Pasricha also contributed an Indian textiles exhibit.

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Insomniac Sale Picks: Coated Straight or Slim Jeans

*In this late-night feature – which will run on Tuesday and Thursday of each week – I’ll gather up three fun items that are currently on sale online and share them with you! I would LOVE suggestions: Stylish wide-width pumps? Classic v-necked sweaters? Chandelier earrings? Petite dress slacks? What would you like to see featured?*

Krysta requested a few picks for coated straight or slim jeans, so here we go:

coated cropped jeans

Level 99 Sienna Tomboy – was $144, now $59.99

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Dressed for: Ruched Tunic, Take Three

Already Pretty outfit featuring ruched tunic, faux leather leggings, black ankle boots, fringe handbag, crystal necklace

Ruched tunic – Lola & Sophie (made in USA) via Opitzsimilar shape/sustainable
Leggings – Lysse via eBaysamesecondhand pairs
Boots – Steve Madden (no longer available) – similar/sustainable
Necklace – Gep Art Jewellery
Bag – Amazon/DIY (post here) – vintage/handmade fringe bags

For some reason, I wore this exact outfit three times before remembering to get a photo of it. The tunic was a birthday find way back in January, but didn’t get much wear until the weather started warming up since it’s pretty thin and can’t be layered terribly easily. But I love that it’s a ready-made outfit – just add leggings – and has  a sort of post-apocalyptic fashion plate vibe to it. At least, when the aforementioned leggings are leather …

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