Friday, April 18, 2014

Friday Finds: Floral Crush

Hooray for Friday! With all of the beautiful weather we've been having lately, I have been doing some serious crushing on floral prints. I can't help but want everything in floral...clothes, shoes, handbags, you name it! Since I missed out on the retail version of this punk floral dress last year, there was no way I was missing out on it this year especially since it was on sale. And I may or may not have bought this matching top too! Are you loving floral prints as much as I am? I hope you all have a blessed Easter weekend!

Friday Finds: Floral Crush

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Thursday, April 17, 2014

Three-fer Thursday Link Up

Happy Thursday! We enjoyed reading your posts last week and getting some spring inspiration. We are loving all of the fun, bold prints and dresses making their way to the link up, and can't wait to see what you'll be wearing for Easter! As always, thank you to those who linked up last week. We can't wait to see what you have in store for us this week. So get linked up, meet some new blog buddies and check out these fabulous ladies while you're at it!

Meet this week's featured three...

Blaire of Peaches in a Pod has us dreaming of summer with her bright, bold printed dress! We are loving her perfectly matched accessories, especially that fun belt. 

Yuli of Sequins and Tulle is looking springy and chic! We are loving the mint and blue hues paired with crisp white denim. And those heels need to make their way into our closets! 

Ashley of Le Stylo Rouge looks darling in her pastel striped dress. And we love the bold statement she made by topping it with a leather jacket for those chilly nights!

Link up for your chance to be one of the featured three next week!

How it works:
Three-fer Thursday is a linkup party where you submit your favorite post from the week and link it up here at Perfectly Coutured and Everyday Fashion and Finance. The following Thursday, we will choose three of those posts that we particularly enjoyed and then share them with all of you! If you're one of the chosen three, we will email you on Wednesday evening to let you know so you can post about it on your blog (if you want)!

Your post can be about anything fashion related! Think of it as show and tell for your favorite post that you have worked so hard on! We do ask that you please follow Everyday Fashion and Finance and Perfectly Coutured in order to link up. Also, don't forget to post a link back to Three-fer Thursday so that people can come visit! Feel free to use the button below or you can create your own text link if you prefer. 

Why should you link up?
Do you like discovering new blogs and building new relationships with other bloggers? We know we do and Three-fer Thursday is a way for us to do just that!
Perfectly Coutured

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Factory Picks

I don't know about you, but I am loving the factory new arrivals. They've got something for everyone in this line up...floral prints, brights, and lots of nautical vibes! I have already scooped up a few things including this neon tee and floral top. And I am definitely swooning over these oh so fabulous printed pumps! See the rest of my picks below. What is on your wish list?

Factory Finds

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White Plum Giveaway!

Hello darlings! I am so excited to bring you a giveaway from one of my favorite online boutiques, White Plum, along with the special discount code BETHANY20 for 20% your order through April 22nd! You may recall me wearing their adorable mint flats (here and here) or their floral tunic (here) which make it easy to see why I love their shop so much. Not only are their items cute and on trend, but they are also affordable! And did I mention that everything I have ordered so far has been true to size? You can't beat the convenience of online shopping, especially when you don't have to second guess what size you will need. 

Today, I decided to pair this garden blouse with white denim and nude accessories for a crisp, springy look. I have already worn this top several times since receiving it and just adore this floral print for spring/summer. Plus, you can have a chance to get your very own spring goodies since I have teamed up with White Plum to giveaway a $75 gift card to their site. To enter the giveaway, simply use the Rafflecopter below. Good luck!

Top: c/o White Plum (Use Code BETHANY20 for 20% off your order) | Denim: J.Crew Factory | Heels: c/o Kohls | Bag: Tory Burch | Sunglasses: Ray Ban | Necklace: Old (option) | Watch: Kate Spade | Bangles: Kate Spade | Ring: Kate Spade (option) | Earrings: J.Crew Factory

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Eyelet Peplum

I have a love/hate relationship with peplum. I love practically every peplum top that I see while it's on the hanger, but unfortunately they never seem to look so great when I try them on. And just when I was about to give up, I stumbled across this eyelet peplum top that doesn't look horrible on me! I realize this top is pretty subtle compared to most, but at least it is a start. Anyway, I decided to jazz up this look with a little cobalt and sparkle from Sassy Jones Boutique! The colors and style of this necklace make a fun, bold statement and I received so many compliments on it.

Top: Gap (option) | Denim: Loft | Heels: c/o Kohls | Clutch: c/o Pink Slate Boutique (option) | Necklace: c/o Sassy Jones Boutique | Bracelets: Capwell (option), Loren Hope | Ring: David Yurman | Earrings: J.Crew Factory

 P.S. Don't forget to enter the $185 PayPal Cash Giveaway that will be ending soon!

Monday, April 14, 2014

Finding the Perfect Fit with Kohl's

With spring in the air and summer quickly approaching, I figured now would be a great time to talk about some basic wardrobe essentials. Call me old fashioned, but I have always had a pet peeve about bra straps showing when wearing sleeveless/strapless tops and dresses. And if you’re like me, you probably prefer to have a few versatile bras over having to select a different one for every type of outfit. Plus, I have found that having a properly fitting bra is a necessity in order for any outfit to look its absolute best. As for bra shopping, I personally find it overwhelming to walk into a department store that has hundreds of options to choose from and have no clue where to begin. So to make this daunting task a little easier, I used Kohl's Bra Fitting Guide to find my perfect fit before heading to my nearest store. In store, I selected a handful of bras in my size to try on and ended up with three different styles that are sure to work with any outfits I dream up! Find out which three styles I selected below and see what I wore them with!

1) I selected this body demi (nude color available in store) since it is a versatile everyday kind of bra that can be worn with a t-shirt, sweater, name it! A few things I love about this bra: its super soft touch, no-show cups, and smoothing wings which prevent lines and lumps on your backside. This bra seriously does it all! 

Top: c/o White Plum | Denim: J.Crew Factory | Heels: c/o Kohls | Bag: Tory Burch | Sunglasses: Ray Ban | Necklace: old (option) | Watch: Kate Spade | Bangles: Kate Spade | Ring: Kate Spade (option) | Earrings: J.Crew Factory

2) I selected this racerback bra since I practically live in sleeveless tops during the spring and summer months! And as I mentioned earlier, I don't like for my bra straps to show and have found that a regular bra doesn't always fit the bill. A few things I love about this bra: the t-back no slide straps, the fact that the front closure doesn't pinch me, the feminine lace, and most importantly that it is comfortable. 

 Top: Gap (option) | Denim: Loft | Heels: c/o Kohls | Clutch: c/o Pink Slate Boutique (option) | Necklace: c/o Sassy Jones Boutique | Bracelets: Capwell (option), Loren Hope | Ring: David Yurman | Earrings: J.Crew Factory

Top: c/o Kohls | Denim: Loft | Heels: c/o Kohls | Bag: Tory Burch | Sunglasses: Kate Spade | Watch: Kate Spade | Bracelets: Kate Spade, c/o Stella & Dot | Ring: David Yurman | Earrings: J.Crew Factory

3) I selected this convertible bra which is a spring and summer necessity in my book. And I will be the first to admit that I normally find strapless bras to be unflattering and uncomfortable, however, I have been pleasantly surprised by this one. A few things I love about this bra: it stays in place better than other strapless bras I have tried, it has nice coverage, and it is actually comfortable. 

Dress: Old Navy | Heels: c/o Kohls | Bag: Rebecca Minkoff | Necklace: c/o Purple Peridot | Watch: Kate Spade | Bracelets: c/o Cathryn Ann | Ring: David Yurman | Earrings: J.Crew Factory
Dress: Lauren Conrad c/o Kohls | Heels: DSW (option) | Bag: Kate Spade | Watch: Kate Spade | Bangles: c/o On A Wire | Ring: David Yurman | Earrings: J.Crew Factory

Here are a few more options to consider...

This post was sponsored by Kohls, however, all opinions are my own.

Friday, April 11, 2014

Friday Finds + a $185 Giveaway!

I'm back with another round of splurge vs. save options today (you can check out the last edition here)! Since I enjoy purchasing a new pair of wedge sandals each season, I don't like to spend a lot on them. So with that being said, I have been on the hunt for some on trend, yet affordable options and was pleasantly surprised when I came across the two look for less options below! And with a price tag of only $24 I could afford to get both pair for less than the cost of one splurge option! Would you choose to splurge or save on these items? 

Friday Finds: Splurge vs. Save

1st Row: Splurge | Save 2nd Row: Splurge | Save 3rd Row: Splurge | Save 4th Row: Splurge | Save 5th Row: Splurge | Save 

Today, I am also excited to share that I have teamed up with thirteen other bloggers to bring you a $185 PayPal Cash Giveaway which is sure to help with your spring shopping! To enter simply use the Rafflecopter below and be sure to check out these lovely ladies while you're at it. I hope you have a wonderful weekend!

P.S. Don't forget to enter the Nautical Giveaway that will be ending soon! 

                      Blushing Boulevard                 Little J Style                 The Fashion Canvas           Wild One Forever

                            GBO Fashion                     Auteur Ariel                         Breezy Days            Haircut & General Attitude

                         Perfectly Coutured                Jody Beth                      Love Me Dani Marie               NC Grown

                                                                     Posh By Kat               Unpredictable and Chic

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Linked up with: Lauren 
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