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June 27th, 2011 · Print Print

The one thing that’s annoying about drastically changing my hair is that now it’s totally obvious when I’m posting outfits that are a few weeks old!

This one is actually from last weekend, but I loved it so much that I had to post, even if it doesn’t capture my new blonde-ness.

So first, seriously.  Would you believe these shorts are from Talbots?  When they offered to send me a pair of silk shorts, I was excited to take a new look at their store.  I tend to think of Talbot’s as being a better store for my grandmother to shop in than it is for me, but these shorts have basically proved me wrong.  I actually cuffed them myself, but I could totally see wearing them longer too.  Their recent lookbooks have been terrific, and it’s great to see how they’ve updated the classic pieces they’re known for.

I had such a fun, whirlwind weekend — went out to Long Island to just a cook-off between two amazing chefs for Cadillac, and then out to Governor’s Island with the Rebecca Minkoff team for a Jazz-Age theme party!  Can’t wait to post pictures of both, they were so much fun!

Gifted Talbots shorts, Topshop tank top, gifted Foley & Corinna bag, Michael Kors watch, Rock and Republic heels.


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11 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Candy // Jun 27, 2011 at 7:26 am

    cute shorts and lovely shoes to pair it with!

    XX

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  • 2 Susan // Jun 27, 2011 at 9:07 am

    I have major purse envy over that red bag. LOVE it.

  • 3 Bianca @ Confessions of a Chocoholic // Jun 27, 2011 at 9:20 am

    I’ve been wanting to get some silk shorts, and I would never ever have thought of Talbot’s before reading this post! Those shorts are super cute!

  • 4 Katherine // Jun 27, 2011 at 10:08 am

    remember when we had the same sweater in 4th grade? I think it was from talbot’s kids. I also do not consider Talbots as a place I would go shopping but maybe they are changing things up which is why they wanted to send you something.

  • 5 The Blonde @ Stylish3 // Jun 27, 2011 at 10:17 am

    I have a Talbots gift card, so maybe I’ll use it to get these shorts! I had no idea they had such cute stuff.  I always think of them for suits and sweaters…

  • 6 Closet Fashionista // Jun 27, 2011 at 6:15 pm

    Love those shorts! I never would have guessed they were from Talbots, haha :D
    http://www.closet-fashionista.com/

  • 7 Shasie // Jun 27, 2011 at 11:10 pm

    Haha, that’s funny on the hair. I was just thinking…wait I thought she went blonde, did she change it back already!?!? I would have never guessed that these shorts were from Talbots…wow what a change

    Shasie
    Live Life in Style

  • 8 Carly // Jun 28, 2011 at 7:53 am

    OK..they are SO cute…I am not much of a shorts wearer..make my already meaty thighs look even meatier…but if i were to buy a pair…these would def do the trick.
    They look great on you!
    C

  • 9 Sara // Jun 28, 2011 at 9:19 pm

    I have been totally blown away with Talbot’s recent fashion…it was definitely a grandmother destination in my mind, but I’ve gotten two tops, a silk leopard print blouse, wedges and a navy and white stripe dress there in the past few months. Awesome!

  • 10 elle marie // Jun 28, 2011 at 9:39 pm

    I want that bag, I want that bag, finally a designer who knows what women want! Big and can hold everything under the sun and still look fabulous doing it.

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