Happy Fri-Yay! Today I’m doing something a little different for my blog: talking about lifestyle items that have piqued my interest as of late. I got my inspiration for this post from Nicole at Pretty Ruff Life, who does a This & That Friday post almost every Friday. I absolutely love reading her posts, and while I’m not sure I have enough material to do a Friday Reflections post every week, I would love to do these whenever I have a list of items I’m interested in. Lately, there are so many things that have caught my eye.
On my wish list:
I saw these Michael Kors Nancy flats two months ago and have since been waiting for Browns to have a sale. I don’t own any pointed toe flats, so these would be a good addition to my team. The ones I’ve been eyeing are velvet, which are super cute. However, I think velvet shoes might only be a trend, so I’m not sure if I want to invest $148 on these ones. I could also get them in leather, which are more timeless but not the ones I was originally drawn to.
What do you guys think about this cold shoulder sweater ? I think it’s adorable, but are cold shoulder sweaters a weird concept? I mean, I wear sweaters to keep myself warm, yet my shoulders are exposed? I just don’t know.
I’m currently in the market for a black handbag, and this Kate Spade Emerson Place Allis caught my eye. I don’t have a quilted bag, so this one would be a unique addition to my collection. The oxblood shade is also dang pretty though – if I were to get this bag, I think I would have a very difficult time deciding which colour to get!
Speaking of handbags, I don’t really need a small fancy bag, but this Ted Baker Calliih Bag is irresistible. The the gold hardware and bow is so cute! I don’t think I will get this one because it’s just so expensive and not something I need, but it’s still nice to look at.
I completely wrote off the Stila Glitter and Glow liquid eye shadows when they first came out. I thought they were absolutely stunning, but too metallic and glittery for any use in my life. However, I swatched these in stores and now I can’t get them out of my mind. I would never be able to finish a full size of these, but this Written in the Stars Glitter & Glow Liquid Eye Shadow Set is perfect because they are minis to try this product out. Unfortunately, this set is sold out on the Sephora website, so hopefully I’ll be able to find them in stores.
Anyone know where I can find a Ghost Chair for cheap? I’m currently working on my makeup vanity/beauty room (that I’m sharing with my husband) and I’m looking for a ghost chair for my desk. This one from Wayfair for $127 isn’t bad, but I would prefer to find a cheaper one that I can see in person.
I recently went to Indigo to get some new book ideas and the book The Lonely Hearts Hotel caught my eye. The plot sounds a little confusing – something about two babies who are dropped at an orphanage in 1914, and an extraordinary circus. It sounds rather magical, and reminds me a little of the book The Night Circus, which I absolutely loved. I think this will be my next read!
What I’m Loving Lately:
My husband has gotten me into the show Quantico and I’m loving it lately. The protagonist, Alex Parrish, is framed for a terrorist attack on the Grand Central Station in New York, and it’s someone from her Quantico class. The first season is spent going through all of the students’ time in training, trying to piece together who it was that framed Alex.
There’s a 50% off sale on Banana Republic Canada’s website! I’ve already spent a lot of money on clothes this month so I’m not sure if I can justify buying more, but I recently bought this peplum sweater Banana Republic x Olivia Palermo Gathered Empire blouse and have been absolutely loving them both.
You will see this in an October haul post next week, but I ran out of hand lotion months ago and didn’t buy any replacements – until now. I purchased the Laura Mercier Little Indulgences hand lotion set and they are so luxurious.
Have a wonderful weekend! What has caught YOUR eye recently?