April 4, 2011

Today's Everyday Fashion: Cupcakes and Cotton Candy

I just couldn't resist the confectionery power of this top. It reminds me of cupcakes, cotton candy, ballerinas and so many happy things. That's why when we had a "cold" streak last week, I immediately pulled this out of my closet. A friend and her husband were in town, so we met them for dinner and ice cream on Monday night. It was pouring rain, hence the curly hair, but this outfit proved to be perfectly comfy for the occasion!

Styling tips: The many layers of this shirt adds bulk to my frame, so I added a belt to help create a waist. I also kept my pants slim to balance out the volume up top.

Occasion: Double-date
Shirt: TJ Maxx, $15 (recent)
Belt: Gap, $10
Jeans: American Eagle, $33 (recent)
Shoes: Banana Republic, $22
Necklace: Banana Republic, $15
Charm: c/o Stella & Dot Tara Anderson, $19

Jewelry tip: Check out this 3-charm pack from Stella & Dot (below). The charms hook on to any existing necklace, immediately giving them a little makeover. The pack is on sale right now for $19, which is a heck of a deal since you are basically getting three (awesome) necklaces! I'll be wearing these charms often, so thought I would pass along this deal while it's still available! :-)


  1. Thanks for the charm tip. Just purchased! I love them!

  2. I love this shade of blush pink. Have been hunting for one for a longgg time! You look good :)

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  3. I love your cupcake shirt! Pink is great on you!

  4. I love your SHIRT!!!
    great outfit!!!


  5. love your shirt.


  6. loooove that top! so whimsical :)

  7. Love this outfit! The nude shoes go really well with this outfit.

  8. I love how you give practical/money conscious things to buy--lovely necklaces and pretty outfit!

  9. Great outfit! Is the shirt pink or more white? Could you please write the actual brand of it. Thanks!

  10. jseverydayfashionApril 4, 2011 at 1:40 PM

    The shirt is pink, and the tag says "Tramp."

  11. Very cute look! Can't pass up those deals at TJ when you find them!

  12. that top is too cute!!! and I love those charms from S&D! what a great price too! :)

    Lauren @ tickled.

  13. Cute!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I love the top.

  14. Beautiful!! Such a great color on you too!!


  15. Oh my gosh, I loooooove this top! Can you please share the label/brand name with us? I might need to call all the TJ Maxx stores to try to find this blouse, LOL.

  16. jseverydayfashionApril 6, 2011 at 10:22 AM

    Erin, the tag in the shirt says "Tramp." Good luck, let me know if you find it!