June 15, 2012

Today's Everyday Fashion: Super Casual














































If you ever spot me running around town on an "off" day, this is what I'm wearing! It's pretty much just a t-shirt and jeans, and it's certainly just as comfortable - but I still try to have some fun with it by wearing creative color combos and accessories. I wore the top look to the shooting range, and the bottom look to the doctor's office for vaccinations (exciting stuff, right?). I love looks like this for active days and moms-on-the-go. Which pink and purple look is your favorite?

Shirt: Victoria's Secret c/o MJR Sales, $14 (same shirtsimilar)
Jeans: Limited, $40
Shoes: Diba/Nordstrom Rack, $40
Necklaces: American Eagle, $5 (similar, similar)
Watch: Michael Kors, family gift
Rings: My Stella & Dot website $49 and $49
Left bracelets: My Stella & Dot website $49 and $32
Right bracelets: My Stella & Dot website $59 and Kohl's $9











































Shirt: Victoria's Secret c/o MJR Sales, $7 (similarsimilar)
Jeans: Rewind c/o Kohl's, $25
Shoes: Diba/Nordstrom Rack, $40
Necklace: My Stella & Dot website, $79
Watch: Michael Kors, family gift
Rings: My Stella & Dot website $49 and $49
Left bracelets: My Stella & Dot website $49 and $32
Right bracelets: My Stella & Dot website $59 and Kohl's $9





























1. Bandolino sandals, $69
2. C Label sandals, $28.95
3. Aldo sandals, $20.99
4. Nine West sandals, $44.99

34 comments:

  1. Both are fun outfits but I think my favorite is the first because of the cute necklace :-)

    Maria
    www.daintyanddecadent.com

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  2. pretty little thingsJune 15, 2012 at 9:03 AM

    I love both looks.....but the top one is brighter ad more fun! love

    http://allthingsprettyandlittle.blogspot.com/

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  3. I love your outfits and you seem to find a ton of stuff at this MJR sales place.  I have tried going to their shop a couple of times and it seems like only have things in plus sizes.  Could you do a post on navigating that website and finding something for someone who doesn't wear a size 0 but doesn't wear a size 16...

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  4. Amy @ Leopard and Lillies.comJune 15, 2012 at 9:23 AM

    Both color combos are great!

    Amy

    www.LeopardandLillies.com

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  5. These are great!!
    I just got a henley shirt the same color as the bottom outfit and I am loving it!!
    Love these bright colors!!!

    saramontanasays.blogspot.com

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  6. Oh my goodness, I absolutely LOVE the second look! (The first one is cute, but the second is amazingly wonderful!!)

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  7. I like the second one better. I don't think the colors in the first look go together. I'd never wear any of those looks myself because I don't like pink and purple, but the second is is prettier because it's not so bright. It's more settle. Jeans and t-shirt and always a good way to go, though. I like to wear my destroyed cropped jeans and add a cute pair of flats and a nice top that has a little twist.

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  8. Very cute!  I go to the range with my husband often and I think this outfit is great for that!  :)  I really like your website and visit it daily since I discovered it!  Thank you!

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  9. I like both looks, but prefer the first one - probably because It is something I'd wear myself. I love your sandals. Thank you for posting links to a couple of similar ones. I am ordering the Bandolinos.

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  10. I like both looks, but I love the second one with the lavender jeans. So pretty and girly. Of course, I would be more likely to do shorts. It is already too hot for jeans around here. :)

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  11. LindsayjeverydayJune 15, 2012 at 1:01 PM

    I love the top look, but I also have a special place in my heart for shirts with cut out shoulders <3

     Lindsay @

    LindsayJEveryday.blogspot.com

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  12. jseverydayfashionJune 15, 2012 at 1:03 PM

    Thanks so much Sara and welcome to the blog! :-)

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  13. I love all the bright colors. I would have to say I like the 1st combination the best. Also, I have to thank you for introducing me to MJRsales, I ordered 6 VS bathing suits for the price of 1 1/2 from the actual VS store. They were described with minor marks, but you are right they definitely over promise! Love them!

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  14. you look great in every color! how is this possible?!
    kw, ladiesinnavy

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  15. jseverydayfashionJune 15, 2012 at 1:47 PM

    Thanks Rach! Yes, I love MJR. Appeals to my crazy frugal side. :-) Here's a link to my post with tips for shopping there: http://www.jseverydayfashion.com/2011/03/todays-everyday-fashion-my-new.html

    The best way to search? "Womens Clothing" --> Select one of the categories under "Category" --> Then select "(Regular)" under "Size Type." This will hugely narrow down the selection, and it's how I shop and find the best stuff! Also keep in mind that it's hit or miss - I usually quickly browse 6-10 times over the course of 2-4 weeks before finding something to buy! Hope this helps.

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  16. jseverydayfashionJune 15, 2012 at 1:48 PM

    Yay! Love to hear that Megan. I have several VS bathing suits from there and they are my favorites!

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  17. I love both of these outfits! I have been obsessed with wearing tons of color recently, as it is the perfect way to brighten your mood :) 

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  18. love both pairs of jeans in this post!

    http://ohhhsolovely.blogspot.com/ 

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  19. I love the colors in both. Girly girly girly. Just my style. My favorite is the top though...Coral pants are the bomb. I love mine.

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  20. ThedoubletakegirlsJune 18, 2012 at 4:28 AM

    Cute!! My sis and I both have those pink skinny jeans from Limited. They always brighten our day. :)
    www.thedoubletakegirls.com

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  21. I love both those outfits! You do a great job styling colored jeans!

    www.daisyraeboutiuqe.com
    www.kacieskloset.blogspot.com

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  22. Love both looks but those lavender pants are brilliant!

    http://fiveminutefashions.blogspot.com

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  23. I love the lavender jeans... I saw some similar ones at Target, but they were too stretchy for my taste... I am going to check out Kohl's after seeing your finds.

    xo Teresa
    www.delightfullydarling.com

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  24. It's really *a.m.a.z.i.n.g.*  what carefully-chosen colors can DO for even the simplest of outfits, J.!!    I was trying to just visualize what EACH of these two outfits would look like with, say, the classic colors of A-White-Tee-Shirt-And-(Indigo-Blue)-Jeans instead............ and it sure seems that the "mood" of each outfit would be totally, TOTALLY different!!

    I love the colors of your two outfits here;  and I could also even see you wearing your berry pink, cut-out-shoulder tee (in the first picture)............ with............ your lavender jeans (in the second picture), too!!    Then, IF your Diba/Nordstrom Rack sandals were maybe burnished  *s.i.l.v.e.r.*,  (i.e., instead of tan)............ that combination of colors might even be another pretty outfit!!    (By the way, the Michael Antonio Women's Jennings-Met Sandals in Silver Metallic~~from the link in your 6/12/12 post~~are just  g.o.r.g.e.o.u.s.!!)

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  25. I'm so glad you posted this!  I *am* a mom on the go, and I love bright colored skinny jeans and cute t's to wear around town.  There's something about the colors that makes the outfit more "outfit"!  I need to get some pastel jeans - your lavender ones are great. I love how you paired the bright pink top with the pastel jeans.  I never would have thought of that!

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  26. I like the more saturated colors of the top outfit, but it's nice to show that jeans and tshirt doesn't have to be an "I give up" kind of option.  

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  27. What size did you buy in the first top with cut out shoulders??

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  28. jseverydayfashionJune 18, 2012 at 2:21 PM

    MJR hardly ever has size XS, so I got a size S. It's pretty big/baggy, but I love big/baggy t-shirts with skinny jeans or shorts, so I dig it! :-)

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  29. jseverydayfashionJune 18, 2012 at 2:21 PM

    You totally nailed what I was trying to say with this post - jeans and a t-shirt doesn't have to be boring or look like you gave up! :-)

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  30. jseverydayfashionJune 18, 2012 at 2:21 PM

    Thanks Rose, and I totally agree! The colors make it an outfit, but it's just as comfy as your usual t-shirt and jeans. A sneaky way to be comfy. ;-) 

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  31. LOVEEEE pink and purple together :) my favorite colors!

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  32. Stephanie CampbellJune 19, 2012 at 10:25 AM

    Question, you seems to find some really good deals on MJR Sales.  But when I go to the website, it's not very user friendly, it's overwhelming, and I don't see how you find you find the clothes you do on there.  Everything looks plus size.  And when I do an advance search for specific brands, nothing really comes up.  Is it like finding a needle in a haystack??

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  33. jseverydayfashionJune 19, 2012 at 10:30 AM

    Hi Stephanie! Yes, MJR Sales is a treasure hunt. Think of it as thrifting, or shopping at TJ Maxx. You won't always find something, but when you do it's a total gem. I usually browse 6-10 times over the course of 2-4 weeks before finding anything to buy!  Here's a link to my post with a bunch of tips for shopping there: http://www.jseverydayfashion.com/2011/03/todays-everyday-fashion-my-new.html

    As for searching, I wouldn't look by brand, and make sure you filter out plus size. The best way to search is  "Womens Clothing" --> Select one of the categories under "Category" (like tops, sweaters, whatever you are in the mood for) --> Then select "(Regular)" under "Size Type." This will take out plus size  hugely narrow down the selection, and it's how I shop. Hope this helps!

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  34. Those Bandolino Sandels are available in ROss now for $39. I have similar ones in Green from Nine West (last season)

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