Mall Haul: Forever 21, Coach & Camo Pants

I was at the mall earlier this week with one of my besties for lunch and shopping – best combo ever! We went to Forever 21…I didn’t want to shop TOO much because I’m trying to streamline my closet – but we definitely found a lot of lovely things!

I loved this cream blouse (although it’s not very photogenic & needs to be ironed!) it’s soft and drapey – and perfectly complements colored & patterned denim. Speaking of which – I finally found some camo pants! They’re more grey than green – but they fit perfectly and were on sale for only $20 at Garage!

Forever 21 Studded Gladiator Sandals

My favorite purchase were these BEAUTIFUL studded heels. As you can tell from my outfits, comfort is key so I favor flats – but these heels are SO light & easy to wear! And all the gorgeous studding reminds me of the Valentino Rockstud Heels. They’re not perfect dupes – unlike these flats I spotted:

Valentino Rockstud Flats & Forever 21 Studded Flats

I’m not a fan of the pointy toe so I didn’t pick them up – but I definitely admired the gorgeous color & studding detail. And how identical are they to the Valentino flats?

Forever21 Rhinestoned Tulle Necklace

I think it’s physically impossible to leave Forever 21 without purchasing a statement necklace – so this cream & pink chain necklace came home with me this time!

Coach Waverly Cherry N/S Universal Case & Forever 21 Forever in Love Metallic Cosmetic Bag

My last Forever 21 purchase was a black & gold makeup bag – it’s quite roomy and I plan on using it to store my toiletries on overnight trips. The Coach wristlet was a recent gift from my mother – it’s sized for an iPhone with a few slots for credit cards – prefect if you’re just running out for a few errands. And how cute are all the hearts?

Here’s a quick OOTD from last weekend:

Sweater – Old Navy

Shirt – Gift from my Aunt

Necklace – J.Crew Factory

Jeans – Target

Bag – Longchamp Le Pliage Small

Flats – Old Navy

Have you tried Forever 21 shoes? Do you like the Valentino Rockstud heels?

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20 Comments

  1. Kelly
    April 27, 2013 / 6:00 am

    love those heeled sandles!

    • Ella Pretty Blog
      April 27, 2013 / 7:55 pm

      Thanks Kelly – I love them so much too 🙂

  2. Skylette from Sequins & Stilettos
    April 27, 2013 / 6:52 am

    Oh my gosh the F21 flats are almost an identical dupe of the Valentinos! They'd be so cute with some flared jeans. 🙂

    • Ella Pretty Blog
      April 27, 2013 / 7:55 pm

      They are SO close – I wish they'd do a "version" of the rockstud heels too – those are SOOO beautiful!

  3. Siena in Style
    April 27, 2013 / 9:52 am

    o love the rock studs shoes!!kisses from Milano

    • Ella Pretty Blog
      April 27, 2013 / 7:56 pm

      Me too – the colors & studding are so pretty!

  4. Schnelle
    April 27, 2013 / 1:17 pm

    I really need to get to a f21 soon! Fabulous finds! I love everything- that necklace is beautiful and the shoes are great dupes. I'm going to check out the the flats. Do they run true to size?

    • Ella Pretty Blog
      April 27, 2013 / 7:57 pm

      There was SO much good stuff there – it was hard to narrow it down to a few choices! The flats felt pretty true to size – I'm a 7.5 and the 7s were still comfy enough on me – but I could wear the 8s too.

  5. Beautygirl24
    April 27, 2013 / 9:09 pm

    The flats are adorable! I love pointy toes (although I never used to) so I'm a big fan! I also love the camo pants. I wish we had that Garage store here in the U.S. You look great Ella!

    • Ella Pretty Blog
      May 1, 2013 / 1:57 am

      Noelle – I think Garage have a US store (at least an online one) – let me try find you the link.You should try a pair out to see if you like them. Unlike a lot of other skinny jeans, their ones suck you in on top and aren't skin tight around the knees and calves.http://www.shopgarageonline.com/home/index.jsp

  6. atouchofcashmere
    April 27, 2013 / 11:10 pm

    Great finds! I love the gladiator heels from F21! I think I need to add them to my shoe collection!

    • Ella Pretty Blog
      May 1, 2013 / 1:58 am

      Thanks – I don't usually purchase heels – but I'm so glad I got these 🙂

  7. Anonymous
    April 29, 2013 / 1:51 am

    Love that you found the knock offs to those point stud flats! I must get them! Great blog!bowtiquetoyou.blogspot.com

    • Ella Pretty Blog
      May 1, 2013 / 1:58 am

      Thanks – glad you are excited about my dupe find too 🙂

  8. april
    May 3, 2013 / 1:55 am

    Love ur purchases specially the ala valentino flats…ggreat find I'm gonna get them..I love look for lessHttp://fashionrealm.blogspot.com

    • Ella Pretty Blog
      May 5, 2013 / 3:50 pm

      Glad you liked the flats – they had 3 gorgeous combinations … I may have to go back for the black ones!

  9. Lindy May
    May 4, 2013 / 1:00 pm

    You are always so beautiful! I love that first outfit so much! The top is really beautiful and perfectly compliments the jeans. 🙂

    • Ella Pretty Blog
      May 5, 2013 / 3:52 pm

      Thanks Lindy – I'm loving the F21 at our close by mall – it's much easier trying on the clothes in person rather than ordering online and hoping for the best LOL!

  10. Kristen
    May 7, 2013 / 1:28 am

    great purchases, i love your style

  11. Annie
    May 9, 2013 / 10:51 am

    Love those camo pants and those gladiator sandals – so fabulous!AnnieThe Other Side of Gray

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