With the gorgeous spring weather last weekend, I finally got to wear a maxi dress!
|Dress: AMI Clubwear (c/o), Jacket: American Eagle Outfitters, Necklace: Joe Fresh (similar), Bag: Pashli|
This striped maxi is from AMI clubwear. They contacted me a couple of months ago and asked if I’d be interested in trying some clothes from their site. I had seen them featured in People Stylewatch, so I had a look at their website…they definitely have some serious clubwear!
But they also have some cute clothes too, so I picked 3 pieces – this striped maxi dress, a gold crescent necklace and the black sweater wrap on the right. I would say their quality and pricing is comparable to Old Navy/H&M/Forever21. My only complaint is that the metal used on the crescent necklace is too soft – it fell apart the second time I wore it, though I was able to bend it back into place.
|Wrap: AMI Clubwear (c/o), Necklace: AMI Clubwear (c/o), Jeans: Garage, Flats: Old Navy, Bag: Balenciaga|
Speaking of trying new brands – I visited my first White House, Black Market store and fell in love. I thought they’d be too pricey for my budget – but their quality is amazing, and the prices (especially with sales) are comparable to ZARA. I left with this “Legally Blonde” jacket, and I’m tempted to go back for the blue tweed version, as well as this bow one. (I wrote about my love for Chanel-esque jackets here)
|Blue Tweed Jacket / Pink Tweed Jacket|
Good thing I discovered White House, Black Market because JACOB is going out of business! Read my post here:
Are you open to shopping at new places or are you strictly loyal to a few brands?
Linking up with More Pieces of Me and On the Daily Express.
Oooooo I like the pieces you chose from AMI! That maxi is the perfect length on you! I am in need of a new maxi, as I've given up on my old ones. I want one with color! I also love the sweater, that shape is flattering and chic.
Thanks – the maxi is so comfy to wear – and even though it's strapless, I didn't have to keep pulling it up (such a pet peeve of mine!)
I have loved seeing Boden on some of my friends, but I haven't had the best time with sizing. I'm sticking with my favorite J Crew brand. ;)That fly away cardigan is so chic! i have been loving tribal prints!
I've seen some great pieces from Boden too…also from ASOS (esp your dress!) but I haven't ordered clothes from there yet.
Great choices from AMI. What a bummer that the necklace broke though! It's so cute. I have a few pieces from WHBM too. Once you shop there once, they start mailing coupons to you, and that helps a bit with the prices. I do think they're kind of high, but like you said, they quality is worth it. I always check there first when I need a special occasion dress!Gina — On the Daily Express
Oooh – would love to get WHBM coupons – their sale rack is pretty decent – and if you're able to use coupons on those – what a bargain! Once I fixed the AMI necklace, it was as good as new, but I thought it was important to mention the breakage in the interest of being thorough!
I adore that maxi on you! Such great colors! And I can't wait to see how you style the WHBM jacket! It's gorgeous! Carylee | morepiecesofme.com
Thanks Carylee – I love maxi dresses 🙂
The tweed jackets look great it would be lovely to see it worn in an outfit!christycee.blogspot.ca
Will definitely post an OOTD with the outfit soon – can't wait to wear it!
I love the black striped cardi. I;m only really a fan of black if it really suits the person wearing it. Most people can;t get away with black but you can obviously carry off a strong colour. I love the colours in your maxi too. Love tweed jackets especially in the pink. I'mfrom Manic Monday but I'm also now following you on bloglovin. I will leave my link in case you're interested http://www.bloglovin.com/blog/11040855
That wrap is gorgeous, I love the aztec design!