October 16, 2012

Sunny Disposition


My trusty Kate Spade work bag has gone everywhere with me.  My dad bought it for me when I was in law school and now it holds all my goodies and court files. Ordinarily, I would have worn a handbag that perfectly matched this outfit but I don't always perfectly match when going to work. This bag is so functional that I don't even think about whether or not it "matches" that day or not. I call it my Mary Poppins bag but I'm constantly reminding my husband that it isn't a backpack as he hands me tons of papers and crap to stuff in my bag for him.  Maybe I should get him a man bag?  Hmmm... :-)  If I'm a little slow answering emails/comments please accept my apologies.  I have big things going on at work but will be back to my old self after Wednesday!



Sweater: The Limited  /  Skirt: Loft  /  Shoes: Aldo  /  Jewelry: Necklace gifted, H&M, David Yurman  /  Bag: Kate Spade


27 comments:

  1. I think the bag adds a nice contrast:)! Love the yellow sweater and polka dot skirt! Great look Maria!

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  2. I am often way too lazy to switch my purse. I do have a work bag that never changes. It's a black Coach diaper bag that I love.

    Love your yellow sweater!

    Alice
    www.happinessatmidlife.com

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  3. You're so pretty Maria! You look great in yellow! I love the bag, its classic. I actually love the look of mismatched accessories, especially shoes and bags. You gotta go with what works!

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  4. So classy & pretty! I love you in yellow!!
    xo, amy
    www.dreamingincashmere.com

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  5. That yellow sweater looks so pretty on you! There is nothing better than a large tote, and that one is so classic and versatile!

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  6. loving this color on you! fabulous!

    xx Amy
    Leopard and Lillies

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  7. I love yellow- it's my favorite color! So jealous of that bag, it's such a perfect "everyday" bag.

    Life Unsweetened

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  8. This is lovely. I love the sweater and pleated skirt look.
    k at www.beautystyleandgrowth.blogspot.com

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  9. Love the skirt! I have been eying a Kate Spade bag at TJ Maxx for probably a month. I FINALLY told myself I couldn't live without it and it was gone. :( I always love a nude shoe!

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  10. That's such a classic bag, it goes with everything. What a gret piece to have and hold on to too.

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  11. Ha! I carry the same coach bag like everyday! It big and functional! Love this outfit! The yellow is so pretty!

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  12. Wow love you look without the sunnies on Maria....you should do that more often!!!

    REBECCA
    www.redtagchiclosangeles.com

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  13. Hi there!

    I can attest to that! I think every lady has that one bag that fits everything, but doesn't exactly go with everything!

    I adore your outfit, polka dots are my favorite print and these are wonderful!

    Great blog!

    xx Tasha

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  14. what a pretty skirt on you! xo

    http://allthingsprettyandlittle.blogspot.com/

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  15. I'm obsessed with your polka dot skirt! And I love gray and yellow together. You look so pretty!

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

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  16. That yellow is so gorgeous on you! I love this outfit. I carry the same bag to work with me everyday. I cannot be changing it each day. I'll just switch out my purses to go with my outfit, if I go somewhere after work.
    Meredith
    createthatoutfit.com

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  17. Look! You have eyes!! ;)

    Love this look.

    xo,
    Terry

    http://terrys-two-cents.blogspot.com

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  18. Hi there Maria. My name is Ada, very nice to meet you. I just found your blog yesterday and have been reading along the way till I got here. I must say for an attorney you have beautiful, elegant, colorful, chic style. Today I love the polka-dotted skirt paired with the bright yellow sweater. Yellow is definitely a color that looks great on you. And you cannot go wrong with pearls and nude pumps, either. By the way The Limited & Loft are two of my most favorite stores and I love their sales, too.

    So hopefully you will stop by my blog, check out my style and follow me as well. I appreciate meeting new, fun, stylish bloggers through blogging and having their support as I support them as well. Thanks a lot, Ada. =)


    http://elegancepersonification.blogspot.com/

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  19. Your skirt is the cutest, love the dots!

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  20. Yellow is for sure your color! You look great!

    Kal

    www.kalleemae.blogspot.com

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  21. You are so cute WITHOUT the sunglasses - love to see those big brown eyes more often :)

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  22. I know I commented earlier, but I just picked you for an award over at my blog!

    www.everydaywitharedhead.blogspot.com

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  23. Hey, it's good to see your gorgeous peepers!! Don't you love how a classic bag can stand the test of time? Good bags and polka dots... :)

    Sequins&Stilettos

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  24. I absolutely love this yellow on you, brightens up everything and flatters your skin and hair tone. AND I must admit you look so much prettier without sunnies as you have beautiful eyes. I dont know why all bloggers where those sunnies all the time!

    www.fleurani.blogspot.de

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  25. LOVE these photos of you!! You are so pretty and your eyes are STUNNING! Yellow is definitely your colour!

    xo Jenny
    www.crazystylelove.com

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