Posts Written OnSeptember 2013

Italy – Tuscany











Dress : Ann Taylor Loft ~ Belt : H&M ~ Scarf : H&M ~ Boots : Purchase in Italy (similar) ~
Purse : Rebecca Minkoff ~ Earrings : Kate Spade ~ Bracelet : Bindy ~
Watch : Burberry ~ Sunglasses : Prada

For the last leg of our trip, we stayed in a wonderful  town outside of Parma! We took strolls under the Tuscan sun, explored the villa and its grounds, took in some of the local flavor and ate tons of Parmesan cheese :)….it is famous in this region and it is the best cheese I have ever had.

For these lazy days strolling the streets and bike riding, I chose to break in my new boots I got in Florence and to wear my fun and casual striped dress from Ann Taylor Loft.

This sums up my Italian adventures. It was a trip of a lifetime that I will never forget!





Trend Spin Linkup – MONOCHROMATIC


Laura – Walking In Memphis In High Heels  / Erin – The Fashion Canvas /
Guest Host : Amy – Coffee Beans and Bobby Pins








Coat : Zara ~ Blouse : Zara (old) ~ Pants : Zara ~ Shoes : Sam Edelman (flat version) ~
Purse : Louis Vuitton ~ Scarf : H&M ~ Sunglasses : Old Navy ~ Earrings : Old Navy ~
Necklace : J.Crew ~ Watch : Michael Kors ~ Ring : David Yurman ~
Bracelets : David Yurman / Brina Box / Target

Good morning…I hope everyone is having a great Tuesday and thanks for stopping by today’s Trend Spin Linkup with Walking In Memphis In High Heels, myself and our Guest Host for the week, Amy at Coffee Beans and Bobby Pins! And yet again, I went Zara happy…almost the entire outfit is from Zara, well go big or go home, right?!

Meanwhile, here are two of our favorite looks from last weeks hat trend!

Kamola at 99 Boxes of Shoes on the Wall (love the baseball hat paired with the skirt)
Lindsay at Lee La La (cute denim on denim look with that hat!)


Today’s trend is MONOCHROMATIC!

 I am so excited for this trend!! I can’t wait to see what colors everyone picks and think this one will be the most interesting yet.

Next Tuesday’s trend (9/24) will be LEATHER!

Make sure to pull out your leather boots, pants, jackets and more to show off the hottest trend for Fall next week!

Non-Bloggers : All non-bloggers will be able to submit photos to [email protected]. We will then select one photo each to be our featured photo of the week on the day of the link-up!

Bloggers :  All bloggers will be able to submit their post links via the inlinkz widget below every Tuesday at 12:00am with their take on our trend of the week. This will allow bloggers to show off their personal style, find new followers and meet some great fashionistas! You will also have the chance to be featured on our blogs the following Tuesday! So grab the button and link up. = ) For all bloggers we simply ask that you please follow your 3 hosts – Walking in Memphis in High Heels, The Fashion Canvas and Coffee Beans and Bobby Pins (the first 3 links in the linkup) and provide a link to the Trend Spin Link-up in your post or add the button below to your blog. Don’t forget to stop by Walking In Memphis In High Heels and Coffee Beans and Bobby Pins to see how they wore there trend today. Leave a comment on my blog, and also on at least 5 other blogs!

Then spread the word! Thanks!

Linking up to : StylelixirReal Girl Glam

The Fashion Canvas
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Italy – Venice












Dress : H&M (old) ~ Jacket : Target ~ Shoes : Halogen ~
Sunglasses : Prada ~ Necklace : J.Crew (love this) ~ Bracelet :Bindy ~
Watch : Burberry ~ Hat : Nordstrom

When I got off the train station in Venice, my mouth literally dropped open and I was stunned…Venice was one of the coolest cities I have ever seen! If was amazing seeing all of the gondola’s and water taxis waiting to pick you up to take you to your hotel (we ended up taking a water bus haha), and the beautiful bridges that covered all of the amazing canals.

Although my dad and brother weren’t thrilled with the idea (they are total guys haha) we ended up riding a gondola later that night at sunset. It was so cool to here about some of the history of the city, travel through the little canals and then go out into the main port area right when the sun was setting (it was breathtaking)!!

We did happen to go there during a very busy time, the Venice Film Festival had just started. So the only thing that would have made this spot better was if I had seen George Clooney or Brad Pitt strolling through the streets 😉






Italy – Florence












Shirt : Zara ~ Leggings : Zara ~ Boots : Leather Shop in Florence! ~
Shades : H&M ~ Purse : H&M ~ Scarf : H&M (old) ~ Necklace : Nordstrom (old) ~
Bracelets : InPink / InPink (c/o)

Welcome to my favorite city in Italy, Florence!! I absolutely loved the architecture, the clean streets, the amazing gelato shops and the fabulous leather stores. I was able to get this awesome pair of leather boots while there (don’t worry, I have worn them every day since I have gotten home lol).

These leggings and sweater from Zara were a great find while shopping over there because one of the mornings in Florence was a little chilly.

And I was able to pair my fabulous InPink accessories to complete the look and add a touch of color to the outfit. Don’t forget to use FASHIONCANVAS30 at checkout and you can receive 30% off jewelry!!

Finally, don’t forget that today is GroupDealz 3RD BIRTHDAY!!! I am so excited to head over to their shop and celebrate with them by entering their awesome GIVEAWAY and getting some of their awesome DEALZ today!! Check out some of my favorite dealz that are going on today for their birthday and ending soon!

Check out their giveaway where one grand prize winner will win a Home Office!! There will also be blendtec’s and kitchen aid’s for 2nd and 3rd place winners.

Hope you find some cute things at their site today, happy shopping and have a great weekend!!


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