Sunday, August 9, 2015

Mint to Be

Everyone wants to believe that certain things are just meant to be. From things of great significance, like finding your perfect spouse or your perfect job, to the trivial, like finding that one piece in your wardrobe you've been tracking down, it's fun to think that fate plays a hand in the way things turn out. I've been looking for a mint bag for quite sometime now. Like most women, I have bags in all shades of the rainbow, but not a single one in mint. This hole in my bag collection needed to be filled and thus I made it my mission to track down the perfect mint bag in the perfect shade. I considered all different options but eventually found this Furla bag last month that suited me perfectly.

I also consider my blouse to be a "meant to be" item. I wanted this scattered floral sequin shell from J. Crew for the longest time, but it slipped through my fingers. A week or so I found it at my local J. Crew (it was clearly a return) and got it for a great price. Pretty lucky right? Well, the first time I wore this shirt out was to a wine tasting dinner and during one of the courses,  a tomato covered in balsamic vinegar "exploded" all over the shirt. I tried to get it out, but a little of the stain remained. This incident prompted my husband to have a different perspective on my shirt. He told me that this is the universe telling me that I don't need any more clothes and that buying the shirt really wasn't meant to be after all!

Shirt: J. Crew Scattered Floral Sequin Shell here
Skirt: Nordstrom/Halogen 
Shoes: Christian Louboutin "Simple" pumps similar black patent pumps here
Bag: Furla, other great mint options from Loeffler Randal , Kate Spade, and Tory Burch
Sunglasses: Prada "Baroque" round sunglasses here

If you are in the same position I was in of desperately trying to find just the right mint bag, in just the right shade of mint, here are some other great options below. You might also find your "mint sole mate" like I did!

1. Kate Spade Cedar Street Monday Crossbody , 2. Loeffler Randall Rider Bag 3. Kate Spade Cedar Street Hayden Bag, 4. Tory Burch Buckle Tote


  1. What a lovely shade of mint you've found. It's amazing how much variety of shades you can get in just one colour from the green end of mint to the more cool ice blue end. Looks adorable with the shirt. I tried to spot the stain but you've hidden it well!

  2. I don't think I have any mint in my wardrobe and it is such a pretty color! Love your fabulous bag and cute top!

    Doused In Pink

  3. This skirt is just stunning and I love the mint accents!

  4. Such a wonderful top. Thanks for linking up with Turning Heads Tuesday! xo Sabina | Oceanblue Style

  5. What a great mix of prints. I adore your top!

  6. The color of that top is so pretty, and I love the orange flowers.

  7. I LOVE the shade of the bag, it is literally the perfect color mix of blue and green! And you can never have too many clothes, seriously! Haha, looking gorgeous as always! XO -Kim

  8. You know I don't have any mint in my collection either. I tried to get a pair of mint pants recently, but they didn't fit and I was totally bummed. Love that skirt!

  9. love this outfit! so pretty for any season :)

  10. Oh no! That top is so pretty! I hope you are able to eventually get the stain out! Love the mint bag with it!

  11. Very cute mint bag. I also love that skirt, sooo cute!! I also think you husband thoughts on the stains are so funny. I like your idea of finding the shirt later at a good price being meant to be better!! LOL


  12. Of course I love your bag, I am a bag girl! That skirt has me staring at it too, I really need a striped skirt like this to add to my closet!
    Thanks for linking up with Turning Heads Tuesday!
    jess xx

  13. What a lovely skirt, skirt and of course mint bag. I am so glad you found the right bag. Did you ever get the stain out? if so I cannot tell but the shirt is so cute.
    Thanks for linking up to "Bloggers WHo Have Inspired Me" this past Tuesday.
    Rachel xo
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    Garay Treasures

    1. Yes, I did get most of the stain out! But a little still remains. I think it's probably imperceptible to anyone but me!


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