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Latest Shoe Obsession: These Leopard-Print Flats From DSW

Published in: Fashion, Video

There’s nothing like a new pair of shoes to make you feel like you conquered the world, and these are my newest pair. And I love them, love them, love them! They’re my reward for making it to the end of the week in one piece.

Hey, sometimes you just gotta reward yourself for crossing the finish line. :)

What are you up to tonight? If it’s high energy fun, I will be with you in spirit, but me — I’m kind of tired today, so I’m gonna take it easy and grab some dinner.

I may or may not be going back to Super Duper again because I’m craving that veggie burger hardcore… Maybe this time I’ll actually snap a picture of it before I inhale it. After that, the movies to see A Most Violent Year.

Have a great night, whatever you’re doin’.

Your friendly neighborhood beauty addict,

Karen

Quest for Cats: Bringing You Cat-Themed Cuteness Since 2007

Published in: Fashion, Just For Fun

Have I mentioned that I like cats?

I can’t remember if I’ve ever mentioned that before, that I like cats. Have I…?

Well, I do. I really, really, REALLY like cats. :)

Just a peek into my brain and the things that catch my attention around town…

Loved & Loyal Dishtowel, $18, anthropologie.com

Crazy Cat Lady Mug, $12, urbanoutfitters.com

Cat Nap Flight Aid Kit, $16, urbanoutfitters.com


Meow Pint Glass, $8, urbanoutfitters.com

Cat Sup Spiral Notebook, $8, urbanoutfitters.com

Cat Notebook, $8, Urban Outfitters

Smitten With Kittens tiny gift book/stocking stuffer, $5.95, Barnes & Noble

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Neon Cats Sock, $8, urbanoutfitters.com

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I Put on My Podiatric Prospector Cap Today and Mined for Gold Summer Sandals at DSW

Published in: Fashion

Just call me a footwear forty-niner, babe, ’cause I struck gold today at DSW. :D

I’d heard tell of a goldmine of golden sandal goodness there, so I staked my claim and walked into the store hoping to find a pair of comfy gold sandals I’d be able to dress up or down.

Eureka!

I found that and more. Here are 21 golden summer sandals available now at DSW.

1. Kelly & Katie Phyllis Flat Sandal, $39.95

2. Vince Camuto Sandals, $49.94 (and on sale for an additional 50% off)

3. Nine West Bledel, $34.94 (on sale for an additional 40% off)

4. Kelly & Katie Madeline Wedge, $49.95

5. Steve Madden Starly Flat Sandal, $44.95

6. Seychelles Fill Me In Flat Sandal, $29.94

7. Crown Vintage Santa Clara Flat Sandal, $29.95

8. Unisa Leeahh Multi Band Sling, $34.95

9. Carlos Santana Tandy, $44.95

10. Steve Madden Kaceyy Metallic Flat Sandal, $39.95

11. Franco Sarto Geisha Gladiator Sandal, $49.95

12. Unisa Lola Wedge, $44.95

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Outfit of the Day: The Fake It Till You Make It Edition With the Kate Spade Terri Dress

Published in: Fashion

Kate Spade Terri Dress

The Kate Spade New York Terri Dress, $199

On days when I look like this…

Kate Spade Terri Dress

Dear world, I’m completely responsible and have all my ish together!

…inside, I usually feel like this:

Kate Spade Terri Dress

Wha?

LOL! You know what they say. Fake it till you make it.

So, today my main driving focus has been Designer Shoe Warehouse.

I really, really want to go look at sandals, so I sort of scheduled my entire afternoon around it.

And because it’s DSW, and I love DSW with a burning hot passion, I want to wear something with a little flair (woman cannot live on stretchy skinny jeans and cat t-shirts alone).

Kate Spade Riviera Garden Triple Strand Necklace and two layers of NARS Shameless Red

The Kate Spade Riviera Garden Triple Strand Necklace and two layers of NARS Shameless Red Nail Polish

You can’t take yourself too seriously when you’re wearing a bright, fun color like this.

I mean, you could…but it would be difficult. Reddish coral, which I love wearing in the summer with a tan, isn’t exactly compatible with “fussy.”

Kate Spade white purse

Kate Spade purse and Anne Klein Watch

Although I like how these shoes look with the outfit, my feet are utterly killing me in these pics — hence, part of the reason I want to go to DSW today.

I’d love a pair of comfy gold sandals to wear with this dress (my birthday present from El Hub), and I don’t currently have any comfy gold sandals that I can actually walk in.

I’m hoping to find a pair I can dress up with this dress, and dress down with dark denim.

Kate Spade Terri Dress

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Outfit of the Day: The Fourth of July Edition

Published in: Fashion, Just For Fun

Fourth of July Outfit

Happy Fourth of July!

Happy Fourth of July, friend. :)

I know it’s been a hot minute. I haven’t really been feeling myself this week. You know how it is… Just one of those times, I guess. Today is a holiday, though, and there’s a big parade here in Novato, so I’m pulling myself together best I can and heading downtown. It starts in a few.

Here’s my Fourth of July outfit, camera included, so I can take some pics.

That’s my big girl camera, the Canon 70d, with the 18-135mm STM lens (a very good walk-around lens, BTW).

The necklace and earrings are on sale right now at katespade.com, if you’re so inclined. Links down in the photo captions below.

I hope you’re doing something fun today, no matter where you are. Anyone having a big family Fourth of July barbecue? If so, have some corn of the cob for me.

Tory Burch Sunglasses

Tory Burch Sunglasses

Canon 70D Camera

Canon 70D Camera

Fourth of July Outfit

I see you!

Your friendly neighborhood beauty addict,

Karen

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