WIW White summer satchel, swimming seahorse & other random outfits

New white bag for summer--bought on sale at Kate Spade. Never had a plain all white purse before, what do you think of this version? Could be as versatile as a black purse!

1-3. DS2 picked my necklace for today. I have all my necklaces in a clear organizer hanging on the closet door and he said he really wanted me to wear this seahorse necklace. So I went with the theme and added a starfish bracelet, and a "water" dress for the seahorse to swim in. And sandy shoes and sweater.
Michael Michael Kors dress
TJ Maxx seahorse necklace
Tommy Bahama starfish bracelet
Kate Spade small Hayden white satchel
Ugg ballet flats
Vince sweater
5-8. Navy and white. 
White House Black Market top
Paige jeans
Clarks sandals
Jolt jacket
Kate Spade purse
WHBM bracelet
Amazon necklace
9-10. Casual olive and red.
Anthro jacket
Karen Kane top
AG jeans
Timberland sneakers
Alexis Bittar necklace
Michael Kors bracelet
Fossil purse
11. St. Patrick's Day green.
Anthro top
WHBM skirt
Ugg ballet flats
Kate Spade purse
12-13. Snake & studs.
TheShirt red snake shirt
Halogen leather pencil skirt
Sam Edelman Ollie shoes
Michael Kors studded satchel
Alexis Bittar necklace
Hermes CDC bracelet

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  • Sara L. replied 4 years ago

    Nice!  I love your seahorse necklace and how you went with the theme.  I also love the black and red outfit and your outfit with the green army jacket.  Did you finish up your handbag challenge?  I love the clean lines on your new white bag.

  • Janet replied 4 years ago

    You have an amazing accessories collection! And handbag collection! Great looks, and I love your little photobomber in 12.

  • texstyle replied 4 years ago

    Great new handbag - and lovely outfits all around. And Janet has a good eye - very cute!

  • goldenpig replied 4 years ago

    Thanks Sara, Janet & Texstyle! Sara, the funny thing is I still have a few bags left to do for the handbag challenge, including a couple of new ones. It is amazing how long it's taking me to get through all of them, not that I have a handbag problem or anything...I did relax the rules and have been using some of my favorites (like the black studded satchel) more than once just out of necessity. And the green one I used again because it was St. Patrick's Day. I have a new hedgehog cross body that I'm trying to work in somewhere, but I'm realizing that small purses are just not practical for me. I need satchel size and up. Janet, good eye...there's usually one or two photobombers that make it into the picture. The funny thing is even my three year old says "Photo bomb!" when he comes into the picture. 

  • deb replied 4 years ago

    All great looks. Love the Ugg ballet flats. Are they a recent purchase?

  • Mochi replied 4 years ago

    Wow, do you look chic, crisp and ready for spring. Love the necklace. It was so fun when I had a little personal stylist to help me :)

  • goldenpig replied 4 years ago

    Deb, I bought the Ugg lace-up ballet flats a year ago, I liked the black pair so much I bought two more pairs in blue and sand. I am using all of them a lot!
    Mochi, I know, it is so fun with the little stylists. They always pick the most fun pieces. And DD said, "I am just like you. We both have glasses and we both like matchy matchy."

  • Xtabay replied 4 years ago

    Fresh and fab, all the way.  Love your looks!

  • RobinF replied 4 years ago

    That's a beautiful bag!  Love it! I tend to go to smaller bags, especially cross-body bags, but might have to pull out my larger ones and try again.

  • rachylou replied 4 years ago

    The blue dress is neato keen. Also: love the black and red!

  • catgirl replied 4 years ago

    Fab looks. You are pulling off both polished and RATE so well.  Glad to see the snake shirt still in rotation - I never wear mine any more.  When are we going to see a polar bear clutch outfit? :)

    Have you purged any bags as a result of your challenge?  Or have they all proven their worth?

  • MsMary replied 4 years ago

    You look fab! Love the satchel -- PSA: Just grabbed it at the Kate Spade site for 25% off with coupon code YOUANDME!

  • jill58 replied 4 years ago

    I am in awe of your handbag collection--it inspires me to try more color!
    Beautiful new purse!

  • replied 4 years ago

    The new bag is lovely! All your outfits are really fab too, beautifully accessorised and your usual attention to detail is stellar.

  • harmonica replied 4 years ago

    Fab looks! Love how the seahorse is in it's right environment! I'm so looking forward to warmer weather and wearing dresses with bare legs (might not happen at all) and my new white bag.

  • Maneera replied 4 years ago

    I wish I could steal (or borrow) your accessories! You look GORGEOUS in #1, Natalie. I love the dress...and I love thd bag even more! I've been wanting a white bag for a while now but I just haven't found the perfect one. Plus I worry too much about keeping white bags 'clean'....it's almost impossible in this dusty city! A single use and a white bag comes home with ugly grey & black patches that may not be easy to remove :( I also really like #11......very pretty!

  • goldenpig replied 4 years ago

    Thanks everyone! Una, I'm going to post a polar bear clutch outfit just for you! Why aren't you wearing your snake skin shirt anymore? I tend to hang on to things forever, so I wear things like this Rae agate dress and your snakeskin shirt long after everyone else on YLF has purged them. LOL. In fact I think all of these outfits are with items that are several years old. That's why my wardrobe is so large. I haven't purged any bags either, which is the problem since I have such a handbag addiction! The one that came closest to being purged, the plain black Ralph Lauren doctor bag, I'm saving to try a bag charm look with Kate Spade ladybug and bee pompoms.
    Mary, so glad we are bag twins! I got mine too 25% off when I got a Kate Spade coupon in my inbox. (They are evil that way). Thanks Harmonica, I love doing whimsical things like a seahorse swimming on my dress. I'm a very theme-y dresser.
    Maneera, the great thing about this white Kate Spade bag is that the leather is coated/textured so it's very firm and stain resistant. I can just wipe it off with a baby wipe. Like I was eating an orange and some of the juice squirted onto the purse and I was able to wipe it right off with a tissue. I think for my first white bag I need the kid- and klutz-proof version!

  • Joy replied 4 years ago

    Every outfit is special. My favorite is the red top with black skirt. That color combo works for you. The new bag is fabulous. I can't wait to see what you do with the hedgehog one. Give it a forest to frolic In? A garden?

  • Joy replied 4 years ago

    Just looked it up. Hedgehogs eat insects, snails, snakes, lizards, worms. Some ideas for your accessories.

  • goldenpig replied 4 years ago

    Haha Joy, I just posted the hedgehog bag for you! I'll have to try the insect accessories next time.

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