Casual Style

Happy Monday!  It may be Monday, but today’s post features an outfit I wore to do some weekend shopping.  I cuffed my straight leg jeans and paired it with a lightweight, sheer, button-front shirt.  Yellow ballet flats and a straw fedora add fresh finishing touches.

This look also features my Gap mini duffel bag.  I used to love the Gap’s leather bags back in the day.  They were always buttery soft and luxe looking.  I got this one in the summer of 2003.  It had originally retailed for about $78 and I purchased it when the price dropped to $20.  Or was it $10?  Whatever the case, the bag remains an amazing find.

Have you tried Old Navy’s ballet flats?
They are simply chic, low-priced ($19.94), and quite comfortable.

Shirt—TheLimited printed roll-sleeve shirt
Jeans—Nine West via Marshalls (similar Nine West jeans)
Bag—Gap circa 2003
Shoes—Old Navy bow-tie ballet flats
Earrings—Kendra Scott Elle
Sunglasses—DVF via Marshalls


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  1. July 30, 2012 / 3:42 pm

    You look so cute casual!

    That bag is gorgeous.

    • July 31, 2012 / 2:01 pm

      Thanks, Lisa! That Hamilton could be my favorite bag right now.

  2. July 30, 2012 / 5:45 pm

    Love your casually chic attire! I have never tried on a pair of flats from Old Navy. Your shoes make me want to head there now!!!

    • July 31, 2012 / 2:01 pm

      You know, I had never bought Old Navy shoes either. These flats look luxe and they are comfortable! Thanks for stopping by!

  3. July 30, 2012 / 8:25 pm

    I've not tried the Old Navy flats, but I love the blouse you're wearing! Is this what you had on when you met Aretha?

    • July 31, 2012 / 2:02 pm

      Thanks, Terri. No, I was wearing something similar though. I had on the same jeans (repeat offender) with a polka dot tee shirt. I still can't believe I ran into her in a Walmart store!

  4. July 31, 2012 / 12:42 am

    Hmmm, I have ballet flats from Saks 5th Avenue Outlet, Loft, and Target. I feel like I should be fair to Old Navy and try theirs, too 🙂

    • July 31, 2012 / 2:06 pm

      It's time. And, it's only fair. Ha.

      I've been exploring "cheap" shoes lately. Shoes are probably the fashion item I'm least emotionally invested in. So, since I've encountered so many problems with my more expensive pairs, I thought I would try something different. So far, so good.

  5. July 31, 2012 / 12:22 pm

    Love your purple shirt and yellow flats 🙂 Nice casual outfit.

  6. August 2, 2012 / 11:53 pm

    So chic! Love this look and the color combination. Well done!