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Thursday, June 7, 2012

Mint Craze

Tee: Target (similar)  |  Skirt: Forever 21 ( similar #1similar #2)  |  Belt: Forever 21  |  Wedges: Target (shop)  |  Necklace: World Market  |  Tote: ebags.com (shop)

I try not to get into too many trends, but one trend I cannot get enough of is MINT!  Even though I recognize that it's just pale green / maybe a light shade of celadon or sage, etc. with a hip trendy name like "mint" designed to trick us into thinking it's fresh, I'm still all over it.  When I first noticed it a few months ago, I tried to control myself by only buying this tee and refraining from nail polish, jeans, and other mint accessories, but for whatever reason I decided that I'm gonna ride this trend!  Mint jeans in my last post...and today?  Mint & navy!  It just goes with so much.

How about you?  Are you into mint?  :)

Also, I wanna highlight two Etsy shops who have mint(ish) necklaces that I looooooooove:

First up is from our dear sponsor Seek First.
Here's a mint version!


Second is my necklace from Sunday's outfit post from Eclectic Ornaments:

If you don't recognize it, it's basically a replica the Stormy Sea necklace from Anthropologie.  I love it every time Kendi wears it, which is a LOT!  Look out for a giveaway coming your way with this one!

While I do write sponsored posts sometimes, these shops did NOT ask me to advertise their items today.  This post was out of pure love for these items and for mint!

27 comments:

  1. I am wearing the exact same colors today, mint tie-neck sleeveless blouse and a navy j. crew pencil skirt.  We're twinnies!

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  2. daintyanddecadentThursday, June 07, 2012

    I'm OBSESSED with mint!  I love how you paired it with the skirt.  Those necklaces are darling!

    Maria

    www.daintyanddecadent.com

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  3. I SO want mint in my closet, but I still haven't found the right pair of jeans, but I do have a nice minty shirt that I've been wearing. :) I'm also into the neon colors lately...just in tiny doses of course.

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  4. Obsessed with mint!! And I NEED that necklace. Must win!! 

    Also, are those shoes comfortable? I have almost sworn off peep toes because they rub my poor piggies raw!

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  5. I just bought mint jeans myself... I couldn't resist.  I am a fan of the color and always have been.  And I will be long after the trend has gone away.

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  6. I have that Eclectic Ornaments necklace but in her mint color and I just LOVE it!

    -Sharon
    The Tiny Heart  

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  7. I've been thinking about how many mint pieces I've been seeing out there, and debating whether or not I should give it a try myself (i'm trying to shop less).  Then it hit me!  I already have a mint shirt in my closet!  I thrifted it last summer.  Yay!  I really love this mint and navy combo.  Kind of nautical and ocean-y.

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  8. I'm totally with you on mint... I'm a sucker for it packaged as a "fresh" color. I've got nail polish and a watch at the moment and was only prevented from the Target t-shirt and jeans when my Target was out of my size. It looks sooo fabulous with navy.

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  9. This is a great office look. Fresh, clean, and streamlined.

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  10. Oooooh, a mint WATCH?!?!  Don't tell me these things, Anne.  Not good for the wallet.

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  11. Yes, these shoes are comfy!  For me, at least.  The material isn't rigid, which prevents the toe-cramping thing.  

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  12. you're so cute and well-dressed! i love that your skirt is the perfect fit and length and the belt accentuates that as well.
    -kw, ladiesinnavy

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  13. sartorialsidelinesThursday, June 07, 2012

    I am so excited for the giveaway - I adore that necklace! And I love the navy and mint combo on you - it looks so chic.

    Courtney ~ http://sartorialsidelines.com

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  14. I love this season's pastel trend and my favorite pastel is definitely mint.  I also LOVE, LOVE, LOVE navy as a neutral and the pairing you did here is absolute perfection! 

    Catalina @ City and Burbs

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  15. My closet is lacking in mint! I think I'd like to add a t-shirt or belt or something like that though--at first I wasn't sure about it but now I see how versatile it can be! It looks great with navy, you're right!

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  16. 7TwentySomethingsThursday, June 07, 2012

    I hear ya! Gap has a pair of mint jeans right now and I do not think I can refrain... Love this outfit. so adorable. 

    Sara 
    http://seventwentysomethings.blogspot.com/ 

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  17. LindsayjeverydayThursday, June 07, 2012

    Ok, now I need more mint in my life. I have tried to stay away, but bought some mint nail polish the other day. Really wanting a great mint scarf, have yet to find.

    Lindsay @
    http://LindsayJEveryday.blogspot.com

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  18. DO IT!  It would look great on your skin tone.  :)

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  19. Loving mint right now too! I'm thinking about getting mint shorts for my store but I haven't decided yet. You look fabulous as always!

    www.daisyraeboutique.com
    www.kacieskloset.blogspot.com

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  20. i love mint. cannot get enough. and that necklace is a beauty!

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  21. simplysarahstyleThursday, June 07, 2012

    love that necklace, every time Kendi wears it I just wanna grab it off her!

    sarahsavvystyle.com

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  22. Mint & navy is the nicest combo. I really like this outfit! It's sweet.

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  23. I love your mint & navy mix! Looking great :)

    xo Teresa
    www.delightfullydarling.com
    ***I'm hosting 2 giveaways on my blog right now!**

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  24. Shanna_schneiderThursday, June 07, 2012

    Holy heck!!!  Both of these necklaces are PERFECTION!!! I need them both!  That giveaway needs to happen fast and I need to win!  ;)
    xo,
    Shanna

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