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Snakeskin & Fur

December 5, 2012 by Trina 7 Comments

Snakeskin again!? Are y’all tired of these yet? HAHA  This might be their 6th time on the blog in a month but I promise this is the 2nd time I’ve actually worn them. :)

I wore this to church and my weekly Target shopping last week and because I spent way too long picking out Christmas stockings, I didn’t make it home in time to get photos before sunset.

So ….. we took photos this past weekend. When it was 74* out. In December.

In other words, way too hot for fur but I managed to not look sweaty in these pics. Go me!

vest: Simply Vera from Kohl’s, babydoll tunic: H&M {2 years ago}, snakeskin skinnies: Dressbarn, booties: Steve Madden from 6pm.com

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Ok, let me talk about this vest for a minute because if it weren’t for Black Friday I wouldn’t be owning it.  If you follow me on Instagram/Twitter you may have seen my post about it.  I tried it on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving at Kohl’s and was dying to have it.  It was on SALE for $90 from $150.  I couldn’t justify spending that much on it so I reluctantly put it back on the rack.  But I put it in the very back of the rack {to hide it! haha} in case I changed my mind.  It was the only one left {and it was my size!} and wasn’t on Kohl’s website.  I decided to go back to the store on Black Friday at midnight to see if it was on sale for less than $90.  I was armed with a 15% off coupon and a $10 promotional gift card.  Plus I would earn $15 back in Kohl’s cash.  I have never seen so many people trying to get into a store.  There were probably 1,000 people there. Anyway, I walked in, found the vest right where I left it, scanned it and my heart jumped when it rang up $75.  I told myself it would have to be on sale for at least $75 for me to get it so I went straight to the checkout.  I paid $60 after my coupons and got back $15 so really it cost me $45.  Half of what it would have cost me earlier that week!  I was in and out in 15 mins and walked out of there with the biggest, dumbest grin on my face.  Yay for Black Friday!

{Hubs and I also scored new phones at Sam’s on Black Friday.  The new Samsung Galaxy S3′s for 96 CENTS!  Crazy talk, I know!  But it’s true!}

Did you get any GREAT Black Friday deals?!

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7 Comments

  1. Love the big chunky fur vest and this whole neutral palette! You look adorable – love the first pose! :)

  2. Love that you were able to put together a deal for that sweater! Always fun when those things work out!

  3. Great mixing of patterns and textures with the snakeskin and fur, Trina!

    Keep an eye out on my blog later today. I’ll be featuring this as one of the looks I love today.

    xo,
    Terry

    terrys-two-cents.blogspot.com

  4. loving your flamingo, and that’s the best story about the fur (i so want a great vest like this!) and the phone… amazing! LOVING how you’ve styled these pants all week, btw.

  5. OMG – I seriously love everything about this outfit. The vest and boots are seriously amazing!

  6. LOVE this combo. especially loving that top. what a fun outfit!

  7. Cute. I got my fur on Black Friday too and I’m LOVING it!!