Winter Sales & Splurges

Shopping is a personal thing. We all have different styles, budgets and looks we are trying to achieve. So when it comes to your go-to store, we may all have different opinions and thats a-ok. As many of you may already know, my shopping go-to is Zara. They are always on trend, have exactly what I am looking for and all for a reasonable price. Recently they marked down all of their fall/winter merchandise to make room for spring, so I have been loading up that online cart a bit more than usual.

This plaid shirt-dress was a major score for me because of it’s extreme versatility. When shopping, I don’t usually gravitate towards fads or trendy pieces. If I make a purchase, I want it to last at least two seasons, no matter what the cost. So I try to keep my purchases classic. I will be wearing this shirt-dress with jeans, tights and on warmer days with bare legs and tall boots.





Now lets talk splurges. When I am splurging on something, which really isn’t all that often, I make sure it is going to last. And by last, I mean a lifetime. I had been eying this fur vest for almost a year and finally a week ago, I decided to pull the trigger and bring it home with me. I know it is something that will last and won’t be going out of style anytime soon. I seriously have been living in this thing!

A Chanel bag has always been high on my wish-list and after a few family discussions, the hubs sprung for one for my Christmas/Birthday/Anniversary/Congratulatory gift for starting the new business. I think I must have sold him on the whole “investment piece” thing, after all, Chanel bags rarely lose their value.

So if you are someone who likes a good sale or someone who loves to indulge every now and then, well I am right there with yah sister and I have rounded up some shopping inspirations for both. Shop my look and other winter sales & splurges below.

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Wearing- Shirt Dress: Zara; Vest: Yves Salomon (similar here); Boots: Zara (similar here); Bag: Channel Boy Bag (similar here); Sunglasses: She Inside; Necklace: Etsy.




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  • Reply
    Carolyn Thombs
    January 30, 2015 at 6:15 pm

    I love everything about this outfit! The fur vest is absolute perfection! Zara is one of my favorite stores too!


    • Reply
      Sarah Phillips
      February 11, 2015 at 11:05 pm

      Thank you Carolyn! Zara really has the best finds! 🙂

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