Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Try-it-out Tuesday: white tee, version 2.0

     On Saturday night I took my friend K out for martinis and happy hour. That day, the clutch I won from Joanne of Fabulously Average's Purse & Clutch giveaway arrived, so it was the perfect occasion to break in my new bag. :)

    First off, let me express my awe at how beautiful this bag is! The web site photos don't really do it justice. I love textiles, and these fabrics are gorgeous. I also love the company's focus on empowering women to build better lives for themselves.
The card with the artisans' names is a lovely, thoughtful touch.
      Given the quality of the fabric and the great cause, I think the price they charge ($28 for the classic clutches) is a steal. The only thing that would make this bag even better is a small wrist strap that could be tucked inside, but popped out and slung over your wrist when you need both hands while running errands. However, that won't stop me from using this clutch often. :)
        Now, let's get back to the clothes ... I'm still on the hunt for the perfect white tee, but tucking this slightly baggy one into a pencil skirt did wonders for the shape. I also like the casualness of a white tee juxtaposed with a pencil skirt. I consider this version 2.0 of the tee-and-jeans uniform I'm trying to break away from.  :)

Bird Classic Clutch, Purse & Clutch, c/o Fabulously Average's giveaway
Cherokee tee, Target girls' department
pencil skirt, Calvin Klein outlet
Carole necklace, Nordstrom Rack clearance
Revlon lip butter in Raspberry Pie


  1. What a cute clutch and how lucky you are to win it! You might try your luck at my giveaway - a cute silver pair of earrings! Check it out here! :-)

  2. Thanks, Mary Ann! :) I've entered and am crossing my fingers. :)

  3. what a great clutch! i love the design and texture. and i am on the hunt for the perfect white tee, as well. let me know if you find one!

  4. Congrats! YOu look chic and lovely! Hope you are having a wonderful day!
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  5. I love the clutch, it's a fantastic win. I like the fabric print and the color is lovely too. A simple white tee with anything is my favorite combo. It's absolutely versatile!


  6. Thank you! Once I find that perfect white tee, I'll be sure to post about it. :)

  7. Thank you for dropping by, Jyoti. :)

  8. Thank you, Mongs! I agree that a white tee is a closet essential, like a great white buttondown. :)

  9. What a beautiful clutch :) goes well with your black and white outfit :) Great score!


  10. I think you scored yourself a great new clutch! White and black is always classic and chic :)

  11. Thanks, Bessie! I'm excited about expanding my clutch collection. :)


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