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I've never really thought of myself as a sweatshirt type of girl; but since receiving this sweatshirt for Christmas I've worn it so many times I've lots count. It just so comfy, the fit is flattering, and I enjoy the fun print. 

sweatshirt: gift (similar $30 or  similar $38), skirt: hand-me-down/anthropologie (similar $35)
shoes: thrift (similar $30 or similar $35), jewelry: diy

This skirt is another item from ThredUp. They are an online boutique that sells high quality used clothes for women and children. I've placed two orders with them so far and have been very impressed with their stock and quality. I've yet to order an item that I haven't been pleased with, but they also have a great return policy - something that is almost unheard of for used clothing stores. If you haven't tired them out yet until the end of June Joyfully Weary readers can use the the code Beach25 to save 25% off there first order. 

shirt: victoria secret (same), skirt: thredUp,  shoes: thrift (similar $30 or similar $35)

This dress is from eShakti. I like the way it makes me feel like such a lady - it also has a great twirl! This dress is from last year's spring collection, but here are few of my current favorites: #1, #2, #3, #4, & #5

dress: c/o eShakti (similar $100) shoes: dsw (same)

Want more? Check out these link parties to see lots of other ladies having fun with their clothes: Watch What I'm Wearing,  Monday Mingle,  Style Sessions,  What I Wore Wednesdayand Favorite Fashion Friday.   


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