Today's threads post is a two in one.  And a pretty funny reality of being a girl at times.  I got all dolled up to go out with my bestie the other night for our date night, and by the time I was done taking these photos, I realized I was not going to be able to wear this dress out.  It was my first real attempt at wearing it, b/c when I got it, it was a bit too small.  But Ive kept it around regardless b/c I love it.  It felt like it fit for a little while, but then I realized the more I walked, the more it rode up... NOT going to work.  Ha ha, so I sadly came back in and changed.  But, then was happy I did b/c my second outfit was soooo comfy!  How many times do we get dressed up, only to change the whole outfit at the last moment?  I know its happened to me more than once.  So, I decided to photograph both.  I just switched out the dress for a skirt, and changed tops.  The rest is the same.  (and I had a wonderful time being with my beautiful girlfriend, as always).

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top // c/o chicnova
dress // modcloth
boots // c/o blowfish
necklace // moorea seal
rings // f21

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top // f21
skirt // thrifted

Im looking forward to a sunday morning date with two of my girlfriends, to go to yoga and then sit by the river.  Talk about peace.  Im counting down the hours... What are your plans for this beautiful weekend?

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I thought it would be fun to do a simple outfit post on a lounging day.  A day spent working from home and being cozy.  Im cold by nature, so even this slight cool front that has come through the past few days, I have been wearing sweaters.  I love this one from chicnova b/c its like crochet, so even though its a sweater, its still breezy with the holes.  A perfect transitional sweater for fall.  I love loose baggy sweaters, and this one fits the bill! I wore my favorite and most cozy wide leg pants that were gifted to me by my bestie years back.  And a beanie my friend made me.  It was really cold enough to be wearing a beanie indoors, but some days little comfort things like this are just that, comforting.  It feels nice to wear something snuggly that a dear friend made me.  This friend I speak of was my childhood best friend.  We were inseparable.  She just had her second baby, and he is so very sweet.  She sells amazingly adorable cloth diapers on etsy, and one day when we have a little one, she will be making me some customs one, eeek!

As promised, here are all of the winners for the past 3 giveaways!!!  If you see your name below, please email me at violet_bella {at} hotmail {dot} com to claim your prize!  Congrats to the winners, and thank you to everyone who entered!

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Casual Fall

Casual Fall II

Im excited today to bring you a fun giveaway from Chicnova.  One lucky winner will win a $50 gift certificate for anything in their shop!  They have a wide variety of styles to browse through.  I created two fun outfit boards above showing off some casual fall inspired things I would personally wear from their shop!  

<<< TO ENTER >>>
follow chicnova on facebook // pinterest // or tumblr


create a wishlist on their site and leave your link to it here in the comments

share this via facebook // twitter // pinterest // blog
let me know in comments each one you did

Giveaway will end on Sept. 26th, and winner will be announced within a few days after that.

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