i’m wearing: crepe bow dress, spotted haircalf cuff and wristlet and patent leather platform heels c/o ann taylor.

i was thrilled when ann taylor asked me to go check out their new fall arrivals. not only because i love their clothes but because we have a brand new concept store in san diego that i’d been dying to check out as well. i missed the grand opening when we were in palm springs. the store was bright and inviting and the fitting room area feels like you are playing dress up in a fancy wardrobe room! i fell in LOVE with this dress immediately. i’ve got hips so shorter skirts look better on me than pencil skirts (in my opinion) and the bow accent on the top makes it the perfect LBD. and can we talk about these shoes for a minute? i rarely wear platform heels any more…i’m not sure if it’s just because i have been obsessed with pointy heels lately or my fear of breaking an ankle. but these are INSANELY comfortable. the only problem is that they are so pretty that i was scared i was going to scuff them up. in fact, they are so pretty that i almost just want to put them up on display in my bedroom. that’s totally normal, right?

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  1. Anna
    Aug 29, 2012 @ 12:18 am

    Such a cute outfit. I love your animal additions. :)

    I would love for you to stop by my blog and check out my latest outfit post inspired by my favorite Pretty Little Liars character.
    http://www.fashboulevard.blogspot.com
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  2. Cathy
    Aug 29, 2012 @ 12:27 am

    Keep these fabulous shoes in a lucite case on your nightstand when you aren’t wearing them! Such a classy look, girl…so Ann Taylor-esque! Adorable animal hair cuff and wristlet!

    http://cstyledesign.blogspot.com

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  3. Neris
    Aug 29, 2012 @ 12:41 am

    WOW, Jenn! you look gorgeous and don’t even let me start on your heels :)
    xoxo,

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  4. Ashley
    Aug 29, 2012 @ 4:06 am

    Yes, let’s talk about these heels. In love!!!!

    They are so unique…what a beautiful outfit.
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  5. Kenzi
    Aug 29, 2012 @ 4:07 am

    Haha I find myself wanting to do the same thing with shoes! I’ll see a pretty pair and want them knowing I’d never REALLY wear them but they’re just so fun to look at!
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  6. Penny Pincher Fashion
    Aug 29, 2012 @ 4:41 am

    OMG, you have no idea – I added those shoes to my wish list the other day…I want them so bad! Worried that if I wait for a sale, they’ll be gone in my size :( Love the clutch too!!
    Penny Pincher Fashion recently posted..Gone Graphic

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  7. Amy Shaughnessy
    Aug 29, 2012 @ 5:30 am

    Love the dress and LOVE the heels. You look so fabulous!

    Amy

    Fashion and Beauty Finds
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  8. Lyndzie @ fashionable footprints
    Aug 29, 2012 @ 6:06 am

    I am loving those heels – so chic!!

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  9. Tara
    Aug 29, 2012 @ 6:26 am

    The shoes…and that bag…are gorgeous!
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  10. Red Tag Chic Los Angeles
    Aug 29, 2012 @ 6:51 am

    That’s a very chic choice Jenn….love those loafer-inspired heels!!

    Rebecca
    http://www.redtagchiclosangeles.com
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  11. Daryl
    Aug 29, 2012 @ 7:10 am

    You look AMAZING, as always.

    <3 Daryl
    Roots, Wings & Other Things
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  12. Alissa Futhey
    Aug 29, 2012 @ 7:11 am

    I would have never, ever guessed those shoes were as comfortable as you say they are. SO cute!
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  13. Styleclouds
    Aug 29, 2012 @ 7:27 am

    Oh my, the dress is amazing and you look beautiful! I love Ann Taylor, unfortunately we don’t have it here in Germany. So whenever I am in the US I explore the stores into the last corner…and always find something. ;-) Have a lovely day! xo, Christina

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  14. Alyssa
    Aug 29, 2012 @ 7:29 am

    This looks like the perfect LBD–such a pretty look! Your hair is gorgeous, by the way!

    -Alyssa
    The Glossy Life
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  15. Tiffany
    Aug 29, 2012 @ 8:02 am

    LOVE that dress! I’ve been drooling over it since it showed up online. Thought it would be PERFECT for NYFW. Also loving those shoes. How the heck did I miss those??
    You look gorgeous by the way and so stinking skinny!
    beijos,
    Tiffany
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  16. Breanna
    Aug 29, 2012 @ 8:54 am

    Love your outfit and those shoes are fabulous!
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  17. Niki
    Aug 29, 2012 @ 9:31 am

    You are gorgeous, girl! This dress looks so comfortable yet stylish at the same time! The bow at the top is adorbs!
    Niki recently posted..Simple Style

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  18. The Leather Skirt
    Aug 29, 2012 @ 10:41 am

    GORGEOUS! Love Ann Taylor myself. Found this skirt from AT Loft on Saucy Glossie yesterday.

    http://www.saucyglossie.com/rendezvous/

    I just HAD to have it so a few clicks of the mouse and it is on its way! Thought you might want to take a look?

    http://theleatherskirt.blogspot.com/
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  19. The Leather Skirt
    Aug 29, 2012 @ 10:43 am

    Oh, almost forgot, you look lovely in the LDB. Hee Hee

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  20. Stephanie
    Aug 29, 2012 @ 11:25 am

    Lovely outfit!! I’m loving the touches of animal print! PS. I’d love it if you could come visit my blog and follow me if you like it!! :)

    -Stephanie
    @LaminLouboutins.blogspot.com
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  21. Amy
    Aug 29, 2012 @ 12:31 pm

    That dress is so perfect on you!! I love it with the cuff and clutch:)
    -amy
    http://www.dreamingincashmere.com
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  22. Borjana
    Aug 29, 2012 @ 1:48 pm

    Oh my!This is sooo amazing,honey!Love it!;)
    xx
    B.
    http://www.beeswonderland.com/

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  23. Lindsay
    Aug 29, 2012 @ 1:49 pm

    Those heels are gorgeous! Perfect for Fall! Cute cuff too!
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  24. Lindsey A. Turner
    Aug 29, 2012 @ 1:56 pm

    so cute and classy! those shoes are killer!

    Lindsey
    http://thriftandshout.blogspot.com
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  25. Paulina
    Aug 29, 2012 @ 2:26 pm

    Super cute and sophisticated!! Love it :)
    ~Pau
    http://www.lilbitsofchic.com
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  26. Tanya
    Aug 29, 2012 @ 2:44 pm

    I love ANN TAYLOR! Their shoes are awesome. I wore pair of heels for 10 years, no, I am not kidding. I finally had to retire them because they were literally worn out. Love this LBD too, classy!
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  27. Bree
    Aug 29, 2012 @ 3:28 pm

    Beautiful outfit, so classic and gorgeous <3 You look very classy and elegant – love it!
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  28. Arjun Chandrasekhar
    Aug 29, 2012 @ 3:53 pm

    awesome outfit! you look like a modern day audrey hepburn!

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  29. Angela
    Aug 29, 2012 @ 4:26 pm

    Such a cute outfit!
    I would love for you to stop by my blog! I will be starting the 30 for 30 challenge Sept. 1!

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  30. Alice at Happiness at Mid Life
    Aug 29, 2012 @ 7:36 pm

    Love this outfit from head to toe! I am a huge AT fan!

    Alice
    http://www.happinessatmidlife.com
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  31. bravoerunway
    Aug 29, 2012 @ 8:24 pm

    I haven’t been into ann taylor in quite some time! I love the dress you selected and also the shoes look great. Platforms are so comfortable in comparison to stilettos!
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  32. Kiki
    Aug 30, 2012 @ 8:02 am

    Love those shoes.
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  33. Kacie's Kloset
    Aug 30, 2012 @ 9:11 am

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  34. Andrea
    Aug 30, 2012 @ 1:07 pm

    Those shoes are great. I also just recently stopped my the new AT store at Fashion Valley. It’s gorgeous! The fall line is pretty great, I’m trying to think of excuses to buy as much as possible :)

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  35. L&W of The DoubleTake Girls
    Aug 30, 2012 @ 5:35 pm

    You look so amazing and classic! Love this look… and can’t wait to shop these new arrivals at Ann Taylor!
    L&W
    http://www.thedoubletakegirls.com

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  36. Amy
    Aug 30, 2012 @ 11:36 pm

    Love those shoes Jenn! They are perfection! So exciting you got to partner with Ann Taylor!

    xo Amy

    Leopard and Lillies

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  37. Mary
    Sep 01, 2012 @ 10:54 pm

    I love the way you accessorized this outfit! It looks adorable. :)

    -Mary @ stylethatmoves.blogspot.com

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  38. Chloe
    Sep 02, 2012 @ 10:07 pm

    Aw, love you your whole outfit Jenn! Those heels are faaaantastic. We’re getting an Ann Taylor concept store in the mall near me, too–can’t wait for it to open. ♥
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  39. lisacng @ expandng.com
    Sep 13, 2012 @ 12:50 pm

    Gorgeous! I love the one of you with the glowing sun all around you!
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