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Braided Collar

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Top: H&M (only $9.95!!), Jeans: NY&Co., Bag: Tommy Hilfiger via TJ Maxx, Shoes: American Eagle Outfitters, Jewelry: Premier Designs and vintage, Nails: Essie in Bordeaux
I really love this sweater. The intricate collar provides a really interesting and unique focal point to an otherwise simple piece. Also, I don’t have a lot of white/cream in my wardrobe, so this top brings something new to my closet. And it was ridiculously cheap, but it doesn’t look cheap. I like it so much, I wish I had bought duplicates. This weekend I’m going on the annual shopping trip with all the women in Cory’s family, and I am making it my mission to find this sweater in burnt orange, the other color H&M shows on the website. My only complaint is that it is a tad bit short- I never thought I had a particularly long torso, but this sweater could use another inch or three in length. This may very well be the best $10 I’ve spent all season.

4 Comments

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    Katy
    November 11, 2011 at 3:52 pm

    Thank you, ladies! Tina, I’ll definitely look at Ann Taylor and Banana this weekend for a sequin skirt. Thanks for the tip!

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    smalltownbigwardrobe
    November 10, 2011 at 8:37 pm

    Such a cozy yet cool sweater! I love it when sweaters have funky details like that. I call them “lazy day” pieces – you don’t need to add much to it; it’s an outfit all by itself! (Though I love the cool bracelets and purse you added.)

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    Tina @ Fashion Dynamite
    November 10, 2011 at 3:43 am

    What an amazing neck detail! I’m checking my H&M for this sweater now to wear tucked into the front of my high waist jeans…you inspired me! Good luck finding more colors. And good luck finding a sequin skirt. Banana has a pretty cream color right now and Ann Taylor has a black mini (and they’re 40% off Friends and Family).

    p.s. I love the bracelet stack. So cool with your sweater!

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    Liz
    November 9, 2011 at 4:25 pm

    Your sweater really does not look like it was $10. I love finding hidden treasures like that

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