Posts Tagged: Kate Spade polka dot bag

Dressed for: Presenting in a Bar

Already Pretty outfit featuring Ikat scarf, pink sweater, black full skirt, pink tights, ECCO Sculptured 65 Tall boots, Kate Spade polka dot bag

Scarf – thrifted – similar colors
Sweater – thrifted – similar (in neon fuchsia)
Skirt – Banana Republic (no longer available) – similar
Earrings – Target (no longer available) – similar
Studded wrap bracelet, Streets Ahead via Ideeli – similar
Tights – Express
Boots – ECCO Sculptured 65 Tall Boots
Bag – Kate Spade Carlisle Street Sylvie Satchel via eBay

I wore this to give a presentation to members of Springboard for the Arts and YNPN Twin Cities over at the Icehouse. And let me tell you, presenting in a bar is FUN. (Photo evidence here.) Everyone is relaxed, the atmosphere is casual, and people are much less shy about hitting you with tough questions. Which I love. Q&A is always the best part of my speaking gigs! read more

Dressed for: The Birthday Bag

Already Pretty outfit featuring black cardigan, Peter Pan collar necklace, magenta tank, purple Theory skirt, magenta tights, black ECCO Sculptured 65 boots, Kate Spade polka dot bag

Cardigan – Banana Republic (no longer available) – similar
Tank – Old Navy (no longer available) – similar (currant)
Skirt – Theory via eBay – similar styles
Tights – courtesy Falke (no longer available) – similar
Boots – ECCO Sculptured 65 Tall Boots
Collar necklace – eBay (still for sale!)
Bag – Kate Spade Carlisle Street Sylvie Satchel via eBay

This bag has been haunting my dreams for months, but with a breathtakingly high price point I’d put it out of my mind. Then my birthday came, with some birthday cash. And an eBay search that showed me a brand new polka dot Sylvie at 60% off retail. And I caved. It’s been making me giddy to carry this graphic, funky bag since the day it came into my hot little hands. read more