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{things i wore} lace tank


Have you ever impulse-purchased something without so much as a clue as to how you'd style or wear it? That was me with this shirt.  When I spotted it on a clearance rack at Target, my first thought was: "Of course it's marked down–it's a sheer lace tank top." My second thought, not far behind, was markedly different in tone: "I've got to buy it–it's marked down and it's black lace" (look at my blog's layout and you'll understand the obsession). Still, the shirt languished unworn in my closet for some time. Here I paired it with some less delicate pieces–like ripped jeans and a studded handbag–to temper its lovely but lady-like lace.


Shirt: Lace Tank in Black, Target [old]

Pants: Artist Crop Jean in 'Bright Indigo Destroy,' American Eagle Outfitters [$49.50, available here]

Bag: No Slouch Faux Straw Dome Satchel in Black, Kenneth Cole New York [was $198, available here]

Shoes: Black thong sandals, Nine West [no longer available]

Jewelry: Thin Gold Band with Bezel Set Diamond, Jennifer Meyer [$175, available here]; Tiara Diamond Band in White Gold, Ice [$475, available here]; Silver Expandable Wire Bangles, Alex and Ani; Beaded bracelet [old]; Evil eye bracelets [street vendors]

Nails: Essie 'Lollipop'


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