Tuesday, December 20, 2011

'One [Cardigan] Is Gold, Another Is Silver'


Can't believe I contemplated returning this cardigan after walking for miles (going to three H&M stores), and rudely reaching over the woman who was about to reach for the last one when I finally did find it. After deciding to keep it on principal, I've now fallen madly in love with its molten, metallic look! And it's warm!

Incidentally, H&M currently has the same sweater in gold.

Oh, and this is what I wore to my office holiday party. Of course you who follow my twitter page know this ;)










(photos by N. Murphy)

What I'm Wearing:
H&M Silver Metallic Cardigan
                   Orig. Price: $69.95
                              Paid: $51.00
Top: French Connection (I think I got it for $9 12 years ago)
Alice & Olivia Pleated Leather Mini
Tights: Hue
Shoes: Calvin Klein Collection
Necklaces: Vintage, Forever 21
Ring: Made Her Think
Watch: Michele
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90 comments:

  1. That sweater is gorg & so are you. You should def get the gold one too. You pleated leather skirt is perfection!! Love it

    Prissy

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  2. wow, you look fabulous!!! everything is so beauty!!!

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  3. Love that sweater great choice in not returning it, and it looks great paired with the leather skirt.

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  4. LOL, you better keep that sweater, if not I'll take it!

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  5. From blog to blog i just found yours and the truth is that i really love it! I have already become your follower and I encourage you to visit mine! there is a Love (Topshop brand) giveaway! furthermore I opened my own store to shop my closet today! I love supporting bloggers! The union makes the force!Cami

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  6. LOVE love love this outfit and you better not have returned that sweater. it is too cute!! you look great :-)

    ~nic

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  7. Glad you found it after such a struggle. Looks great and I love those necklaces. Will you be getting the sweater in the gold color too?

    De,
    Fashion Nostalgia

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  8. amazing outfit and pictures!!!!!!you look hot ;)

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  9. Okay, this outfit is so cute. I love that metallic cardigan, the leather skirt and the scoop back is the icing on the cake. The whole ensemble is sexy and fun.

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  10. I have the same one and I did a similar stalking routine to get it. No offense to my gold lovers out there but silver was definitely the way to go.

    Fashionable Collections

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  11. That metallic cardi is GREAT! Maybe my favorite thing I've seen on a fashion blog for winter wear:) Anyways! I love that you love English lit and Shakespeare quotes (English major here:) Anyhow, I just found your blog and started following! Stop by 4scarlet.com, check it out and follow back if you feel compelled! XO

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  12. the third and the last pictures look like they've come out straight from the scenes of a vintage movie...

    love the outfit...great post!!!

    <3

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  13. Great outfit! Love the leather skirt!

    xx
    Alexa
    http://brightandsassy.blogspot.com/

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  14. Gorgeous cardi!Love this outfit!

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  15. Love the necklaces!!! beautiful outfit!

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  16. beautiful outfit! Love your silver metalic cardigan.

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  17. I loved the cardigan.... U look amazing..

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  18. Oh gosh, I think I need the gold. You look amazeballs and I love your hair like that.

    xo.

    Angie

    thehotnessyourmommawarnedyouabout.blogspot.com

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  19. OMG Amy! If you would have returned that cardigan you woulda have kicked yourself later. And I would have kicked you too lol. It's amazing and I can't believe it's from H&M. Looks high-end. Love the entire look!

    xo,Cortnie
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  20. yeah happy you got it too i love it i need this is gold great skirt

    xoxo
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  21. I was so close to buying a silver jumper from H&M but it had two pulls in it. Gutted.

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  22. head to toe gorgeous. the skirt and shoes are equally FAB! i would LOVE that sweater in gold!

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  23. I love this outfit! This cardi is definitely a keeper.

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  24. I love this cardigan. It's so gorgeous ! you look great as always ;)

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  25. Amy that cardigan is great! And that leather skirt????? and that collar??????????

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  26. gorgeous gorgeous cardi!!!it's hard to choose silver or gold now days, maybe both of them:)) and you look fabulous too!!

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  27. The shimmery cardigan added just the right touch to your outfit for a holiday party. Very festive and I loves it. :D

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  28. First off that sweater is to die for! I want it in my life! Second, i didnt kno u were from ny! Your photos had me thinkin otherwise!

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  29. Perfect for holiday party! Love how you styled everything! Great sweater score!
    xx

    Hot Pink Day
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  31. That necklace is beautiful, nice touch to a fun classy outfit I think. Like liquid metal!

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  32. oooh so its from h&m , looks amazing on you , looool its good you didnt return it :D xoxo

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  33. This look reminds me of an old hollywood glam elegance...even your hair! I love it, you look amazing. I have been melting over that skirt for a while and it looks perfect with the ballet-esque back on your top. You also always have the most perfect shoes for every outfit! Love love this, always inspired here.

    xoxo
    Rachel

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  34. this look is amazing wow your necklace I adore the leather skirt simply gorgeous and your soo fab!!!

    xoxo

    jeimy

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  35. Love your outfit! Especially those shoes and that wonderful skirt!!

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  36. Thats a REALLY neat sweater. Love it with the black outfit, your skirt is so cute.

    Goodwill Huntingg
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  37. Good save the Queen Baby Budget Blog...incredible Outfit.

    I love your funny pics.

    Cute skirt and jacket.

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  38. You're such a great bargain hunter & the cardigan is sooo fab xoxo
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  39. I love the drama of that outfit..u look so classy..very chic..xx

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  40. Amazing cardigan! I love :)

    Kisses,
    Ann www.pinacoolada.blogspot.com

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  41. Return it?! Oh not, darling. I think you made the best choice to keep it. It is stunning!

    Fantastic look!

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  42. love your cozy grey cardi!

    <3 steffy
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  43. gorgeous hun u look great...now following u:)

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  44. love the jacket!!! soo insane <3

    xo, Chesley
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  45. Lovely skirt!!and cool photos! I love your outfit.

    kisses

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  46. nice blog, really like it!! xoxo

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  47. great cardi! why they don't have it at my h&m?

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  48. this outfit is just amazing! And the photos are fab!

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  49. i love this look those shoes are hot fire too.

    xo
    Monroe

    Fashion Steele NYC

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  50. Nice cardi and pleated skirt- love the metallic accent.

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  51. This cardigan is so gorgeous. I didn't see it here in H&M. I would definitely buy it if I did :)

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  52. i've had my eye on the gold version of this for a while now and i might just have to go back and get it... you look gorgeous! perfect holiday look xo

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  53. Looking fabulous! I love a great cardigan and that one is perfect on you. Love the skirt too! x www.casualglamorous.com

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  54. You look wonderful! Love your whole ensemble!
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  55. Great outfit! The cardigan look gorgeous with black. Love the booties.

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  56. I love this look! And I am so glad you got this sweater! I remember seeing it in gold as well, the necklace still looks like it is in perfect condition :)

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  57. I love everything about this outfit. <3


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    Shanice,
    www.shanicexoxo.info

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  58. Okay so I am now a follower! I love your blog really great style!!
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  59. love the metallic cardigan! it's gorgeous. it's perfect for the holidays but glams up any outfit and looks super cozy!!!

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  60. I swear your pictures always tell a story absolutely love them!

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  61. This outfit is perfection. Only if I can find a H&M with that cardigan smh

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  62. Love the double neck wear! The high shimmer cardi and all leather looks great together.
    Daphne.
    http://fashiondivamommy.blogspot.com

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  63. that cardigan is gorgeous! good that you didn't return it. :)

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  64. You look swell. And the cardigan is to die for. <3

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  65. I love this outfit! So festive and right on point :)

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  66. cool outfit
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    xxx

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  67. I checked your blog and I like it sooo much!
    Visit my blogand if it like u we can follow each other!

    kiss
    www.thecurlylady.blogspot.com

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  68. OMG your outfit is gorgeous! I love the silver cardigan it's so beautiful!

    XoXo
    Plami

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  69. thanks for your lovely comment on my last post but the most important thing is :THANK TO BE MY NEW FOLLOWER! I follow u too!
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  70. I am just now following you on blog loving darling :) make sure to follow me back! thanks for your sweet comment! :)
    xoxo-Monica
    www.euphoricfashiontrends.blogspot.com

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  71. Love the outfit! What a great combination, mixing a metallic and the leather looking skirt... great mix of textures and it all looks so classy :)
    SunshineCitizen

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  72. Your style is very pretty! I adore this silver cardigan, and I LOVE the skirt you're wearing in this post too! You look super chic!
    Good luck!

    skinnymoonstick.blogspot.com

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  73. I adore your style, that cardigan is simply great on you! There's a new post up on my blog with details on my first giveaway, so feel free to stop by!
    xoxo, Veena

    http://seven-inch-stilettos.blogspot.com

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  74. How chic are you? Loving everything about this outfit, from HEAD to TOE! xoxo TY

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  75. Fabulous outfit! Love your cardigan. You look gorgeous. Your blog is awesome.

    I'm following you, dear. I'd be flattered if you could follow me too :)

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  76. i like it! i would have to see the gold as well so i may look that up soon. But it was worth the rude moves to get it.

    XX
    Vi from Cali

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  77. Awww you look so beautiful! I am in love with your glittery cardigan <3

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  78. Such a lovely blog! love it!))
    Follow you now)) Maybe we can follow each other with Google Connect and Bloglovin'?

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  79. I tried one more time!! check it!!!
    kiss

    Merry Christmas Honey!!!
    www.thecurlylady.blogspot.com

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  80. Merry Xmas Amy!!!!! Can't wait to see what santa will bring you!!!

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  81. What a great metallic look...FIERCE!!

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  82. Dangit.. There you go again.. Killing it'
    That sweater is a keeper. The necklace is rocking. The whole outfit is the business!!
    Dee
    http://cheapandfabulousmom.wordpress.com/

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  83. Those are wonderful shoes! Love your blog!

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