Scalloped Skirt + a Few (more) Favorites

Another one of those posts where almost every piece I am wearing has a little story to go along with it.. Let’s start with the skirt, shall we?

I had the amazing opportunity to brunch with the girls from Annie Griffin Collection and Jen from Sail to Sable at Jen’s fabulous Upper East Side apartment a few weeks ago. (See a few Instagram snaps here, here, & here.) Jen has *hands down* the cutest and most fabulously decorated apartment that I’ve seen in New York. I wanted to move in, and still do! After a delicious brunch, the ladies gave us a fun monogramed gift bag with a few goodies to take home. Inside was this gorgeous purple scalloped skirt that I just can’t get enough of! If you aren’t yet familiar with Annie Griffin Collections, check out her site. You can get 20% off of your purchase with code blog20! I had the pleasure of meeting Annie, herself, and she is the sweetest!

Next up, this Bauble Bar necklace. I am kind of in love! I really like the light blue and brown stones, I think they are so unexpected and unique. Plus, the color combination surprisingly goes with almost everything… Even a purple skirt, for example! 😉

Okay, how freaking adorable is this Michael Kors bag?! I’ve always had quite the penchant for anything mini. Mini Coopers, mini appetizers, heck, I even went through a phase in college where I wanted a mini piglet. As a pet. #blameitonthebooze 😉

Anyway, I just couldn’t say no when I spotted this mini MK bag. I actually had the full-size version of this bag in college, but I just can’t get over this teeny tiny size. I was staying in Providence, RI for work a few weeks ago and had some time to kill so I popped into the mall downtown. I had been eyeing this bag online, but had no idea how small it really was. Once I saw it in person at the Michael Kors store, I was sold. Too cute for words! Now, the practicality is a whole different ballgame. I can fit my phone, keys, and that’s about it. Maybe my ID and debit card, too. Oh well, everything has a purpose and this bag’s purpose is to just be a little cutie. 🙂

Madewell Shirt | Annie Griffin Collections Scalloped Skirt c/o (use code blog20 to get 20% off your order!) | Madwell Gold Glitter Heels | Bauble Bar Necklace c/o | Michael Kors Bag | Michael Kors Watch | C.Wonder Bracelet (Thank you, Hallie! xx) | Derng Bracelet c/o

Photos: Lydia Hudgens

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  1. 10.9.13
    Vivienne said:

    Wow … what a beautiful outfit!
    I am absolutely in love with those sparkly High Heels 🙂
    Best wishes from Germany,

  2. 10.9.13

    So so adorable! This looks so perfect to wear every single day, and I lovee the touch of the sparkles on your shoes.


  3. 10.9.13
    Julia said:

    You look amazing! I really like your skirt and your SHOES! Oh my how gorgeous are they?!
    I can’t wait to get to NYC in less then 1,5 months 🙂

    xo, Julia (daysfullofglitter)

  4. 10.9.13
    Kimberly said:

    LOVE the necklace and that tiny bag is just too cute!

  5. 10.9.13
    Vicki said:

    I love tiny bags too! Who needs to carry more than their phone and keys? 🙂

  6. 10.9.13
    Rachelle said:

    this bag is super cute and love that skirt.


  7. 10.9.13
    Holly L said:

    Love the mini-bag! I’ve been looking at a few but didn’t know michael kors had an option until now!

  8. 10.9.13

    One of my favorite looks of yours! I love that skirt and I love how you styled it with those gorgeous heels and that amazing necklace!

    The Style Storm
    xo, Christina

  9. 10.9.13
    Heidi said:

    That purple skirt is gorgeous! Purple is my favorite color and I have to actively keep myself from buying too much of it because I own more than any normal person should own.

  10. 10.9.13
    Stacey said:

    That bag is such a cutie!! Love the purple skirt too, anything scalloped always gets me!

    Five Minute Style 

  11. 10.9.13

    I adore the glitter heels! That is too fun. I hope you don’t mind me linking over to you today in my Express Style Inspirations. Your “Tips & Tricks” outfit from the store opening was perfection!

    On the Daily Express

  12. 10.9.13
    Alissa said:

    Um…what an amazing skirt! I love the piping and scallops on it!

  13. 10.9.13
    Lauren said:

    I am completely smitten with this skirt. The color is so gorgeous and I adore the scalloped hemline. And as for everything in mini, I’m totally there with you!

  14. 10.9.13
    Tori said:

    Wow! I am def going to check out her site! You look super chic and I could totally wear this for a day at the office! Thanks for sharing!


  15. 10.9.13

    VERY cute! So much your style. Perfect.

  16. 10.9.13

    what a cute little skirt! + loving the sparkly heels! x

    & Pretty Things

  17. 10.9.13
    Agi said:

    Very pretty outfit Jessica. The skirt is beautiful and i love the necklace.I would never be able to use that small of a bag. IT’s gorgeous and I love MK but would so not be practical for me. The older I get the bigger my bags get.


  18. 10.9.13
    Jacy said:

    You look so gorgeous and I love this fabulous outfit too! There are so many amazing pieces I can’t even pick one!


  19. 10.9.13

    The trim on the skirt makes all the difference! You can really see the scallop detail, I would have never thought something so simple could be transformed so much with a little outline 🙂 The color is perfect, great post! I am chatting scallops tomorrow, with a big thanks to you from an instagram comment a few weeks ago…stay tuned!


  20. 10.9.13
    Ellen said:

    I am so obsessed with that skirt….

  21. 10.9.13
    Katie said:

    Love this! I have a mini Kate Spade bag that’s the same! It’s seriously so tiny but was too adorable to pass up! And can we talk about that skirt?! So cute and so perfectly you! Loving this outfit!


  22. 10.9.13

    So cute and love the color.

  23. 10.9.13
    Rose said:

    That bag is SO TINY!!! I’m also really digging purple on you-you should wear it more often 🙂

  24. 10.9.13
    Meagan said:

    Love that skirt! Looks great on you!

  25. 10.9.13

    Adorable outfit! I love the skirt with the button-down, and those glittery shoes are so fun.

  26. 10.9.13
    Zoe said:

    Looooove your skirt
    xoxo Zoe

  27. 10.9.13
    Rebecca said:

    I love this while outfit! The skirt is beautiful and the necklace is a dream!

  28. 10.9.13
    Lucy said:

    I love that everything you have has a story. It’s really neat. You look so well put together. I think the bag is just the sweetest things I have ever seen!

  29. 10.9.13
    Sarah said:

    This skirt is beautiful! I love the color and the shape is gorgeous.

    The Purse Snatcher

  30. 10.9.13
    Katie said:

    That scalloped skirt is so cute. And I love how you paired it with a white button down shirt. I struggle with the basic white button down, and that is a really cute way to pair it.

  31. 10.9.13
    Majda said:

    This outfit is precious, and so is the matching story! I, too, am a sucker for anything mini (I’m mini myself) except for dessert! Three scoops of ice cream, please!


  32. 10.9.13
    Style ME said:

    In love with the skirt and color!

  33. 10.9.13
    KC said:

    Cute! I love the pop of purple. You never see enough bold color. I like it.


  34. 10.9.13


    SO pretty! I love it. And I love Annie Griffin. 😉

    I have the big version of the MK bag, and it goes with me to school every day. 😉 Adorable outfit!



  35. 10.9.13
    Christine said:

    This is so unbelievably cute!!

  36. 10.10.13

    This outfit looks so modern day royal to me! The necklace, the deep purple skirt, sparkly shoes, so adorable and elegant!

    Cee. ♥
    Code Overdressed

  37. 10.10.13
    Brittany said:

    Love the little MK bag! I have the iPhone clutch version, with the same gold detail.

  38. 10.12.13

    This skirt is adorable! Such a fun piece.