Mary Poppins // OOTD

Hey everybody! I hope you're doing well! I've been pretty busy lately. It seems like everything keeps piling up no matter what the circumstance. I needed to decompress, so I spent the the day relaxing 100%. I really needed it. I watched some X-Files & The Brady Bunch. I always get a kick out of seeing what kind of styles were fashionable at the time. It's good for some inspiration!
mary poppins ootd
Shirt: from the boyfriend's closet // Pants: HUE via Nordstrom // Necklace: Made in Earth* // Earrings: H&M // Shoes: K Shoes // Purse: Thrifted
I've been monitoring my food intake & eating clean so I was very pleased to see that I had lost 3 pounds over the course of the last 2 to 3 weeks. Prior to weighing myself, I genuinely felt fitter. Sometimes the scale can lie, so it's always important to use other measures to gauge weight loss. I felt better & that's all I needed. The scale basically verified the fact that I did indeed shed a couple pounds. Woohoo!

mary poppins ootd

mary poppins ootd

A few weeks ago I was invited to the opening of a new jewelry gallery in Del Mar called Made in Earth*; I received this necklace as a token of appreciation. It includes pieces of black tourmaline trapped within quartz. It goes with anything since the quartz is sheer. It kind of camouflages itself to match any look.

mary poppins ootd

mary poppins ootd

mary poppins ootd

I borrowed my boyfriend's shirt for this look. I asked him where it was from, but he couldn't recall. Fun fact: I found this purse in the dumpster! Well, by the dumpster. Someone had a whole box of stuff they were throwing out & I nabbed it. The bag reminds me of a carpet or couch or Mary Poppins' magical bag. What do you think? How's your life? Have you ever dumpster dived or found a cool item? :] 



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* Disclaimer: The necklace was received complimentary from Made in Earth in exchange for an honest review. All opinions in this review are 100% mine aka Carmen's. :]

53 comments

  1. Love the earrings, such a statement design!

    Prudence
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  2. What a cute bag it is - my eyes went straight for it!
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  3. cool

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  4. Love the carpet bag! I have a similar one I thrifted too. I think mine originally came from target. Id don't remember. It had a tag on it, so it was kind of a cheat thrift, but I bought it at goodwill. So that counts, right?

    Sarah
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    1. Thrifted carpet bags are the best! :]

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  5. Yay to eating clean and feeling fitter! I've been on a clean regime for about a month now, and I'm ecstatic because I've lost a few KGs, too (measured largely by the looseness of my clothes and verified by the scale). Anyway, what a find, that bag! It's gorgeous and I can't believe someone was actually letting it go; so good that you found it! It's also adorable that you borrowed your boyfriend's shirt for this look!

    May | THE MAYDEN

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    1. It's nice to eat well & truly feel the effect it has on your body. Yes, I often borrow from the boyfriend since his style is different than mine...obviously. :]

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  6. Those are really great earrings! I haven't ever dumpster dived but my guy brought a chair home recently that was by the dumpster and I've contemplated doing the same before. One man's trash is another's treasure!

    -M
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    1. Sometimes you don't even have to dive. People leave out items so they're not gross or anything. :]

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  7. love the casual relax feel! everyone need some time for r&r! glad you had a day to get some
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    1. A little R&R is good for the mind, body, & soul. :]

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  8. Love the earrings so fun!!! The necklace is beautiful! Great post.

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  9. Your earrings are so fricken cute! Love them

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  10. It’s the night before my holiday and I should really really be sleeping but I can’t stop reading your blog haha! Loved this post.

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  11. Don't you love those relaxing days? And I love the Brady bunch! The bag totally reminds me of an awesome vintage couch. I love it!

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    1. The Brady Bunch just has such a cute feel to it. :]

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  12. cool bag! the fact that you found it by a dumpster makes it a fantastic conversation piece

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  13. Thank you for the comment on my blog, I totally agree the package is so simple and chic! I really like this outfit, I am such a sucker for raglan tops and I have one exactly the same as yours (which used to belong to my boyfriend) Also congratulations on losing 3 pounds that's amazing!
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    1. So where did he get the shirt?? My boyfriend had no idea. :]

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  14. Great OOTD, and I especially ove those trousers and ankle boot combo!

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  15. I love the bag, it has such a vintage vibe to it. I really like how you have styled this outfit, perfect for an everyday look.

    Beth x
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    1. Thanks Beth. I have no idea how old the bag it, but it's cool isn't it? :]

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  16. gorgeous outfit, I love those style of tops.
    xxx
    Lyndsey
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  17. Amazing post dear!

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  18. Whoa, who would have thought that you found that bag at the dumpster?
    I love the outfit, especially how good the pants look together with the booties!

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    1. I guess you can find a lot by the dumpster if you look hard enough. :]

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  19. I love this kind of purse, so nice that you found it! The earrings are amazing and the necklace too, plus, nice that you could get the top from your boyfriend, it looks nice! You look beautiful and congratulations for losing some pounds, it's always nice to feel fit!
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    1. Thanks Denise. I'm glad he lent me the top too; gives me something alternative to wear. :]

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  20. nice casual look dear! LOOOVE the earrings soo much! :)

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  21. Super cute casual look! Love that necklace and that shirt

    Xxx
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  22. Cute earrings ❤️
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  23. I loved the bag and the necklace is amazing! :)

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  24. Those earrings are amazing!

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  25. I love the simplicity of this outfit, it makes your beautiful jewelry stand out more! I especially love the necklace. Also, you look good and confident, well done regarding your eating habits; I could use some tweaking myself, I tend to get sloppy every now and then!

    I've never dumpster dived, but my husband has. He was very keen on rescuing a few parachute harnesses/containers (to turn them into backpacks). But he got very ill after that, I think he had this pretty high fever for several days due to whatever was living in that dumpster!

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    1. Thank you so much. I like the basic clothes with a pop from accessories. Yuck, that sounds terrible. I've never actually jumped into the dumpster, so that's good to know! :]

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  26. Cute! And yay, the Brady Bunch! I'm a nerd with a soft spot for that show in my heart haha! XO
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  27. What a great set of cool pictures! Love the outfit! :)

    And I love those ankle boots.. you don't see that very often in the summer! :)

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  28. Great photos dear!

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  29. Such a cool look I love the necklace and it really works well with the grey of the shirt!

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  30. Pretyy outfit! Love your accesories!
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  31. Really love your hairstyle and the earrings, such a great statement!! xx

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