Black Friday Haul 2018!

Hello loves! For all my American readers, I hope you all had a beautiful Thanksgiving filled with lots of good food and family! I of course always look forward to sweet potatoes topped with roasted marshmallows, green bean casserole and of course some good ol’ turkey. Sometimes though, the real fun comes on Black Friday, when prices are low and the crowds are way too condensed. I’ll be honest I’m not one of those that gets up at 4 or 5am to jump in line at my favorite store. I actually prefer to go in after the fact or shop online. I stopped by a couple places today and found a few great things for the coming winter season (not that we actually get a cold winter here in California but I like to pretend, LOL). So for today’s post, I want to do a haul of things I got while Black Friday shopping and hopefully it’ll inspire you to embrace this new season wherever you are!

Autumnal Tones & Frayed Sleeves

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Starting off strong with one of my favorite pieces from Black Friday! During fall, I always am drawn to burgundy or gray tones. I love the mix of colors in this sweater, especially because I know I’ll wear them years from now. This sweater is also very cropped, which is fitting for the SoCal weather. You can enjoy a knit sweater but not worry about getting too overheated when the sun ultimately pops out. The neckline and sleeves are also very frayed, giving it a distressed and grungey look. This would be the perfect piece to wear on Christmas day or simply to snuggle up with your special person to watch a movie. I paired it with my knit beanie from Topshop that I purchased a few years back. This sweater had a 20% discount for Black Friday, which I think is a steal considering the brand is usually a bit pricey.

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Normally when winter hits, I will head up to the mountains for a day and spend some time in the snow. I’d love to wear this outfit with big jacket thrown over it and maybe even a scarf depending on how chilly it is. I honestly don’t know how to dress for the snow so this is the closest I can get, LOL. But hey, sometimes being cold is the price to pay for fashion, right??

I Put a Spell on You

Image.jpgThis has to be another one of my favorite pieces from the haul. This long black cardigan really did put a spell on me. There’s something so beautiful and feminine about a fitted cardigan that reached all the way to the floor. Paired with my favorite gray hat, I feel super witchy in this outfit. I guess you could say I’m bringing back some Halloween vibes into Christmas! Especially when paired with boots, this cardigan really makes a statement. On the topic of boots, how amazing is this gray snakeskin pair from Steve Madden?! While I didn’t purchase these on Black Friday, I thought I’d give them a little shoutout because I wear them every chance I get.

Of course, I paired this cardigan with some black distressed denim because if you know me, I’ll always go for an all black look. For whatever reason, I feel very confident in all black and it’s slimming to every figure.

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Underneath the cardigan I have a top I got 10% off on Black Friday. I love a good button down, and this white one that ties in the front is so versatile. It’s a piece that can be layered during winter but also worn on it’s own during the spring or summer. It’s super comfortable and I love buying simple basics like this.

Cozy by a Stormy Sea

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I’ve been seeing these oversized teddy bear material sweaters all over the place lately! Most of them come in a jacket form but I found this one as a pullover. They actually didn’t have this sweater in my size, so I opted for a larger size. But honestly I really love being wrapped up in a cozy material, so I don’t mind at all. It has a very large hood, great for spending time down by the ocean on a windy day. This sweater really reminds me of sitting on the sand next to the pier, watching a stormy sea. There’s nothing more beautiful. This is another great piece if you’re going up to the snow since the material is so warm and can be layered!

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More Stripes, Are You Surprised?

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While I was shopping, I did a few polls on my Instagram story. I asked you guys if I should buy a certain item or leave it on the rack. I was surprised to see a lot of people thought I should leave this piece at the store. Regardless, I really loved the look of this sweater with the tie in the front and the material is extremely comfortable so I ended up buying it anyway! I love having sweaters like this to lounge around in at home, but I think this could be styled really nicely as well. I love the color and the overall laid back vibe, so I’m really happy with this purchase! It’ll be perfect for a casual work day in the office too! Let me know what you think of this piece in particular down in the comments.

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I really hope you guys enjoyed this Black Friday haul. I know it’s been a while since I’ve done a fashion post, and I missed it so much! Like I mentioned in my previous post, life has continued to be a bit hectic but I’ve been focusing a lot on my health and going to the gym almost everyday. I’m slowly starting to transform my body, which has made my little break from blogging totally worth it. I hope one day I can make a transformation/how I got healthy post! Anyways, did you do any Black Friday shopping this year and what are your favorite stores? I’d love to know! Talk to you all soon! xx

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23 Comments

  1. November 23, 2018 / 8:17 pm

    The last two sweaters and of course that first knit are beautiful!! What steals, definitely a couple of Black Friday wins there! x

    • November 23, 2018 / 9:05 pm

      thanks so much!! i love the first one too

  2. November 23, 2018 / 8:26 pm

    Sweaters are the best. All of them look wonderful. Happy thanksgiving!

    • November 23, 2018 / 9:05 pm

      thanks so much! they really are😍

  3. November 24, 2018 / 12:19 am

    I love a good comfy sweater as well! I think my favourite item from your haul would be the grey/burgundy sweater.

    I can’t be bothered going into stores for Black Friday, especially when a lot of stores extends the sales for a week. I do love shopping online and Cyber Mondays.

    • November 24, 2018 / 10:31 pm

      yesss girl! think that sweater is my fave as well. honestly i’ve never waited in line at 4am just because the sale items aren’t normally that good. everything I got was only 10% off but still a steal in my mind lol

  4. November 24, 2018 / 2:20 am

    I love the striped top and now that I see the frayed jumper again I like it πŸ™‚

    • November 24, 2018 / 10:30 pm

      thanks so much!!

  5. November 24, 2018 / 7:56 am

    I love this post so much! I love the names of the outfits and the photographs – they are so beautifully taken and edited. What was your favourite piece from the haul? I think mine was the first sweater. xx

    • November 24, 2018 / 10:30 pm

      aw thank you so so much for your sweet comment! I like making fun little names for these pieces lol. tbh I really love the first sweater as well and the long black cardigan. it really makes me feel like a put together lady lol!

  6. November 24, 2018 / 11:07 pm

    Major heart eyes for the sweaters! 😍😍😍

    • November 25, 2018 / 8:43 am

      thank you!!

  7. November 25, 2018 / 8:15 am

    So many cute clothes in this post!
    I don’t go crazy on black friday or any time actually, but I love shopping so much! This year thou, H&M is killing the ‘sweater game’ – so cozy and soft and they fit realy nice. xx

    • November 25, 2018 / 8:43 am

      i didn’t know h&m had some good sweaters this year! i’ll have to check them out!

  8. November 25, 2018 / 2:04 pm

    Your outfits are so cute! Happy thanksgiving xx

    • November 25, 2018 / 5:10 pm

      thanks so much! hope you had a lovely holiday!

  9. November 26, 2018 / 4:09 pm

    Sweaters! 😻 all these outfits are lovely

    • November 27, 2018 / 10:36 pm

      thanks so much love!

  10. November 29, 2018 / 8:24 am

    Love the pictures! And the first sweater is beautiful! 😍 I love the colours, it’s perfect for autumn/winter!

    • November 29, 2018 / 8:13 pm

      thanks so much! it’s been my fave lately too! thanks for stopping by love!

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