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top: h&m // pants: h&m // necklace: mark by avon (old) // sunglasses: ray-ban // watch: timex // bracelet: tiffany & co // sandals: zara 

I am a firm believer in love at first sight and that was exactly the case when it came to this top. 
As some of you may know, I live in a VERY tiny town where the closest mall is 2 hours away. YES, it is hard but thankfully in the new year I will be living in Calgary. Anyways, when I was doing my usual window shopping online I saw this top on H&M's site and knew I had to have it. 
H&M doesn't have online shopping (hopefully it will soon) so I asked my younger sister to look out for this top in Toronto and she found it and got it for me! 
I patiently waited for a month or so and when my family finally came to visit I got it! 
I absolutely love it despite the somewhat expensive price tag for H&M standards  but in conclusion it was well worth the wait. 
I sound crazy don't I? seriously, confessions of a shopaholic. 

Have a great Monday everyone!

p.s I've added a little app below that will help some of you recreate my look with the exact or similar item. Hopefully this helps you guys out! 




12 comments

  1. This is a great blouse, love the colours in it!! Works perfectly with that necklace.
    That's awesome that your sister found it for you and brought it out, what a great sibling!
    xJennaD

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  2. Wow, definitely a gorgeous top worth the wait! I don't remember seeing it at my local H&M, but then again, we never get the "good" stuff! Great look!

    Bold Subtlety

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  3. I love this outfit Melanie! That top! That necklace! Those shoes! Gorgeous : )

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  4. nice look.love the shoes;)

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  5. This is such a cute look for work!! But I can also see myself wearing it out on a weekend too, what a great buy. And I can't believe you live so far from a mall... I feel like I've been taking the one nearest to my house for granted haha!

    -Sarah
    The Weekend Diary

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  6. You don't sound crazy at all. That top is gorgeous and was worth the wait! (I also love those sandals which probably isn't surprising considering I think all I'm wearing is zara these days ;))

    Melissa
    http://miss-melissa.com

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  7. You look gorgeous! Love love love that top and those fabulous shoes :)

    Annie
    The Other Side of Gray

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  8. LOVE this look - Mad Dramz

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  9. I loooove this outfit, and the photos are amaaaaazing! Werk!

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  11. Love this look! The ripped boyfriend jeans are perfect with your peplum top. The sneakers are just too cute.

    xoxo
    Erin

    Simply Just Lovely

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