Last Days of Summer

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Shirt: Von Maur Hat: Wet Seal Shorts: Forever21 Shoes: Steve Madden Bag: Aldo

I can’t believe it is Fall already! While most folks are embracing the steady drop in temperatures, I am dreading it. Don’t get me wrong, I love pumpkin spice lattes as much as the next girl, but a little nip in the air will send me running to a space heater!

Regardless, I stepped out in this outfit the other night knowing I would have to brave the elements once the sun set. Unfortunately for chilly chicks like me, it may be time to retire the shorts until the spring. Or at least pair them with some tights and closed-toed shoes.

I celebrated the last day of summer by watching my Auburn Tigers lose to the LSU Tigers, but Alex Bowman kick butt and take home a top-five finish in the Nationwide race! Needing libations to numb the sting of defeat, I picked up some Shock Top Honeycrisp Apple Wheat Ale. Delicious and highly recommended! I guess Fall isn’t all that bad 😉

My first day of fall was spent checking out the Global Rallycross event at Charlotte Motor Speedway with Kevin. While the downtime throughout the event leaves something to be desired, it is much improved over the event at the main track last year. Below are a few IGs from the weekend!

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How did you spend your last days of summer?

xoxoCortney

 

3.1 Phillip Lim for Target

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So I hopped on the crazy train and braved Target today to score some highly anticipated and amazingly priced 3.1 Phillip Lim handbags. I don’t know about you, but I can’t justify purchasing a $900 bag, no matter how bad I want it. So when I found out that his bags were on sale for between $35 and $55, there was no stopping me.

I (naively) figured since I lived in North Carolina, I would be immune to the crowds of L.A. and New York. As it turned out, much of the merchandise had been wiped clean from the shelves by noon with the Kannapolis Target reporting lines forming before the store opened… in Kannapolis, really?! All online merchandise had been sold out since 4AM.

Perhaps because of the high male to female ratio, leave it to the Mooresville Target to have the two bags I wanted: the mini and the medium (see above).

I consider myself lucky after reading this article. Folks reported feeling like “career tributes in the Hunger Games” fighting off shoppers for the bags! For a good laugh, watch the video of the Hollywood Target. I’m surprised no one got hurt.

Below are all of the bags from the collection and you can view the whole collection here.

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xoxoCortney

We Rode In Trucks

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Dress: Forever 21 (Similar Here) Jacket: American Eagle Shoes: Nine West (Similar Here) Bag: H&M Watch: Michael Kors Bracelets: Stella and Dot, Tiffany’s, Forever 21

After weeks of anxiety and indecision, I am proud to say I have purchased my first vehicle! Moreover, I am just elated that the whole car buying experience is behind me. It was miserable. Truth be told, I am one of those people who makes it a lot harder than it has to be. But after countless trips to countless dealerships, I was finally able to get exactly what I wanted: a 2013 Toyota Tacoma. Folks who know me well know that my first vehicle was a 1989 Chevy Silverado lovingly named Ron Burgandy, so it wasn’t a stretch for me to return to my roots. Just wanted to post a few pictures of it because I have never been so in love with a vehicle before!

On the fashion tip, I just scored these tan booties from Marshall’s. We’re venturing into that weird time of the season where it’s not quite appropriate to wear sandals anymore, but you’re not ready to retire your summer dresses just yet. Throw on a pair of tan booties and a denim jacket and problem solved!

xoxoCortney