#LookingLucky Roundup!

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Well, folks, what did we learn this month during the Looking Lucky challenge? We learned that blindly following trends and looking like you walked out of a Forever 21 ad every day is not cool. But we learned that working current trends into your existing wardrobe is a good way to keep things interesting and challenge yourself to dress outside your usual style box (assuming a “style box” is a thing you are normally in).

In case you missed any of them, here are all 10 of my looks (links to original posts are below the photos):

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Lace // Pastel

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Floral // Fringe

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Cropped // Tribal print

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Local love // Metallic

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Neon // Geometrics

A thousand thanks to those of you who played along on Instagram and on your blogs, or maybe just in your own head. Hope you had fun! I have certainly not forgotten my promise – one lucky blogger who completed the challenge is going to win a $75 gift card to Lucky B Boutique! I’m so excited I can hardly stand it. Now, I’ve already seen some of your entries throughout April, but let’s not count on my memory. If you blogged all 10 trends, please send me an email at sarahsreallife@gmail.com with links to each post (or just 1 post, if you did a roundup like this one). That will be your official entry! Once I get your email, I’ll also add your blog link to the list below.

Here are the official blogger giveaway entries so far (list still in progress). Give these ladies a visit and check back later for more!

#LookingLucky 4: Pastel

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This pastel-tastic look was actually the first outfit I put together for Looking Lucky, but thanks to a busy day (work, dinner, theater) followed by a lot of rain, it took awhile to get out and take photos of it. Worth the wait I think…I love this outfit!

I’m really digging these shoes. It’s funny though…in February I bought “nude” pumps but I think these pumps are actually closer to my actual skin tone. Next time I fill out a form that asks for my race, I’ll check “other” and write in “dusty rose.”

Sweater (on sale) // similar Skirt // similar Necklace (on sale) // similar Shoes (sorry, in the time it took me to get this post up, the shoes sold out!) // similar Sunglasses (on sale) // Lips “Corail in Touch”

#LookingLucky 1: Lace

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I was throwing together a rainy day look yesterday and I decided to turn to my list of Looking Lucky trends for inspiration. (AHEM. HINT HINT. Do the Looking Lucky style challenge with me so you can get help thinking of what to wear, too.) I decided to go with lace just because I usually think of lace for “fancy” occasions, not rainy days. And that’s what makes style fun, right? Thinking of new and slightly unexpected ways to wear things. That’s my philosophy, anyway. Feel free to disagree with me (but keep it to yourself…this is MY blog, dammit).

If you’ve started the Looking Lucky challenge, let me know so I can check out your post!

Jacket // Boots (slightly different color) // similar Shirt // similar Bag // similar Scarf* // similar Ring // similar Jeans (under $20) // Lips “Romantic”

*Scarf purchased with gift card provided courtesy of H&M.