Friday, June 8, 2012

Why I Love Blogging - Reason #157

Shirt:Limited | Shorts: J.Crew Outlet | Shoes: Forever 21 | Necklace: Colorblock Shop on Etsy | Belt:Target

I love blogging and reading stalking other blogs for hundreds of reasons, but for times sake, let's just focus on reason #157 today. 

Being part of this crazy community has empowered me to shop off others.  It's like one ginormous, real-life, fashion catalog documenting a smorgasbord of styles, stores, ideas and looks without having to leave the comfort of my little, roller chair.  I would like to re-emphsize "REAL-LIFE" fashion...not a stick thin, 5'10" unobtainable, model posing in a dress.

Back to the moral of the story. I must be honest here, I did not come across this top from reading an actual blog, but I did discover it through a blogger's Instagram post.  Tara from Mix and Match Fashion shared this cotton, bird filled, beauty on IG last week and I knew I had to have it. I confessed to you on Wednesday that I was becoming a tad bit consumed with the bird print. Well, I now you know that I don't tell stories and I am pretty good at backing up my words. What can I say, there is something about little birdies soaring across my body that gets me a giddy.

Tara, thank you for sharing on Instagram and causing my bank account to become a few dollars shorter than the previous balance. I told you in my comment that I needed it now!!  Again, I don't tell stories...only the truth!

There you go, Reason #157 of why being a blogger stalker has it's perks!

Have you shopped off another blogger lately?  If so, what treasure did you discover?

Cheers to "Shogging". Get it?  Shopping + Blogging = Shogging! Okay, maybe not the most clever!


Today I am linking up with Allison at Two Thirty-Five Designs and Long Distance Loving. Go check them out and other fab bloggers!

P.S. If you haven't already seen this link-up that is coming next Thursday, please consider joining the party.  I am super pumped about and think it is going to be so much fun.  These girls are GENIUS!  I haven't seen another link party like this! CHECK IT OUT!

48 comments:

Danavee said...

Love your outfit! Off to check out some of your links now!

Christy {SparklesandSpinach} said...

Love that outfit!!! So cute!!! I know what you mean about shopping from other bloggers. It makes me so obsessed with everything! lol. Have a great weekend!

Blue Dog Belle said...

LOVE that necklace! so cute lady! Have a wonderful weekend!

Anonymous said...

Cute outfit! LoVE LoVE the pink shorts! Can't wait to wear normal clothes again.

Becky M.

Amy Shaughnessy said...

You look SO cute! I see why you had to have that blouse. It is adorable. I love getting inspiration from other bloggers. I think they are a much better source than my magazines!

Amy

fashionandbeautyfinds.blogspot.com

Meghan @ More from Meg said...

I have got to get a pair of those shorts ASAP!!! You look adorbs in hot pink! :)

Kate @ Green Fashionista said...

Reading/stalking definitely has it's perks! LOVING the pops of color in your outfit :)

Jamie said...

I shop off other bloggers ALL the time!! It also makes me sad when I see a cute (something) and there's no mention of where it came from in the blog post. Because I keep a running list of items I would like to purchase and where I can get them - and most come from other bloggers! :)

The Blue Hour

Always Maylee said...

I love the bird print top. I've become obsessed with all sorts of animal prints... birds, elephants, anything. Love those neon pink shorts!

xo, Yi-chia
Always Maylee

Head to Toe Chic said...

You look adorbs!! Love all the neon and the bird print! Have a great weekend!

Xo,
Angela

Berty Morales said...

I love yout outfit! Great colors and you look amazing! (: xoxox

Morgan Stone said...

You're totally rocking the bird print, girl! I love it paired with the neon colors too! Thank you for introducing me to "shogging". I can guarantee you I'll be working it into my vocabulary. Have a great weekend!

xoxo, me

BronsonBloopers said...

Cute pop of color against the pink shorts! You always look so pretty!

http://bronsonbloopers.blogspot.com

Hannah said...

I'm loooooving the neon necklace. And shorts too! You are so right about "shogging" I feel I have become significantly more fashionable thanks to blogs. xo

Champagne Lifestyle on a Beer Budget

Laura Burtis said...

LOVE the "Shogging"! HAHA!! Seriously, what a fabulous outfit! I totally want to shop those shorts off you! LOVE the neon!! I'm going outlet shopping in a couple of weeks and pray they have those beauties! LOVE the bird top too, totally going to go to their site and check it out! And thanks for the link to that link-up! That looks like so much fun! I'm definitely going to have to do it too!!

jes @ twosmuppies said...

I love this "shogging". Mainly because I love my BOS.

Ashley K said...

There are worse things to be obsessed with birds aren't so bad :) The top is really nice it suits you! I haven't shopped of any bloggers lately but you ladies do always have great outfits so I think I should.

rubysnpurls said...

Love the neon and the bird shirt is too cute!

Katie said...

another bird shirt??? Can I borrow it?? : ) I seriously need something with birds on it! Love the colors of this outfit too! have a great weekend shanna!!

Simone Howell said...

And here I thought shogging was shopping + shagging!
Love your outfit, love the shirt. Have a fab weekend!
xo

Katie @ My Darling Days said...

I'm loving your birdie obsession :) And how freakin fun are those shorts?! Love.

Ashley said...

One day I will be as tan as you!!! (ok probably not)

That's the beauty of this blog world. Inspiring and being inspired!!

You definitely inspire me with your gorgeous looks all the time. In love with those pink shorts!

Ashley Aspinwall said...

oh my gosh love your necklace! will have to check out colorblock shop on etsy!

xo SideSmile,
Ashley

ps. Don't forget to enter my Lily and Laura Bracelet Giveaway

Angela Marie said...

So gorgeous! I love the pops of neon.
:)

Angela @ The Lovely Cup

Lindsay said...

I hate birds in real life, but am in love with anything with birds on it.

Again, could you stop being so darn adorable?!

The Pink Growl said...

that outfit is too cute! I love the neon!!!

The Pink Growl said...

that outfit is too cute! I love the neon!!!

Heather said...

That is an awesome shirt!!! Too fun - and I love the neon accents :)

XO
www.pearlsandpaws.blogspot.com

Carly said...

Been a while since I have popped by..and I think last time I did you were rocking that incredible necklace! LOVE it...the dynamic color w the crystals..just so fabulous!
The entire look is adorable as are you lady!!!
C

TaraMixandMatch said...

Thanks for the shout out! It looks great on you!

Caitlin C. said...

Hahah I love it! "Shogging" is so much fun :) I love how you have pops of neon in this outfit - and I have those same shorts!!

Girls Love Fried Pickles said...

This outfit is purty pretty, but you can't wear those shorts when I bust you out of the loony bin. Make sure you have something equally as smashing when incarcerated.

Kelly { MessyDirtyHair } said...

Omg how cute are you! Loving all the neon. How fabulous!!! That necklace is to die for. I love diamonds! Xoxoxo

SylviaLovesPink said...

This outfit is so adorable. Oh my gosh, you're wearing my favorite color! I want those pink shorts!!! Your necklace is so beautiful. I may need to do some shogging myself :)

Mrs C said...

Shanna, I really love this striking outfit! So so nice! Thanks for inspiring!

http://mrsjackofalltradesdaily.blogspot.com/

Emma said...

You can seriously pull anything off! I have been looking for the perfect pink pair of shorts for forever!! So cute.

perfumehk said...

This is fantastic, gorgeous pics and good combination.
parfums

Laura said...

Your shorts are stunning and I love the pops of neon! :)

Laura xo

Marie Martell said...

Very cute look Shanna! I love the bird print also and it looks great paired with these shorts and necklace! Hope your having a nice weekend!

xo Marie
http://nyorkeratheart.blogspot.com

still being [molly] said...

OH MY GOSH you are so cute!!

Aimee L said...

Um, this is an adorable outfit, lady! I love the bird print too!

Chris said...

I love instragram and blogs for fashion inspiration! I love that necklace! It would go well in my collection. What about Blopping?

jessica said...

Haha, I completely agree! I love finding pretty dresses and things from reading others blogs! It's like going shopping with friends, all the time! :)

Jessica @ Here(and)Now said...

I love your "shogging" purchase! I don't think I have purchased an exact item yet, but I am always so super inspired by what I see on fellow bloggers... like your awesome neon accents!
xx
Here&Now

Kacie said...

Love this outfit! The neon yellow and pink look great together! Here is a link to a cute bird print tank http://daisyraeboutique.com/shop/categories/bird-tank/

www.kacieskloset.blogspot.com

Lindsay said...

Love, love, love all the neon! I have shorts like that and I love them! They are just the perfect shade of pink. So cute!

A Mode World said...

Love the neon accents. xA

MissRockwell said...

I definitely shop off of other bloggers. My most recent find was the JCrew bubble necklace which seemingly everyone in the blogosphere is coveting right now. Its crazy how much 'stalking' has enhanced my desire to shop at every chance I get!

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