Minted + Giveaway

There are a few colors I hope never go “out”: magenta-infused plum for cool falls, bright coral for mid-summers, hunter green for crisp winters, and mint for budding spring.

A Lonestar State of SouthernThat’s what struck me about this skirt from Catch Bliss Boutique. The color. So classic and so… spring.

A Lonestar State of SouthernAnd let’s be honest, spring is all I’m wanting at the moment.

A Lonestar State of SouthernThis entire outfit was focused on the color of the skirt.

mint1I stayed away from the pinks and oranges I’m often drawn to and chose instead to compliment with stripes and neutrals.

mint4And I’m so glad I did… I loved the understated simplicity and freshness mute tones brought the outfit.

And let's be honest, spring is all I'm wanting at the moment.I added a bowed belt (one of my finer investments from Forever21), nude pumps and pearls to play up the preppiness, but can’t wait for summer to throw the skirt on with a bright tank, wedges, and a Kendra Scott necklace. (Already jumping to summer, slowww down Kate!)

mint8And guess what! To bring some new goodies to your wardrobe (and spring break suite case), Catch Bliss Boutique is giving away a $50 gift card! I’m daydreaming of what I’d spend it on – this necklace and this dress are both top contenders.

A Lonestar State of Southernskirt // shirt (sold out jcrew, but love this gingham alternative) // necklace // shoes // lipstick // belt (old, similar here) // bracelet (similar here)

Be sure to enter through the widget below. A winner will be selected and emailed next week! Best of luck, and in the meantime, check out some of my favorite mint items this season!

Love from Texas,

Kate

PS. There’s a huge sale going on right now at one of my favorite shopping destinations, Shopbop. You should check it out. Or if you’re like me, you definitely shouldn’t check it out.

PPS. Shout out to the boy, who took these photos! He did pretty good, eh?

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15 Comments

  1. Meggie said:

    You look beautiful Kate! Mint is definitely your color :) Thank you for the giveaway hope you have a lovely day!

    Meggie
    meggiejuly.blogspot.com

    Published 2.25.14 · Reply
  2. This look is beyond adorable; love that skirt! I spy the AT&T hotel, makes me miss Austin.

    http://www.adoredbyalex.com

    Published 2.25.14 · Reply
  3. well aren’t you just THE cutest! I am loving the color of that skirt and like you, I am realllly anxious for spring (and summer!)

    Published 2.25.14 · Reply
  4. So fresh!! And my favorite color for spring, also :)

    http://mrsjaclynleblanc.blogspot.com

    Published 2.25.14 · Reply
  5. Courtney said:

    Love the two tones of mint paired together! The structure of that skirt is perfect!

    http://www.loveandclothing.com

    Published 2.25.14 · Reply
  6. Shannon said:

    You are just too adorable! I’m dying over the skirt and love how you paired it with more mint! So perfect!!

    <3 Shannon
    Upbeatsoles.blogspot.com

    Published 2.25.14 · Reply
  7. This skirt is so adorable! Love the color :)

    Tiffany Ima
    Style Honestly

    Published 2.25.14 · Reply
  8. Courtney said:

    I LOVE your skirt with that belt! This whole look is super adorable :)

    daughterofasonofasailor.com

    Published 2.26.14 · Reply
  9. LOVE LOVE LOVE the skirt! So cute! A girl can never go wrong with bows and pearls :)

    Published 2.26.14 · Reply
  10. I just found your blog and am so excited! That skirt is way too cute, and L.K. Bennett shoes are my absolute favorite! I actually used to order them from the UK before they were available here. I am SO thrilled they are starting to spread through the US.

    — Alex at Cashmere Kangaroo

    Published 2.27.14 · Reply
  11. Ashleigh said:

    Amazing look! So preppy classic, but still very modern. It looks great!

    xo, Ashleigh @ Fashion in Flight

    Published 3.1.14 · Reply
  12. Merrissa said:

    This skirt is so flattering.

    Published 3.4.14 · Reply
  13. Mary Fran said:

    Absolutely love the colors! You have great style and I’m so inspired by your fashion sense!

    Mary Fran
    http://www.thesandymagnolia.blogspot.com

    Published 3.11.14 · Reply
  14. LIz said:

    Very cute look. Love it, especially the bow belt. I’m a sucker for bows.

    Published 5.5.14 · Reply