My Favorite Clothing/Shoe Purchases of 2017

I think it has become pretty obvious that I am posting less about fashion and outfits on here, but I did want to share my favorite purchases of 2017–– all of these are pieces I truly loved and got a ton of wear out of this year! Some may be sold out or unavailable so I have done my best to link similar products. I made sure I didn't list anything that wasn't 100% loved and approved by me!

My chevalier jacket–– this lightweight "blazer-like" jacket made for some great outfits, and it was a staple piece I am glad I purchased. Although it was over $200, I know I will get loads of wear out of it!



My checked blazer–– this was a super inexpensive find at Bershka, but I cannot seem to find it anymore so here's a similar one. I look forward to wearing this again when it warms up a little, especially with a turtleneck thrown under it!

The jeans I am wearing with my checked blazer–– Funny story... I wore these to work today and one of my coworkers was wearing them as well. Actually, a few of the girls I work with have this exact same pair (we have a very Madewell-loving office). Then, I popped into the MZ Wallace store to look at totes and the cashier had them on too! They are the only jeans that have ever made me look like I have an ass in a good way, and they look wonderful with a black bodysuit or a tee tucked in.

My Sam Edelman loafers–– I got these because there was no way in hell I was paying for Gucci loafers, and I fell in love with how comfortable they are! I was not expecting much, but they are an absolute wardrobe staple while being comfortable for all of the walking I do on a daily basis.


My white overalls–– This sounds silly, but these things got me through the summer. I bought them on a whim when they were final sale, and they are the only pair of overall shorts that have ever looked good on me. They are unfortunately not available anymore, but I have linked similar ones!

These Mother jeans–– These definitely are not available anymore, but I am dying to get my hands on the ripped version they are now selling. These jeans fit me just right and are the most flattering cut. I picked these up in California earlier in the year, and they were a major spring/summer staple.


My Club Monaco tie-front dress–– this was great to wear to work in the summer. It was lightweight, fit just right, and never stretched out. Since I purchased this way back in June, it's no longer available and I have not been able to find a similar modest version, so the one I linked has a cutout. It would still be cute in the summer if you have a beach vacation planned for 2018!

My Gucci Purse–– I got this on sale through a friend, and although I probably spent too much on this for how little I use it (at least I realize this now), it still makes outfits pop and is perfect for going out (although I don't really go out much anymore––cheers to getting older).


My Dolce Vita black booties–– these elongate my legs, and although they are on the taller side, I can wear them all day and night without any pain at all! They are also on major sale right now.

Spanx leather leggings–– There's a reason these are so popular. They are so flattering, suck you in perfectly, and are great for day and night. Bloggers everywhere love them, but I was not convinced until I tried them on in a store. I can even wear them to work!

What were some of your favorite purchases this year? I am always looking for tried and true staple piece recommendations, so please let me know if you have any–– especially jeans because I really need to refresh that portion of my wardrobe!

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  1. I'd love to get a pair of overalls, but I don't know how to style them. They always look so cute on everyone who wears them.

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    1. I felt the same way for the longest time! Honestly they stand out so much on their own that they work over any basic tee with cute sneakers!

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  2. where are the shoes you are wearing in the white overalls picture from??

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