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{outfit} The Season of Gifts



  Friday, September 17, 2021 at 7:30 AM   |    Post a Comment     Tagged:,,,,,,,,, 
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Happy almost Fall! This time of year is full of gifting opportunities for my family. We have my wedding anniversary (plus my parents' and my brother's,) my birthday, my Mom's birthday AND my sister's birthday (tomorrow!) Christian's birthday is in the mix as well.

 

I have been featuring Aurate on the blog since 2018 and have yet to be disappointed in a purchase. I am definitely a fan for life. Whether your loved ones like classic diamond necklaces, bold necklaces, birthstone jewelry or simple rings, Aurate has you covered! They even offer different shipping options. If you're buying gifts you can request each item be packaged separately. If you're purchasing for yourself or want to be environmentally-friendly you can choose their Sustainable packaging, just a pouch to keep your pieces safe in transit.

 

I always have a hard time buying gifts for my Mom because she has everything she needs or wants. Jewelry is always a good choice - you can never have too many options! I've also gotten her fancy candles and random knick-knacks from Home Goods. One year my brother got her a pasta maker attachment just because he thought she would have fun with it. This year I went with adorable Mini Deco Triple Hoop Earrings (top left earrings in the photo below!)

 


Christian and I are celebrating our 3rd anniversary so, if we were going by traditional gifts, we would get each other something leather. Crystal is the "modern" third anniversary gift but I think leather is better. My parents celebrated their 39th anniversary earlier this month which means lace (or coral/ruby if you go in between 35 and 40 year gifts.) Christian and I don't generally do big gifts for our anniversaries but I think it would be fun/nostalgic to start going through the traditional gifts. Do you go by the traditional gifts for your anniversary or do you go with the flow?

 

In honor of our anniversary I got myself this vegan leather travel pouch for my Aurate jewelry. Now it will house all my gorgeous pieces for easy viewing and access, can't wait to fill it up with more! I chose the super pretty seafoam color but they also have green, terracotta and blush! They actually just introduced black and taupe earlier this week!

 


Sweater Dress: Miss Selfridge (Lord & Taylor)

Sandals: Ancient Greek Sandals 'Athanasia' in Croc (Moda Operandi) 

Bag: Dark Purple Chloé Faye 

Earrings: Aurate Gold Twist Huggie Earring 

Necklace: AURATE X KERRY: Lioness Pendant & old chain




About Closet Fashionista

Loves to get bargains on clothes and is obsessed with Harry Potter and Disney. By day she is a freelance graphic and web designer. She also has a slight obsession with movies.

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5 comments:

  1. They have such lovely pieces - some of the rings in that case were amazing!

    Courtney ~ Sartorial Sidelines

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  2. That's a cute case and you have such lovely pieces inside of it! :) we have stuck with the "traditional" wedding gifts for the past 12 years but sometimes switch to the modern versions depending on what makes most sense. it's lead to some fun gift ideas! But also been an opportunity to stretch the definitions a little - 11th year was steel which we used to justify buying a second Dyson vacuum for example, I don't think it has any steel in it but it kinda met the prompt haha!

    Hope you are having a good weekend! It's another busy but fun one here :)

    Away From The Blue

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  3. I like the contrast of the red and green.

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  4. The jewelry pouch is beautiful and a lovely color! Love those cute earrings and you look fab in this dress!
    xoxo
    Lovely
    www.mynameislovely.com

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  5. They do have stunning pieces, loving your outfit.

    Bernie,
    The Style Fanatic

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