04.28.2016

Time Warp: Off The Shoulder + Backpacks

white lace off the shoulder top, itsy bitsy indulgences

Each year, before returning to school, it was time to pick out a new backpack. The design was wholly dependent upon what television character I was loving at the moment (I’m slightly embarrassed to admit one might have had Rugrats on it….). As I matured (as in, entered the world of middle school) they became slightly more refined… and so the maturity of choice continued into high school (ultimately landing on a North Face version), until I entered college and it was time to give the back a rest and simply torture the shoulder for 4 years with tote bags (probably save that for another time and another post…).

Now, they’ve returned. I hesitated, and then pulled the plug. Why? Well, they’re more refined than my childhood version and perfect if I want a hands free, shoulder free carryall. I wore this little one all throughout wine country, and love tossing it on with some leggings and a tee for a day of errands, or dressing it up for a lunch date with my little family… and when pairing it with this little off the shoulder top, it’s like I’m in a more refined time warp.

I’m loving a few different backpacks too… all at different price points. A super cute, and excellent price point option, is this black fringe option (that looks exactly like this more expensive version). This option comes in two different colors with a cute tassel. I think this pink option is perfect for summer and this mixed textured version is super chic.
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{Outfit Details || Top: BB Dakota (excellent price point, wearing an XS) | Jeans: Citizens (I distressed these on my own) | Shoes: Steve Madden (great price point, fit TTS) | Bag: Rebecca Minkoff (blue and black version here, camel version here) | Sunglasses: Karen Walker | V Necklace: Gorjana | Cuff: Gojana, similar here | Leaf Cuff: c/o Gorjana | Pendant: David Yurman, similar option here}

white lace off the shoulder top, itsy bitsy indulgences

white lace off the shoulder top, itsy bitsy indulgences

white lace off the shoulder top, itsy bitsy indulgences

white lace off the shoulder top, itsy bitsy indulgences

gold accessories, itsy bitsy indulgences

backpack, itsy bitsy indulgences

backpack, itsy bitsy indulgences

tassel sandals, itsy bitsy indulgences

white lace off the shoulder top, itsy bitsy indulgences

white lace off the shoulder top, itsy bitsy indulgences

white lace off the shoulder top, itsy bitsy indulgences

white lace off the shoulder top, itsy bitsy indulgences

white lace off the shoulder top, itsy bitsy indulgences

Comments

  1. andiperullo says:

    I love this look!

    • Shannon Pulsifer says:

      Thank you so much! It was a fav from last weekend for sure!

  2. I love the bag! What a great grown up way to travel with a backpack. I’m actually secretly excited that the off the shoulder look is coming back haha. Great post!