Thoughtful gift

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When: Saturday January 21, 2012

Dress: Saks (Panama)
Lace trench: Forever 21 (U.S.A.)
Black pumps: Present from my friends
Rose clutch: La Onda (Panama)
Panda ring:

Work half a day + Napped in the afternoon (a much needed rest) + Dinner with my friends.

Every Christmas, my friends and I decide to play Secret Santa and give each other presents. This year we were all so busy that we couldn't celebrate our Secret Santa until today!

I was SOOO surprised with the thoughtful present I received this year! Everything about the present showed how much thought and care my friend put into it: the bag was blue (my favorite color) with a star balloon (I LOVE stars!), oh and the presents inside were just per-fect!
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The presents inside were all Candyland themed! I dunno if I have ever mentioned it before, but I am completely obsessed with candy products. My friend somehow remembered that about me and gave me a donut charm, smores earrings, a gumdrop umbrella, Nerd flavored chapstick, and lots of chocolate kisses!
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I couldn't believe that my friend knew me as well as he did. This present made me feel super special and loved :)

Here are all the ways in which I've worn this dress:
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  1. I love love love the lace jacket! I love this entire outfit, actually - red white and black always looks great together. You look so pretty Marie!

    And that's really nice of your friend to put so much thought into his gift! I hope you enjoy the goodies! :)

  2. Beautiful outfit. I love your dress coat and bag especially. What a great gift. I love candy themed products too.

  3. Ooh! That lace jacket is just lovely. I love the pops of red from your lipstick, nails, and bag. So chic! :D

  4. You look absolutely darling! I especially love that amazing lace trench!


    The Sweetest

  5. You look great! Love the dress. :)

  6. Wow, I can't believe that gorgeous lace trench is from Forever 21! It looks beautiful and expensive. Great dress, too, and I love the candy-themed gift :)

  7. your outfit is romantic, feminine, & reminds me of hepburn in breakfast at tiffany's. you have really good friends marie! :)

  8. u look so pretty, smart outfit, seems expensive

  9. You are crazy adorable in this dress love it. And I think that is one of the sweetest little gift bags I've ever seen. How thoughtful of him, seems pretty much perfect for you :)

  10. Thank you so much for your lovely comments on my blog! =] I'm glad you like my projects.


  11. Mary Rodrigues LucioOctober 23, 2012 at 7:21 PM

    look lindo!!

  12. Love the trench and love your panda ring, its so cute!!!!

    I do the same thing every christmas. Once with my family and once with my friends!

    ps: Do you have facebook?

  13. I really love that lace jacket! And what a fun Xmas gift!


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