Clouds in My Coffee - Hapa Time

Clouds in My Coffee

Friday, May 18, 2012

Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket New dress - c/o Sheinside, New belt - c/o OASAP, New purse - c/o Romwe, shoes - Aldo, sunnies - Cole Haan, bracelet - Betsey Johnson

I went for kind of an earthly color scheme here... which basically means brown... brown... brown. Haha.

I LOVE my new Romwe purse! It is in the classic messenger bag style and happened to match perfectly with my Aldo heels and belt from Oasap. The belt is really very nice and made out of quality material. I got it in pink as well which I will be showing you soon. And of course the star here was the dress from Sheinside, which is very comfortable and light, perfect for hot days. It is sort of conservative but fun with sparrow print. Sheinside has also provided me a discount code for my readers: Jessica20 for 20% off and it expires June 30 :) 

I just dropped off some clothes at an alterations place where they also happen to do dry cleaning, and it is so pricey. I know a lot of bloggers can do their own alterations but I don't! Where, or how do you learn something like that? I watched some YouTube videos but of course everything looks easier than it is. 

One more thing -- Akira is holding a blogger's contest on Facebook and I would love if you could vote for me! They allow one vote per day. :) You can see the my entry in the contest on Facebook here. Already thanks to Elizabeth of Elegance and Josie of 8-bit-grayscale for voting :) Actually I think this would be a good time to make a Hapa Time Facebook page. What do you think?

P.S. Romwe giveaway ends tomorrow night at midnight Eastern time! Don't miss out!
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46 comments

  1. Look so pretty and the outfit is lovely :)

    x
    Pita
    Midafternoonlush

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  2. Just voted for you! This is such an adorable dress. I'm with you on those alterations. I wish I can do my own! <3

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  3. Adorable dress!

    http://everydayrachel21.blogspot.com/

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  4. Oh Jess! You look super pretty. I love the make-up on tour eyes.
    And that dress looks so fun!
    Great bag as weel. Loveeeeee this post ♥

    Sincerely,
    BERTHA NATASHA

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  5. Such a pretty outfit! I love the colorful bird print.

    Hudson East
    HudsonEast.blogspot.com

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  6. so sweeet :--0))


    www.live-style20.blogspot.com

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  7. You are so cute! Love your dress a lot!

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  8. Stunning. Following you x

    Love from Canada,
    Carly + Stacie

    www.theislandsecret.blogspot.com

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  9. About two weeks ago i planned on buying the exact dress and bag but i wasn't sure how they would look in pearson so i jave up. But, you look really great in them, so maybe i'll do buy them :)
    tnx!

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    1. aww haha thanks!! you should, they are both great pieces :) I forgot to mention on my blog, here are some romwe coupons that end tomorrow:
      Coupon code: RomweMotherDay1 save $10 on Purchase over $60
      Coupon code: RomweMotherDay2 save $15 on Purchase over $90
      Coupon code: RomweMotherDay3 save $25 on Purchase over $120
      One coupon can only be used once with one order. End date: 20/05/2012

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  10. Lovely dress! You look So nice!

    xo
    http://lemizy.blogspot.com/

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  11. Such a cute dress! You're bag is really cute too! HEading over to Sheinside now to check it out xx

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  12. This dress it's so beutiful <3

    http://silvipan.blogspot.com/

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  13. Lovely post!! Follow each other?! Let me know on my blog ;)

    Have a nice day!!

    http://alovelystyle.blogspot.com.es/

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  14. The belt, purse and shoes match perfectly!

    Very neat and pretty look.

    xoxo,
    Sheyla
    www.freestyle-moda.com

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  15. hey honey, you lok beautiful! i really love this dress on you! :)

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  16. Nice dress!! I follow you with google and bloglovin! XX

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  17. This dress is really beautiful :)

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  18. Love this outfit!! I like this kind of loosen dresses and belt in the waist! :) And also like to combine them with brown accessories as you did! ;)

    I've published an outfit with a dress of this kind at one of the first posts of my blog. Check it out here if you want... ;)
    http://gingercollage.blogspot.com.es/2011/06/bye-bye-spring.html

    ♥ ★ ♥ GINGER COLLAGE ♥ ★ ♥

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  19. lovely and sweet! I like the neutral color palette. Cute sparrow print too :) Fits you nicely. I have a similar dress from F21, but with cherry print on it :)

    memoriesoftimespast.blogspot.com

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  20. I love this look, the dress is so sweet!

    http://theperksofbeingagirlygirl.blogspot.com/

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  21. Oh Jess, this outfit is just so beautiful!
    You never fail to amaze me with the gorgeous clothes and outfits you come up with :)
    Haha, the sparrow print dress is so pretty. I love the brown accessories too! The bag really is perfect. Love that style!
    I think you should definitely make a Facebook page too.
    Oh, and its so bad...haha, I'm a sympathy crier too.

    Trendy Teal
    Enter to win a $50 voucher for Dark Horse Jewelry!

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  22. Lovely dress! You have a great and sunny look!

    http://fashionismyonlydrug.blogspot.com/

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  23. I just used your Sheinside discount and I'm so happy!! Thank you!! =D

    Eyes of zodiac

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  24. incredible look jess, i really love itt, especially the dress, but the bag is so nice tooo!

    xx

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  25. Your dress is stunning darling!!

    xoxo

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  26. hii
    totattly lovelly

    :D
    sabrina
    terejour.blogspot.com

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  27. you look adorable in that dress Jess stunning look kisses

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  28. hello dear!
    i love this post! the bag and the dress and the shoes! amazing! you look just beautiful

    xxx
    www.cristeene.blogspot.com

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  29. lovely dress and you look so stunning! fab!

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  30. omg you're super pretty!! <3 i love your hair :) and your dress is cute <3

    I have giveaway on my blog if you would like to enter! :D

    My Fashion Blog: Strawberriespls | Shop My Closet

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  31. oh! you look beyond gorgeous and your sense of style is so inspiring!
    have a bright, shining, lovely Sunday, just like you!

    kisses dear

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  32. Hey sweetie! =) You look lovely (as freakin' always!!).
    I hate it when that Chictopia "thing" happens, don't make it to the gallery. Kind gets on my nerves, now that you didn't make I'm pretty sure my suspicious of that being unfair are TRUE!
    xx,

    Sandra @ Blasfemmes.com

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  33. How cute is this dress on you! Love the bag...
    Please come visit my new blog and if you like, follow me! I'll follow right back! Thank you.

    http://danaslookbook.blogspot.com/

    Dana

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  34. Super gorgeous outfit! You look so pretty :)

    Cheers,
    Karina Dinda R. ♥
    BLOG | TWITTER | SHOP

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  35. I want to learn how to hem and sew too! I've actually been researching about sewing classes/schools and sewing machines, because I think alterations can get pricey.

    Http://thebelatedbloomer.blogspot.com

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  36. YES MAKE A FACEBOOK. haha i should talk ...but im making one this summer! also, sorry ive been absent lately. I have so much on my plate! but my school year is over in two weeks so i will catch up and comment on each post I've missed! Its the least i can do for my fave blogger <3 I voted for you in the contest, duhhh <3
    Rory
    www.WearAboutsBlog.com
    Enter to win an OASAP leopard pleated skirt!

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  37. I love the bird pattern on that dress . . . one of my personal favorites (as I can't exactly wear most of the stuff you can). I am so happy for you that your blog is going CrAzY with fans--it's fun to have a celebrity blogger cousin :)

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  38. I love this casual/earthy look... very laid back and approachable and still so pretty!

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  39. You are stunning miss ! I found you via Chictopia, and I'm glad I did :)
    You've gained a new follower on blogger now too lol
    I'm completely sold on the dress by the way ! :)

    Lola xox
    http://loveloladoll.blogspot.com.au/

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  40. very pretty! love the simplicity and elegance in this look!

    xx Joanne
    Discover & follow fabulous fashion bloggers. - StyleHills.com

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  41. This dress is adorable!! I love the neutral, earthy color scheme (my favorite) and the flattering cut!
    I found your blog through Lookbook.nu and love your style!! Now following through GFC & Bloglovin :)

    ~Jacy

    http://laviedelenore.blogspot.com

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  42. aww Jess, you look so adorable here! I absolutely love your cute dress and that brown purse. =)

    & yes I heard of the makeup you're using now. But for some reason, traditional liquid foundation will clog my pores > < I'm also using a loose mineral powder too Merle Norman which I did a review on some time ago.

    & I love your smile! =)

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  43. Oh my goodness, i just fell in love with your bag. It looks as if it would make a satisfying 'click' sound when you close it...
    Love your outfit!

    Angie
    angiedoesvintage.blogspot.com

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