what i bought // minkpink and vintage rocking horses

WIB 1-1I am an avid supporter of shopping online. I even do my part to contribute to this new age phenomena. Gone are the days when you have to physically walk into a store to find some really great items. There are quite literally millions of websites that will allow you to shop their inventory without lifting so much as a finger. Ok, so maybe you will have to move just one, but not more than that.

One of my favourite clothing stores in the province, Cade Style Lounge, is located 2.5 hours away from where I live. I follow their Instagram page as a way to be able to shop and support them since they, too, are a small business. Plus they have some really cool stuff. I previously dedicated an entire post to a purse that I bought from Cade. I still wear it, and only it.

WIB 1-6Last week I ended up seeing a shirt that I liked on their Instagram page. I contacted them through direct message, and after it was all said and done, I ended up getting:

1. Vintage Rocking Horse necklace

2. MINKPINK crop top

3. Gentle Fawn leggings

4. Cade bracelet (free)

Obviously, the many advances in technology make our lives so much simpler. They also allow small businesses to increase their traffic by reaching further audiences, which consequently increases their sales. As an owner of a retail store, I know that I would never be able to operate successfully without my presence on these sites, namely Instagram. While many may disagree with my proclamations on the benefits of social media platforms, I personally think that the strengths outweigh the negative aspects. At least in regards to local shops. I can only hope that these advances will persist. Until then, I will not only continue promoting my store, Potomac Trading Post, Ltd., but will also be an avid supporter of other independent shops. I hope that you will too!

Have the best weekend! See you on Monday.

<3

Emory

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what i wore: swedish floral army

WW6-2Today officially marks my first outfit post of the year!

WW6-1I decided to pair a few of my favourite clothing items together to make what I call my Swedish Floral Army outfit. I chose my favourite Lotta from Stockholm clogs, Forever21 flower leggings, ThreadSence skirt, and my newest H&M crop top. I feel girly, yet badass, and ready to take on the world. Overall, a great attitude to have and outfit to be wearing upon entering the new year!

WW6-3So, 2015, show me what you’re made of! 

<3

Emory

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in the store.

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these items have recently been added to the hello scarlett store

IMG__4.jpg1. bella dahl cloud pullover topsold!

2. j.crew madewell 1937 brown + turquoise beltsold!

3. free people patched jeans.

4. frye distressed deborah shortie ankle bootssold!

IMG__5.jpg1. genetic denim jean leggingssold!

2. lanvin bow captoe ballerinas.

IMG__6.jpg1. ya ever+mi.crush lace peplum top.

2. current/elliott button fly trouser.

3. golden goose charlye distressed boots.

IMG__7.jpgthe footwear in these photos are the most expensive items that i have on. because they are all pre-owned, they are offered at 50% off. that’s over $1,095 in savings on footwear alone!

you will only find these deals at the hs store. :-) huzzah!!!

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in the store.

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these items are currently available in the shop.

1. free people navy blue star dress.

2. 2ten embellished brown leggings. sold!

3. pistolero mexican cowboy bootssold!

have a wonderful friday! happy november! :-)

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what i bought.

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i have recently discovered my new favourite ebay store! tambukiki!!

my most common search terms in ebay include “bodysuit,” “ballet,” and “wildfox.” when i typed in “ballet” and limited to dresses in my size, i repeatedly saw results for one store in particular. being the curious cat that i am, i clicked on the link to take me to tambukiki. i was instantly taken aback by their beautiful garments, how they were unique without being too garish, and their reasonable prices. i felt as if i had discovered a gold mine! not only that, the sellers were quick to ship the items, and even quicker to leave wonderful feedback. i guarantee that i will be shopping from them again and again.

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so what did i purchase?

1. blush pink ballerina high-low dress

2. ornate white and gold slim leggings

the shoes? available here at the hs store!

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i am so excited to be writing this post!! if you like any of these items then be sure to hop on over to tambukiki’s store. i don’t think that you will be disappointed. :-)))

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  • Welcome, friends! My name is Emory. I am a wife and mother to three (two on earth and one in heaven). This is our life on the Canadian prairies.
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