Memorial Day Mall Haul

Memorial Day can mean many things to many people. For most, it is a day to remember those that have served to protect our country, both dead and alive. For others, it is the unofficial start of the summer, marked by cookouts and swimming pool openings. For me, it is a combination, but it is also the first big mall shopping day of the year. I always look forward to it, weeks in advance. I tend to prepare a shopping list with plenty of items needed to fill holes in my fashion collection. This year I was looking for a lot of tops to go with some skirts and shorts I picked up recently. Of course, my haul also includes plenty of jewelry and makeup.

mall haul


claires starfish ear cuff

claires red anchor ear cuff

claires 3 pack ear cuffs

Ear cuffs from Claire's

rue21 cyrstal bracelet

Iridescent crystal bracelet from rue21

rue21 life bracelet

Life bracelet from rue21

forever21 5 pack gold bracelets

Bracelets from Forever 21

claires faux septum piercings

Faux septum piercings from Claire's

forever 21 antique silver crystal necklace

Crystal necklace from Forever 21

rue21 smoky crystal necklace

Crystal necklace from rue21

forever 21 jewel necklace

Jewel necklace from Forever 21

Ear cuffs from Claire's

claires flip side pineapple earrings

Flip side earrings from Claire's


Urban Decay Naked Palette

I'm slowly working on my Naked palette collection. I currently have Naked, Naked 3, and Naked Smoky. The Naked palette is exactly what you would expect from Urban Decay. It is very pigmented, and many of the shades are beautifully metallic. When I turned my arm with the swatches on it in the light, it sure was shining. I can't wait to create some awesome looks with this palette. I'm not a huge fan of the velvet packaging. I don't like the feel, and I don't think it protects the eyeshadows as well.

urban decay naked palette

urban decay naked palette

urban decay naked palette swatches

Wet n wild perfectpair Ombre Lip Wands

I was dying to get my hands on these Target exclusive items, since I don't have a Target where I live. I love the idea of these ombre products. I think the colors of the lip wands were a great choice and will work well together. The formula is creamy, and the swatches dried rather matte. I don't suspect that they will dry out the lips. I took a shower after swatching these, and sticking my arm under the water had no effect. I had to rub the swatches with my fingers with force to make them smear.

wet n wild perfectpair ombre lip wands

wet n wild perfectpair ombre lip wand pretty pocket pair

Pretty Pocket Pair

wet n wild perfectpair ombre lip wand mutually beneficial

Mutually Beneficial

wet n wild perfectpair ombre lip wand sisters in charms

Sisters in Charms

wet n wild perfectpair ombre lip wands swatches

Wet n wild coloricon Ombre Blush

These products are super pretty, especially the purple. I don't have a purple blush, so I'm very excited to use it. I'm not that impressed with the Mai Tai swatch. It looks more like a highlighter than a blush. I'll give it a go as a blush, and see what I think. There is a third blush, but it was sold out.

wet n wild coloricon ombre blushes

wet n wild coloricon ombre blush mai tai buy you a drink

Mai Tai Buy You a Drink

wet n wild coloricon ombre blush mai tai buy you a drink swatch

wet n wild coloricon ombre blush in a purple haze

In a Purple Haze

wet n wild coloricon ombre blush in a purple haze


h&m sunglasses

Blue/green mirror lens sunglasses from H&M

rue21 black cell phone pom pom

Cell phone pom pom from rue21

rue21 white saddle handbag

White saddle bag from rue21


You will definitely be seeing these pieces in future OOTDS. I will be noting which of these items I bought to pair with bottoms I recently purchased. If you follow the blog on social media, you will have already seen the bottoms.

forever 21 lace hem crop top

Top from Forever 21 to go with the Kmart Adam Levine white soft shorts trimmed with lace

rue21 mint striped anchor shirt

Top from rue21

sears bongo cream lace bralette

Lace bralette from Sears to go under the starfish crop tank below

dillards takara tie front denim tank

Takara denim tie-front tank from Dillards

sears bongo floral shirt

Floral shirt from Sears to go with the Walmart black skater skirt

target merona lace top shirt

Merona lace top tank from Target to go with the Walmart navy blue skirt

h&m high low v neck tee

Hi-lo v-neck tee from H&M to go with the Sears black coated high waist shorts

h&m starfish crop top

Starfish crop tank from H&M

forever 21 pineapple crop top

Pineapple crop top from Forever21

Do you have any of these pieces? Which are your new must haves? Tell me in the comments. There will be more mall hauls coming this summer, I'm sure. Until next time, continue to let your true beauty shine.

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