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Dinner Attire & Zippers

thredup maxi skirt

I hope everyone had a fabulous weekend! The highlight of mine was getting drinks with a friend and last night’s Game of Thrones episode, haha. Otherwise, it was a bit rainy and windy and just all around blah here for most of the weekend. So, I am still living vicariously through my photos from our trip to New Orleans.

thredup maxi skirt

These photos were taken at our hotel right before we went to dinner at Brennan’s (which I mentioned in this post).

It was quite windy the entire time we in New Orleans – so, I was really happy I had a few maxi skirts along and didn’t have to worry about any wardrobe malfunctions. And let’s face it, I am really just on a maxi skirt kick lately!

thredup maxi skirt

Macy's heels

thredup maxi skirt

I honestly always just thought of maxi skirts as casual pieces, but I am so happy I am finding so many fun, dressy options as well. This particular maxi skirt was another thredUP find for just $16! (Thredup is the awesome online, secondhand store I featured for my week-long Spring Capsule Wardrobe.)

zipper queen necklace

Another piece I am really excited about is my necklace. It is made entirely out of zippers! How awesome is that? (The matching earrings are also zippers!) There was a lady (The Zipper Queen) making and selling them on Frenchman Street, and I wanted to buy all of her jewelry! I ended up going with this necklace and earring set and one other earring and necklace set, that I will be featuring soon. If you ever find yourself on Frenchman Street be on the lookout for The Zipper Queen – her jewelry is so cool. 🙂

Has anyone else tried ordering from thredUP? And have you ever seen a zipper necklace before this post? (I sure hadn’t!) Let me know in the comments!

Where to find it:

Skirt: c/o* thredUP
Cami: Maurices
Cardigan: ModCloth (similar)
Necklace & Earrings: The Zipper Queen (Similar here)
Heels: Zappos (similar)

*c/o = courtesy of, meaning the company gave me the product to be used on my blog, and I did not pay for it. All opinions are my own, and I am not being compensated for a positive review.


  1. StyleOfTerry says:

    I am SO. LOVING. THIS. <3


    1. haveclotheswilltravel says:

      Thank you so much, Terry! 🙂

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