Skirtin' Around Haifa


Wishing I was still in Israel, but it's back to reality! I'll at least get to re-live some parts of it through my next few posts. One of the stops along our tour of Israel was Haifa. It was one of the most relaxing parts of the trip, as our stay spanned over Shabbat (day of rest). So our days were spent strolling through town and hanging by the hotel pool. We stayed at The Dan Carmel Haifa, which is located on Mt. Carmel, providing a great view of the city.

That Friday night, knowing that I would be attending a Kabalat Sabbath service followed by a traditional dinner, I wanted to 'dress-up' a bit. This was the perfect opportunity to break out my new geometric maxi skirt, which has maximum stretch in case I decide to overeat (which I did). The food in Israel was delish, especially the hummus!

The following morning, we drove out of Haifa to a Druze Village where we had the best falafel for lunch. It was all you can eat, so trust me, I stuffed myself silly! The afternoon was capped off with a little shopping trip through the bazaar where I picked up a silk scarf for myself. Then it was back to the hotel to hit up the pool. It took me awhile to embrace the maxi skirt but after wearing this one, I'll definitely be added more to my wardrobe!

Outfit Details:

Perfect Racerback Tank: Madewell, $15. I purchased this during a sale towards the end of last year. This style tank is still available for $25. Take advantage of Gap's sale and nab the Bleeker Tank in pink pop for $15.99. Use code GAPSALE and save an additional 20% off bringing the price down to $12.79. Now that's a deal!

Geometric Foldover Maxi Skirt: Gap, $32.49. The geometric print is no longer available online. However, in the same style, there is a black and white stripe version that is on sale for $49.46. Use your Gap, BR or ON card with code CARDFIT30 thru 7/14 and save an additional 30% ($34.62). If you are looking for more of a print, take a peek at the black and white ikat print maxi skirt at Old Navy for $29.94. Use your Old Navy, BR or Gap card with code STUFFSAVE and take an additional 30% off ($20.96).

Gold Aztec Triad Collar: Bauble Bar, $42.

Bracelets: 1) Metallic silver band with gold hardware, The Fashion Truck, $28. There are limited items online available for sale. For a similar look, try Jewel Be Mine's silver trio wrap for $29 but use code ANNIVERSARY and save 30%: 2) Rose gold open triad cuff, Bauble Bar, $38.

Rings: Gold band was my dad's wedding band. For a similar ring, the Gorjana-Griffin delaney wave ring is a gold band that is on sale for $38.50. Trio of gold of stackable rings by Gorjana-Griffin from Rue La La, $29.90. Bauble bar carries twist ring trios in lilac and mint at $28 a set (free shipping both ways!). Each set contains one gold band.

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