Wednesday, January 11

so many pleats, but so little fun

This outfit seemed cooler in my head than in execution. I think maybe with a bright skirt and a plain white button-up (instead of a striped one), it'd look better. As is, it's pretty "ho hum, that's a lot of drab colors... yaaaaaaaaaaaaaaawnnnzzzzzzzznnnxxxxx...." Next time!

But at least my nails made it slightly more interesting, maybe? I loved Jessie's "Galaxy Nails," so I
just had to try it out for myself, especially since I have a not-so-secret fascination with all things space-related. Despite my general lack of motor skills, I think they turned out pretty good! (And please ignore how dry and crazy my fingers look. I'm working on it.)

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Try not to fall asleep while looking at this outfit. Unless you're an insomniac and desperately need something to help you knock out after you've been awake for 3 days straight, in which case, let the outfit work its magic and give in. Give in to the sweet, blissful haze of slumber's embrace... zzzzzzzz--wha? Sorry, here we are:

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shirt, gap
jacket, diane von furstenberg
skirt, anthropologie
tights, target
booties, seychelles
belt, calvin klein
ring, novica

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Heading out to Houston's Alamo Drafthouse tonight for the release of Houston's own Scarlet Spider (see here for more details if you're so inclined). Even though I don't follow comics or anything (Boyfriend is the geek of that department, which is why we're going to this panel tonight), I'm still stoked that my city finally gets a superhero! I never understood why New York City got all the supers anyway, so I'm glad one of them finally made his way down here.

And then tomorrow I have jury duty. Wah-wahhhhh.

7 comments:

  1. That first picture is different than the rest, right?

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  2. Ugh, jury duty is the worst! I don't think this outfit is sleep inducing at all. It's probably because I love that skirt!

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  3. I think you look cute and didn't yawn one bit!

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  4. I'm not sure what you are talking about - I think you look great. Jury duty is a pain but at least it's a day off from work!

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  5. I love it, actually!! But, of course, your DVF MVP goes a long way, but I always love khaki with navy stripes. Kinda wish I hadn't missed out on the skirt- it looks great belted!

    I had to do jury duty for a month! It was an interesting experience though...

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  6. modernmom -- Good eye! Yup, it's from a previous outfit I had on before I changed into this one. I'm so indecisive sometimes...

    Jenn -- Aww, thanks! And yes, it's pret-ty bor-ing. I'm glad I had a good book to read!

    Dea -- Thanks, lady!

    eek -- Haha, this is true! But truth be told, I would've rather been at work...

    thatdamngreendress -- Oh yeah, I do love my DVF! And you would totally rock this skirt -- you look amazing in full skirts! YIPES, jury duty for an entire month?! It must've been a doozy of a case!

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  7. I love the nails! It turned out really great! :D

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