Monday, May 9, 2011

Pretty Dressy for a Monday

Only when I pick them out ahead of time do I have the presence of mind to wear a skirt and high shoes on Monday.

I got this shirt at Dressbarn which, I think is kinda older-ladyish (no? yes?), but I was looking for school dress-code-appropriate camis and there it was. And it has sat in my closet for about seven months. It is making its debut thanks to this fabulous belt that I got at the Goodwill this weekend. I think they go together like peanut butter and jelly. The whole outfit makes me want to have a garden party. Also a little old-ladyish...I swear there's a 20-someting inside of me that hates that we had to grow up and wear teacher clothes. She still wants to go clubbing.







Shirt: Dressbarn, Skirt: i.e. (thrifted), Cami: Downeast Basics, Shoes: Kors (thrifted), Earings: n/l, 'Rags' in Boulder
I committed a thrifting faux-pas and bought these shoes even though they look a lot like a pair I already have. But when I put them on, they felt like sliding my feet into silk stockings, the leather is so soft. It would have been criminal not to buy them. Criminal!

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9 comments:

  1. If you throw a garden party, can I come? I have a Dress Barn shirt I can wear, too!

    I'm glad you bought the shoes. They're perfect! Now, quick, go find a pair 10x that size so they''l fit me!

    (P.S. Tell the 20-something inside you to meet the 20-something in me at a dance club in Denver. Come on, it'll be fun. No cosmos, I swear!)

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  2. You look so pretty today!!! And aren't thrift stores the best places to find belts? I think so.

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  3. It would be wrong to pass up on MK shoes lol You look cute :)

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  4. I LOVE that top! When I read Dressbarn I couldn't believe it! Cheers!

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  5. I really like this outfit! The shape is great, the colors are great, very light and comfy looking!! You look beautiful!!

    http://sweetandsassy-sherry.blogspot.com/

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  6. yikes -- i don't think it look old ladyish, but that could be because I'm an old lady :-( you look really cute, and ready for anything.

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  7. Thanks for stopping by my blog! This outfit is sooo beautiful!

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  8. This is really pretty! So much more stylish than most of the teachers I had!
    -Meagan
    http://spunkychateau.blogspot.com

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  9. Pretty! I really like the top. :)
    -Eliza
    www.afieldofsunflowers-elizagrace.blogspot.com

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