Monday, June 1, 2009

PICTURE PERFECT

Prepare to be inundated... there were a lot of pictures that I liked today.

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It was such a beautiful day in the park...

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...even if there was some weird girl there, taking pictures of herself...

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She sure looks happy, though :)

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It's days like today that convince me that I should be living in a climate where it gets no colder than 65F, except for 2 weeks in December / January that it snows. The weather was just perfect today!

This is the outfit that I wanted to wear last Tuesday, but the weather was too crappy. I feel so proper today. That's so not like me!

My awesome jean skirt complete with pockets (Ross, $20) with a mustard (perfect) yellow bib-front blouse (Sears, $9), a big patent belt (Ross, $7.50) and leopard heels (which are looking a little worn in the front - Macy's, $27 years ago) all combined for a perfectly polished look. I admit I wore my snakeskin flats for most of the day, but I just LOVED the way the heels looked in the pictures.

But the absolute BEST part of today's outfit is the swanky new purse. I have been wanting a classic Chanel-inspired quilted bag with a chain strap for some time. Since I will most likely never own the real thing (that wouldn't be very "blue collar" of me, now would it?) I've kept my eyes peeled for a suitable substitution. And I found it!

I went to a new (to me) thrift store the other day and snagged this baby for a whopping $1.75!

Gotta love 50% off day!

17 comments:

  1. I can't even begin to tell you how much I adore this outfit!! So fantastic!

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  2. I love seriously everything about this! Especially that great top, and your bag-- it all works so seamlessly!

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  3. God Made Me fuNkyJune 1, 2009 at 9:10 PM

    Picture perfect! without a doubt. Everything about the outfit is great. The top, the shoes and ofcourse the new bag. Lucky you to find such a cute thingie. I have recently started going to a local thrift shop pretty often ie almost every other day during my lunch hour and its so much fun to spot such gems amongst heaps of stuff.

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  4. Love that blouse, and of course love the bag!!

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  5. LOVE that top! I love the shade! What a great bag!!

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  6. Great outfit! and great thrift store find!

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  7. lovely yellow top! perfect!

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  8. dude thats a perfect PERFECT purse you found wow!
    love your outfit yes! and sears for that top? dude im going!
    love the heels!

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  9. I just love your blouse! And great find on a cute bag. You deserve a pat on the back for that find :)

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  10. Love the outfit! Love the purse!

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  11. adorable outfit and adorable doggy!! is that a shih-tzu?

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  12. That's a great outfit, I love those colors. Great deals too.

    Re your post below: I love Ryan Adams music!!!

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  13. The shoes tie it all together. Very sharp looking!

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  14. love the purse and animal print shoes!

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  15. Love love love that skirt! Such a pretty blouse too but the skirt is far and away my favorite part :)

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  16. This is SO cute! And nicely done on the bag!!! I am always wondering if I should get that bag every time I step into F21 but seeing that you bought it for $1.75 makes me want to wait and scout out some thrift stores too....hahaha

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  17. cute bag!

    my roomate is THRILLED with her bag!
    she won’t put it down!!!
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