This top is one of the many awesome things I got at the most recent clothing swap I attended.
Top: Avenue via clothing swap: pants: Target, boots: present from my mom, earrings: from a gift shop in Israel, necklace: from a shop whose name I don’t remember in Jamaica Plain
Through Erin’s latest outfit post–how cute is that ’90s-esque flower dress?–I found out about the Fall Fashion Faceoff that Kelly of Masque Mag has organized. I have a few outfits in mind for the challenge, and I’ll be posting them soon! (Hint: there will be some plaid/leopard mixing, and some good times with multiple black-and-white-florals.)
In the meantime, here are some Polyvore collages I created inspired by the aesthetic(s) of the challenge. You can click the images for more information.
There is no question.
The shoes, unfortunately, don’t fit quite right. So I’m going to return them, but I had to get a few pictures in them first. They’re just so…me. And ugh, I hate how hard it is to find nice shoes in extra-wide at all.
Due to financial stuff, I’m temporarily giving up on finding pretty shoes, but someday….someday.
A few years ago, my friend Emily (of CoupCoup Designs and Yarn Pornography) introduced me to the idea of wearing colored leggings with black socks as pseudo-tights. It’s perfect for me, because I love how tights look but I hate how they feel, and leggings are much better.
Luckily, I can fit into an XL in American Apparel leggings, which are fairly durable. [Insert obligatory rant about how arbitrary women’s sizing is–how weird it is that I’m wearing a 3X top, an XXL skirt, and XL leggings all in the same outfit.] They’re a little long, so they bunch up around the ankles, but that doesn’t bother me too much.
Top: Deb, tutu: Target, leggings: American Apparel, shoes: Naot via David’s Famous Name Shoes, earrings: not sure, bracelets: Torrid and Deb, necklace: a pendant from Michael’s on a chain I already owned, fascinator: Claire’s (another $1 find!) Continue reading