Monday, March 8, 2010

green and blue and blooms all over




I couldn't find my other pairs of tights.

So I wore these ones. I am really pleased with how this outfit turned out. The dress is actually a skirt I got at a clothes swap. It didn’t look good as a skirt; but I really loved the colour and pattern so I could not pass it up (and no one else wanted it at all, I didn’t even have to swap for it). I don’t generally wear blue with green or approve of those who do; but wait a minute, I’m liking it. It’s like a whole new world. ;-) I borrowed this trick from Christina at Second Skin (who, btw, is totally awesome).

As for the really awesome t-shirt: I like how you know the kitty cat is up to something; but you're not quite sure what. I would ask him, but he's just a cartoon on a shirt. So he probably can't talk. I can tell you though, that he has a heart nose and is rather cute when he is fully visible. Though I really like how he looks as is, peeking out all sneaky like.

Hey, here's a problem with living in an apartment building: *&%*__s vacuuming the hallway outside your door when your baby is napping. Thankfully he's a good sleeper or those wouldn't be asterisks up there.

Also, for all of you ladies who like belts (and doesn't everyone like a good belt?) I totally recommend checking out your local thrift shops. A dollar for a LEATHER belt in good condition is an awesome deal. Even if you aren't much of a thrift shopper, it is worth the stop in. I mean, how can you beat that?

Oh, and did you notice the blossoms in this picture? Yes! The trees are in bloom! Everywhere around this town of mine! So I simply had to get a picture of one for online bragging purposes (nannananananna). Only, this morning: snow. Seriously!!! Thankfully it went away. That's what I get for saying: nananannananan; pride cometh before the snowfall, you know. Ooo, that was a really bad joke. Pretend I didn't make it.

Okay, I've obviously got nothing real to say here. But first, one more picture:


outfit details:
skirt, worn as dress: via clothes swap

shirt, kitty cat, urban planet: $5

shoes, payless: $ 13
belt, thrifted: $1

tights, ardene: $3
green bracelet: accidentally stolen from Value Village
tiffany & co. bracelet: gift from husband
trees in bloom: gift from God
Heart: Kimberellie

ps. It appears that I have won a blog award:

The amazing Skooter (dear Skooter, I just realized I don't know you're real name, unless of course Skooter is your real name, and in that case: cool name) of Pink Blue Whale Fashion sent this my way. I am super amazing excited because I have never won a blog award before. Yeah Kimberellie! See, I'm so excited I'm self-congratulatory! Anyway, I'm pretty sure I'm supposed to pass it around. So you'll be seeing me do that in a few days.


10 comments:

  1. I think this is my favourite of all your outfits, you look stunning! Great job.
    Vix
    xxx

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  2. I love that skirt as a dress...and the blue and green look fab together!! And of course congratulations on your blog award!!

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  3. I love this outfit! Wearing that skirt as a dress makes it seem very natural, and the cat peeking out is one of my favourite outfit details ever XDD.

    You're welcome for the award, I think you deserve it! :D And no, my real name isn't Skooter XD. It's Fauve, which is French. I use Skooter because I figured Fauve might be hard to pronounce for the English speakers, who obviously dominate the internet XD.

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  4. The blue and green look so good together! Your tights rock and your shirt is so fun, I love this ensemble!! Oh and I have those shoes in brown. Makin me wish I got em in green tho=)
    You look amazing!! :D

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  5. oh and congrats on your award!! Yay! :D

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  6. Thanks for the visit. I like your style and the way you combined blue with green. Unusual, but it definitely works. I would probably pick a t-shirt without a pattern on it, though....like, a plain one or something.

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  7. You're so adorable ! I love your outfit ! And congrats for these award !!!

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  8. I really love the skirt worn as a dress. The colors are so beautiful. It's like a breath of fresh air.

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  9. Congrats on your blog award, that is awesome! I LOVE this color combination, it's very tropical. I also want to steal those shoes right off your feet!

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  10. I think this is my favorite of all your posts!!!

    I honestly loveeee that dress to pieces. I know it's a skirt, but as a dress it's so adorable.

    And maybe it was fate that you couldn't find any other tights?? :P.cuz those ones look FABULOUS. Truly. I love them. They really make the dress POP.

    I totally hear you on the belt-thriftstore thing. You can find so many cute belts for SO super cheap at thrift stores.

    I can walk out of a thrift store with ten of them. It's bad news :).

    Anyways, you are gorgeous along with the blossom trees :). I hope you're having a good week! Congrats on the award, darrlin'!

    Love always,
    Magpie:)

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