Tuesday, November 2, 2010

the seventh sense


So this post was supposed to go up yesterday.  But I had no internet.  And also I napped during my son's nap time (ie. blogging time).  So here I am.  It's Tuesday.  Everyone do the Tuesday Dance (you shake your hips just so).

Now, last week I promised I would talk about clothes this week. I know I tend not to keep blog promises (can't help it, a woman's prerogative to change her mind and all that).  But this week I am still feeling it.  So, enough preamble, let's commence.  

Do you see MY PANTS?  Totally awesome, right?  Oh yes.  I think so.  And guess the price tag.  Just take a moment, close your eyes, and imagine a number in your head.  Was it 70 cents?  Because if it was, you're right.  Seriously, these pants cost me less than a dollar.  You see, I had a hankering to go to my favourite thrift store.  And when I got there I found out it was everything you can stick in a bag for five dollars day.  So I stuffed 7 things in a bag, including these pants (which make my butt look awesome, next time a butt picture, I promise ;-).  

I seem to have this sixth sense about sales.  I just "know".  Whenever I have an especial strong inclination to go to a shop there's a sale on.  Seriously, ask my husband.  It's like a seventh sense: the shopping sense.  

outfit total: $334.05

jacket, danier: $300
pants, vintage thrifted: 70 cents
shoes, naturalizer: $30
shirt: my mommy bought it for me
purse, danier: birthday gift from my husband
scarf, thrifted: 25 cents
wooden bracelet, thrifted: $1
silver bracelet, tiffany and co.: gift from my husband

Heart: Kimberellie

21 comments:

  1. Can I borrow your seventh sense when I go shopping this weekend? Being a poor college student, well, that would benefit me a lot ;)

    You look chic. Not that that is anything new, because you always are. I think you have an eighth sense of always looking amazing, too.

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  2. You crack me up :D
    Agreed, they're awesomer than awesome :)
    You got serious shopping mojo!

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  3. Love it :)))

    http://minnja.blogspot.com/

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  4. I totally love both your jacket and your trousers (in the UK pants are underwear, I had to learn that quickly when I first came here!)

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  5. Seventh sense, eh? Well I believe it, because you always find the most amazing things. I wish you could work your magic for me too, that would be awesome. You look loverly.

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  6. Great trousers! Those high waisted ones always look scary on the hanger, that must be why they are reduced to buttons in the sales. Well done. Gorgeous as ever! xxx

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  7. I cannot believe those cost you less than a dollar, how amazing!! The turn-ups look so cute too, I love this outfit!
    From Carys of La Ville Inconnue

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  8. The trousers look amazing on you! I think Vix is right - they're terrifying on a hanger which is why I never look twice at them but they always look great on other bloggers.

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  9. I love the waist detail on those pants!
    hmmm..I really wish I had your 7th sense...but the only problem is I have no where to use it in this little town...ugh!!

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  10. And what a great sense to have! You're looking very Amelia Earhart-y here in the most fabulous way!

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  11. I am so in love with those pants. They look so good on you! You have an AMAZING 7th sense! I need to learn how to shop vintage - any hints on what to look for?

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  12. Love this outfit.. looks awesome and totally your style!!

    8 more days on the Earring Giveaway
    BETHANY JANE DESIGNS EARRING GIVEAWAY

    Cheers,
    j

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  13. SUCH a fan of those trousers! And the red purse - GENIUS touch!

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  14. I wanna do the Tuesday dance with you... you and your fabulous smile never fail to make me smile as well. I miss you! xoxo

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  15. Those are awesome pants, I am definitely jealous of your 7th sense!

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  16. Well they look great on you. That is a great talent to have. What a great sale. I wish I walked into a store with a sale like that.

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  17. That's a deal!! I believe you about your sixth sense. I can tell sometimes when certain people are going to email me that day -- people I don't often hear from. It's odd but I just know. Sadly, I don't have a sixth sense for saving money...

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  19. I love the way you mix very expencive stuff with bargains!At the end of the day what counts is the ambience of an outfit not the price range.

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  20. I. Want. Those. Pants!
    I do! I really do!
    They make me feel physical pain, they are that gorgeous.

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