Thursday, February 28, 2013

Snip snip

skirt: thrifted, CA (similar) // lace tank: zara (similar) // moss green cardigan: gap via thrift, CA (similar) // shoes: payless (similar) // belt: thrifted, VT  // necklace: thrifted, CA (made from a handbag chain)

I'm not gonna lie -- I've been dreaming about wearing this outfit for days now. It was one of the first ideas I had back when I started my 30-30 (in January!), but I hadn't gotten around to actually wearing it until today. It's basically all my favorite pieces thrown together, but I think it works -- though, I'm of the new-found belief that a pink pencil skirt goes with practically anything. 

Plus, yesterday I went to the dentist and in order to keep good on one of my new year's resolutions, that meant I was due for a real haircut. (Other signs that it was time? I've been tossing it up into a makeshift bun way too often, and my bangs were out of control.) I wasn't quite sure what I wanted besides "shorter" and "less crazy," but I'm really happy with how it turned out. As a result, here are a bajillion pictures, because that's how I roll: (Though, many didn't make the cut -- there were so many outtakes this morning, I think it was because we had company in the form of a man sitting in his car and staring -- fun times!)  

Photos by Sarah -- thanks!


  1. I think the smile is the best. I am amazed you did so well with weird guy hanging out in his car. Weird guy was weird.

  2. Beautiful outfit! Love the mix of all the romantic colours and love the gorgeous pop of colour with your red lips! Lovely!

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    The Urban Umbrella

  3. Great look- I love the color combo!

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  6. Great outfit! You are very cute and funny!

    Good weekend,

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  8. I also have a pink skirt and I'm always amazed by how versatile it is. Dare I say better than a black skirt? ;-)

    1. I absolutely would choose my pink skirt over a black pencil skirt... but I do love color somethin' fierce! I guess it's not for the faint of heart, but I strongly support wearing bright color over a neutral.

  9. Such a lovely outfit! I really like the belted cardi and the bright pink skirt :)

    Away From The Blue

  10. I just love all the color combos you come up with...that cardi with that skirt is perfect! And the new hair looks great :)

    The Other Side of Gray

  11. Great oufit. So quirky!

  12. Great color combo! You always have the best color combos! I need to try pairing brown with my pink pencil skirt!


  13. I love this outfit! Very pretty and the color of your skirt if fabulous.


  14. I love this look and you work it well!


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  16. i love your new "do"! very nice!

  17. Ahh, I love it! :)
    Your hair looks amazing (I really need to get a hair cut soon..)

    And that pencil skirt, holy camoly, I love it! Pink pencil skirts really should go with everything. Although, I do love everything about this outfit, so it's hard to say that that's my favorite part. I'll just say, you're my favorite part and that'll be that, tehe!

  18. Your hair is so cute! You have such great curls! And I love this outfit - so cute!

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