:: T-shirt ~ Billabong ::: Skirt ~ Made from pants bought at a local garage sale ::: Watch and boots ~ Thrifted ::: Necklace ~ Freedom clothing collective ::
I find my hair gets unruly more quickly and is reluctant to do what I’d like it to when it needs a cut. Having had some disappointing ones in the past, hair cuts are something I get a little anxious about. Length is my major concern; no wonder I don’t like any length taken off! Anyhow I’d been saying I should get a cut for about a week and then by chance a girl came into my work promoting herself. I decided that was too coincidental to turn down so I made my appointment, she was lovely and even straightened my hair very carefully. It is shorter but not by an amount I can’t deal with, which is such a relief.
:: Jacket ~ Thrifted, hemmed by me ::: Skirt ~ Made by me (fabric from a dress I thrifted and shortened) ::: Shirt, Boots and Watch ~ Local yard sale ::
I love pictures with a good spin, showing the pleats or shape of a skirt or jacket in this case. But I don’t usually like pictures of me looking at the camera. Funny that in this set two passed my critique, mainly because they best showed the outfit. I thrifted this jacket spring last year, it was an item it took a while for me to feel comfortable actually wearing. I managed to hem it acceptably and now I wear it almost every day. Easy to throw on, plus it protects a skirt like this one from blowing in the wind!
:: Top ~ Dress, H&M ::: Skirt ~ Thrifted ::: Boots ~ Steve Madden ::: Wrist warmers ~ Gift shop in Iceland ::: Ring ~ costume jewelry, Grandmother’s ::
These wrist warmers were definitely a treat to myself. I thought they were gorgeous and fit perfectly but they were quite expensive. At the time I was traveling with two lovely swiss girls and we left the shop and pulled the car out of the parking spot before I said wait and ran back inside to get them. I knew I’d regret not buying them so they are my main Iceland memento. I was a little sad as I hadn’t warn them that much last winter but they are getting lots of wear this fall. Again working in agreement with my idea to buy something if you’re really in love with it, even if you are not sure how you will wear it right away. There are so many things in my wardrobe that have been there for ages and I only later figure out how to style, those are the best rediscoveries!
I felt like being a little dressy today. I have had my eye on this skirt for quite some time, especially as I think the colours are perfect for fall. I wanted to pair it with something lighter and then finally this dress came to mind. Other than minor bunching issues I really liked the resulting ensemble.
:: Top ~ Shop in Australia ::: Skirt ~ UO (old) ::: Shoes and watch ~ thrifted ::
I think these pictures would have been nicer if I was smiling but I really like this simple skirt and top combination so I still wanted to post it. The layers and pattern mixing of the skirt, in my mind, makes it a little edgy. I guess this post is also an farewell to the days of it being too hot for tights.
Worn somewhere about a month ago.