Friday, August 3, 2012

Slouchy


Normally with my outfits I try to define my waist since I'm so curvy, but last night we went out for drinks with some of Josh's co-workers, and I wanted something a bit less restricting in the waist since I knew I'd be having a few beers. I liked the slouchy look of this outfit, even though it wasn't the most flattering.

I hope everyone has a nice weekend! Josh and I are planning on going swimming in my parents' pool tomorrow, since it's supposed to be 95 degrees here, and then I might turn domestic and can some honey-soaked plums. The next few months will be filled with my canning projects - I plan on canning dozens of quarts of peaches, tomatoes, pears, pickles, and applesauce. (That actually sounds disgusting when you list them in that order, but they're really very tasty!)

I keep holding my fingers like this whenever we take close-up shots of my bracelets, and then it looks like I'm missing half my fingers. I need to work on that...



White blouse: from an antique show
Hot pink skirt: Zara
Brown heels: Macy's
Brown scalloped-brim hat: Asos
Purse: Eva Messenger Bag from Ellington Handbags
Necklace: can't remember
Embroidered bracelet: thrifted from Village Merchants
Pink bracelet: H&M

9 comments:

  1. Aw I love this bright pink skirt! I always do that with my fingers too but usually it is to hide the fact that my finger nail polish is disturbingly disheveled. LOL Enjoy your canning!

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    1. That's why I never paint my fingernails - I know they would look horrible after like two days, and then I'd have to try and hide them in photos.

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  2. Your Grandpa would have enjoyed the "missing fingers" shot. LOL!

    Dad

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    1. I thought of him while I was writing that!

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  3. That's such cute outfit...I don't mind the loose layers at all, you look breezy and chic :) And your hat is DARLING, I love how you wear them.

    <3 Cambria
    jupefashion.blogspot.com

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    1. Thanks, Cambria! I am kind of obsessed with hats, aren't I?! I don't wear this one as often as I should.

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  4. I actually think by you not defining your waist, it looks very flattering in this ensemble! You look really lovely. And your hair in that last photo is just stunning-such a beautiful color! Canning sounds really fun. The only thing I've ever canned is jam...so good!

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    1. Thank you, Katie! It's nice to try a new silhouette sometimes - quite often I get stuck in the "define my waist" mode, but that's not the only style that's flattering.

      Canning is so fun! It's a lot of work - sometimes I'll spend a whole day canning (especially with tomatoes), but it's so rewarding in the end.

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  5. Your bracelets are so pretty!

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