Monday, April 30, 2012

dotty, stripes, and jammies

dress as skirt: old navy (similar)
sweater: american eagle holdout from high school
belt: forever21
whistle necklace: forever21 (similar)
flats: cole haan
sunnies: ray-ban

pajama-like qualities of this dress/skirt: numerous


Friday, April 27, 2012

dotty, a new favorite shirts, and birds

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bird-print shirt: zara
jeans: old navy (exactly)
jacket: michael kors (exactly)
flats: cole haan
bag: banana republic
sunnies: ray-ban (exactly)

days per week that i want to wear this shirt: 7




Wednesday, April 25, 2012

dotty, houndstooth, and a boring outfit

black pants, gray shirt, wear to work, business casual, big scarf, ootd, outfit blog, dash dot dotty, houndstooth nails, nail stickers
jacket: forever21 (similar)
shirt underneath: club monaco
scarf: forever21
pants: target
houndstooth nails: gift from my sister
flats: cole haan (similar)

number of times today that male co-workers asked me how this happened to my nails: 4




Tuesday, April 24, 2012

dotty, put a bird on it, and glitter

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bird-print shirt: zara (exactly)
skirt: thrifted
tights: simply vera (similar)
boots: target+some sparkle paint(similar)

number of bird species on this shirt that i can identify: 0

creative: this shirt is actually fairly colorful and whimsical.  and i'm totes wearing olive green tights with it.  
young: these boots are definitely more casual and therefore feel younger to me for some reason.  maybe it's because i painted the heels with silver glitter craft paint.  oh yeah, that must be it.  
professional: check.  (gray pencil skirts are almost always professional.)

catch up on the whole creative young professional series of outfits over yonder.




Saturday, April 21, 2012

dotty, weekends, and borrowed shirts

shirt: borrowed from the boy, club monaco
jeans: bdg (similar)
bracelets: forever21 and gifts

probability of me matching our living room on the weekends: very high


Friday, April 20, 2012

friday five: pattern poll

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everybody's read the standard tips for pattern mixing: stay in the same color family, combine different scales of patterns, stripes go with everything, and such.  this "cloud print" dress (they look more like badges to me, but maybe other places have perfectly geometric clouds and i'm just missing out) has been hanging around in my closet trying to befriend other patterns.  i've been trying to figure out what to pair it with, and while the rules of pattern mixing provide some inspiration (see above), i want to attempt to be a little more creative with this. so, i need some help from any professional pattern mixers out there to help me decide which of these works and which is a little too anthro-catalog-explosion-ish.  there's even a vote box below!






which of these patterns works? free polls 

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

dotty, blue, and more blue

blue shirt: dora landa (exactly)
blue pants: target
jean jacket: thrifted (similar)
whistle necklace: forever21 (similar)

number of tobias f√ľnke jokes i made while wearing this blue outfit: 3



Tuesday, April 17, 2012

dotty, hearts, and favorites

jacket: michael kors (exactly)
hearts: asos (similar)
pants: target
oxfords: old navy
giant scarf: handknit

creative: this is really just a combination of my recent favorites.
young: hearts!
professional: oxfords, black pants, and a collar.  that counts, right?




Monday, April 16, 2012

dotty, stripes, and spring!

striped dress: h&m (similar)
cardigan: forever21
polka dot scarf: forever21 (exactly)
tights: target
boots: target

number of times my boot heels sunk into the ground while taking these photos: 8



Wednesday, April 11, 2012

dotty, architects, and wearing black

all black outfit, statement necklace, joie dress, dress and long cardigan, stone collection
dress: joie
cardigan: old navy
boots: target
rock collection/statement necklace: forever21

i was feeling less-than-creative this morning, but i knew i wanted to wear this chunky rock collection necklace.  hence, i defaulted to my profession's uniform: all black.  while i've avoided this before today it seemed kinda perfect for spending a quiet day at the office.  



Tuesday, April 10, 2012

dotty, yellow shoes, and such

shirt: new york and company (similar)
scarf: vintage
skirt: thrifted
heels: urban outfitters (similar)

creative: yellow shoes, turquoise shirt, peach scarf, and red many colors!
young: seriously, yellow shoes!
professional: dress shirt, pencil skirt, and heels.  

see all sorts of other posts like this over here




Monday, April 9, 2012

dotty, rust jeans, and some pleats

cardigan: forever21 (similar)
top: lc lauren conrad
jeans: old navy (exactly)
boots: target

dinner+shopping with this lovely lady



Friday, April 6, 2012

friday five: home

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oh, hi! i'm going to try something new where on fridays i make of list of five things i like. i'm not really sure where this will go, but it seems like a good spot for non-outfits to hang out.  this week, the five things are snippets of our home.

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1. our picture ledge.  
it needs some work still, but i like the direction it's headed in.

snow camouflage, wall panels, curtains, snow camo, pendant lights, window dressing, dash dot dotty, all whites, white out, white interiors
2. our bedroom window.  
the cut layer is snow camouflage and the paper lamps have been following the boy for years.

wall clock, vintage style wall clock, blik wall decals, lightbulb stickers, wall art, incandescent bulbs, tan walls,
3. our kitchen clock and lightbulbs.  
the lights are a blik wall decal.

furry target pillow, printed pillow, couch collection, throw pillows, gray faux fur pillow, white leather ikea couch, tufted white couch
4. couch pillow tableau.  
the furry one is a new friend that mysteriously ended up in my cart at target.

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5. spring scarves in my closet.  
all the winter ones have gotten pushed to the back.