To be honest, I am not quite sure what I was thinking here. Was it “How many patterns can I fit in ONE outfit?” or “I am going to pick blindly from the closet and just put it on.” Maybe it was “I am going to be wearing camo for the next month – get in all other patterns while you still can.” Whatever it was, I still thought it was pretty fantastic till about half way through the day. Then it was more like, “What am I wearing?!?” Anyone else feel iffy about their outfit choices as the day ends?
My life is really just made up of an endless exploration for my next pair of shoes. And for the last two years, I have been on the hunt for the perfect boot. I promise you I have tried them all. There was even a time when I was almost desperate enough to buy myself a ridiculously expensive pair of Fryes, but those didn’t even make the cut. Well, now that I have found the perfect boot, I’m not really sure what to do with myself. I’ll be staring at the computer screen with my favorite shoe site pulled up and then realize I have nothing to look for. I have everything I need. I’ve met the one, and my search is done. Maybe I should start crocheting more now that I have all this free time..
leopard print scarf via ebay, $8; thrifted Gap chambray shirt, $3; Forever 21 pleated skirt; Fitzwell flats, $76
Was inspired by another pin for this outfit. Loved the casual effortlessness of the chambray with the black pleats.
Also, I was experimenting with how to tie my scarf in the first pic. Not sure if I like it yet… Anyone know what that knot is called? Just saw it floating around Pinterest and thought I’d give it a go!
|No spark during the date? Wear a little sparkle in your belt!
top; Abercrombie & Fitch
shoes and belt
This is my current date night outfit. Lately, I’m loving classy, formal-looking tops dressed down with a pair of fitted jeans. It’s a great combo for a date that you don’t know how to dress for (which still happens with me and my husband). The collar is meant to be folded down, but I prefer it up.
Cute flats are a great idea to keep the outfit fun and feminine while still being able to take those long romantic walks or awkward strolls to and from restaurants……. Speaking of flats, loafers are amazing! Patterned loafers are even better. Thanks, mommy! With all one color, a pattern can really pop anywhere you have it.
Whether it’s the best night of your life or a total bust, having a versatile date night outfit makes you ready for almost everything! 😉
sent me this bag as another fashion blogger chain project
! It is the Traveling Paths Bag. Next I am handing it off to Mara
! So check out her blog in a few days. I guess you can now if you want to..
I really liked this bag. I’m kind of sad that I have to send it off! It reminds me of my tan bag from Korea
I’ve been using for my gym things but it’s prettier. I love the weaving details on the front! I also love that it’s big. It would be perfect for weekends away, flights, and it can even be used as a diaper bag if you’re a cool mom. If you’re not, then it’s probably not for you.
If this thing came with straps, it would’ve been a winner. Update: It does! Le Mode just forgot to put it in with the bag when they sent it to me! Also, the handles are flat and not rounded so when you pick it up, it bends. I like to hook my bags on my arms (see above) so it dug into my skin. I have weak arm veins so it hurt. (I sold plasma for a year.)
Also, a special shout-out to Liana of Fashion Bag 411 and Beauty Bag 411
! She very
generously sent me a bunch of clothes! This blazer was my favorite. I haven’t worn it until now because I’ve been meaning to pair it with this Love Stitch blouse
but I kept pairing it with other stuff and I didn’t want to overwear it but I think it’s too late now. Thank you so much, Liana!!!! Fun fact: Chase and Liana (and her twin sister) grew up in the same town!!!
Friends, meet pants
. Pants, meet friends. We’re all going to get along just fine…as soon as I find a skinny brown belt. Until then we’ll just have to make do. By we I just mean me…unless someone has an extra belt for me to borrow and never return.
I really liked this outfit today. You can tell because I wore the same shirt two days in a row. This outfit doesn’t reflect my usual style and I kind of like that. I say “kind of” because I’m not sure if this was accidental or if I really am that amazing. No… I’m pretty amazing.
The next time you’ll see my face is when my skin clears up…which is never.
Don’t forget about the giveaway
! It’s still a couple days fresh so not a lot of people have entered. Follow my blog with bloglovin’
for an extra entry and because you love me. If not, just pretend.