Style: Chasing the Moon
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Style: Chasing the Moon

I saw these silver earrings while browsing at The Little Mahatma during the OTR/Gateway Celebration a few weeks ago. The shop is filled with “exquisite jewelry, folk art & artifacts from many exotic lands” per their webpage, and the place delivers as promised–the cases and shelves lining every inch of the store are filled with everything from dramatic bejeweled earrings from India to heavily decorated gold collars from Morocco. The cloying scent of nag champa permeated the entire space (as would be expected) and I was enchanted.

My ongoing obsession with Indian bridal jewelry was immediately revived, and I couldn’t stop thinking about the mystical silver earrings with the intriguing night-sky pattern for the next few days! Rather than suffer in silence like a tormented fashion martyr, I made my way back to The Little Mahatma and pounced on my prize.

Unable to wait to wear them (when do I ever wait?), I paired them with an H&M dress I bought years ago but have only worn once, a pair of short shorts I won’t be able to wear much longer if I keep eating the way I do, and the gray ugly-but-cool booties.

Dress (worn as top), H&M; shorts, Forever21; shoes, Jeffrey Campbell

I love the subtle chiming sound the earrings make when I shake my head and I’m happy I was able to support a local independent business. Don’t you just love when things work out for everyone?

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  • Alicia

    July 6, 2009 at 1:05 pm

    They’re beautiful!!!

  • Towanna

    July 6, 2009 at 2:58 pm

    Love your blog, your style and your hair!!! With that being said can you please do a post on your hair or email me and let me know the process. I jsut recently went natural and would love to try that stlyle you rocking on this post.

    Thanks in advance

  • Fajr

    July 8, 2009 at 9:44 am

    Love the dress with the silver stripes, it compliments the earrings very well! Great outfit and ditto on Towanna’s comment!

  • Tina Lane

    July 8, 2009 at 1:36 pm

    Did I ever tell you I did a little bellydancing in a past life? The jewelry is pretty similar.