March 4, 2009
Between the cold/warm/completely unpredictable weather and a long string of 14-hour work days, I'm starting to feel like it's time for a break. What does it mean when you start plotting devious ways to break into the CDC in order to contract the Ebola virus just so you have an excuse to stay home and get some rest? It means you need a vacation, that's what.
Unfortunately, that probably won't happen anytime soon, so I just
Do you ever feel like it's easier to get dressed up than it is to go casual? Sometimes I have a hard time on the weekends because 70% of my wardrobe is work clothing.
Sweatsuits are about as casual as it gets, and I have exactly two pair--they were Christmas gifts. I refuse to wear them outside of the house. As I am vehemently opposed to sweats of the hot-pink-velour-with-rhinestones-across-the-arse variety, I hadn't given much thought
I tend to be veeeery impatient. This applies to pretty much all aspects of my life, and fashion is no exception. The stuff for fall from this past New York Fashion Week? Yeah, I want to wear it NOW. If the look is simple enough--like this one from Marc Jacobs' show-- it's fairly easy to duplicate. So, without further ado:
1. American Apparel Tri-blend long sleeve v-neck, $30 2. Forever21 Tribal print scarf, $5.80 3. BuyCostumes.com
In an effort to add a little variety to my already plentiful collection of black pants (really, who needs this many?), I ordered these drop-crotch trousers from asos.com. I love the high waist, silky material, and tapered leg, and since they're so "trendy" I kept the top simple and focused on accessories.
Shirt, Express; trousers, asos.com; shoes, Giuseppe Zanotti; Indian bridal necklace, bombayfashions.com; vintage earrings and pendant necklace.
Filed under Just Because I'm Goofy Like That:
Due to a larger than expected bonus, I took the unrequited shoe yearning as a sign rather than a test, and bought the slightly trashy, over-the-top, waaayyy out of my budget shoes I'd been obsessing about.Buyer's remorse? Not even a little bit.
Have you ever been unsure about a purchase? Did you regret it or did it work out for the best?