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Style:Softening Up

Based on this post about changing style direction from leather and studs to softer and more feminine, I decided to pull a few items from the back of the closet to see if I could reappropriate all the gray and black into something a bit more douce. Dress, Victoria's Secret; sweater, H&M; tights, Forever21; socks, American Apparel; belt, vintage; earrings, The Little Mahatma I see lots of grays and taupes in my future...

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Black velvet if you please

Do you ever forget you own stuff? Sometimes I come across a blouse or a dress or a pair of shoes I forgot even existed, and a weird shameful/joyful feeling of discovery washes over me. On one hand, there's the "Woo-hoo, more clothes! It's like I went shopping!" feeling; on the other hand, I wonder why I get to have so much that I forget about it, when other people surely need more. Still trying...

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This page is in French

I came across some old(er) photos while backing up my computer, which I'm supposed to do weekly but am more likely to do quarterly. Ah, well. The skirt and top are both thrift store finds--the skirt stood out because I'm always drawn to bold stripes, and little boy's oxford shirts are permanently on my "I need more of these" list. I picked up this sweater dress (again, while thrifting) because the embroidery reminded me of something Consuela...

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Like grown folks

These old school Liz Claiborne trousers are so Miss Denecke (my second grade teacher), whose life goals must have included looking like an extra from the set of "Knots Landing" and teaching us to properly write cursive. I'm wearing teacher pants and a blazer. It's (almost) like I'm a grown up! Speaking of growing up*, have you ever thought about what it would be like to spend your childhood as an unpaid laborer or sex slave?...

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Gold Rush

Thrifted pants, shoes, and bracelets; Iceberg top; Gucci belt Wearing my old lady pants procured on a thrifting adventure (the high-waisted carrot shape looks so friggin' good to me right now) and sticking to the color palette: Aren't you proud? You'll like these, too: Color Blocking Thrift Gift 2 English Countryside Like this post? Subscribe to the RSS feed, or subscribe by email and get new posts sent directly to your inbox! ...

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