Monday, March 8, 2010

If you read my blog you know I’m a pilates freak, and by pilates, I mean waffles

It's amazing what a little sun and warm weather can do...
Goodbye winter!
Oxford Shirt: Vintage via Salvation Army (2.00)
Skirt: Lark & Wolf via UO (19.99 sale)
Wedges: Matiko via LF (40.00 sale)
Sweater Clip: Vintage via ? (old)
Belt: from a jacket
Take that Monday. This morning I feel like I actually conquered the string of terrible Mondays I've had for about two months, finally. I wanted to wear a couple of things I bought this weekend on a trip to Boston with Chris. I feel a little bad because it was supposed to be his birthday trip, and I'm the one that ended up buying stuff! I found this cute navy skirt in the UO bargain basement, which is super cute but admittedly doesn't pass my "five finger" rule for work. I've been looking for something to match this button-up I bought at Salvation Army awhile back, it reminds me of all those cute Steven Alan shirts that are way our of my price range!
I was going for a preppier look today, and also wanted to wear my new Matiko wedges. My search for comfortable heels/wedges is over. These are it! I actually ended up buying three pairs of shoes this weekend, which I know is ridiculous, but they were on sale!

Did everyone see Jen's amazingly cute post today? I'm just so so so happy for her and Kev! Congratulations!

Also, my internet is driving me bonkers.

70 comments:

Sidewalk Chalk said...

I love this look -- very schoolgirl preppy meets Alice in Wonderland color palette. The wedges and sweater clip are super cute!

- JoAnn, Sidewalk Chalk

tess said...

love your shoes!

the title of this post is hilarious

I smiled so much when I read Jen's post aww

Ce qui m'inspire said...

I love the fullness of your skirt! It's so cute!

Ce qui m'inspire

M. said...

those shoes...are gorgeous, this is my favorite outfit of yours so far, I love that skirt and the shirt!

lovelove, M.
http://marissaexplains.blogspot.com

calivintage said...

wait, what? those matiko shoes are totally on my wishlist! where did you get them and are they still available? must have!!!!

oh and your outfit is amazing of course! lookin good, lady!

Ann said...

Those shoes are so cute & your outfit is just the cure for Mondays. And now I want waffles.

Juliette said...

If I could reach into my computer screen and steal that outfit, I totally would.

WhereForArtThouRomeo

kate maggie said...

Everything is just so perfect here! love it!

Andi said...
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Andi said...

The bargain basement in Cambridge?? I was just there and got an awesome pair of tights (that I just blogged about on Saturday). The skirt is great, and I agree - Boston was so gorgeous this weekend//today! Can't wait for full-fledged spring!

http://www.tightsandbites.com

alamocitystyle said...

everything about this is perfect! i love your wedges and that was really creative to use that belt from the jacket, so cute!

Oh me, oh my. Oh oui, oh why... said...

Hi!
I dont usually comment - but i wanted to tell you that todays outfit is the BEST. you look great.
Kudos.

Nathalie said...

I love the skirt. I've been searching for the perfect black full mini skirt. I don't see it online though :(. My ex-roommate borrowed a nice black mini from me a long time ago and I just recently remembered that she never returned it. I wonder if it's too weird to ask for it back, lol. I like yours a lot more.

iris said...

Just give me...Wolf Blitzer at Burningman.

futurelint said...

I love your shirt - the sweater clip is such a good idea!

Lexie said...

this is one of my favorite looks of yours to date! that oxford is even *better* than a steven alan shirt!

naomi said...

i genuinely love this outfit. the proportions are amazing, as are the colours.

so much for the monday blues.

naomi

♥Lola said...

Love your wedges, they are gorgeous :)

princesspolitico said...

wonderful preppy influences, especially your full skirt! lovely color palette as well - navy is so versatile. also your wedges... swoon!

looks like spring is creeping up upon us! :)

xo.
princesspolitico.blogspot.com

anelisa said...

I could not love you more for the Zach Galifianakis reference. Straight up.

KDikio Vintage said...

absolutely LOVE your sweater clip! It's so exciting finding sweater clips since they are so rare these days. You wear it so well!

BikeWorkPlay said...

I adore this look. It's unbelievable! totally love those shoes too.

Jessica said...

This outfit is really cute - but the belt makes it absolutely perfect! I love details like that.

A Clumsy Way of Life said...

I really love this outfit! That shirt is so cute. Great find. Also, the skirt. I just really dig this outfit :)

Marisa said...

you're so clever - i love that belt, and those shoes are awesome!

marisa

www.lerainyday.blogspot.com

Anna said...

I love the mix with the shirt and the belt! Looks cool!

Lisa said...

I love this outfit!!

earthvs said...

Aw, that skirt is awesome - & your new wedges are adorable, & look sooooo comfy. Nothing wrong with buying three of the same thing if you know they work for you!

Urooba said...

CUTE OUTFIT!

Those wedges are sooper yum.

Your nose ring reminds me of English class; a boy I know, wanted that part of his nasal organ pierced too.

Omg! small world.

eunice said...

love this preppy look, and the sweater clip idea is fantastic!

heyfancypants.blogspot.com

The Daily Fashionista said...

You look amazing, and even though the skirt doesn't go by the five finger rule, when it's paired the way you do it, it's very professional in my opinion. And the shoes are awesome.

Kallie said...

absolutely adorable! i especially love the details of the bow and little sweater clip instead of a necklace.

Angie D said...

Holy cuteness! I, too, am celebrating the arrival of spring!

Those shoes are wonderful :)

Lucia said...

great outfit! I love everything about it.

hellolucie.blogspot.com

Rosie said...

I love that shirt!

Becca said...

HA HA! I actually laughed out loud when I read the title of your post on my little bloggie list. That is so funny!
The outfit is too cute for words! Don't you love how a good outfit makes the entire day better? It kinda sounds shallow to say that, but it's totally true!

BARGAIN BEX said...

This is, hands down, my most favorite outfit of yours to date. So preppy and adorable!

Meghan V. said...

Haha, your title. This is a great outfit & I love the scenery.

crowdedcloset said...

That skirt is amazing. Love that shape it makes! And the shoes... mmmm. LOVING them. You look amazing.

xo, Kim www.crowded-closet.com

Tink in My Closet said...

You look classic and preppy with an edge!

Ulrika said...

This looks really good, preppy really suits you! And the brooch is wonderful as well!xxx

http://ulrikahblog.blogspot.com/

Fashion Therapist said...

I absolutely adore this look and your new shoes look extremely comfy!

MamieGirls said...

I love this outfit! You look so cute!

Little Ocean Annie said...

Such a PERFECT outfit! You nailed every detail of it! Excellent!

That monolouge was so hilarious!

Sara Lynn said...

lol the name cracked me up!! I love this look very sweet :)

Brittany said...

Those wedges are awesome!! And I love the shirt!

Courtnee said...

I love that this outfit is both a little preppy and a little bit funky:) and yay for spring!

Le Quaintrelle said...

I love this! The shoes and sweater clips are just perfect. Also, your Zach Galifianakis quote in your title caught my eye. I posted "sometimes I do something and think 'that is SO raven'" as my facebook status and quickly learned what people don't watch SNL. haha so yay for you! :)

NiftyThriftyBeth said...

This is a great outfit on you, i love the detail of the little sweater clip!

The Jazzy Belle said...

Love the new skirt and shoes!! Both are really cute. Comfy wedges are hard to come by for sure.. I also bought two pairs of shoes over the weekend :) i have a shoe shopping problem. I don't care :)

Erin said...

Your post title is funny! I'm eating waffles for dinner... I love the shirt with the (forgot the name of it) collar chain thingy!

pepper said...

totally love the zach reference! Not to mention the outfit!!

Midwest Mayhem said...

Very cute! When I was in middle school the rule that the school set was that skirts couldn't be higher than where your thumb rested. That's the rule I've kept with me to apply to my work skirts.

Kjrsten said...

haha! that SNL was so great! This outfit out of control!!!! It is seriously killing me... killing me softly!

Megan Rose said...

This outfit is so sweet! I love the way your hair is styled, too. It really adds to the overall appearance of your look.

Whitney said...

Best opening monologue on SNL EVER.... Zach Galifianakis almost made me pee the pants!!!

ps.....love your get up!

myedit said...

I may have said this before... but I take it back... this is my favourite look! Ahhhh! And I'm having serious ponytail envy...

Brad Silk said...

SWEATER CLIP!
Jeal.

closet365 said...

That was the funniest SNL opening I've seen in a long time. Maybe ever.

LOVE LOVE LOVE this outfit. That is all.

Melanie said...

I love those shoes! You got them for $40?! Where did you get them?

patricia said...

i LOVE this outfit.. like loooove this outfit.

Emily D. said...

This outfit is absolutely fabulous. Love the details of the bow at the waist and the collar chain. Even as sweet as this look is, you give it a great dose of funk. Love it!

tastymoog said...

Fabulous shirt. I always want a crisp looking shirt for outfits like this, but am too lazy to iron. Maybe I should get some spray starch.

Danielle said...

The volume of that skirt is awesome! And that sweater clip is pretty cool.

LovelyLeigh said...

I really hope the title of the blog is a Zach Galifianakis joke lolz. I love love love the clip on!

xo
http://thelovelyleigh.blogspot.com/

Mascara or Motoroil said...

That top is probably the most adorable thing I've ever seen! And you put it together in suuuuuch a darling way. A+!!

piglet said...

This is my favourite look from you ever! Amazing!

Annie, Time Enough for Drums said...

That sweater clip is amazing. Can I come borrow it?! Annie.

Clare said...

Oh, I love this! The bow belt, the wedges. It's so sweet!

Tiffany said...

I'm a pilates freak too! Almost been going for a year now. Oh, and I love your sweater clip. Trying to figure out how to make my own with vintage clip-on earrings. Any idea?

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