Friday, October 29, 2010

Sounds good, but I still don't know

Wedding Thursday posts will be back next week...
Top to bottom:
Sweater: LOFT via swap
Shirt: Hand-me-down from friend
Spotted and Noted Shorts: c/o ModCloth
Shoes: Vintage via Flea Market
Bag: vintage thrifted
Necklace: c/o Dolly & Boy
Wow, it's been such a crazy week, I took these photos last weekend and haven't had time to post them until now. I wore this last weekend thrift shopping with Chris, it wasn't the most successful trip, but I felt like dressing up. Since I have to wear specific things during the work week, I feel like my weekend outfits have been getting more elaborate. When I worked in an office, the weekends were a welcome respite and chance to just hang out in jeans and a t-shirt, but now I want to take advantage of the closet that doesn't get used during the week. Fall being perfect layering weather doesn't hurt either.

When i last wore these shorts, it was about 98 degrees and July, and all I could think about was wearing them with tights! I love how they look too, layered with a cardigan, vest, and button-up. This vest isn't something I would normally wear outside of my job, but it adds a nice buffer between the cardigan and shirt, which are similar tones, and brings in the blue of the tights and shorts. Plus, I like the little pin dots.
Are you excited for Halloween? I still don't know what I'm being! Last year Chris and I very hastily came up with Wayne and Garth costumes, and we've had some great ideas this year but little time to put anything together. Well, I guess it will be a surprise! Do you have a costume planned?

Have a great weekend!

37 comments:

The Boob Nazi said...

I love that sweater.

Catherine said...

You look great! I love the how the vest adds to the layered look. What kind of stuff do you have to wear during the week?

Future Lint said...

I love how there are so many layers without looking bulky! Those shorts are adorable and I love the bag! I am being a "reverse mermaid" for halloween (The whole idea is that mermaids are sexy and whatever, but you can't actually have sex with them due to the fish bottom. A reverse mermaid is gross fish on top, lady on the bottom. But that is decidedly unsexy. Thus, my costume!)

Liz said...

It really came together perfectly! I'm posting my costume today :)

amber said...

i am in love with those shorts!! i really like the way you put this outfit together :)

not sure if i am dressing up or not this year, but if we decide to do something - we are going as trashy bride and groom! haha

archives said...

woah! want.that.bag!

Charlie said...

this is a very cute outfit! I love the polka dots, too. :)

April, Everyday Forgotten said...

Ahh totally love this outfit! Those shorts are so cute and I love the colours of the layers.

Rachel said...

What do you have to wear to work?

The Jilted Lovers said...

adorable! i love your hair btw :D

Lauren said...

I love all the layering going on in this outfit! It makes for such a great look!

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Orchid Grey said...

To those of you wondering what I wear for work, I work at AA as a visual merchandiser so Monday through Friday I have to wear the "uniform" of all AA clothes. My outfits here are either what I wear after work or on the weekends.

MrJeffery said...

so pretty! love it!

Beatrice said...

Love your bag!! I've been trying to hunt one down like that but so far no luck!

Chaucee said...

I love this outfit! So cute : )

cb said...

great outfit, LOVE it!!! plus that bag is SUPER awesome!!

the mister and i are going to be morticia and gomez <3

have a great halloween!

xo,
cb

Claire Marie said...

Such a great, well put-together outfit! And I love those shorts!

Megan said...

I absolutely love this outfit. :) And your hair looks luscious!

As for Halloween, I'm waiting until the last minute too... I'm thinking of a diy chicken costume. :P

Natalya's Closet said...

I LOVE how you dressed up those shorts, and that bag is so chic! XOXO, Natalya

Half Dressed said...

Great outfit! Love the spotted design of the shorts and the shoes are really cute. Good luck with thinking up a costume idea.

L x
Half Dressed

BlueVanilla said...

So cute I love those shorts!! Bag and shoes are awesome!
xx

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Sarah said...

I have to wear a uniform at work so I go a little crazy with my outfits when I'm off work too.
You're bag is probably my favorite thing about this outfit. Gorgeous.
For Halloween I'm going as a pinup girl.

Gwendolyn Little said...

i love your vintage thrifted accessories, shoes and bag are amazing!

A Little Brighter said...

Love everything about this outfit! Those shorts are right up my alley and the shoes are the best!
I havn't decided on Halloween either, I'm sure figure something out! I know what you mean about waiting until the weekends!

Ayesha x

kelly ann said...

LOVE your cute shorts... but that gorgeous bag is best of all! :)

Kayley said...

Awesome outfit! I love the shorts. Modcloth is the best!

You should do a post once you figure out what your Halloween costume is - I'm sure it'll be adorable! I did posts on my blog all week about Halloween costumes I've worn the past five years. They were all inspired by items I already owned ... if you're interested in some DIY ideas. :)

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Dita Tastmakr said...

No costume this year, I am confined to my bed with a bug! Yuck! But anyhow I love your outfit, very structured but also relaxed. The contrast of textures and colors allow each piece to stand out but also compliment each other! Love those shoes and bag! Happy Halloween!

hi there love said...

i love your outfit! especially the shoes:)
and im being a cat for halloween, haha. pretty typical.

Angie D said...

SQUEE! You look amazing!

Fabulocity in Amish Country said...

Love those shorts! I am diggin' how you paired all of this stuff together!

Tiffany said...

OMG I love your bag. So fun!

MOUSEVOX VINTAGE said...

I always come up with these elaborate costumes for Halloween and then never find the time to execute them. I still have no idea what to wear and I have a costume party tonight. Eek!

Shallow Mallow said...

Great outfit :) Have a drooled over your bag before? Excuse the repetition if so because it is absolutely gorgeous!

Ellie Rose said...

This is a great outfit! Love the shirt with the shorts :-)

sweetevis said...

super cute. love your hair!

Eunice said...

Love this! all the layers and the cute shorts make this a stunning outfit!


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Grace Hitchcock said...

love your shorts. love love love.
-grace
www.thewhati.tumblr.com

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