Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Statement





Shirt/ Tights/ Belt: American Apparel
Skirt: Vintage/ thrifted
Shoes: Irregular Choice


I love the simple power of an easy outfit dressed up with a statement shoe, the easiest thing ever. You all know how much I love the combination of blue, black, and brown, but this day my favorite conglomeration needed something...more. So, I added my most insane shoes, which I assure you, I can not walk in for the life of me.

I've been on the fence lately with my hair. On the one hand, when I take the time to style it, I love it, but of course, when I don't, I can't stand it. It gets caught in car doors, wraps around my neck when I sleep (yeah), etc. I don't know. Maybe it's just this time of year. Or maybe the joy of waking up with my freakishly long hair wrapped around my neck is wearing off. Life is full of mysteries.

This is serious business:

46 comments:

MrJeffery said...

whoa. incredible shoe!

Gillian said...

I have similarly long and thick hair and grapple with the daily debate on whether or not to just ditch all of it for something... simpler.

Yours looks lovely, but girl I feel your pain!

Superstition Vintage said...

Oh, I love your hair! It really is beautiful, even when you wear it up; I wish I could grow mine that long!

-Leah
Superstition Vintage

Samantha Chu Ramage. said...

i felt the same way about my hair and i don't have half as much as you do!!

xo
sami

Emily Rose said...

THOSE SHOES ARE AMAZING!! and I hear ya on the long hair thing. it gets caught in my elbows a lot too..

Hope said...

Love those shoes! My hair annoys me too sometimes...

-Hope
www.aflatteringtale.com

Amy said...

Those shoes are making me seriously jealous! Amazing!

cakesandshakes said...

My hair is not quite as long as yours and even it drives me wild sometimes. I have to tie it up in bed, otherwise it's a total nightmare! Don't cut it though, it's too gorgeous!

Http://www.cakesandshakes.wordpress.com

Katie said...

you're hair is just gorgeous long. i just chopped off my hair and i just love it! i chickened out the last time i got it cut & regretted it, so i knew it was time for it to go. when it's time for a change, you'll know it and i am sure it will look SO pretty short too!

Kassie Nichole said...

You and your hair look lovely! Those shoes are insane! In a good way! Great outfit! :)

-Kassie
www.gingerflair.blogspot.com

Shannon said...

Those shoes are so fun! They add the perfect touch of whimsy to your look.

http://shannonhearts.blogspot.com/

Dawn said...

Don't cut it Julie, I know what you mean about the effort you have to put into it, it is worth the effort because your hair is incredible. Great shoes, really unique. Dawn Suitcase Vignettes xo

modern Suburbanites said...

you have gorgeous hair! and i love love those shoes!

www.modernsuburbanites.blogspot.com

Madame Diana said...

i love your hair! :)

Natasha Fatah said...

Love, love, love those shoes! You look great!

www.natashafatah.blogspot.com

Santina said...

There are few things I love more than a simple but chic outfit with an amazing pair of heels or a great bag. These heels are fantastic!

As for hair, I can't say I've ever known the feeling of waking up to my own hair wrapped around my neck, but my boyfriend has dreads (really long dreads) and sometimes I wake up with one or two across my head or pillow!

Justalazymorning said...

you're so beautiful!
and i'm pretty obsessed with your hair, amazing!
xoxo

Bre said...

I love the shoes, why can't you walk in them? And about your hair; mine is not long but there is a lot of it and it's big. I sometimes braid it before bed. I do love your hair it is beautiful but at the end of the day you need to make you happy. I sure do love your hair though.

Charmaine said...

I know what you mean about the hair, I used to have long hair. I used to take all my hair & put it up overtop of my pillow & out of my way when I slept, so it wouldn't bug me & be tangled in the morning.
I've had medium/short hair for a good 5 years now & I'm thinking of growing it out again. I remember it being great, but you've just reminded me that it can be a challenge at times too.

Sweet Harvest Moon said...

Lovely outfit! Don't cut your hair, it's beautiful!

miss teacups. said...

but would you just LOOK at how gorgeous it looks in that last photo?? your hair length is my goal right now, so i'm slightly bias ;) your hair would look amazing no matter what you do!

The So-Called Wife said...

This outfit is so adorable, and I personally love your love crazy hair! But you're the one who has to live with it every day, so if you're feeling a change-up, I say go for it. :)

Kaitlin Mattingly said...

umm I'm pretty sure your hair is the most amazing thing in this world...so pllleeassee don't cut it. i love those shoes too! talk about unique. fabulous.

xoxo katlin
kaitgirl

Tracy @ The Wardrobe Wanderer said...

Wow! The statement shoe totally make this outfit POP! You look lovely, and as always, your hair is amazing :)

xx
Tracy Ann
(recently back at my blog and would love a visit from anyone! *wink*)

The Daily Fashionista said...

You do have the most amazing head of hair ever. I hate when I wake up my hair choking me though. Weirds me out.

HollyDolly said...

Those shoes are craaaaaazy cool.

And you have the most gorgeous hair. But I understand what you are saying. My hairs starting to get pretty long, and sometimes I daydream about chopping it off.

Dana said...

Your hair is so amazing, but I also relate to what you are saying. When ever I tell my friends I want to change my hair they will tell me not, but I'm sort of bored with it. Have you considered ombre hair? I know it is a little over done, but it would be incredible on your long, thick hair.
-Dana
dailydoseofdana.tumblr.com

Elizabeth, Delightfully Tacky said...

Sames with the hair situation. Mine almost made me lose my mind last night as I laid in bed with it attacking me at every turn. Ugh.

Carmen said...

lovely skirt <3

wildchild said...

it is super long, but i love it. seriously pretty hair. keep it and enjoy it :)

sallie oleta barbee said...

these are some of my favorite sorts of outfits too - simple, chic and still unique.
i think you deserve an award for your hair - but seriously, its just hair. no need to feel precious about it. you do what feels right when the right time comes.

Eli said...

LOVE the hair and shoes.

I've been having similar qualms about my long hair, although yours is several inches longer. I've resisted getting a haircut in almost three years and I'm wondering if it's time to bite the bullet and that maybe my hair doesn't seem to settle in place because I havent had a good haircut. Arg! At least yours is straight, it's so much more difficult when it's a wavy thing going on.

Melissa said...

Your hair is gorgeous! Though I have hair that's almosssst that long though so I know how it can get annoying. For example, now whenever I cook i HAVE to put it up or else. Hair in food is NO good.

Also, major shoe envy going on right now, whoa. Are those current or an old purchase? I want them!

shelby h.k. said...

you look gorgeous. and totally obsessed with those shoes!! i just got a killer black suede mary jane pump, and i most certainly cannot walk in them either!! thanks for your honesty.

xx

seekingstyleblog said...

Your hair is gorgeous! Do not dare cut it!

http://seekingstyleblog.wordpress.com

Jamie Rose said...

Those shoes really are super cool! I really love the suede skirt too. It looks perfect on you.

chillairandperfume said...

Your hair looks especially gorgeous here, and OMG THOSE SHOES!

I attended my first Boston Blogger event last night. It was so much fun! Wish you were still here so I could have met you :)

www.chillairandperfume.blogspot.com

wardrobeexperience said...

best shoes ever! ... ans best hair ever!! ;)

http://wardrobexperience.blogspot.com

Julie said...

That heel is fantastic!

Long hair like yours is such a statement, I wonder if cutting it would change your style at all?

April said...

Blue, black & brown is such a classic combo...but I love how you threw in the fun shoes. And walking is so over-rated anyway! ; )

Francesca C said...

fantastic hair!!!!!!you're very nice!!!
Thefunnygame

zoe said...

I say cut it. You've had this beautiful, luxurious mane for a long time now, and it is definitely both of those things! But just because something is good doesn't mean it shouldn't be changed. If styling is a hassle and not-styling is a hassle, it sounds like you might really appreciate a beautiful, sophisticated, short cut. A short do can be beautiful and luxurious too. You've loved and appreciated your hair, as has everyone else. It's OK to let it go. Personally, I think you'd be stunning with something short. And in the midst of all your new changes, what's one more?

Kultur und Stil said...

wow these shoes are soooo beautiful! you have a new follower! I'd be very happy if you visit also my site, I'm quite new to the "blogger-world" and trying to get better every day ;-) xxx Anita

Laken Linnea said...

those shoes are beyond amazing!!

love always,
laken
http://chaitealattefashion.blogspot.com

Bostonista said...

Love those shoes! Blowfish has a such a great selection!

xo

Luna said...

lovely shoes!
xo

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