Tuesday, December 6, 2011

You're Standing On My Neck

Vest: Thrifted
Skirt: UO (old)
Tights: AA
Shoes: Thrifted
T-shirt: Madewell
Bracelets: F21, Swapped, ModCloth


I mentioned last week that Mandy took me thrift shopping a couple of weekends ago, the thing I love about thrifting that always has me coming back (no matter how many times I say I'm taking a break from the bargains) is that, if you look hard enough, you find the things that have been on your "want" list forever. I'd been pining for a little jean vest to throw over t-shirts and dresses for the longest time, there was a nice one from J.Crew awhile back, but I just couldn't shell out $70 for something that, stylistically, I wasn't totally sure about. $3.99 on the other hand is much more reasonable. I found these Doc Martin mary janes at the same place, they're so comfortable and they remind me of 1997 and middle school.

36 comments:

shelby h.k. said...

quintessential 90s and you are rocking it fully. feels very Clarissa Explains It All, love it!!

xx

Rae Veda said...

Cute outfit! I love the shoes and vest. xo, rv

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curious constellation said...

Those shoes are gorgeous & they look super comfy!

Chloe Trayner said...

Love this outfit, literally from head to toe. that jacket and those shoes are such stellar finds! I've been craving some mary jane DMs but I'm holding out from paying full price until I know I will wear them all the time. This outfit might have pushed me one step closer to investing!

Emily said...

This reminds me so much of DJ on Full House. She always was a stylish girl. Love it.

Anna said...

I love the Daria reference! That was my favourite show in high school :)

A Stylized Hysteria said...

I love a good Daria reference! You would make her and Jane proud in this outfit!

Cassie Nafziger said...

Love this outfit and I hope someday I thrift shoes like those!!

FutureLint said...

Those shoes! Insanely awesome!

Justalazymorning said...

i love the shoes!!
xoxo

Santina said...

Ah, those shoes! I had quite the collection of Docs back in the day, and I really wish I had kept a few pairs. You know, I bought a pair of floral jeans (yes, floral jeans) that would look rad with those!

Santina

jesse.anne.o said...

I got mine for almost the same price ($3.50) - made possible by a 50% off everything day at the thrift store.

Jean jacket love.

kate gabrielle said...

ooh! I used to have a jean jacket like that in elementary school.. it was my absolute favorite thing in my wardrobe :)

Katie said...

very grunge-y 90's, but still modern! gotta love the thrift store for the bargains--i do so much that it's hard to buy anything full price anymore!!

Steffys Pros and Cons said...

love your shoes/ the color of your tights!!

<3 steffy
Steffys Pros and Cons

jas said...

great skirt!

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Larissa said...

Totally 90's but I'm lovin it! The jean vest makes the outfit :)


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xoxo,
Larissa

blue roses said...

consignment shopping is totally for those potentially bizarre, fringe wardrobe pieces....

yesterday, i got a full length velvet coat for the holidays, black with rhinestone buttons. adorable, but a bit too out there to spend more than 15$ on....

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Suburban Sweetheart said...

I love all Daria references.

Jo said...

Ohh, the vest is so gorgeous! <3 and what a bargain! I never ever pay high street prices, I can't bring myself to do it!

x
Lost in the Haze

Shannon said...

What a fun look! Love the tights and shoes.

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laura said...

so daria! love it.

Chelle Lynn said...

LOVE the 1997 look. The rarity of jean vests these days is a true tragedy.

Stephanie said...

Jean vest! Love. Your skirt is too cute also; I love that poofed out style. And your shoes- what a great find! They have such an awesome feminine cut.

Kristina Gulino said...

Just the words "Doc Martins" reminds me of middle school! Haha. Very darling :)

Kristina
Something 2 Write About

minimal coast said...

LOVE THAT SHOES

Hannah said...

Those shoes are so cute. And I love your outfit. :)
Hannah
A Little Burd Told Me..

Jamie Rose said...

The little mary jane shoes are so cute! I love the 90's vibe in this outfit.

Kallie, Happy Honey and Lark said...

I'm so jealous of your maryjanes!

wildchild said...

you look so 90's. straight out of the Babysitter Club books :) good finds :)

Ani said...

Love this 90's look and LOVE that you used a quote from the theme song from "Daria".

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cakesandshakes said...

I so *heart* this whole look, I love the nineties, and I also am the proud owner of a pair of red tartan Dr Marten Mary Janes, just off to dig them out now! Also have been wanting a jeans vest, seriously, this is my favourite outfit on you in ages (also love the others, this one just particularly looks great, LOL!)

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Carmen said...

lovely shoes.

Neris / Fashion Fractions said...

OMG, i'm in love with your shoes! i had a similar pair in middle school :) Gotta love Dr. Martens :)

xxx,

Fashion Fractions

chillairandperfume said...

The thrifting gods always provide in times of need :)

You are rocking that denim vest, girl!

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GIRL AND CLOSET said...

Ah, such an adorable & gorgeous outfit Julie!! I'm loving all of your thrifted finds - it looks like you absolutely scored, big time! And that necklace is seriously fab, I think I need it, yeah I do! xo veronika

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