Friday, February 26, 2010

Wind Swept 35/70

Ok, I have something to admit: the hair post has been pushed to Monday (but it'll be great, promise!). This has just been such an insane week at work. It's just didn't happen. But I thought of a cool idea today....
Dress: Urban Outfitters (68.00)
Shoes: Charlotte Ronson (60.00)
Tights: TjMaxx 2 pair (4.99 ea.)
Cardigan: H&M (16.00)
Necklaces: J.Crew, Leviticus, Dolly and Boy
I can't wait until spring, there I said it. I want warmer weather. That storm we had last night? In a word: destructive. My town woke up this morning to downed trees, leaky roofs (mine), broken windows, sailboats run ashore (seriously), and all of the metal lettering missing from the cinema marquee (blown off to some unknown destination). So F--- you winter, let's hear it for the season of re-birth! In anticipation of the end of winter, I've been doing a little bit of shopping, actual shopping for new things, which is pretty unprecedented. I feel like since November, it's been all thrift all the time. Sometimes it's just so nice to have something that doesn't already have a history! Anyways, I've though of a new little project where I model my usual daily outfit with whatever transitional thing included, but also put together a little collage of how I would wear it for Spring/Summer. That's where 35/70 comes in: 35 degrees to 70 degrees!

So this is how I wore my beautiful new Urban Outfitters dress in 35 degree weather:
I doubled up on tights today with a purple pair underneath grey, for warmth but also for color: I wanted a warmer grey than I had and the purple did the trick!

And this is how I would wear it come 70 ... ok... 80 degree weather:
Dress: Urban Outfitters ($68) Shoes: Jeffrey Campbell ($125) Bag: J.Crew ($50) Necklace: Fred Flare ($44) Sunglasses: Fred Flare ($11)
I created the collage with a trip to Todd Farms Flea in mind, which is this great flea market close to where we live. It's one of my favorite sunday morning Julie & Chris activities, we'll usually wake up super early to get there and then go out for breakfast or ice cream after. I included a big canvas tote to store all my treasures and giant Jeffrey Campbell platforms to keep me out of the dust. I can't wait until the Flea opens back up for the season!

I hope everyone has a great weekend! What do you have planned?
Don't forget, you still have time to enter my giveaway!