Thursday, January 16, 2014


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What do you do when your skirt decides to magically unzip itself all day long while you're at work? Seriously, I'm looking for answers here, because this skirt, as cute and amazing as it is with it's eyeballs, gold trim, and short hemline just did not want to stay on my body. It's super professional to walk into a meeting and immediately have to zip up your clothing. I'm thinking it could be that I ordered up a size, under the assumption it would run small. It's now sitting on Chris's alterations pile, awaiting it's turn (my husband is quite handy with a sewing machine). And I await the day when I can wear it again, because I want this baby on heavy rotation.

Malfunctions aside, I loved this outfit. I thrifted this turtleneck back in October while out hunting for Christmas sweaters and other things-I-don't-need, it was a last-minute lucky find: never worn Brooks Brothers, 100% cashmere, and $5.99. A score if there ever was one. One of those finds that makes you love thrifting again after striking out a few too many times.

Wearing: Skirt c/o Choies // Sweater: Thrifted // Jacket: ModCloth, last year // Booties c/o Shoedazzle // Sunglasses: UO, super sale // Tights: AA

EDIT - For anyone wondering about Choies products, personally my experience has been quite positive. The shipping is pretty fast, and the quality is good (this skirt, and the other I chose are both lined). I also have these boots, which have held up perfectly after six months of frequent wear.