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Black Silk Tank – Thrifted $3
Tan Silk Blouse as Cardi – Liz Claiborne, thrifted $6 Black Denim Skinnies – Levi’s
Mustard Yellow Strappy Heels – American Eagle
Necklace – Self-made from various thrifted baubles
Leather Rope Belt – J Crew
I have nothing to wear! And after doing the laundry yesterday, you’d think this wouldn’t be a problem. Go figure. For days where my brain doesn’t speak fashion, I simply focus on comfort, pick a fun shoe, wear lipstick and play with my hair. A half tucked tank + unevenly rolled sleeves + poufy hair = a hot mess. If I learned anything from growing up in Texas, it’s go BIG or go home. I don’t do anything half-assed.
I often get bored with the same old and dream up simple things to spice up my clothes, for instance, a tucked collar in outfit No. 05 or knotting a tunic tank dress. For this outfit, I created a cardigan look with my blouse by pulling the sides of the shirt behind me and buttoning the last button. I call this the mullet blouse. Business in the front, party in the back. Looks like a shrug, but it’s not. You’re probably all scratching your heads in confusion now. Study the photos very closely. There will be a quiz tomorrow.
Breaking News: The last time my hair saw the pouf, was in middle school, when it was super cool to have sky-high bangs held on by whole cans of hairspray and a spiral perm. Curly hair and humidity do not play nice together. I never got the memo.
Breaking News, Too: It’s also dawned on me that I was the middle schooler who single-handedly caused the hole in our ozone and I’m terribly sorry for this. It was selfish.