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Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Passionate Fashion - Frumpier than I thought

I hate it when you leave the house thinking that you are looking like a million bucks and then you take your pictures and realize that a simple tweak might have at least brought you up to a ten buck look.

I was super excited when I thrifted this lined tweed skirt in the super fun blue and lime green colors. I have been holding onto this skirt since the 90 degree weather this summer. This weather has been great for the debut of this skirt!

I was disturbed to realize that this skirt needed a bit of tailoring to make it the awesome item I thought it to be. I was more than disturbed when I realized this fact after a full day of work.



A little tailoring could make this skirt fit more like it should have! A more tailored fit would have been much more sleek.





Shirt - Walmart
Skirt - thrifted
Necklace - via Herbergers
Boots - via DSW
Sweatshirt - American Eagle
Crazy Blue Eyes - VisionDirect.com

9 comments:

Kendra said...

I think it still looked gorgeous with the black top though!! I would have preferred a fitted blazer with it as opposed to the boxy sweater, but without the sweater you look very trim and pulled together. Your hair looks so cute curly like that!

D said...

i hate that too. like i was inspired by the lovely gal at my edit to wear a top over a maxi and belt it. i did and thought it looked good til the pic. oh well. i happens to all of us i am sure. anyway, i agree with kendra that this would look good with a blazer:)

Tina said...

Love the skirt. You should definitely get it tailored b/c then you will look amazing. And it's too pretty to not keep wearing.

ShopKim said...

I still think it looks great! Totally loving the necklace too.

Christen said...

I actually really like it just the way it is. I don't think you need to change a thing! You look awesome!

What Would a Nerd Wear said...

i love the colors together here! i wore teal today, too--it's so pretty!

eednic said...

well i do think the skirt is FAB even if it needs a little tailoring! great find!!

La Historiadora de Moda said...

We've all been there, but remember, we are typically much harsher critics of ourselves than others are of us. Part of the reason that I do outfit posts on my blog is so that I will stop having a negative reaction to pictures of myself.

Melanie said...

I agree. Like it OK with the sweater, but really like it without. And WOWZA...Vision Direct shines through there, doesn't it? ;)