6.23.2011

Two Outfits (Deconstructed)...






I'm a bit of a creature of habit when it comes to outfit construction. My childhood dream was to go to a private all-girls school, not for the promise of a top-notch education but because I could wear a uniform. Bliss.

I do try; but not wearing the same thing every day takes a concerted effort, and when I just can't pull it off I tend to rely on "mixing-up" my accessories to create the illusion of change (even if I've actually been wearing the same black shirt or dress, or pants for three days running...thus my love of a good necklace).

But lately I've sort of flipped my strategy a bit and instead of mixing up the accessories, I've been mixing up the clothes (!) and keeping the extras consistent. (First the red lipstick, now this...I'm livin' la vida loca here friends). This week's outfits (a twofer!) are an example of my daring new approach...or they're just evidence of my immense fondness for the turquoise necklace and slouchy hobo bag. You decide. ;-)

p.s. -- I'm giving you a glimpse of the "double denim".








The Details...

Outfit One:
Dress --
C&C California
Wedges -- Marc Jacobs
Snakeskin Hobo -- Bought from a friend
Turquoise Necklace -- Simply Livly

Outfit Two:
Chambray Shirt --
J. Crew
Jeans -- Gap
Shoes -- Givenchy
Snakeskin Hobo -- Bought from a friend
Turquoise Necklace -- Simply Livly

11 comments:

Nomadic D. said...

Very cute, love them both, though I'm partial to the first look on you. Hot stuff! Both pairs of shoes are awesome, and those Marc Jacobs ones are making me pretty jealous right about now...

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Kayna said...

Too funny! I swam with so many girls from Ursuline and Hockaday and wanted to beg my parents to send me, too! For the uniforms, of course.

-Maria- said...

love, love the double denim look and w/ the turquoise, perfection.

Leslie said...

The double denim is so much cuter than I would've imagined. Also, you should totally show your legs more! You were made for dresses!

SHAYNA said...

you have the best necklaces. wouldn't have looked at this piece twice if i hadn't seen you wearing it. love these outfits.

ps- hi!

JWK said...

Love that necklace!! Wish she still had it in turquoise!!

saltandpine said...

Love them both but especially your Texas tuxedo!! ;)

Ana Degenaar said...

Darling, that necklace is killing me!!

Chassity (Look Linger Love) said...

Gorgeous!! Love that necklace too.

Asher Seveland said...

love that necklace! how is it that you're not melting in that chambray + jeans look? i almost cried the other night at the prospect of going to dinner in jeans (turns out i found a dress that was hiding in my closet)...its SO hot here in austin!
oh and maybe i had similar uniformed daydreams as a girl... :)

Xoxo ☺ said...

I like both looks! casual yet trendy! xo