1.17.2012

Bold Acts Number Two and Three


Bold Act #1- At some point during Alt (which I leave for in a couple of hours), I will be wearing the above dress and shoes... Together.



Yes, I realize for some this is not bold in the least. I know that some consider leopard "a neutral" and wear it with with abandon -- with prints, with stripes, with prints and stripes.

I am not one of these people.

For me, leopard is a print, and (again, for me) prints are best teamed-up with with neutrals. So pairing the leopard shoes with a red and black print dress adorned with silver studs (the dress alone is waaay out of my wheelhouse) is a bold move on my part. Big time.


image via D Home

Bold Act #2 -- I resigned from my job of 13 years and accepted a position as an editor at D Home magazine (my dream job). So there's that too. Bold-o-rama!

I'll give you guys more details after Alt. Stay tuned...

60 comments:

la la Lovely said...

OMG...Exciting days ahead for sure! So excited for you! And see you in a bit! Safe travels!
XO XO
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kristina said...

Oh wow! Congrats Joslyn! I bet you'll never look back.

katy said...

Good for you! Congratulations!

Katie said...

Re: No. 1... You go, girl. Rock it!

Re: No. 2... WHAT?! SUPREMELY jealous over here. As a former journo-turned-medical device PR-gal, I often find myself wanting to go back to "the other side." Someday, maybe. In the meantime, I am VERY happy for you. What an asset you will be to a fantastic pub.

Mary said...

Wow - congrats on the new job!

molly ruth said...

yoohooo! i admire your boldness! you go girl!! i can't wait to hear more about your new job in the weeks to come. you are an inspiration. congratulations!

Kara Rane said...

thank you for BEING bold (& not wearing all black)... & with so much to celebrate (dream job*!) it suits YOU well~~

Alexandra said...

Congratulations!

Good + Happy Day said...

Wow-wee! That's so amazing, Joslyn! You are going to be a great magazine editor! And that outfit rocks, though I would never be bold enough to wear it ;)

megs said...

Where is that dress from? OB-SESSED!

Beth said...

Congratulations!! Go for it! Safe and sure is waaayyy too boring.

elizabeth / sophisticated pie said...

WOOHOOO! Congrats!! Can we say inspiring??

TX Girl said...

Congrats. Very exciting! Have a wonderful time in my home state.

mominaledo said...

So exciting! Congrats!!

briannelee said...

Congrats on the new job! So exciting!

Sara said...

BIG happenins! Congratulations on the outfit AND the job. Can't wait to see what D Home brings.

sara

melissa loves said...

First of all, I LOVE it! Can't wait to see it in person! And secondly, CONGRATS! That is just plain AWESOME hun!
YAY!
xo
Melis

Phoebe said...

From one magazine editor to another...HOLLA! I'm so excited for you. I'll have to start following D Home. I grew up in the DFW area but since I moved, I haven't kept up with the scene. But I will now!

Michelle said...

AHAHA!! Congrats to the muthafreak'n max! Yeah! Yeah! Jumping up and down!!! Sloping my drink all over the place (it is like 2:30 here right now, so it is a metaphorical drink)!! Girl, you are gonna rock the hell out of that outfit. Joslyn power!

Kelly and Kelly said...

congratulations!!! so exciting.

and you will rock the outfit.

Sarah Bradley said...

Congratulations!!! I'm so excited to hear more!

Fern and Feather said...

that is amazing! GO lady!

Have the best time at Alt!... I am so bummed to miss this year.

JWK said...

CONGRATS!!! CHEERS FOR BEING BOLD!!!

Our Green Nest said...

WOW, what amazing news!!! SO happy for you and can't wait to see all you're going to do!!!!

Leslie said...

wow, Joslyn! amazing! Congrats on the job, you will be fabulous!! high five, lady!

Chelsea said...

Ack!! That's awesome. What a perfect job for you! So happy to hear this. Will miss seeing you at Alt this year. Have a great time.

Maryli said...

That's great, congratulations!

Simple Things said...

That's big exciting job news. Congratulations!

michele said...

holy cow! congratulations.

the combo you're taking on the trip would be bold for me as well. the shoes...get down, joslyn!

relaxing with my beverage and getting caught up on your lovely blog.

best to you.

michele

Tracy said...

Congratulations! Hooray for dream jobs coming true!

Emma at The Marion House Book said...

Dream job - so exciting. Well deserved!

erin said...

so great. made a few bold move myself this week. feels so good, eh?

Marj said...

Congrats on the job and on boldly moving out of your comfort zone. Best of luck at both.

mau mau said...

I was going to tell you I too feel animal prints should be teamed with neutrals but then you mentioned a minor detail like leaving your job of 13 years?! Wow! That's what I call following one's dreams! You're an inspiration. Congratulations and looking forward to more details!

Nicola said...

Wow, that's amazing news. It will be wonderful. Well done for your boldness it suits you. And big congratulations on your new job.

Megan Taylor said...

Joslyn! That was my new years dress!!! xoxo

Rona said...

Congrats on being bold! 2012 is going to kick some ass.

Desi McKinnon said...

That is so great. Congratulations. Here's to your dream job.

Susan said...

Congrats on the new job. I've been reading your blog for years and could only imagine you in such a job - even though we haven't met I know you were meant for it.

Pamela said...

Congrats!! I'm so excited for you!

Cindy said...

Congratulations on the new job! You must be floating on air!

inge said...

Wow many congratulations

Hadley said...

Congrats!!! And LOVE the dress with the shoes. :)

Jo Harper said...

1) the dress and shoes combo is awesome

2) congrats on the awesome new job!

Both are incredibly inspiring : )

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Heather Taylor said...

Love the dress, which as my sis mentioned was her new years dress. Super hot with the shoes. Re. the job - mega congrats! Sometimes all we need is a small shift to get the ball rolling. So happy for you.

montmarte said...

congratulations on your new job!:)

whoorl said...

AHHHHHH!! Amazing, Joslyn. (And well deserved!)

katie//salt+pine said...

So exciting!!!!! Congratulations on your new life adventure, lady. You will so rock it!

shayna said...

congratulations on such an exciting change! it's very inspiring...excited to see what comes of it.

Gina200 said...

Congrats to you. Like some other commenters, we've never met but I'm sure you will be fantastic in your new role. I'm envious in a very happy for you way! I hope we all find our niche somewhere!!

Alexis said...

Late to the game, but very happy for you. I say that is both brave and inspiring:-)

jen said...

Congrats sister! I am so proud of you. I would not expect anything else from you but your BOLD moves. You inspire me. Love you.
Jen

Sarah's Fab Day said...

New job?! So exciting! Congratulations.

Pixie said...

wow! congratulations! that sounds like an amazing opportunity. I am trying to incorporate more bold acts into my life in 2012. it's hard! my friends don't "think" like I do and they tend to make fun of anything different or bold. but I'm going to rock my navy and green striped shirt and be bold. why not? it's nothing compared to resigning and starting a new chapter in your life.

Alice Q. Foodie said...

Wow Joslyn - congratulations on your career change. So happy for you! Love the dress too! Cheers and hope you had a blast at Alt!! xoxox

Tracey said...

Wow. Congrats! And totally loving your new boldness. xo Tracey

Jen C said...

Joslyn! What?! I didn't read this before I left. I would have congratulated you when I saw you! Congrats! So proud of you!

Apt. #34 said...

And you worked it Mama! Was, per usual rocked by your style and grace. And left coveting your dress, stripes and orange nails. I think a shopping trip in Dallas is a must, stat. Really more time with you is a must - whatever we actually do. xo

Simply Mel {Reverie} said...

Joslyn ~

Congratulations! D knew what greatness they would add to the team when they came to you! So thrilled to see you making a dream a reality.

You are definitely a rock star...seriously.

Loved seeing you at ALT.

And I'll email this week for a necklace or better yet, I'm more than happy to let you choose one for me and I'll send greenbacks. ;)

Bisous,
Melissa

Kenziepoo said...

It was so great to see you again at ALT! I really enjoyed talking with you! Congrats on your new job!! You will be successful at whatever you do! xo