springy

posted on: 5/18/2010

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5.18.10
5.18.10
5.18.10
My husband said I looked "springy" today. This made me sad because I was going more for a look that was "flowery" + "hot granny" + "80's rocker chic" + "precious, but not the movie" + "Chloe Sevigny" + "white heat". But I guess I'll take "springy", if that's all he's offering.

So I got my top from H&M Seattle and sadly its a bit too big. I got really excited and just grabbed the shirt and didn't look at the size. I usually take my pills before shopping to calm my nerves and to stop me from making said mistakes, but alas I did not shop responsibly. Good news, I kind of shrunk it up in the wash and it was only $9. Fantastic. My skirt was also a cheap purchase. I bought it last summer at Gap, after they made that huge declaration that it was the "year of the white denim" and stocked the stores full of it. I guess not everyone liked the white denim idea so I got this dandy little skirt for $10 and a pair of jeans for $20. I love a good trendy sale.

A few peeps asked if my skirt that I wore yesterday was recently from Target. I'm sad to say that it wasn't. I bought it a few years ago (2008, perhaps?) on extreme sale. It's a few sizes too big (this is a habit for me) so a belt is a must. I just can't pass up a cute, cheap skirt. You know what they say...If the skirt fits, or even if it doesn't, buy it if it's on sale. I'm kidding, don't do that or your whole closet will be filled with nothing but skirts and you won't have anything to wear on top. And then where would you be? (Probably jail for public nudity.)

56 comments:

  1. Gorgeous outfit and photos! I love the industrial background. And I love the white skirt with the colorful, floral top and necklace! So pretty

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  3. omg that outfit is so springy and perfect! SO jealous our california weather has been anything but springy this week!

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  4. Oh, I love it! The print on the top is fabulous, and I love it paired with the Anthro necklace.

    uberchicforcheap.blogspot.com

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  5. I love the detail on top with the light on bottom. I always but the dark on bottom and light on top (like a square) and appreciate the change-up.

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  6. I LOVE this outfit! It looks awesome!

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  7. Love the plain skirt with the bright and funky top! :D I also have a lot of stuff that was a bit too big at the time of buying but I just figured I could belt or shrink it :P I've become better lately though... But I get what you mean.

    Fab outfit; very floral rocker granny indeed.

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  8. I'm so in love with that floral shirt!

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  9. I LOVE this outfit!!! Your defs channeling "precious, but not the movie". Makes me laugh!

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  10. Love the white denim. Don't think I could wear it myself as I am very accident prone and would be sure it get it super dirty. But it looks great on you.

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  11. i love the top! the floral colors really work.
    you are for sure flowery. :)

    afewsillylittlethings.blogspot.com
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  12. Super purdy! Love the way you put this together.

    www.fashion-butter.com

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  13. your posts always put a smile on my face :)

    love your look today - that top is fabulous!

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  14. your legs look forever long in these photos!

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  15. The colors on the shirt are amazing and the white skirt is the perfect touch!

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  16. these pictures are beautiful.
    it does give off a springy feel - which is totally okay! :)
    the black heels give it some minor rock'n roll edge.

    but seriously, who doesn't love a good bargain?

    http://workyourcloset.blogspot.com

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  17. I love your springy look!

    Aww shucks- I guess that's all I could come up with as well. ; )

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  18. I love that top and necklace! The colors look great on you.

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  19. Love your always-funny posts. I actually see more of "springy" than 80's rocker chic (it needs more black, hehe), so I can agree with your hubby on that one. :) :)

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  20. The white skirt goes really well with that top because it has the white in it too.

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  21. I love that top! I almost bought it, and now I'm kicking myself for not.
    And, as always, I love that necklace. I'm not cool enough for Antro, so I have a cheap F21 knockoff (see the trend here?)
    You look fab, as always.

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  22. I just found you and am so glad I did. Thanks for all the inspiration!!

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  23. And I shall be stealing this outfit from you...

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  24. LOL! Your tales are so witty and funny! I love it.

    The skirt and top don't look big from here. Mission accomplished.

    A.Co @ A.Co est. 1984

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  25. First of all, you are hilarious. I love reading your post! I love funny people (I find myself kinda funny).

    Secondly..that necklace haunts me! I see it everywhere on blogs and I can't find.

    YOu should donate it to the poor: ME.

    Godsfavoriteshoes@yahoo.com

    LOL

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  26. Super cute outfit! I always forget that we have an H&M in Seattle now. Totally going there. xo- karrie
    www.hellopretty.net

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  27. I cannot believe your husband didn't do appropriate math. :) You do look quite springy. And for such a great price! My goodness. I am in love with that necklace.

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  28. That shirt and that necklace are MEANT to be together. Like soulmates.

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  29. I absolutely love this look on you!

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  30. Great top!!
    And i love your heels a lot too.

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  31. I love this outfit! You do look springy, but I reckon you hit your theme goals pretty well too! Don't worry, hubby's never quite give the required response!
    And yes pills before shopping total must...

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  32. hello flower doll face. u look just darling!

    xo, Kim www.crowded-closet.com

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  33. I love the springy colours-your husband was right! I love that you're tall and wear heels so often. I'm trying really hard to get back on mine.

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  34. Wow, you are so beautiful. I love your blog. Someone nominated you for blogger spotlight of the week, so I had to come over! And I love it. That necklace is so bold and beautiful with that floral top... Love.. Very springy!

    my blog: ♥La Stylin Girraffe♥

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  35. You should know men are not capable of using very captivating adjectives. haha. At least he commented at all, my boyfriend doesn't notice if it's a trash bag or a dress. haha. Either way, you look amazing, and although the white denim thing didn't catch on, I'm guessing, I'm really jealous of that skirt. :]

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  36. I love the necklace - I've really been feeling chunky statement jewelry lately. And, contrary to what your husband may say, I can see the flowery - hot granny - chloe sevigny vibe!

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  37. Hotttttt! Lovee your necklace, and top, and skirt, and shoes. ;)

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  38. thank god for gap's dubious trend-forecasting! i've gotten so many great things on sale because of them.
    p.s. you DO look springy, and also much like chloe.

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  39. I have a similar skirt I'm anxious to wear as well. I was wondering, with all the followers u have, do you read each and every comment? I'd love to know! revasrags2roses.blogspt.com

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  40. Guilty as charged. I have inumerable skirts and only about half of them fit. Oops. But they're so pretty!

    Love the outfit too.

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  41. You know that episode of Gilmore Girls when Rory gets back from Europe and talks to the clothes in her closet? About how she missed them and had a dream about them? Your joy at wearing your clothes again after the 30 for 30 gig made me think of that.

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  42. I was directed over to your blog via "Uber Chic for Cheap", read your about me section , and thought... " I like this girl already!" I have browsed a bit through your blog and it is just wonderful. Great outfits, great outlook. Thanks for sharing!

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  43. I am in love with these heels!

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  44. You look so chic. The too-big-but-now-shrunk-in-the-wash top is gorgeous on you!

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  45. You are totally cracking me up. Yesterday's post was HI lar. And your pics are so gorgeous. Does your hubby take them or do you have like a camera crew set up every morning? My man is SO not into taking my pic for me. Grrr. Love your blog.

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  46. I love that necklace. I remember seeing it at anthropologie and not being able to put down the money for it. Been trying to buy the forver21 knock off version of it for months! But it always sells out :[

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  47. I think this outfit is so pretty!!!

    http://www.afashionfixation.blogspot.com/

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  48. I just love that necklace! It's so pretty. Also loving the floral top with the white skirt.

    www.whatiwearinalittletown.blogspot.com

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  49. I love how fresh you look here. The colorful top looks gorgeous with the white skirt, good job!

    www.thejoyoffashion.blogspot.com

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  50. This is soooo pretty !
    it's lady like, summery, beautiful :)

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  51. I often find myself getting really excited when shopping and thus picking up the wrong size! So frustrating. But honestly, you really rocked this shirt...I absolutely love it.

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