New Skirt, Meet My Blog

posted on: 12/29/2010

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When I saw this skirt my immediate reaction was "I'm going to remix the h out of you, skirt." And when I have that strong of a reaction, I know that what to do. So I bought this skirt with my Christmas money on super sale (hello, 50% off!) and I love it. I'm having to tell myself not to go back to Loft, I just can't help myself when I see the words 50% off. It's like winning the lottery, but better. OK not better. But my chances of saving money are much higher than winning money. Of course, my chances of spending money either way are very high. This is why I should never play the lottery. Shopping is risky enough. 

I talked my husband into taking me out to lunch and then talked him into snapping some photos. And then I talked him into marrying me. Oh wait, I already did that. No wonder he was confused when I got down on one knee and proposed. 

If you can't tell, this week I am silly. I'm still running on the Christmas-spirit fumes. Don't worry they'll go away in a few days and then I'll be back to my dry, humorless self. Till then, it's silly time. 

108 comments:

  1. love that skirt!
    i'm about to make my man take me on a date haha :)

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  2. This is a great skirt. And both LOFT and Ann Taylor suckered me in with the 50% too. ...twice.

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  3. Oooh I love that skirt! I saw it last time I was at the Loft, but they didn't have my size. In fact, the entire store was out of my size. argh :( Can't wait to see how you remix it!

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  4. You? Dry and humorless... your crazy lady! :) Love this skirt! well worth the gamble.

    www.berlynndesigns.blogspot.com

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  5. I just went an bought this skirt thanks for the inspiration!

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  6. Lol at "skirt I'm going to remix the h out of you," I'm cracking up, it is pretty awesome though, as sales after Christmas have been!

    Peace,
    Monique

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  7. Love this, Kendi!
    I own everything you are wearing in this outfit, other than the skirt. And I have been eyeing the skirt online for a few weeks now. Are we the same person? Well, I guess you are much cuter and remix much better than me. But we have lots of the same stuff!
    :)

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  8. I love your outfit. I wore a similar top and necklace combo the other day but with skinny red cords. Love your blog!

    http://fashioncuriouscait.blogspot.com

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  9. LOFT has a way of sucking you in every.single.time!! Man, I love that store!!!

    http://www.afashionfixation.blogspot.com

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  10. Ah, love the skirt! It's so darn hard to pass up the 50% off sale...on already reduced prices too...impossible.

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  11. You're not silly.. you make your readers smile :) And the skirt is really cute! x

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  12. i just found your blog & i love it! you're so creative. hope you excuse my creepiness as i follow ;)

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  13. Loved your skirt so much I just got myself one as well :) And now I want to go and browse more... resisting, though.

    I really like how you paired a casual top with a fancy skirt!

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  14. Kendi - I can't do anything but LOVE a denim shirt with nearly anything- and a lacey, girly skirt!!!! I am swooning. Beautiful! I, too, bought the skirt now that I see how you styled it. xoxo

    gdo-family.blogspot.com

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  15. I love it! can't wait to see how you remix it up!

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  16. I. LOVE. that. skirt!! I've been looking for one just like that! :) :) Can't wait to see you remix it! and of course... You rock it like always.

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  17. super cute! loving this entire outfit. love those 50% deals after christmas!

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  18. Clearly you're a genius! I love this outfit!

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  19. Cute outfit! I love how denim shirts go with just about everything. I often talk my husband into taking me out to dinner when I don't feel like cooking, lol! Also, I definitely wouldn't describe you as humorless even on an off day.

    Kendra
    http://closetconfections.com

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  20. Dry? Maybe. Humorless? Never. That is one fine addition to your well-organized closet and has actually inspired me to wear the black lace skirt I have in my closet which I've never worn because I didn't know what to pair it with. Denim shirt. Never would have thunk it. Gracias, Kendi.

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  21. so since your new skirt has met your blog, can it now come meet me? and my closet? my waist?
    thanks.
    ps. i'll take the boots too :)

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  22. Love the skirt! I have one almost identical from Target


    candidclassic.blogspot.com

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  23. LOVE it and you will remix the H-E-Double hockey sticks out of it!

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  24. Fabulous skirt! I would not have thought to wear brown boots with that outfit, but I LOVE the way it all comes together! Wish I could have that outfit in my closet!

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  25. I love the skirt with the denim! Can't wait to see how you remix it :)

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  26. My sibs and I also did some serious damage with the after Christmas sales...and scored some pretty good deals at Loft.

    I'm pretty sure after Christmas sales are the best and worst things ever....but as long as you have Christmas money, you're good to go!!!!

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  27. Wonderful post! Funny story: a few weeks ago at work, our receptionist didn't come back after her lunch break. Her and her lunch date decided to go get married! :D

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  28. Love the skirt, I can't wait to see how many different ways you remix it!

    P.S. You are anything but, dry/humorless. You always make me laugh!

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  29. Loved the mix of denim shirt and lace! Totally a risk but it worked out perfectly, perfect necklace to go with this not so common combo, loves it! ...

    http://blog.cessoviedo.com

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  30. The skirt is so cute and that 50% off sale is dangerous stuff.

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  31. oh i just love the skirt! lace is one of the best things about any article of clothing. and i think i like silly you haha!

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  32. Wonderful look.

    "Hello skirt, nice to meet you. I look forward to future meetings. Until then, Stay Classy."

    http://missingfromacademia.blogspot.com/

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  33. That skirt is awesome. It can go from super casual to formal easily. Great staple piece, and it's romantic. You seem to be on a romantic clothing kick.
    My Heart Blogged

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  34. Looking forward to seeing what you remix this skirt with, it looks so versatile, your first look with it is great too!

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  35. Ok, so I've now heard that they're basically giving things away at LOFT multiple times. I've gotta get my bum there before all the cute stuff is gone!!

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  36. You made a great purchase...50% off is always good and you can do so much with the skirt! Great choice!
    You would look great in the necklace I am giving away in a contest on my blog...come on over and enter!!!

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  37. Ah been seeing a lot of this skirt lately - it looks great on you!

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  38. new to your blog...love it..i'm a former LA fashion industry girl and live for your style. well done.

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  39. Aaaand I need to find a Chambray shirt. Pronto. Wasn't the highlight of your outfit I know, but I can't get over how versatile you've made it!

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  40. beautiful. I love that necklace. I feel like every time Suze wears hers I tell her how pretty it is! ha.

    I love this skirt with that shirt. It's such an awesome juxtaposition.

    And also... i did not know there were such sales going on at LOFT... oh dear.

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  41. Agh! I had that skirt in my hands today and decided to restrain myself (I already had a sweater and a silk top in my hands too). Oh, seeing how you mixed it....makes me want to drive to the mall right now. I guess there is always tomorrow :-)

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  42. I've worked at Loft for the last year, and I've followed your blog for about half that time. I love this skirt so much more than the dress we got in the same material and at one point thought "I wonder if Kendi has this skirt, she could probably do a lot with it". Needless to say, glad you got the skirt & that you got a great deal on it!

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  43. your hair looks terrific like that! i wish i could get mine to achieve that kind of volume--it's gorgeous!

    and your top reminds me that i have to break out my denim button-up, too. inspiration all around, as usual. xo

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  44. The skirt and the necklace? I totally have no words! It's perfectly beautiful how you mixed it :)

    http://zahramahdiatari.blogspot.com/2010/12/blossom.html

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  45. Love the skirt!!! I went to the loft this weekend to use a gift card from my mom & racked up on the 50% sale + a $20 off coupon!

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  46. I have a thrifted skirt similar to yours that I just can't figure out how to style! I'm going to be using some of your outfits with this skirt as inspiration...

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  47. So cute Kendi! I have decided I need a lace skirt. I saw one recently at a BR outlet and dang it I should have gotten it. Can you come to NC and shop with me? Ha ha!

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  48. You look like Rachel Bilson with that hairstyle! Pretty!

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  49. oh man then i guess i shouldnt tell you about the TOTALLY AWESOME sale at gap going on right now. aaaaaah! 80% a cute oatmeal colored trench. beyond precious.

    girl, no one rocks the middle part like you. no one! so sososo gorgeous as always :)

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  50. Super Cute Skirt.

    http://amyfashionblog52.blogspot.com/

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  51. Love the skirt! I bought the dress version at Loft last week for NYE. I LOVE it! You look great and i love the brown boots with it. So fun! Oh, and has anyone ever told you that you look just like Katherine McPhee from American Idol. Seriously, ya'll could be twins. Love the blog!

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  52. Thank you, friends/lovers!

    You know, I didn't write this in my post but this outfit came out more country than I wanted it to. It only proves my point that this skirt is going to be super versatile.

    Also, I was this close to naming this post Country Strong. This close.

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  53. Leya -- it's like a cut-out lace overlay on top of a creme colored skirt. It's two layers, but it falls really nicely. But definitely not sheer!

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  54. I love it!! So gorgeous...maybe I'll just stop by Loft and see what I can hit the jackpot on!!

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  55. so glad to see this--i just bought both of the loft skirts you wore and i'm wasn't sure how else to wear them. thanks!

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  56. you are funny. I sneak in the camera to my husband's hands right after the kids are strapped in the car but before he has locked the front door. :)
    Love the new skirt.

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  57. Almost got that skirt...hello I will totally take advantage of 50% off!!!!

    Love it.

    www.stephanieandsuch.blogspot.com

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  58. Do you like that skirt more than the target one? It's sooo cute! Argh lace skirts. You got me hooked on them Kendi! It's all your fault!!! :D

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  59. Oh, theshirt looks so good with the skirt!

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  60. some times ago i looked up your posting about your photo from high school.
    all i want to ask is: what did you do to loss weight?

    ps: when i saw your postings, i always had something in my mind like "i like your body. i want to be like that. lol".

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  61. I LOVE loft... and you really do make me laugh out loud sometimes!

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  62. Love the idea of pairing a casual shirt with a girly skirt.

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  63. I love how you styled this chambray shirt. I have been lusting after a chambray top but have yet to find one.

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  64. you look so pretty! love the skirt! =)
    followed you on bloglovin'

    http://fashioneggplant.blogspot.com

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  65. What a fabulous skirt, and I love it paired with the chambray shirt and boots. Can't wait to see how else you remix this. It really has a ton of potential.
    No Guilt Fashion

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  66. When you see a piece that you immediately can picture a dozen outfits, then it's almost required that you buy it, isn't it? Especially if it's on sale. I just bought a cardigan at J Crew for $20, including shipping.

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  67. Love your outfit and the blog! I can really relate to your style. So effortlessly cool.

    Sabrina
    http://missworkingirl.blogspot.com/

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  68. I love the denim mixed with the lace detail of the skirt! Very chic.

    boyhowdydaily.blogspot.com

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  69. I love your blog! I also got this skirt and a similar shirt to wear together! Too funny...Good taste ;)

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  70. love those boots..cute skirt too!!

    www.pretty-girl-rock.com

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  71. what an awesome skirt! I adore this entire outfit. I would never have thought of this combination but it's great!

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  72. I just bought a chambray shirt and I've been trying to figure out some different ways to wear it. Love this combo! Thanks for the humor and inspiration as always!

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  73. That skirt is gorgeous! Shopping is seriously dangerous...terrible how something so enjoyable could be so risky. You are too funny :)

    xo,
    Kirstin Marie
    http://www.kirstinmarie.com

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  74. I love that skirt. I bought the black lace dress from Loft and love it. I feel like it can be worn so many different ways. I love how you styled the skirt and outfit.

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  75. juts found your lovely blog! what a great outfit, so laid back and stylish. love the lace skirt

    BM

    thebohemiangods.blogspot.com

    x

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  76. Ahh I just spent more than intended when I walked into that 50% off Loft sale yesterday! But I got 3 cute shirts for a great deal! (though if they can survive on 50% margins makes you wonder!) Love that skirt though :).

    www.stellawishes.com

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  77. I love that skirt!

    Sometime, will you talk about how you do your hair? Specifically, I love the half-up style you're sporting today and I try and try to get my hair to do this... But. It. Won't.

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  78. I hope your spirits continue to be so silly!!

    fantastic look! i am always so surprised with what i can find at loft

    jenniwells.blogspot.com

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  79. Loving the new skirt, so cute!

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  80. I'm in love with your skirt. Lovely outfit.

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  81. Just came across your blog and I think it's amazing! I hope I can soon begin to take your fabulous sense of style and apply it to my utterly lack of style! :)

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  82. I think this might be one of my favorite outfits. The chambray shirt with lace skirt is classic!

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  83. Beautiful skirt. Pleased to meet ya!

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  84. Kendi, I just found your blog and spent the past day reading through your previous posts ::blushes guiltily:: You are just adorable, and i love your style. So happy to have found your posts, they make me smile. Happy New Year!

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  85. Haha, you are hysterical - but of course, you should already know that!

    Love the skirt - can't wait to see more remixes.

    XOXO,
    Erika
    www.styleactivist.com

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  86. I love that skirt! When I tried it on it was way to short for me. Looks great on you though :-)

    Delane

    http://euphoricagony.blogspot.com/

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  87. hey kendi, im the one who asked you about the weight :)
    i really hope you do answer my question. thanks so much

    ps: sorry, i absolutely forgot to type down my name in the first comment.

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  88. Lusia! I totally don't mind at all. Would you mind emailing me? Kendieveryday@gmail.com is my email. I never mind sharing my story but it's a bit long for the comment section! Email me anytime and I'll be happy to share :)


    @Allison -- Yes! I will share a post about my hair. This do is super easy. If you have hair and some bobby pins, you can do it. I'll put that on my to post list.

    XO Kendi

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  89. I really like your necklace!

    xoxo
    Stacey Kay
    “Runway Inspiration, Vintage Decoration”
    www.goodwillhuntingg.com

    A New Decade Has Begun…

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  90. Ohh Lala! I love lace ... if you can wear the skirt with black tights and a velvet burgundy peep toe shoes will be more than perfect look ! You do mix perfect! :)

    www.cougarvintage.blogspot.com

    www.acheiusa.com/carlamccarthy
    fashion jornalist

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  91. Great looking blog!

    Check out mine sometime...

    http://sewnandheard.blogspot.com/

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  92. I love how you paired the fancy skirt with a denim top! gorgeouuuuus! Please give me your beautiful hair. How I long for long, dark straight hair!

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  93. i got this on super sale too! I was so excited, I love this one. I dressed it up for new years, but I love how you paired it with a denim top. Thanks for the great ideas, as always! Totally love your style. Happy new year, and here's to being fearless!!

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  94. Oooh I love that skirt, so pretty! And hello, what could be prettier than 50% off?!


    http://streetcake.wordpress.com/

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  95. Skirt's gorgeous Kendi! I love it. :)

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  96. Skirt's gorgeous Kendi! I love it. :)

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    Faz muito mais de este web site, aos teus amigos.

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  98. hi, new to the site, thanks.

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