Truth or Dare

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{Shop: Dress, Scarf, Boots}

Truth or Dare?

Hopefully you said truth, because that’s what you are going to get. This is a different outfit for me to be honest, but I wore it so I’m going to blog it. That’s how I roll. Sometimes new is scary. So let’s see things I like about this outfit: the sweater of the dress + belt combo. I thought that was new for Kendi. And I also really like my cowl, but maybe for another outfit? Maybe it’s the color? Or maybe it’s the crazy cold medication talking and my outfit looks just fine. Any of those could be possible. Speaking of possible hallucinations, does anyone else see that unicorn? No? Oh I guess it was just a regular horse.

If you said dare, I’ve already run through my neighbors sprinklers wearing a panda bear suit once today, okay? Isn’t that enough?

Thanks for all of your feedback on the closet post below! You guys have some GREAT tips. Instead of giving my advice, I should have just invited you guys over to clean out my closet. And while you’re at it we could really use an extra pair of hands in the kitchen. This dinner is not going to make itself.

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  1. Jillian says:

    I love this outfit and totally think it works. I could see you swapping out the cowl for a chunky necklace, but overall, I think the cowl makes it. The sage green really complements the red-orange in the dress and gives the outfit another dimension.

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  2. SO cute!!! I love the red skirt and you look stunning as always! That husband sure takes fabulous pictures!

    Amber's Notebook

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  3. Monica says:

    That skirt!!! I'm in love!
    I would gladly come and make dinner for you, in exchange for a piece or two from your wardrobe ;]

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  4. Elaine says:

    Oh, I absolutely love this!!!! It's because of those delicious boots. I could almost eat 'em. Maybe…if it was smothered in butter and deepfried.

    www.clothedmuch.com

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  5. Natasha says:

    This is such a cute unexpected look!! Probably one of my favourite looks of yours so far (and there have been many!)

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  6. your funny !!! you out did yourself with the panda outfit wow you should have posted that !!!

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  7. kileen says:

    i absolutely love the skirt! it adds such a wonderful burst of color to the otherwise neutral outfit. lovely!

    cuteandlittle.com

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  8. eleanor says:

    This outfit is more than just fine, Kendi! It's gorgeous. I love all these peices together, and I knew which dress that was as soon as I saw the print, ah! I'm owl obsessed and have been wanting it for the longest time!

    X

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  9. Joll Burr says:

    love the skirt on first picture!

    http://www.jollburrfashion.blogspot.com

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  10. ag. says:

    I really like this outfit! It seems less 'you' than others (whatever that means!) but I think it works for you. And I LOVE those boots!

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  11. kskeen27 says:

    @Elaine — if that was your suggestion for dinner, I'm a vegetarian, so that's not going to work.

    Thanks guys! It's still different for me but it's growing on me!

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  12. Ariane says:

    I love this outfit!

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  13. Phoebe Wu says:

    I normally love your outfits…but this one is one of my favorites!

    I'm totally borrowing the general concept for work tomorrow. Love it!

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  14. The pop of red is my favorite part. And it's so hard to find great red garments–so good find!

    PS: I think the cowl is great. Wouldn't change it. It makes the rest comfortable. Insouciant.

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  15. Michelle says:

    I really love the cowl! I think the whole outfit looks fantastic. πŸ™‚

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  16. Nicole says:

    LOVE the owl dress…that was totally my choice below for the contest.

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  17. THe first thing I thought when I saw this outfit was, wow that's so different for Kendi but I LOVE it!
    Such a good look my friend!!! xoxo

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  18. I am most definitely a fan of this look. Gorgeous colors with neutrals keeping it from looking at all crazy—perfect! What a great dress.

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  19. I loveee this outfit! I actually think the scarf really works so it must just be the cold medication telling you otherwise haha! Also, I think I need that dress!

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  20. I adore every thing about this outfit so I think it must be that whacky medicine again. Such a cute wintery outfit, might need to try the belting a sweater over a dress look. Hope you're feeling better soon!

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  21. Red skirt + those boots = fab outfit! Love it!

    http://theblairaffairs.blogspot.com/

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  22. Erin says:

    It's the cold medicine talking! Totally works! I love it.

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  23. I actually really like this outfit, I think the coal works well. Myabe I would have gone with brown leather boots instead, but that's just me. The rest looks great !

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  24. Must be the meds because this screams Kendi to me. and is absolutely adorable. Feel better!

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  25. Jess says:

    As always I love your outfit! That skirt is really cute. I love the color.

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  26. What?! How are you not sure about how you feel about this outfit. It's fantastic. Cozy and interesting and stylish. And you look so beautiful and sweet peeking out from beneath your cowl πŸ™‚

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  27. Jess says:

    As always I love your outfit! That skirt is really cute. I love the color.

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  28. Dawn says:

    I think the boots totally make this outfit and the cowl balances them nicely.

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  29. Kirstin says:

    You always look amazing. I love this outfit, it is so pretty!

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

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  30. Vanessa says:

    This looks like a go-to outfit for me! love it.

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  31. I really like the sweater, dress and cowl combo. It looks so pretty and feminine! BTW, after reading the closet tips, I cleaned out mine today….I feel so. much. BETTER! ~Serene

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  32. I am loving this skirt! The scarf's color really complements your skirt too!

    Emily//TheLesserPanda

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  33. Dea says:

    Really Really love this look Kendi, so perfect! I've been eyeing this dress but unsure of its sizing/length. What's your advice??

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  34. kelsey says:

    Kendi, I think we have been reading each other's minds lately! Today at work I jotted down an outfit idea of a sweater over a dress. Then boom. You do it, and do it well. I love it! πŸ™‚

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  35. 6 says:

    Long time follower first time commenter here.

    I guess I am the minority here, or I am on the same team with your cold medicine… Normally I LOVE your outfits, but this skirt just sort of bothers me today. The fabric is too summery to go with this sweater. But that's just me and my humble opinion. What do I know anyways… (I guess now we've established I have serious self-esteem problem…)

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  36. I love this outfit! I was actually going to say that it was one of my favorites of yours in a while!!

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  37. Kelly says:

    I think this outfit definitely works! I love everything about it, especially the tights, boots, and cowl : )

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  38. Ana says:

    Oh I love this pop of red colour! I think it really gives new life to the outfit.
    And I have to say, these are some great layering skills. I live in a cold climate and I pick my brain every day as to how I could incorporate skirts and dresses during the winter – this is a great idea (with a few extra layers, of course)!

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  39. such a great outfit!! i love the pop of color with the skirt and the accessorizing going on here! fantastic!

    http://www.ThePantryDrawer.com

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  40. Kendi! LOVE the red skirt.. what a nice Christmas pop of color. I also really love the cowl scarf. I have been wondering if I should get one.. you are convincing me I should get one. Thanks for sharing.

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  41. Marie says:

    I was scrolling through the pics and said out loud "cute!" In my humble opinion the green works well because it compliments the red skirt/dress. If you look at a color wheel green and red are complimentary. And it's a good green, if it was grass green, you'd look like Christmas πŸ˜‰ Super cute outfit.

    http://www.journeygirl4god.blogspot.com

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  42. Kristen says:

    Oh I love this outfit, even if it's not typical Kendi. The belted sweater over the dress is really cute, and I love the fun print.

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  43. Love this outfit! And, okay, I know your blog is more about the clothes, but I have to admit that I swoon over your hair just as much. Seriously–it's the best. πŸ™‚

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  44. Jennifer says:

    I love this outfit! I wish I could pull together outfits so nicely!

    I'm a new follower, and I'm loving your blog so far!

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  45. Gina says:

    I got the Urban boots a few weeks ago and am obsessed! I wear them with everything. Perfection.

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  46. Emily says:

    I REALLY like this outfit! The cowl and belt are adorable, you look absolutely gorgeous!!

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  47. I love it because it's different. It looks so cute, casual, and fun.
    My Heart Blogged

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  48. Iris says:

    I really like this outfit but, I think it's the tights that are throwing me off… or maybe I'm just jealous :/

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  49. Linka says:

    Love that scarf!

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  50. so love what you did with the outfit!! genious!

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  51. Molly says:

    I like this outfit. I think the cold meds are making you caaarazy. You look great. It's a great color combo (love the blue & orange) and that scarf is cozy and chic.

    Leaving the House in THIS?!?!

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  52. Justine says:

    I really like this sweater + dress combo. I definitely need to try it out.

    Just Better Together is having a CSN giveaway!

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  53. Justine says:

    I really like this sweater + dress combo. I definitely need to try it out.

    Just Better Together is having a CSN giveaway!

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  54. Love this outfit! πŸ™‚
    Gotta make one of those scarves!

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  55. elanor, says:

    i love this outfit. πŸ™‚

    the dress' print is darling and the cowl looks great.

    xx elanor

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  56. You look so cozy and adorable!

    Lindsey Soup

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  57. I actually really love this look! You're really making me need a cowl!!

    jiye
    pearlsandgreentea.blogspot.com

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  58. Leya says:

    I wont buy that skirt if I see it in a store! But you totally make it work. The whole look is just very pretty. The boots make it all very fascinating too!

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  59. I adore everything about this outfit. It's perfect! And your smile is gorgeous!

    xo

    http://www.lovelifelace.com

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  60. Daphne says:

    I love the colors. The skirt just pops and looks great. Funny how you doubt your outfit sometimes but looks totally pulled together to others. Then there are times you love it yourself but others disagree. Oh well…

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  61. Ridiculously CUTE!

    xβ™₯xβ™₯xβ™₯,
    Wendy

    http://www.wendyhammerdesigns.etsy.com – My Etsy Shop β™₯
    http://wendyhammerdesigns.blogspot.com/ – My Blog β™₯

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  62. that red skirt is the highlight of your outfit.. and it the combination of all of it looks really nice on you…

    n love ur look on pic number 5.

    cheers πŸ™‚

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  63. Jen says:

    Running through your neighbors' sprinklers in a panda bear suit? Now that's wild! I mean, who turns on their sprinklers this time of year?

    And, it was a regular horse. The one you rode on into your husband's work party, looking all equestrian.

    You crack me up!

    I love cowl anytime. In my mom's dialect the word pronounced 'cowl' means 'hug', but I did mean cowlneck. Not getting fresh.

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  64. How are you doing this that in every outfit you look so great? Very simple and nice. I love the color of this skirt πŸ™‚
    Monika

    icoulddothis.blogspot.com

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  65. BambΓΊ says:

    I LIKE IT! BESOS

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  66. I love everything about this outfit….especially the cowl and pop of red, I wouldnt change a thing sweets:)

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  67. classiq says:

    what an unexpected combination of colors. very cool!

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  68. I love the dress, it's perfect for the holidays πŸ™‚

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  69. Emy says:

    The outfit looks great!! I love the scarf! Do show us your panda suit? ahhaha
    xx

    Emy

    http://sweetpromises.tumblr.com

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  70. Brittany says:

    oh yay! im glad this scarf isn't handmade bc then i can't buy it! i want one of these cowl things! thanks!

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  71. Anthea says:

    Just browsed your last few outfits and they are lovely! The photography is also very good. Such a pleasure to read your blog.

    Anthea,
    Embracing Style

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  72. Jessica says:

    I think this outfit is adorable! You needn't fret over the possible cold medicine ramifications on your wardrobe; you look quite chic.

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  73. ShelleyW says:

    I love the outfit! The owls on the dress are so cute. I love the orange and green combo. So glad that warm color schemes are trend right now.

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  74. Megan says:

    Love the skirt/dress! An orange dress with owls couldn't get any cuter. Oh! And I got those boots! I'm crazy about them and I love seeing what you wear them with.

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  75. Sal says:

    Both cowl and dress are simply fabulous!

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  76. annie says:

    um, i love this outfit and am currently plotting how i can, right here at christmas time, buy myself that dress. it's only $36…

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  77. I love this outfit! i think everything goes together really nicely. That dress is awesome!

    xx, Katrina
    http://sparkleisacolor.blogspot.com

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  78. You always wear the prettiest outfits. sincerely!

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  79. I don't know what you're talking about, but I like this outfit. You look good.

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  80. that skirt is ADORABLE! πŸ™‚

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  81. George says:

    Supreme Outfit! And Photos, To Boot!

    George
    Raised By Wolves

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  82. Jamie says:

    You are hysterical! I love the scarf but yeah I know what you mean, coming out of your comfort zone is scary. But you look adorable so totally worth it!!

    http://www.glamlatte.com

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  83. I think this outfit works really well–and the infinity scarf was actually my favorite part! I think it pulls it all together really well. Nicely done.

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  84. Cute as always. I wish we could have a magic wand for cleaning.

    http://amyfashionblog52.blogspot.com/

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  85. LaurenC says:

    I personally love this outfit. It's everything I love put into one outfit.

    And now I'm totally tempted to buy that owl dress…

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  86. It does look a little bit different from what you usually wear but I totally love it, you look even younger and cute!

    http://blog.cessoviedo.com

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  87. Maggie says:

    I love the fullness of the skirt! It may be different for you, but it suits you wonderfully!

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  88. Esther says:

    I love this outfit! Well done. Sometimes I put an outfit together and hate it, but everyone else seems to like it πŸ™‚

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  89. Jen says:

    I ADORE this outfit! One of my favorites that I've seen you in. I like the fashionable take on red and green. It's festive without being tacky.

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  90. Bethany says:

    I love it! The scarf and boots are similar enough in shade and tone to pull the outfit together. But if you're feeling a little iffy about it, next time wear a navy sweater instead of the gray – the gray is the tone that doesn't really "go" with anything else. But like I said, I love it!

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  91. I am loving this outfit πŸ™‚ β™₯
    Must be the medicaton! πŸ˜‰

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  92. This outfit is so great! The colors work great and the pattern is just lovely.

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  93. ~k says:

    I think the cowl looks great! Especially since it's very similar in color to your boots! If I wear shoes I don't think quite match I wear a necklace or belt of similar color to tie my whole outfit together!
    http://roamwhereyouwantto.blogspot.com/

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  94. erin says:

    i super love this outfit in a major way. take cold medicine more often! just kidding, you always look great, but i am really loving this one. so much.

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  95. I love this outfit! The pattern on the dress is so cute and I love layering a few neutrals with a pop of color. Also the forest backdrop is magical.

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  96. I lost my scarf like this and couldn't find one anywhere. Glad you posted this! Love the outfit!

    Whitney

    http://www.MyStylishFriends.blogspot.com

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  97. See, I love this one. That dress is just gorgeous.
    Give me layers and I am yours.
    I'm kind of easy that way.

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  98. Liss says:

    You look great! I love the outfit (and saved it to my "Inspiration" folder).
    I have often tried to wear the dress/skirt-sweater-belt-combo but it has never worked out.
    So let me just express my admiration: Well done! πŸ™‚

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  99. Swalvs says:

    I loved this outfit Kendi! And you've inspired me so much that I've worn an alike outfit yesterday πŸ˜€

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  100. I think the cowl actually works really well! Looks uber-cozy. And the skirt is adorable.

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  101. Tintinar says:

    It all works very well together… it's simply a beautiful combination!!

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  102. You know, it's funny… I saw this picture loading and I thought: OOH it's a GOOD one! NICE πŸ™‚

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  103. kskeen27 says:

    Thanks everyone for the feedback! More cold medicine, it is!

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  104. Nnenna says:

    I really like this outfit. Like, a lot. πŸ™‚

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  105. Miyan says:

    i found you blog on "an experiement in povery." i saw these boots on you and went straight to urban outfitters and ordered the black pair. i have been looking for the perfect black riding boot and these are it. they are so cute! oh, and your blog pretty much rocks as well πŸ™‚

    Miyan

    http://www.miyan-overseas.blogspot.com

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  106. Caro says:

    I love this outfit, and you pull it off well!

    http://nofindersfee.wordpress.com/

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  107. Catching up on my blog reading while snowed in. I love the cowl neck scarf thingy! I think it looks great! And now I really want those boots from UO.
    -london

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