I am one moody little potato today. Why a potato? I don’t know, maybe ’cause I’m lazy. It’s appropriate then that I’m wearing a piece of clothing I’ve had since high school, home to moody teenagers the world over. (I wasn’t moody in high school; I had fun. Nonetheless!)
Yes, I have had this peacock shirt since my days at Hononegah High. Christie McDonald (I forget her married name) had the pink version, while I went with the ~au naturel print. I think we even both wore them on the same day and laughed about it in Newspaper once. Oh, high school!
The sheer top (I have a Gap cami under it – LOVE Gap Body stuff, btw) is actually from The Limited (size L). The Limited! I know they still have really cute stuff, but right now I feel like this reference is dating me the way that the Contempo Casuals reference in Clueless immediately blares “1995.”
I still think the top is eye-catching and fun and unique, though, which is why I haven’t gotten rid of it in almost a decade. (A decade! Holy crap!) Cropped, metallic, textured jacket: Mossimo (size M), jeans: Calvin Klein (size 10), ring: amber ring from my grandma.
I wasn’t sure about the jacket over this top, to be honest, but it really functions more like a vest here, which… well, vests really have no function, so it’s just an extra layer to make it interesting. I needed something more with it, whether it was one of my really striking, bold necklaces or the jacket. I liked the feel of the jacket, so I went with it.
Tan, studded flats: Nine West.
Wooden cutout earrings: New York & Company, same old Illinois state quarter necklace: Jack Landstra – do you remember his name yet? ;)
This was, really, not the right necklace for this look. I did need something bolder, as I originally thought, because this one gets completely lost in the print. All my long pendant necklaces were too long, though, and would’ve competed with the jacket & buttons. I needed something in-between in length, but the only thing I really have is yesterday’s coin necklace… which I broke last night while taking it off! :( It’s not entirely BROKEN, but 2 tiny links pulled apart, which is easy enough to fix. If I had tiny, dexterous fingers, I could maybe fix it myself… but I gave up after about 2 mins of fussing with it. Mrah!