Posts tagged ‘gold’

owl be home for christmas

Oh hey, poor little neglected blog! I haven’t forgotten you. I have simply gotten way too boring and comfortable with my clothing lately. It’s been lots of sweaters and jeans, which just didn’t seem worth posting.

But my brand new owl earmuffs – owlmuffs, if you will – are definitely worth a look. Let me give you a better view.

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December 13, 2010 at 6:53 pm 2 comments

wear purple for LGBT spirit day!

As you may or may not know, today has been chosen as LGBT Spirit Day, which encourages wearing purple to show solidarity and is described by GLAAD thusly:

Spirit Day honors the teenagers who had taken their own lives in recent weeks. But just as importantly, it’s also a way to show the hundreds of thousands of LGBT youth who face the same pressures and bullying, that there is a vast community of people who support them.

Purple symbolizes ‘spirit’ on the rainbow flag, a symbol for LGBT Pride that was created by Gilbert Baker in 1978.

The recent influx of suicides (or, if not an influx of them occurring, an influx of them identified & reported as such) has been so upsetting, and this is an issue that’s important to me and many of my friends and family, so I definitely wanted to participate. I also have a lot of purple – so I wanted to wear as much as possible without looking like the flying Purple People Eater! Here’s what I ended up with:

What do you think – Purple Power or Purple People Eater?

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October 20, 2010 at 10:11 am 6 comments

layers, continued

I’m sort of crossing my fingers that fall is now officially here to stay, as that was another reason I think I’ve been off my blogging game lately (not dressing appropriately for the weather) and haven’t posted much, but here’s another simple, layered look.

Since layering this Merona dress to act as a skirt worked well the first time (what is that hair? oh right, the result of being impulsive), I tried it again. Honestly, I think I like it better as a skirt than as a dress.

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October 18, 2010 at 1:43 pm 2 comments

september sunday

Oh, Midwest, you tricky little minx. I already started dressing in Fall mode, and here it was sunny, warm, and generally beautiful! At least my colors were equally sunny & cheery:

This has been featured a few times before, maybe not even that differently, but I still thought it was fun enough to share. Dress: Four Stars (size L), brown woven leather belt: thrifted, yellow tights: Gap.

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September 12, 2010 at 4:28 pm 2 comments

reminder: livetweeting Emmys 2010!

Happy Emmy Awards 2010! Just a quick reminder that I’ll be livetweeting the preshow(s) & ceremony over at http://twitter.com/ShoesKid if you care to follow along at home.

Until then, however, here’s a look at one of my favorite party dresses:

This is, obviously, completely inappropriate for the likes of the Emmys (though I could see it being rocked at the Grammys). But isn’t it awesome?

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August 29, 2010 at 2:11 pm 3 comments

office diva

I feel like I’m a little overdressed today, sort of. But I sort of don’t care. It’s still entirely office-appropriate, if flashy.

And sometimes you need some sparkle to make it through the week, am I right?

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August 25, 2010 at 9:59 am 5 comments

casual friday

TGIF, am I right?

Super simple look today, but one I haven’t featured, so posting anyway – although there is really something to be said for simple clothes that are easy to wear and just make you feel good.

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August 13, 2010 at 10:24 am 1 comment

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