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Fashion on Friday – May 31, 2013

It has been so long since I’ve done a fashion post. So I have several outfits to share. Hang on to your hats – lots of images!

This is what happens when your husband takes your pictures for you, but he’d rather be playing with his boys.

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Outfit Details: Top – vintage/thrifted, Vest – vintage/thrifted, Skirt – Old Navy, Tights – Forever 21, Shoes – ASOS

More husband-taken photos.

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Outfit Details: Shoes – Blowfish, Tights – Forever 21, Dress – Torrid, Shrug – Ross

I wore this outfit when we visited the Oregon Zoo. Super comfy!

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Outfit Details: Top – Torrid, Shorts – Torrid, Shoes – Doc Martens, Tights – Forever 21, Spaghettios Bag – Fat Fancy, Super Hero Sunglasses – Target

OK – I have more outfit photos, but I’ll save them for later. We’re heading into warm weather and that’s when I start to dress more boringly. I’ll try not to live in the same outfit everyday for the next couple of months.


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Fashion on Friday – February 1, 2013

I love the stories that clothes can tell. The memories that they can evoke.

Take this dress. Love it, super comfy, bright, fun. It also has a bit missing where a goat had a nibble when we went to a petting “zoo” at the pumpkin patch with our kids and some friends.

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And the boots. These are my Moon Boots. When I was growing up, I wanted a pair of Moon Boots so bad, but we couldn’t afford them. It wasn’t the end of the world and I got over it, but when this pair of shiny pink Moon Boots crossed my path on clearance many years ago, I knew it was destiny!

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And yes, that is a fabulous 80s pin featuring a rainbow, a lightning bolt and a dolphin. Wonderful!

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Outfit Details: Dress – Torrid, Shrug – Ross, Boots – JC Penny, Earrings – ?, Pin – Thrifted

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Chambray and leopard print. Love this outfit.

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Outfit Details: Dress – Target, Shirt – Forever 21. Leggings – Ross, Boots – Ross, Earrings – Kohls

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The shirt I’m wearing in the next outfit is a custom-made shirt from eShakti. It’s an online store where you put in your measurements and they will custom make clothes for you. I found that the two things that I have had from them so far are sized a little big so when I get something else, I will drop my measurements by an inch. Anyway, I love the shirt, I will have to figure out a way to alter it so that it fits a bit better. The quality is great.

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Tights with shorts is one of my very favourite looks.

Outfit Details: Top – eShakti, Shorts – Torrid, Boots – Ross, Ring – Made by Me

This ring is one that I made by upcycling vintage cluster earrings.

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I love this dress! The style, the bird print. I don’t have many things in navy blue, so I wasn’t sure what to wear on my feet, but I think my grey boots work really well.

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Outfit Details: Dress – Target, Leggings – Walmart, Boots – Ross

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This last dress is the other thing that I had made by eShakti. They were having a good sale and I had a discount code as well. It is amazingly comfortable and of course, I love the owl print!

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Outfit Details: Dress – eShakti, Boots – ?, Necklace – Vintage/Thrifted

I hope you have had a lovely week and that you are loving what you wear.