Monday, June 25, 2012

wear.

i've had this t-shirt for years but i cut the sleeves off last week after being inspired by this picture of sjp. i wore it to work with my white, cropped tuxedo jacket (last worn here), but it was too hot to wear for these pictures, which were taken during a quick walk through the des moines arts festival.

it reminded me of the year my best friend, erika, and i got really "creative" with all our clothes. we started hacking away at shirts, shorts, pants...making holes, drapey necklines, et cetera. we ruined a lot of t-shirts, but had a few successes. i remember getting busted at my private school for cutting the necklines on all my uniforms. so much for artistic expression. (which, i suppose is why they're called "uniforms.") i'm sure my mother was less than pleased. after that i wore safety pins as earrings and bought crazy belts to wear with my khaki pants. i probably looked silly, but at least i didn't look exactly the same.
t-shirt//old
skirt//forever21
necklace//forever21
flats//gap




16 comments:

  1. so glad we finally met! p.s. loved the outfit! :)

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  2. Super cute! Love the way the necklace matches the skirt! xoxo

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  3. I have that same skirt, and I really love the way you styled this! My hubby's fav band ever is Led Zep, so that made it even more awesome!
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