Sunday, December 12, 2010

Electrifying

When I was at the mall browsing the racks at LOFT today, I heard someone say, "Ma'am?" I look up and it was a sales associate who excitedly proclaimed, "I LOVE the your tights! The color is fabulous!" Surprised and shocked, it took me a sec to recover and say "thank you, I got it at Forever 21." She was astonished to hear this but probably happy to know it won't cost much to buy one too. I walked out the store with the biggest smile on my face. Compliments from strangers totally make my day. What compliment have you received lately?
scarf: Old Navy
necklace: J.Crew
jacket: Abercrombie & Fitch
shirt: Hollister
belt: Old Navy
tights: Forever 21 (currently sold here)
flats: Miu Miu (similar)

15 comments:

  1. Your title says it all, Cee. The look is electrifying. Love it!

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  2. wow, those tights are amazing! i would have never thought to pair blue tights with those colors!

    on friday i went to a happy hour, and someone i had met once before said they loved my style :P

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  3. something about those tights makes your outfit more "fashion-forward"! I'm also glad the tights are affordable! I think it takes a fashionista to pull off those kinds of colors, and you wore it so chic! Perfect!

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  4. I love getting compliments like that from perfect strangers - you must look pretty darn good to motivate them to say something (which you do, of course!)

    And those tights are pretty amazing. I'd say they take the outfit to a whole other fabulous level. :)

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  5. Love the color!!! Now all you need is an Electric Blue Bal! :) Between you and Kileen, I really have to spend some time in F21 - great find! OK, too many exclamation marks means that I need to calm down a little LOL.

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  6. I like the color of your tights too, I have been trying colorful tight in casual outfits but always think they are a little odd on me. I think you rocked them though and can see why that stranger felt compelled to compliment you! :)

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  7. Wow- those electric blue tights are awesome! So totally different and I love it!

    Are those flats more comfy than Tory Burch's?

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  8. Wow! Those tights are so bright and fun! I don't think I have the cajones to pull those off, but any girl who can is awesome in my book.


    P.S. - Your J.Crew skirt is so cute! I found the black on sale too, so now I have the black and orangy-red. =)

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  9. I love your bright tights! I have several bright tights but I don't know how to wear them. You do it so well!

    It's always nice when others genuinely compliment you...the latest was for my bow flats and that was awesome. =)

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  10. I LOVE your tights too!! i actually have a blue pair that I bought from Macy's (Hue line) last year and have been trying to figure out how to wear them. I love this outfit you put together and it has definitely given me new inspiration on how to wear my own. thanks!!

    cuteandlittle.com

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  11. It is always nice to get compliments, deffinitely from strangers!

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  12. Vicky - I was listening to the Grease soundtrack a few days before I wore this outfit so the songs were stuck in my head lol.

    Leena - Aren't unexpected compliments the best? :)

    olyvia - Aww, thank you! No one's ever described my clothes as fashion-forward before so that is a high compliment indeed!

    Kristen - I was scared to try them on at first but sucked it up and I'm glad to have ventured out of my comfort zone :)

    SewPetiteGal - Oh how I wish I can get my hands on an EB Bal! Or any Bal for that matter lol! I actually don't like shopping at F21 the store because it's so disorganized and messy. But I love their online shop! Definitely have to set aside a few hours just to browse haha.

    Elle - I debated for awhile whether I should walk out the door in this outfit, but in the end I'm glad I did. Give colorful tights a shot... they may turn out better than you think :)

    Really Petite - Hmm... I'm not sure how Miu Mius compare to Tory Burch. I've heard from others that the Revas are uncomfortable though. The Miu Mius took a couple wears to break through. The back elastic gave me blisters, but once they're broken in, I have no complaints. I got them on super sale though, so I don't think I'd pay them at full retail.

    Alterations Needed - Never say never until you give something a try ;) I usually try to stay away from buying multiples, but this skirt is totally worth having in other colors! Now I just need to find some on sale.

    Stylepint - I tried to keep the rest of the outfit neutral/dark and let the bright tights shine. Too many clashing colors and I'll look like a hot mess!

    kileen - Yay for being blue tights twins :) can't wait to see how you wear yours!

    Yvette - Thanks for stopping by, I'll be checking out your blog :)

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  13. I love your tights, too- they're FABULOUS! As is your whole look. And I always love surprising people with the "I got it at Forever 21" line- I swear, the accessories (belts, tights, jewelry) that I get at F21 always garner the most compliments.

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  14. Very bright and bold, I am loving it! Cute look. I have always been afraid of bright colors but I definitely want to incorporate them into my style next year.

    Hmmm..I am not sure whether we work in the same industry or not :)

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  15. I love getting compliments from strangers too hehe... it always takes me by surprise though and I never know how to respond! I probably couldn't wear such bright tights comfortably but you style it so well!

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