Monday, May 30, 2011

What's Old Is New Again

Today's outfit was from a few weeks back, when temperatures were much cooler. Before skinny jeans, all I wore were bootcuts/flares. Nowadays, all I seem to wear are skinnies. With all the 70s looks floating around lately, it's the perfect time to bust out these oldies once again... plus I paired them with heels! *pats myself on the back* To think all I used to wear were flats with the hems tucked in *shudders at the mental image*

Do you have an old item that you've recently reincorporated back into your wardrobe?
top: LOFT (similar)
belt: Express (similar)
jeans: Express (similar)
shoes: Nine West (currently sold here)

20 comments:

  1. Your blouse is so pretty! Haha, I never wore skinny jeans, so all the jeans I've been wearing for the last few years are bootcut. I have begun rotating full skirts back in, though!

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  2. Ooh an action shot with your new Longchamp bag! Very nice! I love that Zara jacket and have always loved your LOFT top :)

    Hmmm, repurposing? I repurposed my wallet but I don't think that counts LOL. I do eventually want to clean out my closet and cut up some things to make NEW garments but it's been a little hectic lately.

    And I know I've complained about this before, but I MISS the cool weather. Today is supposedly 93 degrees but my car says it's a whopping 98 degrees - talk about sweltering heat! Sorry for the mega-comment!

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  3. hmmm, i dont think i ever stopped wearing flare/ boot cut jeans. i have a pair that was in the sell pile for over a year that i recently tried on and fell in love with. very cute look, so classic. i cant wait to get my amrita singh necklaces, someday.

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  4. I stopped wearing boot cut jeans for a while and only recently brought them out again. Its a funny feeling to put them on...now I feel like I look better in the skinnies. And yep, I used to do the same thing. I still wear flats with jeans and not heels since its not practical for me. And back then, I used to fold my jeans up instead of tucking in the ends in b/c they would always come back down. How unfashionable....ahaha. Blogger is giving me trouble....keep wanting me to make a blog when I try to log in my google account.

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  5. I am a fan of flared jeans too, Cee. I wear skinnies once in a while but I don't think they flatter on me. Very nice outfit! and yes, the weather is crazy hot in the past few days.

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  6. Aww, this is lovely,
    great post !

    Henar ♥
    ... OH MY VOGUE !

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  7. You look so chic in this outfit! I always catch on to trends with pants late... I take a while to buy into them.. But I think I need to find a good fitting pair of relax denim boot cuts soon. They are perfect.

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  8. Very nice change Cee! I think they jeans are a perfect fit on you: not too too skinny nor too bell bottom/flare. I went the opposite today and wore skinnier jeans instead of my usual bootcut/flares.

    Hope you have a great week Cee!

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  9. I really love the tie on that blouse...I love unique details like that!

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  10. I have the same vests for years, and I always re-wear them!

    Shasie
    Live Life in Style

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  11. Love that blouse! The tie really adds a nice feminine touch to it. The heels look great with flares too.

    Unfortunately in my area.. it has been in the 80s and humid ugh...

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  12. I love that jacket, especially with the blouse. And I am BEYOND excited that flares are starting to come back, because I've kind of missed having about half of my jeans in the rotation :)

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  13. @questforfashionsense - Full skirts is one style that I've yet to try... I just don't think it flatters my body shape. But I'll be looking forward to your outfit posts with them!

    @SewPetiteGal - Yes! Can not wait to see you rework an old garment into a modern one. Please show us both before and after pictures :)

    @purses and puppies - It may be because I have AS jewelry, but it feels like there are a lot of sales lately on Gilt, Hautelook, etc. So definitely keep your eyes peeled!

    @Jarucha - Haha! You're not the only one! I fold up my jeans too! Namely on this pair. So, so unfashionable when it's not done with skinnies :D

    @PetiteLittleGirl - It's funny because I used to feel the same way as you... until I found skinnies (they're really straight jeans. True skinnies look kind of weird on me).

    @Henar, @Tara - Thanks :)

    @Lisa Lisa Lisa - Boot cuts are probably the most universally flattering kind, I think. Definitely let me know how your hunt goes b/c I could always use more jeans too :)

    @b_ra - Hehe, this pair looks nice from the front and side on me, but the back is kind of loose. I deem this my comfy/baggy pair :)

    @Shasie - Yup you wear your vests so well. I need to find the courage to wear them :)

    @JenlovesBal - It's in the 90s in my area :( And weather.com is predicting 100 tomorrow! W T F

    @Tara - Hahaha... or you can always just wear whatever suits you and be "ahead of the curve" before trends come back :)

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  14. wow, these jeans look amazing on you and i'm so in love these nude heels! and i need to dig out my old pair of boot cut jeans too!

    cute & little

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  15. Your blouse is so versatile, it goes with everything and looks great. Very casual yet cute.

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  16. Cee, I love bootcut jeans on you! You look so long and lean in them too. I love my skinnies but I'm adopting other silhouettes to give me more variety. =)

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  17. the flare isn't too extreme, so it's flattering and works in any era.

    timeless and adorable outfit!

    jenny
    http://goldnturquoise.blogspot.com/

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  18. Seriously obsessed with your long champs bag!! It's so chic and so perfect for spring and summer! I want your leather jacket!!!

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  19. I went camping last weekend and wore my boot cuts for the first time in forever. My calves didn't know what to do with all the extra space.

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