Saturday, June 18, 2011

Day 6/30: Boots Gone Wrong

More photos with a semi-revealed face? Yup :) I did debate whether or not to include the second photo for the longest time. The outfit took a nosedive when I put on socks + boots. Don't know what I was thinking. Sigh. Chalk this one up to another learning experience where an outfit looked much better in my head :) But I do like the first image!

Have a lovely weekend, everyone!
sunglasses: Walmart (similar)
top: Gap (similar)
necklace: Forever 21 (currently sold here; similar)
ring: Spotted Moth via Kendi's giveaway (similar)
belt: Old Navy (similar)
shorts: American Eagle (this season's version sold here)
socks: J.Crew (similar)

24 comments:

  1. LOL. Hey, I've done that before, too! Call me crazy, but I think it works on you in a quirky way. Then again, I haven't been known to have the best fashion sense. ;D

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  2. I LOOOOOOOOOOOOOVE the outfit. I don't mind the boots, but they're definitely not what I would have pictured with the first picture :) Also loving your newly-revealed self!

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  3. Oh, and I should have been more specific: obviously I would love your striped shirt, but doing it one-shouldered those white shorts with that awesome belt just tie it all together in such a preppy, awesome way! Want to copy NOW!

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  4. i do love the pic without the boots, lol. ive had a few outfits so far that im not a fan of, too :)

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  5. Oh, you look so cute Cee! Love this outfit on you. Yay for the head shot...finally got to semi-see your pretty face :)

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  6. I've definitely done this before too! Imagined a look, and then when it was on...it wasn't what I thought it would be! i like the slouchy striped top
    Shasie
    Live Life in Style

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  7. I love little peek of the shoulder! I didn't expect the boots with the rest of the outfit either but I don't mind it. On a muggy, rainy day this look will totally work. :)

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  8. I love your candid honesty. I'm in no way calling your 2nd pic a fail, but have definitely had the "WTF was I thinking" fashion moments. Way to put it out there. There's too much pressure for fashion blogs to be styled perfectly.

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  9. haha you're too funny. At least you caught the little fashion "mishap"! I love the first photo as well.

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  10. Sadly I agree that maybe the boots weren't the greatest of choices but it's so great to see your face again! I'm hoping this is going to be a regular feature!

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  11. I've seen people wear argyle socks with rain boots. Maybe b/c your Burberry boots already have a pattern that it kinda clashes with your socks and the rest of your outfit. Perhaps another pair of socks would look better.

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  12. Cute! I love the off the shoulder shirt with the cool chain necklace.. I need to get me of those! :)

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  13. i kinda dig the socks peeking out of the boots! and i love the stripes on the white shorts.

    and i've definitely had an outfit turn out completely differently than how i had it pictured in my head!

    caroline - pictures & words

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  14. you're so cute cee! finally a face to a name :)

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  15. Hey, I love the look! Love those shorts, need them.

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  16. hello there! you look lovely!!! and i see your face! sort of ;)

    also, i heart the nautical feel of the top! relaxing weekend? i hope you had one.

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  17. @questforfashionsense - Hehehe, I'll take quirky :)

    @Erin - Copy away! :) I forget where I first saw the one-shouldered look with a striped top, but like you, I LOVED the look but wasn't sure if my cowl-neck top would work. I'm so glad it did in the end.

    @purses and puppies - Isn't that the beauty of this 30x30? Good or bad, all outfits go up on the web for us to learn from. I think that's the best part of this challenge :)

    @Lilly's Style - I think a semi reveal is about as revealing as I'll get ;)

    @Shasie, @caroline - Glad I'm not the only one, and thank you!

    @hurricanekerrie - Rain was in the weather forecast for the day, but it sure didn't look like it with the bright blue sky, haha. I'll admit I felt a little goofy walking around in rainboots on a sunny day, wishing for rain!

    @Emerald - Thank you so much for your feedback :) A few months ago, I had compiled a set of outfit pictures that were quite the head-scratchers. I thought about putting a post together consisting of all the missed outfits. But in the end I chickened out :( I'm glad this 30x30 doesn't allow me to be choosy about good vs bad outfits... b/c everything goes up! It's definitely a great learning experience.

    @The Little Dust Princess - Yeah... after the fact! haha It's ok though because I value both good and bad opinions :)

    @b_ra - Aww, don't be sad! I can take the truth :) (I hope). I've come to terms that sideways-tilted/sunglasses facial reveals are ok, because it's still kind of hard to recognize who I am. There definitely will be more in the future, but don't be surprised if there are days where I still cut my face off :D

    @Jarucha - I think so too... I probably should not have pulled the socks up so high, so only the pink trim was peeking out. Hmm... something to keep in mind for the future :)

    @JenlovesBal - I'm such a sucker for patterned socks, so I'm glad to see someone else does too :)

    @Leena - Yes, about time, huh? ;)

    @Bethany - They fit me pretty well, albeit a bit short, but if you're ok with that, definitely give them a shot. We're the same size/height/etc after all ;)

    @Patty - Definitely had a great relaxing weekend. In fact, I don't have much to show for it, haha.

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  18. Boots + peeking out argyle socks are so cute, but unfortunately it doesn't make much sense with shorts. You weren't wrong in trying the look out, since it is very flattering, but I think I'd second guess it as well! Love the striped ribbon belt :)

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  19. Totally copying this off one shoulder look, Cee. Love it.

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  20. absolutely love the casual-chic vibe from the one shouldered shirt.

    i really love the continuation of argyle/plaid you put together, and i'm just as disappointed the rain didn't show.

    i don't think this is a 'wtf was i thinking' moment in the least bit!

    jenny
    http://goldnturquoise.blogspot.com/

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  21. Oooh, more shots with your face!! Next thing you know, we might receive close-ups too, right?!! ^_~

    I actually quite like the boots and socks you got there! It's your own personal style!

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  22. i love the second pix..it show a lil bit of your face and that outfit is simple and cute!

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  23. I like stripes w/other prints. Not a fail ;)

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