Thursday, March 1, 2012

Furry Experience

I wore this outfit a few weekends ago to the movies with my bf. I think it was his first time seeing me wear this faux-fur vest because when I walked out, his expression looked like this -- body recoiled back, mixture of fear and disgust flitting across his face. The closer I walked towards him, the more he backed away. You'd think I was a bully about to steal his lunch money. Instead, all I wanted to do was show him that the vest doesn't shed like what he's imagining. Of course as I demonstrated, strands of fur floated slowly to the ground, hahaha. Sigh. So much for backing up my case.
necklace: Amrita Singh Nello (similar)
vest: Zara Girl fur waistcoat (similar; similar)
top: LOFT tie neck drapey (this season's sold here)
bracelets: Forever 21 mixed (similar); Forever 21 chain link (similar; similar)
ring: Forever 21 delicate etchings (similar)
shorts: Old Navy pleated cuffed (similar)
tights: American Eagle (similar)
bag: Rebecca Minkoff basketweave MAM (this season's sold here)
flats: Sam Edelman Hera (sold here)

11 comments:

  1. I really like how you put together your outfit! And I really like your shorts. While my husband doesn't recoil the way your bf did to furry articles of clothing I wear, he definitely seems to find my combination of shorts and leggings in the winter really weird! lol
    Loving your style!

    www.urbanmantra.blogspot.com

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    1. It's so interesting to hear what men deem as "normal" vs "weird", isn't it? I should start keeping a list of absurd things my bf says about my outfits, haha.

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  2. love your vest!!
    http://sienastyle.blogspot.com/

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  3. i wish i felt comfortable in shorts and tights, it looks perfect!!

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  4. very cute!

    xo julesinflats.blogspot.com

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  5. Bahahah, I ended up returning a furry vest I purchased from Zara last year because the first thing BF said to me when he saw (and I wasn't even wearing it) was why there was a dead run over raccoon in the closet. And the "jabs" did not end there, so as you can guess, I have yet to keep a furry vest ...

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    1. Lol I keep my vest inside one of those dry-cleaning plastic garment bags... farrrr away from his section of the clothes, so there's nothing for him to complain about ;) I say don't give up on your search yet... there may be one that both of you will like :)

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  6. LOL!!! love that story! My husband dislikes my faux-fur vest too...he asks me if I'm going to accessorize with flea collars...

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    1. Hahaha don't you love the things men say about what we wear?! It's a great source of amusement that's for sure ;)

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  7. Love the layering of your pieces. The shorts and the tights look gorgeous on you!

    - xoxo

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