Thursday, May 8, 2014

Two for One

Same outfit, different days, swapped accessories. If there is one thing I'm consistent with, it's my gazing-with-fascination-at-the-ground pose... which apparently I overuse without thinking twice about. Time to pick up a new "acting natural" pose?
black cowlneck sweater, striped top, light wash jeans
black cowlneck sweater, striped top, red crossbody bag
sunglasses: Walmart aviator (similar)
lips: Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick in softsilver rose (sold here)
sweater: Gap cowlneck (sold here - $19.97)
bracelet: Forever 21 cuff (similar; similar)
jeans: LOFT super skinny jeans in deconstructed garden blue (sold here - 40% off)
bag: [outfit 1] Longchamp large Le Pliage (sold at Nordstrom / Bloomingdale's / NM)
[outfit 2] Chanel camellia WOC (buy pre-owned)
shoes: [outfit 1] YSL Charlotte pumps in Millennium print (similar; similar; similar)
[outfit 2] Sam Edelman Felicia ballet flats (sold at Nordstrom / Shopbop / Lord & Taylor / Zappos)

6 comments:

  1. Hi! Are your YSL Charlotte pumps comfortable? Do they run TTS?

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    1. Hey! The Charlotte pumps are the most uncomfortable shoes I own. No exaggeration. Something about my feet just doesn't fit right with the shoes because I haven't heard many complaints from others who own these shoes. As a result, I don't wear these shoes if I have to walk/stand for long periods of time.

      I usually take 36-36.5 in European sizes but own these in 37 because the toebox is narrow and I have wider feet. I've tried 36, but my toes were hurting from being pinched just after a few minutes of wear. I never got the chance to try 36.5, but it prob would've fit fine. 37's are a tad roomy on me but nothing footpads can't fix and my toes are much happier :) Long story short, I'd say go at least a half size up.

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  2. Love your flats! Sam Edelman shoes are so comfy!

    www.loveandclothing.com

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  3. I pretty much do this too--I can't wear heels all day at the office so I have to transition into them for post work outings.

    Style by Joules

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  4. Hah, your acting natural pose DOES look natural, so even if you did it every other post, it doesn't feel like stiff-limbed posing (like me, lol, i'm terrible at looking natural) Anyway, I just wanted to say that I love the halo effect you have going on in the first pic! Please teach me how to do that, because every time I have the light behind me, I just look like a dark blob.

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    1. Hmm... the dark blob in front of sunlight is something that can't be fixed in a point-and-shoot. But now that you have a DSLR, you should be able to capture clearer blobs. I'd try cranking up the brightness or letting in more light (lower f-stop). Also, shooting in RAW then post-processing photos in Adobe Lightroom can fix practically anything. <3 Lightroom!

      I think for the first photo, I was actually standing in the path of the sunlight's rays, which gives off the halo effect. I'm trying to think if I did anything else different that day, but drawing a blank :(

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