This was not a planned photo session, but I am so glad we took a few pictures when I met Justin for a lunch date and some errands in town on Friday.
You've seen everything but this blouse - it's one of two bold stripe blouses I ordered from eShakti this Fall. I love all sorts of patterns and colors, but bright and bold are my most favorite ones. I have a feeling I will wear this blouse a lot, there are some wonderful details there - I will make sure to show them next time. The fur collar vest is one of the most versatile layering pieces for this time of year, and the yellow pants always add rays of sunshine to our cloudy climate, and I'm just happy they still fit me!
This outfit would work without the accessories too, but they really give the whole look a boost. I tried a black hat - nope, wasn't enough color for my liking. The red hat was the perfect touch, and the purse had to finish it off. As for shoes, if I was planning a lot of walking, I would definitely go with no heels, but since I wasn't, this pair of suede booties (quite comfortable for a couple of hours, but not much longer for me) did the job. Sometimes, a girl just needs heels.
I like a little bling, so a chunky bracelet and cocktail ring in the shape of a frog are always good in my book, even if I'm going to a local mall and inexpensive Asian noodle joint, not to a cocktail party. Call me quirky if you will, but I feel surprisingly comfortable in this outfit.
Blouse - eShakti
Vest - Torrid
Hat - Charlotte Russe (old)
Jeans - Ashley Stewart (old)
Boots - Aquatalia (old)
Ring, bracelet - Lane Bryant (old)
Sunnies - Christian Siriano for Lane Bryant
Purse - vintage
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