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Tuesday, February 21, 2012

More than Jeans and a T-Shirt

I've always been a prissy girl.
Pink, ruffled, girly- when I was a little girl, the frillier the better.
To potty train me, my mom put ruffle bottom panties on me. That's it.
I didn't want to soil my pretty panties, so I didn't.

My style is ever evolving, but a little sass or girlie flair has always been an ingredient.
When it comes to 'Plain Jane' jeans and a t-shirt, unless I'm painting or cleaning house, you won't see it on me. Call it the curse of the prissy girl. I just can't do it.
All it takes is a little something to go from 'Plain Jane' to touch of sass.
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Oh and a friend to make you laugh thru a quick 'hey, before I leave your house, snap a few pics for me?' photo shoot.
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skinny jeans-Forever 21
charcoal v-neck tee shirt-Old Navy
flowy blue kind of stripey sweater wrap (how's THAT for a name)- NY&Co
multi-strand funky scarf-handmade Christmas gift from Kimberly, sold at Eclectic Elegance
favorite boots-best hand me down ever

Sometimes a kick pleat and ruffle blowing in the wind are enough to make a plain pairing feel like a 'put-together' outfit. Is it still a kick pleat if it's at the top of the back of a jacket? You aren't kicking anything....but it kicks out the fabric...what is it really called?
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It was so windy, I couldn't keep my hair out of my face. My five year old thought it was hysterical the wind nearly blew me over...but Oh the sky is such a glorious shade of blue in the desert when the high winds blow all the clouds away.
vintage flare trouser jeans-American Eagle Outfitters
chocolate brown boatneck tee-Old Navy
cropped, ruffle sleeve swing jacket-Express
caramel colored booties-Charming Charlie
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red modern pearl statement necklace-Allorahandmade

How do you wear jeans and a t-shirt? Dressed up? Dressed down? Accessorized?

Linking up with Lindsey and Nina this week.

5 comments:

Kassie said...

Love your scarf! Super cute!

Stopping by from WIWW!

littlepenelopelane said...

You are darling! LOVE your outfits!!

L. Myers said...

Really cute scarf and blue sweater!

Sherri said...

It's HARD for me to toss on jeans and a t-shirt too. So I usually 'dress' it up a bit. Love your scarf and asymmetrical vest. That would work for me too. Curse of the prissy girl... I totally GET that.

Alyson @Eisley Rae said...

HA! I love the pics by my front door. ;) So funny. Why do we always end up laughing hysterically when we take pictures?
I think you've made ME not be able to throw on jeans and tshirt so easily anymore. Bad influence? Good one? I'm not sure! haha. LOVE that cropped little jacket!